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Sports Massage Therapy Career

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Learn Sports Massage to Enhance Your Massage Therapy Career Students pursuing a massage therapy career: do you know about sports massage? If not, you’ve come to the right place! Sports massage isn’t just for professional athletes, contrary to common belief. When the practice was first introduced, yes, sports massage was intended to prepare athletes’ bodies […]

Self-Employed Massage Therapist

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A career in massage therapy is attractive for many reasons because it offers so many options. You can choose which modalities you’ll work in, what kind of business (spa, resort, medical practice, etc.), and area of the country where you want to work. You must even consider whether you want to be a self-employed massage […]

Not-So-Typical Day as a Massage Therapist

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There really isn’t a “typical day” as a massage therapist, because most massage therapists have very flexible schedules. In fact, if you own your own practice it is likely that you will set your hours based on what fits best with your schedule. Other factors that vary among massage therapists are specialties, willingness to travel […]

Massage Therapy Practitioners

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The physical demands of a massage therapy career Massage therapy is a physically demanding career. Because they use the same muscles and recurring movements, massage therapists face repetitive motion injuries that few people experience. Many massage therapy practitioners develop pain and discomfort by falling into bad habits. In order to prevent these types of injuries, […]

Massage Therapy Etiquette

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Professional Etiquette Keeps Massage Therapy Clients Comfortable When most people think of massage, they envision a relaxing experience in which one can let go of their troubles and physical pain, while also rejuvenating their mind and body. And because the experience is so personal and involves close contact with a massage therapist, the client naturally falls […]

5 Most Beautiful Outdoor Massage Spas in the World

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As a Massage Therapist, you could qualify to work at a world-class resort like the ones listed here A career in massage therapy can come with many perks— one of those perks being the option to work just about anywhere in the world you want. Once you’ve finished massage school, the options are endless. Whether […]

Careers in Massage Therapy

Massage Career

You know you want to become a massage therapist, but do you know what you will do with your massage therapy degree? There are several industry options for massage therapist and you can tailor your career toward the option that best suits you. We have broken the career paths into four main industries. If you […]

Hot Stone Massage Therapy Career

Massage Career

You’ve been thinking about the possibility of a massage therapy career for a while now. And why wouldn’t you? The job market for massage therapists looks good with jobs expected to grow by 20% through 2020 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, you have the opportunity to help people relax or recover from […]

Massage Relieves Allergies

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By Gina Kraman Allergy sufferers have another tool to fix their itchy, watery eyes, sinus pressure, and other seasonal discomforts without popping pills:  massage. Scientific studies of “psycho-neuro-immunology” document the connection between massage and healing, including allergies, explains Dr. Julie Kotiw.  In addition to being a chiropractor, certified massage therapist, and registered yoga teacher, Kotiw […]

3 Good Reasons to Join a Massage Therapy Organization

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Joining a professional organization has real benefits for massage therapists It is never too late or too early to get involved in a massage therapy organization as a student, recent graduate, or as an experienced professional! In order to enhance your career and gain valuable resources you should consider joining an organization or association. Here […]