Mon Réseau Plus

Recognized massage techniques

Basic massage techniques

The following is the list of basic massage techniques that allow you to join the Professional Association of specialized massage therapist of Quebec, Mon Réseau Plus, as a massage therapist. To join the Association, therapists must have successfully completed at least one of these training techniques.

Continuing education techniques

Many massage therapy techniques are also available as continuous education training. Acknowledged by Mon Réseau Plus, those techniques enable massage therapists to improve their skills and to adapt their service offer to the specific needs of their clientele. Those techniques are eligible to the Skills development fund, which is a continuous education support program.

Thermal techniques

  • Exfoliation and wrapping
  • Himalayan salt balls massage
  • Bamboo massage
  • Herbal ballotin massage
  • Hot shell Massage
  • Hot stones Massage
  • Thermotherapy

Biomechanical techniques

  • Table acupressure/digitopuncture
  • Tissues and muscles decongestion
  • Diaphragm release
  • Lymphatic draining
  • Faciatherapy
  • Joints inflammation
  • Isoposture and isometry
  • Tension lifts
  • Amma massage
  • Biocorporel massage
  • Californian Massage
  • Deep tissue Massage
  • Massage for pregnant women
  • Kibido massage
  • Lomi lomi massage
  • Babies/children massage
  • Thai yoga massage
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sports massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Chair massage
  • Passive mobilizations
  • Reflexology
  • Thai reflexology
  • Oncomassage
  • Rhythmic oscillations
  • Osteodynamics
  • Spinal training
  • Sports taping
  • Craniosacral therapy
  • Trager
  • Trigger points, Knap points, myofascial stretching

Naturotherapy techniques

  • Allergies and natural care
  • Antioxidant
  • Acido / Basic
  • Aromatherapy
  • Bacteriology and virology
  • Balneotherapy
  • Organic detoxification
  • Organic dysfunction
  • Medicinal plants study
  • Essential oils study
  • Protein, carbohydrates and lipids study
  • Bach Flower
  • Herbalism
  • Homeopathy
  • Pharmaceuticals vs natural products
  • Mineralogy
  • Nutrition
  • Oligotherapy
  • Phytotherapy
  • Nutritional rehabilitation (inflammatory aspects)
  • Vitamin therapy

Become a member

To become a member, you can download the pdf form and return it to the Association by mail or fax.

If your profile does not meet our membership criteria, you may be able to use the Professional Skills Assessment Program (PSAP) to gain professional recognition from the largest association of massage therapists in Quebec.