Shut it Down

Shut it Down

Sure, we all want to say that we would immediately end a massage if we felt uncomfortable, but it isn’t always that easy. Solicitors tend to be wishy-washy in their requests, which leaves the therapist confused or unsure of their intentions. Sometimes, it takes...
Breathing Technique to Quickly Relax Massage Clients

Breathing Technique to Quickly Relax Massage Clients

Are you looking for a fast way to get your clients to relax? Do you feel like the first fifteen minutes of the massage is wasted because it takes that long for your clients to calm down and settle into the massage? This technique is a body saver for the therapist....
What to Say to “Tight” Massage Clients

What to Say to “Tight” Massage Clients

OHMYGOSH. Your muscles are. So. Tight. You are just loaded with knots! Has anyone ever said this to you? Have you ever said this to a massage client?  A simple statement like this may seem like a great way to get repeat customers, but it can have a profound...
Draping Techniques for Massage Therapists

Draping Techniques for Massage Therapists

Setting the Massage Table Have the sheet stick out slightly beyond the blanket and fold over once and then one more time to have clean edges. Pull the sheets and blankets up to the top of the table and make sure it looks neat, clean, and inviting. 2. Undraping the...