Massage: A Career at Your Fingertips [NOOK Book]

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How to open and market a massage practice, retain clients, and handle the financial and legal aspects of the business are just a few of the topics covered in this comprehensive guide to a career in massage therapy. Addressing the practical day-to-day as well as the formal components of running a business, this guide provides candid, grounded advice from 50 massage practitioners. Beginning with an overview of the profession, this handbook offers a thorough orientation to the business with specific advice on ...
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Massage: A Career at Your Fingertips

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Overview

How to open and market a massage practice, retain clients, and handle the financial and legal aspects of the business are just a few of the topics covered in this comprehensive guide to a career in massage therapy. Addressing the practical day-to-day as well as the formal components of running a business, this guide provides candid, grounded advice from 50 massage practitioners. Beginning with an overview of the profession, this handbook offers a thorough orientation to the business with specific advice on ethics, professional associations, governmental regulations, licensing laws and zoning requirements, insurance coverage, and sources for equipment and training. How to professionally handle clients who seek sexual massage or are survivors of abuse, the challenges unique to male massage professionals, and the politics of massage are also addressed.

Provides what is needed to consider, plan & exe- cute a career in massage or bodywork, choosing schools, etc.

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Editorial Reviews

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"Chock full of down-to-earth information and advice . . . should be required reading for anyone seriously contemplating a career in massage therapy." —Massage Therapy Journal

"This book will guide students most efficiently towards their educational and career goals." —Deane Juhan, author, Job's Body

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780964466234
  • Publisher: Enterprise Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/28/2005
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Fifth Edition, Fifth edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 300
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Martin Ashley, JD, LMT, is a practicing attorney and massage therapist. He lives in Somers, New York.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 7, 2000

    love to read this!

    I purchased the book 'A career At Your Fingertips' about two years ago and read this book thoroughly. I since have enrolled in a massage thereapy school and am about to graduate from that school. I really liked and would recomemed for anyone interested in massage therapy to read and learn from this book considering all information in it.

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