Massage Student & Therapist Resources

Working as a Massage Therapist in Guatemala

February 15, 2013

Odds are that at some point in your life, you have stumbled upon a place that seemed perfect, representing some version of paradise.  Perhaps it was the climate, the sea, the ocean, or the people that you met, but the place inspired in you a longing to linger.  San Pedro de Laguna, Guatemala sits on […]

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The Situation in Alberta

November 27, 2012

We might forget how lucky we are with the state of massage therapy in Ontario.  We are provincially regulated with one college and one massage therapists association.  There is one required minimum of training hours and one set of practical exams.  The homogeneity of the industry is a real plus.  We know that when we […]

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Body Scan Images of Two People: One is 120 lbs, and the Other is 250 lbs

October 22, 2012

The picture is pretty surprising and gives insight into obesity.  You may notice that the skeletons are roughly the same size.  Believe it or not, our skeletons do not gain or lose very much mass depending on our weight.  You might also notice that the muscle mass even though slightly larger on the obese subject […]

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How to Cure Flat Feet

March 13, 2012

Here is an excellent video explaining how the medial arch of the foot works and then illustrating how that affects proper gait. The arch of the foot is supported by muscles and ligaments and over time can start to fall as we age.  Some people have had flat feet their whole lives.  Most people will […]

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You Need More Sleep

March 7, 2012
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The Bodyworlds Plastination Process

February 22, 2012

If you’ve ever wondered how in the world they make those incredible displays at Bodyworlds, have a look at this:  

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