FAQ’s About Becoming a Massage Therapist

FAQ’s About Becoming a Massage Therapist What is essential to become a successful massage therapist? It’s important to be able to work well with clients and to really listen to what they have to say.  It’s important to present yourself in a calm way...

Massage Therapist Career Choices: Private Practice vs. Employment

Massage Therapist Career Choices: Private Practice vs. Employment Once you are a licensed massage therapist, there are many ways you can begin your massage career. Whether it be working alone, in a spa, or your own practice, there are many options, but which one is...

What to Expect in a Massage School?

A massage therapy career is not the right choice for everyone, but it might be a great one for you. You may be wondering what it will be like studying massage therapy. Here are some tips on what to expect in a massage school. Massage therapy training covers a wide...

6 Ways to Protect Your Hands

6 Ways to Protect Your Hands as a Massage Therapist If you are a massage therapist, your hands are your livelihood. They offer the healing power of touch to each of your clients; they are the tools to keep your career going. In a profession that relies so much on your...

Therapeutic Foot Massage Techniques

Nearly everyone can enjoy a great foot massage—unless you may be ticklish. Believe it or not, people carry a lot of their stress in their feet. Being in shoes all day, walking, exercise or working all day on their feet creates a great deal of tension in the muscles...

Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release Technique Myofascial release is a form of stretching and massage. It is different from normal massage which tends to focus just on the muscles. It involves a gentle stretching and compression which can also be known as soft tissue mobilization. This...