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Basic techniques (NEW)

Basic massage techniques accredited by the FQM

The following is a breakdown of the basic techniques accredited by the FQM. You are required to complete your training at one of our accredited schools or to obtain equivalence in order to include a massage technique in your file.

  • Jin Shin Do®: An energetic approach that relies on a unique acupressure technique and exercises, with a Western perspective founded on psychophysical work. Continue reading...
  • Swedish massage: The most popular technique practiced in the West, using maneuvers to bring relief to muscles that are tired, atonic or inhibited. Continue reading...
  • Thai Yoga massage: Combines yoga positions with spirituality and meditation while offering the benefits of therapeutic touch through massage. Continue reading...
  • Neo-Reichian massage: The integration of body-emoition is central to this approach that takes into account the recipient’s psychological attitude. Continue reading...
  • Momentum Massage: A soft and intuitive approach based primarily on touch rather than specific maneuvers, encouraging the client to look inward and be mindful of the sensations experienced during the massage. Continue reading...
  • Tragger® and Mentastics®: An innovative system of exploration and rehabilitation through movement characterized by supple rhythmic movements including rocking, vibrating and stretching. Continue reading...
  • Amma massage: A form of traditional Japanese massage that relies on pressure (much like acupuncture) to promote calm through touch. Continue reading...
  • Polarity: An soft energetic approach based on the positive/negative poles, exerting a simultaneous impact on the physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual planes. Continue reading...
  • Kinesitherapy: A discipline focusing on improving posture and movement, combining massage with passive, active or counter mobilizations. Continue reading...
  • Shiatsu: A Japanese technique using pressure exerted mostly with the thumbs (though also with the elbows and feet) on meridians and energy points to promote the natural flow of chi (vital energy). Continue reading...
  • Californian massage (also called sensitive massage): Technique originating in California, known as the stress-busting massage par excellence as it provides lasting relief of tension though deep relaxation. Continue reading...

For information about other massage approaches and specialties, click here: Complementary Techniques.