Student of Month – December 2014
Olivia Holland ( DS’13)
Olivia was nominated by her instructors for her hard work and dedication. She has shown her commitment to learning both in the classroom and at the barn. Olivia has a warm and friendly personality that shines through in her day to day interactions in the school.
Olivia has also considered furthering her education after graduating from the Equine program and we wish her luck in all of her future endeavours.
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 […]
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 …
Pass the ring …
Some of our students’ amazing costumes.
One of the many wonderful […]
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?
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.
We will have current second year students in attendance on Saturday and Sunday ready to give you a massage!
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 […]
Considering training to become an equine massage therapist? If so it is important to understand the role of the International Federation of Registered Equine Massage Therapists and the ways in which they help to promote the highest standards in equine massage.
The International Federation of Registered Equine Massage Therapists is a not-for-profit organization established for the purpose of promoting high standard, safe and ethical equine massage therapy. Established in 1996, the IFREMT sets and maintains standards of practice and professional ethics to the same level of the qualification standards set out by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) for Registered Massage Therapists in the province of Ontario. The […]
Do you Practice Self-Care?
As Massage Therapists we spend our working hours taking care of our client’s well-being. We work to preserve health, prevent injury and restore balance to the body. We empower our clients with preventative home care in forms such as remedial exercises, stretching and hydrotherapy. However, often times we may neglect to take the same approach to our own well-being. Our profession is a physically demanding one and it is important that self-care be a priority. You can only provide the best treatment to your clients if you are at your best.
The following are some known tips:
* Remain as upright as possible, avoid leaning over your table for prolonged […]