QUALITIES OF A GREAT MASSAGE THERAPIST

Qualities of a Great Massage Therapist

A great massage therapist can command a long list of loyal clientele. To be the most successful in this business, one must have a certain set of qualities that makes people want to come back. Some of those top qualities include:

Ablity to Self-Promote: A great massage therapist will be most successful if they can promote their work to attract new clients.

Business Management Skills: A great massage therapist has excellent business management skills and can handle running a practice or working on a freelance basis. They are good with finances and marketing.



•Creates a Relaxing Atmosphere: A great massage therapist employs a variety of means to ensure a relaxing atmosphere, including dim lighting, soothing scents, or music.

Excellent Customer Service Skills: A great massage therapist has excellent customer service skills and is willing to accommodate a client to ensure a good massage experience.

Interpersonal Skills: A great massage therapist has excellent interpersonal skills and can create a rapport with a client that helps put them at ease during a treatment. They answer questions readily and explain what they are doing during a massage.

Knowledge of Proper Technique: A great massage therapist has extensive knowledge of the techniques used in a variety of massage types.

Manual Dexterity: A great massage therapist has excellent manual dexterity and is able to easily perform the complicated maneuvers massage therapy requires.

Physical Stamina: A great massage therapist has a good deal of physical stamina and is able to handle standing for long periods of time as well as the rigorous physical effort massage requires.

•Sense of Empathy: A great massage therapist has a strong sense of empathy and strives to use their massage techniques to help improve a client’s well-being.

Strong Client Focus: A great massage therapist is focused solely on the client and is able to tune out all other distractions during a massage. They are committed to providing an enjoyable service to their clients.

Questions to testing a therapist…

Handshake is first touch with a person, must be firm! Is capabile to look in the people eyes with trust and openness. Agrees to give a little working test with intuitive demonstration (to make a short massage).

Would I make a good Massage Therapist?


Do you enjoy working with your hands?


Are you looking for a career that will allow you more professional freedom?


Do you have a desire to help others?


Do you see yourself as a nurturing person?


Are you interested in learning about human anatomy and how the body moves and functions?


Would you like having a flexible work schedule or a full time work?


Do you enjoy working one on one with people?


Do you consider yourself a good listener?


Would you enjoy coaching people on better ways to care for their bodies?


Have you been told you have a great touch?


Have friends/family told you that you would make a great Massage Therapist?


Would you enjoy working in a calm healing environment?

Buddhattitude therapist

*Work with heart and soul, the therapist hands are like a sacred instrument that gives the treasure that is inside(golden hands!).


*It is a good listener and empathizes with the client’s needs perfectly.


*Understand what it means to work intuitively.


*Understand that massage is a whole  therapy  that beginning with the first look, the first handshake,the first touch, the first smile, massage is an art that is inside us, massage is not a mechanical thing.


* The therapist  gives the best attitude! Work emotional, spiritual…


*Undestand what meens a energetic therapies. Buddhattitude therapies are a combination of knowledge of Ayurvedic Tibetan concept, but also a combination of other therapies from all the word- like Shiatsu, Thai, Lomi Lomi, Swedish…The trainer speake about energetic points, energetic meridians, chakras and the therapist must have knowledge about this, is information collected in many years, a good therapist know all this things.



Daniela Dumitru,

Spa Development Consultant&Trainer

B/Attitude, a complete face and body care line full of pure intent!
Our Philosophy, your experience!
For more information visit
www.buddhabar.com

 

 

 

 

 

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