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I Am a Massage Therapist

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 160 People

    Certified Massage Therapist

    I have been certified as a Professional Massage Therapist since February 2007 and work as an Independent Contractor.  I have worked as a "fill in" massage therapist at my chiropractor's office where they specialize in sports injuries and auto accidents, etc. I...
    SavingMissy SavingMissy 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 27, 2008

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    Practice

    I am a massage therapist but I need practice. Lots and lots of practice.
    jammin2001 jammin2001 31-35, M 8 Responses Jan 10, 2008

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    I've been giving great massages

    for the past 15 years, but because I'm not registered in Ontario, I have to start all over again. It's funny though, how unregistered girls get so many clients while unregistered guys get nothing, not even for practice. :-(
    humannamuh humannamuh 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 25, 2014

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    Frustration In This Industry.....

    No matter what industry you tend to go in, there will be frustration. Even though massage therapy is still a passion of mine, and I still would like to continue, it can be soooo frustrating!!!! For me, the reason why I'm frustrated the most in this industry, has to do with...
    priscillalmt priscillalmt 31-35, F 4 Responses May 15, 2013

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    Best Analogy Ever

    I had a client last week from Africa. She was so nice & full of conversation & stories. She shared with me what she thought getting a massage felt like. She said it felt like she had "swallowed a cloud.' Made my entire day of course!! I love that analogy & will use it many times...
    crunchymomof1 crunchymomof1 31-35, F Apr 7, 2013

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    Hello Everyone. I am only just starting on my

    career as a Massage Therapist. I have worked in Spas, Chiropractic offices, and privately. I have found that the going pay rate for our profession is insulting considering the work we do and to work privately I have run into some offensive things that stem from my adds. To be...
    SunshyneLillies SunshyneLillies 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 13, 2014

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    My Massage Story

    Hi everyone, I'm a massage therapist. I actually always wanted to be a massage therapist from when I was a little girl. I had a friend who was in a lot of chronic pain and he told me that it would always help him when I massaged him. He passed away several years later and I...
    Fayerweather Fayerweather 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2012

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    It's true , due to the demand of the extras I

    offer. Please book before hand. By sending a message to me. As with all jobs, a certain area that's needs a bit more attention, please show me where it hurts. They all come good in the end . It's a matter of being a good patient. As with all close up stimulation, there's an up...
    JohnCrighton JohnCrighton 51-55, M Dec 30, 2013

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    Hello everyone I am a licensed massage

    therapist in Philadelphia. I do travel all over Pennsylvania. Always looking for new clients. Please feel free to message me.
    beautifullywrittenambition beautifullywrittenambition 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2014

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    Good Grief He Smells So Bad

    Help....I've been in business for 20 years...never ever have I had a client/patient that smells as bad as this young man...in fact this is the 1st time in my career that I've had this problem. What do I do or say to this man whose odor make me want to throw up?! How can I be...
    reikislp reikislp 61-65, F 3 Responses Aug 2, 2013

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    Join The Movement...Brand New Website

    Please visit my website and sign up for the newsletter, or take the polls on rating your employer if you're working for someone else.  The website's purpose is to bring back respectable wages and give support to independent and employed MTs. I got tired of the abuse of this...
    annieueb annieueb 41-45 2 Responses Feb 22, 2013

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    Burnout...

    I am a CMT and lately I have been experiencing alot of burnout. I love what I do and am passionate about it overly, except for lately. I think I am just bored and tired because I have been doing it for so long. Tomorrow I have a deep tissue and then a two hour therapeutic right...
    marleychick23 marleychick23 22-25, F 14 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    New to Ep ~ Hello to You All :o)

    Hi, My name is Jules and i am finishing my final year HND in Beauty and Massage Therapy.  I have taken a change in career and feel i should have done this years ago!  I am loving every minute of my work and find myself loving massage more than any other treatment...
    joublaens joublaens 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 18, 2009

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    ladeputy ladeputy 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 8, 2014

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    I Love To Massag But....

    I have been a massage therapist now for 6 years now and I love it, I really do, but there are some days when I just feel burned out, every one always wanting more from me and I just feel tired sometimes. I do love those days when my client gets off the table and is happy and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 1, 2012

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    I work part time and it gets very awkward at

    time espically when he turns around and the towel won't stay down due to erectionbuy it's funny to when I do the women they always moan so loud Lol I do my best to stay serious and let's just say I'm really good at my job.
    Alisa54 Alisa54 22-25, F 24 Responses Aug 21, 2014

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    Need Advise

    im a therapist in roswell and have a question, been working on this client for yrs, he didnt want it befor but i tried very little and gental rom on him and his hip popped naturally 2 times. this was 2 days ago. now he says he cant walk or stand.. to much pain. its been locked up...
    robskirocks3 robskirocks3 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    Lmt With Mixed Feelings...

