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Self-Care for Massage Therapists

By Shawnte’ Peterson, Massage Therapist Coordinator at Centura College’s Chesapeake Campus Edited by Jul DeGeus & Esperanza Poquiz A massage therapist’s work often involves lifting clients’ body parts, repetitive postures and forceful pressure that could lead to injury or ailments. To help prevent damage, massage therapists should remember to...
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Business Training: Cell Phone Etiquette

By Jul DeGeus Some might argue that professionalism is one of the keys to success in the business world. Knowing the rules of business etiquette can set you apart from other employees, but one of the most commonly abused etiquette rules is the use of cell phones. While you...
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Helpful Training to Strengthen Your Next Interview

By Esperanza Poquiz Some of us find interviews a little nerve-racking while others may be cool, calm and collected. Preparing for the interview process can ease stress. Whether you are a pro or amateur, keep these tips in the forefront of your mind when going to your next interview....
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Let’s get Technical: 5 Different Types of Massage Therapy

By Jul DeGeus Myofascial Massage Myofascial massages focus on the fascial system. The fascia is sort of like glue for your body; a head to toe web of tissues that binds your muscles, bones, nerves, veins, etc. together.  Massage therapists first determine the area of the fascia system that...
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Business Etiquette 101: The Basics of Professionalism

By Jul DeGeus The job search process can be excruciatingly overwhelming. It’s easy to find yourself stressing out over things like creating a flawless resume and preparing the perfect answers to interview questions. But for most job hunters, one career prep subject seems to fly under the radar: business...
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Massage Therapist Employment Opportunities

Massage Therapist Employment Opportunities Licensed Massage Therapists (LMT) are in demand everywhere in health and wellness professions. These are the trained professionals that make people feel good by working their muscles and soft-tissue. The Bureau of Labor Statistic estimates that this business will grow by 23 percent over the...
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10 Facts About Massage Therapy Schools

10 Facts About Massage Therapy Schools Massage therapy has now been a treatment for various health conditions over many centuries. One of the main sources of modern massage techniques has been China. In the United States the organization that oversees and sets standards for the massage therapy industry is the...
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