Entries by Robin Collum


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 […]


February 2022 COVID-19 Policy Update

In light of recent changes to COVID-19 public health orders in Alberta, we have updated our on-campus COVID protocols. The new policies are as follows: Masks are mandatory in all shared spaces on campus. This rule applies to students, staff, clinic clients, and any other campus visitors. All students, staff, clients, and visitors must complete […]

Is Massage Therapy a Good Career for Men?

If you do a quick online search for registered massage therapists in your area, there’s a good chance that most of the names that come up will be female RMTs. And if you’re a man interested in a massage career, you might end up wondering: Is there room in this profession for me? The short […]

Alumni Spotlight: It Takes a Village to Raise an RMT!

Having a strong support system: in conversation with Krista Quinlan and Joan Oancia Mother knows best! It was Krista Quinlan’s mother Joan who suggested that she should consider a massage therapy career. Joan had been a regular client at the MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy public clinic in Edmonton for years, and she had […]