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.

What are the uses and benefits of massage therapy?

Massage therapy’s beneficial effects on the human body are well known. Therapy can reduce stress, relieve pain, and promote the body’s natural healing by relaxing the body and mind. When we address the physical, mental and emotional sides of stress, relaxation and healing can more easily follow. By manipulating the… Read more »

Where to work as a Professional Massage Therapist

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There is a wide range of jobs available to professional massage therapists. Use your specific interests within the broad field of massage therapy to help you determine where you’d like to work upon earning your program diploma and state and/or national massage therapy license. For example, depending on the techniques… Read more »

What should I know about massage therapy certification and licensing?

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Certification and licensing are two very important aspects of your career as a massage therapist. Your certification and license are ways for prospective clients to know you’ve received training and are the most basic ways for you to market yourself as a professional. There are no national standards for certification… Read more »

How do I choose the massage school that is right for me?

Choosing a massage school is just like choosing any other institution of higher education—it takes careful consideration. There are many things to keep in mind when making this decision, each as important as the next. Before choosing a massage school, gather all the information you can—talk to each school, find… Read more »