CSM Students Ease Tension in Annapolis

Group Provides Free Massages for State Workers on Valentine’s Day

For the third year, College of Southern Maryland massage therapy students participated in the American Massage Therapy Association Legislative Awareness Day event in Annapolis on Feb. 14. CSM Massage Therapy Program Coordinator Tara McManaway, M.Div.LMT, third from left, has used this event to provide a service learning opportunity for her students, including, from left, Pat Gronert of Lexington Park, Becky Tatro of Prince Frederick, McManaway,Cristal Toribio of Chesapeake Beach, Toby Love of Owings, Quarntina Avery of Fort Washington and Doris Scannapieco of Waldorf. The students visited with members of the Southern Maryland Delegation and provided free seated massages in the Lowe House Office Building for state workers. CSM offers an associate’s degree in massage therapy as well as certificates in therapeutic massage and therapeutic massage advanced. For information, visit http://www.csmd.edu/hea/massagetherapy/.