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We have posted our 2018 course schedule and there are 24 courses offered in the following cities:
Victoria BC, Nanaimo BC, Vancouver BC, Kelowna BC, Prince Rupert BC, Prince George BC, Edmonton AB, Calgary AB, Saskatoon SK, Ottawa / Hull QC, Montreal QC, Halifax NS, Summerside PE and Moncton NB and even courses in Darwin and Sydney, Australia.
Raynor Massage or RMT?
Why spend thousands of dollars and give up 2 years of your life to train as an RMT when we can provide everything you need to give a safe, effective massage treatment in a fraction of the time and cost.
Frequently Asked Questions
We understand that you will have lots of questions about our massage school. So we have taken some time to provide answers to the most commonly asked questions which you can read here.
Raynor Massage Courses
Raynor Massage is an incredibly unique style of massage which is quite different from any other form of massage you may have experienced before. It’s considered the best massage technique available today. It’s designed to remove the deepest layers of tension including negative emotions, physical stress, mind chatter, and even issues to do with trauma.
You can easily learn Raynor Massage by enrolling in our 5-Day Certificate. The Raynor style of massage involves numerous ancient healing modalities including elements of Thai massage, Shiatsu, Ayurvedic massage, Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage, sports and deep tissue massage, as well as traditional Swedish massage.
Our courses are short and intensive in nature compared to the two and three-year colleges which offer Registered Massage Therapists (RMT) designations; though, you’ll discover that the quality of our courses is so very high.
During your training, you’ll be taught to understand the primary causes of tension and be able to massage clients at a level equal to or greater than the graduates of the RMT institutions. We focus our massage training on feeling tension in the customer’s body and providing the best Raynor massage possible rather than dedicating most of your class hours to memorizing Latin names of the muscles.
We run the Certificate and Diploma courses back-to-back over 2 weeks. The 5-Day Certificate program makes up the first 5 days of the 10-Day Diploma program. Combined they are $3495 plus gst or just for the Certificate week only $1995 plus gst.
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Graduates of our massage school can obtain comprehensive malpractice and professional indemnity insurance after finishing the course.
Getting Here Is Easy
In Canada, you will find our Raynor Massage Training and Treatment Center in Downtown Kelowna close to City Park and the Okanagan Lake.
Here you’ll find Course Instructor and Advanced Raynor Massage Practitioner, Terry Masson, who teaches throughout the year. Pick the course which suits you best.
Kelowna is a four hour drive from Vancouver, two hours from the U.S. border and eight hours from Calgary.
For public transit; Highway 97 buses service the area and flights can be booked through the Kelowna International Airport (YLW). If you require travel accommodations, there are two premier hotels right across the parking lot from the wellness center and a Super-8 hotel a few minutes up the highway.
Raynor Massage Training and Treatment Centre, Kelowna, Canada
Terry Masson has a great team of Raynor Massage Specialists at the wellness center. You can book a Raynor Massage directly with Terry (when available), or you may wish to select from one of the other specialists.
Raynor Massage Staff and Teachers are all graduates of Raynor Massage School, part of the wellness team, and ready to assist you to feel better through the best Raynor Massage. There are numerous treatment rooms available so that you can book as a couple, alone, or as a group. When you make your appointment, ensure you ask about any special offers they may be having.
A Guide To Raynor Massage
Our 5-day introductory Certificate and 10-Day career focused Diploma courses allows students to establish their skills quickly and begin to massage, facilitating the healing journeys of their client. Drawing on over 20 years’ experience and study of the international massage traditions, Brandon Raynor designed Raynor Massage as a unique style of massage aimed at identifying and eliminating residual tension in the body.
You will start to learn and even practice Raynor Massage, always remembering the primary goal of a complete elimination of residual tension in the body muscles of the client. Raynor Massage draws on full understandings of body interconnectedness, mind, and soul as well as working on muscular tension.
Also, Raynor Massage opens up the channels or meridians through which the chi or prana (life force) flows. Our clients leave our treatment center with a more relaxed mind and body, feeling re-balanced. On our short, comprehensive training course, you will learn how to perform a massage using this incredibly powerful and holistic method.
