Why Study Massage Therapy?

Why Study Massage Therapy?

Everywhere we go, we are mandated to stay 6 feet away from others. And yet, there are some folks who are choosing to go back to school, in-person, specifically to touch people. I have been spending the summer with some of these unique individuals at an entry-level...
Thoughts on Taking Over a Business – Part 2

Thoughts on Taking Over a Business – Part 2

This is a continuation of last week’s article. As I said last week, this is an old Natural Touch Marketing two-part article from over 10 years ago, but the suggestions in it are very relevant for today’s opportunity-seekers. Let me know what you think… ~ Deanna Now...
Thoughts on Taking Over a Business – Part 1

Thoughts on Taking Over a Business – Part 1

There is a lot of talk of practitioners leaving the massage and bodywork field due to COVID-related job insecurity. While I highly recommend you stay (read my recent Call To Action post), this week’s post is for those of you looking to expand or pursue new...
Masked Self-Expression

Masked Self-Expression

Those of us who have returned to work are grateful to be able to see and help our clients and students again, even in this new, cautious environment. Taking extra-special care of others and ourselves seems natural, as well as a necessary part of the health care we...
Our Time Has Come—A Call to Action

Our Time Has Come—A Call to Action

If you are pessimistic about the future in general, or the future of massage specifically… this optimistic post will probably annoy you. Nevertheless, read it, it is the truth. Friends, touch deprivation is a real thing. Babies die without touch. And in our current...