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How to Give a Massage and Avoid Cross Contamination with Cream

Can we talk about double dipping? When I say “double dipping”, probably what comes to mind is potato chips and carrots sticks. Or maybe the famous Seinfeld episode where George commits the faux pas of double dipping at a party. What most people would not think about is how to give…

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Transgender Massage or Just a Girl Named "Jeremy"?

About a year or two ago I composed a blog that talked about the idea of getting a massage from a transgender massage therapist. The main question that I was curious to get some feedback on was how a situation would be addressed where you have a customer requesting either a…

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Insurance-Covered Massage Alternative to Opioid Pain Management?

With each passing day, people across The United States from all walks of life increasingly realize that we have a major opioid addiction epidemic in this country. In this article I will explore the notion that massage therapy should be part of the serious conversations that public health officials, medical…

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Meet The Massage Therapist Video Series: Willy, Hollywood Florida

Our amazing therapist Willy based in Hollywood – Broward County Florida talks about why he enjoys working for Body Well as well as his personal style of massage. Also explains one of them in his native French! To book Willy, give us a call or complete our online booking form!…

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Texting During Massage: It's Not OK

Bad habits tend to reinforce themselves. The more you engage in one, the more acceptable it becomes in your own mind. Between my own personal experience as a working massage therapist and managing a massage business for many years I have seen more than my share of bad “massage habits”…

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James Bond's Sneaky Massage featuring Sean Connery & Kim Basinger

I’ve always been a huge James Bond fan. There is a great scene from the movie Never Say Never Again (the one where Sir Sean Connery returned to play Bond one more time) where he pretends to be a massage therapist and works on the gorgeous and unknowing Kim Basinger…

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Discrimination Against Massage Therapists - Yes It's Real!

Massage therapy is a unique profession with a unique history. Massage therapists have in many ways faced an uphill battle over the years to gain respect and acceptance in mainstream American society. As far as we have come, particularly in the past 10 to 15 years, it is not unusual to see some form…

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Volunteer Sports Massage Therapist at U.S. Olympic Trials 2016!

Jane is a highly awarded and accomplished sports massage therapist who is based in the Tampa Bay area. She recently volunteered to perform massage for athletes at the Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon for the U.S. Track & Field Team! She was kind enough to answer a few questions about her experience working…

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The 2nd Amendment Special at "FREEDOM Massage"

———————————————————————————————————————————— AUTHOR’S NOTE: The following is a work of fiction for the purposes of entertainment and discussion. It is not intended to be political or choose sides with respect to gun policy. It simply presents an imagined, yet theoretically possible situation. BODY WELL DOES NOT IN ANY WAY CONDONE OR ENCOURAGE…

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Doing Massage Through a Letter of Protection is a Bad Idea!

A letter of protection may sound nice, but it really provides no protection to massage therapy providers from getting left holding the bag. If you like to be paid for your massage therapy work, never take a promissory note, also known as a letter of protection or LOP. Why not? Well,…

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