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The Power of a Minute

Time management strategies to help build your practice

By David Kent, LMT, NCTMB

There’s no doubt about it; our lives are busier then ever. While juggling careers, relationships, families and everything in between, we sometimes convince ourselves there is not another minute to squeeze in anything else. I know I often feel that way. But is it really true? Is life so busy that we haven’t even a single minute to devote to marketing our practice, learning a new skill or simply doing something good for ourselves?

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David Kent – Massage Today: The Power of a Minute (06/07)

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The Body Is In Charge

Lessons from the full body dissection experience

By David Kent, LMT, NCTMB

There are five senses we learn from: visual, auditory, kinesthetic, olfactory and gustatory. Everyone learns differently. I am primarily a visual and kinesthetic learner. The first time I learned about fascia, muscles, tendons, ligaments, cartilage and adipose in massage school, I processed the information by asking myself several questions: What do these structures look like? What do they feel like? And is it possible for me to see them? Lastly, where could I – a naive massage therapy student – find the answers to these questions? This was, after all, 15 years ago, when massage therapy instruction was slightly less sophisticated. I didn’t know, so I improvised.

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David Kent – Massage Today: The Body Is In Charge (02/07)