Why Study With Us?
The quality of our massage courses ensures that all of our students are not only designed to start massaging the public immediately but to be great leaders in the massage field. Raynor Massage is very different from some other massage forms. We can teach you everything which you need to provide an astounding massage in only 5 or 10 days. Best of all you do not have to have any prior qualifications or experience.
The Philosophy of Raynor Massage Training in Vancouver
1. Practical, hands-on skills
2. Short, intensive courses
3. More affordable than the Registered Massage Therapy schools
4. One-on-one feedback
5. Revolutionary Training Methods
The philosophy of our Raynor Massage Training is to provide the high-quality no-nonsense massage training in the world today. Our solution is affordable and fast. Raynor massage training promotes only contents which you will need in your massage profession. Nearly every massage therapy school in Australia, United States, Canada and the UK often offer massage education that takes between six months and two years. However, do longer massage courses mean better quality massage training? Certainly not. Quantity does not always equal quality.
Many hours of learning scientific jargon's that are irrelevant to the real practice of massage fill most of these massage courses. When someone wants to start a massage career, he or she must understand what it takes to be a perfect massage practitioner. We should consider the objectives of the massage and then we should judge a particular massage school based on whether that specific massage education will help us to attain our goals.
In other words, a person may take 600 or 6000 hours of the massage classes, but we need to consider how important the massage training hours are to becoming an excellent massage professional.
Raynor massage courses focus on three crucial things: Giving, receiving and watching Raynor massages. Real life examples, no routines, individual evaluation, and treatment choices.
Why Should Raynor Massage Canada Be Your First Choice?
When choosing a massage school, a student should always consider whether the Raynor massage training in question will assist his or her goals, and what the fastest, cost-effective and most engaging way to achieve their goal of becoming the best massage professional.
Raynor Massage is a world famous reformer of massage training in Canada. Raynor massage training has been so instrumental in developing different massage course contents that are more relevant to the actual needs of becoming a world-class massage professional.
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Our courses will help you to treat not only a particular problem at is presents itself but also to help your client to release blockages and emotional tension. You’ll be offering Raynor massage from day one of the course and will also learn by getting massage throughout your course.
Your instructor will demonstrate the massage on some members of the class, showing what the practitioner and client can achieve when they work together during massage sessions. You’ll also be guided to develop your sense of touch; you’ll get constant feedback from Terry, your teacher and be encouraged to trust your instincts.
Many students are amazed at the end of their course at just how much they’ve been able to learn in such a short period. As a trainee practitioner, you’ll train to work with the entire body aiming to restore it to wellness.
Brandon Raynor created Raynor Massage and also draws on some of the ancient massage traditions from around the globe.
There are influences from Hawaiian Lomi Lomi and Ayurvedic traditions, from Shiatsu and Thai massage and all of these complements very powerful techniques created by Brandon Raynor.
Working on both the body’s subtle energy systems and physical tension, it’s an effective remedy to treat depression, anxiety, stress, deep-seated emotional disturbances, and can help in healing back pain, repetitive strain injury, various injuries, pinched nerves, muscular spasms, sciatica, aches, stiffness, pain, migraines, scoliosis, arthritis, and some forms of immobility.
Terry Masson, A Master Level Advanced Raynor Massage Specialist teaches the Raynor massage courses in Canada. Dozens of his clients and students have said that he teaches massage better in 5-10 days than many Registered Massage Therapy graduates perform after 2 years of college level courses.
Why Should You Consider Our Massage Courses in Edmonton?
The Certificate course is a short, intensive 5-day course and will get you started in the massage field. For those who would like to work professionally in sports massage, especially with a professional team of athletes then we recommend that you take our 10-day combined Diploma and Certificate course. After completing your course, you’re able to get professional malpractice and indemnity insurance which will enable you to work in different spas or wellness centers.
Brandon Raynor developed Raynor Massage. He started teaching his techniques in Sydney, Australia back in 1997. Twenty years later and having taught many students from all over the world, we’re still teaching using these fundamental principles of Brandon.
