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Choosing the right Massage School


It can be extremely difficult to choose the right career and the right school. Many questions, many decisions it's upon you. I'm here to give you a few tips to go by. Do you like to help people with their pain, stress or get them ready for an athletic event? If YES, then go forward with it. Are you ready to put time and effort into learning the new skill while you’re in school? If your answer is yes then this journey being in massage school should be an amazing joy and experience changing your life forever. Look for a [...]

Choosing the right Massage School2019-09-05T23:21:38+00:00

Sport Massage for Volleyball Athletes


Injuries in VolleyBall By Amanda Wolfe Athletes have very strenuous jobs no matter what sport they participate in; volleyball players are probably no exception. There are over 50 different types of injuries that can plague volleyball players due as a result of their sport, but most of the injuries occur in their joints. Due to the nature of the game, it is common for players to suffer from painful injuries in their shoulders, fingers, knees, and ankles, but many more body parts can also be affected. Some of the most frequent volleyball injuries, are rotator cuff injuries, sprained or torn [...]

Sport Massage for Volleyball Athletes2017-11-06T19:47:00+00:00

Foot Injuries and Massage Therapy


  by Amanda Wolfe, student class of Nov 2017 Our feet are one of the most important parts of our body. Feet allow us to stand, reach higher, walk, run, and stay mobile throughout our busy daily lives. Foot health is important, but often overlooked or pushed off by many people. Healthy feet are taken for granted, and unhealthy or painful feet are often unaddressed or unrelieved. Massage can be the key to many different foot conditions. Let’s take a closer look into some of the most common, painful feet problems that are easily relieved by massage therapy if addressed [...]

Foot Injuries and Massage Therapy2017-08-23T23:56:33+00:00

Anatomy & Physiology of the Cell


STRUCTURE AND CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF THE CELL Like all living things, the human body is made up of cells. Thanks to the cellular structure of the object, its growth, reproduction, restoration of damaged organs and tissues and other forms of activity. The shape and size of the cells are different and correspond to the function performed. In each cell, two main parts are distinguished: the cytoplasm and the nucleus, in the cytoplasm, in its turn, full-fledged organoids - the smallest cell structures that ensure its vital activity (mitochondria, ribosomes, cell center, etc.). In the nucleus, before the division of the [...]

Anatomy & Physiology of the Cell2017-08-14T21:55:15+00:00

A Peek Under the Hood at Your Machine


Our bodies have so many levels of organization within it. From the chemical level to the cellular level. The cell is the smallest structural and functional unit that can exist as a self-sustaining entity. It’s as if the cell is its own little city the way it’s structured. But that is only the beginning. Then at the cellular level, there is the there is the tissue level. The tissues then create the organ level (Heart, Lungs, Stomach, etc). And then the organs then come together to create the organ system level. We have 11 different systems that keep us working [...]

A Peek Under the Hood at Your Machine2017-08-14T20:44:34+00:00

Average Massage Therapist Pay vs. Other Best Jobs


Massage Therapist: Salary Details The BLS reports the median annual wage for massage therapists was $38,040 in 2015. The best-paid 10 percent in the profession made more than $74,860, while the lowest-paid 10 percent made less than $18,860. The top-paying metropolitan areas for this occupation include Fairbanks, Alaska; Anchorage, Alaska; and Pittsfield, Massachusetts. 75th Percentile$56,180 Median$38,040 25th Percentile$25,350 Average Massage Therapist Pay vs. Other Best Jobs Many massage therapists work in posh spas and have clients with comfortable incomes. But the average worker in this profession makes a low annual salary compared with other occupations in similar fields. Massage therapists, who earned an [...]

Average Massage Therapist Pay vs. Other Best Jobs2017-06-24T15:19:15+00:00

Good Tips Massage Therapist


Pay attention to how your client responds during a massage. If your customer tenses up, you are probably rubbing him or her in a way that is too intense. If your client seems to feel tickled, you might be going too light with your fingers. Paying attention can help you to find the right balance that will please your client. When you have a client that you are giving a massage to, ask whether or not they are comfortable. The last thing that you will want is someone who does not feel secure when you are giving a massage. Additionally, [...]

Good Tips Massage Therapist2017-06-24T15:19:27+00:00
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