About Us

The Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC) was established in 1988 by a group of massage therapy graduates who were passionate about holistic health care.

Since those beginnings, we have grown to support over 6,500 holistic health practitioners across Canada. We offer nation-wide liability insurance, discounted continuing education, a welcoming community to our members, and many more benefits.

We recognize and insure more than 60 holistic health practices, including:

  • massage therapy
  • Thai massage
  • reflexology
  • shiatsu
  • reiki
  • craniosacral therapy
  • yoga instruction
  • Pilates instruction
  • myofascial cupping

We further support our members' professional practices with services such as:

  • advice on business best practices and industry standards
  • relationship building with suppliers to get member discounts on products and services
  • advocacy for holistic health professionals to the health benefits industry and all levels of government
  • increasing public awareness of holistic health care through a regular holistic health blog and an active social media presence