Entries by Robin Collum


Vicars School Earns CMTCA Accreditation

Vicars School of Massage Therapy is proud to announce that we have been granted full national accreditation status for both our Edmonton and Calgary campuses. By granting full accreditation status to both, the Canadian Massage Therapy Council for Accreditation is recognizing that Vicars School of Massage Therapy meets Canada’s highest standards for massage therapy education. […]

Policy Update: Masks no longer mandatory on campus

As of Friday July 22, masks will not be mandatory at Vicars School. Mask-wearing remains one of the best ways to protect yourself and others from COVID-19 (along with vaccines). Students, staff, and clinic clients are still strongly encouraged to wear masks while on campus, especially when working in close quarters. However, it will no […]

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Adding Infant Massage To Your RMT Practice: In conversation with a Vicars grad

This is the second instalment in a series about pediatric massage: massage therapy for children ranging from infants to adolescents. Check out the first post to learn about massage therapy for infants, including its potential benefits for both parents and child and the science that assesses those benefits. Today’s post is a conversation with an […]

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What’s It Really Like To Start A Massage Business?

During the 20 years we’ve been teaching massage therapy, we’ve learned that there’s no such thing as a typical RMT, or a typical massage student. Some people choose massage because they’re interested in holistic wellness; others, because they’re fascinated by human anatomy and want to be front-line health care professionals. Some have a head for […]


Congratulations and good luck to our newest grads!

Dear Vicars graduates, For the past two years, we have had the honour of working alongside you as your instructors, clinic supervisors, and all-around school support team. This weekend, we will have the great pleasure to welcome you fully into the massage therapy profession—as colleagues. This is a milestone in your career, and in your […]


Try Your Hand at Massage Therapy

Are you dreaming of becoming a massage therapist, but feeling a little hesitant about jumping right into a two-year program? We’ve got you covered. Massage for Beginners is a 2-day hands-on introduction to the world of massage. The workshop gets rave reviews from people want a short, safe, preview of what it’s really like attend […]

Introducing Our New Name, Logo, and Daily Class!

In early 2001, a small group of students stood around massage tables in a rented Edmonton community centre, each motivated by the desire to help others and change their own lives in the process. They were our first-ever students, and they were amazing. That’s one thing that’s remained constant in the 20-plus years since the […]

An Update on Vicars School CMTCA Accreditation

Accreditation Site Visits Scheduled for July 2022 Vicars School is one step closer to our goal of earning full accreditation from the Canadian Massage Therapy Council for Accreditation. Vicars was granted preliminary accreditation status for both its Calgary and Edmonton massage therapy programs last year. The next phase of the process is preparing for special […]


Vicars Grad Wins Prestigious New Therapist Award

For the second year in a row, the Massage Therapist Association of Alberta’s Peter Martin Award has been given to an MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy graduate! Please join us in congratulating massage therapist Lee Brill, who graduated from Vicars in 2021. “We’re incredibly proud of Lee for winning this year’s award,” said Robin […]