Registered Massage

D’Arcy Lane Institute Student Clinic

 

Massage Therapy has rapidly gained recognition and respect in all communities as a viable means of maintaining good health. Massage Therapists work as part of a team of healthcare professionals to preserve health, prevent disease and injury, and restore maximum functional ability when health is lost.

Aches, pain, repetitive strain or chronic injuries? Have you heard about the benefits of massage and wondered about giving it a try?

D’Arcy Lane Institute provides a supervised public student clinic which provides the training opportunity for our students to perfect practical application, and to familiarize the students with the effects of techniques and treatments. Our clinic also provides the public with the opportunity to seek massage for their […]

Student of Month – January 2015

Student of Month for January 2015

 

Christina Shorey ( S’14)

 Christina has been nominated by the staff for her hardworking and conscientious manner here at D’Arcy Lane. They have described her as a very courteous person who is well liked by her peers. She always conducts herself in a professional manner both in and out of the classroom. All of these qualities will make her an excellent Massage therapist in the future!

Congratulations Christina!

 

Cheryl Samson

Dean

A Balanced Schedule

The end of the year is here and is often a very busy time for Massage Therapists. During the busy season it becomes increasingly important to ensure you remained balanced between your work schedule and your personal life. Increasing demands at work can easily lead to neglecting oneself. Ensuring a balanced schedule will help you to avoid becoming both physically and mentally overworked.

Some simple tips to help you balance your schedule include:

* Ensuring to schedule time off to recover and relax.

* Do not feel guilty for taking the time off. You need to be rested and restored in order to better serve your clientele.

* Learning to say no, having a […]

Student Profile – Tara Waldron

SNL CouncilTara Waldron is a current student enrolled in the Human Massage Therapy Program at D’Arcy Lane Institute. She is in her first year of the program, working hard and enjoying her experience. Tara is also involved with the organization, writing of and publication of our monthly Student Newsletter. Tara wanted to share her story and what led to her decision to pursue a career as a Registered Massage Therapist.

 

She writes:

My name is Tara, I am 25 years old, and started the D’Arcy Lane Human course in September 2014. Starting from the beginning as to why I chose to become a RMT … it started way […]

5 Reasons to Become a Massage Therapist

Massage therapy student treats patient.Have you been considering a career as a Massage Therapist? Here are five reasons Massage Therapy training may be right for you!

 

1. Passion to help people: As a Massage Therapist you will be able to positively impact the health and well-being of people every day. Massage Therapy has numerous benefits including reducing pain and swelling, aiding in recovery from injury, reducing stress, and helping to improve flexibility and joint mobility.

2. Flexibility: Many Massage Therapists are self-employed; allowing them the freedom to set their own schedules. Therapists are able to find employment in a large variety of settings […]

Halloween at D’Arcy Lane!

It was a spooktacular Wednesday, October the 29th at D’Arcy Lane as staff and students participated in some Halloween fun! Events included a costume contest, pumpkin carving, apple bobbing and pass the ring. Here are a few highlights of the day …

 

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Apple Bobbing!

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Pass the ring …

DLI S '14 Costumes

Some of our students’ amazing costumes.

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One of the many wonderful […]

The D’Arcy Lane Student Newsletter!

D’Arcy Lane is happy to announce the creation of the D’Arcy Lane Student Newsletter, created by the students for the students. Feeling a need for a forum to enable our students to further connect with one another, to share information and help to grow our community, the decision to create a student run Newsletter was born. Tara, a first year student of D’Arcy Lane’s Human Massage Program, who also has a background in graphics and printing, took on a leadership and organizational role in ensuring this Newsletter was generated. The contents of our Student Newsletter is created from input from all members of our Student Newsletter Council which consists of junior and senior students from both programs and […]

Research Literacy

Since the Ontario Board of Regents began regulating massage therapy in 1919, our profession has grown considerably. As we continue to define our place within the healthcare system, the need for credible massage therapy research also grows. Research is a powerful tool that can drive our profession forward through further exploration of the effects of massage therapy, ensuring both its safety and effectiveness and by helping to open a dialogue with other healthcare professionals. Research is supported by our regulatory College through the Massage Therapy Research Fund which seeks to “fund high quality research in the field of massage therapy to support evidence-based practice of massage therapy.” (www.cmto.com) With the need for more […]

D’Arcy Lane at the Western Fair!

 Have you ever wondered what it would take to become a Registered Massage Therapist or an Equine Massage Therapist?

Do you have a passion for helping others and a desire to make a difference?

 

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D’Arcy Lane Institute is attending the 2014 Western Fair. Our information booth is located in the Canada Building and we will be here for the full 10 days.

 

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We will have current second year students in attendance on Saturday and Sunday ready to give you a massage!

 

Inspiration and Dedication

I wanted to share an older article from Massage Therapy Canada, Summer 2013. This article is written by Ute Gavel, RMT and shares the story of a remarkable RMT named Marion Lemmon whose dedication and passion to her clients and the profession are inspirational. It’s the time of the year when many students are looking to return to their studies or entering into a new program which can sometimes prove to be a bit overwhelming. It is important to remember that dedication and passion are the first steps to success.

The following is an exert from Gavel’s article entitled Accessing the Possibilites: The Story of Marion Lemmon, RMT:

 

“Quite simply, I am […]