Put down the books and take a healthy study break! Come to Koffler House and enjoy a free 10-minute shoulder massage by a registered therapist, compliments of the Multi-Faith Centre.
All students are welcome. Please bring your T-card, you will be asked to provide your email and UTORid.
How The Program Works
These 10-minute shoulder massages take place in a chair, fully clothed.
Upcoming dates are November 22 & 29 and December 6, 2023 from 1 – 4 p.m. Sign up starts at 12:45 p.m. in person the day of the event at Koffler House (569 Spadina Ave), third floor, 307 Quiet Room.
Role on Team: Registered Massage Therapist
Ian Elliott is a shiatsu massage therapist who has been in practice in Toronto since 2010. Working with what he likes to call "skilled and thoughtful" hands, he has helped people from all walks of life mend and heal. He has been a part of the University of Toronto student massage program at the Multi-Faith Centre since 2016 and also provides his services at the school's yearly Exam Jams. Ian is also a yoga and movement educator and is the owner of Three Branches Wellness.Learn more about Ian
Role on Team: Massage Therapist
Maria is a shiatsu massage therapist in Toronto since 2000. She has also provided her services during her travels to Cape Breton, the USA and Greece. Her studies in Shiatsu began in 1998 and after receiving her Diploma in 2000, she still continues to learn and train in extensive post graduate studies. She likes to combine meditation, mindfulness, nature awareness and empathy into her practice. She has been part of the University Of Toronto Student Massage Program since 2014 starting at the Hart House and then moving to the Multi-Faith Centre in 2015.Learn more about Maria