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Laurie Craig
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  • Suwanee, GA
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The Importance of Networking for Massage Therapists

Networking is important in any professional field, and massage therapists should be prepared to begin 'massage networking' almost immediately after graduating from massage school in order to get leads for jobs, professional advancement, and new clients. Massage networking is similar to 'standard' networking in that you should always try to connect with other professionals in your field for advancement, but specific to massage therapy in that networking opportunities not only help you find…


Posted on June 16, 2011 at 12:55pm — 2 Comments

Preparing for a Massage Interview - What Every Massage Therapist Should Know and Ask

Before you can start working as a massage therapist, you have to perform a massage interview to get the job, and interviewing for a massage position is quite different than most other interview processes. For many massage therapists, the first job they hold directly out of massage school is for a chiropractor, or a spa / salon owner instead of working as an independent contractor, and it's important to know what to ask in order to accept the right position. Understanding if you will work as an… Continue

Posted on April 26, 2011 at 2:28pm — 2 Comments

Why It's Important for Massage Therapists to Choose a Specialty

When massage therapists finish school and begin working, they might not immediately think of developing their skills for a niche market - after all, massage school is just the beginning, and you learn some of your most invaluable skills on the job! While most massage therapists focus on perfecting their Swedish and deep-tissue skills before moving on to advanced modalities, it is always a good idea to continue to think about how you want to develop your massage career. This way, you can take… Continue

Posted on February 28, 2011 at 5:00pm — 4 Comments

Tips for Massage Therapists on Avoiding Massage Burnout and Career Fatigue

It is an exciting journey for massage therapists to go to and graduate from school, pass licensing exams, and start working. But for some massage therapists, work can become overwhelming over time and they may experience massage "burnout". This can cause some therapists to abandon their career due to fatigue and frustration. While this is infrequent, it is important to adopt some healthy habits in order to stay well and love your career year after year! While massage therapists want to work…


Posted on January 28, 2011 at 1:52pm

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At 2:19pm on September 13, 2010, Bonny Donnelly said…
Greetings Laurie,
I am looking forward to teaching "Tian Di Bamboo Massage" the art of massage with bamboo, at your school Oct, 16th and 17th!
Calling all LMT's with a desire to learn something truly different and give your clients special healing therapy!
This course includes Chinese gliding Cupping and Gua Sha- so 3 modalities in one!
*****18 HANDS-ON CEU's approved by the NCBTMB.*****
Early registration discounts available. ;-)
Hope to see you there!
Go to to read more about this distinctly different style of therapeutic massage and to register.
At 10:13pm on June 4, 2010, Darcy Neibaur said…
Welcome Laurie
At 5:32pm on June 4, 2010, Travis Alligood said…
Welcome Laurie !

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