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The Coolest Industries For Your Massage Business

Jul 24, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

As you go through massage therapy training, you will receive the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in a variety of exciting career settings. No matter where your journey takes you, you are entering into a very rewarding field that can take you to even more places than you may have imagined.

The following are some of the coolest industries for your massage business:

Topics: massage therapy careers, industries

3 Curriculum Areas You Must Have In Your Massage Internship

Jul 24, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

About halfway through your massage therapy program it will come time to start your internship. Choosing the right internship is a critical decision in establishing the skills and knowledge you need to become a successful massage therapist.

The following are three curriculum areas you must have in your massage internship:

Topics: massage therapy careers, curriculum, internship

The Difference Between Spa and Clinical Massage

Jul 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

When it comes down to it, spa and clinical (medical) massage are going to be essentially the same. Therapists in either environment are able to practice the same modalities, but one key difference is in the education they receive. Typically speaking, general massage therapy education is around 500 hours, nowhere near enough for a therapist that plans to practice in a clinical setting.

So when it comes to explaining the difference between spa and clinical massage, it’s important to take a look at two aspects of the career paths:

Topics: Massage Careers, spa massage therapist, clinical massage therapist

How To Sign Up For A Career As A Massage Therapist

Jul 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

Massage therapy is a growing career field because it offers virtually limitless opportunities, and therapists are rewarded by doing something they truly love. Therapy is beneficial for the clients you will take care of in many ways, mentally, physically and spiritually, but the same can certainly be said for the therapist.

Pursuing your own career in massage therapy will allow you to work closely with clients on their own paths to wellness, and at the same time keep you physically healthy by keeping your muscles working, mentally healthy by learning and adapting your skills as a therapist, and spiritually healthy by building those connections with the people you work with.

If you’ve decided to go on this path, there are two basic steps you will need to follow to sign up for a career as a massage therapist:

Topics: become a licensed massage therapist, Massage Careers, massage license

Practicing Massage - Why You Need To Be Licensed

Jul 10, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

From protecting yourself as a therapist to enhancing your career, there are many benefits to becoming a licensed massage therapist.

The following are a few of the top reasons to achieve licensure in massage therapy:

Topics: become a licensed massage therapist, Massage Careers, best massage schools

Massage Therapy - How It Works

Jul 10, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

Massage therapy is increasingly popular. It has found its way into clinics and medical facilities as a scientifically proven approach to healing the body and mind. But why?

Put simply, it relaxes the muscles and releases tension. This release naturally stimulates the mind and helps it relax, staving off depression, anxiety and stress.

Here’s how massage therapy affects the body and mind:

Topics: massage therapy, mind and body

4 Benefits Of Going To Massage Therapy School

Jul 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

Choosing to go to massage therapy school means investing in a quality education that will set you on the right path to a successful career as a massage therapist.

This career path not only sets you up for a healthy, active lifestyle, but it also offers career flexibility. By choosing to invest in massage therapy school, you are choosing to set yourself up for an exciting and rewarding career.

The following are the top four benefits of going to massage therapy school as you prepare for your journey:

Topics: Massage Careers, best massage schools

What is the difference between a massage therapist and a masseuse?

Jul 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

If you have ever heard the terms masseuse and massage therapist used in reference to a person that performs massage therapy, you may be confused.

Are they the same thing? Are they different? Are they interchangeable?

The answer to these questions is really “yes, but no.” To understand, let’s start by first exploring the history of massage therapy.

Topics: Massage Careers

What Are The Benefits Of Sports Massage?

Jun 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

As the popularity of massage therapy continues to climb, more and more athletes are recognizing just how beneficial including therapy in their training regime can be.

Massage therapy is great for pain relief, but the benefits of therapy don’t just stop there for athletes. Read on to discover how sports massage can enhance your focus and overall performance.

Topics: sports massage, athletic massage, sports and fitness

How To Run A Successful Massage Clinic

Jun 26, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

Running your own clinic can be a rewarding journey, but there’s definitely a lot involved.

To help put you on the right track, we have put together the following list of three key things to focus on to run a successful massage clinic:

Topics: Professional Development, Massage Careers

Is a Massage Career Right For You?

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