Qualifications Training

In Ontario, massage therapy is a regulated health profession

Registered massage therapists:

  • Complete competency-based education, consisting of 2200 hours of study at institutions recognized by the Government of Ontario.
  • Study anatomy, physiology, pathology, physical assessment, neurology, treatments, ethics, and other subjects.
  • Complete a minimum of 150 clinical hours at an accredited education institution
  • Are examined and registered by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario in accordance with the Regulated Health Professions Act and the Massage Therapy Act
  • Only members of the College are permitted to use the title Registered Massage Therapist

On your first visit to a Registered Massage Therapist, you will complete a medical case history form. This information, as well as any conversation between you and your therapist will remain confidential