How will you best learn in massage school?

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Perhaps the most important thing to learn about yourself prior to starting massage school lies in your answer to that question. Being able to identify the ways in which information sticks with you – knowing your learning style- will show … Read More

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Water retention and what can you do about it

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The average human body is about 60% water. Most of the time our bodies keep everything in check, and we stay that way. Sometimes our water component becomes out of balance. This could be a combination of different factors (lifestyle, … Read More

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Three ways to say no to a massage client

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One of the best things about being a massage therapist is the moment a client walks in the door and you can see, you can just see on their face, how happy they are to be getting a massage. Usually, … Read More

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Welcome to Massage School

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“Welcome to Massage School” Talk about four words I never thought I’d hear. Since I was seven, all I’ve ever wanted to do is teach. I started volunteering in classrooms and tutoring when I was in high school, and by … Read More

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2014 Helping Others Scholarship Recipient Chosen

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Massageschool.org is proud to award Melissa Ryan our 2014 Helping Others Scholarship. Melissa is a student at Center for Natural Wellness School of Massage Therapy in Albany, NY. In answering our essay question, “How I will help others subsequent to … Read More

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Kale, Goji Berries & Acai: The Risks and Benefits Behind Today’s Trendiest Foods

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Roughly every three days, the health and fitness magazines proclaim some nut, twig, or berry you’ve never heard of the super food of all super foods. The next few months are a mania of product refiguring to add this new … Read More

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I need a massage but I don’t like to be touched, what can I do?

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Has your doctor suggested that your best chance to reduce your back pain is massage? Or perhaps you’re super-stressed and not sleeping well, a massage can help that, too. Say what? You don’t like to be touched? Houston, we have … Read More

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What is Fatigue and What Can You Do about It?

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First of all, when addressing fatigue, we need to rule out any type of virus or other physical illness and your doctor can assess that. Many factors can cause fatigue and self-assessment is not advisable. Fatigue can appear as both … Read More

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Three skills to be a great massage therapist

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When you thought about getting into massage, was it your goal to be a mediocre massage therapist? After a massage is over, do you look forward to hearing your client say “Eh, it was all right”? I don’t think so. … Read More

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What is Your Massage Therapist Thinking During a Treatment?

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Ever wondered what massage therapists think during your massage session? Do you think they are planning the next trip to the supermarket, wondering what to eat for dinner, or are they really focusing on your comfort and relaxation? Let’s start … Read More

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