Self-Care For a High Performance Practice
Countless therapists get injured and leave the profession every year leading many to believe that a full time massage career is not sustainable. But in this engaging discussion, we’ll challenge that notion and we’ll help you to see yourself as a massage athlete. As with athletic longevity, it all starts with how you think about self-care, action planning, and discipline. You really can stay in the profession for as long as you like, but only if you do the things necessary to take care of yourself in an effective self-care program, just like a successful athlete.
Rick Boden began his career as a Spa Director, overseeing spa services in the Mirage Hotel and the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. He become a massage therapist in 1991 and went on to own and operate his own day spa for over 10 years, later becoming a Massage Envy franchisee. As the current Director of Employee Brand Engagement and Education for Massage Envy Corporate, he has created numerous training programs for massage therapists. He is passionate about helping massage therapists learn how to care for themselves in order to remain in the profession for as long as they like.