Annual General Meeting

June 4, 2021 at 2 pm - 6 pm
Our AGM will be held virtually this year.

Annual General Meeting

We will be holding our 2021 AGM virtually. Attendance link will be sent closer to the AGM. See you virtually in June!

To register, please visit:

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/cmmotas-2021-agm-tickets-143152702587

CMMOTA's 2021 Conference September 10th-12th, 2021

Orthopedic Massage of the Shoulder: 4 CEC's

Early Bird Member pricing of $150 until July 15, 2021. After July 15, 2021 $199
Friday, September 10, 2021 Instructed by Seminars for Health Time – 8:00am – 12:00pm

Combine muscle therapy with the art of massage to optimize your clients’ health.

Collapse posture is becoming an epidemic. You can no longer ignore your clients showing signs of poor posture.  Teenagers, office workers, massage therapists have to resist forward positioning of the body.  Your Orthopedic Massage skills will powerfully influence this growing problem by restoring chest expansion and correcting shoulder alignment.

Thank you, Seminars for Health, for providing this discounted price to our members.

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Orthopedic Massage of the Posterior Neck: 4 CEC's

Early Bird Member pricing of $150 until July 15, 2021. After July 15, 2021 $199
Friday, September 10, 2021 Instructed by Seminars for Health Time –1:00pm – 5:00pm

Release the load that burdens your clients

Too often people endure constant pain and are in need of relief. The complex neck is vulnerable and prone to injuries. Forward positioning of the head is an epidemic. Achieve results by identifying affected postural structures through precise palpation with confidence. Orthopedic Massage provides optimal recovery, eliminating the extreme tension while maintaining stability. Provide the ability to access deep and superficial posterior neck muscles with Orthopedic Massage practices.  Obtain lasting relief for clients suffering from a postural strain, whiplash, tension headache, and stiff neck.

Thank you, Seminars for Health, for providing this discounted price to our members.

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Income Tax for Therapist's: 2 CEC's

Early Bird Member pricing of $55 until July 15, 2021. After July 15, 2021 $85                                                                                  Friday, September 10, 2021 Instructed by Jordan Pierson with Online Wellness Institute Time – 8:00am – 10:00am

This introductory business and income tax course for RMTs will take a closer look at the following essential topics:

– What does it mean to incorporate a business? Should you incorporate? Assessment of the pros and cons to incorporation.

– What is a write off and what does it do?

– How to avoid being audited/reviewed by the CRA.

– Why you shouldn’t be worried about moving into a higher tax bracket.

– How to lower your tax bill. What are you allowed to write off?

Welcome Jordan! We are delighted to have you presenting at your 1st CMMOTA Conference.

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Direct Billing for Health & Wellness Practitioners: 2 CEC's

Early Bird Member pricing of $55 until July 15, 2021. After July 15, 2021 $85                                                                                 Friday, September 10th, 2021  Presented by Melissa Pierson with Online Wellness Institute. Time – 11:00am – 1:00pm

Have you ever felt overwhelmed or confused about direct billing extended health benefits? Whether you’re new to direct billing or just need some additional guidance, this course is a must! You will be guided step-by-step on how to direct bill to over 40 insurance companies; we cover important topics such as pre-determination, adjudication, coordination of benefits, consent forms, reconciliations and much more. This course is appropriate for any health and wellness practitioners or clinic administrators across Canada. For reference, attendees will be offered free access to the online version of this same course, which is available at www.onlinewellness.ca.

Welcome Melissa! We are very excited to have you presenting at your 1st CMMOTA Conference.

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Making Sense of GST/HST: 2 CEC's

Early Bird Member pricing of $55 until July 15, 2021. After July 15, 2021 $85                                                                             Friday, September 10, 2021 Instructed by Jordan Pierson with Online Wellness Institute. Time – 2:00pm – 4:00pm

This course will teach RMTs everything they need to know about GST/HST. After completing this course, participants will:

– Know exactly when and how to register for a GST/HST number.

