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Jeremy Murray
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  • Saint Petersburg, FL
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Being a male massage therapist?
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I am planning on massage school in August and am wondering if I will have a hard time finding a job as a male. I've heard males work more in Dr's offices and less in spas due to females being the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andre'Cross LMT,CNMT May 11.

 

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Andre'Cross LMT,CNMT replied to Jeremy Murray's discussion Being a male massage therapist?
"There is significant truth to gender preference. In spa settings the perception is more pampering focused. In medical settings the perceptions are less pampering focused and more wellness/rehab focused. "
May 11
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Jeremy Murray's discussion Being a male massage therapist?
May 8
Pueppi Texas replied to Jeremy Murray's discussion Being a male massage therapist?
"Hi Mattias, Could you take a little time to help the OP with some info on how your friends became successful MT's, how many is "a lot", where they may be located on the globe (what country) and what is considered to be a…"
May 8
Mattias Crispién replied to Jeremy Murray's discussion Being a male massage therapist?
"Not true. I have alot of male friends that is a successful massage therapist."
May 8
Jeremy Murray replied to Jeremy Murray's discussion Being a male massage therapist?
"thank you!"
May 5
Pueppi Texas replied to Jeremy Murray's discussion Being a male massage therapist?
"Hi Jeremy,This sub-forum at BWOL is full of info dedicated to and by many male MT's: Massage - The Male Practitioner's Perspective , and may be useful. I am a female therapist, but I can help you out a little as my husband is an MT as…"
May 5
medicine turtle replied to Jeremy Murray's discussion Being a male massage therapist?
"it not easy being a  male massage therapist i think it easyer to start your own massage practice medicine turtle cherokee"
May 3
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Jeremy Murray's discussion Being a male massage therapist?
"I am a successful male massage therapist. What I said, is the truth."
May 2
Morgan Arnold replied to Jeremy Murray's discussion Being a male massage therapist?
"Totally wrong . I can give you hundreds of examples of sucessful male massage therapist. There are variety of massage therapy like Acupuncture Yonge & Eglinton, Hot Stone massage, Reiki, tuina Massage etc. If you are expert in massage therapy…"
May 2
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Jeremy Murray's discussion Being a male massage therapist?
"I forgot one thing. The client that didn't want a male massage therapist, is a massage therapist."
Apr 29
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Jeremy Murray's discussion Being a male massage therapist?
"Today, two women came in for massages. Once the one scheduled with me realized that she had a male therapist, ended up trading therapists with her friend that didn't care if she had a male or female. Anyway, if not a daily issue, it's a…"
Apr 29
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Jeremy Murray's discussion Being a male massage therapist?
"It's all a long story. I've been doing this kind of work for 30 years. I was living in Hawaii when I was working in the chiropractic clinic. I worked in that clinic for ten years when the insurance companies decided to slash what they…"
Apr 28
Jeremy Murray replied to Jeremy Murray's discussion Being a male massage therapist?
"Why did you decide to go into spa from chiro?"
Apr 28
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Jeremy Murray's discussion Being a male massage therapist?
"It's true. I've worked in a spa for over twenty years. We have maybe ten therapists, and until recently, I was the only male therapist. When I first started working in the spa, my son lived with me, I made such small money that I had to…"
Apr 28
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Being a male massage therapist?

I am planning on massage school in August and am wondering if I will have a hard time finding a job as a male. I've heard males work more in Dr's offices and less in spas due to females being the preferred therapist. How much of this is true? See More
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