Benefits of Membership

Benefits of Membership

The RMTAO is the voice of the massage therapy profession, and we advocate on your behalf. We ensure that Ontarians have and want complete access to massage therapy, and our healthcare peers understand and appreciate our expertise. As a member, you are supporting these efforts, and the growth and development of the massage therapy profession.
As a member of the Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario, you will also have access to the tools that will help you build your practice and grow in your career as a healthcare professional. These tools include guides to relevant legislation, access to our publications, a FREE listing on and more. You can connect with your peers through our Community-Based Networks, grow your knowledge-base through our continuing education courses, and save time and money through our discounted programs and services.
If you've graduated in the past twelve months, you also have access to further discounts on professional liability insurance throught the Trisura Portal. This discount will be automatically applied based on the graduation date you provide. 

Advocacy Efforts

The RMTAO is the voice of the profession. We advocate on behalf of all RMTs in Ontario and we are devoted to representing and protecting your interests. We dedicate time to protecting and advancing your interests while discussing crucial issues with government agencies, regulatory bodies, insurance companies, and other important stakeholders. We are working with our partners in the Canadian Massage Therapist Alliance to fight for tax exemption for massage therapists. 

Advancing your Career

As a member, we help you to find the career opportunity that's right for you, Whether you've just graduated or you have several years of experience, through our Career Opportunities Listing Service . Enhance your public profile and grow your business with a FREE listing on  - our public listing service. Connect instantly with fellow RMTs across Ontario by joining our  Facebook group and participating in informative and thoughtful discussions. We also facilitate  Community-Based Networks  across ontario which provide the opportunity for you to meet with your peers in your local area and attend local events of interest including social, educational and networking events. 

Building your Knowledge

We constantly offer new and innovative courses on a variety of topics across Ontario, both in person and online. We also have a biennial Education Conference, which features three days of continuing education sessions that can be customized to suit your learning needs. Having access to the latest research is another way to maintain your high standards of practice, and you can access research with our quarterly magazine Massage Therapy Today: Putting Knowledge Into Practice. You will have access to all of our other publications as a member as well, including The Friday File, a Contract Guide, Massage Therapy Brochures, a Massage Therapy Posterand more!

Discounted Programs

As a Registered Massage Therapist you will need Professional Liability Insurance (PLI) and we offer the lowest PLI rate in Canada, which includes $5 million aggregate coverage. This also includes Commercial General Liability Insurance at $3 million per incident. We also offer discounts on other insurance programs including additional modality coverage, home and auto insurance, health and dental insurance, and personal disability insurance.
We offer a discounted membership to GoodLife Fitness, which is pro-rated quarterly. To help manage your practice, we offer members discounts on ClinicSense, a practice management software. We also offer members exclusive discounts on work ware at Mark's. Members can also sign up for Perkopolis, which offers access to various discounted products and services including hotels, attractions, movies, shopping and travel. Members also receive access to discounted mobile rates and services with TELUS Mobility, and discounts on work wear purchased at Mark's.
Your membership can be customized to fit your needs and interests, by choosing to add our optional programs at any point throughout the year. Read more about our optional programs and build your membership to suit your needs.


We provide our members with information and resources regarding the profession of massage therapy, the role of massage therapists, trends in the profession and information regarding the association in our Resource Centre. Some of the key resources include general health best practices, clinic procedure best practices, infographics and record keeping templates. Many resources are also available in our blog

Inviting All RMTs

We’ve compiled a list of Top 10 Reasons to Join and we hope you’ll consider joining us. We invite all RMTs in Ontario to join the RMTAO and help move the profession forward.

Become a Member of the RMTAO