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Pre Natal Massage Equipment
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Hello Massage Community,What do you think of the prone pre natal massage bolster systems? Has anyone used "The Sophie" or the prone position Earth Lite system? I am looking to improve my pre-natal…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lucianna Johnston Feb 8, 2013.

CALLING ALL SCIENTISTS....Toxins vs. Waste?
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Calling all scientists...I am looking for the scientists point of view of toxins vs. waste. I have been reading in text books and learning from teachers that to release toxins from the body drink…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lucianna Johnston Jul 7, 2011.

Health Matters Continuing Education Programs

I am thinking about doing a class in the winter and was hoping to hear some reviews from any of you that may have attended the course already. Health Matters Massage Therapy Seminar by David…Continue

Started Jul 5, 2011

 

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Lucianna Johnston replied to Lucianna Johnston's discussion Pre Natal Massage Equipment
"Thank you!!"
Feb 8, 2013
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Lucianna Johnston's discussion Pre Natal Massage Equipment
"www.bodysupport.com     I've used this system for over 20 years.   You can massage pregnant women prone or side lying in comfort.  "
Feb 7, 2013
Lucianna Johnston posted a discussion

Pre Natal Massage Equipment

Hello Massage Community,What do you think of the prone pre natal massage bolster systems? Has anyone used "The Sophie" or the prone position Earth Lite system? I am looking to improve my pre-natal massage set up since a few of my regular clients are preggo...just not sure about these products. Has anyone used them and does anyone know of any reasons why not to use them? I have always thougth side lying was the way to go for pre-natal but truthfully haven't done much of it until recently. If…See More
Feb 7, 2013
Lucianna Johnston replied to Jimswife's discussion Receiving a massage
"I'm always honest. Don't see what the issue would be...I work on a lot of other massage therapists....in fact, I think it's good to say because they probably have a good idea of where I might need work :)"
May 28, 2012
Lucianna Johnston replied to Julie Onofrio's discussion How many actual hours of massage do you do a week?
"I do a minimum of 20 - 25 clients per week but some of them are yoga clients. I find that making sure I stay fit (cardio, yoga) and eat a nutritious diet keeps me feeling great and injury free. When I had a baby I gained weight and got out of shape…"
May 28, 2012
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May 28, 2012
Lucianna Johnston replied to Trina Throckmorton's discussion Diabetic Clients
"Having snacks on hand to help with blood sugar is smart...and check in with your client right before the massage. I always have protein bars in my office and have been known to give a client some if they were super empty. If someone has peripheral…"
May 28, 2012
Lucianna Johnston replied to Katie Clair's discussion Getting Started
"Get out in your community and get to know people. Get involved with local events that the Chamber of Commerce and/or Rotary puts on. Donate gift certificates to these events and volunteer your time doing chair massage etc. They have to know you are…"
Mar 27, 2012
Lucianna Johnston replied to Las Vegas Massage In Summerlin's discussion Energy Work - Energy Medicine
"I am a Reiki Master/Teacher and love using energy work as a compliment to my massage and on it's own. I think energy work is most certainly a wonderful medium for healing. It is true that the effect that Reiki has on people is unpredictable but…"
Mar 27, 2012
Lucianna Johnston replied to Sharon Seller's discussion Price Increase
"I would suggest raising your price to $90 for 90 minutes. Give your existing clients some coupons and just tell them that as a result of your new location it is important for massage pricing to be consistent across the board. You can give them 10%…"
Mar 27, 2012
Lucianna Johnston replied to Lauren Erickson LMT's discussion NEW, YOUNG, and unexperienced, Please help!
"You need to be paying quarterly taxes. Schedule a meeting with an accountant and they can give you the formula so you can determine what to pay quarterly. At the end of the year when you have to file it won't be so bad if you keep up with your…"
Jan 2, 2012
Lucianna Johnston replied to Rosalee de la Forêt's discussion Massage for labor and delivery
"I have attended 2 births as a massage therapist..so not a lot..but in both cases there was no way to predict what the mother would need. Be ready, wear comfortable clothes and shoes you would exercise in. Be hydrated and rested if possible around…"
Dec 30, 2011
Lucianna Johnston replied to robert j mulcahy's discussion Massage for the common cold
"I am very active and fit and work out regularly. I have a cold right now. My body needs to rest and the inflammation response is already stimulated in the acute stage of a cold and/or flu. I know intuitively I should not do any intense exercising. I…"
Dec 30, 2011
Lucianna Johnston replied to erica ragusa's discussion When Clients Become Inappropriate
"I'm sorry I didn't take the time to read all the reply's but I did read your entire post..so forgive me if I am repeating something anyone else has already said. Use this experience as a marker. Remember the feeling of…"
Dec 30, 2011
Lucianna Johnston replied to Xach Lightner's discussion Massaging Obese Clients
"When you know your muscular and skeletal anatomy you can massage any body type. Palpation works much better with a lighter touch so maybe you need to lighten up and listen more with your hands. Also, let go of your expectation of what it is going to…"
Dec 30, 2011
Lucianna Johnston replied to Jimswife's discussion Various Odors
"I have one client who smokes like a train. After she leaves I have to open the windows, blast the fan and spray the room...after a few min's of airing out the room it's fine. Also, clean your vents in your wall unit and/or ac vents, dump…"
Dec 30, 2011

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What is your website?
sojourn-massage.blogspot.com
In what year did you enter the profession?
1997
Which modalities do you practice?
Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, Reiki, Pre-natal Pregnancy Massage, Chair Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Energy Work, Structural Integration, Chakra Balancing

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At 11:59am on November 28, 2011, Therese Schwartz said…

Hi Lucianna,  Sorry to take so long to accept your friend request.  I'm not good at social media sites!!  Hope you are doing well!

 
 
 

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