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how to prepare for your first massage

Have you gone for a professional massage lately? Is it something that you are uncomfortable with? If you have never gone for a massage because you are worried about the experience and not knowing what to do when you get to the spa, you are in luck. My site is filled with tips and advice to help you get through your first few massages with little to no anxiety. You will learn about the types of massages available, how to dress, what to do about gratuity and so much more. It is my hope that you will learn everything you need to know to make your first massage as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

Massage Therapy School: Learning Your Healing Niche

Massage therapy schools teach students to provide a healing touch in an industry that can't be automated or digitized. Before enrolling in a massage therapy school, it's important to consider your career goals and the types of clients you want to treat. Here are some helpful ways to choose massage therapy school courses and options. The Entrepreneurial Touch If your career goals include operating an independent massage therapy studio and/or working as an independent contractor for private clients and events, learning how to run a business can help you succeed. Read More 

4 Reasons To Seek The Services Of A Massage Therapist

Massage involves the manual manipulation of your muscles for therapeutic or recreational reasons. Many people find getting a massage to be a highly pleasurable experience, but some people don't think to seek it out. Scheduling a massage is a wonderful thing to do for yourself. Here are four reasons to seek the services of a skilled massage therapist: 1. Reduce your stress levels. Many people are more stressed than ever these days. Read More 

Massage Therapy For Autism: Things You Need To Know As A Parent

Many children with autism are sensory-defensive, which means that if you try to hug them or take their hands in yours, they run away screaming. It is very hard to create a sense of safety, love, and security for these children. However, massage therapy might help many kids with ASD. This may surprise you, considering the amount of pressure and touch involved with massage therapy, but once you see how it works for these children, you understand. Read More 

How To Make Sure You Graduate From Massage School As Prepared As Possible For Your New Career

If you want to work as a massage therapist, then attending massage therapy school is an important step along the way. However, many people graduate from massage school. If you want to be as prepared as possible for your new career and really excel in this field, there are a few things you'll need to do during your schooling.  1. Ask questions. The instructors in massage therapy schools typically have plenty of real-life experience practicing as massage therapists. Read More 

The 3 Best Types Of Massage To Get When You Are Just In Pain

When you have a stiff neck, tense shoulders, or a knot in your back, that pain can occupy your mind and make it hard to focus and get anything else done. When you are suffering from general pain, a massage can help heal your muscles and provide you with important pain relief.   Option #1: Deep Tissue Massage With a deep tissue massage, the massage therapist will start by talking to you a little bit and learning where your pain is located. Read More