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Earthlite® Massage Heroes – Ruthie

Earthlite works with many massage therapists and business owners that we think deserve to be highlighted. We wanted to recognize a few people that we consider “heroes” of the massage world: business owners, innovators, sports therapists, and local massage therapists that provide to the general public. These interviews allow us to exemplify the wonderful work [...]

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Why Massage Is Worth the Money, Every Single Time

  Let me start off with a disclaimer: I get a massage once a week. Lots of people think I’m nuts. Even more think I’m made of money. I’m neither (okay, maybe a little of the first, but almost none of the latter). I am an average working mom; and the majority of my paycheck [...]

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5 Best Ways to Manage Holiday Stress

The holidays are in the air—and with them, stress is in the air. Unless you are somehow super human—and I most certainly am not—you are likely already beginning to feel the crunch. There are gifts to buy, parties to attend, lights to put up, cookies to bake, and family gathering to plan. And we love [...]

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Getting Naked: The Skinny (or Not So Skinny) of It!

So, you’ve booked a massage. Perhaps it’s your first; perhaps not. Perhaps it’s your first massage with a therapist of the opposite sex. Or it’s just your first time seeing a new massage therapist. You can’t wait for the massage—you need some relaxation in the midst of your increasingly hectic schedule. Life hasn’t let up [...]

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The Cost of a Massage: From Thailand to Tokyo

Destination vacations are planned in order to luxuriate and enjoy personal time. There’s no better way to spend an hour luxuriating than in the hands of a trained massage therapist. The next time you plan a trip abroad, consider the average price of a massage in your destination nation.

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What to look for in your first massage table?

Are you new to massage? Or, perhaps, you’ve been massaging for a while, but are yet to purchase your first massage table. Not sure what to look for? Fear not. In an effort to smooth along the process, I’ve put together a basic cheat sheet. So, let’s get started: Quality, Durable Materials If I have [...]

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To Intern or Not To Intern

Are you internship material? An Internship certainly isn’t required to spark the beginnings of a successful career in massage, and let’s face it, it’s a tough decision to take a position that most likely offers little or no pay. However, internships can be a great way to gain some pretty valuable on-the-job experience that will [...]

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Try something new and make it your own

The art of staying fresh while practicing what you love. Why limit your massage therapy practice to one particular segment when you can build upon your skills to offer therapies that appeal to geriatric audiences, as well as infants, those with special needs, or those who seek alternative forms of therapy altogether? In addition, you [...]

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The Healing Power of Massage

The healing power of touch has been known and practiced since earliest times. We know that the art of massage was practiced by the Greeks and Romans, in ancient India and China, and massage is even mentioned and praised for its healing powers in the Bible. Indeed the laying on of hands, prominent in so [...]

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3 Tips to Build Your Skills and Confidence BEFORE starting your own Practice

We all know the benefits of massage in helping people become more in tune with their overall sense of inner peace and harmony, allowing them to be happier even healthier and more productive in their lives. In the last decade, the number of massage-seeking adults has nearly tripled – so there’s definitely work to be [...]

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