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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8 REASONS TO ENROLL IN THE OCTOBER EVENING CLASS

1. Start a career you will LOVE by Spring 2016! The October Evening Class is a 6 month program. This means you can start your new career as a Massage Therapist in April 2016! 2. Learn from a great instructors, Christopher Fritel & Gretchen Cole Our teachers are all extremely knowledgeable and dedicated to helping students become the best Massage Therapists they can be! You can learn...
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Meet Our Teacher: John Conway

The teachers at The Lauterstein-Conway Massage School have skill, experience, and a true passion for Massage Therapy. Let’s take a moment to get to know one of the 500 hour program instructors. Q&A with John Conway Q: When did you start your career in Massage Therapy? A: I began working in 1980. Q: Why did you decide to become a Massage Therapist? A: I was nearing the end of buildin...
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Where can you work as a Massage Therapist?

Before choosing to become a massage therapist, I volunteered in variety of settings for working health professionals. I quickly saw that, of the health careers I was interested in, the one that offered me the most variety and the most freedom was massage therapy. Since then, I (and many of our graduates) have worked in an incredible variety of contexts. Here are just some of the possibilities. It...
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Meet Our Teachers: Jason Hammond

The teachers at The Lauterstein-Conway Massage School have skill, experience, and a true passion for Massage Therapy. Let’s take a moment to get to know one of the 500 hour program instructors. Q&A with Jason Hammond Q: When did you start your career in Massage Therapy? A: I began working in 2008 at a massage franchise in North Austin. Q: Why did you decide to become a Massage Thera...
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Stop Boring Work!

I find it incredible how many people don’t enjoy their jobs! I began doing massage nearly 40 years ago and I enjoy working almost every day! And on hard days I still have no question regarding the worth of what I am doing. Boring work results from a mismatch of one’s abilities and the needs of the job. It can deprive one’s life of a sense of meaning. What are your favorite abilities? When...
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Grad Chronicle – James Uhl

by James Uhl After graduating TLC in 2011 I immediately began gaining experience by working on my own practice as well as doing chair and sports massage for different events around the city. In July, 2012 I received my NASM Personal Training certification in attempt to bridge two aspects of care to help my clients. Still trying to round out my practice I received an advanced certification with ...
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MASSAGE – THE ANTIDOTE TO THE ECONOMY?

For years, I was fascinated with System-Centered Therapy and worked hard in a group. One thing I learned was that many of our fears are not based on reality. Rather, we often make negative predictions about what may happen in the future - a meeting might not go well next week, this new client might not like my work; my business may go down later this year because of the economy. Then we feel fears...
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What’s Better Self-Employment or Massage Jobs

What’s Better? Self-Employment vs. Getting a Massage Job A massage job, often massage jobs, or self-employment, I’ve done them both. But what’s better? Obviously, the answer depends completely on you – your needs and goals, your dreams – but I’d like to share my experience with you in an effort to shed some light on this debate. As someone who has a private practice, you may be surprised with wha...
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