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Course dates for 2012

I am happy to announce that I will be teaming up with instructor Sylvie Hetu again this year to bring both The Massage in Schools Programme (MISP) and the International Association of Infant Massage (IAIM) instructor training to BC. We have two dates planned for each course this year. The MISP trainings will take place Read More

MISP gets some press in Kamloops

A local newspaper writer has done a story about the MISP and efforts to bring it to our community. You can see the story here: Read More

Infant Massage Instructor Training – Oct 2011 Vancouver

This fall you can become a certified infant massage instructor through the International Association of Infant Massage. Sylvie Hetu will be teaching this four day course which will run from Friday September 30th to Monday October 3rd 2011. The cost for the training is $600 plus HST. Please contact me for more information or to Read More

A great event for a great cause

Vital Point Acupuncture joins with Acupuncturists Without Borders (AWB) to participate in the fourth international volunteer project called World Healing Exchange To enable the success of the project, Vital Point Acupuncture is excited to host a Community Awareness fundraiser event. The aim of this event is to promote acupuncture in the community, educate the public Read More

MISP instructor’s training – May 2011

The next MISP instructor’s training will be held in on May 28th and 29th 2011 in Kamloops BC. The course will be taught by MISP founder and author of “Touch in Schools: a revolutionary strategy for replacing bullying with respect and for reducing violence”, Sylvie Hetu.The cost for the two day workshop, including your manual Read More

Massage in Schools – A Progressive Solution to Classroom Bullying

The Massage in Schools Programme (MISP) offers a new solution to the unsettling problem of classroom bullying. It aims to increase respect and tolerance in schools by teaching children empathy through peer massage. While the program is now in its tenth year and quite well- established in the United Kingdom and Australia, it is just Read More

Massage in Schools Training – Jan 2011

The MISP instructor’s training was held in on January 29th and 30th 2011 in Vancouver BC at the Utopia Academy of Massage Therapy. The course was a success and everyone who took part had a great time. A big thank you to all of those who participated and especially to Sylvie Hetu for flying out Read More

Beautiful You

Close your eyes and breathe deeply. Have you ever stopped to think about your lungs? Air passages branching off, once below your throat, again in each lung, two in the right, three in the left and again and again and again. Smaller and smaller until the air spaces look like a million little leaves. Turn Read More

A Great New Book

I was recently informed of an exciting new book that’s been written and published by Mia Elmsäter and Sylvie Hétu, the women who created the Massage In Schools Programme (MISP), entitled “Touch in Schools: a revolutionary strategy for replacing bullying with respect and for reducing violence”. When I was going to massage therapy school I Read More