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Northern Institute of Massage Therapy provides relaxing massage therapy programs to students in Alberta and the surrounding area. Our blog covers news on our massage programs and the latest techniques used to heal and reduce your body aches naturally. Reach out to us for more information.

  • 17/05/2019
    5 back-to-school tips for the mature student

    Summer is just around the corner. For many adults, this time of year involves summer camps, road trips, backyard BBQ’s and lots of outdoor family time. In between the activities, summer can also be the perfect time to start thinking about your personal goals and next steps in your career.

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  • 06/05/2019
    Self care as a massage therapist

    5 tips to help take care of yourself when your job is to take care of others

    As naturally nurturing individuals, massage therapists find their passion in helping others relax, release pain and in getting clients’ bodies back to balance. Yet when your instinct is to put others first, it can be easy to forget to keep your own batteries charged and remember that providing optimal care for others starts with you. Since the work of a massage therapist can be demanding, having a good self-care regimen in place is a necessity to give your body and mind the same quality of care and attention you lavish on your clients.

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  • 23/04/2019
    Find yourself in a second career

    Seize the opportunity, follow your passion and reap the rewards

    If you’re thinking of switching careers, you’re not alone. According to a report released by Workopolis Canada, 51 per cent of people only stay in any one role for a period of under two years.

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  • 05/04/2019
    Putting a massage therapy career into motion - literally!

    How NIMT Alumna Janet Renzetti is driven to help and heal. 

    We’ve all heard the saying, “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” The proverbial phrase is meant to encourage optimism and a positive can-do attitude in the face of adversity or misfortune. For alumna Janet Renzetti, this phrase hits close to home when an unexpected tragedy shifted her world and drove her decision to switch careers, ultimately leading her to enrol at the Northern Institute of Massage Therapy (NIMT).

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  • 15/03/2019
    Prepare to open your own massage therapy business

    Here are 3 key items to consider before you take the leap

    Congratulations! You’ve completed a massage therapy program and have received your certification. You are about to embark on the incredible journey into massage therapy and to helping your clients achieve better health and wellness.

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  • 26/02/2019
    From rehab to a career in massage therapy

    Meet NIMT graduate and instructor, Petra Bierkos

    Have you made the momentous decision to change your career and become a Registered Massage Therapist? Do you want to apply your compassion and knowledge to help people feel better? Before that happens, you have another big decision to make: choosing which massage school is right for you. There are many factors that influence this decision — what programs are offered, course schedules, school location and tuition. But the quality and experience of the instructors and faculty should be an important factor as well.

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  • 17/02/2019
    Be on the cutting edge of massage therapy

    Elevate your knowledge and skill with the Lensen™ technique.

    According to the Government of Alberta, there are over 4,100 registered massage therapists in the province. If you’re thinking of a career in the field, it’s important to set yourself up to stand out in this large crowd of therapists, so choosing to be trained at the only location in Alberta offering one of the top massage techniques in the world is a no brainer.

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  • 22/01/2019
    Top 3 Reasons to Become a Registered Massage Therapist

    Health and wellness are often top of mind at this time of year, as people set goals to put their personal well-being at the top of the priority list. While this typically includes hitting the gym, joining a yoga studio, or simply indulging in a few spa services, for some, personal well-being starts with a change in career. 

    A recent market research report from Technavio expects the global health and wellness market to accelerate at a compound annual growth rate of almost six per cent between 2018 and 2022. The global health and wellness industry includes everything from health food and fitness equipment to preventative and personalized health.

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  • 11/12/2018
    Why Massages Make the Best Gifts

    While we might be slightly biased, we truly believe that giving the gift of massage is one of the best presents you can give, especially during the holidays. Here are some reasons why:

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