Massage Therapist

You’re massaging me too fast!

Massage: Therapist massaging too fast

A conversation requires one person to speak and the other to listen. The second part then, gives a relevant response based on what the first part has said. Think of massage as a conversation. When we move quickly on the … Read More

Posted in Massage Therapist | Leave a comment

How do you handle a massage client you can’t help?

As massage therapists, there’s so much we can do to help people. From helping to heal our clients’ bodies with our various techniques, to being the one person all week who has actually listened to them. Giving them a quiet … Read More

Posted in Massage Therapist | Leave a comment

The Benefits of Massage Therapy for Infants

ID-100157860

Adults aren’t the only people who enjoy a relaxing massage. It turns out that your infant also benefits from it in various ways. A mother’s touch throughout the day maintains the parental bond and the infant’s feeling of well-being. But … Read More

Posted in Massage Therapist | 3 Comments

Explore New Massage Techniques and Change Up Old Routines

8250703936_4b17c6ab19_z

Listen, I’m all for the cookie cutter massage. Sometimes it’s what people actually WANT. And after reading this article by Tracy Bradley, I was convinced that it’s a wonderful way to keep your long term clients happy unless they ask … Read More

Posted in Massage Therapist | 3 Comments

Treating Clients with Kindness

5026716018_80b8b4af2e_z

Life can be rough sometimes.   We try to squeeze a lot into our days, so even when things are relatively smooth sailing it can be a lot to manage.  We encounter stress from work, home, friends and families, social activities, … Read More

Posted in Massage Therapist | 2 Comments

3 Reasons Why Newbie Massage Therapists Should Feel Confident in the Workplace

ID-10084698

New to the working world of Massage Therapy? You’ve just graduated and maybe you have scored your first job. Congratulations, Go YOU! It’s exciting, but it can also be super intimidating working side by side with other therapists who have … Read More

Posted in Massage Therapist | Leave a comment

Blogging 101 for Massage Therapists

The following is a guest post from our friend Benjamin McDonald of Massamio.com What’s a blog, and why does it matter? “Blog” is short for “weblog,” a term nobody actually uses anymore. It functions much like a journal; updates (called … Read More

Posted in Massage Therapist | 3 Comments

Pulling off a great surprise massage, while mobile.

BACK87

If you have been doing mobile massage therapy for a few years now, chances are you have received at least one request for a “surprise” massage for someone’s birthday or anniversary. If you haven’t yet, you will be soon. Pulling … Read More

Posted in Massage Therapist | Leave a comment

How Massage Therapists Can Help Clients Stay Vigilant for Skin Issues

skin

As Massage Therapists, you have a unique opportunity to address a health issue that many physicians do not pay much attention to – the skin. Obviously, dermatologists develop a keen awareness to different types of skin conditions that may save … Read More

Posted in Massage & Health, Massage Therapist | 4 Comments

Three reasons to see a newer massage therapist

BACK98

I got one of the best massages of my life last week. From a massage therapist who only got out of school a month ago. He was friendly, communicative (but not chatty) and very, very skilled. I got deep pressure … Read More

Posted in Massage Therapist | 6 Comments