Different Strokes the Maine Chapter Newsletter


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Different Strokes 2018 May    2018_05_small_AMTA_Maine_Chapter_Newsletter_Final

Different Strokes 2018 July   2018_0801_small_AMTA_ME_Summer_newsletter

Different Strokes 2018 September   2018_09_reduced_National_Convention_2018_Different_Strokes

Different Strokes 2018 December   2018_1210_small_Newsletter_drive_ver

Different Strokes 2019 February   2019_02_Winter_Newsletter_small


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         American Massage Therapy Association, Maine Chapter Newsletter

Some of the ways we welcome your contributions to these sections. Consider submitting to the following sections of our newsletters. Details are below.

18. Self-Care

Each newsletter we will strive to have a particular focus on self-care. Send in your ideas to share with our members.

19. Volunteer Opportunities

We each have a variety of skills, and we have untapped skills that we have yet to learn. If you would like to share your skills please contact any member of the board or communications team. Below are listed some opportunities.

If you already know how or would like to learn to work with websites, our Communications Committee would like you to join them. We need someone with a few minutes to spare to update our website once a week. Please contact Kara or Anita.

20. Writers Wanted!

We have many areas of communications that we are pursuing and that require your assistance. Write about yourself, brag about a service project, your community, our therapists, pose a question, or write an answer. If it interests you, it will likely interest others. Regular column needs include:  our Community Service column (your or an AMTA-MT friend’s service project), Questions and Answers, Ask a Therapist, Members Maine, Massage Therapy and Client Health Concerns, Photos and Artwork of the Month, and Surprise! (anything to amaze, delight, peak curiosity and learning column!

21. Members Main

Looking for an AMTA member from northern Maine to kick off this column. Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western, Maine are so different. Members, please tell us about YOUR Maine, the history, special events, quirky little things that make your town unique. Photos encouraged!

22. Curiosity SURPRISE! 

Members, please submit your ideas for a “Surprise!” section in each newsletter—It may be curious facts about: body’s systems, the brain, the heart, muscles, interesting visceral facts, massage therapy, nature, the stars, relationships, current favorite music link, or anything you think may interest or fascinate us.

Member Quiz: 23. Members Photos, Art & Writing

We welcome you to submit  photographs, poetry, prose, and artwork. We cannot promise that we can share all photos or writing submitted, yet we will do our best to honor your artwork, while at the same time seeking to improve our content. Be sure to credit the artist or writer. Thank you!

24. Newsletter Deadlines, Disclaimer, Contact Information

Deadline for submissions to the next newsletter TBA.

Pictures and articles are encouraged and welcomed from members, but we reserve the right to edit and/or refuse any submitted article, graphic, or advertisement and assume no responsibility for errors, omissions, or corrections. In addition neither the AMTA Maine Chapter, Different Strokes, or this Editor warrants, guarantees or endorses any opinion, product, service, or referral advertised herein, nor do we express any opinion in regard to the legality of the use of any product in connection with the practice of massage therapy.

Please submit all contributions to the editor by the due date. Graphics should be in computer-friendly format preferably JPEG. Please include a SASE if you would like anything returned. Other AMTA chapter newsletters may use materials from ours with credit cited for the source. Contact for this newsletter is:

Kara Masters Seikman,