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Featured Blog Posts – September 2011 Archive (4)


It’s no secret that I’m a FB addict. Well, maybe that’s a strong word. I couldn’t run my business, write my blogs, teach my classes, take care of my home and husband and dog, and everything I do if I spent all day on FB. I usually sign on around 5 am every morning while I’m having my coffee and the house is quiet, and read what everybody’s been up to and make a few posts of my own. Then I check in for a minute whenever I need a break from paperwork or laundry throughout the day, and since I…


Added by Laura Allen on September 25, 2011 at 5:26pm — No Comments

The Leaders of the Massage Therapy Profession

Last week, the leaders of all the major organizations representing the massage therapy profession came together in St. Louis for a Massage Therapy Leadership Summit.

I have personally prayed for this to happen for a long time, and was thrilled that it took place. Rick Rosen, Executive Director of the AFMTE, shared this photo on my Facebook page. I of course spread it through my networks, and it prompted a question from…


Added by Laura Allen on September 19, 2011 at 7:55pm — No Comments

Bone washing what is that?

Hi ! offering now, the expansion of the idea of bone washing as the technique for clearing cherished wounds........ One thing is true in bodywork. there are franchises for all techniques.  Actually not this one. deep tissue or 'zero balancing' can seem like such, but the approach here is the balance of breath, touch, intention, and holding the space focused on the concept of the authority of the spiral. ... wich is best understood as the drain of the sink. or tolet.  when that  law of…


Added by Harry Uhane Jim on September 9, 2011 at 11:10am — 3 Comments

The Financial Health of Our Organizations: NCBTMB

Author’s note: This is the third year that I have reported on the financial state of the non-profit organizations of the massage therapy profession. The information I use to write these is obtained from, which is a clearinghouse of information on non-profits. If a non-profit does not provide their own Form 990 filing to Guidestar, it will be provided by the IRS, providing the organization meets the obligation of public disclosure.…


Added by Laura Allen on September 4, 2011 at 9:19am — 1 Comment

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