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Author Archives: Maria Leonard, Network Dean of Massage Therapy

5 Types of Money-related Stress and How to Manage That Stress

Some of the most difficult stress a person can deal with revolves around money issues. Included below is a list of five money-related stresses you may encounter. I am sure most of us have encountered at least one of these in … Continue reading

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Massage Isn’t Just for Egyptian Queens

According to ancient documentation, Egyptian Queen Isis used massage for health and healing. From October 21-25 we will be celebrating the 16th annual National Massage Therapy Awareness Week (NMTAW).   Every year during NMTAW the massage therapy industry educates the public about … Continue reading

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Massage Therapy at the Airport Why Didn’t I Think of That?

Have you ever been laid over in the airport with lots of time to spare? Or have you run to make a flight only to find out that your flight was delayed? If you have flown recently I am sure … Continue reading

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5 Signs that Your Massage Client May Have a Problem other Than Tight Muscles

Should I say anything?  Many massage therapists ask themselves this question when they come across a concerning lump or skin abnormality on a massage client.  As a health care provider I believe it is our duty to let people know … Continue reading

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Massaging for Free May Help You Get New Clients

I came across an article that discusses the topic of massaging and blogging for free to gain exposure.  The article discusses how The Huffington Post “hires” bloggers to be “citizen jounalists” and blog for free for the their newspaper and in-turn they … Continue reading

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5 Reasons the Geriatric Population Should be Receiving Massage Therapy

As people age our bodies become more fragile, we slow down and sometimes it takes a little bit longer for us to find the right words.  This is an inevitable part of aging, however with a little massage therapy some or … Continue reading

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Massage Therapist Shortage

Have you heard the gossip?  The word is out that we don’t have enough qualified massage therapists to fill the available massage and body work jobs across the country.  Well this isn’t gossip, it is true! I just performed a search on … Continue reading

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