Welcome to Suwannee Valley Chapter

Welcome to the Suwannee Valley Chapter of the FSMTA serving Licensed Massage Therapists (LMTs) and the Massage Therapy Profession in Alachua, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, and Suwannee counties. We invite you to join in, participate, attend meetings and earn CEs. Mostly we’d like you to enjoy the camaraderie of your fellow professionals   We hope you find our website useful and that you visit us often for your Massage Therapy needs in Suwannee Valley region of Florida.

Our Mission

To unify the Massage Therapy profession while creating, representing, and promoting standards of Excellence in Health Care.

Our Monthly Meetings

Chapter Meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month and CEs are a benefit of FSMTA membership. There is no fee for Chapter members to attend meetings and earn CEs. Non-member LMT guests are invited to attend and receive CEs for the presentation for a $25 fee (payable at the door by check or cash). We meet at the Florida School of Massage, in the Kinesiology Building.  6421 SW 13th Street, Gainesville FL 32608. Look for the sign held up by a sculpture of two large hands. Enter the small green building from the parking lot side.


Meeting Schedule

  • 6:00pm   Doors open for Networking and snacks (please bring something to share)
  • 6:30pm   2 CE Presentation
  • 8:30pm   Chapter business meeting
  • 9:00pm   Clean up and out the door.

To receive your 2 CEs, you must sign in by 6:30pm, start of presentation, and be present for the entire 2-hour class. Your CEs will be recorded in CE Broker by the presenter.

October Meeting on THURSDAY

THURSDAY Oct 10 Felicia Brown will present Dry Exfoliation, a spa treatment.

September Chapter Meeting

Himalayan Salt Stone Massage with Cristina Eury. Nominations for candidates for Chapter Officers opens September 11. Fingerprint retention info.

June & July Chapter Meetings

No meeting in June. Come in July for RNR for neck and ankle sprain with Laurel Freeman.

Required Courses for License Renewal

Ian McIntosh will present Preventing Medical Errors at the April 10 meeting and Ethics at the May 8 meeting. Both courses are required for license renewal. These are 2 CE classes. CEs are free for FSMTA members and $25...

February Chapter Meeting

February 13, 2019 Florida Laws with Pete Whitridge, LMT This is one of the three required courses for renewing massage licenses. Pete always makes it interesting. Non-members welcome!  $25 for 2 CEs.  Better yet - Join...
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