The Secret to Why Massage Clients Make Successful Massage Therapists

The Secret to Why Massage Clients Make Successful Massage Therapists
You’ve Been Only Been a Massage Enthusiast…Until Now. After nearly 30 years in this business, we have uncovered many truths about massage therapy that only people who run both a massage school and a massage clinic can discover. It’s about love. Confucius wrote, “Choose a job you love, and you will never work a day in your life.” And in our experience, this holds true. One of the bigges...
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KNOWLEDGE IS THERAPEUTIC!

KNOWLEDGE IS THERAPEUTIC!
Do You Feel Like You're Chasing Your Client's Problems? When I first began working as a therapist, I really enjoyed doing my sessions. Soon however, I found people asking me about their injuries and pains and I felt I didn’t know enough to assess exactly what the problems were and what was causing them. I did know therapists – particularly Rolfers and clinical massage therapists – who had much mo...
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THE MIRACLE OF YOUR SKIN

THE MIRACLE OF YOUR SKIN
DNM is a structured, interactive approach to manual therapy that considers the nervous system of the patient - from skin cell to sense of self. We keep learning more and more about the impact of touch. There are some new ways of understanding touch that are coming from something called “Dermoneuomodulating” – quite the tongue twister! (DNM for short). DNM arises from a deeper appreciation of t...
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Financial Aid Resources: What You Should Know Before You Take on Student Loans

Financial Aid Resources: What You Should Know Before You Take on Student Loans
Financial aid has helped thousands and thousands of student-hopefuls just like you achieve their academic dreams and go on to successful careers.But if you've listened to the news for even one minute, you know that many of those students are burdened by their student loans well into their working years. Student Loans are Still Loans If you're concerned about how to pay for school a...
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BETTER THAN JUST GOOD

BETTER THAN JUST GOOD
TLC & the Advanced Massage Program Years ago I went to a local Italian restaurant which didn’t look very classy. So when the waiter came over, I pointed to an entrée and asked skeptically, “Is this good?” The waiter looked down at me and confidently said, “Sir, that is more than GOOD.” That, in so many words, is the inspiration for our school and the Advanced Massage Program. John Conway a...
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Massage Careers: Spa & Resort Massage Therapist

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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THE CASE FOR TOUCH – GUEST BLOG BY AMANDA KING

THE CASE FOR TOUCH – GUEST BLOG BY AMANDA KING
My sense, as a bodyworker, that healing possibilities through touch are infinite. Professional touch, while geared to provide a consistency of experience to the client, also allows for that person’s individual response to a multitude of factors, including pain sensitivity, pressure, etc. In approaching a new client, for example, I ask her if she is used to touch, therapeutic or otherwise. If not, ...
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SOFTNESS IN TISSUE AND LIFE

SOFTNESS IN TISSUE AND LIFE
Remember the Body is Inherently Soft The other day I did a session with a person who said she wanted to soften the way she reacted to life challenges. When things got challenging, she felt herself too inclined to harden, retreat or defend. This manifested physically in very frustrating levels of tension in the neck, shoulders and arms. She asked, and we agreed, that the goal of the session wou...
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Massage Therapy Careers: Franchise Massage Therapist

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. In this series discusses the range of environments, specifically, in which you can practice massage therapy. Goi...
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How to Choose the Best Massage School for You: Location Matters

How to Choose the Best Massage School for You: Location Matters
Leverage the Location of the Massage School You Choose for Your Best Shot at Success Beyond convenience, the one reason location matters when choosing the best massage school for you is leverage. When you choose a massage school with a good reputation in the city in which it is located, that reputation can be a springboard for your massage career. First, make a short list (it might be a lis...
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