a Job as a Massage Therapist or
Start Your Own Massage Therapy Business
a massage therapist, you can have a rewarding, challenging, and
very satisfying career. You
could earn up to $40 to $70 per hour or more, and the massages you
give may help people:
increasing number of corporations - from NBC to Pepsi to
- offer massage as an employee benefit because massage therapy increases
morale and productivity and decreases sick time.
heal from illness and injury
gain relief from pain
achieve a state of relaxation
all the benefits of massage therapy, it is no wonder the number of adults
who are getting massages has nearly tripled
in the last decade. With the growing demand for massage therapy, there
is growing demand for massage therapists.
people from all walks of life -
from celebrities to senior citizens -
are enjoying the services of massage therapists. As a massage therapist
you could work with professional athletes or even teach new moms how to massage
their newborn babies.
are your career options in massage therapy, and some reasons why now
is such a fabulous time for you to become a massage therapist. Which types
of massage therapy can you imagine yourself doing?
massage therapy includes stress management and relaxation treatments. This
type of massage is often practiced in spas and massage therapy practices,
as well as salons, cruise ships, casinos, hotels, and resorts.
The spa industry is exploding and massage therapy is one of their top draws.
massage therapy involves working with athletes to enhance their performance,
as well as helping them to recover from injuries. This type of massage
is practiced anywhere there are athletes: health clubs, colleges, professional
sports franchises, the Olympics, physical therapy offices, sports medicine
clinics, doctor's offices, race tracks, and massage therapy practices.
A recent survey of health clubs found massage therapy is their second most
massage therapy involves working with people who suffer from pain
and injuries. This type of massage therapy is usually practiced in a doctor's
office, chiropractor's office, hospitals, physical therapy office, medical
clinic, or massage therapy practice.
An increasing number of doctors are referring patients for massage therapy.
massage therapy involves going somewhere to perform anything from a 15
minute seated massage to a full table massage. This type of massage therapy
is seen in a wide variety of places - the local mall, individual homes,
offices of large corporations, conventions and other events. If you enjoy
a change of scenery, this could be the massage therapy practice for you.
Corporations such as AT&T, Boeing, General Mills, NBC, PepsiCo, Reebok,
and United Airlines have offered onsite massage for employees.
any of these types of massage therapy sound like the career of your dreams,
the FabJob Guide to Become a Massage
Therapist is for you!
Author Sharon A. Alfonso,
LMT, is a Registered Massage Therapist who has taught classes on how to
become a massage therapist and how to market a massage therapy business.
this guide she shares with you her own experiences as well as
expert advice from dozens
of successful massage therapists.
e-book covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to
get into massage therapy and become a massage therapist, including:
to know if a massage therapy career is right for you
to get training in massage therapy
An overview of
massage therapy techniques and specializations
and disadvantages of different types of massage therapy schools
to choose a massage table (includes links to reputable suppliers)
for getting your license with contact information and links to massage
therapy licensing boards throughout North America
to Start Your Own Massage Therapy Practice
hires massage therapists
to prepare your resume and cover letter (includes samples)
to find massage therapy jobs advertised
to find unadvertised job openings
to create a job in a company by starting a massage therapy
program for employees
to break into massage therapy from another job
to be prepared for in a job interview
to look for to avoid a problem workplace
and disadvantages of working as an employee or an independent
about pay and benefits
on negotiating a contract including what you need to know about
goals for your business (includes sample goals and steps from an actual
massage therapist business plan)
a name for your massage therapy business
and disadvantages of renting space or working from home
list of equipment and supplies you will need to set up your
massage therapy business
to the information you need about the "business" side of things
(licensing, insurance, etc.)
for setting your fees and managing your money
payments by insurance (Blue Cross, Worker's Compensation, auto insurance,
to market your business and get clients, including:
a target market for your massage therapy business
best ways to advertise your massage therapy business
to get referrals from other health care practitioners (doctors,
chiropractors, counsellors, medical clinics, etc.)
to hold an open house
to attract new clients by participating in health and wellness events
as fairs, conferences, and trade shows
to get free media publicity
offers that can generate more business for you
service tips to keep clients coming back
of vital information you need to launch your massage therapy career in
the United States or Canada, including:
and cover letter
of what to say when talking to prospective employers
to a company to propose a massage therapy program
from a massage therapy business plan
to a health care professional to create a professional alliance and
mail postcard and client reminder card
client intake form with questions to ask new clients
session note form
from dozens of successful massage therapists to help you launch your own
on taking care of yourself and preventing burn-out
You can have all this and more
for an incredible price. People pay hundreds of dollars for massage
therapy workshops. The FabJob Guide to Become a Massage Therapist
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was featured in Woman's World Magazine ("Land Your Dream Job" article).
"Becoming a massage therapist
has completely changed my life and led me to opportunities I never thought
possible. I look forward to every day, eager to do my work."
Sharon Alfonso, LMT
All's Well Massage Therapy
"I feel blessed to have
found my way into this profession. if God has a plan for us, then this
is the work I was meant to do."
"Becoming a massage therapist has reduced my stress
level tremendously. I always
love my work and feel very fulfilled by what I do."
"As a teacher of Business Practices for massage therapists, I have long been
looking for a business reference such as this massage therapy guide. I will
certainly recommend it as it is especially helpful in that it is so complete
and has easy access to many important websites, such as the state licenses.
It is a thorough and helpful guide for any massage therapist."
Career Development and Outreach
Bancroft School of Massage Therapy
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