Last Sunday, 5/21, this great group of student volunteers provided sports massage for the "Tour de Cure" -- a bike ride to raise funds for the NW Diabetes Association -- and we couldn't be prouder of them!

Our own Pat Archer supervised, as these six delivered 64 post-event sessions to a very appreciative group of athletes. (Wow! 64 sessions!) They learned a lot and had a great time.

Bravo, and kudos for supporting such a great cause!
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Who's ready for an end-of-quarter break?! Our students, that's who!
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(Note to students: Enjoy your week off, folks -- then come back in June: refreshed, eager to learn, and ready to up your game!)
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Increased Demand For Massage Therapists WA

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics Department states in its Occupational Outlook Handbook that there will be an increased demand for massage therapists in the coming years, especially in Washington. The publication also stated that the increasing acceptance of massage therapy as a medical tool is part of the reason there will be a steady rise in the demand for a massage therapist.   Furthermore, there is also an improved perception and appreciation of massage therapy among young Americans as a way of reducing stress through relaxation. The Bureau also stated...

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Top Six Massage Methods

Massage is a therapeutic process that involves the application of pressure on body tissues using fingers palm, elbows knees and sometimes feet.  Massage offers tremendous healing and curative benefits that is intended to mitigate strain, discomfort and soreness while helping the body to unwind and remain healthy. In addition to all of the aforementioned benefits, massage has been known to facilitate enhanced circulation in the body while improving overall well-being.   While all of the relevancies and applications of massage listed in this exposition is by no means exhaustive, it becomes imperative...

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Massage Therapy Licensing 2017

Massage Therapy Licensing in Washington is now simpler than ever for 2017! If you are interested in becoming a licensed massage therapist, Washington State is the place to see your dream come true. If you want to qualify as a licensed massage therapist in the state of Washington, you will need to successfully complete a massage licensing program from a school that is approved by the Washington State Board of Massage, a division of the Washington State Department of Health. Read on to find out how easy it is to...

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Get Rid Of Winter Weather Blues With Massage Therapy

The start of the New Year and winter weather blues can get you down and cause stress and anxiety. Massage therapy at DiscoveryPoint School of Massage can help you deal with cold winter weather. There are many benefits of having a massage that not only combats cold weather stress, but helps treat many other chronic conditions like back pain, arthritis, and high blood pressure. Here are some of the ways that a massage can help with cold weather and fatigue.   Helps with SAD   Many people live with Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD...

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Tis The Season For Massage Therapy

Tis The Season For Massage Therapy

The holiday season is a superb time for massage therapy. People share festivities and traditions with family and friends. You seek out long lost friends, as well as, hark back to the memorable times that you have spent together. Anywhere you look, you see the magnificent holiday decorations on display. The world tends to be in a fine mood and cheerful greetings are somehow exchanged with complete strangers. The whole thing seems to be in a right and perfect place, you think in the back of your mind, “why can’t...

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Advantages To Practicing The Trager Approach

There are numerous advantages to becoming a certified Trager practitioner when you decide to enter the profession of a Licensed Massage Therapist. One practice that will differentiate you from other massage therapist is by learning and mastering the somatic practice of the Trager Approach. Developed by Dr. Milton Trager over a period of 65 years, this innovative approach blends touch, movement, and reading the client’s habitual movement patterns. The Trager Approach is very effective in easing a wide range of conditions and can aid in healing body ailments comfortably.   There are...

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How To Become A Licensed Massage Therapist

So, you're interested living the life of a healer and the vocation of a massage therapist has caught your fancy? You are now wondering where to start the process of getting yourself educated and licensed for the same? If so, you've come to the right place. Here, we present you with a comprehensive list of requirements to see your dream vocation come true, in Washington State!   Long story short, if you want to qualify as a licensed massage therapist in the state of Washington, you need to show that you have...

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Things You Should Know About Becoming A Licensed Massage Therapist In Seattle Washington

  If you wish to practice as a massage therapist and you are not quite sure of how to get started, this article will provide you useful and insightful tips towards kick-starting your massage therapy training.   The benefits of therapeutic massages to the body are virtually endless. Not only does the physical body benefit from the therapy; it has a positive effect on the mind as well. People who have made regular massages a part of their routine, are known to have higher energy levels, greater flexibility, good joints, and more mobility. Little wonder...

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Despite a rebounding American economy, recent college graduates continue to struggle in finding decent wages in their fields of study. Unemployment among young graduates hit 7.2% in 2015 and the rate of underemployment peaked at nearly 15% in the same year – hardly comforting statistics for those about to begin their adult lives. But as much as the buzzwords “recession-proof” are overused, there are a few areas of study that offer immediate benefit to those who take up the challenge. 1. Network Administrator Despite the ever-growing need for reliable, secure network systems...

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Is Massage Therapy the Right Career for You?

As a career, massage therapy has some fantastic perks, such as accommodating a travel bug and being an all-around flexible and fun occupation. But that doesn’t make massage therapy the right career for everyone. To determine the answer to whether or not massage therapy is a good career choice for you, there are some things to think about… Ask some questions about yourself and your interests: Do you enjoy helping others and improving their wellness? Are you a good, clear communicator? Do you consider yourself (or have you been told that you...

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