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Laura Garza
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  • Alexandria, VA
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What to do if not getting paid?
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I work for somebody as an independent so I'm 1099.  I have had an issue with the person not paying me in the past.  She started paying after a lot of complaining and seemed to be catching up.  Giving…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kay Warren Mar 2.

Pokerssage?
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Does anybody out there do seated massage in the poker section of casinos?   A casino close to me is hiring, just wanted to hear your experience. Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melisa Ryan Sep 7, 2013.

Has anybody petitioned for CEUs?

Hi All!  I'm  a RYT200 yoga teacher.  I had to take a few more CEUs for that certification so I took Yoga Anatomy and Alignment 2.  I found there was a lot of useful info for massage therapist - we…Continue

Started Feb 11, 2013

$12/hr in Washington, DC? Seriously?!?!
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I just received this email:"I am seeking a part time massage therapist to work at my spa located on Capitol Hill. I have sold over 600 gift certificates online within 7 days for a 50 minute…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Laura Garza Jan 29, 2013.

 

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Kay Warren replied to Laura Garza's discussion What to do if not getting paid?
"Small claims court is probably your nest option. If you're working for another medical professional, like a PT, or DC, or DO, send a copy of your demand for payment letter to their state board, and any professional organization they are members…"
Mar 2
Neal Lyons replied to Laura Garza's discussion What to do if not getting paid?
"Depending on the limit in your state, small claims court may be your best solution. You cannot deduct a loss in your taxes that has not tangibly occurred. In this case you lost your time and didn't get paid for it. This is not a deduction. But…"
Feb 23
Laura Garza posted a discussion

What to do if not getting paid?

I work for somebody as an independent so I'm 1099.  I have had an issue with the person not paying me in the past.  She started paying after a lot of complaining and seemed to be catching up.  Giving her the benefit of the doubt, I still continued to work for her.  I am now in the same situation and have not been paid in almost two months.Has anybody been in this situation?  I have told her I will not be working for her anymore as I cannot continue to work for tips only.   From my…See More
Feb 21
Laura Garza replied to Epiphany Hawkins's discussion Side lying position
"Side lying is great for hip work!  You can get to everything from there.  You may also have a client who cannot be prone or supine for comfort reasons (allergies/congestion, elderly, injury) so this is a good option."
Feb 21
Laura Garza replied to Keebra S.'s discussion Prenatal Course
"I took prenatal through My Learning Library.  It was useless so NOT recommended. "
Feb 21
Laura Garza replied to Courtney Smith's discussion Working in 2 states....is it even possible?
"I live in the DC area but currently only have a Virginia Licenses as there is enough work this side of the river.  I may eventually get a DC and/or MD license as it will give me more flexibility.  I also have frail, elderly parents in…"
Feb 21
Laura Garza commented on leslie stager's group Pregnancy, Labor, Postpartum Bodywork
"Hi!  I have a new client who is 20 weeks with myofascial pain syndrome.  She is looking to have trigger point therapy done.  I do both pre-natal and trp work but not together.  Any advice?  She uses a tennis ball daily and…"
Jan 7
Melisa Ryan replied to Laura Garza's discussion Pokerssage?
"I worked for Pokersagge of south florida and they did nothing but chair massages in casinos. First off, you must be ok with there being a chance of you not getting any business and having to stand around for some odd hours. Are you ok with giving up…"
Sep 7, 2013
Laura Garza commented on Chris's group DMV Massage Therapist
"Hello everybody!  I'm a CMT in Virginia and I'm starting to look into getting a license in MD.  Can anybody tell me what the "jurisprudence exam" is all about?  And from what I understand I have to take that test…"
Aug 20, 2013
Laura Garza posted a discussion

Pokerssage?

Does anybody out there do seated massage in the poker section of casinos?   A casino close to me is hiring, just wanted to hear your experience. See More
Aug 19, 2013
Laura Garza joined Karina Braun's group
Aug 19, 2013
Laura Garza replied to Christopher Gallagher's discussion Warm Bamboo Massage Tools
"I got mine from Barefoot Masters (my2feet.com) and I'm happy with them so far.  I have a friend who made his own."
Jul 23, 2013
Laura Garza left a comment for Geoff Pritchard
"Hi Geoff - that's for your answer regarding prenatal massage.  I'd love to catch up with you next time I'm up your way.  I love your business concept!  I'm a Yoga  (RYT200) and Zumba instructor working on my…"
May 17, 2013
Laura Garza commented on leslie stager's group Pregnancy, Labor, Postpartum Bodywork
"Just took CEU training for pregnancy massage.  Just curious how many of you use pregnancy wedge and the client supine?  The class I took only demonstrated back in the side lying position but every other prenatal therapist I spoke with tell…"
May 17, 2013
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Pregnancy, Labor, Postpartum Bodywork

Talk about issues related to work with clients in the perinatal cycle. Resources, concerns, unusual situations, contraindication myths.
May 17, 2013
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EveryBody Deserves A Massage Week

ABMP is proud to sponsor the award-winning national event, EveryBody Deserves a Massage Week, and looks forward to your participation. Since 1995, ABMP members have given their time, money, and effort to help those less fortunate, while also promoting themselves and the profession. The 2013 event will be held the week of July 14-20, and members are encouraged to start planning for this year’s event. Customizable coupons, postcards, and posters are available in the member section at ABMP.com You…See More
May 17, 2013

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What is your website?
velocity.massagetherapy.com, beltwaymassage.com, www.massageheights.com/va/woodbridge/lake-ridge.aspx
In what year did you enter the profession?
2012
Which modalities do you practice?
Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Hot Stone, Sports Massage, Reiki, Therapeutic Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Medical Massage, Energy Work

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At 8:59am on January 11, 2013, Laura Garza said…

Beltway Medical Massage was written up in Washington Family Magazine!

BMM Article!!

 
 
 

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