Advocacy Update - Canadian Cancer Society

On May 14, 2018, Andrew Lewarne met with the Director of Cancer Information and Support Services at the Canadian Cancer Society. The discussion was focused on the inclusion of massage therapy in the treatment support recommendations provided by the Canadian Cancer Society.

Advocacy Update - Week of April 9, 2018

On April 9, 2018 Andrew Lewarne ED, RMTAO met with various MPPs, and with Spinal Cord Injury Ontario regarding ways to increase the access of Ontarians to massage therapy treatment.

Ontario Budget 2018

Details and highlights from the 2018 Ontario budget.

Advocacy Update - Week of March 26, 2018

Meetings with the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, and Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport

Advocacy Update - Meetings at Queen's Park

On March 6, 7 and 8, 2018, Andrew Lewarne, Executive Director and CEO of the RMTAO, met with various MPPs, Ministers, Critics, and staffers at Queen's Park to discuss the inclusion of massage therapy in the delivery of health care to Ontarians.

Advocacy Update – Hospice Palliative Care Ontario

As a result of the meeting with John Fraser, MPP, on February 22, 2018, Andrew Lewarne, Executive Director and CEO of the RMTAO met with the President and CEO of Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO) on March 9, 2018.

2018 Federal Budget - Health-Related Announcements

On February 27, 2018, the Minister of Finance Bill Morneau tabled his government’s third budget in the House of Commons.

Surface Anatomy: Lower [COE] (06/24/2018)

2018-06-24 - Medix School - Toronto Campus Massage Clinic
Speaker: Aaron Rutter, PT, BScPT, FCAMPT, CAFCI

3.5 Category A CEUs

This one day practical course will focus on improving the therapist’s surface more

Welcome to the RMTAO

The Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of Ontario is the voice of the massage therapy profession in Ontario.  Established in 1936, the RMTAO is a member-driven, not-for-profit association that provides leadership for and advocates on behalf of Ontario’s RMTs.  The RMTAO provides education, information, and programming that encourages professional growth and high standards for RMTs.  The Association also promotes the profession to the public, government, business and other professions. Read more…

New and Noteworthy in the RMTAO

Here's what new and noteworthy at the Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario.

RMTAO Continuing Education

We offer a wide variety of courses across Ontario to meet your personal, professional and educational needs. We continuously update the courses we offer, and with our courses you can obtain CEUs, increase your standards of practice and remain current with a rapidly changing professionFind out more...


Looking For A RMT? - is the RMTAO's referral service for members. If you are looking for an RMT in your area, visit and type in your city or postal code and a list of Registered Massage Therapists will appear, along with their locations on a map.

Benefits of Massage Therapy 

Massage Therapy can be used for treatment of both acute and chronic conditions. It has proven beneficial for a wide variety of conditions, for people of all ages. Read more about the benefits of massage therapy.