NOW IS THE TIME TO DO WHAT YOU LOVE

“If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” -Marc Anthony By David Lauterstein Studying massage is the deepest form of learning. The reason is, unlike so much schooling, this is a learning and a work that includes your body as well as your mind and it does not leave your heart behind. Don’t we all want work we can really put our hearts into? Since you learn anatomy holistica...
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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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Massage Careers: Work For Yourself

You Can Work for Yourself as a Self-Employed Massage Therapist Have you ever wanted to work for yourself? Be your own boss? Make your own work schedule? One of the benefits of a career in massage therapy is sheer number and variety of opportunities you have perform bodywork. Some licensed massage therapists (LMTs) choose to specialize over the lifetime of their careers and some have a practice...
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Massage Careers: Spa & Resort Massage Therapist

One of the benefits of a career in massage therapy is the number and variety of opportunities you have perform bodywork. Some licensed massage therapists (LMTs) choose to specialize over the lifetime of their careers and some have a practice that ranges in every way possible. In this series we will discuss the range of environments, specifically, in which you can practice massage therapy. The p...
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Massage Therapy Careers: Franchise Massage Therapist

One of the benefits of a career in massage therapy is the number and variety of opportunities you have to perform bodywork. Some licensed massage therapists (LMTs) choose to specialize over the lifetime of their careers and some have a practice that ranges in every way possible. This series discusses the range of environments, specifically, in which you can practice massage therapy. Going ...
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Peace is a Need, So is Work! Massage Combines Peace and Work.

Seth Godin writes a fantastic blog.  Every day he comes up with brilliant tips on life and work.  Here's his from today - "When is it due? Here's the schedule. Follow it. There's your in box. Empty it. When something is imminent, speed up. When you're off the deadline machine, take a breath and poke around a bit, explore, relax. Nonsense. The goal isn't to do work and hand it in ...
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Massage School Graduate’s Dream Comes True – in Germany!

by Lauren Palmour, Graduate from the June, 2009 program Working in Europe was a dream of mine that I've had for years. So when I found this job through one of my Lauterstein-Conway Classmates Dawn Page, I was ecstatic.  It's a job at a Military Resort at the base of the Bavarian Alps, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen Germany. To wake up everyday to a dream is worth, so much to me. 

The job-
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Massage From These Heights: Diary of a Massage Chain Employee

By Jennifer Shaw, Massage Heights Lakeline LMT and Guest Blogger It’s been three weeks, and I am suddenly struck by how happy I am to go to work. Yesterday, I even gladly picked up a Saturday shift, and took two days off in the middle of the week. This morning, I’m sitting at the Starbucks next door to the massage clinic where I recently accepted a position. It’s more than a half hour before...
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Three Ways to Use Your Massage Income for Good

By Jennifer Shaw, Austin Massage Therapist and Guest Blogger The American Massage Therapy Association says 83 percent of massage therapists’ careers started as a second job – a means to supplement the income of a job they already had. Not for me. I wore rose-colored glasses. When I decided to go to massage school, massage was going to be my job. I would be home with my babies, work when I...
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How I succeeded as a massage therapist

By Celeste Siebenaler, LMT I am a native Texan and Austinite who completed my 500 hour Massage Therapy program at Lauterstein-Conway Massage School in 2009. Before I graduated from school, I planned to have my own practice.  Here are the things I did to prepare for that to happen. I got my license in the State of Texas by taking and passing the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam and joined the...
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