Archive for the ‘Massage Tables’ Category

Static and Working Weight – Why They Really Matter

Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Static and Working Weight – Why They Really MatterIf you’re in the market for a new massage table (or even if you’re not), you’ve likely seen a slew of table descriptions that include static weight and working weight. Most massage therapists know the difference, but if you’re new to the profession or are a client yourself, you might be in the dark. So, what is the difference?

Static Weight

Static weight is exactly that: static and unchanging. It is, essentially, the amount of weight that you can put on a table (without moving around or applying additional (more…)

Portable Massage Chairs – A Wave of Benefits

Friday, December 30th, 2011

Portable Massage ChairsI recently worked with Stronglite’s Bruce Eatchel on a project involving chair massage. Before I go on, let me first own up to something: I had always seen chair massage as an add-on of sorts, as a way to generate leads that would eventually turn toward more traditional massage. Well … I was wrong and I’m not afraid to admit it.

Certainly, there are those who successfully use portable massage chairs as a way to generate new business. If you are one of them, you have my highest high-five and deepest admiration for getting out there and building your clientele. With that said, I now realize that portable massage chairs have much more to offer these days. Here’s what I learned during my fateful conversation with Bruce:

In a challenging economy, massage therapists who have long sought out the stability of large spas and franchises are turning to chair massage (more…)

Finding New Clients for Your New Massage Business

Friday, April 8th, 2011

So you have completed massage therapy school and maybe spent some time working as a massage therapist for somebody else. You have done some research, found a place or made a space in your home, invested in a good massage table, soothing lighting, massage oils, and all the rest and  now you are ready to hang out your shingle and go into business for yourself.  Congratulations! Now all you need are  clients…