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Vancouver Hosts Fascia Research Congress 2012

Oct. 18, Vancouver, B.C. – B.C.’s Registered Massage Therapists welcome RMTs from around the world to The Third International Fascia Research Congress, scheduled for March 28-30, 2012 in Vancouver, B.C.

October 18, 2010  By Massage Therapy Canada

Workshops before and after the main proceedings are also planned.

This conference will be hosted by the Massage Therapists’ Association of British Columbia (MTABC). Over 700 BCRMTs participated in the 2007 Congress replays, reflecting the recognized impact that this research has on massage therapy. The selection of the MTABC by the directors of the Fascia Research Congress and the congress governing sponsor, the Ida P. Rolf Research Foundation, is a recognition of the excellence, quality and commitment of BC’s Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs).

The 2012 Fascia Congresswill, as always, center on the latest and best research on the human fasciae. Additionally-and recognizing the interests of clinicians in gaining insights that will bear on practical applications – the program will be designed to include more presentation time to relating the research findings to clinical issues, particularly the practical applications of fascial layers.

Important Dates (subject to change)


  • Registration Opens…March 1, 2011

  • Workshop Submission Deadline…April 1, 2011

  • Abstract Submission Deadline…July 1, 2011

For more information on the conference, including registration details, please visit contact

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