Choose from two distinct Raynor Massage Courses; the 10-Day Diploma course suits those who want to use Raynor massage professionally. Everything you need to find employment in the field or start your own massage business. Our fantastic course covers all aspects of teaching massage so you will be able to safely and effectively practice a better alternative to therapeutic massage treatments.
The 5-Day Certificate course provides a detailed introduction to Raynor massage which will leave you being able to provide perfect full-body treatment that’s in high demand.
It is possible to take a Five-Day Raynor Massage Certificate Course first and then upgrade to the Diploma Level at a later date with an additional five days training.
Our Raynor massages courses and Naturopathy Diploma Correspondence Courses are fast, cost- effective, and is an efficient way to start a new career as a good massage Naturopath or Raynor Therapist.
In fact, our Raynor massage courses in Edmonton allow you build a successful career as soon as possible without wasting any time at our massage school.
After completing your course, whether Diploma or Certificate, you’ll get started immediately instead of waiting for the whole year to finish a longer and tiresome massage course in other colleges.
Keep in mind that you are elligible for full insurance after completing our massage course. Our Certificate and Diploma will focus on delivering high-quality massage skills to help you set up a successful massage business.
You should not waste a year or more to be able to learn top massaging skills when it’s not necessary for you to establish a successful career.
Terry Masson, a professional Instructor for the Raynor School of Massage and Natural Therapies has been teaching students from different parts of Canada, faster and efficiently in deep tissue massage for more than nine years.
Do I have to be an RMT (Registered Massage Therapist) to practice massage in Alberta?
No. You can practice Raynor massage after completing one of our courses as long as you do not use the term massage therapy when describing what you do or some other prohibited terms such as Registered Massage Therapist. You can get insured and establish a business or work for someone else after finishing our course. It’s much more economical than spending two to three years at a renowned massage college.
Reasons To Learn Massage in Saskatoon
1. Good Teachers
The methodology of teaching differs from one instructor to another. At Raynor College of Massage & Natural Therapies, we’re so careful when selecting our massage teachers.
So, our teacher can not only offer high-quality training, but they also teach you how to come up with your strategies for solving a particular health problem and how to understand the needs of your clients.
2. High-Quality Massage Training
While many massage therapy schools may offer you the necessary training to assist with helping relieve particular ailments, none come close to our holistic approach through Raynor massage courses. Our instructors will teach you how to understand the specific needs of your client and how to personalize each treatment while learning the connection of and importance of proper breathing in a massage session.
3. Affordable Prices
Since we offer short, intensive courses, you’ll not only save a significant amount of money on your tuition fees, but you will also get an opportunity to practice your skills as soon as possible. Thus, you’ll start earning an income right away and avoid being stuck with thousands of dollars of student debt!
You should only choose a massage school that offers accredited Raynor massage courses. Raynor Massage Training & Treatment Center offers a 5-day Raynor Massage Certificate Course and 10-day Raynor Massage Diploma Course in Saskatoon, Canada. You will be eligible to get public liability and malpractice insurance after finishing any of our courses at the lowest rates available in our profession.
Why Choose Raynor Massage over RMT?
Here at Raynor Massage Training & Treatment Center we understand and appreciate the demands of finances and personal time; that is the reason we have developed a program which needs a maximum of 70 hours (ten days) at a total cost of $2,995. At RMT Colleges, students are faced with the prospect of 2700 hours (two years) at an approximate cost $29, 275. And, whereas Registered Massage Therapist mainly relies on theoretical knowledge, exams, and assessments, our approach is 100 percent practical giving students sufficient hands-on experience.
We encourage continuous education but do not need it, nor do we charge exam fees or annual registration. As a Raynor Massage Specialist, you will acquire solid skills set enabling you access to many great opportunities from practicing your skills in private spas and clinics to helping your loved ones and friends release tension in their bodies.
What Will You Gain After Completing Your Course?
The Certificate level is just enough to get started. You can practice Raynor massage professionally in various parts of the world including most of Europe, New Zealand, and Australia, some parts of the US, most parts of Canada, Africa, and Asia. After completing Raynor Massage Certificate course, many students choose to progress onto the Diploma Course so that they can boost their skills and add treatments like reflexology, aromatherapy and joint movement techniques into their practice.
