Benefits of Practicing Mindfulness as a Massage Therapist

Benefits of Practicing Mindfulness as a Massage Therapist

Did you know practicing mindfulness offers many benefits for massage therapists? Mindfulness is the act of maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of your thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment, through a gentle, nurturing lens. When practicing mindfulness, your thoughts tune into what you are sensing in the present moment, offering many benefits for you as […]

Massage and Post Surgery Rehabilitation

Massage and Post Surgery Rehabilitation

Did you know there are approximately 50 million surgeries performed in the US each year? Many people with post-surgical pain, scarring and other physical and emotional issues are seeking out massage therapy to help with their recovery. Research supports the benefits massage therapy provides in helping people recover from surgeries, including:Decreasing pain and intensityReducing stress […]

5 Self-Care Tips For Massage Therapists

5 Self-Care Tips For Massage Therapists

As a massage therapist, your work can be very demanding thus it is important to prevent injury by practicing self-care. Massage therapists face many daily physical and emotional demands. Recognizing the importance of balance in your life, placing a priority on self-care will help to keep you centered and reduce stress. Here are 5 great […]

How To Get New Massage Clients

How To Get New Massage Clients

How do you get new massage clients? Here are 4 steps for getting new clients and building a successful massage business: First Step: Create a Website to include:HomepageAboutServicesContact & Location information Second Step: Printed MaterialBusiness CardBrochure Third Step: Social Media PresenceShowcase what you offer through Blogs & Vlogs. Fourth Step: Community EventsCheck in with your […]

How To Create a Successful Massage Business

How To Create a Successful Massage Business

Are you looking for that foolproof formula for creating your dream massage business? Here are 4 basic steps for building your successful massage business. 1. Effective Website: A content rich website will attract your ideal clients. 2. Repeat Massage Client: Getting clients to reschedule is based on their first massage experience with you and the […]

Difference Between Clinical and Spa Massage Therapy

Difference Between Clinical and Spa Massage Therapy

As a massage therapist, you have many career options available to you. You can work as a massage therapist in a spa setting or choose a job as a clinical massage therapist. What is the difference between clinical and spa massage? As a massage therapist in a spa setting, you provide a relaxing and peaceful […]

Benefits of Hot Stone Massage

Benefits of Hot Stone Massage

Do you want to add a new dimension to your massage therapy sessions? Hot stone massage is a popular modality used by thousands of massage therapists. The Chinese used heated stones more than 2,000 years ago as a means of improving the function of internal organs. Stones were also used for healing work in North […]

Mental Benefits of Massage

Mental Benefits of Massage

Did you know massage therapy offers positive benefits to the brain? There is growing evidence massage therapy can stimulate brain function, decrease depression, and effect stress levels. How does massage affect the brain? Deep tissue massage stimulates receptors to different areas in the brain. When the brain receives these signals from the muscles, neurotransmitters and […]

Massage Therapy Helps Relieve Headaches

Massage Therapy Helps Relieve Headaches

Did you know over 37 million Americans suffer from regular headaches? Research now supports that even a short massage session of 30 minutes can improve headache pain. Here are some massage techniques used to help relieve headache pain: Deep Tissue MassageResearch suggests applying deep-tissue massage to the head alleviates head pain. Trigger Point MassageMuch like […]

The Importance of Massage Therapy for Athletes

The Importance of Massage Therapy for Athletes

The importance of massage therapy for athletes is now highly recognized, thus the demand for massage therapists is increasing. A review of 11 published research studies of over 500 people found massage therapy after strenuous exercise resulted in a significant decrease in delayed onset muscle soreness, along with an increase in muscle performance and a […]