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Laura Garza
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  • Alexandria, VA
  • United States
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Chair massage and pregnant women?
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Hi Everybody!I'm trying to build the chair massage aspect of my business.  I also am trained in prenatal so I know how to modify for clients that are expecting.  Any suggestions on on how to go about…Continue

Tags: pregnancy, massage, chair

Started this discussion. Last reply by Laura Apr 7.

How to handle MLM?
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Hi - does anybody have advice for dealing with friends trying to recruit or sale MLM items to you or your business?  I'm really getting annoyed.  I get asked to sale "protein shakes" and essential…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Pueppi Texas Mar 2.

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, 2014.

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.

 

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Gordon J. Wallis replied to Laura Garza's discussion Chair massage and pregnant women?
"Uhm, I'm not sure what your concern is with HIPAA violations? Unless the pregnant client is extraordinarily unhealthy. Your only concern should be her comfort. On your menu, list pregnancy massage as one of the specialties you offer, like you…"
Mar 27
Laura Garza posted a discussion

Chair massage and pregnant women?

Hi Everybody!I'm trying to build the chair massage aspect of my business.  I also am trained in prenatal so I know how to modify for clients that are expecting.  Any suggestions on on how to go about handling this?  Pretty simple solution if it's just me at a site and there is some privacy but how to handle with multiple therapist?  It's one of those weird situations  where you don't want to have HIPAA violations but you want to make sure massage is safe for mom and baby?  And what if an…See More
Mar 26
Pueppi Texas replied to Laura Garza's discussion How to handle MLM?
"Pretty much any variation of this works well, even if you need to tell them while they are standing in your office and wiating for a response."
Mar 2
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Laura Garza's discussion How to handle MLM?
"Off the subject a bit. Here is an inexpensive self care product I recommend every massage therapist/bodyworker have. I also recommend it to…"
Mar 1
Laurie replied to Laura Garza's discussion How to handle MLM?
"It is always good to have professional contacts to refer a client. I always keep names of chiropractors, PTs, acupuncturists and massage therapists who specialize in modalities I don't practice. I also suggest products to clients available…"
Mar 1
Laura Garza posted a discussion

How to handle MLM?

Hi - does anybody have advice for dealing with friends trying to recruit or sale MLM items to you or your business?  I'm really getting annoyed.  I get asked to sale "protein shakes" and essential oils constantly.  IMHO, I'm not an aromatherapist or Registered Dietician so I'm not going there.  I know it varies by state.  I have told two people that is not in my scope of practice.Yesterday I got an email with flyers saying "I know this isn't your area of expertise but can you hand this flyer of…See More
Mar 1
Laura Garza replied to Jorge Arnaldo Pabón Acevedo's discussion RainDrops Therapy
"NAHA.org and http://www.alliance-aromatherapists.org/ both have stern warnings regarding Raindrop Therapy and Aromatouch Technique (DoTerra)."
Feb 28
Laura Garza updated their profile
Feb 17
Laura Garza replied to Alexis Hauge's discussion Thinking about joining the field
"Oh, I see you are in Virginia.  I went to NVCC!  I think some of the other community colleges in Virginia also have massage therapy programs."
Feb 16
Laura Garza replied to Alexis Hauge's discussion Thinking about joining the field
"I am also a career changer, went into massage therapy after 25 years of IT.  Loved school, love my second career!  I was pretty much an anatomy geek prior so the A&P wasn't a big deal for me (plus I had a lot of it during yoga…"
Feb 16
Laura Garza commented on Quincy Brown's group Maryland Massage Therapist
"Hi!  It's been a while since I've been here!  I've been getting request for massage in MD - mainly chair massage.  I would like to grow my practice and see this as a way to do that since I provide in-home and corporate…"
Feb 16
Laura Garza commented on Chris's group DMV Massage Therapist
"Hi!  It's been a while since I've been here!  I've been getting request for massage in MD - mainly chair massage.  I would like to grow my practice and see this as a way to do that since I provide in-home and corporate…"
Feb 16
Laura Garza joined Quincy Brown's group
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Feb 16
Laura Garza replied to Carrina Lau's discussion Which online scheduling system do you use?
"Does anybody else use MassageBook for both mobile and in office appointments?  How is that working? Is there a way to keep the two apart without creating another "company" profile?"
Oct 20, 2015
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, 2014
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, 2014

Profile Information

What is your website?
velocity.massagetherapy.com
In what year did you enter the profession?
2012
Which modalities do you practice?
Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Hot Stone, Sports Massage, Reiki, Pre-natal Pregnancy Massage, Chair Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Lymph Drainage, Aromatherapy, Medical Massage

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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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