Some individuals opt to do this straight away, and our Diploma courses often run the following week after Certificate courses, others decide to gain more experience first and then come back for a Raynor Massage Diploma Course. Also, students can pursue the two massage courses in different nations enabling them to combine training with travel and holidays. We usually have students who register initially for a Certificate week but then, having experienced this form of massage, want to move on to the next level, before then proceeding to study for our highest level qualification -the Advanced Practitioners Diploma. Moreover, discounts are available if you book for two or more courses at the same time.
Terry Masson has studied many forms of massage styles from around the globe in places such as Japan, Thailand, Hawaii, Indonesia, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, India, South Africa, The United States, England and Scotland as well. He is a Master Level Advanced Raynor Massage Specialist having apprenticed for almost 10 years with Brandon Raynor, the Founder of Raynor Massage.
Your Instructor, Terry Masson is very passionate about teaching excellent massage skills. In fact, he is living testimony of just how effective our training is. He finished the Diploma Massage training course many years ago. Since then he’s gone on to establish a successful massage business with his clinic in Kelowna, Canada.
Terry has since trained further with Brandon Raynor and having finished his training in 2007 is excited to pass on everything which he’s learned to new students in his Saskatoon massage school. Terry also offers full support and back-up to his students after they have finished their training.
Client's book Terry several weeks in advance to benefit from the Raynor Massage. Many of his clients do not wait to get their issues fixed, but instead, integrates regular sessions as part of their lifestyle to prevent the formation of tension in the body.
Raynor Massage Certificate Course
You will quickly begin to learn and practice Raynor Massage, always keeping in mind the overall goal of the total release of residual tension in the muscles of the body. Raynor Massage draws on holistic understandings of the interconnectedness of body, mind and soul and as well as working on muscular tension. Raynor Massage also opens up the channels or meridians through which the Chi or Prana (life force) flows. People leave this massage with a relaxed body and mind, feeling re-balanced. On our short and intensive training course, you will learn how to massage using this holistic and very powerful technique. Suitable course length for learning Raynor Massage to safely and effectively work on friends and family or find work in the massage field.
Being taught in a group of no more than 16 students to one teacher, this five day intensive massage course is an excellent way to get started with Raynor Massage. This unconventional form of massage is taught in a unique way, along with the expert tutor input and observing your teacher at work, you will be massaged and be massaging from day one of the course. You will work with partners of different body types and presented with different ‘problem areas’ so that you are equipped to deal with a range of situations on completion of your course. We do not teach by asking you to rote learn charts and diagrams, rather we teach you to feel tension, to track where it is held in the body and then how to clear it.
This is the way massage has been taught for centuries before it was ‘medicalised’ by those who do not believe in the power of healing touch and intuition. Your teacher will be on hand to offer advice and guidance, to demonstrate, correct and empower you to be able to develop your own massage skills.
Raynor Massage Diploma Course
Our Raynor Massage Diploma (35 Hours) course combines with our 5 day Raynor Massage Certificate Course.
This program is designed for those wanting to develop their massage skills further and excel in the massage profession. We also learn about Reflexology, Aromatherapy, strategies and techniques to allow deeper release of emotions and trauma, as well as learning methods to be become much more efficient with our time management and aspects of employment and/or starting your own business.
Even if you have extensive massage experience in a different modality you first need to study at Certificate level before you can study for our Diploma course. You can study it in combination with the Certificate course as detailed here and it is also possible to study the second Diploma week at a different time or in a different location from your Certificate. This may be across different Provinces in Canada or even in different countries. Many of our students do the two courses together as a 10 day combined Certificate and Diploma course, but it is designed to be flexible to fit around your existing commitments and budget. On completion of the Diploma course, and ideally having gained experience with using the massage professionally, students are then eligible to join our highest level course, the Advanced Practitioners Course. You can only take the Advanced Practitioner’s course if you already have a Raynor Diploma, regardless of your other qualifications and experience in other massage modalities.
