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What Is A Professional Organization and Why Should You Join One?

Oct 6, 2016 8:36:00 AM by Massage Therapy Training Institute
A professional organization is a nonprofit organization that exists to serve the interests of the members of a particular profession, and to connect them with each other. As a massage therapist, you can benefit greatly from joining a professional organization of other massage therapists and bodyworkers.

Topics: massage therapy, health care careers, health careers, amta, abmp, massage insurance

Massage School Helped Me Connect with My Own Body

Sep 28, 2016 4:44:46 PM by Massage Therapy Training Institute

After graduating from college, I tried many different jobs. They each had their pros and cons. It wasn’t until I went to massage school that I found my calling both professionally and personally.

Topics: how to be a massage therapist, massage school, massage therapy, health care careers, health careers, massage school las cruces

Taping the Baby Bump: Kinesiotaping for Women’s Health

May 6, 2016 9:30:00 AM by MTTI

By MTTI Instructor Robin Faux

Although the human body is amazingly resilient, the physical demands placed on it can take their toll. Arguably, no other physiological transformation is more demanding than that of pregnancy. From the rapid changes that happen in the mother’s body, to the process of childbirth, many structural changes will create residual pain and discomfort or even compromise function. This may make some everyday activities more challenging than what they were before pregnancy.

Fortunately, there are many bodywork options available to expectant mothers and those who are post-partum; one of those options is kinesio taping. In this blog post, we will describe taping techniques for pain and discomfort during pregnancy, after delivery and even for menstrual pain.

Topics: massage therapist, bodywork, las cruces massage school, el paso massage school, massage school, massage therapy, massage teachers, kinesio taping, Prenatal Massage, pregnancy massage, pregnancy, massage school las cruces, women's health

5 ways massage can improve your health

Feb 25, 2016 2:54:25 PM by MTTI

Everyone knows that receiving a massage feels great, but did you also know that it has some seriously amazing health benefits? Some may think of massage as a luxury, but each day more and more people are coming to recognize the health and wellness benefits of regular massage therapy. As consumers demand more access to alternative treatments, medical massage is becoming a popular complementary therapy in hospitals, physical therapy clinics, and more. Jobs in medical massage therapy are on the rise as employers seek out skilled therapists to add to their health care practices.

AMTA has compiled this list of 5 great ways that regular massage therapy can benefit your health. As anyone who has experienced a massage knows, the positive affects can have a huge impact on your health and wellbeing! 

Topics: massage school, massage therapy, health careers, massage health, benefits of massage, amta

25 Reasons to get a massage

Feb 19, 2016 8:00:00 AM by MTTI

Every year, more and more people are realizing the benefits of massage therapy. AMTA has put together this list of 25 of the top reasons to get a massage.

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This year, resolve to take care of yourself...through massage!

Jan 7, 2016 1:00:00 PM by MTTI
What's your New Year's resolution? Eat better, lose weight, get more organized, relax more? All are worthy goals--it's awesome to set a new intention for the New Year, as often as those intentions might get swallowed up in the din of every day life. One resolution you shouldn't let slip away as the year goes on? That one to relax, of course! And here at MTTI, we recognize that one of the best ways to relax is to get regular massages.

Topics: las cruces massage school, massage clinic, massage school, massage clinic las cruces nm, massage therapy, massage for relaxation

Practice Self-Care During the Holidays: Get A Massage!

Dec 21, 2015 9:00:00 AM by MTTI
The holidays are hard. Yes, they're often filled with joy, love and light, but just as often people struggle with stress and over-scheduling at this time. From Thanksgiving to New Year's, it's so important to carve out time for yourself, to recharge and recalibrate. One way to do this? Get a massage, of course!
Massage can be one of the best ways to practice self-care during the busy time of the holidays. It's calming, rejuvenating and can help your body recover from both physical and mental stress.  You probably know that getting a massage will help you feel more relaxed, but did you know there's actually a wealth of research that backs up the use of massage therapy for various ailments, too? Some of the newest evidence says massage can boost your immune system, as well as your mood - so it's a perfect way to deal with both the doldrums and the germs that can come around the holiday season. 

Topics: massage therapy clinic, las cruces nm, massage school, massage therapy, self care

How I Became a Massage Therapist

Oct 13, 2015 9:00:00 AM by Melissa Madrill

After I graduated High School I knew I wanted to go to some form of college but wasn't sure exactly what I wanted to do. I've always been interested in the health care field and I knew I wanted to care and heal people, but how? Did I want to be a nurse? A doctor?

Topics: massage therapist, massage graduates, massage therapy careers, Alumni Profile, Massage Careers, how to become a massage therapist, massage jobs, massage therapy

My Life as a Massage Therapist

Oct 5, 2015 9:00:00 AM by Allison Boyce

In my massage therapy career, I have had the privilege to work in many wonderful environments. Each environment presented its own challenges and opportunities, and I gained valuable experience from each and every one. Often, massage therapists find they prefer either the medical or spa settings, but I was lucky enough to love them both equally.

Topics: massage graduates, massage therapy careers, Massage Careers, massage jobs, massage therapy

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