ABMP Podcasts for Massage Therapists & Bodyworkers

Exploring the issues and challenges unique to the massage and bodywork community.

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Ep 12 – Improving Your Client Communication Skills with Dr. Kerry Mitchell

What does successful client communication look like? It involves active listening, foregoing judgment and assumptions, and clear direction. University of Denver assistant teaching professor Dr. Kerry Mitchell guides listeners on being present for your clients during COVID-19, “selling the why” during difficult conversations, and being aware of verbal triggers.

Ep 10 - “Supercharging Standard Precautions” with Massage Mastery Online’s Anne Williams

Preventing Disease Transmission in Massage Practice author Anne Williams talks about transitioning textbooks from print to digital, effective teaching methods, and supercharging MT practices with guidance on best practices for ensuring practitioner and client safety. Darren also checks in with pathology expert Ruth Werner on recent WHO statements regarding asymptomatic transmission of COVID-19.

Ep 8 – Conversations in Quarantine – Interview with Allissa Haines and Michael Reynolds (Massage Business Blueprint) – Part 2

In Part 2 of our discussion with Allissa Haines and Michael Reynolds of Massage Business Blueprint, we discuss short-term business triage ideas and long-term goals, planning for worst-case scenarios and unpredictability, accounting basics and financial literacy, impostor syndrome, developing your dream practice, diversification, and productivity in a downtime. 

Ep 7 – Conversations in Quarantine – Interview with Allissa Haines and Michael Reynolds (Massage Business Blueprint) – Part 1

Allissa Haines and Michael Reynolds, the team behind Massage Business Blueprint and Massage & Bodywork magazine’s column Blueprint for Success, join us to discuss current life without massage and touch, client communication during a crisis, Allissa’s decision to close her practice, and what’s the secret sauce that makes up MBB's services and membership offerings.

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