Massage Therapy in Ontario

The College of Massage Therapists of Ontario

Quality Assurance Program - STRiVE recognizes that an RMT’s abilities evolve over time with focused engagement in continuing professional development that supports lifelong learning and performance improvement. For more information click here

Massage Therapy in Nova Scotia

Massage Therapists Association of Nova Scotia

Massage Therapists and Wholistic Practitioners Association of the Maritimes

Massage Therapy Outside of Ontario

Check with your Regulatory College and/or Professional Association to ensure approval for continuing education requirements.

Physiotherapy in Ontario

College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

"The College does not have specific requirements for the amount and type of continuing education and professional development activities you do. It is up to you to identify your own learning needs."

For more information click here

Kinesiology in Ontario

College of Kinesiologists of Ontario

"The College does not require that you accumulate a certain number of continuing professional development (CPD) hours or credits per year. CPD activity does not need to be pre-approved by the College. Rather, learning is to be self-directed. You are encouraged to select learning activities based on your own needs and goals and to reflect on how learning impacts your individual practice." - College of Kinesiologists of Ontario

For more information click here

Osteopathic Manual Practitioners

The National Manual Osteopathic Society

For more information click here

Reflexology

Reflexology Assiocation of Canada

For more information click here

Personal Training

All participants are encouraged to check with their certification provider as to the recognition and number value of continuing education units / credits for the courses listed.

CSEP Professional Development Information click here see sections W-4, W-5, W-6

Can Fit Pro Non-approved Continuing Education Credits click here

CPTN click here see Certification Renewal for CPTN Trainers section

Advanced Joint Mobilizations

$350 + HST

Joint Mobilizations are one of the most effective tools a Manual Therapist can use in the course of treating various conditions.  However, joint mobilizations are among one of the most misunderstood concepts in some formal education and training programs, leaving this valuable skill underutilized. Some educational programs barely scratch the surface when it comes to joint mobilizations, leaving the majority of therapists with very little experience and ill confidence when mobilizing peripheral joints, the joints of the spine, costal joints, SI joint, and TMJ...

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Advanced Treatment Perspectives: Cupping as a Soft Tissue Tool

$450 + HST

The purpose of this course is to introduce Registered Massage Therapists to Cupping Therapy. In this course you will learn to use Cupping Techniques with Plastic Cups. Traditional Cupping is beyond the scope of practice for Registered Massage Therapists who do not belong to The College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario...

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Anatomy Workshop - Human Anatomy Laboratory

$350 + HST

The Human Anatomy Program at the University of Guelph hosts many curriculum-relevant educational sessions. Students enrolled in health-based courses at ConEd Institute have the opportunity to participate in cadaver-based learning workshops. The interactive setting offered by the Human Anatomy Program at the University of Guelph gives participants the opportunity to study and review anatomical structures and relationships that are foundational to health-care practices. Participants will be guided by human anatomy facilitators through major regions of the body, with a focus on musculature and osteology. Participants will also have the opportunity to explore major anatomical structures associated with the thorax, abdomen, brain, spinal cord and more!

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Assessments Review for RMTs

$350 + HST

This course is designed to assist Registered Massage Therapists in becoming familiar and comfortable with the assessment process.  Many Massage Therapists working in multidisciplinary settings have come to rely on the initial assessment of their patient / client being performed by a physiotherapist or chiropractor, the primary health care provider.  Many Massage Therapists simply lack the confidence and / or have failed to retain the knowledge of assessments taught through their formal education.  The pressure to please the patient / client, get them "on the table" and provide them with a "1 hour massage" also plays a significant role in the under use of the assessments process.   As well, statistically, the assessments stations at the Ontario licensing exam are poorly performed.  A combination of  all the above factors is the driving force behind the Orthopedic Assessments Review for RMTs...

