How Do Student Clinics Work in Massage Therapy?

There are probably some professions that require nothing but book knowledge and technical understanding – but many careers absolutely require field experience before a student can be certified to work professionally. Massage therapy is one of those fields. It’s true that a lot can be learned from books, videos, demonstrations and classroom settings, but becoming … Read more

Why Do Some Massage Therapists Fail?

By now you’re probably aware that the massage therapy industry is booming. This is true in the United States, and it’s true in many other parts of the world as well. As more and more people become attuned to the benefits of professional massage therapy, the industry naturally grows larger. The opportunities become bigger. Schools … Read more

How Much Training Should Massage Therapists Have?

Most adults have had some sort of professional massage therapy in their lifetime, whether it was a 90-minute deep tissue massage with hot stone therapy, or a 10-minute shoulder rub in a chair at the airport. Massage therapy comes in many different forms, modalities and time durations – but it’s safe to say that most … Read more