"It's not illegal to charge the client the cc fee. You will have to check your contract. My contract with Transfirst specifically states that I am allowed to charge the cc fee on top of my regular price. As with Jody, I choose to absorb the cost…"
"There's some great tips on promoting your business and I think it will depend on where you live for what works best. Try print marketing; introducing yourself to other businesses in your area- see about hooking up with specials, i.e. a combo…"
"Good points, Gordon. I've found the terms used accordingly to geographical location (it seems). When I was working in the South (Alabama & Tennessee) everyone I ever met referred to me as a "massage therapist". Even in…"
"In that case, your friend seriously needs to get checked out by a physician. Sure, massage can help relieve stress and other things, but when you're dealing with complete loss of ROM and such, he really needs to see his doctor.
"So, whatever your school tells you to wear for class you should go by. Vibram soles have been around since around 1935, which you can check out here- http://www.vibram.us/products/default.asp
Personally, I would only recommend Vibrams in private…"
"I don't know what the laws are now, I haven't lived there since completing massage school. I do know that many people do not like to see breastfeeding in public, including women. Personally, I have no problems with it or…"
"When I was in massage school 13 yrs ago, we were also taught to drape a man's chest. For some time now, when the male client turns over, I let him fix the sheet on his upper body how he wants. I only tuck a drape for the woman's…"
"Jennifer wrote: "Another said that the factory cover shifts around and causes pressure points on clients faces. Any problems with this aspect Rajam?"
Jennifer, I haven't noticed to cover shifting. I also take the entire unit…"
"I also have the Boiance, but don't think there's too much difference except that it's thicker. When I made the switch, the only clients who said something were the ones who didn't like it b/c they think it's too soft and…"
Here's how we put up the ceiling cover which was absolutely necessary due to the skylight and the black paper tacked to the ceiling. Fortunately, it's a high ceiling that angles downward. We wanted to use dowels, but for the length…"
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