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Massage Course – Toronto, ON

When:

March 13-19, 2021 – Closed – only waiting list is available at this time

Location to be announced

Directions:

Accommodations:

airbnb.com  is a great place to start looking for accommodations

homeaway.com is another site

 

How do I sign up?

Please go to the “application forms” section of the web site.

 

How do I contact Sidonia?

Go back to the home page, and select the “Contact” button.

 

 

Massage Course – Hamilton, ON

When: There may be a course offered in 2022

Where:

T.E.A.D. 8360 Leeming Rd. E. in Mount Hope

(just outside Hamilton)

http://www.tead.on.ca

This is a closed herd facility

There is no camping or RV sites available

Directions:

From Toronto: take the QEW Toronto to the 403 to Hamilton and go up the mountain to Highway #6 and Garner Road exit.

Take the #6 past the Hamilton airport and at the 2nd set of lights turn right (#6 south).

Turn left on Leeming Rd. E.

From Niagara: take the QEW Niagara to the 403 to Hamilton and go up the mountain to Highway 36 and Garner Road exit.

Take the #6 past the Hamilton airport and at the 2nd set of lights turn right (#6 south). Turn left on Leeming Rd. E

Park in the parking lot in front of the barn and walk across to the white house, up the ramp and directly inside.

The class room is located on the first door to the right.  Bathroom is the first door to the left. .

If you are having trouble with the map appearing on this page, please use this link to the T.E.A.D. site. It will open at the map.

http://www.tead.on.ca/direction.htm

Accommodations:

https://www.airbnb.ca

Airbnb is the web site I use myself to locate accommodations

“HomeAway” is another site

Below are some hotels that are reasonably close to the facility

Hotel:
Phone:
Ramada Plaza Hotel 150 King St. E 1-800-272-6232
Admiral Inn 149 Dundurn St. 1-800-236-2311
Visitor’s Inn 649 Main St. W 1-905-529-5515
Econo Lodge 175 Main St. W 1-800-553-2566

If you require additional information, you can contact Tourism Hamilton Information Centre

http://www.hamiltonundiscovered.com

How do I register for this course?

Go back to the main home page, and click on the ‘Application form’ section.

The application form is now on line!

Please feel free to click on the ‘FAQ’ button next to read answers to many question people have asked about the course!

How do I contact Sidonia?

Go back to the main home page, and click on “Contact”.

I would encourage you to e-mail rather than leave a message as the internet never sleeps.

Massage Course – Guelph, ON

When:

June 07-13, 2021

another course is offered on:

September 26-October 02, 2021

The 6 week Advanced Equine Massage Course is taught at this location!  The course date is June 14-July 23, 2021

Please see the 6 week Advanced Massage Course location page for full course details.

The 7 day course is not a prerequisite!

Where:

Old Orchard Farm Riding Centre

12386 1st Line Nassagaweya, milton, ON

This facility is posted on www.googlemaps.com as  Old Orchard Farm, Milton, ON.  It is off by approx. 300 meters.

Please be sure to have the directions to the facility and do not rely on your GPS – only Googlemaps app will be accurate.

The facility has a white and blue sign.

Directions:

Coming from Hwy 401, Milton exit – From Milton (Hwy 25 & 401) travel west on Hwy 401 and exit at the Guelph Line. Travel north on the Guelph Line past the Mohawk Raceway. Continue north, driving past Brookville, until Sideroad 20. Turn left on Sideroad 20 and travel west until First Line Nassagaweya. Turn right on First Line. Travel on the First Line approximately a 1/2 mile. OOF will be on the left. Look for the Old Orchard sign / logo at Fire #12386.