– Understand how to keep track of the GST/HST they’ve collected and paid.

– Be able to file their GST/HST return online using NETFILE.

– Know how to pay their net GST/HST to the CRA.

– Understand the differences between the Regular Method and the Quick Method of accounting for GST/HST.

– Be able to explain what input tax credits (ITCs) are and the impact they have on net GST/HST owed.

– Know the CRA’s GST/HST filing and payment deadlines, and when instalment payments are required.

– Know how to apply to use the Quick Method of accounting for GST/HST.

For reference, attendees will be offered free access to the online version of this same course, which is available at www.onlinewellness.ca.

Welcome Jordan! We are delighted to have you presenting at your 1st CMMOTA Conference.

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Introduction to Reflexology: 7 CEC's

Early Bird Member pricing of $169 until July 15, 2021. After July 15, 2021, $255.                                                                          Friday, September 10, 2021 Instructed by Carrie Suwal Time – 8:30am – 4:30pm

In this course we will go over the scientific and energetic connections between our reflex points in the hands and the feet, and the effect they have on the physical, emotional, and energetic body. Learn the history, proper application, and organ mapping of the reflex points. Each organ holds an emotional aspect that we will uncover and use to assist the body in reaching its highest potential. Discover the yin and yang channels and how to balance them through a reflexology session. Leave the introductory course with the knowledge necessary to offer a beneficial reflexology treatment.

Welcome back Carrie! We are very happy to have you returning to our Conference this year.

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Assessment & Treatment of Viscera: 8 CEC's

Early Bird Member pricing of $180 until July 15, 2021. After July 15, 2021, $270.                                                                         Friday, September 10, 2021 Instructed by Sheryl Hamilton. Time – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Visceral dysfunction can create symptoms throughout the body through fascial restriction, neurohormonal dysfunction, and neurological dysfunction. This workshop will help you:

  • Locate and treat visceral restriction in the thorax, abdomen and pelvis
  • Learn to use treatment of viscera to improve range of motion
  • Extend your career by straining your body less in treatment

The easy-to-learn tools taught in this workshop will let you add visceral assessment and treatment to your practice right away.  Improve your results with your patients and expand the scope of functional issues that you can effectively treat.

Welcome back Sheryl! We are so pleased to have you back for your 2nd CMMOTA Conference.

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Kinetic Massage of the Hip: 7 CEC's

Early Bird Member pricing of $249 until July 15, 2021. After July 15, 2021, $349.                                                                     Saturday, September 11, 2021 Instructed by Seminars for Health. Time – 9:00am – 5:00pm

Restore joint mobility and pain relief to the hip joint.

Too often people endure constant pain and are in need of relief. Research states that the hip joint is the fastest aging joint in the body. Chronic sitting is epidemic and is next to smoking as for its negative impact on one’s body. Kinetic Massage Technique is the answer to provide relief and decrease stiffness. Achieve results in restoring hip movement with Kinetic Massage of the hip. Utilize soft tissue release techniques to decompress the hip joint and increase joint lubrication and mobility. Add years of health to that fast aging joint.

Be satisfied that you are making the greatest difference with Kinetic Massage.

Thank you, Seminars for Health, for providing this discounted price to our members.

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Reflexology of the Hand: 7 CEC's

Early Bird Member pricing of $169 until July 15, 2021. After July 15, 2021, $255.                                                                      Saturday, September 11th and 12th, 2021 Instructed by Carrie Suwal Time – 8:30am – 4:30pm

By the end of the day you will confidently be able to give a full reflexology treatment to find illness and dis-ease in the hands, as well as treat the imbalances found. Build your extra sensory tool of energetic therapy as we use universal Qi to positively charge the imbalances found in the body through hand reflexes. Practice western and eastern reflexology treatment styles to discover which technique you like best (oil & dry). Leave this course with the practical tools to give a thorough reflexology treatment of the hands.

Welcome back Carrie! We are very happy to have you returning to our Conference this year.

