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JB Harding, III LMT A.A.S.
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Where should I go??
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I have been trying to find info on the best cities to go to to work as a Massage Therapist.  Currently I live in the Mid-West and jobs and opportunities here suck!  If you don't luck up and get a…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by JB Harding, III LMT A.A.S. Apr 17, 2010.

 

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"Hi JB and thanks for accepting. I am well, how are things with you? Look forward to connecting in the near future."
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"Thanks for the friend request. How are we?"
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JB Harding, III LMT A.A.S. replied to Kay's discussion Massage business in home
"I'm from St. Louis and irony know about all these regulations I'm reading. In the city you pretty much can set up to your availability. Its only when working in different municipalities that there is such regulations. You have to start…"
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JB Harding, III LMT A.A.S. replied to Ann Dunlap's discussion Drinking water after massage in the group Deep Tissue Massage Therapists
"I like your points you make.. We do need more research.. I been reading "Job's Body", and a lot of things in there stated has lead me to believe that there are a couple of myths that we need to really rally and disband... Like…"
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"Moving to Jacksonville, Florida in a couple of months, and I am looking for a little info on the massage industry in Jacksonville and surrounding cities. I have never been to Florida and taking a leap of faith and a great need for change of…"
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Integrative Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Hot Stone, Sports Massage, Pre-natal Pregnancy Massage, Chair Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Medical Massage

I am a Massage Therapist in the Saint Louis, Mo Bi State area. I graduated from an Associates program in Massage Therapy in August of 2009, passed the NCBTM and received my license in April 2009. My style of massage is a integration of modalities and my own personal take on muscle release. My philosophy,"Relieve, Relax, Rejuvenate."

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African Americans are coming to Touch!

It's interesting to me to see the many changes that is occuring in our industry; one of them the most being the number of African Americans that are in the industry or attending school for massage. When I first attended school back in 1998, there was only one other sista n the program. Once I attended my school I graduated from, the class was predominating African American. That made me feel real good about things.

We don't get too much exposure to massage in…
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Posted on March 8, 2010 at 10:02am — 5 Comments

So My Degree Means Nothing???

Let me first say, that if I mumble and ramble in this blog, excuse me. I am pretty upset about this and would like some feed back.

Now I work for a company where everything was all rosy in the beginning; offering better opportunities than the competition, which seemed to plan out at first. But as time has passed by, and this location has not been open for a year yet, the cons are beginning to show up. Anyone every working at companies like this always run into a problem with the front desk… Continue

Posted on February 4, 2010 at 9:48pm — 14 Comments

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At 9:28pm on February 21, 2011, Tanya Shyes said…
Hi JB and thanks for accepting. I am well, how are things with you? Look forward to connecting in the near future.
At 2:57pm on September 14, 2010, Victoria H. Brown said…
Hi JB - Thanks for the compliment on the website. Actually I did it in about an hour with the new templates that ABMP rolled out. Worth the price of the membership and THENSOME!!! Check it out! Let me know if you need any help navigating it... victoriabrown@massagetherapy.com

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At 1:27am on September 7, 2010, Fiona E. James said…
Hi JB, thanks for making the connection. Heading to FL huh?
At 9:24pm on September 1, 2010, Boris Prilutsky said…
Dear JB.
Thank you for joining my medical and sports massage group. I hope that our friendship will be pleasant and mutual beneficial. You welcome to initiate discussions, to post questions as well to answer on questions of others. I am planning constantly to be involved in discussions as well to post my articles and links to my videos. In such a case we will be able to exchange our knowledge. Meantime you welcome to view my video lessons as well to read a bit on the history of Russian medical and sports massage .if you will have any questions on the subjects please feel free to post it .I will be happy to reply .Using the opportunity would like to ask you to recommend my group to other practitioners. Up front thank you.
Best wishes.
Boris
At 5:00pm on September 1, 2010, Nancy Strand said…
JB - you said you're looking to move to FL. I am a FL LMT, only got my license in July and started working at a national chain on Aug 3rd. I am putting in this first year for the experience and the opportunity to work on a lot of clients. My location is fairly busy, although there is a "season" here and it will supposedly be getting much busier in the next month or so. I don't think there's any problem finding a job; it's an issue of the pay, which in my opinion is very low. On the plus side, everything is provided for you, including the clients, so I'm sure that's part of why the compensation is so low. As for African Americans, in my graduating class of 6 people, one was African American and she also works where I work. In the next class of 6, two are African American (again both women). They have 27 therapists (or so) on staff where I work, of which only two are African American. I've never heard of any problems with the therapists I know regarding race, but that doesn't mean it's not out there. Anyway, over all, I think you could get a job(s) here but the economy in general is very bad in this region (SW FL). I wish you luck in your search for a better situation.
At 4:06pm on September 1, 2010, Cami Sutton said…
I started having them in my home until they grew too big. They are so much fun!! Plus, I can see who is in the industry when it's time for me to hire.
At 4:03pm on September 1, 2010, Gloria Coppola said…
Aloha JB
See you December at the Healing Arts Center for Lomi lomi :)
At 12:23pm on February 5, 2010, David J Otto said…
Hey JB! Thanks for friending me here - we'll be in touch :D
At 6:06pm on February 4, 2010, Mike Hinkle said…
Glad you are here! Please participate in this discussion when you can! Thanks!
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At 9:08am on February 3, 2010, Marissa said…
Welcome to the community!
 
 
 

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