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Updated 6 days ago

Polite way to ask for tips - 25 Replies

[QUOTE who="Alexis In San Diego Ca in New York, New York"] I work in a chiropractor's office doing massages. The Dr. and I are trying to come...


Updated 11 days ago

Odd experience at Massage Envy -- Or am I wrong? - 18 Replies

I agree with you. I've been practising massage since 2004, and I've never heard of scratching or pressing on knee cap. I think you can totally expect...


Updated 11 days ago

A warning for anyone considering massage as a career option - 133 Replies

[QUOTE who="thebodyworker in Seattle, Washington"]No bodymechanics is only half of it- the other is getting regular WEEKLY massage yourself,...


Updated 21 days ago

Internationally Massage Qualifications - 240 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 22 days ago

What is a fair commission for your services when working in a city day spa? - 31 Replies

I also want to add that they have to provide some sort of compensation even if you are Envy I know they pay the commission rate OR...


Updated 1 month ago

Best Massage Forum? - 12 Replies

I have used this classified website several times and they actually have a category for Massage. They even have a review section as well where you...


Updated 1 month ago

Studying for MBLEx - 783 Replies

[QUOTE who="Youcandoit in Detroit, Michigan"]I recently took the MBLEX and passed. I am terrible at taking tests but I made sure I gave myself a...


Updated 1 month ago

Real Massage Income - 10 Replies

I agree fully. I work 5 days 5 hours a day and make no more then 15$ in spa setting. 2-3 clt per day and lots expected from you to go above to please...


Updated 1 month ago

soon to be taking my exam(NCBTMB) to acquire my license! and need insight. - 775 Replies

In my opinion, it would also be a good idea to try to find a few online practice quizzes/exams (since you have already reviewed everything via your...

Tadams333 in Voorheesville, New York

Updated 2 months ago

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

I just turned 47 and I am considering taking a course in message therapy. I am very much interested in natural health and would love to be able to...

tahoetruckee in El Dorado Hills, California

Updated 2 months ago

Massage Therapist Union - 193 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...

Tharris80 in Whitecourt, Alberta

Updated 2 months ago

Advice on starting massage therapy program in Canada - 179 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...

HereNow in Frostproof, Florida

Updated 2 months ago

Poll: What would you be if you werent a Massage Therapist? - 28 Replies

Also, what do you do with your spare time?

Mea12 in Long Island City, New York

Updated 2 months ago

Requirements for massage in San Diego? - 52 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...


Updated 3 months ago

Insurance work - 20 Replies

Does anyone do insurance work? How does that work? Can LMTs accept insurance or do we have to go thru a chiro? How much does it pay? Is it worth...

Barbara Radle in Austin, Texas

Updated 5 months ago

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

I am very surprised to find so much negativity about Massage Therapy on this forum. I am 2 months into a clinical massage therapy program in Chicago...

446177 in Vancouver, Washington

Updated 5 months ago

Massage Carears Coming to an end!! - 39 Replies

I wrote once before about this and was suprised by the feedback. If you haven't been following the health reform debates and your a massage...

Xtreme in Jacksonville, Florida

Updated 5 months ago

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

I have my own mobile practice but I would like to start seeing clients in a more centralized location. I would be able to see more clients rather...

Mindy in Aurora, Colorado

Updated 5 months ago

Traveling abroad with massage - 67 Replies

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

Brian Miller in Pompano Beach, Florida

Updated 6 months ago

Questions about Massage Therapy Career?? - 5 Replies

Hi, everyone! I'm new here and I'm interested in becoming a massage therapist. I have a few questions before spending thousands of dollars for school...


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...

Lindsaymsavo in Milford, Connecticut

Updated 6 months ago

Massage Therapy in the Virgin Islands US - 4 Replies

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...

massagevet in Houston, Texas

Updated 7 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 7 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 8 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?

disgruntledMT in Indiana

Updated 8 months ago

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

I’ve been doing a lot of reaearch into massage therapy as a potential career. I’ve even gone so far as to apply to a local schools, but there are...

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 9 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 9 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 9 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...

Galtex in Bayonne, New Jersey

Updated 9 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 10 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 10 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 11 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 11 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...

Bettyt in Warminster, Pennsylvania

Updated 11 months ago

Forum for Massage Therapy - 4 Replies

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

Yvonne in Woodland Park, Colorado

Updated 11 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 12 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 14 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 15 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...

disgruntledMT in Indiana

Updated 16 months ago

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

I've taken my time and interviewed with spas and doctor's offices alike. I'm looking to work part-time but wanted to know on an average (if you work...

Sarah Jakimczuk RMT in London, Ontario

Updated 16 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 17 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 18 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 19 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...

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