Train for a rewarding and meaningful career as a Massage Therapist
Proudly Accredited by the Canadian Massage Therapy Council for Accreditation.
70+ Years of Proven Success
CCMH is the birthplace of massage therapy training in Canada.
Learn From The Best
Credentialed academic and practical faculty love teaching and are focused on student success.
Welcome to Our Halifax Campus
CCMH has been providing first-class education in massage therapy since 1946. Located in midtown Halifax, adjacent to the Halifax Shopping Centre, with excellent access to transit and free parking, coffee shops and restaurants, the 11,000 sq. ft. campus is home to approximately 100 students and over 30 faculty. In addition to academic and practical education, the campus includes a busy Public Intern Clinic that operates 5-6 days a week.
Upon successful completion of our massage therapy diploma program, our graduates are qualified to practice massage therapy in all non-regulated Canadian provinces and are prepared to confidently sit and successfully complete certification exams in all regulated Canadian provinces (currently NL, NB, PEI, ON, SK, and BC) for entry to practice as a Registered Massage Therapist.
Foundational and Practical Education
Our curriculum prepares students for success as a working professional
Low Instructor/Student Ratios
In our practical classes, we maintain a 15:1 student to instructor ratio.
Minimum 340 hrs of practical experience through Public Clinic, Community Clinics, Outreaches.
Extensive Board Exam Review
Outstanding professional preparation to write exams in regulated provinces.
FREE: Medical Terminology & Body Systems Course
Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete a medical terminology and/or a basic human biology course of a minimum of 35 hours in duration. As a service to our student applicants, CCMH offers an online Medical Terminology & Body Systems course free of charge.Request Access
What People Are Saying
“What I enjoyed most was the dedication and compassion of the teachers and the high standard of education.
Training at CCMH completely changed my life.
I found my purpose and my passion, and I’m so grateful I got a chance to discover it in such an open and welcoming environment.”
“My training at CCMH changed my life in many ways.
Being a massage therapist is not just a job, it is a career and a way of life.
The best thing about being a RMT, for me, is I am in control of my future. I have my own clinic and am building a practice that fits my talents and skills.”
(Recent Graduate; Class of 2020)
“The amount of knowledge I gained in a short period of time was unbelievable.
The classes were relevant and prepared me to think and work like a massage therapist.
When I started in the student clinic, I quickly had clients see improvements from my treatment.
It happened so fast and is incredibly rewarding!”
Introduction to Massage Therapy:
Do you have a healing touch?
Our popular Introduction to Massage Therapy course will teach you how to develop your natural gifts and perform basic massage on yourself and your family members.
The course presents basic terminology, body mechanics, theoretical concepts, and the practical application of massage.
You’ll also learn:
- Basic massage techniques
- Proper ergonomics
- Self-Care strategies
- Draping the Body for Massage
- Massage Routines: Back, Legs (without glutes) Arms, Head, Neck, and Shoulders
The program has an online component participants complete at home, and then includes hands-on experience as participants give and receive a full-body, one-hour relaxation massage.
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The Massage Therapist’s Creed
I commit my whole self; body, mind, heart and soul to facilitate the healing of those entrusted in my care.
I commit to my fellow human beings in a spirit of honesty, sincerity and goodwill.
I commit to the responsibility of my best effort always, despite ego, circumstance and the false desire of praise and reward.
I commit to respect and cherish the vulnerability of my patients.
To be responsible and accountable to all those who place their trust in me.
I commit to preserve the honour of my profession to bring my heart as well as my hands to the healing experience.
I will keep this promise as a person of integrity and as a healthcare professional.
And I will do everything in my power to facilitate health, healing and wholeness within myself, my fellows and my world.