Training must be of 400 hours and more.
 The massage therapist must be 18 and over, a Canadian citizen or an authorised resident or must hold a Canadian work permit.
The subjects taught and the number of hours may vary according to the same training schools. To be approved, it must be noted that training that seems appropriate must respect RMQ standard. After study of the therapist’s file by the admission comity, the ANQ reserves the right to extend credit course equivalencies when the training record allows it.
The basic RMQ norms and standards are consistent with the different accepted schools in Quebec, from which students are admissible to the principal associations and groups.
The subjects taught and the number of hours may vary according to the same training schools. The RMQ reserves the right to extend credit course equivalencies when the training record allows it.
Basic physical technics
With a minimum of 150 hours
- Swedish massage, Californian massage, Shiatsu, Esalen Massage, Amma, neo-Reichian Massage, Jin Shin Do, Polarity, Thai Yoga Massage, Traditional Chinese, Sports Massage, Shiatsu therapy, Momentum, Ayurvedic, Etc.
Anatomy and physiology
Aromatherapy, hygiene and posture
Counselling, listening, bookkeeping, professional practices
Clinical internship / Supervised practice
Professional ethics and conduct, legal and sectorial portrait
Study of the biomechanical and anatomical knowledge through various observations in articulatory, vertebral, neurological and inflammatory pathologies.
Knowledge of movement as a corrective therapeutic tool and attainment of appropriate techniques in dealing with various pathologies.
Study of musculo-articular pathologies.
Study of the problems related to posture muscles.
Study of corrective techniques as well as principles of ergonomics of work and sleep postures.
Acquisition of specific orthotherapy manoeuvres in relation to the assessment of the various postural problems.