  • Coming from Hwy 6 North exit – From the 401 take the Hwy 6 North exit towards Guelph. At Wellington Rd 34 )this is the first light after you exit the 401)  turn right / east. Continue East past Victoria Rd and past Watson Rd. When the road starts winding watch for the First Line Nassagaweya. Turn left on the First Line, driving north about a 1/2 mile.The facility will be on the left. Look for the Old Orchard sign / logo at Fire #12386.
  • Coming from Hwy #7 Rockwood – Starting at Rockwood, travel west on Hwy 7 towards the city of Guelph. At Wellington Rd 29 at the lights turn left (south). Travel south on Wellington Road 29 (becomes First Line Nassagaweya) past Arkell Rd (stop sign) and past the 25th Sideroad (stop sign). Continue approximately a 1/2 mile. OOF will be on the right. Look for the Old Orchard sign / logo at Fire #12386.

 

Accommodations:

There are limited spaces at this facility.  Please contact Linda at:  [email protected]

RV space is available – please contact Linda for rates.

www.airbnb.com  is a great web site that details location and price for every accommodation posted.

Days Inn ……………………………………………………… 785 Gordon St ……………………………1-519-822-9112

Super 8 ……………………………………………………….. 281 Woodlawn …………………………..1-519-836-5850

Comfort Inn …………………………………………………. 480 Silvercreek Pkwy …………………1-519-763-1900

Norfolk Guest House B & B ………………………… 102 Eramosa Rd ……………………… 1-519-767-1095

How do I sign up?

Please go to the ‘application forms’ section of the web site.

How do I contact Sidonia?

Go back to the home page, and select the ” Contact” button.

Please feel free to visit the FAQ section next for many questions I have answered about the massage course!

 

Massage Course – Essex/Windsor, ON

When:

There is no course scheduled at this location

 

Where:

Windsor Essex Therapeutic Riding Association (WETRA)

 

Directions:

From the 401:

Take the Manning Road exit

Turn left off the ramp (heading south)

Go all the way to the #3 Hwy – it is a major highway and is approx 15km from the 401.

(You will pass ‘Cosy Corners’ and the funeral home, go through the stop light,

go over a set of railway tracks, then come to a lighted intersection -#3 Hwy)

At Hwy.#3, turn left and continue on the road until you reach the town of Essex.

There is a Tim Hortons at the first lighted intersection.

At the 2nd stop light (called both Victoria St – in Essex and Malden Rd – in the county)

turn right

The facility is located on this road approx 10 km away. You will come to a small

town where the speed limit decreases to 60km and there is a sign showing

‘Wildwood Golf Course’. The split in the highway (leading to the golf course)

is approx 1-1/2 km from the facility. Stay on the main road and do not turn towards Wildwood.

WETRA is located on the left side of the road and is highly visible from the road.

Conversely, you can take the 401 to the Walker Rd exit and turn left (south) and then follow the directions below.

From Windsor:

Take Walker Rd south of Hwy #3.

You will go through the town of McGregor.

There is a sign on the left side of the road ‘thank you for coming to McGregor’.

South Malden Rd is the very next road. Turn left here onto South Malden Rd

The facility is approx. 4 away and is located on the right side of the road.

(From the #3 Hwy to the turn onto South Malden is approx. 15km).

 

Accommodations:

Hotel:
Location:
Phone:
Best Western Huron Church 1-800-528-1234
Bestway Motel Huron Church 1-519-969-7642
Comfort Inn  Huron Church 1-800-228-5150
Econo Lodge Huron Church 1-800-553-2666
Travel Lodge 2330 Huron Church 1-519-972-1100
Ivy Rose 2885 Howard Ave -restaurant on site 1-519-966-1700

* All Windsor motels are on Huron Church. The 401 turns into Huron Church at Windsor.

 

How do I sign up for this course?

Go back to the home page, and click on “application forms” button .

If you wish to contact me, please feel free to use the ‘contact’ section to send me an e-mail, or you may call me toll free at:

1-888-EQUINE2 (378-4632)

Please feel free to visit the ‘FAQ’ section for more course information.

