Desperately Seeking Happy Ending

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This post is part of the massageschool.org blog contest, check out the details and contribute here It’s an online world we live in. You have worked hard to setup a website and establish an online presence with any number of social media outlets. Which in my opinion, you need to survive now. … Read more »

Win $500 in the MassageSchool.org Blog Post Contest

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The skills of a talented therapist aren’t limited to easing aches and pains. Whether it’s managing a budget or folding a fitted sheet, there are a host of ancillary skills that go into building a successful massage practice. One of the most important of these skills is communication. When you… Read more »

10 WORST Reasons to Attend Massage School

Good looking blond male getting a shoulder massage

You’d like to see a lot of naked people. Firstly, if this is your motivation, you’re wasting your money. Massage school tuition is a lot more expensive than a strip club. Secondly, there’s surprisingly little nudity involved in massage school. Draping means you’re looking at a lot of body parts:… Read more »

Clean Eating for a Healthier Life and Easier Work Day

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Massage therapists are on their feet all day long—working on clients, changing sheets, filling lotion bottles, answering phones, and cleaning. It can be a demanding occupation if you aren’t equipped with personal health and balance. If you consistently find yourself collapsing after a day of work, you may be suffering… Read more »

Mastering the Telephone

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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

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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 »