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The Canadian Council of Massage Therapy Schools (CCMTS) met in Banff, Alberta, in May for its 2010 annual general meeting (AGM) with a purpose to reflect on, and confirm, its commitment to quality massage education in Canada.
I want to talk about the living spine. Though a very broad topic, my purpose here is to provide a general overall picture of the living spine, i.e., the spine in motion. I want to describe some of the ways in which the spine functions according to the nature of its structure, and also show how the structure and function can become impaired or dysfunctional. What follows must be, by necessity, general in nature. Further, I will skip the pathological changes that may occur over time, or those due to disease processes.
Aug. 4, Toronto, ON –A recent study showed that massage, and other relaxation therapies, do not lower somatic distress and mood disturbances in children undergoing stem cell transplants.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Study results for massage and cancer-related stress in kids A recent study showed that massage and other relaxation therapies do not lower somatic distress and mood disturbances in children undergoing stem cell transplants.
Aug. 4, Toronto, ON –A recent study showed that massage, and other relaxation therapies, do not lower somatic distress and mood disturbances in children undergoing stem cell transplants.
July 13, Toronto, ON – The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario is seeking input from integrative physicians, natural/manual medicine practitioners and the public at large to assist in reviewing and proposing revisions to its complementary medicine policy.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT CPSO seeking input for Complementary Medicine policy review The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario is seeking input from integrative physicians, natural/manual medicine practitioners and the public at large to assist in reviewing and proposing revisions to its complementary medicine policy.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT CCMTS 2010 AGM outcome The Canadian Council of Massage Therapy Schools (CCMTS) met in Banff, Alta., in May for its 2010 annual general meeting (AGM) with a purpose to reflect on, and confirm, its commitment to quality massage education in Canada.
May 23, Burlington, ON – The 2010 Canadian Massage Conference is scheduled to take place on November 5, 6 and 7 at the Holiday Inn in Burlington Ontario.
NEWS HIGHLGIHT Canadian Massage Conference The 2010 Canadian Massage Conference is scheduled to take place on Nov. 5, 6 and 7 at the Holiday Inn in Burlington Ont.
Most massage therapists think of boundaries in terms of physical boundaries such as draping and appropriate touch. They are examined on these aspects of massage, both at the school level and the provincial level if they are practising in an area where massage is a regulated health profession.
April 16, St. Catharines, ON – “Studying the comparative earnings of massage therapists provides a number of benefits.”  Massage therapist, writer, speaker and coach, Don Dillon, tells readers why that is, reports on recent stats for the profession and talks about how they can inform RMTs in making practice choices.
March 23, Evanston, IL – From May 13-15, The Massage Therapy Foundation will be hosting its second annual seminar titled Highlighting Massage Therapy in Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Seattle Washington.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Highlighting Massage Therapy in CIM Research From May 13-15, The Massage Therapy Foundation will be hosting its second annual seminar titled Highlighting Massage Therapy in Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Seattle Washington.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Massage Therapy Foundation Receives Grant from NCCAM The Massage Therapy Foundation has received a $ 30,000 grant from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM).
March 8, Cambridge, ON – The Ontario Massage Therapist Association (OMTA) announces a one day seminar titled Charting Skills: detail effective and time-efficient to be held on Sunday, April 25, 2010, at the Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy - Cambridge Campus.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Charting Skills: Detail-effective and Time-efficient The Ontario Massage Therapy Association (OMTA) announces a one-day seminar titled Charting Skills: detail effective and time-efficient to be held on Sunday, April 25, 2010, at the Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy – Cambridge Campus.
Jan. 26, 2010 – Inspire has come about as a result of its combined 30 years of teaching experience. Inspire offers a range of massage therapy related workshops to enhance skiils that are affordable.
The landscape is changing in the United States, and now in Canada, as more therapists are choosing employee-ship over sole practitioner or contractor status. Opportunities for employment exist in large, commercial, high-profile, well-trafficked massage franchises with marketing campaigns and accounting systems well established
In my previous article, I outlined how massage therapists can begin the road to financial fitness. This article looks at negative yet common beliefs about money, and how these beliefs may be harming more than our bankbook balances.

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