Annual General Meeting

September 13, 2019 @ 9am
Edmonton, AB DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton

Annual General Meeting

The AGM will commence at 9:00 am on Friday, September 13th, 2019 at the Double Tree Hotel in Edmonton, AB. Q & A following the AGM. Please click on the button below to register.  The Annual General Meeting is a closed event for CMMOTA members ONLY.

Trade Show

There will be also be a trade show commencing on Friday, September 13 to Sunday, September 15 at our 2019 Conference. We are hoping on having 12-14 booths this year! If you or someone you know might be interested in attending our trade show please contact the CMMOTA office directly or click here for a registration form!

Hotel Reservations

Double Tree Hotel Reservations:
Phone: 1-780-484-0821 or 1-888-875-4667
Website: https://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/Y/YEGNMDT-RMT-20190912/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG
Room Rates: $162 Standard/$182 King Suite per night. Group Code: CMMOTA DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton:

Delegates must identify themselves as being with the Remedial Massage Therapists Association and use the Group Discount Group Code: RMT in order to reserve the discounted rate.
Group Name: 2019 CMMOTA AGM & Conference
Group Code: RMT
Book By: August 14, 2019
Address: 16615 109th Avenue North West, Edmonton, AB, T5P 4K8

2019 Courses Available

We are pleased to present eleven fantastic course opportunities to massage therapists at this year's conference in Edmonton, AB at the Double Tree Hotel on September 13-15, 2019.

COST: Courses 1 & 2 FREE to CMMOTA Members. Course 2 is $50 per person for Non-Members

Courses 3, 4 & 5: $125 early bird May 31, 2019. After June 1, 2019 $175. Non-Members $175
Courses 6 & 7: $225 early bird May 31, 2019. After June 1, 2019 $275. Non-Members $275
Courses 8- 11: $425 early bird May 31, 2019. After June 1, 2019 $500. Non-Members $525

1- ACT Alberta; Action Coalition of Human Trafficking Alberta: 2 credits - FREE

ACT Alberta is a Canadian coalition of Government of Alberta representatives, non-governmental organizations, community organizations, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. ACT Alberta provides resources to help front-line workers identify potential trafficking situations and aid victims of human trafficking by increasing knowledge and awareness on human trafficking, advocating for effective rights-based responses, building capacity of all involved stakeholders, and leading and fostering collaboration and communication for joint action against human trafficking.

Class Itinerary:

Friday, September 13, 2019
Presented by Jessica Brandon
Time – 11:30am – 12:30pm

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3- Sexual Misconduct Workshop: 4 credits

Following the high incidence of inappropriate touch, sexual assault and abuse cases in the Massage Industry, Instructors of Alberta College of Massage Therapy: Alyssa Hendry and Janet Mwamburi developed a training program to inspire prevention of sexual misconduct in massage practice. The program is also designed to encourage compliance to Massage Therapy Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics as laid out by regulated jurisdictions and professional bodies in non-regulated provinces.

Class Itinerary:

Friday, September 13, 2019
Instructed by Janet Mwamburi and Alyssa Hendry
Time – 1:00pm – 5:00pm

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5- Fundamentals of Advanced Orthopedic Massage: 4 credits

This seminar will cover pregnancy massage, stretching techniques, proper positioning and draping specific to pregnant and postpartum women. Contraindications, complications, postural changes and basic anatomy of the pelvis will be examined. Labor massage techniques and postpartum care will also be taught. This course will show therapists how to treat expecting women effectively and compassionately.

Class Itinerary:

Friday, September 13, 2019
Instructed by Linda Hoppe with Seminars for Health
Time – 1:00pm – 5:00pm

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6- Kinetic Massage of the Neck: 7 credits

Kinetic Massage of the Neck course consists of massaging with very precise movements to target not only the muscles but also the joints. It incorporates specific massage strokes with dynamic joint movement. This is an excellent advanced approach with proven results that your clients will strongly benefit from. Optimally treat stubborn pathologies with Kinetic Massage of the Neck techniques and approach. Your clients will feel the difference.

