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Anticipating a wildly successful future? Doing good work and being nice comes…Continue
Added by Mark Volkmann on December 21, 2012 at 12:09pm — No Comments
The typical college grad, after 4 years of school and often tens of thousands in student loan debt can expect to make $30,000 a year or less (if they can get a job at all now). An experienced 5+ year professional in demand can make $60,000 a year. Of course this varies from industry to industry, from city to city, but my point is this: Massage Therapists typically think in terms of hours, most other professions think in terms of a year when it comes to income. And when you start your career…Continue
I had to experience it first hand. MT's are feeling pretty passionate about how it's affected the industry and I wanted to experience it for myself before creating my own opinion.
So here's what I experienced:
1) I booked a Sports Massage. What I got was a weak Swedish massage that neglected to address my low back, glutes, shoulders, occiput and head entirely. The strokes and technique used indicated a complete lack of understanding of muscle anatomy and/physiology. ( 1…Continue
20 years of experience starting, growing and managing massage businesses from 1 to 100 people has provided me with unique insights into what it takes to grow and maintain a vibrant massage practice today.
Things are changing quickly, and professional massage therapists to adapt and grow if they are to realize their goals of bringing positive change to the world one compassionate person at a time.…
Added by Mark Volkmann on October 18, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments