Aromatherapy for Massage Therapists: The Definitive Guide

Our Comprehensive Guide to Aromatherapy for Massage Therapists Massage is a truly amazing modality. It can help relieve your clients’ stress, assist them in recovering from injuries, and bring about muscular relaxation. Massage can also lower blood pressure, improve your clients’ circulation, assist in correcting posture…the list goes on. As part of your time in […]

Massage Therapy Equipment: The Best Lotions, Oils, Linens, & More

Massage Therapy Equipment: Our Top Picks As a massage therapist, you have a lot to think about. Running a massage business is time consuming — and, often times, more than a little hectic. You have advertising to think about, a social media account and website to manage, appointments to sort through, phone calls to return, […]

Rolfing 101: Everything You Need to Know as a Massage Therapist

The Comprehensive Guide to Rolfing for Massage Therapists As a massage therapist, there are a lot of tools at your disposal for helping your clients to feel better, experience a reduction in pain, and achieve greater levels of wellness. When a client comes to see you that’s suffered from sports-related injuries or needs enhanced recovery […]

Pregnancy Massage: A Massage Therapist’s Guide

Your Guide to Pregnancy Massage As a massage therapist, you have the opportunity to work with all sorts of clients. Some of them come in due to chronic pain, including issues with their lower back, neck, shoulders, or other areas of the body. Other clients seek you out due to acute injury, and your job […]

Integrative Massage Techniques and Complementary Alternative Medicine

Integrative Massage Modalities: Acupuncture, Moxibustion, and Reiki As a student of massage therapy, there’s a lot to learn. You have to master the fundamentals of human anatomy, understand how to incorporate various soft tissue manipulation techniques into a complete massage session, and learn how to perform a client intake and formulate a comprehensive treatment plan […]

Human Trafficking and Massage

The Impact of Human Trafficking on the Massage Profession Note: Human trafficking is a serious matter. The National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC) is available toll-free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. If you see something, say something: call (888) 373-7888. Have you ever driven past a massage parlor […]

The Ultimate Guide to Lypossage: Body Contouring and Cellulite Massage Treatments

The Rise of Lypossage: Massage Therapy for Cellulite and Body Contouring No matter your age, gender, or current level of fitness, it’s undeniable that maintaining a healthy weight is important. Here in the United States, though, the statistics show that it’s easier said than done. According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey conducted […]

What You Need Before Taking the MBLEx

Preparing for the MBLEX: Your Guide to MBLEx Requirements Striking out on a new career path isn’t easy. Regardless of what field or occupation you choose to go into, there are always challenges to overcome and hoops that you’ll need to jump through. This is especially true when the job in question involves specific educational […]

How to Start a Massage Therapy Establishment

If you’re just finishing up massage school, your biggest focus might be on some of the more technical aspects of getting started as a massage therapist. Maybe you’re devoting all of your time and energy right now to studying for the MBLEx exam, since passing the MBLEx is a requirement for licensure in the majority […]

Massage Therapy: 2018 Trends in Massage

What’s New in Massage: Trends in Massage Therapy for 2018 and Beyond  In 2005, it’s estimated that massage therapy may have made for a $6 billion industry. Since then, it’s grown considerably. According to researchers and data from the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), massage is now estimated to be a $16 billion per year […]