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Registered Massage TherapistMassage Therapy is the assessment and manipulation of soft tissues and joints of the body to effect therapeutic response in the treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction. Massage can help alleviate the soft tissue discomfort associated with everyday stress, muscular pain from overuse, and many chronic conditions. Massage therapy is a therapeutic process that is a partnership between client and therapist, who work together toward a common and realistic goal.

College of Massage Therapists of Ontario

Massage therapy is a regulated health profession in Ontario.  A Registered Massage Therapist is an individual who has:

  • Completed competency based education at an educational institution recognized by the Government of Ontario
  • Studied anatomy, physiology, pathology, physical assessment, neurology, treatments, ethics, and other subjects
  • Completed 150 clinical hours
  • Successfully completed examinations and are registered with the CMTO ( College of Massage Therapists of Ontario) in accordance with the Regulated Health Professions Act and the Massage Therapy Act
  • Maintained registration status by participation in continuing education and Quality Assurance Program that assists in the maintenance of the high professional standards and quality care of their clients
Jackie Holness
Massage Therapy

12 Elizabeth Street - Unit 1
Grimsby, ON L3M 3K3