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How You Can Have A Career In Medical Massage

Sep 11, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

You’ve chosen a career as a medical massage therapist - but now what? If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed with taking the first steps on your new journey, start with the following three guidelines to help get you on your way:

Topics: medical massage, massage license

The Benefits Of Massage For Your Fur Baby

Aug 7, 2017 10:00:00 AM by MTTI

Did you know your furry friend can benefit from regular massage therapy sessions just as much as you can? Whether your fur baby is young and active, has a chronic illness, an injury or is nearing ripe old age, massage therapy has heaps of benefits for them.

Here are the top five benefits of massage for your fur baby:

Topics: massage therapy, massage license, fur baby masssage therapy, massage for animals

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

Massage Therapists as Part of a Health Care Team

Jan 5, 2017 3:40:03 PM by MTTI

As more people come to appreciate the healing benefits of massage therapy, massage therapists are being integrated into many aspects of the health care field. Working as part of a team with other health care practitioners can be a great way to build a clientele and to support those clients with your complementary skill sets.

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How to become a massage therapist in your state

Feb 3, 2016 1:56:00 PM by MTTI

A healing career as a massage therapist is incredibly rewarding. Becoming a massage therapist requires completing a massage education program, passing the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx), and applying for a license in the state(s) in which you want to work. 

In the United States, the MBLEx is the sole licensing exam for the profession of massage therapy. Other licensing requirements, such as number of hours of training, vary from state to state.

Before you choose a massage therapy school, research the requirements in your area and any areas you wish you work to ensure that your education fully prepares you to earn licensing. Some massage programs such as Massage Therapy Training Institute meet the qualifications for most states, which can be helpful if you plan to move or work in a different state in the future. 

U.S. massage therapy state board contacts and licensing requirements appear alphabetically below. Canadian information follows. At this time, the states of Alaska (except for the city of Valdez), Kansas, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Vermont and Wyoming have no state regulations governing the massage profession. Regulations have passed but have not yet been implemented in Idaho and Michigan.


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How many hours of massage school do you really need?

Dec 6, 2015 1:21:49 PM by MTTI

When researching massage schools, you may find yourself feeling overwhelmed by the numbers. Different massage programs have widely varying tuition prices and additional expenses, and then there is the number of hours in the massage program. 500? 750? 900? You may be asking yourself, "what do all of these numbers mean in the real world, and what does X amount of program hours actually get me?" 

To clear this up, we've put together a list of what factors you should consider when comparing program hours. When you determine which factors are most important for your individual life goals, you will be able to decide how many program hours you need, and what massage program is the best fit for you.


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