2015 Free Day of CE – Presented by AMTA Illinois Chapter @ Hyatt Regency O'Hare
Jun 13 @ 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
2015 Free Day of CE - Presented by AMTA Illinois Chapter @ Hyatt Regency O'Hare | Rosemont | Illinois | United States

Strengthen Your Practice

Massage therapists from across the Midwest are invited for a day of continuing education, networking and fun! Be inspired and earn CE hours with classes on fascial therapy, business building and ethics.

This top-notch event is free!!!

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Schedule at a Glance

9:30-11:00              Meeting Registration

11:00                     Welcome

11:30-1                   Lunch

1-4                         Concurrent education sessions

Fundamentals of Fascial Therapy – currently full

Instructor: Pete Pfannerstill

Take an inside look at practical application of fascial therapy. Explore various styles, techniques and philosophies of fascial therapy, and the physiological responses of both the fascia and the rest of the body to the techniques. Materials required: Massage table, bolster, sheets and towels. (3 CEs)

Pete Pfannerstill is the owner of UltraSports Massage Therapy in Florida. He specializes in myofascial sports massage and soft tissue injury rehabilitation, myofascial therapy, structural integration and neuromuscular therapy.


Ethics + Business Building

Instructor: Kathy Paholsky

Reexamine your boundaries and methods of dealing with compassion fatigue. Learn to balance empathy, caring and nurturing within professional boundaries.  (2 ethics CEs) 

Whether you’re just starting out or are looking to expand an already busy practice, we’ll explore ways to expand your business and while using your time effectively. (1CE)

Kathy Paholsky has worked in massage therapy and bodywork for nearly 30 years as both a practitioner and an educator. Balancing empathy, caring and nurturing with maintaining clear boundaries is an ongoing activity, and sometimes a struggle.

4-6                         Networking Reception

Wrap up the day by mingling and unwinding with your fellow attendees.



Hyatt Regency O’Hare

9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue

Rosemont, IL

Reserve your room now.

A limited number of rooms are available at the meeting hotel at our special rate of $129 single/double plus tax a night. Check back for information on booking a hotel room.

Parking and Driving Directions

Parking is available for the special meeting rate of $5.

Click here for driving directions to the hotel.

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