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Cindy Iwlew
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  • Battle Creek, MI
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Massage Without Borders

A non profit organization created for MT's Helping MT's.Answering the call of an Angel after hurricane Sandy, a group of MT's led by Massage Pro C.E. owner Gloria Coppola came together to help our colleagues who lost their equipment in the storm.Our mission is to help our colleagues during  times of disaster for their immediate and temporary needs. Ex. Massage tables, food gift cards. Our future plan is to also offer Free education for conscious touch to survivors and disaster relief massage…See More
Feb 21, 2013
Cindy Iwlew posted a blog post

Tips to Focus Your Marketing

After my recent post on The Worst Thing I Ever Did For My Massage Business, a fellow therapist asked me to elaborate on how I got my "in" with the large corporation in my town.For starters, I didn't approach the company itself.  In fact, they already have a massage therapist on contract in their fitness center (offering chair massage only).  But I happen to know that a lot of…See More
Jul 26, 2012
Cindy Iwlew posted a blog post

Summer Add-Ons

The hot weather has arrived!  I read a recent discussion on Facebook about using hot stones during the warm weather months... while some therapists may choose to stop using hot stones in the summer, you could add in some "cooling" add-ons for your clients.   Read the entire blog post at Bodywork Buddy...See More
Jul 16, 2012
Cindy Iwlew posted a blog post

Create a Mobile Friendly Website

Notice how everyone is doing everything from their phones?  This includes visiting your massage website.  Is your website mobile friendly? Here's a video tutorial on how to create a mobile version of your website for FREE.  (There's also a paid version - very reasonably priced - if you prefer some of the extras like click-to-call and ad-free.)  Sure beats hiring a professional for $500+ to create a mobile site for you! Visit the…See More
Jun 22, 2012
Cindy Iwlew commented on Cindy Iwlew's blog post Create Free Massage Brochures With ABMP
"Hi Abram, Thanks for the reminder on the newsletter generator - I will likely have a post in the future on that awesome feature as well! Thank you and all of the ABMP staff for all you do - it is much appreciated! "
May 30, 2012
Cindy Iwlew posted blog posts
May 30, 2012
Teresa Avelar commented on Cindy Iwlew's blog post Massage Pin-Spiration
"great post, thanks!"
May 30, 2012
Cindy Iwlew's blog post was featured

Massage Pin-Spiration

Living Earth Crafts recently wrote a blog post entitled Get Inspired.  So I thought I would share my favorite place for inspiration: Pinterest.  I find inspiration for everything from decorating my massage studio to lacing up my running shoes...it's a guilty pleasure that, to be honest, I don't feel much guilt about!  …See More
May 25, 2012
Cindy Iwlew posted a blog post

Massage Pin-Spiration

Living Earth Crafts recently wrote a blog post entitled Get Inspired.  So I thought I would share my favorite place for inspiration: Pinterest.  I find inspiration for everything from decorating my massage studio to lacing up my running shoes...it's a guilty pleasure that, to be honest, I don't feel much guilt about!  …See More
May 25, 2012
Cindy Iwlew posted a blog post

Learn How to Customize Marketing Posters

Last week I shared 6 Free Marketing Posters for you to use on your website and Facebook page.  While the photos look fine on their own, I've left some space in some of them for you to add your own contact information. To do this, you will first need some type of imaging software.  There's a great site where you can download free software: Ninite.com.Visit the…See More
May 23, 2012
Cindy Iwlew posted a blog post