    I have to admit that I'm kind of bothered by the amount of people that make comments about "happy endings" to me. In the career path that I chose I want to be looked at as a professional therapeutic massage therapist and it can be hard to get that respect. I am not judging people...
    Natreerose Natreerose 26-30, F 9 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    Does anybody living in Mississauga

    or Brampton, Ontario want one free massage?
    humannamuh humannamuh 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 12, 2014

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    Own The Salon

    Further to my previous story that I was a massage therapist providing happy ending massages, I thought I will own up and say that now I actually own the massage place. I have girls working for me, but on occasions I still perform the odd massage as girls are sick. It is a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 28 Responses Sep 24, 2012

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    Looking For LMT Help In A Growing Alt. Healing Office

    I am experiencing more customers then I can handle and I want to find another massage therapist with similar modality training to meet my current client needs. I am looking for a LMT in the Morgantown, WV area. If you are a LMT or know someone looking for a position please have...
    alterhealing alterhealing 36-40 May 3, 2013

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    Please Join Me On My Free Site For Therapists Massagemojo.Org

    Hello, my name is Annie Ueber. I am going into my 23rd year as an MT, and have watched the gradual decline of massage wages. In the last couple of years the pay has dropped as much as 90%. With that drop, came a lower massage price. This is ridiculous. Such disrespect for...
    annieueb annieueb 41-45 2 Responses May 1, 2013

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    Massage Therapy Job From Hell

    I am just out of Massage Therapy school. I had been on 5 interviews and did not get hired. I went on my 6th interview and the Chiropractor agreed to bring me on a 2 day trial run. He said if I did get hired it would be for $10 an hour. I worked the first day not realizing it...
    gt2crop gt2crop 41-45, F 7 Responses Mar 20, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Thats prbbly one of the most awesome skills to have xD
    WaldoUnfindable WaldoUnfindable 16-17, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    What p.c of graduates completes This system in the normal time period as revealed during the catalog?Should you have an desire in therapeutic massage, Lexington Therapeutic Arts...
    Mica4014qgx7 Mica4014qgx7 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Massage therapy educational institutions give common packages, as well as really specialized training in parts such as sports activities massage therapy—a distinct segment...
    Mica4014qgx7 Mica4014qgx7 31-35, M Dec 30, 2014

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    Specified massage therapy training systems are geared to preparing college students for these examinations plus they will help you plan and observe for them.Do you need a vocation...
    Mica4014qgx7 Mica4014qgx7 31-35, M Dec 30, 2014

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    Massage therapy faculties offer standard applications, in addition to really specialized training in spots which include sports activities massage therapy—a distinct segment...
    Mica4014qgx7 Mica4014qgx7 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Massage therapy faculties present typical programs, in addition to hugely specialised training in areas like sporting activities massage therapy—a distinct segment that's...
    Mica4014qgx7 Mica4014qgx7 31-35, M Dec 30, 2014

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    Massage therapy colleges present typical programs, together with really specialized training in places for instance sports massage therapy—a distinct segment that's quickly...
    Mica4014qgx7 Mica4014qgx7 31-35, M Dec 30, 2014

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    Receiving paid to complete what you enjoy is easier than you believe. Faculties of Health-related Massage provides numerous Advantages which includes: Monetary aid possibilities...
    Mica4014qgx7 Mica4014qgx7 31-35, M Dec 30, 2014

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    What per cent of graduates completes This system in the conventional time-frame as revealed from the catalog?Would you like a occupation that gives the pleasure of serving to...
    Mica4014qgx7 Mica4014qgx7 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    What p.c of graduates completes This system in the normal time-frame as published inside the catalog?Skeletal method—decreases inflammation in joints, aids restore array of...
    Mica4014qgx7 Mica4014qgx7 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Being a runner I have had issues with lower back pain off-and-on over the years. Recently my hamstrings have been tight enough to play like a cello. Oh man, I have not been doing...
    LeanMean LeanMean 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    when I was in high school, my dickhead principal and my closed minded guidance councilor forced me into seeing the school therapist. NOT because I was having mental or emotional...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Jamys726n0sm9 Jamys726n0sm9 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 6

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    I want to be an Art therapist! I'm going to school for art and design and I love helping people and I really believe this is the perfect career for me! Is anyone out there an art...
    theartistt theartistt 16-17, F Jan 19

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    I love to give females massages because I truly enjoy touching the female body. I will be willing to give my next long term girl friend daily massages.I want to pamper her to the...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M Jan 16

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    Tomorrow I am going for a massage . A 90 minute massage to try and get myself back to a even place in my life . I will give up coffee before I give up massages
    Dancemomisme1 Dancemomisme1 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    There are many places in the city that get massages performed by males. As nice as the guaranteed happy ending places are, I like to try new places where the guy giving the massage...
    john7145 john7145 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    We came back from another day of walking and when we came back, I went to my room to rest for a bit. But my sister came into my room saying that her legs were really sore. I kinda...
    Delphi111 Delphi111 13-15, M Dec 29, 2014

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    I am a LMT and have a few openings for anyone who needs a Massage in Orlando FL or the surrounding areas. No tips are required and you get Free aromatherapy with every treatment...
    StructuredMobile StructuredMobile 31-35, M Jan 3

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    I told my most recent therapist that I was hearing voices and he told me it was and entity and performed an exorcism on me. I had never been so uncomfortable in my life and I...
    Alwaysrabbit Alwaysrabbit 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    My therapist was a male and he tried to touch me all over my body....he even fingered me & I cummed. Not a bad experience though
    Sextme6996 Sextme6996 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    So I kinda freaked my therapist out again today. The 1st time it was about 2 months ago and it was about suicidal thoughts today it was about homicidal thoughts. She had to get all...
    sadly203 sadly203 18-21 Jan 9

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    If you are interested, I can direct you to my yelp page so you can see my reviews. I have many repeat clients, and I burn myself out because I put so much into all of my massages...
    aspectmassage aspectmassage 31-35, M Dec 28, 2014

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    Massages are the best and I love giving them too :)
    freespiritgal2777 freespiritgal2777 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 1

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    I am not a professional but everyone I have given massage to so far says I am pretty damn good.
    sa02000 sa02000 41-45, M Jan 2

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