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South Edmonton School of Massage Therapy offers cost effective, accredited full time distance learning massage therapy programs


You will work through directed readings and specific content on your own at around 25 hours per week and receive credit for those hours spent away from class. Email and telephone access are always available to reach our instructors.Massage Education
Written testing and hands on skills will dominate the in-class section of the course. This way the students will know how they are progressing, and to identify areas where the class or an individual student needs more guidance.


Massage Therapy Level I (1000 hours)

Components of the program include massage techniques, theory (including anatomy, kinesiology, basic pathology, basic assessment skills), related skills including communication and ethics, and business skills

Massage Therapy Level II (1200 hours + 1000 hours previous training = 2200 hours total)

Students are required to complete Massage Therapy I course or an equivalent program before enrolling in this program.



Gabriella Rozsa R.M.T.Gabriella Rozsa R.M.T. - Course Instructor

Gabriella is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy 3,300 hour diploma program in 2000. She also has a BA from Simon Fraser University with a major in Forensic Anthropology. Growing up in Whistler gave her the opportunity to become inspired by the variety of available outdoor activities and a lifelong love of athletic endeavours. She has completed marathons and triathlons (Ironman) and has a full appreciation for the physical demands that training for such events places on a person. Her coaching background includes alpine skiing, running and cycling and she has presented lectures to various running groups. Gabriella has previously owned and operated a successful massage therapy clinic in Calgary, is currently treating patients from her home-based clinic and thoroughly enjoys passing on the knowledge she has gathered through experience and practice.


Dustin Hirschkorn R.M.T.Dustin Hirschkorn R.M.T. - Course Instructor

Dustin is a graduate of Newfoundland's, Eastern College Massage Therapy program (2200 hours). He was first registered with the College of Massage in Newfoundland and the Newfoundland Massage Therapy Association before moving to Alberta, and is currently registered with the Massage Therapy Association of Alberta. Dustin has additional training in pregnancy, aromatherapy, orthopaedic assessment and treatment of postural dysfunction, alternatives to heat, and core stabilization. Dustin believes that a good education leads to a good therapist and a healthy patient, and loves to educate others. Coming from a large family of teachers, his passion for teaching is in his blood. In his spare time, Dustin enjoys cycling, running, horseback riding, hiking, and reading about animal care and welfare.


Renee Aubin R.M.T.Renee Aubin R.M.T. - Course Instructor

Renee is a graduate of the Massage Therapy program through the Alberta Institute of Massage (2200 hours). She is dedicated to the health and wellness of all living beings. She has developed over her career an expertise in Swedish Relaxation Massage, Deep Tissue Therapeutic Massage, Sports Massage, Shiatsu Massage, Trigger Point Therapy and Myofascial Release. She has extensive knowledge and training in Pre and Post Natal Massage, Infant Massage, Hot and Cold Stone Massage, Cupping Massage, Aromatherapy as well as Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), and Guided Meditation. Renee is also a Certified Reflexologist and Reiki Master Teacher. She truly loves her profession and has a great passion for sharing her knowledge of Massage with others. When she is not creating profound wellness experiences for others, you can find her tap dancing in her kitchen whipping up delicious gluten free treats, riding her bike like she is in the Tour de France, or cozied up with a good book.