Lunch & Learn Symposium with Christopher Moyer, Ph.D.

WHEN: Friday, September 21st  10:00 am-4:00 pm

WHERE: Mantz Hall @Ace Gilletts, 239 S College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524

WHO: This event is only open to licensed massage therapists. Space is limited to just 25 participants! These will sell quickly, so reserve your space now!

WHAT: Join us September 21, 2018 for a unique professional massage therapy learning experience. This thought provoking event gives massage therapists access to hear from Christopher A. Moyer, Ph.D one last time, as this will likely be the final formal speaking event Dr. Moyer facilitates on this subject or related topics. Your $49 ticket includes access to the two part symposium, Q/A time with Dr. Moyer, lunch, light refreshments and the opportunity to network and meet with other massage therapists.

Massage Therapy Research: An End-of-Career Perspective

What is the current status of massage therapy research, and is it being used to meaningfully inform training and practice? In a two-part symposium, psychologist and massage therapy researcher Christopher A. Moyer, Ph.D., will first present objective data, combined with insights drawn from his own career, to examine these topics. After the luncheon, symposium attendees and Dr. Moyer will collaborate to identify goals that the U.S. massage therapy profession should pursue to further the integration of research and practice.


Introduction & Symposium Part I 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Networking Luncheon & Brainstorming Session 12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Symposium Part II 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Post symposium cocktails open to all participants right next door @ Ace Gilletts from 4:00 pm-?

*THIS EVENT WILL BE RECORDED, all participants will be asked to sign a Audio/Video release upon arrival at the event.*



Christopher A. Moyer, Ph.D., is lead author of the most highly-cited article in massage therapy research, co-editor of Massage Therapy: Integrating Research and Practice, and the foremost expert on massage therapy as a treatment for anxiety and depression. Dr. Moyer taught psychology at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Denver, and University of Wisconsin-Stout, and was the first Research Section Editor of the International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork.


Catie Morgan, BA, LMT is the Owner and Director of Amara Massage Therapy & Wellness and Evolve Massage. Catie is a contributor for Massage & Fitness Magazine, and is also available for massage business consulting, she can be reached at Read Catie’s full bio page.

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