10 Reasons Massage Makes a Great Retirement Career

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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How to Expand Your Wellness Business with Massage Therapy Services

How to Expand Your Wellness Business with Massage Therapy Services
Scope of Practice Limits all Health and Wellness Professionals, so How Do You Grow? Your wellness business can benefit from expanding your service offerings with a license in a healthcare modality like massage therapy. Here's why. If you already have a strong wellness business in one of the following specialties: yoga doula personal trainer acupuncture home healthcare ...
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How Being a Massage Therapist Can Lead to a Successful Career in Healthcare

How Being a Massage Therapist Can Lead to a Successful Career in Healthcare
From LMT to Healthcare Professional - Here's Why It Works... If your dreams and desires include a career in healthcare, you're in luck. The healthcare industry is growing at a “faster than average” rate, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Here’s what else they have to say about some popular healthcare careers. (Wait for it, massage is at the end!) Careers in Healthcare (Note:...
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THE STORY AND PRACTICE OF CHAIR MASSAGE IN AUSTIN

THE STORY AND PRACTICE OF CHAIR MASSAGE IN AUSTIN
Crossing Paths with Chair Massage Lauterstein-Conway has been offering chair massage classes for decades, but before the mid-1980's, there was no chair massage. Originally chair massage utilized a very specific routine devised by David Palmer, the co-designer of the first massage chair and the kata, or system of individual training exercises, that he taught. Palmer’s method was based on acu...
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3 Reasons the Next Gen Should Consider a Massage Therapy Job

3 Reasons the Next Gen Should Consider a Massage Therapy Job
What Could You Want in a Career More than Independence, Security and Freedom? Gen Z and young Millennials (Gen Y), are already doing things differently than the generations before then. Their career options and considerations are no exception. If you a member of one of the "next generations," we hope you'll consider the following: If you value being in control of your time, having your own ...
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Two Reasons to Deepen Your Deep Massage Practice

Two Reasons to Deepen Your Deep Massage Practice
Why It Is Important to Continue Your Deep Massage Education - and How... Whether you've taken Deep Massage with us before or are more familiar with other deep modalities like Deep Tissue massage, to go deeper, pun intended, into your Deep Massage practice, we encourage you to revisit the deep modalities to truly embody the work. Here are two reasons why: If You're New to Deep Massage (But...
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Massage Careers: Work For Yourself

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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Three Reasons Yogis Make Successful Massage Therapists

Three Reasons Yogis Make Successful Massage Therapists
Whether You Want to Impact Your Personal Practice on the Mat or Your Career, Yogis Make Natural Massage Therapists Yoga enthusiasts make successful massage therapists for several reasons - most of which relate to the yogi’s experience with body awareness. Body awareness is the understanding of where one’s body is in space, and it is largely influenced by sensory information that results from t...
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Is Deep Tissue Massage Bad for You?

Is Deep Tissue Massage Bad for You?
Deep Tissue massage is often what people request these days. Many massage centers say deep tissue is different than “deep Swedish,” which is an overall massage done with deeper pressure. But what exactly is deep tissue massage really? And is it bad for you? What is Deep Tissue? First, there’s no detailed definition for deep tissue massage - except we can say it uses more pressure than “regula...
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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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