Archive | Clients RSS feed for this section

Heaters, tables and floors, oh my!

There are many things worse in life, but for first world problems, being cold during your massage ranks right up there. The only concern is that for the massage therapist, dripping sweat on your clients rarely goes well for you or them. Keeping your clients warm and not roasting yourself while you’re working is a […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

The policies of Late, Cancellations, No-Shows and Reminders

For those massage therapists lucky enough to have a front desk taking care of payments and such, or management setting policies, you’ll probably never have to worry about these issues. For the rest of us, I think this can be one of the stickiest wickets to deal with when it comes to our clients and […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }

Being a male massage therapist…

I wanted to touch on the other side of being a male massage therapist. It is our job as massage therapists to create a safe space for our clients to receive massage in. This means paying attention to all the ways in which our clients might not feel safe. The categories of safety that spring […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

The gender gaps in Massage

So here is a subject that may very well frustrate folks on both sides of the conversation. As a prelude to diving into some of the various gender gaps in the world of massage, let me me acknowledge my own personal opinions/beliefs. I believe that women in America make some percentage (the various arguments about […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Sheets and Oil/Lotion

When you go to get a massage, do you remember the room, the massage table, the oils or lotions used during your massage, or the fingernails of your massage therapist? The answer: you’ll remember whatever was uncomfortable or felt out of place. I’ll go more into room setup and furnishing at a later point, but […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }