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12 ways to succeed as a massage therapist wa

12 Ways to Succeed as a Massage Therapist

Here are 12 ways to succeed as a licensed massage therapist. Whether for health reasons or to relax people, the massage therapy business is a great choice for success. This type of service has become increasingly popular. Therefore, if you wish to know how to get more customers and succeed as a licensed massage therapist, these tips will help: #1 Master the Soft Skills to Succeed as a Massage Therapist As with all professions, soft skills characterize an excellent massage therapist. We summarize some of them below: Empathy: A professional massage therapist should be able...

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Halloween, Skeletons & Massage

Halloween, skeletons, & massage can be a spooky thing to talk about. Western Halloween is decorated with ghosts, black cats, Jack-O-Lanterns, bats, witches, spiders, and SKELETONS. Furthermore, the spooky holiday dates back years as ancestors celebrated the festival called Samhain, which is modern day Halloween. Moreover, this festival associates with the belief that the dead come back and mingle amongst the living. Hence, skeletons and skulls are used to represent the Day of the Dead. Halloween Skeletons & Massage Seattle, Washington First, I don’t think a massage therapist has seen a...

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11 Ways To Choose A Massage Table

With so much diversity in the styles and quality, it can be difficult to choose the best massage table. Here are 11 ways to choose a massage table for your personal or professional use. Specifically, when you consider the range that these massage tables have, “the table” is the most important piece of equipment for a massage therapist. Mostly, choosing the best massage table will not only make your job easier, but will help you increase your income! For instance, a good table should have all of the necessary requirements...

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Deep Tissue and Swedish Massage FAQ’s

Deep Tissue and Swedish massage FAQ's. Find out some frequently asked questions, answers, and differences between Deep Tissue and Swedish massage. Q. What is the difference between deep tissue and Swedish massage FAQs? A. Two main techniques in massage therapy is deep tissue massage and Swedish massage. As a massage therapist, there are distinct differences between deep tissue and Swedish massage. Q. What Is The Deep Tissue Massage? A. Deep Tissue massage is also known as sports massage.  The technique aims to release tension in the deeper layers of muscle fascia and tissue by...

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How To Remove Scars Through Massage Therapy

Discover how to use massage therapy to remove scars from your body. One such therapy is ScarWork™ which is a holistic directive to healing and improving the look and treatment of damaged tissue. Does massaging scars help? Read on to find out how using these techniques of integrating the fascia really work. Most noteworthy, therapists who specialize in ScarWork™ can achieve a thriving business through helping patients improve damaged scar tissue. What is ScarWork™ massage therapy? ScarWork™ therapy uses manual massage techniques that increase health and function of scar...

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Tax Tips For The Self-Employed Massage Therapist

Tax Tips For The Self-Employed Massage Therapist   We all know tax preparation for massage practitioners can be complex. Here are some tax tips for self-employed massage therapists to make filing simpler. Above all, you may find it easier to file your own taxes or seek a tax professional for assistance.   Licensed massage therapists (LMT’s) are either employed by a company or self-employed contractors and are responsible for withholding. Being self-employed you need to send in quarterly withholding payments for Social Security, Medicare, and income tax on wages received.   Read on to discover...

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Job Outlook for Massage Therapists 2019

Breaking news: The job outlook for massage therapists in 2019 looks great!   With increasing demands and balance between work and personal life, we get caught up in the stress of daily routines. That’s why it’s important that we take time out of the hustle and bustle of daily life to rest. There’s no better way to do that than to get a massage.   Massage therapists are in high demand and 2019 is the time for students to make a career move. As more people are turning to massage as a form of...

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Massage Therapy Ethics and Communication 101

Continuous awareness of ethics and communication is extremely important and essential to the licensed massage therapist. Knowing these facts is extremely important for every aspiring massage therapist. Read on to learn more. Many states including the state of Washington require licensed massage therapists to get enrolled in continuing education courses to renew their license. Many continuing courses teach other areas beside the human body and its muscles. Curriculum includes marketing, bookkeeping, and moreover, how to get to know your clients professionally and avoid complacency and staying within courteous boundaries. For license renewal in Washington...

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Is your Massage Therapy Intake Form Compliant?

How do you make sure your massage therapy intake form is compliant? It is often said that great therapy starts at intake. Why is that?   The intake process constitutes the first formal contact between the therapist and the client. It is what follows naturally after the initial introduction. A thorough intake process helps the therapist to understand the client's specific circumstances and design a personal treatment plan accordingly. This is crucial, as people's health issues and ailments vary, and consequently, treatment must be considered on an individual basis.   Usually, intake includes an...

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