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Athletic Taping

$200 + HST

Athletic taping is a skill that is under-utilized by most Manual Therapists, Kinesiologists, and Personal Trainers, typically reserved for Field of Play Medical Teams, such as Certified Athletic Therapists, Sport Physiotherapists, and Sport Medicine Doctors. Unless you are a Sports Massage Therapist or have been involved in athletics, you may not be aware of the benefits of Athletic Taping...

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Axial Joint Mobilization

$200 + HST

Joint Mobilizations are one of the most effective tools a Manual Therapist can use in the course of treating various conditions.  However, joint mobilizations are among one of the most misunderstood concepts in some education and training programs, leaving this valuable skill underutilized. This is especially true for the axial skeleton...

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Business Success Strategies

200 + HST

 

This course is Day 1 of Healthcare Entrepreneurship: Strategies For Success. Here you will learn the tools for business success whether you are working for an existing organization or starting and/or running a private practice. You will learn to develop the mindset of a successful entrepreneur, understand the various structures of running your business, guidelines for conducting a clinical practice, strategic planning, and financial planning.

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Chair Massage

$200 + HST

Massage Therapy is a Regulated Profession in Ontario, and only those who are registered through the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario are permitted to practice Massage Therapy in Ontario. However, Massage and Body Work are within the public domain.

This course is designed to educate Non-regulated Practitioners, Manual Therapists, and Body Workers on the effective use of chair massage.  This course is also useful for RMTs wishing to add chair massage into their already existing practice...

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eLearning Modules, Live Stream, Free eLearnig Videos

 

We are making it easier for you to get the education you are looking for!!

Learn at your own pace with our eLearning Modules

Learn from the comfort of you home or office with our interactive Live Stream Classes

Take advantage of some free learning opportunities with our Free eLearning Videos

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NEW Electrotherapy 

$250 + HST

Electrotherapy has been commonly used in physical therapy for 50 years. It involves stimulating the subcutaneous nerves with a mild electrical  to elicit therapeutic affects. In this course you will learn how to use the two most popular electrotherapy modalities – Interferential Current (IFC) and TENS – to help reduce pain, and muscle spasm.

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Clinic / Team Training

 

Are you a clinic owner? Do you want to get some additional training for your team or associates? We are available to come to your clinic to train your staff in whichever area you feel is the most vital to the success of your clinic. To set up a clinic coaching session send us a request and we will work with you to customize a training program that fits your clinic's goals and mission statement. To set up a Clinic / Team Training session, simply send us a request.

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First Aid and CPR/AED-HCP Re-certification

 

Are you required to renew your First Aid and CPR/AED?

 

We offer two re-certification courses:

Emergency First Aid and CPR/AED-HCP

$90 + HST

Standard First Aid and CPT/AED-HCP

$120 + HST

NEW - Foundations of Remedial / Therapeutic Exercise

$150 + HST

It is no secret that at the heart of successful injury rehabilitation, and the maintenance and improvement of bodily performance is a sound exercise and/or movement program. Many Therapists possess excellent hands-on skills, but unfortunately this passive approach to manual therapy can only bring about limited outcomes with our patients and clients. We need to get our patients and clients to move!!

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Healthcare Entrepreneurship: Strategies for Success

$350 + HST

Healthcare Professionals spend a great deal of time perfecting their craft and improving business success.  Whether working for an existing organization or starting a private practice, running a small business can be very challenging and requires learning a new set of skills.  This is a one stop integrated workshop covering all you need to know for business success.

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NEW LASER and LED Light Therapy

$250 + HST

You may have noticed in recent years that laser and light therapies have become popular modalities for manual therapists and other healthcare professionals to use in order to accelerate the healing and recovery process. Whether it's patient with a pulled muscle, or an athlete who is post-op, these treatment options are becoming a preferred method to help many people heal and recover.

