Archive for tag: massage resources

"Massage Nerd"

As a massage therapist and instructor at Minnesota School of Business, Ryan Hoyme decided he'd like to reach out to students of massage and professional massage therapists and started his website Within his website, Ryan has live shows, posts articles, videos and educational resources, and even conducts surveys to keep his thumb on the pulse of the industry

By visiting his website you can watch a demonstration of craniosacral massage, learn anatomy, pathology, draping, and even the business of massage. He reviews products, conducts workshops, shares graphics and powerpoints, and has practice tests and quizzes for students. He even has crossword puzzles and word scrambles that all have to do with massage and the study of massage. The best part is that he offers everything FREE!

I've barely touched on the wide variety of information Mr. Nerd offers, so I urge you to check out the website to discover everything and anything you ever wanted to know about massage.

Get in Gear: Massage Therapy Equipment

Massage _tableYou already have the two most important pieces of equipment you'll need for your career as a massage therapist: your two hands. But for the massage professional, it helps to have the right gear. Here are some tips on massage equipment from Dr. Randy Swenson, Dean of the College of Allied Health Sciences at NUHS, and head of the university's Massage Therapy Certification Program.

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Massage Radio!

The launch of provides massage therapists and other body workers with a new way to keep up with all the latest news, trends, and thoughts from the industry's leading practitioners. The website offers radio interviews and video footage that can be downloaded or viewed online. Topics addressed include business tools, regulatory practices, school issues, new products and techniques, and profiles of practitioners.