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Give us your elevator speech! How do you convince someone to book a session?
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We want to hear how YOU convince someone you just met that they should book a massage or bodywork session, all in less than a minute.Post your best elevator speech below, and it might be featured in…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gordon J. Wallis Apr 14.

What conditions have you seen most this year in your clients?
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Post your answers in the comments below, and they might be featured in an upcoming issue of Massage & Bodywork magazine!Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Neal Lyons Apr 9.

Massage Coalition Releases Statement on Entry-Level Analysis Project (ELAP)
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Read the statement here:…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gary W Addis, LMT Feb 11.

 

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Gordon J. Wallis replied to Abram Herman's discussion Give us your elevator speech! How do you convince someone to book a session?
"I've been doing massage for thirty years now.. And what I have found that works really good, and I only discovered this withing the last two years, are testimonials.  I don't need to talk very much.. For instance.. If i see someone in…"
Apr 14
Neal Lyons replied to Abram Herman's discussion What conditions have you seen most this year in your clients?
"We just did a recent survey on this with the following results: Therapists say the following are the most common: shoulder, neck, lower back and rotator cuffs. They further classify these in two categories, those who work…"
Apr 9
Rachel Beider replied to Abram Herman's discussion Give us your elevator speech! How do you convince someone to book a session?
"My introductory speech is often directed at an individual when I notice that they are doing the typical "shoulder pain squeeze" in public: rubbing their upper traps, or trying to stretch their neck. If you see someone already in pain,…"
Apr 7
Rachel Beider replied to Abram Herman's discussion What conditions have you seen most this year in your clients?
"This year I've seen a lot of office-related injuries, ranging from carpal tunnel syndrome, to lateral epicondylitis and extensor pain due to mousing around on the computer and typing with a keyboard. Clients seem to be experiencing a lot of…"
Apr 7
Brian Vaughan replied to Abram Herman's discussion What conditions have you seen most this year in your clients?
"The bulk of mine are Interscapular, shoulders and neck. Not only office workers but tradies too. They are amazed at how tight their shoulders are especially working TrPs and the lack of pressure required for a hit. But as Therese stated it is always…"
Apr 6
Therese Schwartz replied to Abram Herman's discussion Give us your elevator speech! How do you convince someone to book a session?
"This may sound strange, but I actually don't try to convince people to book.  I tell them what I do and give them a few examples of people I've been able to make a big difference to.  It's my philosophy that I can't…"
Apr 3
Therese Schwartz replied to Abram Herman's discussion What conditions have you seen most this year in your clients?
"The ones I see the most I can categorize as lower back/hip/sciatica (those are very prevalent!), and neck/headache issues.  It's amazing how many people have had significant trauma (car accidents for example) and do the best they can to…"
Apr 3
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Give us your elevator speech! How do you convince someone to book a session?

We want to hear how YOU convince someone you just met that they should book a massage or bodywork session, all in less than a minute.Post your best elevator speech below, and it might be featured in an upcoming issue of Massage & Bodywork magazine!See More
Mar 27
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What conditions have you seen most this year in your clients?

Post your answers in the comments below, and they might be featured in an upcoming issue of Massage & Bodywork magazine!See More
Mar 24
Neal Lyons replied to Abram Herman's discussion Why is it important to keep learning after you've graduated?
"not sure if you are still looking for contributions to your story. for me, learning is a lifelong process. if you stop learning, you might as well stop living. this is not just the case with massage, but in general. specifically as it applies to…"
Mar 2
Kay Warren replied to Abram Herman's discussion Why is it important to keep learning after you've graduated?
"when you come out of school, you think you know a thing or two, but you're really very green. Cont Ed helps you develop your skills as a therapist so you can better serve your clients. It gives you access to other professionals and how they…"
Mar 2
Gary W Addis, LMT replied to Abram Herman's discussion Massage Coalition Releases Statement on Entry-Level Analysis Project (ELAP)
"Maybe not enough.  But, sadly, the cost for that education will be upwards of $25,000..in student loans, because who has that much lying around.  No offense to those who entered the profession thru a 100-hr course-- the best massage I ever…"
Feb 11
Abram Herman replied to Abram Herman's discussion Massage Coalition Releases Statement on Entry-Level Analysis Project (ELAP)
"Yep, that was the recommendation! The final report just came out yesterday (what I posted above was only the coalition support statement), and is availabel at www.elapmassage.org "
Feb 11
Gary W Addis, LMT replied to Abram Herman's discussion Massage Coalition Releases Statement on Entry-Level Analysis Project (ELAP)
"thanks ,Abram.  Email today (?) gave the new hrs standard as 625?"
Feb 10
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Feb 4

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Hello, and welcome to Massage and Bodywork Professionals! I'm Abram, and I'm the Social Media Coordinator for Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP).

I manage our online communities on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and of course here on massageprofessionals.com.

For more info about ABMP and how we can help you to create a successful practice, please visit us at www.abmp.com, or call one of our friendly Membership Coordinators at 800-458-2267 (and if you'd like to reach me personally, my extension is 635).

I look forwarding to connecting with you! Please feel free to get in touch with me if I can ever be of assistance: abram@abmp.com

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At 10:40am on April 16, 2013, Therese Schwartz said…

Hey Abram,

Sorry to take so long to get to this.  It's been nuts around here!

Thanks for the friend request!

Therese

At 2:48pm on May 18, 2012, Therese Schwartz said…

That's great - thanks!  She'll be happy!

At 1:18pm on May 18, 2012, Therese Schwartz said…

Hi Abram,  I was really excited to see my comments about masseuse/masseur printed in M&BW!  I am curious - do you know what the circulation numbers are?  I'm going to send a copy of the article to my grandma and I'd love to be able to tell her how many people get the magazine!  Thanks!

At 3:30pm on April 3, 2012, Taffie Lewis said…

Welcome Abram!  Any advice on getting conversation going with this group would be great! 

At 1:03pm on January 6, 2012, Jennifer Schacher LMT said…

Thanks!  Glad I found it!

At 12:22pm on August 16, 2011, Lisa Gillispie said…
Thanks Abram - glad to be here!
 
 
 

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