Interview with massage therapist Jan Jakubowski

Jan Jakubowski Massage therapist

  Where do you practice massage therapy?  A Touch of Balance Massage for Health Where do you practice massage therapy? Scottsdale, Arizona Are you an employee or self-employed?  Self Employed What year did you begin practicing massage therapy?  1989 Describe your practice, the modalities you use, and what you try… Read more »

Continuing Education for Massage Therapists

continuing education classroom

State-by-State Regulation Something for all massage therapists—or even students studying massage—to consider is the state-required continuing education. Each state has different regulations for continuing education. For example, New York residents must complete 36 hours of for every three-year renewal period. Maryland requires massage therapists to complete 24 hours every two… Read more »

An Overview of Different Massage Techniques

Woman getting scalp massage

Swedish Massage A classic massage technique where the superficial muscle tissue is manipulated to promote increased blood circulation, reduced body pain and overall relaxation. The therapist applies high-quality lotion or oil directly to the client’s skin. Though the client is nude beneath the sheets, all private areas remain covered at… Read more »