Massage Course – Nova Scotia

When:  October 17-22, 2021

 

Where:  Serenity Acres family ranch

7321 Nova Scotia Trunk 1, Ellershouse

This is a closed herd facility, no outside horses on site

https://serenityacresranch.com/

Directions:

Serenity Acres Family Ranch has been pinned with GoogleMaps

 

Accommodations:

There may be limited space available on site.

Please contact Kristy directly at:  [email protected]

www.airbnb.com is a great web site for locating accommodations.

You can also try www.kijiji.com to search for short term furnished accommodates

Please consult the Nova Scotia chamber of commerce or the visit Nova Scotia web site for additional information.

How do I sign up?

If you wish to register for this course, please go to the ‘Application forms’ tab.

Please follow the directions

If you wish to contact the instructor, please feel free to e-mail by clicking on the ‘contact’ section

MTANS members (Massage Therapists’ of Nova Scotia) CEU approval for 17.5 CEUs

Massage Course – Vancouver Island, BC

When: April 03-04, 17-08, 10-11, 2021

This course is scheduled on weekends, Saturdays and Sundays 8am-5pm daily

Where:

Ladysmith (Vancouver Island) BC

Takala Trails Ranch

http://www.takalatrailsranch.com

5735 Takala Rd, Ladysmith, BC V9G 1M2

If you wish to bring your horse to this course, you may contact Mary Carr at:

1-250-245-4864 or e-mail at: [email protected]

 

Directions:

From Nanaimo take the Island Hwy. south towards Ladysmith.

Turn right on Timberlands.

Turn left on Cameron Rd.

Right on Takala Rd.

Go all the way to the end and you are at Takala Trails Ranch.

Please park at the front – not blocking the driveway and we will meet in the barn.

Accommodations:

There are accommodations also available on site – very nice detached cottages. Please contact Mary or visit their web site for all information

There is camping available on site, but no hook-ups so units will have to use generators for power etc.

There is a bath house available with flush toilet and solar heated water for a shower.

Please check prices with Mary:  1-250-245-4864 or e-mail at: [email protected]

www.airbnb.com  and www.homeaway.com  are great sites to look for nice places to stay in the area

 

Massage Course – Langley, BC

When:

July 25-31, 2021

Where:

Our host facility is Valley Therapeutic

3330 – 256th Street, Langley, BC

Directions:

If you are coming from the east, take Hwy #1 (Trans Canada), and turn south onto

Highway 13 (Aldergrove Bellingham Highway – or 264 St)

At Fraser Highway turn right

At 256 St turn Left

The facility is on the right side of the road

If you are coming from the west, take Hwy #1 (Trans Canada) and

Turn south on the 232 St

Turn Left onto the Fraser Highway

Turn Right onto 256 St

The facility will be on your right

Accommodations:

There are many accommodations to choose from in Langley. If you would like more listings than those I have provided, please feel free to follow the link to the chamber of commerce hotel accommodation listing listed below.

http://www.members.langleychamber.com/search2.asp

Hotel:
Phone:
Best Western Langley Inn

19650 Fraser Highway, Langley, BC

http://www.westwardinn.bc.ca1-604-534-9238Travelodge

21653 Fraser Highway, Langley, BC

http://www.stayinlangley.com1-604-533-4431 or

1-877-533-4431

pet friendly

 

To register for this class, please go to the ‘application forms’ section located on the top right hand of the home page.

To view answers to many questions people have asked me, please visit the ‘FAQ’ section.

To ask me any additional questions, please feel free to either e-mail me using the ‘contact’ section, or call me toll free at:

1-888-378-4632

Massage Course – Edmonton, AB

When:

 

March 22-28, 2021

Another course is offered on

September 18-24, 2021

 

The advanced Equine Massage course on August 02-Septebmer 10, 2020    is also held at this location.  The 7 day class is not a prerequisite

Please see the 6 week massage course page for further information:  courses – 6 week massage course -information

Where:

Whitemud Equine Learning Centre (WELCA)

12504 Fox Drive – yes you may use GPS for this location.

This is a closed herd – no outside horses are permitted

RV sites are available – no electricity hook up

Contact Administration at:  [email protected]

please feel free to visit their web site at:

https://www.welca.ca

Directions

Please try to do a drive by the day before as this is a very busy part of the city and there has been quite a bit of on going construction for the last 2 years. Use my cell phone to text me if you get turned around!

