We are #happytoshare we are again offering our Novice Class. 🔷 For those #students planning on enrolling in the #ProfessionalLicensingProgram. Next date 🔷AUGUST 15 🔷. Enroll now!We will open the #class to folks who just want to #learn some #skills for #friends and #family and not intending to #begin #massageschool, later this #summer. Check link in #bio if you are interested! 🔷...#dpsom #lmt #holistichealth #somatictherapy #holistichealing #nowenrolling #trynewthings #seattlejobs #seattle #summeractivities ... See MoreSee Less

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Today we share #4 from our 12 ways to succeed as a massage therapist. #4 Fulfill the #AdministrativeTasks for #Success as a Massage TherapistFirst of all, to create a #licensedcompany, you must follow the following procedures:Request the license of your #activities and #facilities.Get the official name of the company. Obtain a Tax Identification Number.Settle the Tax on Property Transfers and Documented Legal Acts.Perform Registration in the Commercial Registry.#dpsom #massageschool #careermoves #massage #massagetherapy #lmt #somatictherapy ... See MoreSee Less

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Continuing with our 12 ways to succeed as a #massagetherapist…#3: Complete the Legal Business Formation Successfully Before starting to set up a #massagecenter, it is vital to choose what #legal structure you will have. Deciding on what is the best company will depend on your corporation or LLC business formation preference.Furthermore, while choosing your legal formation, you must take into account these factors:Type of activities to develop.Number of partners.The responsibility you will carry.Initial Capital.Financial obligations.Above all, there are different types of companies, and you must value the various options before opting for one (sole proprietorship, limited liability company (LLC), Corporation (Inc.), etc.).#dpsom #entrepreneurlife #seattle #massageschool #beyourownboss #wfh #seattlesidehustle #holistichealing #massagetherapy #massagecareer #anatomy #legalizeit ... See MoreSee Less

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No. 2: Offer Some Popular Types of Massages for SuccessIn addition, let’s talk about a brief list of the most well-known and highly requested massage services.#SwedishMassageThis massage is the #mostpopular one around the world. It is based on relaxation massage moves designed to calm and soothe the nervous system. It consists of effleurage, tapotement, friction, petrissage, and vibration. These moves will help your #customers relax and may eliminate unnecessary muscle tension.#TreatmentMassageTreatment massage comes in many forms and modalities, and its focus is on recovery from injury or chronic pain conditions. We prefer the term #StructureSpecific (instead of "deep tissue"), as the appropriate treatment isn't always deep, but it requires #AnatomicSpecificity, and should never be painful. The therapist needs to listen to the #client, tune in to their body, and respond with the proper techniques at the depth & pressure most appropriate for the situation.#SportsMassageBefore and after #sports, #professionalathletes (and amateur ones!) can use massage to prevent injury, improve #flexibility, or speed up #recovery after an event. Overall, it can be a helpful tool to increase athletic performance.#PrenatalMassageThis massage serves to relieve discomforts felt during #pregnancy. If you receive massage during pregnancy, your nervous system has a chance to center and reset; some say the childbirth process may even become easier. In addition, massage can help restore balance to the mother’s body after childbirth.#Reflexology#Reflexologytheory presumes that each part of your body has a mapped #connection with a particular pattern found on your feet, hands, head, or face. Therefore, if the therapist uses specific pressure in one area, a corresponding effect may be felt in another area. This can be helpful in addressing structures that are hard to access, such as internal organs. ... See MoreSee Less

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📣LAST CHANCE TO ENROLL!📣We are again offering the #Novice #class for those #students planning on enrolling in the #ProfessionalLicensingProgram. Next date 🔷July 18 🔷. Enroll now!We will open the #class to folks who just want to #learn some #skills for #friends and #family and not intending to #begin #massageschool, later this #summer. Check link in #bio if you are interested! 🔷...#dpsom #massagetherapy #holistichealth #somatictherapy #holistichealing #learn #nowenrolling #seattle #wfh #trysomethingnew #learnmassage ... See MoreSee Less

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