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Attract Clients with Sports Massage Taping

As a sports massage therapist, you know weekly sessions with your clients aren’t always enough to soothe the aches and pains of the high school athlete or weekend warrior. But by adding a cost-effective component, such as sports massage taping, to your practice, you can simulate your healing methods to span the intervals between scheduled […]

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EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week is July 14-20

Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) will celebrate its award-winning, 19th annual EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week from Sunday, July 14, through Saturday, July 20. ABMP members nationwide are invited to hold grassroots events in their communities, including offering massage to those who may not normally experience massage therapy. The national event is designed to […]

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How to Get Repeat Massage Clients

While getting new clients is a key component to growing your massage business, it can also be the most time intensive and expensive. To get new customers in the door, you have to make them aware you exist, gain their trust, convince them to make a first appointment with a therapist they don’t know and […]

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Global Massage Business Concepts, Innovation and Developments for Beauty Salons and Spas

From Cleopatra to Coco Chanel; the world of health and beauty is an ever changing multicultural melting pot creating new secrets of rejuvenation, relaxation, ancient meet modern ritual and techniques. The Concept: From the mineral rasul mud experience with heated seats, star lights, warm steam and warm hydro shower to the Dry flotation experience. Many […]

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National Massage Therapy Awareness Week

I’ve been in this field for more than eight years now and I can’t imagine doing anything else!  I’ve been able to take my job around the world,” says AMTA member Amber Briggle, who recently participated in AMTA’s National Massage Therapy Awareness Week…and saw her business grow! Read Amber’s story below.   What led you […]

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The Effects of Massage on Depression

A research review of massage for depression has found “massage therapy is significantly associated with alleviated depressive symptoms,” its authors say. Researchers from the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, systematically investigated the treatment effects of massage therapy in depressed people by incorporating data from recent studies, according to a press release […]

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CBS News Reports : In a recession, do 4-year colleges make sense?

  Republicans and Democrats in Congress on Wednesday struck a deal to keep the interest rate on government-subsidized student loans at 3.4 percent. Millions rely on those loans to pay for college, but a growing number of high school graduates have decided that it makes more sense to skip college altogether. In central Pennsylvania, the […]

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