LASER - Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation

LED - Light Emitting Diode

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NEW - Manual Therapy for Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

$200 + HST

Knowledge of Temporomandibular Joint and its applied anatomy is of utmost importance in treating jaw pain and dysfunction. The following workshop is centered around the concepts involved in external and intraoral treatment of TMJ issues: anatomy and mechanics of the TMJ and associated structures, palpation of anatomical structures relevant to treatment, identify common TMJ conditions, subjective and objective assessment of TMJ and relevant structures, manual therapy – external and intraoral massage techniques, joint mobilization, remedial exercise and post treatment care.

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Marketing Strategies

200 + HST

This course is Day 2 of Healthcare Entrepreneurship: Strategies For Success. Here you will learn the tools for business marketing success whether you are working for an existing organization or starting and/or running a private practice. You will learn to develop and implement both traditional and digital marketing strategies to brand and grow your healthcare business.

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Marketing Your Healthcare Business: Branding Your Practice Online

$150 + HST

Complementary Healthcare Professionals  invest so much time, effort, and money into acquiring the vast knowledge to become innovative experts in their field, but often fall short or do not reach their maximum potential in their business ventures. The problem is that we are so preoccupied with what we do best - helping others, that we tend lose sight of ourselves and our skills as being a primary tool for business. We see ourselves as healthcare professionals not as business owners and brands...

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Musculoskeletal Anatomy Review

$150 + HST

This course is intended for all healthcare professionals that would like to learn and/or review the musculoskeletal system and its relationship with the rest of the human body. This course is also highly beneficial for Health Science Students and those preparing for the Massage Therapy OSCE and MCQ...​

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One-On-One Training

 

Our training program involves spending one-on-one time with one of our instructors. This is ideal for those who wish to take one of our scheduled courses and prefer to have individualized instruction or those who cannot attend one of our pre-scheduled course dates or locations. We can also create a customized course to meet your specific needs. To set up a one-on-one coaching session, simply send us a request.

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Orthopedic Assessments for Kinesiologists

$350 + HST

Numerous studies have indicated that the general public are increasingly using Complementary Alternative Medicine, such as Kinesiology, for the treatment of various conditions.  In many cases Kinesiologists are not just practicing in conjunction with other Regulated Health Care Professionals, but as the sole primary care provider for such patients / clients.  As the profession continues to evolve, so does the responsibility of the Registered Kinesiologist.  Assessments are an invaluable part of therapeutic practices.  If the profession wishes to continue its path of growth, Registered Kinesiologists should strive to expand their knowledge to match that of other Complementary Health Care Providers...

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OSCE and MCQ Preparation

$700 + HST, $200 + HST for Individual Days

 

OSCE Preparation

4 day practical workshop is designed for candidates who are either making a first attempt at the OSCE or have previous unsuccessful attempts. Register for the full 4 day workshop or individual days to suit your needs. This workshop is also offered on a one-on-one basis.

MCQ Preparation

Customized individual one-on-one coaching / mentoring for students preparing for their MCQ. 


We believe that a successful candidate is proactive in their studies, therefore the greatest success can only come from individuals who are willing to self study based on our recommended study plan...

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Pelvic Health for Manual Therapists

$350 + HST

Pelvic health is an up and coming area of expertise and more and more patients are searching for therapists trained in alleviating pelvic floor dysfunction. With this course, you can expand your patient population and help those in need...​

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Peripheral Joint Mobilization

$200 + HST

 

Joint Mobilizations are one of the most effective tools a Manual Therapist can use in the course of treating various conditions.  However, joint mobilizations are among one of the most misunderstood concepts in some education and training, leaving this valuable skill underutilized. Some educational programs barely scratches the surface when it comes to joint mobilizations, leaving the majority of therapists with very little experience and ill confidence when mobilizing peripheral joints...

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Professional Practice and Ethics

$100 + HST

 

All Healthcare Professionals encounter ethical challenges within their practice. Therefore, the Professional must not only have technical knowledge and skills, but effectively balance these with informed judgement and responsibility for moral action. Through a review of Regulatory College documents, healthcare ethical principles, and round table discussions, this course explores the basic tools of establishing professionalism within one’s practice as well as ways to effectively recognize ethical issues and dilemmas, make ethical decisions, build understanding, and work toward the resolution of complex problems...

