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Absolute Values? Professionalism and manifestations of the individual


This is the first post of a four part series on professional development. The series will utilize the terms Massage Therapist, Masseur and Masseuse as a touchstone. Massage Therapy is a growing field of professional endeavor. As the last fifteen years have demonstrated, the creation of civic, secular infrastructure to consolidate and incorporate the profession,… Continue reading Absolute Values? Professionalism and manifestations of the individual

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Massage Envy


This Girl has been offered a job with Massage Envy! Several perks that I did not anticipate were offered for an out of state location and the local location is offering more per hour. I asked for ten days to respond which gives me time to look into license and insurance costs and renewals, housing… Continue reading Massage Envy

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Revolutionary Beauty: Print your own Make Up with Mink 3D Make Up Printer


http://youtu.be/cBZHFUQiP8Q Axiologists, Designers, Artists and lovers of beauty take note: Someone has just walked into the room. “The makeup industry makes a whole lot of money on a whole lot of bulls—,” Grace Choi told an eager crowd at TechCrunch Disrupt. “They do this by charging a huge premium on one thing that technology provides… Continue reading Revolutionary Beauty: Print your own Make Up with Mink 3D Make Up Printer

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What Does It Mean To Be An American Spa?


The tourism industry is the largest industry in the world. It provides infrastructure for nations, tax revenues to governments and assists economic growth across several sectors of the global economy. Tourism employs 8.9 percent of the global workforce and accounts for 11.2 percent of world GDP. Many different trends are conspiring to increase the flow of… Continue reading What Does It Mean To Be An American Spa?

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Spa Sensibility: Choosing nakedness rather than nekkidness


Well the extended holiday is practically over and I am sure many of you got spa certificates as gifts. If you have never been to a spa before you may be wondering what to expect. I wish there were some way I could include the tonal difference between naked and well...naked in this post. You know what I mean.… Continue reading Spa Sensibility: Choosing nakedness rather than nekkidness

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SpaFinder’s Spa Trends to Watch in 2012


May we have a drum roll please? Spa Finder has released their top ten list of new spa trends to watch for in 2012. And the top trends are: 1. Healthy Feet Treatments About time! Anything is better than using live fish to exfoliate your feet - 2. Cold and Ice Are Hot A new… Continue reading SpaFinder’s Spa Trends to Watch in 2012