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How to Prepare for a Career in Massage Therapy

By Joan Hannant, Founder & CEO of The Soma Institute

Embarking on a career in massage therapy offers a fulfilling path to helping others while working in a field that values wellness and personal connection. Whether you’re drawn to the healing aspects of massage or the flexibility of a career in wellness, setting yourself up for success begins with the right foundation.

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The Importance of Continuing Education for Massage Therapists: Staying Ahead in a Changing Field

By Joan Hannant, Founder & CEO of The Soma Institute

Massage Therapy Training in Chicago, Illinois

In the ever-evolving world of healthcare and wellness, massage therapy is no exception to the rapid pace of change. New research findings and shifts in cultural perception of wellness and self-care have all contributed to the dynamic nature of this profession. For massage therapists, staying informed and continuously honing their skills is not just beneficial—it's essential for success.

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Health Benefits of Massage Therapy

By Joan Hannant, Founder & CEO of The Soma Institute

Massage therapy, once considered a luxury, is now recognized for its profound health benefits, spanning physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Here's a closer look at how integrating massage therapy into your wellness routine can significantly improve health.

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The Role of Massage Therapy in Stress Management

By Joan Hannant, Founder & CEO of The Soma Institute

Finding effective stress management methods is more important than ever in our fast-paced world. Massage therapy, with its deep roots in holistic health practices, offers a powerful solution for those seeking to alleviate stress and improve overall well-being. Massage therapy is not just a luxury, it is also an excellent stress-relief option.

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Career Opportunities in Massage Therapy

By Joan Hannant, Founder & CEO of The Soma Institute

Balancing Work, Life & Massage Therapy School

Balancing Work, Life & Massage Therapy School

Embarking on a career in massage therapy opens up many rewarding opportunities. Licensed massage therapists (LMTs) enjoy the flexibility of working in diverse settings and catering to different client needs and preferences. Here are some of the most promising avenues for LMTs:

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