Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba Approval
Attention Manitoba massage therapists: The Institute of Somatic Therapy is pleased to announce that we have received another approval for our massage continuing education. Effective April 3, 2018, Institute of Somatic Therapy has several courses approved by the Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba (MTAM) for continuing education. The MTAM is a not-for-profit association of over 1150 professional massage therapists in Manitoba. We look forward to serving Manitoba massage therapists with their continuing education needs. We are committed to providing the best online home study continuing education courses available to massage therapists.
Manitoba Massage Continuing Education Requirements
Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba members are required to complete 24 continuing education credits in a 2 year cycle due every other August 31. CE credits needed are as follows:
- 18 CECs from Primary/Core Competency activities, and
- up to 6 CECs from Secondary/Complementary activities.
All CECs can be from Primary/Core Competency coursers. Approved online course work is acceptable.
Manitoba Massage CE Course Approvals
The MTAM has approved the following online courses offered by the Institute of Somatic Therapy through 4/3/2020. (Click each title to go to course information page.)
• Prenatal Massage Fundamentals – 12 primary/core competency credits.
• Prenatal Massage Techniques – 12 primary/core competency credits.
• Infant Massage – 16 primary/core competency credits.
• Massage Doula Support – 21 primary/core competency credits.
Institute of Somatic Therapy plans to seek Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba approval for more of our courses in the near future. If you are a Manitoba massage therapist and are interested in more of our courses, please contact us. Let us know which courses you would like us to submit for approval next.
(MTAM Disclaimer: The approval of these courses for continuing competency credits by the MTAM Education and Competency Committee does not represent an endorsement of the course or any products or services promoted within the course.)
Additional Canadian Massage Therapy Continuing Education
Several other Canadian associations currently accept Institute of Somatic Therapy courses for continuing education. Our courses meet the criteria for College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) and Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC). We also have course approvals pending with the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia.
Laws can and do change, and your associations will hold you responsible for knowing the laws that apply to you. Please note that we provide this information as a courtesy, but cannot guarantee its accuracy because laws are continually subject to change.
United States Massage CE Approvals
Institute of Somatic Therapy (Judith Koch) is approved by the NCBTMB (Provider #280672-00) as a continuing education Approved Provider. Institute of Somatic Therapy is approved by Florida (#MCE-326), and New York (#0019). Our courses are also valid for AMTA, ABMP, and most individual states. Some states limit how many hours can be done online or by home study. Please refer to our State Guidelines section for specific information about your state.