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Updated 19 hours ago

Advice on starting massage therapy program in Canada - 154 Replies

Hey guys. So I am thinking of moving to bc. I have been a RMT in Alberta for 6 years and have taken a 2200hour course. I am wondering if there are...

Truth btold

Updated 5 days ago

A warning for anyone considering massage as a career option - 124 Replies

Bad energy people??? No wonder nobody takes us seriously anymore. Get off the meditation mat and learn about a thing called reality!!


Updated 6 days ago

How do you prevent BOREDOM? - 138 Replies

[QUOTE who="massagmaiden in Jacksonville, Florida"]I know what you mean about massage being incredibly boring after a while. Folks just get in a rut...

Fed up with massage forums

Updated 15 days ago

Hobby - Massage Therapis - 1 Reply

I think you totally misunderstand the field, are focused on issues that don't matter at all, and should probably find something else to throw...

Fed up with massage forums

Updated 15 days ago

Can you make enough money to live on your own working as a Massage Therapist? - 1 Reply

I make enough money living on my own. I work about 18-20 hours/week at massage, in a combination of my own business and contractor work. New massage...

Fed up with massage forums

Updated 15 days ago

Polite way to ask for tips - 17 Replies

Massage therapists who aren't smart enough to price their massages right, and then think the client should solve the problem with a tip, need to...


How Strong Is The Massage Therapy Field In Las Vegas Right Now?

Would it be difficult for a recent graduate to get a job as a Massage Therapist in Las Vegas?


Updated 1 month ago

Massage Envy experiences... - 1566 Replies

Someone mentioned that it is hard to become a Massage Therapist. What is so hard about it? Is the class work difficult? I am thinking about taking a...

ashley gonzalez

Updated 1 month ago

Interview Preparation - 14 Replies

Hello my name is ashley gonzalez and i was wondering is you couold answer some questions for me for a priject that i have for my massage therapy class


Massage Therapy Act / CAMTC Endangers CA Massage Therapists

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PT Massage Therapist

Updated 2 months ago

Want to Become a Massage Therapist - 184 Replies

I am a part-time massage therapist. I worked near full-time at massage for two years and found that it is hard work. Since then, I have worked as...


Updated 2 months ago

Studying for MBLEx - 769 Replies

[QUOTE who="Neek in California"]Well first of all the mblex sets you apart from other massage therapists that live in states that aren't required for...


Manual Lymphatic Drainage in or around New Jersey??

Hi all! I am hoping to expand my practice and take some CE in ML -- I'm a relatively new therapist (have been working for a year) and am worried...


Mobile Massage Business

Hey guys! I am a registered massage therapist in Alberta, Canada, registered with the city and with an insurance liability company. I am thinking...

Salon & Spa owner

Updated 2 months ago

What is a fair commission for your services when working in a city day spa? - 11 Replies

Well said Tim!!! I couldn't agree more!


Updated 2 months ago

Short Lived RMT's - 32 Replies

I've been a therapist for several years. It's not a bad job, you just need to have a plan in place. It can be a good complement to Health, Wellness...


Updated 2 months ago

Anything Positve to say about Massage Therapy??? - 475 Replies

Massage therapy itself is a beautiful thing. You're helping people to relax and stay well while getting your exercise. The results are immediate and...


Updated 2 months ago

Odd experience at Massage Envy -- Or am I wrong? - 13 Replies

Fingers in armpit, she was releasing the tension in the pectoralis muscles The "c" that you felt is what we call a "j stroke". It breaks up...


Updated 2 months ago

Forum for Massage Therapy - 3 Replies

I'm new to massage therapy and I need some help with my new business. Any advice on how to automate the appointment scheduling process. Is there a...


Updated 3 months ago

Chiropractor VS. Spa - Which do you work at and why? - 173 Replies

[QUOTE who="Tylerfenix in Fort Lauderdale, Florida"]Some secretaries get paid only 10-15 dollars and hour too. Do you ask them to bring their own...


Updated 3 months ago

Massage therapists - 1 Reply

Please contact Charté at with your name and contact information 1 first and last name 2 email address 3 Phone...

Been There

Updated 3 months ago

cruise ship jobs - 1893 Replies

Yes. You absolutely have to pay ALL of the costs. Training. Uniforms, tuition, medical, immunization, wraps, any travel to the acad my, YMCA costs...

Muslimah in Orlando, Florida

Updated 4 months ago

Massage Room in the Home? - 24 Replies

Hi, I am 50 and have just retired from a job I have had for 30 years. I am going to reflexology school and then on to massage school in the Fall. I...

Annie in Carlsbad, California

Updated 5 months ago

Requirements for massage in San Diego? - 51 Replies

I am relocating to the San Diego area from West Virginia and would like to know what do I need to practice massage in the San Diego area. I have a...

Suzanne in Kilwinning, United Kingdom

Updated 5 months ago

Internationally Massage Qualifications - 227 Replies

Hello, I've been doing massage for 3 years now - I'm from Australia... Is there anyone here that can tell me what I need to be able to practice...

Monica in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 5 months ago

Grace period to massge without a license?? - 5 Replies

I am about to graduate a massage therapy school in Illinois the first week of February. I have already been sending my resume out stating that I will...

kerrymarie in Windsor, United Kingdom

Updated 6 months ago

Getting discouraging info about massage career - 94 Replies

I have wanted to do massage for quite some time now. Latley all I am getting is people trying to discourage me. My hubby doesnt want me to do it...

