A Day In The Life Of A Massage Therapist

It’s not what you might think. Maybe you think it starts by being woken up by butterflies and holding crystals over belly buttons in the sun. Or maybe you think it’s the blood, sweat and tears of working on client after client and only bringing home a small chunk of...

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SOAP Notes–Simplified

SOAP Notes—Subjective, Objective, Assessment and Plan—allow wellness practitioners to document and organize client progress for themselves, and communicate patient issues clearly to other healthcare professionals. They may also be required for insurance billing. As any bodyworker or massage therapist knows, documentation can require a lot of time and effort (especially...

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Friday Focus – Pani Tantiseri

Pani Tantiseri - **NYC THAI MASSAGE New York City** Favorite healthy food?  Pad Thai J Favorite indulgence? Coffee. I would definitely say it’s my aphrodisiac. Favorite movie/book? My recent ****book: **“**Start Something That Matters” Favorite music for doing massage?  “Temple of Love” by Rasa Favorite music to listen to?  Any...

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Friday Focus ‘Mom’s Day Special’ – Alesha Lifka

*Editor’s note: Alesha was one of our earliest clients at MassageBook and our first “Friday Focus.”  In honor of Mother’s Day, we wanted to highlight her again because not only is she a new mom for the second time last month (Congrats!), her massage therapy specialty is prenatal and postpartum...

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Friday Focus – Jesse Connor

Jesse Connor - Jesse Connor PAS, NKT, FMS, LMT, Birmingham, Ala. Favorite healthy food? Green smoothies Favorite indulgence? Pizza Favorite activity? Camping, hiking Favorite movie/book? “Taken,”  “P.S. I love you” Favorite music for doing massage? Jami Sieber radio on Pandora Favorite music to listen to? 80s **Favorite kind of ice...

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Friday Focus – Scott Gould, Hand Over Hand Massage & Wellness

Scott Gould - **Hand Over Hand Massage & Wellness, **Loves Park, Ill. Favorite healthy food? I just polished off a bag of baby carrots as I reached this question. Favorite indulgence? My indulgence shares the same name. Indulgent Trail Mix. Favorite activity? Actually, I am just going to refer you...

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Friday Focus – Carrie Smith-Hardee

Carrie Smith-Hardee - Thrive Massage, LLC, Gilbert, Arizona Favorite healthy food? Vietnamese food for sure. Spring rolls, anyone? Favorite indulgence? Fresh peaches, dripping ripe, right off the tree. Favorite activity? Walking in nature, dancing, and time with loved ones. Favorite movie/book? I’ve always loved the movie “Herald and Maude” It’s such an inspiring message....

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Friday Focus – Jennifer Stelzer, LMT

Jennifer Stelzer - Jennifer Stelzer Licensed Massage Therapy, Portland, Ore. Favorite healthy food? Does water count? If not, fresh pineapple! Favorite indulgence? I’ll admit it: bacon (but not very often!) Favorite activity? Dancing! Favorite movie/book? I love watching “Winged Migration,” a beautiful documentary about birds and their migrating patterns. I recently loaned my DVD...

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The best of…Friday Focus

What do you like best about doing massage? I love having a job that allows you to help people, and one that people appreciate.  I also really enjoy having a job that allows me to move, use my hands, and provide the challenge of trying to decipher a patien’s ailments....

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