As soon as you turn onto Keilor Rd, turn immediately right onto the first driveway (Equine Access), then follow the driveway – for approx.300 feet and turn left into the very first parking lot.

The building is brownish color with a flat roof.  The staircase is on the right side, walk across the patio and come right into the building.

Bathrooms are on ground level – ladies in the middle, gentlemen on the left side of the building

Directions to Whitemud Equine Centre:
Option 1

  1. Start out going SOUTHEAST on ARPORT RD. NW. toward KINSWAY AVE. NW.
  2. Turn LEFT onto KINGSWAY AVE. NW.
  3. Turn RIGHT onto 109 ST NW.
  4. Stay STRAIGHT to go onto HIGH LEVEL BRIDGE NW.
  5. HIGH LEVEL BRIDGE NW. becomes 109 ST NW.
  6. Turn RIGHT onto 82 AVE NW/WHYTE. AVE.
  7. Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto 114 ST NW.
  8. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto 71 AVE NW.
  9. 71 AVE NW becomes BELGRAVIA RD. NW.
  10. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT
  11. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto FOX DRIVE NW.
  12. Turn RIGHT onto KEILOR RD. NW. (go down gravel drive)
  13. End at Whitemud Equine Centre

Option 2

  1. From Yellowhead (Highway 16) going East
  2. Head to 149 Street turn off
  3. Turn RIGHT to go SOUTH on 149 Street
  4. Staying in RIGHT LANE, 149 Street turns onto WHITEMUD DRIVE NW (free-flow lane)
  5. Over Quesnell Bridge take the EAST FOX DRIVE exit toward FORT EDMONTON PARK
  6. Stay STRAIGHT to go onto FOX DRIVE NW
  7. Turn LEFT onto KEILOR RD NW (go down gravel drive)
  8. End at Whitemud Equine Centre

 

 

map

 

Option 3

  1. Start out going EAST on AIRPORT RD toward RENDEZ-VOUS MEETING PT.
  2. Go STRAIGHT toward HWY-2 / EDMONTON.
  3. Stay STRAIGHT to go onto 10 AVE / AIRPORT RD. Continue to follow 10 AVE.
  4. Take the HWY-2 N ramp toward EDMONTON.
  5. Merge onto PROVINCIAL ROUTE 2 N.
  6. Turn LEFT onto WHITEMUD DR NW.
  7. Turn SLIGHT LEFT to take the WEST WHITEMUD DRIVE ramp.
  8. Merge onto PROVINCIAL ROUTE 2 N / WHITEMUD DR NW.
  9. Take the FOX DRIVE exit.
  10. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto FOX DR NW.
  11. Turn LEFT onto KEILLOR RD NW.
  12. End at Whitemud Equine Centre

Accommodations:

Hotels/Motels Near Whitemud Equine Centre

 

Campus Tower Suite Hotel
Address: 11142 – 87 Avenue, Edmonton
Tel: (780) 439-6060
Website: www.maclabhotels.com/leisure_campustower.htm
Approx. Rates: $150 – $200/night

Coast Terrace Inn – Edmonton South
Address: 4440 Gateway Boulevard, Edmonton
Tel: 1 780 437-6010
Website: www.coastterraceinn.com
Approx. Rates: $140/night

Holiday Inn – The Palace
Address: 4235 Gateway Boulevard (North), Edmonton
Tel: 1 780 438-1222
Website: www.hipalace.com/
Approx. Rates: $150/night

