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Join us for the second Annual MTAM Regional Road Trip at Elkhorn Resort Spa & Conference Centre, Onanole. You can attend one or all of the great courses available over the weekend. We have an incredible lineup of speakers who are excited to share their knowledge and expertise. Read more about our speakers.

All guestrooms are at our group rate of $120+tax/night single occupancy or $140+tax/night double occupancy. The room block code for guests to quote when they call our front desk is “MTAM18” rooms will be held until February 9th.


March 9, 2018

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
New Regulation Update: Next Steps to Create College of Massage Therapy in Manitoba  Presented by Sheila Molloy, MTAM Executive Director
Free | for members only
This event is worth 2 Core Competency/Primary credits

nancy_headshot11 AM - 12:30 PM
Getting Ready for Tax Time and Tax Tips for RMT’s
Expert discussion provided by Affinity Partner Nancy Thomson of FBC Winnipeg

MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired/Student Members: $20 plus GST 
This event is worth 1.5 Core Competency/Primary credits

1:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Research Roadshow: Family Feud
The battle to learn about new massage therapy research begins!
MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Retired Members: $20 plus GST 
This event is worth 2.0 Core Competency/Primary credits

paul_headshot3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Draping Refresher: Best Practices and Safe Boundaries NEW Version in 2018! Complaints to the MTAM related to poor draping technique are on the rise...have you given much thought to how your draping techniques could make patients uncomfortable? Are you following the national standards? Perhaps it is time for a refresher in draping!This course will review draping for patients in prone, supine, lateral recumbent and seated postures. We will talk about the ethics of draping, boundaries for massage therapists and their patients, and give very practical training that you can take to your clinic and start using the very next day. Presented by Paul Kohlmeier BPE, RMT, R.Ac.
MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Student Members: $50 + GST
This event is worth 3 Core Competency/Primary credits

8:00 PM
Networking Get Together
Enjoy casual time with your colleagues, members of the Regional Committee, Board of Directors and Staff of the MTAM.



March 10, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Ways to Build Your Regional Business and Make More Money
Presented by Sheila Molloy, MTAM Executive Director
MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing/Student Members: $50 + GST
This event is worth 1.5 Core Competency/Primary credits

ralph_headshot10:45 AM - 12:15 PM
RMT Retirement Planning - No Matter Your Age
Join our financial experts and Affinity partners from Cascade Financial to discuss the key things you need to know about planning for your retirement no matter what age you are starting at. Expert discussion provided by Affinity Partners Ralph Irwin, Cascade Financial Group Inc.
MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing $20 plus GST
This event is worth 1.5 Core Competency/Primary credits

J_headshot stephanie_headshot1:15 PM - 3:15 PM
Creating an LGBT2SQ+ Inclusive Practice
Come learn what LGBT2SQ+ stands for to start talking the talk and then get some practical tips for an inclusive practice to walk the walk. Beyond knowing the terms and using inclusive language, there are specific health needs for the LGBT2SQ+ community that impact massage therapy practice. Specific needs and body issues of the transgender and gender diverse community will be discussed. Jason Fiedler and Stephanie Oteyza will guide you through all steps from advertising your services through intake, treatment and documentation to provide an LGBT2SQ+ inclusive practicePresented by J Fiedler & Stephanie Oteyza
MTAM Practicing/Non-Practicing $40 plus GST
This event is worth 2 Core Competency/Primary credits

3:20 PM
Farewell & Networking