About the American Polarity Therapy Association (APTA)
Mission: APTA is dedicated to advancing the Art & Science of Polarity Therapy while serving our members with integrity. Our purpose is to enhance health and wellness and promote innovative healthcare through education by way of our training centers and practitioners.
APTA is the primary national organization that supports the promotion and development of its members and the Polarity Therapy profession. An autonomous and self-regulating organizaton founded in 1984, APTA is led by a volunteer Board of Directors to fulfill the following functions:
• set standards of excellence for practice, education, and ethical conduct;
• actively protect the right to practice Polarity Therapy;
• be responsible and accountable to its membership;
• support harmony, diversity, and relationship as essential ingredients to a functional and balanced organization;
• provide a range of member benefits, designed to maximize the potential of the individual member to succeed in the field of Polarity Therapy;
• ensure its long-term success by creating organizational and financial stability.
The profession of Polarity Therapy is autonomous, self-regulating, and holistic. Its scope of practice includes energetic approaches to somatic contact, verbal facilitation, nutrition, exercise, and health education.
Entry into the profession requires a thorough knowledge of energetic principles. The course of study includes entry-level and advanced education, with certification programs in basic and advanced topics.
As a profession, Polarity Therapy upholds basic values such as service, diversity, spirituality, the sacredness of relationship, community outreach, accessibility, and the Polarity Therapy professional's continual growth and development.
Future-sighted and research-oriented, Polarity Therapy professionals are both participants and leaders in redefining the health care field.
Click here to watch a short video of a polarity session.
APTA is pleased to announce the Science and Spirituality Conference
Presented by the American Polarity Therapy Association and
the Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy Association of North America
2014 September 11-14
at Mount Madonna, California
Click here for the full announcement and Call for Speakers application. The deadline for speaker applications is August 1, 2013.
New Application Forms to join APTA are now available with revised fees
Look for these forms in the green main menu box under "APTA Membership Information". Also look for the application for the Polarity Therapy Certification Exam there and under "Certification".
Renewals for 2014 are now being accepted! Go to the 'Member News' or 'Application and Forms' links after logging into the Members Section for access to the renewal options. Payment can be made online through the APTA bookstore or by contacting the APTA office. Also, we are updating our database so submitting the renewal form is required this year and the information on it can be provided to the APTA office by phone, fax, email, or mail.
Also in the Members Only section, you can read the minutes from Board meetings and the updated Bylaws and Policies. They can both be found under Board Activities. Stay tuned into APTA activities through the link to Member News.
Click here for answers to frequently asked questions regarding membership
APTA members enjoy many benefits including newsletters, advocacy for Polarity Therapy, and discounts on liability insurance through MMIP, and discounts on supplies. More information about these is available in the Members Only section.
APTA members now receive a discount with Schedulicity, an online scheduling service to help you with your practice. Click the Schedulicity logo below and log in to the member section to learn more.