Protecting Yourself From Scams

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I have been wanting to write this post for about a year after many massage therapists found themselves a victim of a scam, fraud and identity theft last year. How do you know if you are buying something from someone who is an honest person? How do you know if someone will just take your credit card and keep charging it for goods not received or use it to buy other things … [Read more...]

Teach Couples Massage Classes

Teach Couples Massage Classes

Teaching couples massage classes is a great way to make extra money while also reducing the stress on your body.  It is also a great way to get people touching each other more.  I recently just taught my first individual class and I have to say it was one of the funnest (is that a word?)  things I have done in a long time in my career. I have always thought that it was sad … [Read more...]

How to Start and run a Mobile Massage Business

A Mobile massage business is a type of massage business that goes out to people's homes, hotels or other such facilities to bring massage to the massage client!  It can be just about anywhere - a party for weddings, going into senior facilities, going into offices or companies where people need massage.  I have even heard of massage therapists going into casinos and bars! It … [Read more...]

We have got Trouble with a capital T.

Trouble in Paradise with a Capital T

Yes we have some big trouble brewing and happening right now even in the massage profession. Here is the background: Number of Massage Schools Number of massage schools 1985 = 50 Number of Massage schools 1995 = 316 Number of Massage Schools 2004 = 1346 Massage Envy started in about 2002 by John Leonisio who was also the owner of a gym franchise that was using … [Read more...]