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"Imagine..." (part II)
Namaste from Nepal!
In this newsletter we continue our “Imagine…” series of chronicles to help give you a better understanding of the experiences our students and staff have moved through at Himalayan Healers:
Imagine… growing up being excluded from the basic opportunities of education, and as…
Added by Rob Buckley on March 26, 2012 at 9:56pm — No Comments
Massage Insurance Billing is a controversial topic. Many MT want to avoid it because of the challenges of extra paperwork and low returns. They also are concerned that by getting involved in the medical process, they will lose their ability to help clients in the way they do now and will get mixed up in the 'fixing' mentality of insurance companies.
Being able to bill for massage is one of the big factors that has allowed me to stay in practice for so long (23 years). I…Continue
Added by Julie Onofrio on March 24, 2012 at 12:08pm — No Comments
plan to move to Allen TX. want to rent a room for massage. hope to get information.
Added by J Zhao on March 22, 2012 at 10:07pm — No Comments
Evolution - Recent seismic activity bodes well for our profession.
Added by Les Sweeney on March 22, 2012 at 1:39pm — No Comments
The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork has announced several bold new initiatives for moving the organization ahead. It’s no secret that the NCBTMB has had their ups and downs. The immediate past CEO, Paul Lindamood, had a lot to do with bringing them back from the brink of financial disaster that was caused partially by the MBLEx cutting drastically into their exam income, and partially by a previous…Continue
Added by Laura Allen on March 20, 2012 at 12:50pm — No Comments
As a male massage therapist it concerns me that 97% of my cold calls insist on having a female massage therapist. I'm getting concerned. What do other massage therapists think about this?
Last week, the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards presented their long-awaited proposal for a new national continuing education approval program. They are calling it Maintenance of Core Competencies – or MOCC for short. As I indicated in my previous post, this proposal not only failed to deliver on the original promises made by FSMTB, it has turned the entire…Continue
Below is a link for an article that came out in the local paper this past weekend. Although this article is about what's happening in Layfatte, CA, it's also occuring in Concord and Pleasant HIll, (neighboring communities), at an alarming rate of 2 - 3 new shops a week. Some with banners in front offering massage for $15 - $20 per hour. A local Concord Chiropractor had brought this problem to my attention a couple of days before,…
Growing and Changing - Professional development and competence.
Added by Les Sweeney on March 9, 2012 at 10:26am — No Comments
Broad Ripple Massage Practice will host another event this year on the Monon to educate Monon goers in Broad Ripple of the benifits of Massage in this age of stress Thanks for all your support last year and this year will be even bigger :) Thanks Friends http://www.broadripplemassage.com
Added by Anthony Butterfield on March 7, 2012 at 9:18pm — No Comments
Last week, the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards published a document outlining their proposal to jump into the continuing education market. They are calling the new program Maintenance of Core Competency – to be abbreviated as “MOCC”. I don’t know what planet this thing came from, but it sure ain’t from this solar system.
Coming fast on the heels of…Continue
Added by Laura Allen on March 5, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments