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Five Tips for a Long-Term Massage Therapy Career — Part One

Aug 24, 2016 11:14:01 AM by Rebecca Crane, LMT

Massage therapy is a rewarding career but it can also be a demanding one. For some, it will be the most physical work you have done before. Others will find challenges in the emotional or business-related aspects of the job. Below are some important tips for maintaining — and enjoying! — your practice over the long-term.

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How Much Money Does a Massage Therapist Really Make?

Aug 13, 2016 8:30:00 AM by Rebecca Crane, LMT

Massage therapy is a fun, flexible, and fulfilling career — but how much money does a massage therapist really make? Can you support yourself on a massage therapist’s salary?

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Switching to Massage School from a Four-Year University

Aug 9, 2016 8:30:00 AM by Rebecca Crane, LMT

Did you know that barely more than 50% of students who enroll at a four-year college actually finish with a degree? It’s not uncommon for students to struggle in traditional high school and college classrooms. For some, a very different type of learning environment might be a better fit. 

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Massage Therapy Training as a Professional Safety Net

Aug 5, 2016 8:30:00 AM by Rebecca Crane, LMT

High school graduation is an exciting time, but it can also be a scary one. In today’s economy, there are a lot of unknowns. Studying massage therapy provides you with a reliable way to support yourself no matter what direction your career path takes you.

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Why You Might Want To Choose Massage School Over a Four-Year University

Aug 3, 2016 8:30:00 AM by Rebecca Crane, LMT

Are you close to graduation and thinking about the next step? A traditional university isn’t the right choice for everybody. Consider massage school as a great alternative! 

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What MTTI's Graduates Are Saying

Jul 31, 2016 8:30:00 AM by MTTI

"I'm impressed that you can take a lump of clay and turn it into a massage therapist."

-Alphia Reisenauer
 

"My experience with MTTI was very rewarding. The program was challenging but the staff was very encouraging and supportive. The thing I liked best about MTTI was that the staff and instructors set you up for success!"

-Jessica Lane, class 60
 

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How To Prepare for Massage School

Jul 27, 2016 8:30:00 AM by Rebecca Crane, LMT

Congratulations, you’re going to massage school! Whether you’ve chosen a school nearby or one far from home, you are about to have a life-changing experience. In order to get the most out of your massage school education, there are few things you’ll want to consider in advance.

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You Might Make a Great Massage Therapist If…

Jul 23, 2016 8:30:00 AM by Rebecca Crane, LMT
Massage therapy students come from all walks of life. Some have a passion for bodywork and enter massage school right after high school . Others choose massage therapy as a second or third career later in life , or study massage as a supplement to another professional skill. Massage therapists are typically seen as caring, nurturing, intuitive, and helpful, but there are a number of other qualities that also make a great massage therapist.

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More Massage Therapists Are Accepting Insurance

Jul 19, 2016 8:30:00 AM by Rebecca Crane, LMT

Accepting health insurance as a massage therapist can be one of the most lucrative and satisfying ways to build your massage therapy practice. According to the AMTA’s most recent industry fact sheet, over fifty percent of Americans who received massage in the surveyed period received it for medical or health-related reasons, including pain management and injury rehabilitation. The same consumer survey tells us that massage therapists receive referrals from physicians, chiropractors, and physical therapists — and fifty-five percent of massage therapists received at least one referral every six months from a hospital or medical office. 

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Is it Worth Relocating for Massage School?

Jul 15, 2016 8:30:00 AM by Rebecca Crane, LMT
Your career as a massage therapist begins with the skills, tools, and professional relationships you develop in massage school. Choosing the best massage school for you involves several factors, including cost and location. The right school for you might not be the one closest to home. Fortunately, there are some great benefits to attending massage school in another city or state.

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Is a Massage Career Right For You?

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