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Massage Therapy Public Health Measures

June 10, 2020 After nearly four months of closure due to COVID-19, I am pleased to announce I will be reopening my Parkdale home massage studio on Sunday, July 5. Ten dollars from every massage in July will go to the Black Business and Professional Association. Thee is no way of eliminating the risk of contracting COVID-19 during your massage. …

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Can You Get a Massage Yet?

By now you may have heard the May 27 announcement that massage therapists and other healthcare providers in Ontario can return to work. Sounds good, right? Not so fast… Most people are unaware of the time, preparation, and materials required to implement the mandates provided by my regulatory body, the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO). I have not …

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The Four Words That Transformed My Business

Canadians are notoriously apologetic. Women, moreso. As a massage therapist with a women-only home practice in Toronto, the vast majority of my clients are Canadian women. This means I hear “sorry” approximately 372 times a day. “I’m late, sorry!” Hey, it’s your time. “I’m early, sorry!” Early is good. “I didn’t shave my legs. Sorry!” That’s ok. Neither did I. …