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Planning to Start a Salon or Day Spa Business? Here’s What You Need to Know

Even if the economy is down, a lot of people will still make use of the services provided by day spas and beauty salons. Why? Primarily, because such personal care services are difficult or cannot be duplicated at home. Looking and feeling good is also something that most people are willing to pay for, no

Thinking about Starting Your Own Massage Therapy Business? Here’s How!

If you’re considering starting your own business and you are interested in massage therapy, you can definitely be your own boss. But just like any other field, you need to take preparatory steps to build the company from the ground up. You need to think about things like whether you’ll simply go freelance and offer

The Top 5 Massage Techniques for Stress Relief

Massage is medically beneficial because it encourages relaxation, improves posture, boosts blood circulation, lowers blood pressure, promotes easier breathing, improves flexibility, relieves headaches, strengthens the immune system, and quickens rehabilitation after injury. But more than these medical benefits, there’s one other advantage to stress relief that we all could use: stress relief. Whether you’re a

What You Need to Know about Licenses in the Massage Therapy Industry

To be a professional in a certain field, you need to have the necessary education, training, and license to perform your job efficiently and legally. The same is true when it comes to the massage therapy industry. Whether you’re a practicing massage therapist or an operator of an establishment which offers massage services, you need

Can Massage Therapists Use Public Speaking to Promote their Business?

If you’re flying solo as a massage therapist and you are not working under any company, how can you increase the influx of business? First, you can ask your existing clients to put your name out there. With just one successful referral for each client, your business will double within the next few months. Second,

How Massage Therapists Can Take Care of their Own Bodies

Doctor, heal thyself is a mantra that applies to all professionals whose job is to heal and give care to others. If you’re a massage therapist, this definitely applies to you. Your job is to massage one client after another using your own muscle strength and massaging techniques, but what if you are the one

Top FAQs for Getting Massage Therapy Certification

Today, Texas has more than 25,000 registered massage therapists. Massage therapy is a quickly growing area, with the Department of Labor predicting that “Employment of massage therapists is expected to grow much faster than the national average, with an anticipated 23% growth rate from 2012-2022 creating 30,000 new jobs.” If you want to join the

Steps to Follow when Marketing Your Massage Therapy Services

You just received that crisp, non-wrinkled certification from massage therapy school. You already completed your skills set training, and acquired sufficient skills and hours with patients so you know that you are 100% set to start your very own massage therapy business. Since the only things that you need are your skills as a therapist