In the present Regulation, unless the context indicates otherwise, the terms below shall have the following meaning :
The Association des Massothérapeutes du Québec (AMQ®).
The name AMQ® is a registered trademark and any use of this trademark by a member must comply with the Board of Directors’ criteria and requirements.
B) Massage therapist
Any person who has received adequate training approved by the Association and who provides massage therapy services. He is subject to all the obligations of members of the Association des Massothérapeutes du Québec. The massage therapist must have completed comprehensive training that enables him to maintain or improve the client’s overall well-being within the limits of the approaches and techniques used (as approved by the Board of Directors).
Massage therapist level 1
Massage therapist level 2
Massage therapist level 3
Any process that involves kneading, rubbing, friction, touching, stroking or otherwise manipulating the human body using manual techniques or authorized tools.
E) Therapeutic practice
Any bodywork, postural work, nutritional work or mind-body work of a holistic nature provided to an individual for the prevention of injury or illness, the maintenance and/or promotion of health.
Person who receives professional services from a massage therapist.