Category Archives: Massage Students

Mastering the Telephone

Cartoon of old telephone receiver

Yep, we’re living in the future. We have websites, Facebook, online payments, and online scheduling. But when it comes down to it, many clients are still going to get in touch with you with that tried-and-true gadget of the 20th century, the telephone. That being said, are you telephone savvy?… Read more »

Becoming a Massage Therapist: what you need to know

Massage instuctor teaching two students

So you’ve decided to start a career in massage therapy: congratulations! You’re about to embark on an incredibly rewarding journey. Still, it’s a tough place to be in; you know that there are things you should learn before you begin, but you don’t even know what you don’t know yet…. 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 »

Massage Marketing 101

Social Connections marketing

Where will I get clients? That’s the question most massage students start asking a few months before graduation. You finally know your olecranon from your ischium. You don’t poke clients in the knee on every full leg effleurage, so the reality of making a living in this business starts to… Read more »

What to Do When Your Instructor is Wrong

Angry massage teacher

  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 »

3 Important Considerations When Selecting a Massage Therapy School

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Making the decision to attend a massage school is not something to take lightly.  While massage education is largely different than traditional types of education, it is nonetheless a huge investment.  Depending upon the school you choose, your location, education delivery, credential earned, etc., your financial investment could range from… 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 »