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Updated 6 days ago

Internationally Massage Qualifications - 229 Replies

[QUOTE who="HC in Auckland, New Zealand"]Hi, You do not need a qualification as such to practice massage in NZ. We are covered by the general Health...


Updated 7 days ago

Lmt needs career advice - 1 Reply

You have my sympathies! I feel the same way from time to time. I've also thought about finding a different career but, like you, can't find one...


Updated 11 days ago

A warning for anyone considering massage as a career option - 130 Replies

Promote yourself, advertise yourself... pound the pavement... literally, If you are licenced there are mental health facilities and recovery...

Nanz m

Updated 13 days ago

Anything Positve to say about Massage Therapy??? - 477 Replies

Nothing positive. Just pass your exam and move out of state. They don't VALUE OUR WORK SADLY ( the real physical work) and yet we get asked daily if...


Updated 1 month ago

Chiropractor VS. Spa - Which do you work at and why? - 174 Replies

I've been an MT for almost 5yrs. I've worked for several spas and for 1 chiro. There are pros and cons to both places. The chiro I work for pays...


Updated 1 month ago

Polite way to ask for tips - 18 Replies

I work for ubereats as a bike courier. And its not easy to adk for tips, and people always promise tips via the app, but them they don't tip. People...

Sarah Jakimczuk RMT in London, Ontario

Updated 1 month ago

Short Lived RMT's - 34 Replies

I am seriously considering going back to school to become a RMT. Based on my research in the labour market, personal experience in recieving massage,...

Anita in Bluffton, South Carolina

Updated 1 month ago

Studying for MBLEx - 773 Replies

I graduated from the massage therapy program at the Aveda Institute Minneapolis earlier this month, and have just moved to Oregon, where state...

Alicia in Calgary, Alberta

Updated 1 month ago

Advice on starting massage therapy program in Canada - 166 Replies

Are there any massage therapists from Canada (ON or BC) on this forum? I'm thinking of becoming a RMT, but it's a huge commitment since in BC you...

kev in Runcorn, United Kingdom

Updated 1 month ago

Getting discouraging info about massage career - 95 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...

newgrad in Medford, Oregon

what do clients want/ value the most?

What do clients want the most from us as practicioners? LMTs, what do we like and remember in our sessions receiving? Possibly more important, what...

BMaria in Jersey City, New Jersey

Updated 2 months ago

Manual Lymphatic Drainage in or around New Jersey?? - 1 Reply

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...

Janel in Adelaide, Australia

Updated 2 months ago

How often do massage therapist's REALLY encounter subtle sexual advances from client? - 3 Replies

Hello, I am currently in massage school and have a question for current massage therapists: How many times have you been subtly, or not so subtly...

Mindy H. in Aurora, Colorado

Updated 3 months ago

Traveling abroad with massage - 65 Replies

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

Maria in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 3 months ago

AVOID applying for franchise spas,such as massage envy!! - 1 Reply

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...

Mike Martin in Bensalem, Pennsylvania

Looking for a Business-Minded Massage Therapist for a New Chair Massage Program

Hi, I am looking for a massage therapist who is interested in being part of a nationwide business designed to offer office-based chair massages,...

Leisys in Miami, Florida

Massage therapist

My name is leidys diaz ,I'm massage therapist and medical assistance. I'm looking for jobs

Margie in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 5 months ago

How do you prevent BOREDOM? - 138 Replies

Goodness gracious I'm bored out of my mind with massage. I've spent WAY too much money and time on CEUs learning techniques that nobody wants. A...

Fed up with massage forums in Honolulu, Hawaii

Updated 5 months ago

Hobby - Massage Therapis - 1 Reply

I've come into a bit of money and I am going through learning some of the skills I've always wanted to learn. I'm taking Dance classes, I'm learning...

Fed up with massage forums in Honolulu, Hawaii

Updated 5 months ago

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

If you don't have a family just living on your own?

Samantha_ in Chicago, Illinois

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?

Samantha_ in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 5 months ago

Massage Envy experiences... - 1566 Replies

I'm curious about people's experience with Massage Envy. I hear a lot of negative comments especially with regards their pay scale. Has any therapist...

ashley gonzalez in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Updated 6 months ago

Interview Preparation - 13 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming massage therapist interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

MT-advocate in Vacaville, California

Massage Therapy Act / CAMTC Endangers CA Massage Therapists

Since this forum limits comments to 2,000 characters, please visit the following page for information and leave your comments here. www.vaughnhealt...

PT Massage Therapist in West Chester, Pennsylvania

Updated 6 months ago

Want to Become a Massage Therapist - 184 Replies

I am wanting to become a massage therapist. It is something I have wanted to do for a long time but I am scared I will not make enough income to live...

Rmtyyc in Alberta

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 in Kennebunkport, Maine

Updated 7 months ago

What is a fair commission for your services when working in a city day spa? - 10 Replies

Hi there, I recently got a job offer as a massage therapist working in a small spa in Washington, DC. I am state licensed as well as the NCBTMB....


Updated 7 months ago

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

I've had yet another questionable experience at Massage Envy. Here is what happened. Is this normal? I went in for my first-ever 2-hour massage. I...

Jjbranch in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 7 months ago

Forum for Massage Therapy - 3 Replies

Hello and Welcome! is a forum platform dedicated to Registered Massage Therapists and Students. We are a growing community that...

Charte in Rockford, Illinois

Updated 7 months ago

Massage therapists - 1 Reply

Looking for an awesome and expanding job in massage therapy? Do you have your own client base? Are you just starting out? If you want a...

Been There in Lethbridge, Alberta

Updated 8 months ago

cruise ship jobs - 1892 Replies

Has anyone done Massage Therapy on a cruise ship? Is it hard to get a job? Do they work you to death? Are they good to work for?

Muslimah in Orlando, Florida

Updated 9 months ago

Massage Room in the Home? - 23 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 9 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...

Monica in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 10 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...

NYCLMT in Staten Island, New York

Updated 12 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 14 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 14 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 14 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 14 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 14 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 14 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 15 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 15 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 16 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 16 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 17 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.

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...

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