NYCLMT in Staten Island, New York

Updated 7 months ago

Massage Therapist Union - 191 Replies

I am interested in having a serious conversation with other massage therapists about forming a viable union to protect massage therapist who work as...

HeatherV LMT in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 9 months ago

Here's how to put Massage Envy out of business. - 42 Replies

Therapists, we pay for our education, insurance, liability insurance, continuing education and we use the one body we are given to help others....

m in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Updated 9 months ago

Is it ethical to ask for free massages ? - 45 Replies

I've heard that many spas will "interview" LMTs by requiring free massages from potential employees. Many newly licenced massage therapists will go...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 9 months ago

When people ask you to work, outside of work, for no compensation - 1 Reply

I've been a therapist for over 9 years. I still get people asking me to give them back rubs. At bars, at coffee shops, at parties. And still quite...

Swirls in Texas

Updated 9 months ago

Nature of work as a RMT - 1 Reply

It seems like most jobs in the industry are gig/contract/self employed/entrepreneurial in nature. Would this mean that massage would be best left as...

Tina in California

Updated 10 months ago

soon to be taking my exam(NCBTMB) to acquire my license! and need insight. - 772 Replies

I am soon to be taking my exam(NCBTMB) to acquire my license! I bought the Michelle Phillips study guide. I have been studying for a little over a...

Selena in Arlington, Texas

Updated 10 months ago

Taking MBLEX soon Looking for a study partner In the area/ over the phone or IM/Skype - 22 Replies

Hey everyone, My name is Nicole...I have scheduled my exam to take the MBLEX. I have to take it by september, I plan on taking it by the end of the...

Kate in Rocky River, Ohio

Updated 10 months ago

I'm 29 should I go to school for Massage Therapy? - 1 Reply

I want to go to school for Massage Therapy which could take anywhere from 1 to 3 years depending on if I decide to get a certificate or a degree....

Samantha_ in Chicago, Illinois

How old is too old to become a Massage Therapist?

I've been reading on here where people have complained about "burning out" and that the job is very hard on the body. I'm just wondering if I'd be...

Brittney in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 11 months ago

Looking for a Serious Study Partner to help each other Pass the Exam for Massage Therapy. - 2 Replies

Hi!!!. My name is Mildred. I am trying to find a Serious Study Partner in the Florida area that wants to study/help each other to pass the State...

Careertalks in Quinte West, Ontario

Updated 11 months ago

URGENT Which Massage School Should I Enroll In? Toronto, Canada - 1 Reply

I am stuck between four colleges and need to make a decision, and quick Kikkawa Royal Canadian College of Massage Therapy Sutherland-Chan ...

hApPyCaMpEr210 in San Antonio, Texas

Texas massage license

Does anyone know how long it takes to get your license after you take your MBLEx? I really need to be able to start doing massage asap, and I'm not a...

nurselila in Knoxville, Tennessee

Updated 11 months ago

Changing Jobs To Massage Therapist. Is 35 too old. - 35 Replies

I am changing professions, from a nurse to massage therapist. Is 35 years old too old to start?

Christine Hartman in Santa Barbara, California

Updated 12 months ago

Anyone worked in santa barbara as a massage therapist? - 6 Replies

looking to relocate to Santa Barbara area. Does anybody know if work is steady or slow? Let me know Thanks spence

Anunez in Corpus Christi, Texas

Business plan for school

Does anyone have a copy of their business plan they used for school. I have no idea where I should start.

OBRENT21 in Burwash, United Kingdom

Updated 12 months ago

Traveling abroad with massage - 63 Replies

I'm hoping to travel this summer and wondering about getting international LMP certification. Has anyone done this? Ireland is my destination.

Sterling in California

I am interested in starting an association larger than a union to look out for the interest of Massage therapists

Because franchises by their very nature are resilient against unionization and because the CAMTC itself (in CA) pays itself 50% of what they receive...

agonyofdafeet in California

Getting new clients

Hey all ... we're about to launch a free promo for LMT's. You'll be able to marry your name or business name with our world-famous trademark for...

mirabella in Ridgefield, New Jersey

AVOID applying for franchise spas,such as massage envy!!

Im appauled at how these owners of spa franchises try to lure in new employees,by false advertising outragious salaries that they will earn as a...

Southboy in Smyrna, Georgia

Updated 15 months ago

NCBTMB VS MBLEx - 139 Replies

Could someone explain difference between these two please. Whether the state of Flordia recognizes the MBlex. Any helpful and insight from anyone...

CaritaTDewall in Buffalo, New York

Updated 15 months ago

Which massage chair do/would you use? - 10 Replies

I'm looking to buy a massage chair for corporate work, but I'm having a hard time deciding which brand to go with, so I thought that other therapists...

Tina in Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Updated 16 months ago

CA employers cannot average commission to satisfy min. wage requirements - 5 Replies

There have been new litigations in CA that could change the way many massage therapists that work for chains or spas get paid. "Two recent...

Imparo in Scottsdale, Arizona

Updated 16 months ago

Applying to another state with a criminal record. - 3 Replies

I'm currently licensed in the state of Florida as a licensed massage therapist. I'm currently in the process of putting my application together to...

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