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Physical Education Requirements at Massage Schools

Physical Education Requirements at Massage Schools

What Physical Education Will I Need For Massage School? If you’re getting ready to start massage school, you probably have a good idea of the classes you’ll be expected to take. A little anatomy and physiology will be complement by some hands-on work. You’ll learn different massage modalities and maybe even the history of how […]

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Basic Back Massage Therapy Techniques

Basic Back Massage Therapy Techniques

The most common part of the body that we associate with massage would be the back and shoulders.  In this video you will learn the fundamentals of back massage.  

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The Importance of Posture for Massage Therapists

The Importance of Posture for Massage Therapists

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 […]

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Creating Balance In Your Massage Education

Creating Balance In Your Massage Education

What Part Does Western Medicine and Eastern Theory Play in Massage? I live on the line….the line between Western Medicine and Eastern Theory or Philosophy. I come from a pretty standard and grounded basis in Western Medicine.  My grandmother and her sisters were nurses; I live in a rural community and saw physicians as health […]

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Clinical Practice for Massage Students

Clinical Practice for Massage Students

Clinical Considerations For Current Massage Students Clinical time is typically understood to be time when you are working as a primary massage therapist under the supervision of a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) in an education or classroom setting. It is an opportunity for you to hone your skills and gather an understanding of the reality […]

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The Importance of Anatomy For Massage

The Importance of Anatomy For Massage

The Knee Bone’s Connected to the Thigh Bone…. Actually, to be correct, the tibia and fibula  connect to the femur through the tibio femoral  hinge joint and the patella also connects to the femur and the tibia and fibula through the patellofemoral joint, classified as a gliding joint which means that there are actually two […]

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What’s So Special About Specialization?

What’s So Special About Specialization?

By Gary Eaton, LMT Most people who decide to pursue a career in massage therapy fall into one of two categories; they either had a very specific massage experience that enlightened them and drove them to become a massage therapist, or, frankly, they knew very little to nothing about massage. I’ve known many from both […]

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