Continuing Education
Apr. 23, Kamloops, BC – Bulletin No. 1 announced commencement of work to create a stakeholder-driven action plan for national accreditation of massage therapy education programs.  This second bulletin is to announce that the National Accreditation Planning Committee has now been formed.
Apr. 3, Toronto, Ont. – RMTs are invited to the Innovations in Laser Therapy Symposium, hosted by Bioflex Laser Therapy, to be held at the Waterside Inn in Mississauga, Ontario, on June 8-9.
Whether you’re the sole proprietor of a small massage therapy practice, a business partner in a health and wellness clinic,
The “bottom line” is on everyone’s minds, these days, as we Canadians hopefully continue to pull out of the global recession.
Mar. 27, Evanston, IL – The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) announces that registration for its national convention, to be held in Fort Worth, Texas from September 25-28, is now available online.
Fresh-faced and percolating with enthusiasm, new grads are a susceptible bunch. We’ve all been there. Swayed by dollar signs after digging deep financial ditches to attend college, it’s difficult to rationally navigate the barrage of advice we receive from friends, family, colleagues and educators. Deciding on the right thing to do to ensure success in our chosen careers as RMTs can be an emotional quagmire.
In memoriam: Christopher Terrence O'Connor passed away suddenly on March 27, 2018. Massage Therapy Canada was fortunate enough to work with Chris over the years and share in mourning with his friends, family and the rest of the profession. These days, it seems you can’t throw a hot stone without hitting a massage therapist! In an ever-more-saturated field, what can you do to separate yourself from the pack?
Oct. 24, Toronto, Ont. – BioFlex invites RMTs to register for its fall/winter training sessions in Toronto and Calgary, as well as free webinars by experts in laser therapy.
I caught up with Pam Fitch, a professor in the massage therapy program at Algonquin College (Ontario) and author of the upcoming book, Talking Body Listening Hands (Pearson, 2014).
July 17, Hamilton, Ont. – The McMaster University Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program is a practical training program that consists of five, three-day weekend units plus a concurrent self-directed home study portion. Spring and fall sessions have been offered every year since the fall of 1998. The McMaster program also offers accredited specialty courses in medical acupuncture.
In today’s increasingly “green” conscious world, we are hearing more about the concept of a “paperless office.”
As massage therapy becomes increasingly popular, more people are choosing it as a career path, creating greater competition for clients amongst therapists.
April 10, Toronto, Ont. – Canadian RMTs in the jurisdictions of Ontario and British Columbia are now eligible to receive CE credits when obtaining certification in the use of Graston Technique.
The need for the field of massage/manual therapy (MMT) research to determine how effects are produced (i.e., mechanisms of action) has been identified unequivocally.
As massage therapists we tend to gravitate towards career positions that classify us as self-employed.
Almost 15 years ago, I ventured into uncharted territory when I decided to become a Registered Equine Massage Therapist (REMT).
Feb 29, Montreal, QC – The Federation Quebecoise des Massotherapeutes (FQM) announces the launch of its new website in March 2012.
Feb 1, Vancouver, BC – RMTs are reminded that it’s not too late to register for the Third International Fascia Research Congress to be held in Vancouver from March 28-30, 2012.  
Does evidence-informed practice involve favouring hard science over the art of massage, clinical experience and all else that makes for an excellent massage therapist? I would emphatically say “no!”
Oct. 3, Ottawa, ON – The Canadian Council of Massage Therapy Schools (CCMTS) is proud to announce that Chatelain Jean is the winner of the 2010-2011 Student Research Award.

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