I Want to Help People: Prenatal or Pregnancy Massage

One of the most common reasons we hear people say they are interested in a career in massage therapy is that they want a career that helps people. This series will look at how massage therapy can help, what we as therapists refer to as, special populations. Previously, we addressed how Cancer, Senior and Hospice Massage helps people. This article addresses how prenatal and postnatal massage ...
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Why High School Grads Should Consider a Career in Massage Therapy

A Different Road to Higher Education and a Career in Healthcare Massage therapy offers an opportunity for high school grads to start earning a rewarding income while keeping college in sight down the road. Why? Because the path after high school isn't a straight road to college anymore. People view work differently today - 43 percent of Gen Z say, "they would rather be entrepreneurs," accor...
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November 13th: A Day of Massage for Cindy Anderson

The Wellness Community Unites In Support of a Beloved Local Massage Teacher Cindy Anderson, LMT, MTI, a beloved long-time instructor at the Lauterstein-Conway Massage School was recently diagnosed with Stage Four Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) cancer. This is a rare form of cancer for which there is chemotherapy but no dependable cure. Day of Massage for Cindy Anderson Fundraiser ...
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A Guide for Promoting Your Holiday Massage Offers (That Works All Year)

How to Build, Plan and Implement Your Holiday Massage Offers For Repeat Success Giving an experience is an increasingly popular gift to give during the holiday season. According to Eventbrite, 3 in 4 Millennials (who make up a quarter of the population) “choose to spend money on a desirable experience or event over buying something.” And Millennials aren’t alone. Eventbrite also reports, “cons...
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Tips to Help Your Massage Business Have a Successful Holiday Season

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Are we already talking about the holidays? Yes. And for good reason! If you want your massage business to have a successful holiday season, it can! But you have to start planning for it now (yesterday would have been better). Whether you are trying to sell more gift cards or just keep your clients coming in, here are some tips to help your massage practice earn its keep in some of the busiest,...
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Helping People: Cancer, Senior & End of Life Massage

One of the most common reasons we hear people say they are interested in a career in massage therapy is that they want a career that helps people. This series will look at how massage therapy can help, what we as therapists refer to as, special populations. This article will cover oncology massage, senior massage and hospice massage. How Massage Therapists Can Help Cancer Patients ...
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Mindbody Acupressure with Gayl Hubatch

By Gayl Hubatch, OMD, LAc, LMT After studying and getting dis-enchanted with psychology in college, I turned to Eastern philosophy. In my early 20’s I became fascinated with Taoism and met an acupuncturist while living in Oregon. He also introduced me to Asian medicine. The philosophy of yin/yang seemed to answer the questions I had about the interconnectedness of life. My Bodywork practice ...
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Five Helpful Anatomy Apps for Massage Therapists (and Students)

Whether you are just starting as a massage student are are already a therapist, there is no reason to be overwhelmed by anatomy. Why? Because technology affords today's bodyworkers so many mobile resources. Here are some of our favorite anatomy apps for massage therapists and students, alike! Learn Muscles: Anatomy Quiz and Reference by RealBodywork This app is a reference, testing and ed...
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10 Reasons Massage Makes a Great Retirement Career

You Retired. Now What? Well, Consider Your Future... Some retirees make travel their job. Some become greeters at their neighborhood mega stores. If you’ve recently retired and are looking for something to do, consider a retirement career in massage therapy. Here are ten reasons why (in no particular order) massage might be a good fit for you in retirement. 1. Massage Therapy Will Keep You ...
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How to Expand Your Wellness Business with Massage Therapy Services

Scope of Practice Limits all Health and Wellness Professionals, so How Do You Grow? Your wellness business can benefit from expanding your service offerings with a license in a healthcare modality like massage therapy. Here's why. If you already have a strong wellness business in one of the following specialties: yoga doula personal trainer acupuncture home healthcare ...
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