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January 2, 2024

Massage Therapists and the Battle Against Cold & Flu Season

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As we enter the depths of the cold and flu season, massage therapists have an extra responsibility to their clients, communities, and themselves to prevent the spread of harmful germs and bacteria. We come in close contact with multiple people throughout our work day, which makes it especially easy to spread cold and flu-causing viruses….

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December 18, 2023

Marketing Massage During the Holidays

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The holiday season draws out millions of shoppers, all seeking to get the perfect gift for the people on their lists. For industries like massage, this can present a bit of a conundrum. Competing with the retail space’s pervasive grip on consumer attention, holiday spending, and brand awareness might seem simply impossible, but there’s actually…

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November 20, 2023

The Holiday Season in San Francisco

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Some of you just sang the melody in your head and got a little bit more excited for the holiday season. Some of you rolled your eyes and thought about how seasonal depression doesn’t happen in the summer months. Regardless of which camp you fall into, there’s…

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October 19, 2023

Reasons to Choose Massage Therapy as a Career

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Choosing a career is an important life decision. When considering the options, you want to find something that fits your personality, works with your lifestyle, and will be rewarding. Making the right career choice can mean the difference between loving or dreading going to work every day; when you spend 40 hours a week working,…

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September 11, 2023

Ortho-Bionomy and Exploration of Movement for Massage Therapists

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Adding new techniques to your massage therapy tool belt is important as a professional. There are many existing techniques for massage therapists to learn and new ones are being developed every day. As a result, therapists should never run out of ways to improve their skill and understanding. One technique that can be valuable to…

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August 4, 2023

It’s Never Too Late To Become a Massage Therapist

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You have worked hard. You have spent years coding, or building new technology, or sitting in boardrooms and creating the next “big-thing”. Whatever career path you have found yourself on you might now be wondering if you want to keep going down this road for the next twenty, thirty, or forty more years. Do not…

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April 22, 2023

7 Myths About Massage Therapy: Dispelled.

Can you believe it? Some people still believe that doctors and massage therapists are at odds and that massage is “only for those who don’t believe in modern medicine”. The reality is, these ideas are simply not true. We know the truth about massage therapy, and we want to dispel the top 7 myths that…

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March 13, 2023

3 Signs You’re Ready for a New Career

Have you felt the pain of standing still in your professional life for too long? Then you’re ready for a new career. Here are 3 signs you should be on the job hunt and why massage therapy could be the right move. 1. You’re Bored of the Day to Day Have you done your time…

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February 27, 2023

What Does a Massage Therapist Do?

If you’re on the lookout for a new career, we encourage you to take a look at massage therapy. Massage therapy can offer several job opportunities, flexible schedules, and personal reward. We hope that you decide to explore this wonderful career, but before you take the first step, you must know what a massage therapist…

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June 12, 2022

What is Swedish Massage?

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With so many different types of massage available, it can be confusing as to what they all do and what they are best suited for. As each massage is best used for different needs, injuries, or healing, and understanding the differences can be confusing. Swedish Massage is based on a modern, western, concept of the…

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