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Massage Career Articles

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

Massage Therapy Career Opportunities Survey

Massage Therapy Career Opportunities Survey

Can I Find a Job in Massage Therapy? Recently we posted part of a survey created by Massage Tables Now, a small company out of Illinois who help practitioners “choose the right massage equipment”. You can see the first part of the survey of 1,200 massage therapist here.            

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Massage Therapists and On-the-Job Injuries

Massage Therapists and On-the-Job Injuries

Massage Therapist Injuries & How to Prevent Them The benefits of becoming a massage therapist are many. The job outlook is strong, there’s a large potential for self-employment, and you get to help others achieve maximum health and wellness. However, not all of the massage therapist’s work is beneficial. Massage is a physically demanding skill, […]

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Do Massage Therapists Enjoy Their Career Choice Survey

Do Massage Therapists Enjoy Their Career Choice Survey

Is Massage Therapy a Good Career? Massage Tables Now, a small company out of Illinois who help practitioners “choose the right massage equipment”, conducted a survey with 1,200 massage therapists to learn about their career satisfaction. Below are just some of the highlights of their findings but if you want to learn more, you should […]

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Is a Massage Therapy Career Right For Me

Is a Massage Therapy Career Right For Me

By Dr. Jane Garofano, Ph.D., NCTMB Massage Therapy is a professional career included in health care practitioners which also includes Nurses, PT’s and other health related careers all requiring a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. Before anyone decides that a career in massage therapy is for them, it is important to consider […]

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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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