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World-Renowned Pediatric Massage Master Teacher Tina Allen Announced as Plenary Speaker for the Association of Massage Therapists 24th Annual Conference in Sydney
Founder of Liddle Kidz Foundation to Highlight the Importance of Touch Therapy for Orphaned Children in Plenary Address, Will Offer Certification Opportunities in a Variety of Massage Therapy Topics
SYDNEY, October 3, 2013 – As the theme for this year’s Association of Massage Therapists LTD. (AMT) conference is Connective Perspectives, it’s fitting that the featured presenter will be the world-renowned Pediatric Massage Master Tina Allen. Ms. Allen has made great strides in boosting the status of massage therapy for children and infants in America, and will now have an opportunity to share her insight with an Australian audience. In addition to delivering the conference’s plenary speech, Ms. Allen will be holding several Liddle Kidz Foundation certification classes in Sydney, Australia.
For the AMT National Conference, Ms. Allen’s plenary presentation will highlight “Compassion in Action: Providing Essential Touch for Orphaned Children.” Her presentation will open the conference October 12th. During the conference she will be presenting several specialized breakout workshops that focus on massage therapy’s healing attributes in relation to a number of conditions, including: “Paediatric Massage: Highlighting Autism, ADD and ADHD” and “Paediatric Massage: Highlighting Childhood Cancer.”
"Tina's reputation as a force of nature precedes her. An AMT member who had attended one of Tina's workshops in the U.S. several years ago literally pleaded with us to bring her to Australia. We're thrilled to be hosting an international presenter of her caliber at our upcoming annual conference," stated Rebecca Barnett, Association of Massage Therapists LTD. (AMT).
While in Australia Ms. Allen will also be presenting Liddle Kidz Foundation certification classes in the following concentrations: Certified Infant Massage Teacher (CIMT), Certified Pediatric Massage Therapist (CPMT), Touch Therapy for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), as well as a special session on Touch Therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorders, a particularly topical offering for caregivers. The courses will begin October 17th and conclude October 27th and will all be located at The Centre in Randwick, Australia. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
About Tina Allen, LMT, CPMMT, CPMT, CIMT
With over a decade of service to children and families, Pediatric Massage Master Teacher Tina Allen, founder of leading children's health and nurturing touch organization Liddle Kidz Foundation (LKF), has become an internationally respected expert in the field of infant and pediatric massage therapy.
Tina is largely credited with popularizing pediatric massage therapy and has appeared on NBC and The Learning Channel's Bringing Home Baby. Her innovative approach has allowed her to create pediatric massage programs in leading medical institutions including the Mayo Clinic, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.
Tina’s work has garnered international honors including the Massage Therapy Foundation/Performance Health Humanitarian of the Year and the American Massage Therapy Association Award for Distinguished Service. http://www.liddlekidz.com
Liddle Kidz Foundation
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