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Updated 6 days ago

Poll: What would you be if you werent a Massage Therapist? - 26 Replies

Thank you all for taking the time and soul searching for alternative careers, honestly, I must must make a career change myself ASAP, due to my...


Updated 20 days ago

Insurance work - 20 Replies

[QUOTE who="Sharon Moak in Vancouver, Washington"]Jon, over the years I have worked with several individuals who charged a percentage to bill and...


Updated 26 days ago

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

I’ve been a therapist for almost 10 years now. My shoulder has pain. Many therapist I work with have shoulder pain. Body mechanics can help but still...


Updated 1 month ago

Advice on starting massage therapy program in Canada - 178 Replies

Thank you for the quick reply! That's what I thought; I only asked as I'd seen another comment that made me wonder, but it didn't make sense to me...


Updated 1 month ago

Internationally Massage Qualifications - 237 Replies

[QUOTE who="Hope in Bristol, United Kingdom"]Hi hope you can help. I'm a UK trained massage and holistic therapist ( ITEC and NVQ's level 3)...

Barbara Radle

Updated 1 month ago

Anything Positve to say about Massage Therapy??? - 483 Replies

You might enjoy it but I hope you don’t need to make much money because it is a low paying labor intensive occupation and best only as a supplemental...


Updated 1 month ago

Massage Therapist Union - 191 Replies

[QUOTE who="a bee in Bell, California"]I'm so frickin' tired of hearing men gripe about not being able to get a massage job. Really!? Did you do...


Updated 2 months ago

Massage Carears Coming to an end!! - 39 Replies

I do not even know where to start here. Let me start off by saying that I am SO TIRED of Massage Therapists shaming and talking down to each other. I...

Sacred Pools Spa and Ocean Club

Updated 2 months ago

Odd experience at Massage Envy -- Or am I wrong? - 17 Replies

If a client is ever uncomfortable during a massage, wants more or less pressure or certain areas avoided or worked more on, they should please speak...


Updated 2 months ago

Where Can I find shared massage room space in Jacksonville - 4 Replies

Do you have rooms available at this time to rent


Updated 2 months ago

Traveling abroad with massage - 67 Replies

[QUOTE who="andraya in Washington"]Hi, I am a massage therapist in Washington, USA but would like to move to Japan. Does anyone know how to get into...


Updated 2 months ago

Studying for MBLEx - 781 Replies

Does Daphna have 2018 version out yet? QUOTE who="callicallul in Palm Bay, Florida"]For those who are preparing to take the MBLEX I just heard...

Jolita Sakmanaite

Updated 2 months ago

What is a fair commission for your services when working in a city day spa? - 23 Replies

please do not forget the advertising costs to actually have enough clients and the branding of the business, client acquisition is the most expensive...


Updated 3 months ago

Real Massage Income - 9 Replies

This is quite interesting, I WORKED for a massage franchise and was paid 17% commission based. Management took the rest. No 401k, sick days, PTO. ...

Brian Miller

Updated 3 months ago

Questions about Massage Therapy Career?? - 5 Replies

Looking for lady over 18 interested in going through the Florida Department of Health sponsored Apprenticeship program here in Fort Lauderdale. Earn...


Massage therapist

Hello, Im in Vancouver BC Canada and thinking about taking RMT course. but i also consider taking in other province - l’d like to say Ontario. So...


Updated 3 months ago

Massage Therapy in the Virgin Islands US - 4 Replies

Hi! I am moving from Connecticut to St. John I’m october! I have been a working and licensed therapist for 5 years. I was hoping that you could give...

massagevet in Houston, Texas

Updated 4 months ago

Licensed Massage Therapists - What Should Pay Be For First Job?!?!? - 3 Replies

I just got my license for massage therapy in Tennessee. I applied to a local Dayspa in a ritzy area of town. This dayspa won the people choice award...

disgruntledMT in Indiana

Updated 4 months ago

Getting discouraging info about massage career - 96 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...

Lyhoap@*****.*** in Seattle, Washington

Updated 5 months ago

cruise ship jobs - 1891 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?


Updated 5 months ago

Should I start a career in massage therapy? - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="StarSkipper in Georgia"]I’ve been doing a lot of reaearch into massage therapy as a potential career. I’ve even gone so far as to apply...

