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How to Recommend Massage to Clients

On a recent Facebook live, we went over how to recommend massage to clients. At PMA, there are many different massage techniques we teach and use regularly to help with many different problem areas. Sometimes, if clients...

Knee Pain Treatment Options: Massage Therapy

Knee Pain Treatment Options: Massage Therapy

There are many different causes of knee pain. It can be caused by issues related to muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones and connective tissue. There can also be knee pain related to poor movement patterns and imbalances in the body such as muscular imbalances. This...

5 Tips for Sleeping Better

5 Tips for Sleeping Better

We have all heard that sleep is important. But why? And how do we improve our quality of sleep? The “why“ is that when we sleep, our brain and our body are able to regenerate and heal, thus allowing us to function optimally. When we do not get enough sleep, it can...

3 Tips for Post Massage Care

3 Tips for Post Massage Care

Massage Therapy is often very relaxing and helps the body feel its best. After a massage, there are helpful techniques to employ in order to decrease the potential for post-massage soreness and to keep the good feelings continuing. Three tips for post massage care...

Can I Get A Massage With Sensitive Skin?

Can I Get A Massage With Sensitive Skin?

Massage therapy is helpful for many ailments and conditions, as it can help to eliminate pain, relax muscles, and help with immune function. With that, people with sensitive skin may wonder if a massage is ok for them based on their particular skin condition. There...

How to Manage and Relieve Stress

How to Manage and Relieve Stress

We all deal with stress, but what are some ways we can relieve stress in our daily lives? On a recent Facebook Live, we discussed healthy methods to dealing with stress! Read our top tips for reducing stress in your life! Like us on Facebook! Follow us on...

Deep Tissue Massage: Demo

Watch as our instructor Marie walks through proper thumb technique for deep tissue massage! This technique is one of many that students learn and perform with instructors during their hands-on, in-person training. Learn more about our massage therapy program!

Swedish Massage: Petrissage Demo

Watch as instructor Meagan demonstrates the Swedish massage technique petrissage! This fundamental technique is taught as part of our online massage therapy program. Learn more about our curriculum here!...

Intro to Swedish Massage

Intro to Swedish Massage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZvvYkugjRQ&feature=youtu.be On a recent FB Live, Ashley explained the basic principles of Swedish Massage, which is one of the core techniques taught at The Professional Massage Academy. Like us on Facebook! Follow us on...

Interacting With Clients as a Massage Therapist

Interacting With Clients as a Massage Therapist

As a massage therapist, you have the opportunity to interact with many different clients and help identify their specific needs. On a recent Facebook live, Ashley discussed professional standards for interacting with clients as well as how to help assess what type of...

What is a Chair Massage?

What is a Chair Massage?

Chair massage is a type of massage therapy that is performed on a client while they are in a seated position. The “chair” is often a particular massage therapy portable chair that the client can comfortably sit or kneel on, with a head and face support. How can this...

Top 5 College Study Hacks

Top 5 College Study Hacks

The Professional Massage Academy pairs an online curriculum with hands-on training. This allows our students to learn at their own pace. Studying is an integral part of learning something new. Although studying is important, it can be difficult to perfect. These study...

Prenatal Massage Benefits

Prenatal Massage Benefits

Getting massage therapy while you are pregnant can be very beneficial. This is often referred to as “prenatal” massage*. Prenatal massage benefits are numerous and can help relief many symptoms associated with pregnancy. Prenatal Massage Benefits As for anyone,...

Intro to Massage

Intro to Massage

Intro to Massage One of the most important parts of massage therapy is not only learning the fundamental skills, but making the client feel comfortable and relaxed during their visit. In this intro to massage video, learn how to approach clients and how to walk them...