“The history between a client and therapist, and the consequent deep feelings of mutual respect, can make a massage so important.” AMT Chairperson Michelle McKerron shares a personal story of how some some people are more than clients.Continue Reading →
“As Massage Therapists, we often see people at their most vulnerable. Helping a client through their time of death is taking this vulnerability to the next level.” Tara Goulding shares her experience of providing more than simply a massage.Continue Reading →
From the dusty AMT archive, we travel back to December 2002 and a massage that one might want to forget but never can.Continue Reading →
AMT CEO Rebecca Barnett delves into the murky world of identity for massage therapists. How have we come to doubt our value to clients? Where do we go to from here? And how can we take heart from a chance encounter in a lift? All this, plus a spot of Robert Frost.Continue Reading →
Use the words ‘pleasure’ and ‘massage’ in the same sentence and watch the eyebrows go up. Does it have to be this way? Massage Therapist and Psychotherapist Tim Clark introduces us to The Pleasure-Purpose Principle, which he’ll be presenting on at the 2018 AMT National Conference on 13 October 2018.Continue Reading →
By Dave Moore
How much should you be charging for a massage treatment? Do you follow what other therapists charge or do you examine your labour hours, outgoings, inflation and other operational costs?
With some simple steps, I’ll show you how to set a realistic price. Continue Reading →