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Featured: Canadian College

"Canadian College has introduced me to the local network of health care providers. Teachers are knowledgeable and always have time to help. They’re always willing to share their own experiences in order to help students better understand the course material. Administrative staff are hardworking and dedicated and the quality of programs are very good.”

Richard Brett Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)

All recognized massage therapists in south eastern Ontario, regardless of province, have attended some form of Education in Massage Therapy. Overall across Canada, the standards for practice are high and the knowledge of an educated massage therapist is very comprehensive. Massage Therapists study subjects such as:

  • Neurology
  • Physiology
  • Anatomy
  • Ethics
  • Palpations
  • Remedial Exercise
  • Kinesiology and more.

To find out specifics on Massage Therapy curriculum’s it is best to contact a college directly: MASSAGE CURRICULUM INFORMATION.

In regulated provinces, the steps to becoming a Massage Therapist follow this order:

  1. Attend an Approved Massage Therapy School in your province
  2. Complete Program Requirements and/or Requirements to become “Registered as a Massage Therapists in your Province”
  3. Write Board Exams – if application to your province
  4. Become a member of provincial association of Massage Therapists


For specifics on becoming a Massage Therapist in Southeastern Ontario or other parts of Canada, visit our page listing provincial requirements in Canada.





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