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Cheryl Leisten
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  • Clearwater, FL
  • United States
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The Nightmare that is Massage Envy
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I just got fired from this wretched place for leaving 2 hours early, because it was absolutely dead.  The phones were not ringing, and there were other therapists who had the same 2 hour…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ruby Sep 2, 2016.

Trouble at work with co-workers, anyone?
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I work in a well known franchise spa.  Everyone seemed.chill until the last few days.  There have been several co-workers who constantly complain and go into histrionics every time they don't get the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lisa Grist Apr 22, 2016.

 

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Cheryl Leisten joined Ariana Vincent, LMT, MTI, BCTMB's group
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Chair Massage

The purpose of this group is to network and communicate about chair massage.
Jun 4, 2018
Ruby replied to Cheryl Leisten's discussion The Nightmare that is Massage Envy
"Your story is basically the reason I refuse to work for anyone. I am only happy working for myself, charging what I feel I deserve and in between sessions I give myself 30 minute breaks. Everyone you work for will only want to make a profit off you.…"
Sep 2, 2016
Cheryl Leisten replied to Cheryl Leisten's discussion The Nightmare that is Massage Envy
"I don't know about the ego thing.  I'm pretty mad, because I busted my ass off and that's how I get treated.  They have no respect for anyone or what someone does for them.  I, seriously, want to get even with them…"
Sep 1, 2016
Kit Lofroos replied to Cheryl Leisten's discussion The Nightmare that is Massage Envy
"you are LUCKY to have gotten fired. If you are serious about your work as a healer, there is no reason to work for a franchise (except for "having work" at what- $15./hour?). Franchises, as well as a great # of other capitalist…"
Sep 1, 2016
Cheryl Leisten posted a discussion

The Nightmare that is Massage Envy

I just got fired from this wretched place for leaving 2 hours early, because it was absolutely dead.  The phones were not ringing, and there were other therapists who had the same 2 hour availability.  However, the other therapists were booked most of the day.  I had an 8 hour shift and only had 2 hour long appointments.  I don't get paid unless I have clients.  Basically, they expected me to sit around for six hours without pay when I have private clients that I could see that actually RESPECT…See More
Aug 31, 2016
Cheryl Leisten replied to Stephanie Greenwald's discussion How does the minimum wage boost effect people who have more experience in doing the same job?
"I see a of hostility being thrown at someone who has shared a legitimate gripe.  Basically, the answers seem to be of the shut up and get over it mentality.  Sounds very positive."
Jul 14, 2016
Cheryl Leisten joined Nancy Toner Weinberger's group
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Spirituality

Spirituality. Does it have anything to do with the profession of massage and bodywork therapy? Or are we obligated to keep spirituality out of our work? Let's share our thoughts on this important topic here in this forum group.See More
Jul 14, 2016
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Alliance of Massage Therapists

This group is being formed to bring all body-workers together to share and learn from one another. By coming together we will bring our industry to a higher level and achieve the professional respect we are striving to obtain.
Jul 14, 2016
Cheryl Leisten joined Ariana Vincent, LMT, MTI, BCTMB's group
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Legislation

The purpose of this group is to network and share information about legislation relating to massage therapy.
Jul 14, 2016
Cheryl Leisten joined Gloria Coppola's group
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Massage Network News

A Fun forum of videos on educational topics, research, events, political views and more....with a sense of humorHave a question? An idea to share? Contact mehttp://massagecareers.blogspot.com/See More
Jul 14, 2016
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Massage Therapy Foundation

Mission: The Massage Therapy Foundation advances the knowledge and practice of massage therapy by supporting scientific research, education, and community service.See More
Jul 14, 2016
Cheryl Leisten updated their profile
Jul 14, 2016
Lisa Grist replied to Cheryl Leisten's discussion Trouble at work with co-workers, anyone?
"I also think that your co-workers are jealous with you. Simply ignore them."
Apr 22, 2016
Cheryl Leisten replied to Cheryl Leisten's discussion Trouble at work with co-workers, anyone?
"Update:  It turns out that the misplacement of my stuff wasn't deliberate.  It was just an attempt to get my stuff into a locker that nobody uses.  They didn't know it was my stuff.  Things do seem to be moving along at…"
Apr 12, 2016
Sam Wood replied to Cheryl Leisten's discussion Trouble at work with co-workers, anyone?
"It's typical in spas that have poor management.  The manager at the spa I work at makes it very clear that gossip and middle school behavior will not be tolerated. Those that refuse to act like adults are shown the door.  Regarding…"
Apr 11, 2016
Gordon J. Wallis replied to Cheryl Leisten's discussion Trouble at work with co-workers, anyone?
"Gary, I was going to say the same thing myself. It's just sad and unnecessary. I hear this kind of stuff, and I just shake my head."
Apr 8, 2016

Profile Information

What is your website?
cherylleisten.massagetherapy.com
In what year did you enter the profession?
2003
Which modalities do you practice?
Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Reflexology, Hot Stone, Sports Massage, Pre-natal Pregnancy Massage, Myofascial Release, Chair Massage, Therapeutic Massage, Shiatsu, Trigger Point Therapy, Acupressure, Aromatherapy, Lomi Lomi

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