Class Itinerary:

Saturday, September 14, 2019
Instructed by Mara Boaru with Seminars for Health
Times: Saturday – 8:30am – 4:30pm

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7- Kinetic Massage of the Shoulder: 7 credits

Kinetic Massage courses are about getting your clients to move the way their bodies were intended to, all while preserving your own body mechanics. By understanding anatomy and correct positioning, your clients will return with the confidence that they are secure and achieving results. To enhance your clients’ therapeutic experience, Kinetic Massage provides you with an active technique using both joint movements and massage strokes. Kinetic Massage of the Shoulder course consists of massaging with very precise movements to target not only the muscles but also the joints. It incorporates specific massage strokes with dynamic joint movement. This is an excellent advanced approach with proven results that your clients will strongly benefit from.

Class Itinerary:

Sunday, September 15, 2019
Instructed by Linda Hoppe & Mara Boaru with Seminars for Health
Times: Sunday – 8:30am – 4:30pm

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8- Certification Program – Dynamic Cupping: 12 credits

Stay current with this high-demand modality using an exceptionally effective tool. No hands can replicate the lift and efficiency of the cups. Reach all body regions with these pliable soft edge silicone cups while maintaining suction (muscle attachments, posterior neck, palm and plantar surface). Restore health using Kinetic/Thai mobilization techniques specifically designed for Dynamic Cupping therapists. Increase the depth of your treatment with less effort. Obtain better results. Work the magic of these simple and fantastic cups without disturbing the natural flow of your regular practice. Your hands are always in contact with your client. Add cupping techniques to enhance without replacing your hands. Clients still feel like they are getting a quality massage. (Cups are complementary with this class, extras are available for purchase.)

Class Itinerary:

Saturday, September 14, 2019 & Sunday, September 15, 2019
Instructed by Shirley Damberger with Seminars for Health
Times: Saturday - 9am – 5pm & Sunday - 9am – 5pm

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9- The Keller Method: 12 credits

PRACTICE PAIN PREVENTION AND REMEDIATION: Join Kathleen Keller an international Educator in Myofascia, Pilates Rehabilitation and Posture education. For two active days, you will learn how to avoid and resolve the main issues that you face every day. Come away with real tools that you can implement right away. A lively experiential mix of activity and lecture including a targeted series of Self Myofascial Release and prescriptive exercises. kellermethodpilates.com / www.posturematters.ca

Class Itinerary:

Saturday, September 14, 2019 & Sunday, September 15, 2019
Instructed by Kathleen Keller
Times: Saturday – 8am – 4pm &Sunday – 8am – 4pm

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10 -Headache & Migraine: The Osteopathic Approach: 12 credits

Upon completion of this two-day workshop the participants will be able to identify and treat clients suffering with Headache and Migraine issues by utilizing both bio-mechanical and mobilization techniques that Alexandre has demonstrated and illustrated using the Osteopathic View. These include; How to mobilise the cervical spine to treat tension headaches and alleviate pain, how to mobilise the cranial sutures in order to improve the cranial bio-mechanical mechanism, how to assess and treat the vascular system in relation to headaches and be able to apply specific clinical tests to help in determining the bio-mechanical cause of the pain. When you enroll in CIOT’s Osteopathic program, by September 15th, they will reimburse the cost of this 2-day course.  Contact CIOT for further details 403-455-2468

Class Itinerary:

Saturday, September 14, 2019 & Sunday, September 15, 2019
Instructed by Alexandre Freire with Body Therapy Wellness
Times: Saturday – 8am – 5pm &Sunday – 8am – 5pm

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11- K-Taping Pro: 12 credits

The K-Taping Pro course covers the basic functions and effects of K-taping. Applications learned in the two-day course are for muscle, ligament, functional corrections, and fascia corrections. Lymphatic correction techniques are also introduced. Participants will receive instruction on the application of combination techniques for multiple conditions including: impingement syndrome, whiplash, low back pain, finger contusion, wrist stabilization, Iliotibial Band Syndrome, Patello-Femoral Syndrome, knee arthritis, Achilles tendonitis, ankle weakness, plantar fasciitis, scar tape application, lymphatic dysfunction, as well as the indications and usage of Cross Taping.

Class Itinerary:

Saturday, September 14, 2019 & Sunday, September 15, 2019
Instructed by Jeff Brooker and Gabrielle Milot-Lavergne
Times: Saturday – 9am – 5pm & Sunday – 9am – 5pm

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Contact the CMMOTA

Canadian Massage & Manual Osteopathic Therapists Association
#219, 3722 57 Ave
Red Deer, Alberta
Canada T4N 4R7

Phone:
Fax:
403-517-7675