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Professional Continuing Education

2023 Workshop Schedule

Caring for Your Arms and Hands (3 CE hours)

Price: $65

March 25, 2023

Time: Saturday 9-12:00
Location: Advanced Massage Therapeutics, Louisville, KY
Instructor: Amber Davies, CMTPT, LMT

Course Description:

Massage and manual therapists often suffer career-ending repetitive strain injuries and chronic pain. Learn better ergonomics and innovative, proven self-treatment techniques you can do yourself without causing further harm.

Trigger Point Therapy for Neck & Upper Back Pain (6 CE hours)

Price: $130

May 13, 2023

Time: Saturday 9-4:00
Location: Advanced Massage Therapeutics, Louisville, KY
Instructor: Amber Davies, CMTPT, LMT

Course Description:

Add more certainty to your toolbox of skills with this in-depth class on assessment and treatment of upper back and neck pain. Learn to spot trigger point referred pain and dysfunction patterns. Gain more confidence in trigger point location, palpation and treatment.

Lower Back Pain Assessment & Treatment (8 CE hours)

Price: $150

May 14, 2023

Time: Sunday 9-6:00
Location: Advanced Massage Therapeutics, Louisville, KY
Instructor: Amber Davies, CMTPT, LMT

Course Description:

Lower back pain can be complex and debilitating. Learn better assessment skills to identify when and what tissue to treat and what not to treat for chronic and acute low back pain. Use a more clinical approach with better problem-solving, documentation, trigger point therapy and self-treatment education.

Trigger Point Self-Treatment for Self-Care Enthusiasts (Open to the public!) (16 hrs/ 4 CE hours)

Price: $290

June 24-25, 2023        

Time: Saturday and Sunday 9-6:00
Location: Advanced Massage Therapeutics Louisville, KY
Instructor: Amber Davies CMTPT, LMT

Course Description:

Do you practice self-treatment and tell everyone about trigger points? Suffer from chronic pain? Are you a yoga teacher, personal trainer or other fitness and health enthusiast? Using The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook? This class is for you.

To the Point! Essential Trigger Points for Massage Therapists (14 CE hours)

Price: $259

July 22-23, 2023

Time: Saturday and Sunday 9-5
Location: Lexington Healing Arts Academy, Lexington KY
Instructor: Amber Davies CMTPT, LMT

Course Description:

This class is a great introduction to the most essential information on trigger point therapy that massage therapists need to treat common pain complaints. 

Whole Body Workshop (36 CE hours)

Price: $625

August 30 – September 3, 2023

Time: Wed, Thurs, Sat, Sun 9-5:00: Fri 9-1:00
Location: Advanced Massage Therapeutics, Louisville, KY
Instructor: Amber Davies, CMTPT, LMT

Course Description:

Elevate your skills with this four-and-a-half-day intensive class on the characteristics, locations, and palpation of trigger points. Gain the problem solving, clinical mastery, compassionate communication skills and self-treatment education that will set you apart.

LOWER Body Workshop (20 CE hours)

Price: $375

October 13-15, 2023

Time: Friday 5-9, Saturday and Sunday 9-6
Location: Advanced Massage Therapeutics in Louisville, KY
Instructor: Amber Davies, CMTPT, LMT

Course Description:

Just like described in the Whole Body Workshop, the Trigger Point Therapy - Lower Body Workshop covers the characteristics, palpation and location of trigger points, self-treatment, orthopedic and postural assessment, multiple clinical treatment approaches, perpetuating factors and how to incorporate problem-solving massage into your practice.


Based on international best-selling Trigger Point Therapy Workbook by Clair and Amber Davies. Amber herself leads the workshops.


Instructor Amber Davies CMTPT, LMT

Amber Davies CMTPT, LMT is the co-author of The Trigger Point Therapy Workbook: Your Self-treatment Guide for Pain Relief (3rd edition) with her father, Clair Davies. Their book, now in over 20 languages, is used widely around the world as a primary textbook for massage therapists and others interested in learning clinical trigger point therapy and self-care. Recommended by physicians, pain clinics, physical therapist, personal trainers, occupation therapists and the masters of muscle therapy: massage therapists.

As a massage therapist, Amber Davies has been professionally treating, teaching and writing about trigger points for 22 years. Thanks to her father, Clair, her own journey learning about and self-treating trigger points began in 1996, 27 years ago.

Massage therapists, physical therapists and occupational therapists only please.

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We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical ability, sexual or gender orientation, or age. Accommodations will be available in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Amber Davies is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education provider. Attendees will earn CE credits for all classes.


Workshop Participant Testimonials


Louisville, KY

“Super job Amber. You are a natural teacher. Very patient with all of us. Kept us focused.”


“Great review of A & P. Wonderful to have a small class size. Amber gave us ample time for hands on work.”


Spokane, WA

“I have so much to study following your presentation. You have/will continue to be a catalyst for this stage of my personal and professional evolution. This experience is all gain.”



“Thanks, Amber. I like your knowledge, skill and dedication. I like your caring and compassion. I like your friendliness, your sense of humor, your sharing. Sigh. You’re even more a ‘shero’ of mine now I’ve met you.”


“Thanks, Amber. I appreciate your level of mastery on all levels of the work. Excellent communication skills, palpation skills, etc.”


“Enough information without being overwhelming”


“I believe this workshop to be the most beneficial I have ever attended, and the information and hands-on work will greatly enhance my abilities to be able to help my patients with their pain issues! Also, many thanks for all of your patience re: questions & explanations!”


Schertz, Texas

“I learned more in two days than in three months doing practical massage in school. Massage therapists really need your information.” 


Perrysville, Ohio

“This workshop would be a good value at twice the price. Now I know what to do with Travell and Simons!”


Hixson, Tennessee

“Best continuing education I have ever attended.”


Centerville, Ohio

“I will recommend this workshop to every therapist I know and all I come in contact with. Your teaching methods allow for a very relaxed learning situation. Thank you so much!”


Beaverton, Oregon

“I think that this may be the most important massage-related workshop I will ever take. Many of my clients are injured and in serious pain. I think your method will enable me to give them much better relief.”

Amber Davies presents a fully hands-on seminar for manual and massage practitioners interested in mastering location, palpation, and treatment of myofascial trigger points. The problem is not in the place that hurts!

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