COVID-19 Updates

Based on ongoing developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic and until Public Health orders ease further, the Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba (MTAM) will hold online events for most MTAM courses and functions. Some smaller events may be held in person when possible and with physical distancing protocols in place. 

SAVE THE DATE! - The 2022 MTAM Spring Conference date along with the date of the Annual General Meeting will be announced shortly.

Details for the 2022 Spring Conference will be posted on our MTAM Conference website as they are confirmed.

The 2022 Annual Awards Presentation date and details will be announced as they are confirmed. We look forward to seeing everyone virtually to acknowledge all of our members who have made significant contributions to MTAM and the Massage Therapy profession in Manitoba.

Call for Award Nominations

Help us recognize the achievements of your colleagues in the Massage Therapy Profession! If you know an RMT who has made outstanding contributions to the profession or to MTAM, consider nominating them for an award. Whether they're an exemplary educator or have given their time and expertise in other ways to benefit the massage therapy profession, we want to honour them.

This year's nomination process is closed and our 2020 winners have been announced. Read more about each award and the recipient below.

MTAM Merit Award

The MTAM Merit award recognizes an MTAM Member’s service to the MTAM and the profession through strong leadership and the highest standards in the areas of integrity, professionalism, innovation, advocacy, accountability and communication.

Read about our 2020 Merit Award recipient Chantal Urbina RMT.

MTAM Mentor of the Year Award

The MTAM Mentor of the Year Award is presented to an MTAM Member who goes above and beyond to make real difference in the professional or academic life of their MTAM colleagues. Nominees may be part of a formal or informal mentoring relationship. They may be an assigned mentor or anyone else – a clinic owner, employer, co-worker or other MTAM colleague – that has done an outstanding job in meeting the nomination criteria.

Read about our 2020 Mentor of the Year recipient Ja-On Hillman RMT, DOMP, D.SC.O.

Educator of the Year

The Educator of the Year Award recognizes an individual with a history of academic excellence. The award acknowledges Registered Massage Therapists or other Registered Health Care Professionals who are academic or clinical educators (teaching/supervising) in Manitoba. The nominees of this award should promote professionalism, excellence in learning, provide innovative teaching techniques, go over and above the normal requirements of an educator and celebrate in the successes of their students.

Read about our 2020 Educator of the Year recipient Dale Gran WC(Hon), RMT.