Advanced Diploma Course
The Raynor Advanced Practitioner’s Diploma (35 Hours) course is for graduates of our Diploma course, regardless of any prior experience and qualifications in other massage modalities.
This course is taught in Canada only by Terry Masson, and is aimed at developing your strategies to give effective treatments to enable you and your clients to get the most from the massage and get great results, quicker. It will assist you to increase your assessment and treatment skills to make your treatments even more effective and transformative.
The main focus of this course is to find the smaller bands of tension within the body which hold tension and restrict the flow of chi so that chi flow is stimulated in the body which allows for the release of pent up emotions. You will also learn how to be more effective in assessing where the most predominate problem areas are located so you can be more efficient and have better flow in removing even deeper layers of tension. The use of tools such as acupressure wands and fine chopsticks will also be introduced which are more accurate at breaking down the more subtle tension in the micro bands of the fingers and toes.
Finding & Removing Tension
What Is Raynor Massage?
Raynor Massage is a system of bodywork developed by Australian trained Naturopath Brandon Raynor. It covers not just the muscles of the body but also the skeletal system and the subtle energy systems of the body. This style that is taught in our massage school is not performed as a routine massage, although we do have particular techniques, stretches & adjustments that we have developed. Instead, the goal of Raynor massage is to find any residual tightness or blockage in the body & get rid of it.
Whatever technique we plan to use, we must always evaluate it against this goal. “Is this move that I am doing helping to get rid of the person’s tension or not?” That is a question that should always be asked. Residual tension means tension that is in the person’s body when the body is resting, for example on a massage table. In other words if a person has muscle tightness in an area when they aren’t using that area this is what we call residual tension and our goal is to get rid of this tension.
Massage Training in Kelowna Another important concept of Raynor Massage is that the source of some of the residual tension in the body can be from emotional or stress related reasons including trauma. We believe in the well accepted Eastern medical theories that the physical body is a gross manifestation of a subtle body composed of life force and emotions and other subtle energies. We refer to this life force as Chi or Prana.
A blockage or disruption in the flow of Chi or Prana will cause an area of the physical body to become tight, blocked or forced out of position as in the case of our bones. We also believe that the body is one holistic organism and we don’t believe that dealing with one part in isolation is as effective as dealing with the whole person. So, in this way we recognize that one part of the body may be tight but that area is being held tight by another area which could then also be held tight by another area again.
We also recognize that the subtle body of emotions and the gross physical body are related and so we see that some tension may not be released in the body unless the corresponding emotion is also released. In this way we work holistically not just with our massage techniques but also with our rhythms. We encourage our clients to breathe deeply into their bellies during the treatment and to allow any emotions out that need to come out and to not hold them back.
Raynor Massage has some of its origins in Eastern forms of massage like Shiatsu, Ayurvedic massage, Eastern chiropractic work, Lomi Lomi and yoga breath work. However, we have integrated and evolved these techniques to fit in with our simple philosophy of finding every bit of tension in the body and getting rid of it. We have emphasized certain extremely important parts of the body that are often neglected by traditional massage therapists, such as the abdomen, the sacrum, the hips and the feet, hands and head.
These areas tend to hold a lot of stagnation and blockage of the life force and freeing them up will generally have a great benefit not just to the areas concerned but to the whole being. Raynor Massage is generally recognized as one of the most powerful and effective alternatives to Registered Massage Therapy today. It goes well beyond the realm of what most people consider to be the confines of a regular massage treatment.
Although Raynor Massage uses knowledge gained from traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, Reflexology and Hawaiian medicine amongst others we don’t let one particular philosophy dictate how we should treat. We learn their techniques but then we rely on our own senses to diagnose a situation and a client’s condition. For some people, good massage may be slightly uncomfortable if they aren’t used to it.
Then as their healing crisis finishes their body should feel a lot better, have more mobility and a general feeling of being more relaxed should ensue. The word “relax” actually means to bring back to a state of looseness. “Re” means to bring back to and “lax” means loose. So Raynor massage is actually a form of deep relaxation massage.