Before registering for this course, it is recommended that you complete the Introduction to Reflexology course or have previous experience in Reflexology.

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Headache & Migraine: The Osteopathic Approach: 16 CEC's

Early Bird Member pricing of $425 until July 15, 2021. After July 15, 2021, $625.                                                                      Saturday & Sunday, September 11th and 12th, 2021 Instructed by Body Therapy Wellness Centre. Time – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Upon completion of this two-day workshop the participants will be able to identify and treat clients suffering with Headache and Migraine issues by utilising both bio-mechanical and mobilisation 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.

Welcome back Body Therapy Wellness Centre. We are thrilled to have you returning to our Conference.

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Advance Craniosacral: 16 CEC's

Early Bird Member pricing of $349 until July 15, 2021. After July 15, 2021, $540.                                                                  Saturday & Sunday September 11th and 12th, 2021 Instructed by Sheryl Hamilton. Time – 8:00am – 5:00pm

This class will bring you beyond cranial rhythm and into mid-tide and long-tide which are the deeper expressions of fluid potency in the cranial system.  You will learn to work with meninges, bones, ventricles and the central nervous system to re-connect your patients with the deeper tides thereby restoring overall health by directly improving vitality. You will learn to:

  • Palpate and assess all tissues in the cranium;
  • Recognize and work with cranial rhythm, and mid-tide and long-tide;
  • Safely restore normal or improved function to the central nervous system by improving cellular nutrition and fluid flow;
  • Extend your career by learning a gentle, non-invasive approach.

Come and improve the function of your own CNS and learn how to support your patients in enjoying a healthy brain in a healthy body.

Welcome back Sheryl! We are so pleased to have you back for your 2nd CMMOTA Conference.

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Reflexology of the Feet: 7 CEC's

Early Bird pricing of $169 until July 15, 2021. After July 15, 2021, $255.                                                                                          Sunday, September 12, 2021 Instructed by Carrie Suwal. Time –8:30am – 4:30pm

By the end of the day you will confidently be able to give a full reflexology treatment to find illness and dis-ease in the feet, as well as treating the imbalances found. Build your extra sensory tool of energetic therapy as we use universal Qi to positively charge the imbalances found in the body through foot reflexes. Practice western and eastern reflexology treatment styles to discover which technique you like best (oil & dry). Leave this course with the practical tools to give a therapeutic reflexology treatment of the feet.

Welcome back Carrie! We are very happy to have you returning to our Conference this year.

Before registering for this course, it is recommended that you complete the Introduction to Reflexology course or have previous experience in Reflexology.

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Self Myofascial Release: 7 CEC's

Early Bird pricing of $175 until July 15, 2021. After July 15, 2021, $255.                                                                                        Sunday, September 12, 2021 Instructed by Kathleen Keller. Time – 9am – 5pm

SMR (Self-Myofascial Release)

A profoundly effective therapeutic SELF-CARE technique to release muscles and hydrate myofascia. SMR is a systematic method to free muscular and myofascial restrictions and separate muscle compartments.  In this deeply experiential workshop, you will learn and feel the methods on your own body, using an assortment of therapeutic balls of various sizes and densities. You will understand the distinct applications of the ball using directional traction and your body weight. You will come away with new techniques to add to services you already offer your patients/clients, as well as valuable ways for to you to treat your own body!

BENEFITS OF SMR

  • Free old restrictive myofascial patterns
  • Release muscles from each other & from underlying bone
  • Increase circulation and promote healing
  • Restore muscular length and balance
  • Enhance sport performance and help prevent injury
  • Increase range of motion
  • Establish greater body awareness and balance
  • Hydrate myofascia

Welcome back Kathleen! We are ecstatic to have you returning to our Conference this year.

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The Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre

Located at: 1316 33 Street NE Calgary, Alberta T2A 6B6

More details to come. Watch for an update.

Contact the CMMOTA

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

Phone:
Fax:
403-517-7675