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The Power Is in Your Hands: 3 Ways to Get More Clients

Jan 16 2018

As massage therapists, one of the most difficult aspects of our profession is handling the business side of ...well...of the business! As a group, massage therapists tend to be more interested in the healing aspects of our work and far less interested in handling the day to day duties that must be taken care of in order to thrive as a business. While this is as it should be, leaving the business details unattended can really cause significant problems.

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Sound Healing: 8 Health Benefits to Note

Jan 3 2018

Sound healing as a modality is still in the early stages and is primarily used in the complementary and alternative healing arenas. In the massage therapy industry, we have long known that soft, relaxing music, chanting, and sounds can enhance the relaxation response we are seeking for our clients during the massage therapy session.

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8 Must-Have Massage Tools for 2018

Dec 8 2017

As we approach the end of 2017 it is a great time to take a moment and see what new tools, trends, and techniques are popular in the massage industry.

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Differences Between Relaxation Massage, Medical Massage & Sports Massage

Aug 29 2014

A friend gives you a gift certificate for a massage, but what kind of massage will it be? What do you request - do you even have a choice? Learn about some basic options available to you when the time comes for you to schedule that appointment. Continue reading

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Where On My Body Is a Massage Therapist Allowed to or Qualified to Work?

Jun 30 2014

Discover which parts of the body are forbidden to touch during a massage session. Continue reading

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Why Do I Feel Ill The Day After My Massage?

Jun 10 2014

You get a massage to feel good, to feel better. Yet, the next day you are full of aches and feel a bit like you might be coming down with something. What is going on? A simple explanation and a few helpful hints may help you to avoid this in the future. Continue reading

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The Best Drink to Lower Inflammation and Help Digestion

Jan 15 2018

This is a must read for anyone who suffers from digestive issues.

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The 10 Best Foods to Help You Sleep Soundly

Jan 8 2018

Old wives' tales suggest drinking warm milk before going to bed to improve sleep, but can certain foods really improve your chances of falling and staying sleep?

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Eat Beets and Beat Your High Blood Pressure

Dec 28 2017

It's not a new fact that nutrition plays a powerful role in the health of your body. But did you know about the magic of beets for lowering blood pressure?

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