Author Archives: Rodney Trepess

About Rodney Trepess

Rodney Trepess graduated from Bastyr University in 2003 with a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine and received his massage license after attending Brenneke School of Massage in 2001.

Win $500 in the MassageSchool.org Blog Post Contest

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The skills of a talented therapist aren’t limited to easing aches and pains. Whether it’s managing a budget or folding a fitted sheet, there are a host of ancillary skills that go into building a successful massage practice. One of the most important of these skills is communication. When you… Read more »

Helping Others Massage School Scholarship

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With student loan debt now greater than credit card debt in the United States, paying for higher education has become a major concern for both students and their families. While there are a number of grants, loans, and work-study opportunities for students studying at traditional academic colleges, students who choose… Read more »

Essentials of a Professional Online Massage Therapist Profile

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The Yellow Pages phone book is pretty much dead. We all know the internet has replaced it. The question now isn’t, “Do I want an online profile?” Because believe it or not, you have an online profile. The question is, “Am I controlling my online profile?” Controlling your online professional… Read more »

What to Do When Your Instructor is Wrong

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  We all have different relationships with the authority figures in our lives. Some folks tend to be cautious and courteous, while others would rather “stick it to The Man” Whether you’re a hot debater or a silent note-taker, your massage school instructors are human beings. This means, at some… Read more »