How to Open a Private Massage Therapy Practice

Career Planning, Health, Massage Therapy
Simple Steps to Success in Massage Therapy Massage therapy has become mainstream and available everywhere in the US. Though the types of massage therapy varies, the steps for opening a private practice are straightforward. Complete an education in massage therapy. You must learn how to perform at least one type of massage therapy as well as learn the protocols for offering massage therapy in a clinical setting. Become a licensed massage therapist. Nearly all US states and territories require licensure for people to practice massage therapy. Passing the examination also allows you to call yourself a "licensed massage therapist." Select a location. The structure must be zoned for commercial use, so check with your local municipality. Ideally, your location should have a waiting area, public restroom, and private changing area/massage…
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How to Become a Successful Massage Therapist

Career Planning, Health, Massage Therapy
                    Massage Therapist Aptitude and Education Are Key Massage therapist as a career can offer remunerative and rewarding employment. To become a successful massage therapist, you need to: Possess compassion and caring. In an intensely hands-on care giving role, a massage therapist must above all display empathy, balanced with professionalism. Patients expect the massage to provide relief for physical and emotional tension, yet receive this care in a clinical environment. Complete education in massage therapy. You need to learn the many techniques and at least one or more styles of massage therapy to effectively treat patients. The massage therapy school should allow students sufficient hands-in practice, as well as class work. The school should also focus on helping students pass the…
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