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Updated 2 days ago

Massage Envy experiences... - 1544 Replies

[QUOTE who="Joella in Indio, California"]Hi! I had no idea that's how little they make. Wow. Is it appropriate to discreetly ask if a therapist...


Is there a market for hiring chair massage therapists?

I'm thinking about doing fair/event chair massage. I know there's a market for customers. What I'm wondering... Is there a market for massage...


Updated 6 days ago

Internationally Massage Qualifications - 246 Replies

[QUOTE who="Cora2 in Brisbane, Australia"]Hello, I've been doing massage for 3 years now - I'm from Australia... Is there anyone here that can...


Updated 8 days ago

Massage Therapist Union - 163 Replies

[QUOTE who="therapistinga in Atlanta, Georgia"]I am interested in having a serious conversation with other massage therapists about forming a viable...


Updated 29 days ago

Physical Therapy Student, HELP NEED A PATH! PT Assistant or Massage Therapy coupled with Personal Training - 1 Reply

I don't think you should waste time with neither massage therapy or pta school. You already have a bacholors in exercise science so you might as well...


Updated 1 month ago

Changing Jobs To Massage Therapist. Is 35 too old. - 26 Replies

[QUOTE who="bobbid in Rochester, Minnesota"]I was making more money but I would rather be happier. I know I will not be rich by being a massage...

Bryan J, LMP

Updated 1 month ago

best massage schools in Seattle area? - 22 Replies

That is an excellent question Melissa. I have been a LMT/LMP for a little over ten years. My personal advice, because I have written the curriculum...


Updated 1 month ago

Studying for MBLEx - 689 Replies

Howard - Thanks for the recommendations, I did purchase another Massage Therapy Review book but was surprised at the errors. I know publishers make...


Hours of hands-on training?

I just started in a brand new massage program a couple of weeks ago where I am their first and only student. Minnesota does not have any requirements...

Saeed Hamid

The Spa Therapist Marketing App Lifetime Free Membership

Hi, I just released my Spa Therapist Marketing App in the App Store, you can see more details at my website Also, I'm going...


Updated 1 month ago

soon to be taking my exam(NCBTMB) to acquire my license! and need insight. - 771 Replies

On the MBLEx test, when there is a muscle question, do they refer to the location of the muscle....medial to X, or distal to X, or inferior to X,...


Updated 1 month ago

How much do you charge for bodywork, and why? - 21 Replies

I charge $50 per hour for a customized session. I think anything less then this is too little. There are times I travel 30 min one way so by the time...


Updated 2 months ago

Advice on starting massage therapy program in Canada - 120 Replies

HopefulRMT ...I am foreign trained professional and got my eligibility letter from College of Massage therapists board of BC. Can you please advice...


Massage Therapy in the Virgin Islands US

Hey, I'm looking into moving to the Virgin Islands. I am currently a registered massage therapist in CO. I took and passed my MBLEX when I graduated...

Lee Thomas Davis

Updated 2 months ago

Traveling abroad with massage - 64 Replies

[QUOTE who="annette diko in Las Vegas, Nevada"]I am thinking of a long term RV trip around the states. Does anyone know if there is any kind of...



How much should someone get paid to come in and set up a spa..get the marketing going and give them ideas on how to get the members of the club to...


Updated 2 months ago

cruise ship jobs - 1897 Replies

! I've been in training in London for one month and did contract 10 months long! My expirience is great! Now when i'm home and all this is...


Updated 3 months ago

Chiropractor VS. Spa - Which do you work at and why? - 197 Replies

[QUOTE who="sheri in Boynton Beach, Florida"]well I thought I would be doing massages alone,now wants us the MT's to take out the trash at the end of...


Massage Therapy 1 week on 1 week off

Hi everyone, Question for all the Registered Massage Therapists in Alberta out there: would anyone consider working 1 week on 1 week off or 2...

Steve carve

Updated 3 months ago

Anything Positve to say about Massage Therapy??? - 496 Replies

Our fitness center running a massage therapies program. Our most of the clients are love this therapy. They believe that it is the best way to...

Faesy Daisy

Will only be in area for 2.5 years, is it worth opening my own practice?

I am a licensed Massage Therapist and also have my spray tanning certification. I will be moving to PA for 2.5 years (fiance in college) and then I...


Updated 3 months ago

Getting discouraging info about massage career - 88 Replies



Updated 3 months ago

Is it a good idea to become an MT - 2 Replies

Hello Kmart, That is helpful. Do you know of any MTs working in a hospital or rehabilitation center? That's actually what I want to do if I become...

deb lazer

Updated 3 months ago

NCBTMB VS MBLEx - 170 Replies

[QUOTE who="Shay in Charlotte, North Carolina"]If you take the Mblex in SC can you practice in NC, or just anywhere in SC?[/QUOTE] Passing the...

Massage Therapy Schools Information

Updated 4 months ago

Cosmetologist, MT, or PTA? I am so confused!! Please help!! - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="Cquinata17 in Modesto, California"]Thank you so much for your advice!!! You actually helped me a lot![/QUOTE] there's no better...