Mallory in Berkeley, California

California Certified Massage Therapists successfully licensed in Ohio?

Hello, I am currently at National Holistic Institute for their Core program in Massage Therapy. The program is 800 credit hours, 10 months long,...

achoo in Solon, Ohio

Updated 5 months ago

Laws regarding home massage office in Ohio? - 5 Replies

Hi everyone! I'm applying to the MT program at Tri-C in Cleveland and I'm hoping to make a go of a career as a LMT. I would love to work out of my...

Juan Valdez in Katy, Texas

Updated 6 months ago

Massage Heights - 14 Replies

I just got my license to be a massage therapist, and I am looking for a job. I remembered at my school they mention Massage Envy and Massage Heights,...

Bombshell in Forney, Texas

Massage tables

Hello. I just started school for massage therapy and would like to ask experienced therapists what the best massage table to purchase is, and what...

Lynn in Dallas, Texas

Updated 6 months ago

Why so few male Massage Therapists? - 75 Replies

Why are only approx 20% massage therapists male? I am a 50 year old male thinking about getting into the profession and I'm wondering if there's a...

Arc The Lad in Houston, Texas

Updated 6 months ago

Polite way to ask for tips - 24 Replies I work in a chiropractor's office doing massages. The Dr. and I are trying to come up with a creative way to let the clients know that the...

Galtex in Bayonne, New Jersey

Updated 6 months ago

Here's how to put Massage Envy out of business. - 44 Replies

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

Fit Soul in Irvine, California

Best Massage Therapist School in OC - Irvine area

I welcome opinions and feedback, not only for a great massage school to obtain license and education, but a school with integrity and follow through...

EnvyLMT in Melbourne, Florida

Updated 7 months ago

What do therapists feel are appropriate times scheduled between massages for a therapist? - 8 Replies

I am curious as to what other therapists think are appropriate times to set aside between appointments for recovery of your hands, charting, billing,...

Mochie33 in Bedford, Ohio

Massage Therapist in a Medical setting

Are there any massage therapist that started off in a medical setting after graduating? If so how did you get into that field and did you take any...

Meeta in Stamford, Connecticut

Updated 7 months ago

How long does it take to receive your NJ State Certification after you mail everything in??? - 2 Replies

I'm in the process of applying for my NJ State Certification and was wondering how long it will take to receive it after I mail everything in? Does...

Selena in Arlington, Texas

Updated 7 months ago

Mblex study partner needed ASAP - 1 Reply

Hey everyone, My name is Jemila...I an preparing to take the MBLEX. I plan to take it by February. I am looking for someone that is serious about...

Selena in Arlington, Texas

Updated 7 months ago

Taking MBLEX soon Looking for a study partner In the area/ over the phone or IM/Skype - 25 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...

Mochie33 in Bedford, Ohio

Business Fundamentals For Massage Therapist

I'm currently a student of Cleveland Institute of Medical Massage Therapy and for a homework assignement me have to ask a successful business owner...


Updated 8 months ago

Forum for Massage Therapy - 4 Replies

Hi. You can find some med info here as well

Missneifa2u in Tualatin, Oregon

Updated 8 months ago

soon to be taking my exam(NCBTMB) to acquire my license! and need insight. - 773 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...

Yvonne in Woodland Park, Colorado

Updated 8 months ago

How do you prevent BOREDOM? - 142 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...

Jadetoni1 in Levittown, Pennsylvania

Updated 9 months ago

I need the help of some Massage Therapists!!! - 8 Replies

I am currently trying to get into a program to get money to attend school to become a Massage Therapist. I need anyone who is currently working in...

Maria in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Updated 11 months ago

Want to Become a Massage Therapist - 185 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...

disgruntledMT in Indiana

Updated 12 months ago

Lmt needs career advice - 1 Reply

I've only been an lmt for two years, I hate it so much. Every time someone says "you do massages?? You must LOVE your job!" I seriously die a little...


Updated 13 months 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...

Sarah Jakimczuk RMT in London, Ontario

Updated 13 months 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,...

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 14 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 14 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...

Maria in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 16 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

Fed up with massage forums in Honolulu, Hawaii

Updated 17 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...

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