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Author Archives: Maria Leonard, Network Dean of Massage Therapy

Even a Super Hero Needs a Massage Once in a While

So you think you are a super hero?  Well guess what, even super hero’s need to take a break sometimes. Many massage therapists and body workers are not very good about taking care of themselves. They either feel they are … Continue reading

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Tae Bo Expert Billy Blanks Receives Massage from Globe University Massage Graduate

Globe University massage graduate, Theresa Martin, got the opportunity to give a massage to Billy Blanks, Tae Bo® expert. Mr. Blanks was teaching two fitness classes at an event at Verona Middle School in Wisconsin.  Theresa was there performing free … Continue reading

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What are the best massages for Olympic Athletes and you?

Athletes receiving massage for aches and pains dates back to the first Olympic games.  After the games the athletes would take a dip in a hot bath, receive a massage and then take a dip in a cold bath.  Their muscles would feel less tense and they … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Go Get a Massage!

Ok, I know it seems like the economy continues to suck more money out of our pockets and we don’t have a lot, if any disposable income, but my thought is spend your money on things that can make you … Continue reading

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Massage Therapy Alternatives to Giving Away Free Massages

When I first became a certified massage therapist I was offering free massages to everyone; my friends, my family, my neighbors, my hair stylist, the mail man and on and on… I just wanted to practice, practice, practice. At some point … Continue reading

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5 ways to know if your massage therapist is a professional

Have you ever received a massage and gone home feeling very unsatisfied with your treatment?  Unfortunately, the public doesn’t always know what is expected from a professional massage.  They may not know what to expect and leave thinking they may … Continue reading

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What happened to listening to your massage client’s needs?

Be warned, this blog entry is long and it is going to contain some editorializing. This isn’t something I normally do, however I feel I have the responsibility to talk about my recent experience at a very well-known spa in Edina, Minnesota. As … Continue reading

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