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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

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Pulling off a great surprise massage, while mobile.

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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

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How Massage Therapists Can Help Clients Stay Vigilant for Skin Issues

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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

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Three reasons to see a newer massage therapist

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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

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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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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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The Intake and Everything After

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My friend Jason Peringer has been a massage therapist and business owner for more than fifteen years. This is his second post for us here. It is just as brilliant as the first. In a previous post, I stated that … Read More

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Why should massage therapists study ethics?

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When I want a post about ethics, I call Kelli Wise, because she knows her stuff, and more importantly, she takes my calls. You can find her being brilliant at Massage Therapy World and building beautiful websites at Pint Sized … Read More

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The Art of the Intake in Massage Therapy

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My friend Jason Peringer has been a massage therapist and business owner for more than fifteen years. I’m pleased and humbled to bring you his guest post. Whether you are a seasoned massage therapist or still in school working in … Read More

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When is Refusing a Massage Client Discrimination?

Is Refusing Massage Clients Discrimination?

Back in August, I caught a news clip about a photographer who refused to photograph a same-sex union ceremony based on her religious background. The headline read, “NM Court Says Christian Photographer Must Compromise Beliefs.” A few days after, another … Read More

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