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Looking for direction after graduating from massage school? Learn more about a massage therapy career by reading these informative articles below.

First Massage Client

First Massage Client

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 […]

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Planning After Massage School

Planning After Massage School

What You Need To Know About “After” Massage School In the last post I discussed some of the things I’ve learned in my preparation for the MBLEx certification assessment.  But while studying and test prep are something I am focusing a lot of energy on….there is so much more to the preparations to apply for […]

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The Nudity Boundaries in Massage Therapy

The Nudity Boundaries in Massage Therapy

How One Massage Therapist Handles Nudity It’s your first day at massage school and you are about to meet your new friends.  After 20 months together, I now feel like my massage school friends have become a second family.  But, I digress. Massage programs seem to attract students with a greater diversity in terms of […]

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The Physical Demands of Massage School

The Physical Demands of Massage School

How to Prepare for Massage School’s Physical Demand? Did you ever take the time to really think about your thumbs….I mean really understand how phenomenal it is to have opposing thumbs….Once you give your first massage, you will! Massage is quite literally physical work.  Obviously we work on our clients in a very physical nature, […]

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The Meaning of Touch to Massage Therapists

The Meaning of Touch to Massage Therapists

Touch “Touch was never meant to be a luxury.  It is a basic human need.  It is an action that validates life and gives hope to both the receiver and the giver.”  Irene Smith I had jotted down this quote on a post it beside my work computer on February 17th.  I liked the depth […]

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Be Aware of Massage School Laundry Costs

Be Aware of Massage School Laundry Costs

Dirty Laundry and Other Costs I’m writing this on a Monday.  That means laundry day in my house.  Because the massage therapy program that I attend is a part-time program, classes are held on Saturday and Sunday. I load my truck on Friday nights with books and classroom supplies, clean sheets (bedding and massage supplies), […]

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Show Me The Money

Show Me The Money

How Much Can I Make As A Massage Therapist? by Rebecca Charles, Health Educator I’m guessing that for a large majority of you, massage school isn’t a passing whim or a way to spend several thousand dollars for the tax deduction. While this may be the case for some sweet life long learners who are […]

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Pros and Cons of Working as a Massage Therapist at a Spa

Pros and Cons of Working as a Massage Therapist at a Spa

Does It Make Sense To Work In A Spa After Graduation? One of the top career choices for recent massage school graduates is to work in a spa or spa-like setting. Businesses that are already established and creditable as massage providers can be a great way to begin your career in a setting that is […]

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Boost Your Nursing Degree with a Massage School Certification

Boost Your Nursing Degree with a Massage School Certification

How Can A Massage Certification Help You As A Nurse It’s not uncommon these days for licensed nurses to pursue higher education in the field of health care. Whether they want to branch out to embrace new practices, or if they’re looking to boost their resumes, the truth is that more education is almost always […]

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Massage Oils vs. Massage Lotions: Does Scent Play a Role?

Massage Oils vs. Massage Lotions: Does Scent Play a Role?

What Is the Difference Between Massage Oils and Massage Lotions The decision of whether to use massage oil or massage lotion in your practice is entirely a matter of preference. Both types of massage tools have pros and cons – many of which include the ability to enhance the massage experience for the client and […]

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