How to Become a Licensed Massage Therapist in Texas

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Interested in becoming a Massage Therapist? Here is a step-by-step guide on how to become a Licensed Massage Therapist in Texas. The state agency that regulates massage therapy is the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation(TDLR) TDLR defines Massage Therapy as the manipulation of soft tissue by hand or through a mechanical or electrical apparatus…

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What You Need to Know About Orthopedic Massage Certification

How Orthopedic Massage Can Support Your Massage Practice Even licensed massage therapists need additional advanced trainings like a Orthopedic Massage certification to deepen their massage practices. Exploration in modalities like orthopedic massage therapy allows student-therapists to practice assessment and evaluation, critical tools in understanding a client’s problem – and treating it. What to know more?…

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How CranioSacral Therapy Activates the Listening Cure

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WHAT CRANIOSACRAL THERAPY AND MIKE TYSON ILLUMINATED FOR ME By David Lauterstein Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth. – Mike Tyson This somewhat shocking quote from Mr. Tyson is nonetheless important to all of us, as individuals and as therapists.  Each person has a time they recall, sometimes just a…

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NEW! Advanced Program Information Kit

Are You Considering Advancing Your Career in Massage Therapy? Lauterstein-Conway Massage School is the only school in the Austin area that offers a 250-hour advanced massage training for licensed massage therapists: our Advanced Program for Clinical Massage and Bodywork. But what does that mean? While we already have a comprehensive outline of our advanced training,…

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Work For Yourself: Five Benefits of a Mobile Massage Practice

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The Out-call Business Model Can Benefit the Massage Therapist and Client, Alike, In Many Ways If you want to work for yourself after massage school, or if you are already a practicing massage therapist who wants to shift the focus their massage career, consider the many benefits of a mobile massage practice. Here are five:…

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Are You Considering a Career Change? Consider Massage.

Superb writing from Keith Eric Grant, reprinted here with the author’s permission, that discusses some of the many advantages and benefits of a career in massage therapy. Originally published in Massage Today, October, 2001, Vol. 01, Issue 10. -David Lauterstein The Life It Brings By Keith Eric Grant, PhD, NCTMB “Human beings live in bodies…

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By David Lauterstein Whether you are a therapist, an educator, a business person, or, a politician, if you let money be your first priority you are making a mistake. Money does not make us happy. “Love flies out the door when money comes innuendo.” -Groucho Marx As Groucho says, when it’s overvalued or sneakily dominates…

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Massage Therapy in the Health and Wellness Industry

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Massage is Often Thought About as a “Part-time Gig,” but For Most Therapists, It’s Not… With massage therapy, you can have a meaningful, part-time side gig or rich, full-time career in the wellness industry. If you are interested in a future in healthcare, massage therapy is a practical option for this reason. Watch this. Massage…

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Grad Stories: Every Day is a Learning Day

A Letter From a Massage School Alum, Cassandra De Anda I am excited and proud to say that I am a Lauterstein-Conway Massage School alumni. I graduated in July of 2016. At the time I was attending massage school I was also finishing my Bachelors of Science in Athletic Training at Texas State University. As…

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