Massage Therapy Career Guide: For Hands-On Success, 2e is a wonderful resource for individuals considering massage therapy as a profession, as well as those who are currently studying massage therapy. In addition to providing guidance on what it takes to become a massage therapist and what the profession entails, it is filled with useful ideas for starting and maintaining a successful practice. An insightful, practical guide, it is a must-have for anyone looking to build a thriving career in massage therapy.
Chapter One- Massage Therapy a Career Without Limits
Chapter Two - Is There a Healer Hidden Inside You?
Chapter Three - Making the Dream a Reality the Nuts and Bolts of the Massage Business
Chapter Four - Massage Clients Treating the Whole Person
Chapter Five - Touch and the Law
Chapter Six - Creating the Perfect Space How to Set Up and Maintain the Optimal Environment for Your Massage Therapy Practice
Chapter Seven - Day to Day Realities Dealing with the Details of a Thriving Massage Practice
Chapter Eight - The Path Ahead How to Advance Your Career in Massage
Appendix A - Books, Magazines, Newsletters, Associations, Massage on the Web, Schools, Manufacturers, Suppliers, Retailers, Business Tools, Insurance Reimbursement, Contacts
Appendix B - Advanced Trainings Chart
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