Massage Therapy Schools Information

Updated 4 months ago

Laws regarding home massage office in Ohio? - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="WannaBeLMT in Central Ohio, Ohio"]Yes it does! Thanks so much for your response![/QUOTE] You are most welcome

Massage Therapy Schools Information

Updated 4 months ago

Licensed Massage Therapists - What Should Pay Be For First Job?!?!? - 2 Replies

Some new massage therapists will actively seek jobs at higher end luxury facilities, such as a spa in a Ritz Carlton or a Four Seasons hotel. You may...

Massage Therapy Schools Information

Updated 4 months ago

Massage schools - 1 Reply

Usually you want to go with an accredited school for licensing and certification. Your state may not require it now, but may in the future. In...

Massage Therapy Schools Information

Updated 4 months ago

Want to Become a Massage Therapist - 179 Replies

What I like best about the profession is the flexibility: 1) You can work around your life demands 2) You can do this as a part time second...

Massage Therapy Schools Information

Updated 4 months ago

Massage Therapy Online Education - 213 Replies

Online classes are great because as you mentioned it allows you to work at your own pace. That said, in a hands on profession like massage there is a...

Massage Therapy Schools Information

Updated 4 months ago

What do I need to work as a LMT in California? - 23 Replies

A Certified Massage Therapist (CMT) – to become a CMT you must meet the required minimum of 500 hours of massage education and training at an...

Massage Therapy Schools Information

Updated 4 months ago

Requirements for becoming an LMT in Florida - 1 Reply

In order to become a registered massage practitioner in the state of Florida, you need to complete the certificate requirements that are recognized...

Massage Therapy Schools Information

Updated 4 months ago

Help please!!!! Considering taking a break from college to go to massage school, confused?? - 5 Replies

Generally I'd say go for it as I am a big advocate of the massage profession. That said you have to weigh out your own personal situation...

Massage Therapy Schools Information

Updated 4 months ago

A warning for anyone considering massage as a career option - 132 Replies

[QUOTE who="54 and loving massage in Greenwood, South Carolina"]For those that struggle with massage. Let it go and do something else you will...

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Updated 4 months ago

Massage Carears Coming to an end!! - 38 Replies

The title of this thread cannot be more inaccurate. More insurance companies are starting to accept medical massage as a "treatment" thus more...

Massage Therapy Schools Information

Updated 4 months ago

how would a 47 year old female prosper in message therapy? - 15 Replies

If you are starting massage later in life, you have one inherent advantage that I can think of. You know more people from all the years you have been...

Massage Therapy Schools Information

Updated 4 months ago

Applying for a massage license - 3 Replies

Every state has unique requirements. Most also require background checks and copies of passing scores on the required exam. Please make sure you have...

Massage Therapy Schools Information

Updated 4 months ago

Why so few male Massage Therapists? - 84 Replies

I agree. I am with Bentnail on this topic. As a male therapist, I had a very successful career in massage, both with male and female clients. I now...

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Updated 4 months ago

International qualifications for working in the UK - 1 Reply

The US is more stringent in terms of regulatory compliance around massage certification. That said, every jurisdiction has its specific needs. My...

Massage Therapy Schools Information

Updated 4 months ago

Is it a good job - 21 Replies

Massage therapy is a very rewarding profession. As we speak today, the Bureau of Labor and Economic Growth projects over a 20% increase in demand...

happy gilmore

Updated 6 months ago

How to Survive Working at Massage Envy - 4 Replies

You go there, steal their clients on the sly, and build up a client base by opening up your own business. What's so difficult?

happy gilmore

Updated 6 months ago

Has anyone experience with rude, pervert, crazy clients while you're giving a massage? - 27 Replies

[QUOTE who="Kate in Houston, Texas"]Wow. What employer would order you to return to a potentially dangerous situation where you could be harrassed or...


Updated 6 months ago

Odd experience at Massage Envy -- Or am I wrong? - 8 Replies

Yes, next time please communicate with the therapist, about what you expect (just the usual but go slower and work longer on each area) and when...

hobbity gobbity

Updated 6 months ago

Here's how to put Massage Envy out of business. - 32 Replies

sign the petition


Updated 6 months ago

CA employers cannot average commission to satisfy min. wage requirements - 2 Replies

They can pay whichever is higher. And if your commission does not equal minimum wage for clocked hours, they have to make up the difference. It is...


Updated 7 months ago

California Healing Arts College feedback - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="Cy in Los Angeles, California"]I'm looking for feedback from anyone who's attended California Healing Arts College here in west Los...

Black Tea

Updated 7 months ago

Polite way to ask for tips - 10 Replies

And if you do get tips - make sure you report them to the IRS, k?


Questions on moving from Ontario, Canada to Florida as an RMT/LMT

I am a registered massage therapist in Ontario for 6 years now. I am looking into possibly moving to Florida and would like to continue as a massage...

Taking the exam

Updated 7 months ago

Massage Prep and MBlex Reviews - 3 Replies

anyone taking the Mblex please let me know. I need a study partner!!!


Updated 9 months ago

How long does it take to receive your Virginia Massage License after you have submitted everything? - 1 Reply

About three weeks.

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