How to Know if Massage Therapy School is for You? By Lana J. Russell, RMT As a student, one of the first questions to ask yourself is; why are you considering massage therapy as a career? Some students go to massage therapy school to get out of mundane corporate, 9 to 5 lifestyle. Other students […]
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for massage therapists is looking good. They see the growth in jobs from 2014 to 2024 to be 22% which is much higher than average. The 2015 median pay was $38,040 per year or about $18.29 per hour.
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Massaging People With Aids I came across a blog by a massage therapist who has been contracted by a facility to provide massage for what he refers to as PWAs… people with AIDS. The therapist is documenting each of the 100 massages that he (or she – I can’t tell) is providing. The therapist talks […]
A Look at Today’s Massage Therapists According to an IBIS World Industry Report back in January 2015, they say it is “estimated that there are 300,000 to 350,000 massage therapists and massage school students in the United States.” But just who are these therapists and what are their demographics. Today’s Massage Therapist The AMTA or […]
Are There Pay As You Go Massage School Tuition Options Most massage schools offer a range of tuition and payment options for those who demonstrate financial need. Attending any kind of trade school is going to come with costs, even with the assistance of government funded grants, and the massage industry is no different. […]
There are many different types of Massage Therapy Techniques. Here are Massage Schools Guide’s top 10 picks. When you reach the end, let us know what you think of the list and if there are any techniques that you think we missed. #5. Hot Stone Hot stone massage is a very unique technique. You start […]
How to Take Notes In Massage School At the core of most lecture or observation based classwork is the material. For me, this includes how the material is presented, but also, and perhaps more importantly, how I incorporate that material into notes for study and review at a later time. There are note taking strategies […]
My Very First Massage Client You’ve graduated, taken your licensing examination, and passed! Congratulations!! It’s now time to jump into the world of massage therapy. I was so excited when this happened that I couldn’t wait to get started. Until the first body magically appeared on my table…..and I forgot everything I had learned. Not […]
What Is Medical and Oncology Massage? My coursework in specific massage modalities had time for both Medical Massage and Oncology Massage. Both of these are very specific modalities that bring therapists a very specific client looking for a very specific outcome. In many cases these clients are referred to the therapist by one of their […]
How Important Is Posture to a Massage Therapist? It’s ironic that massage therapists—professionals whose goal it is to promote better health and wellness in all their clients—are often the first to suffer from back and muscle problems. Although massage therapy is often touted as a career where you can relax and be surrounded by serenity […]