Best Western Cedar Park Inn
Address: 5116 Gateway Boulevard, Edmonton
Tel: 1 780 434-7411

The Ramada Inn & Waterpark – Edmonton South
Address: 5359 Calgary Trail, Edmonton
Tel: 1 780 434-3431
Website: www.ramada.com/Ramada/control/Booking/property_info?propertyId=07838&brandInfo=RA
Approx. Rates: $100/night

Exquisite Whyte Avenue Bed & Breakfast – Edmonton 
Address: 11034 – 81 Avenue, Edmonton
Tel: 1 780 438-3357
Approx. Rates: $100 – $200/night

Hotel Selkirk – In Fort Edmonton Park 
Address: 1920 Street Fort Edmonton Park
Tel: (780) 496-7227
Website: www.infoedmonton.com/hotelselkirk/ :
Not sure if available because FortEdmontonPark is Closed from Sept to May

 

How do I sign up?

To register for this class, please go to the ‘application forms’ section.

To view answers to many questions people have asked me, please visit the ‘FAQ’ section.

To ask me any additional questions, please feel free to e-mail me using the ‘contact’ section

Please feel free to visit the Vertebral Realignment an6 Week Advanced Massage sections for courses at this location.

Massage Course – Calgary Area, AB

When:

September 11-17, 2021

 

Where:

Westridge Farms, Priddis, AB

This facility is now posted on

googlemaps.com as WEstridge farms walking stables

146139 192 St, Priddis, AB

 

Facility Information

If you wish to stay on site, they allow both tents and trailers for a fee. Space is limited.

There is no electricity plug in

Please contact Carol at:  [email protected]

This is a closed herd facility.

 

Directions:

From the Trans Canada (#1), take Hwy 2 south, then Hwy 22X (Spruce Meadow Trail) west to Priddis.

From #2 North, take Spruce Meadows Trail (Stoney Trail – also called the 201 goes to the east and

Spruce Meadows Tails goes to the west.  It will eventually turn into the 22X)

This is a two lane highway.  Just before the turn to 192nd Street, there is a flashing yellow light with a sign

indicating that the divided highway will end in 2 kms.  The light is within about 100 feet of 192.

Turn North (right) on 192nd Street..

Go 2.4 kms on 192nd and when you get to the top of the hill, Westridge Farms driveway is on the west side(left).

There is a small wooden sign “Westridge Farms”

Follow the drive and take the first left (small sign indicating “Stables”)

Follow the sign up to the stables.  Parking is along the treeline next to the long lane way – please do not park in the parking

lot as this is a busy stable.

There are dogs, cats, horses and humans on site, please follow the courtesy of a 20km/hr speed.

 

Accommodations:

www.airbnb.com  – great site to find a place to stay or www.kijiji.com

If you are staying at someone’ home who has posted on line, please take

the extra precaution of e-mailing a family member the name and the address

of your accommodations.

Wingate by Wyndham    400 Midpark Way SE     403-514-0099

Hilltop Ranch Bed & Breakfast    1-800-801-0451

Fish Creek Provinical Park is within 30 minutes driving time – please check with them for camping information

Riverside Chateau – 104 White Avenue, Bragg Creek, AB – (403) 835-6032 web site: http://www.riversidechateau.com

High Country House B & B – 53 Burney Rd, Bragg Creek, AB – (403) 949-0093

Super 8 – 60 Shawville Road Southeast, Calgary, AB – (403) 254-8878 – located in southern Calgary

Pathway Cottage B & B – 111 Sun Canyon Park Southeast, Calgary, AB – (403) 256-1995

 

How do I register?

Go back to the home page, and select the “Application forms” tab.

The form is printer friendly! Just follow the directions on the application form.

There is also a waiver form that must be signed by all attendees.

 

How do I contact Sidonia?

Go back to the home page, and select the ” Contact” button. It will send you to the e-mail area.

Please feel free to visit the FAQ section next for many questions I have answered about the massage course!