Massage Therapist

What does a professional massage therapist offer

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Some people like massage and what it does for them.  Others are curious if it is worth the cost.  Everybody likes to save money and there are times that money is tight.  In many areas of life we look for … Read More

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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

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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

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The Benefits of Massage Therapy for Infants


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

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Explore New Massage Techniques and Change Up Old Routines


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

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Treating Clients with Kindness


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

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


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

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Blogging 101 for Massage Therapists

The following is a guest post from our friend Benjamin McDonald of 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.


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


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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