Powerful Ways to Show Appreciation to Your Clients

This recent blog post from Massage Table Outlet about the value of connections got me thinking how important it is to connect with our clients.  A great way to do this is to show appreciation to them.  After all, if it weren't for our clients, where would we be?Here's a few simple ways to make your clients feel appreciated - which will also help to deepen the connection between you:…See More
May 21, 2012
Cindy Iwlew commented on Cindy Iwlew's blog post I Find Your Lack of Massage Music Disturbing
"Also - with my speakers - I put one in my waiting room and one in my massage room, so the music matches and flows as you walk through the studio. :-)"
May 18, 2012
Cindy Iwlew commented on Cindy Iwlew's blog post I Find Your Lack of Massage Music Disturbing
"@ Robin - I love these speakers because all you do is plug them in - no wiring!  (I'm all about that!) lol I have found that I can't put them just anywhere in my room - at certain places, they seem to pick up some interference and get…"
May 18, 2012
Robin Byler Thomas commented on Cindy Iwlew's blog post I Find Your Lack of Massage Music Disturbing
"Thanks for the links Cindy. Except for the Darth Vader mix, I enjoyed them :). I've been downloading my music to an old IPOD my son gave me and looking for speakers. These wireless look great."
May 18, 2012
Daniel Cohen commented on Cindy Iwlew's blog post I Find Your Lack of Massage Music Disturbing
"I don't use music. Find it to distracting. I listen and teach my clients to listen to the rhythm of their body. If I come for a massage would you mind turning off the spa sounds so I can relax to the rhythm of your hands and my body? It is all…"
May 18, 2012
Cindy Iwlew posted a blog post

I Find Your Lack of Massage Music Disturbing

I'm one of those people who needs to constantly be changing my massage music.  It keeps me from going crazy.  Well... for the most part.One of my favorite tools is Free Nature Sounds.  I can add rain and thunder, crashing ocean waves, bubbling brook or any other imaginable sound to my current massage music.Mix & match, create your…See More
May 18, 2012

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What is your website?
www.bodyworkbuddy.com / www.bodyworkbydesign.net
Which modalities do you practice?
Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Hot Stone, Thai/Thai Yoga Massage

I teach continuing education workshops in Battle Creek, Michigan for Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy. Discover the art of barefoot massage - your clients will love it and so will your body! Introducing a new class: Ashi-Thai. find out more at www.bodyworkbydesign.net or the founder's site www.deepfeet.com. I'm also the co-owner of Bodywork Buddy - an easy to use, online based massage software system. Visit www.bodyworkbuddy.com for more information, or find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/bodyworkbuddy.

Cindy Iwlew's Blog

Tips to Focus Your Marketing

After my recent post on The Worst Thing I Ever Did For My Massage Business, a fellow therapist asked me to elaborate on how I got my "in" with the large corporation in my town.





For starters, I didn't approach the company itself.  In fact, they already have a massage therapist on contract in their fitness center (offering…

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Posted on July 26, 2012 at 9:01am

Summer Add-Ons

The hot weather has arrived!  I read a recent discussion on Facebook about using hot stones during the warm weather months... while some therapists may choose to stop using hot stones in the summer, you could add in some "cooling" add-ons for your clients.  

 

Read the entire blog post at Bodywork Buddy...

Posted on July 16, 2012 at 7:01am

Create a Mobile Friendly Website

Notice how everyone is doing everything from their phones?  This includes visiting your massage website.  Is your website mobile friendly? 



Here's a video tutorial on how to create a mobile version of your website for FREE.  (There's also a paid version - very reasonably priced - if you prefer some of the extras like click-to-call and ad-free.)  Sure beats hiring a professional for $500+ to create a mobile site for…

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Posted on June 22, 2012 at 7:34am

Pillowcase Trick

Here's a little trick I use if I don't have ponytail holders, or if my client's hair is medium length - too short for ponytails, but long enough to be in my way during their massage.



It's also a great way to…

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Posted on May 30, 2012 at 6:15am

Create Free Massage Brochures With ABMP

Are you a member of Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals? Did you know your membership includes an awesome ability to create beautiful brochures for your massage business?



After logging in to your account on ABMP.com, hover over the Marketing Center tab, then click Client Brochures (customized).  You can then add your own contact info in the lines provided, and upload your own logo.



There…

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Posted on May 30, 2012 at 6:10am — 1 Comment

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At 8:03am on May 24, 2010, Amanda Bradford said…
I am SO excited for the July Ashiatsu class!! :) I have been hula-hooping and doing pull-ups daily lol
 
 
 

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