Contact Phone: (647) 938-0884

  • News about our NEW Ottawa location!

    Ottawa: At our new Bronson Ave location, Meaghan Anderton RMT is now available on Wednesday evenings!  Click here to book OTTAWA online.   Toronto:  Toronto appointments with Jennifer Gould RMT are available on Thursdays!  Click here to book TORONTO online.  

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  • Interested in taking an Ashiatsu class with us?

    Our new training schedule for 2015 is now available for Ottawa, Toronto & Halifax!   For more information or to register for a class CLICK HERE

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  • Yes… Ashiatsu is covered by massage benefits!

    As of May 2013, Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage Therapy is recognized by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario as a Registered Massage Therapy modality.  If you have medical insurance or benefits that cover massage therapy, Ashiatsu will be included!   To watch a video CLICK HERE

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  • In the News: CTV Ottawa Interview with Nicole

    Nicole was interviewed by Joel Haslam of CTV Ottawa's 'Regional Contact' in February 2015 about Ashiatsu in Canada. Click here to watch the video.

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Ashiatsu - Registered Massage Therapy like you've never experienced it before!


- Ashiatsu Deepfeet Bar Therapy ® -

Ashiatsu means “foot pressure” in Japanese. Barefoot massage also has many other names depending on its country of origin.  A fusion of several traditional forms of barefoot massage adapted to North American standards has been created and continues to evolve.  

Ashiatsu has only recently become recognized in Canada as an RMT modality.


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Gift Certificates

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Gift certificates for massage therapy services of any duration are available upon request.  

Please send us your request by email to

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Online Booking

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Online Booking for any duration of massage service is available 24/7, for both Toronto and Ottawa clinic locations.

Nicole is now available in Toronto 1 week and in Ottawa 3 weeks per month.

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Nicole Ramien founded NRG Medicine in 2005. She currently owns and operates clinics in both Toronto & Ottawa and practices in both as a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT). She was an Honors graduate of ICT Kikkawa College and was the first fully certified Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapist (AOBT) in the GTA. She completed the instructor certification program with AOBT, becoming the first Canadian to be able to offer barefoot massage training & certification to RMTs in Canada. Effective as of October 27, 2014 she no longer offers training through AOBT.

Nicole is now the primary instructor for the Canadian Institute of Ashiatsu Massage Therapy (CIAMT), which provides Canadian RMTs the Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage Therapy (ABMT) Training Program in Toronto, Ottawa & Halifax locations. Visit for more information.

Nicole received degrees from both McGill University and the Panamerican School of Natural Medicine. She began her health care career as a Baccalaureate Registered Nurse with hospital experience in Hematology-Oncology, as well as practicing Naturopathic Medicine as an intern at several clinics around the world. Nicole has completed the AFCI designation, enabling her to use Anatomical Acupuncture to proficiently treat chronic pain and several other medical concerns, in addition to using nutritional supplementation regimes to promote her clients optimal health. Nicole’s passion is to selectively combine the various elements of her training, to create an individualized and effective approach to each client case that she sees, achieving an inspired and holistic practice that ensures the client leaves feeling satisfied that their issues have been addressed.


If you have any trouble booking or for additional information, please call (647) 938-0884 or email us at

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Nicole’s Interview with CTV Ottawa

Click here to watch Nicole’s February 2015 interview with Joel Haslam of CTV Ottawa’s Regional Contact.

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Ashiatsu Training Classes in Canada

Our 2015 Ashiatsu Class Schedule for courses held in Ottawa, Toronto & Halifax is now available! For more information and to

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Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage Therapy Training Video

To watch Nicole instructing an Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage Therapy class CLICK HERE