Our Purpose

Our Purpose

Statement of Purpose

We passionately believe in the value and efficacy of massage therapy. We strive to provide the highest quality of education available in the world today in the field of registered massage therapy. We are committed to providing our exemplary educational experience in a warm and caring professional learning community.

Our Goals

Our program goals derive explicitly from our mission statement. These are as follows;

  1. To demonstrate the value and efficacy of massage therapy
  2. To provide the highest quality education available in the field of Registered Massage Therapy
  3. To provide our exemplary educational experience in a warm and caring professional learning community

Our Objectives

  1. To offer the benefits of Massage Therapy to a wide variety of patient populations in order to demonstrate the value and efficacy of Massage Therapy
  2. To demonstrate strong board exam performance on CMTBC Registration examinations attesting to the quality of our educational experience
  3. To fulfill accreditation and program approval requirements attesting to the quality of our educational experience
  4. To create and nurture relationships and participate in morale building activities that facilitate our efforts to provide our educational experience in a warm and caring professional learning community

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Reflections From Cidalia Paiva as She Retires

A Reflection as She Retires – An Interview with Cidalia Paiva Ph.D. On July 31, 2020, after 26 years at its helm, Cidalia Paiva retires from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. We are pleased to present this special piece featuring a candid interview with Cidalia who reflects on the […]

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Registered Massage Therapy offers flexibility and variety

Sorrel Wall had always had an interest in Anatomy and Physiology, but she wasn’t exactly sure what she wanted to do with her life, other than knowing she loved working with her hands and that being able to choose her own working hours was important to her. As a child, […]

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How this Vancouverite successfully launched a career in wellness

In the wake of the pandemic, life seemingly changed overnight — work-life proving to be no exception. According to a recent survey, the pandemic has caused roughly 24% of Canadians to reconsider their job or career path. In their renewed search to find vocations that are in demand, many British […]

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