Taking care of yourself is as important as taking care of your clients. The work of a massage therapist is demanding, so having a good self-care regimen in place is a necessity. Whether you're giving a massage, tending to business tasks or managing your home, AMTA has resources to help massage therapists stay healthy.
- Self-Care Techniques
Placing a priority on self-care helps you center yourself and reduce stress. It helps equip you for the stress of running a business or managing a career in addition to the strenuous physical effort. Read on for tips massage therapists can use today.
- Time Management
Massage therapy is a demanding profession. Taking care of yourself is essential not only to your health but also to the longevity of your career. Part of a good self-care program is learning time management skills so you don’t get burned out or injured.
- Client Handout: Practicing Meditation
- Use this client handout to help explain the benefits of massage therapy and provide great tips for self-care between massage sessions.
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