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The AMT Blog

The AMT blog was launched in mid-September 2017. It features weekly articles, news and updates of interest to AMT members and the wider massage therapy community. You’ll find the AMT blog here.

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AMT welcomes articles for consideration to be included on the blog.These articles should be aimed at AMT members (i.e.massage therapists) and can be a case study, a book review, a review of a research study, personal experience, an examination of a massage relevant topic or similar articles. Please pitch your ideas to us via blog@amt.org.au.

Articles should be between 800-1200 words. Please read the blog to gauge style and tone. Images, with appropriate permissions, are a bonus.

We do not publish advertorials.

Submit your article to blog@amt.org.au.

2020: Our training package qualifications in focus

There’s been a lot of rumours flying around about the proposed new Advanced Diploma of Massage. Rebecca Barnett attempts to set the record straight and articulates AMT’s formal position on the new qualification.

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Post date: 20-12-2019

AMT Chairperson Summer Message

Which voices do you listen to? AMT Chairperson Michelle McKerron discusses the various “voices” that influence her professional life, including the annoying one that insists she stops watching Gogglebox.

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Post date: 17-12-2019

Mythbusting: Massage Reduces Cortisol

Massage reduces cortisol levels! Or does it? Dan Wonnocott returns to bust another massage myth.

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Post date: 10-12-2019