My mission here at Successful Bodyworker is to provide you the therapist with the resources so you can stay in the game for the long haul. From CE courses like the MT Injury Roadmap and the MT Hybrid Athlete Program to our active community of therapists that all want to see you succeed, we are single-handedly crushing the burnout rate, one therapist at a time. Don't wait for an injury or limiting self beliefs to take the wheel, level up your strength, self-care and longevity today!
Do your Clients Respect Massage? With Joyce Gauthier
Do you know how to stop solicitation before it happens? Do you know how to diffuse the situation after it has already happened? In this episode I talk with my friend Joyce Gauthier! You may know her as the Sailing Massage Therapist and by her other brand Respect Massage. She is doing some great things in the world of massage therapy as well as building an awesome community who wants to change, support and educate not only therapists, but clients alike. If you have any of the above problems, check this episode out because it is going to be a game changer!
From the Vault: 4 Reasons Why New Therapists Burn Out
A few times each year, we will be going back through the back catalog of some of our best and golden episodes for those who are just joining us or who haven't had the time to revisit all of our episodes!
We have taken some audio from episode 3 "4 Reasons why New Therapists Burn Out, from July of last year! This will be diving into some important reasons why brand new therapists burn out and some tips to help prevent them from occurring.
From the Vault - Abdominal Bracing
We are gonna be doing something a little different a few times a year. . . There were a few episodes of the SB Podcast that were really popular so we have decided to take them out of the vault, dust them off and give them back to the listeners that liked them and for those who haven't gone back through the back catalog of episodes! In this episode we go back over why abdominal bracing is so important to therapists. Make sure to check out the show notes and watch the Abdominal Bracing Youtube video!
5 Bad Physical Habits MT's Develop
Chances are - if you've been a therapist for a while - you've had aches and pains in your neck, QL, thumbs, low back or shoulders at some point.
The simple answer?
There are some bad habits that we all have picked up along the way from working on many clients. . . habits that may feel normal or comfortable to your body just because they have become habitually adapted.
What they may be causing you might surprise you though. . .
Listen as I explain these 5 habits in depth and explore some ways to toss these habits to the curb.
The Efficacy of Cupping with Gretchen Popp
In this episode, I talk with my friend Gretchen about the origin of cupping as well as some ways that you can work on yourself and clients with cups to promote longevity!
4 Self Care Tips for Brand New Therapists
More than half of therapists within Successful Bodyworker Facebook Community say that there was not a great emphasis on self care in massage school. . and this is one of the reasons why burnout among therapists is so prevalent. This one is specifically for all of my brand new therapists and in this episode, I dive into 4 great tips that will help you maximize your self care and take your mindset and injury prevention to the next level.