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Building a Better Business

Building a Better Business

For most therapists there’s a certain level of altruism in their choice of massage as a career; we all want to help people feel more comfortable in their bodies. But for those of us who depend on massage to pay our bills, it’s got to be more than just a healing... read more
Surviving A Deep-Tissue Marathon

Surviving A Deep-Tissue Marathon

I’m always sad when I hear of a massage therapist whose career has been cut short because of body issues; carpal tunnel, painful hands and fingers, bad backs, etc. We were all taught proper body mechanics in massage school so I wonder why that happens? I’ve run... read more
What’s The Deal With Pain

What’s The Deal With Pain

Many clients don’t understand the root sources of the pain they are experiencing…all they know is that they hurt, or they’re weak, or they don’t move as well as they used to. Being able to help them understand where pain comes from goes a long way in... read more
How’s Your Business These Days?

How’s Your Business These Days?

While waiting for my massage last week I overheard one of the other therapists in the office talking with the client he had obviously just worked on. She asked him “Should I come back?” He replied, “Well, I don’t know… you’re always so busy.” Then she asked, “Well... read more
Is it up to the body or the mind

Is it up to the body or the mind

I had a very interesting question from a client today. We had spent the entire session working on deep-seated trigger points in the mid-scapular region, levator scapula, upper traps, scapula, and cervical regions. His work requires him to hike into remote areas with a... read more
This Is Not Your Typical Continuing Education Program

This Is Not Your Typical Continuing Education Program

Aloha! Welcome to my new blog. My name is George Davis and I am the founder and director of Hawaii Bodyworkers Retreat, an NCBTMB certified Continuing Education experience. Like the title says, we are definitely not a typical continuing education program. I will use... read more