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Record Keeping For Manual Therapists

$100 + HST

 

Do you work in a multidisciplinary clinic and are sharing patient files with other professionals with patient consent? Are you embarrassed by your clinical records? Are your records clear, precise, and thorough? Do your records conform to the standards for your College or Governing Body?

This course is specifically designed for Registered Massage Therapists, and Registered Kinesiologists, however the information is applicable for any Manual Therapist. Learn to effectively document patient interaction within the framework of professional ethics, confidentiality, current legislation and standards of practice.  Anything you need to document, this course will discuss how...

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Reflexology

$900 + HST

 

Reflexology is holistic body work that is aimed to encourage healing and reduce ailments through natural means. The technique involves applying pressure to specific areas or reflexes on the feet that are correlated to parts of the body – glands, organs, muscles, and joints. 

Upon successful completion of this Reflexology Certification course, you may practice in the follow ways:

  • Use Reflexology within its full scope, practice as a Reflexologist

  • Use Reflexology as a complementary modality to Massage Therapy

9 Week Course

  • Weeks 1-4: One day per week in-class; Weeks 5-8: Independent Clinical Cases; Week 9: One day in-class Practical and Theory Exam

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Rehabilitative Movement Therapy for Lower Limb Conditions

$300 + HST

This is a two day workshop consisting of lecture and practical application of exercises that are highly beneficial for the rehabilitation of common musculoskeletal lower limb injuries/conditions.  This course is ideal for Manual Therapists, expanding on the concepts of active rehabilitation vs. traditional passive therapy.  Personal Trainers can learn how to adapt personal training programs to include remedial exercises to aid their clients in the rehabilitative process while maintaining the goals of their personalized fitness programs.  Kinesiologists, whether working in fitness or injury rehabilitation will also find the information in this course to be highly useful...

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Rehabilitative Movement Therapy for Shoulder Conditions

$300 + HST

Knowledge of shoulder biomechanics and its applied anatomy is of utmost importance in shoulder rehabilitation. Poor shoulder rehabilitation often results in recurring shoulder injuries. The following workshop is centered around the concepts involved in active therapy for successful rehabilitation of common shoulder complex injuries including: impingement injuries, tendonitis, instabilities and dislocations, bursitis, and frozen shoulder...

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NEW Therapeutic Ultrasound

$250 + HST

Ultrasound is the perfect complement to a Manual Therapy Practice. Ultrasound waves are a vibration energy that soften hard, fibrous tissue allowing you to manually treat and remodel tissue so much easier and more effectively. The vibrations of the ultrasound also enhance the healing of injured tissue. 

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Understanding Movement: Biomechanical Considerations

$100 + HST

The purpose of this course is to help Manual Therapists, Kinesiologists, and Personal Trainers obtain a better understanding of human movement. The information in this course may appear abstract on the surface, however once understood, its direct application is obvious. This course is not meant for everyone. It is ideal for any practitioner who is involved in the therapy of patients, meaning the assessment, planning, and implementation of ongoing patient care...

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Understanding Movement: Exercise Physiology - Energy Systems and Cardiorespiratory Respone to Training

$100 + HST

This course is part of our Understanding Movement series. Physiology is a branch of biology relating to the function of organs and organ systems, how they work and respond to stimuli. Exercise physiology is the physiology of physical exercise. This course focuses on the acute responses and chronic adaptation of the energy systems and the cardiorespiratory system to exercise.

The purpose of this course is to introduce Manual Therapists, Kinesiologists, and Personal Trainers to the biochemistry of the human body associated with exercise. The aim to assist the healthcare professional to obtain a clearer understanding of exercise or movement, a tool often prescribed or used as therapeutic intervention with patients...

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Course Notes

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