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The Future of Massage!
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IMHO the future of Massage Therapy is in the medical field. I was a Nurse for better part of 10yrs and have held some form of medical title for the past 21yrs, since joining this profession full time…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cassandra Cravens Dec 14, 2012.

North Carolina Laws on Massage & Minor Children?
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I'm currently working at a ME in NC and we had an issue regarding a minor child and a parent/guardian in the room. Here's the skinny;   We had a couples session scheduled for a Father & Son, now…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chance Ryan Nov 16, 2010.

POPULAR / GREAT MT SCHOOLS IN US?
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Hello all; I'm wanting to get a consensu from everyone on what are some of the most popular and well recieved Massage Therapy programs in the US, and what ones offer 1000hr programs? I give career…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Betty Schlesinger Jun 11, 2013.

What Are Some Great MT Trips to Take InCONUS or Abroad?
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I'm looking to travel to take CE's and wanting to get others input on some very memorable CE travels some may have had?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chance Ryan Oct 11, 2010.

 

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Betty Schlesinger replied to Chance Ryan's discussion POPULAR / GREAT MT SCHOOLS IN US?
"You need to do some research on the internet to get quality and market driven education in Massage Therapy "
Jun 11, 2013
Laura Garza replied to Chance Ryan's discussion Have Arrogant / Stubborn LMT's Created the Market for Massage Franchises?
"Coming from the IT Consulting field, "non-compete" contracts are common in many other businesses so  I have no issues with that.   Stealing clients in unethical, period.  One of the volunteer organizations that I work…"
Dec 23, 2012
Laura Garza replied to Chance Ryan's discussion Have Arrogant / Stubborn LMT's Created the Market for Massage Franchises?
"You made some good points.  I am a recent career changer.  In the past when I was working my desk job, I had 2 LMTs that I loved but they were flaky and not always available when I needed a massage.  And I can't tell you how many…"
Dec 23, 2012
Relax & Rejuvenate replied to Chance Ryan's discussion Have Arrogant / Stubborn LMT's Created the Market for Massage Franchises?
"Gina, you have crossed over to complete lunacy. Can you even comprehend the ENGLISH language?   You claim Estee Lauder hires unlicensed cosmetologist, based on their ad listing you posted.   Did you bother to read it?  This ad was…"
Dec 21, 2012
Jody mckenzie replied to Chance Ryan's discussion Have Arrogant / Stubborn LMT's Created the Market for Massage Franchises?
"honestly, i like it when the industry decides what price to charge.  If your in a city where the norm is 80 bucks, then charge in around 80, some places it's 50 then charge that.  I think the market is very good at deciding what to…"
Dec 20, 2012
Gina A. Liccardo replied to Chance Ryan's discussion Have Arrogant / Stubborn LMT's Created the Market for Massage Franchises?
"Whatever you say Conan, although you might want to have a look under job description qualifications for Estee Lauder at this link: http://www.vault.com/survey/occupational/Estee-Lauder-2380.html I'll be sure to print it out for when that…"
Dec 20, 2012
Relax & Rejuvenate replied to Chance Ryan's discussion Have Arrogant / Stubborn LMT's Created the Market for Massage Franchises?
"Gina, your lack of comprehension and math skills are staggering   As stated before, our therapists average 3 or 4 services during their nine hour day, which includes a 1 hour meal break and 30 minutes between clients.  A much more likely…"
Dec 19, 2012
Therese Schwartz replied to Chance Ryan's discussion Have Arrogant / Stubborn LMT's Created the Market for Massage Franchises?
"R&R posted about his MBA as an answer to my question about his education and experience.  It was not intended to be an actual part of this thread.  I'm going to see if he'll friend me (and do the same with other people that I…"
Dec 19, 2012
Gina A. Liccardo replied to Chance Ryan's discussion Have Arrogant / Stubborn LMT's Created the Market for Massage Franchises?
"Actually you are the one that brought up percentage when you said, that you pay  your therapists 35% of the cost of service.  Now if you pay them $45 a service then that works out to over $120 for the service, meanwhile you are going on…"
Dec 19, 2012
Gina A. Liccardo replied to Chance Ryan's discussion Have Arrogant / Stubborn LMT's Created the Market for Massage Franchises?
"The problem stems from the schools, who are encouraging their new grads to work for these places because they are getting kickbacks from franchises like ME.    Didn't you say you pay your employees $45/hr?  I pay my contractors…"
Dec 19, 2012
Relax & Rejuvenate replied to Chance Ryan's discussion Have Arrogant / Stubborn LMT's Created the Market for Massage Franchises?
"Gina, thanks for continuing to make all of my points for me. Not sure what you are arguing about or whom with     Do you ever tired of being wrong? I guess if you continue to assume what other's motives and thoughts are, you must be…"
Dec 19, 2012
Maryshka replied to Chance Ryan's discussion Have Arrogant / Stubborn LMT's Created the Market for Massage Franchises?
"Einstein said it best... What's the definition of insanity? Doing the same thing over and over expecting different results. If franchises are gouging the MT pay rates, the potential need may arise for MTs to struggle to make ends meet, may…"
Dec 18, 2012
Gina A. Liccardo replied to Chance Ryan's discussion Have Arrogant / Stubborn LMT's Created the Market for Massage Franchises?
"Great point Maryshka.  I was very lucky.  I had a mentor in school who prepared me and taught me about my worth but many don't especially nowadays when the franchises are in bed with the schools.  Novices end up being the…"
Dec 18, 2012
Maryshka replied to Chance Ryan's discussion Have Arrogant / Stubborn LMT's Created the Market for Massage Franchises?
"That may or may not be true if a client is new to massage. Someone new (i.e. novice) to massage is happy to get anything a massage therapist gives them for the novice doesn't know any better but the massage therapist does, and doing a mediocre…"
Dec 18, 2012
Gina A. Liccardo replied to Chance Ryan's discussion Have Arrogant / Stubborn LMT's Created the Market for Massage Franchises?
"Me too! Think of all the back and forth posts that could have been avoided if R&R just admitted up front that he pays his therapists a good pay rate of $45/hr but still thinks businesses like ME can pay what they choose,like most on…"
Dec 18, 2012
Therese Schwartz replied to Chance Ryan's discussion Have Arrogant / Stubborn LMT's Created the Market for Massage Franchises?
"LOL - yeah, forgot that I could just say what I needed to!  Good point.  I was trying to buffer my comments - have been taught to say something positive in every situation.  Not necessary when dealing with people who are OK with being…"
Dec 18, 2012

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Which modalities do you practice?
Swedish Massage, Integrative Massage, Reflexology, Hot Stone, Sports Massage, Myofascial Release, Chair Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Shiatsu, Trigger Point Therapy, Thai/Thai Yoga Massage, Medical Massage, Esalen Therapeutic Massage

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At 3:58pm on October 11, 2010, Darcy Neibaur said…
Chance you cannot talk to Julie. Don't even try. I was warned early on about her. Do not respond to her stuff it is useless
At 5:26am on September 24, 2010, Travis Alligood said…
Hi Chance !
At 8:19pm on September 23, 2010, Darcy Neibaur said…
Welcome Chance
 
 
 

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