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your massage bodywork career slide show d irections
Your Massage & Bodywork CareerSlide Show Directions
  • Download this slide presentation to your computer by clicking “file” and “save as” and then choosing a place to store it on your hard drive.
  • Customize the presentation with your school’s information.
    • Watch for the pink box prompts located throughout the presentation.
    • Fill in appropriate school information then delete the pink boxes.
    • Save your edits.
  • Use the presentation at career nights, open house events, health fairs, enrollment appointments, or other massage related events.
  • To play the presentation:
    • Select the “Slide Show” menu from the main toolbar.
    • Select “View Show.”
    • Use the up and down arrows on your keyboard to navigate through the presentation.
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School Name

Event Title

Fill in your school name and the event title and then delete this box.

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Your

&

Massage

Bodywork

Career

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Presentation Topics

Benefits of massage

Approaches to massage

Career opportunities

Massage credentials

Financial expectations

What to expect in massage school

Support from ABMP

welcome

to the massage profession

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Relaxes

Stimulates circulation

Supports waste elimination

Relieves muscle tension

Improves muscular balance

Supports free movement

Relieves pain

Promotes wellness

wellness

general benefits of massage

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approaches

to massage

  • Massage

A healthcare profession where structured, professional touch is used to achieve a broad range of therapeutic goals

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western approaches

to massage and bodywork

  • Swedish massage
  • Deep tissue
  • Myofascial release
  • Neuromuscular therapy
  • Spa therapies
  • Chair massage
  • Others
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eastern approaches

to massage and bodywork

  • Foundation concepts
    • Yin and yang
    • Qi
    • Five elements
  • Acupressure
  • Shiatsu
  • Thai massage
  • Others
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careers

opportunities in massage and bodywork

  • Define your career
    • Variety of locations
    • Varied clientele
    • Schedule flexibility
    • Full-time
    • Part-time
    • Continued growth
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careers

work in a massage clinic

  • Work with other massage therapists to offer wellness and healthcare massage to a variety of client types.
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careers

work in a wellness center

  • Work with a variety of other health professionals to support wellness for body, mind, and spirit.
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careers

start a private practice

  • Self employment has many benefits, is flexible and requires the therapist to also be a business person.
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careers

work at a spa

  • Spa work is varied and creative
  • Spas are currently the number one employer of massage therapists
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careers

work in a medical setting

  • Chiropractic office
  • Hospital
  • Hospice
  • Naturopathic practice
  • Sports medicine clinic
  • Physical therapy office
  • Rehabilitation center
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careers

work on a cruise ship

  • Travel
  • Meet new people
  • Practice on a variety of client types
  • Long shifts common
  • Physical fitness a must
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careers

work onsite providing seated massage

  • Part-time
  • Full-time
  • Variety of locations
    • Malls
    • Airports
    • Events
    • Offices
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careers

work with clients with special needs

  • Geriatric clients
  • Pregnancy women
  • Athletes
  • Chronically ill
  • Physically challenged
  • Animals
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massage

credentials

Schools: Modify this to match the requirements in your state and then delete this text box

  • Massage designation
  • Education requirements
  • Credentialing process
  • Continuing education
  • Legal regulations
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Common price range for massage $40 - $90 / hour

Employee $15 - $40 / hour

Annual income range $10,000 - $60,000

Rare for a therapist to give 40 hours of massage in a week

financial

expectations

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Tolerance

Respect for diversity

Draping and gluteal massage

Acceptance of body types

Compatibility with religion

grow

what to expect in massage school

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Program hours

Next start date

Weekly schedule

grow

what to expect in massage school

Schools: Modify this to match your program and then delete this text box

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Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) is a membership organization serving massage, bodywork, and somatic professionals. Visit us and learn about support tools for students atwww.abmp.com.

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