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6 Things Your Massage Therapist Wants You to Know

6 Things Your Massage Therapist Wants You to Know

I have been a Sydney massage therapist for a long time in and to use a cliché, ‘I’ve seen it all’.  However, just because I don’t worry about most things related massage, it does not mean that I don’t understand that there are things that may concern you. Your body If you are on my table, you will not be judged about any aspects of your body.   When you take off your clothes and lie on a massage table then…

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Murphy’s Laws for Mobile Massage Therapists

Murphy’s Laws for Mobile Massage Therapists

I have been a Sydney mobile massage therapist for over ten years and would like to put down some of my experiences in the form of the “The Rules of Being a Mobile Massage Therapist”. Please note that these comments are very much tongue in cheek. For my real feelings about being a mobile massage therapist then check out https://www.richardlanemassage.com.au/blog/advantages-of-being-a-mobile-massage-therapist/ Rule 1 If I am booked to work in a unit block without a lift then without fail the client…

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Massage Etiquette Australia

Massage Etiquette Australia

A frequent discussion post on massage Facebook groups revolves around what to wear for a massage, draping and whether adjusting underwear is appropriate. And often there are large cultural differences.  This may lead to massage recipients feeling uncomfortable when partaking in massage in a different country.  Or even if they were to try a different modality in their own country.  This post discusses massage etiquette in Australia. An expression that is commonly used by therapists is that you should “undress…

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Mobile Lymphatic Drainage Massage in Sydney

Mobile Lymphatic Drainage Massage in Sydney

Mobile lymphatic drainage massage therapists in Sydney may be available for massage to your home depending on your location. Please complete the webform at the bottom of the page if you would like to be contacted or receive more information. Please note that I personally do not offer lymphatic drainage Sydney and there are significant areas of Sydney that do not appear to have mobile lymphatic drainage massage near me therapists. This article is primarily for information purposes. The intent…

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Assault and Massage – What to Do

Assault and Massage – What to Do

Recently there seem to have been an increase in number of assaults reported on massage clients by their “therapist”. Whether this is the result of an actual increase in assaults or reporting of assaults that would previously have not been reported is unknown and to some extent a moot point anyway as even one sexual assault is one too many. The vast majority of these assaults are by male massage therapists on female clients. Often when these types of assaults…

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Why Female Clients Prefer Female Massage Therapists

Why Female Clients Prefer Female Massage Therapists

Had conversation recently with a client who had recommended me to a colleague. Her colleague though had only ever had massages from females therapists and was not prepared to even consider a massage from a male, despite my clients recommendations. My client struggled to understand it and just put it down to the fact that she was concerned about the potential vulnerability being a female in a state of undress alone with a male. And given that there have been…

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Funny Massage Story #3

Funny Massage Story #3

Just a short story this time. Received booking from a wife as a surprise for her husband as he had been working hard and was generally fairly stressed. The appointment was scheduled for 8pm on a Sunday night. I arrive and knock at the designated time and hubbie answers the door in a dressing gown. And a very crest fallen look on his face. Turns out his wife had put the kids to bed early and told him to go…

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Mobile Massage Records

Mobile Massage Records

I’m sure most massage therapists would have “claims to fame” at one stage or another during their massage careers. The following is a list of my mobile massage “records”and “claims to fame” although I suspect some of them would have been bettered by other therapists. Most locations visited to see same client – 6 Most generations massaged within one session – 3 Largest age gap between clients massaged in the same week – 94 (100 yr old and 6 yr…

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Is Your Bra Giving You A Headache?

Is Your Bra Giving You A Headache?

One of the most common conditions that we see as massage therapists is tension in the neck and shoulders caused by poor posture. The shoulders are rounded forward which may cause the head to be further forward than ideal. The muscles of the upper back and neck are forced to work hard to compensate and headaches or stiff neck may result. There are any number of reasons why this may occur but a common cause may be an ill fitting…

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Massage – My Pet Dislikes

Massage – My Pet Dislikes

Not that we are biased but receiving massage is wonderful ….. or should be wonderful. However occasionally there are times when the massage therapist is not tuned in to the desires and needs of the massage recipient. Sometimes an hour on the table can seem last an eternity. Fortunately these times are the exception and not the rule. This article lists a few of the things that we don’t particularly enjoy when receiving a massage. 1. When an hour is…

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