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Massage Therapist- 30 min clothed table massage

Company: Davis Massage and Body Therapy
Location: Davis
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Love being a massage therapist but looking for a different pace and approach? Community-style massage might be your place. The community approach is a multidisciplinary movement oriented around disability justice and has a more clinical orientation. We look to make massage accessible and more affordable to everyday people while improving the work conditions of massage therapists.That means:_Clients _* get to keep their clothes on,* sessions are focused on the specific complaint,* our practice is actively destigmatizing mental health, normalizing differing abilities and identities and family structures, and empowering "community healing,* sessions are shorter so people can get in and out quickly, and* clients have the freedom to self-book and self-pay._Therapists_* don't have to deal with oils and laundry,* has a quicker pace with 30 minute appointments,* you get to learn highly focused and effective treatment approaches for a diverse set of health and pain conditions that will make you a highly sought after and top of the field therapist,* you don't compete with other massage therapists, so you aren't competing for a small pool of clients that can afford expensive massages* your client base is double the norm and so this stabilizes your income from month-to-month,* you have control of your schedule to have as many breaks as you want and set your hours/days so you aren't overwhelmed with clients, and* you can focus on work that you love, not the admin.Unlike the normal massage business model, we get twice the volume of clients and the average "return rate" is almost triple. Which offers a stability of income that does not exist anywhere else in the industry unless you are working at a high end spa.This position is ideal for those that prefer working in a physical therapy center or chiropractic office, or doing chair massage. It can be a fast pace if you want it to be, but you have complete control.*Benefits*Unlimited paid training/mentoring, a self-determined schedule, large room with two tables, W2 employee benefits and rights, and a program to help you start your own business if that is what your long term goals are.PAY: half of all revenue from your shift with 5% increase each year (with a guaranteed floor of minimum wage). A moderately busy therapist working only 12 hours a week hands-on would make around $2000/month. You are welcome to work more or fewer hours.*Education/training** Deep tissue or Thai massage or Shiatsu or TuiNa, or equivalent* Kinesiology/Muscle Anatomy* Contraindications* Therapeutic relationship/client communication* Developing treatment plans*Experience** Exposure to clothed massage (including chair massage), or willing to adapt to clothed work* Interested in working with challenging health conditions and populations that normally do not have access/afford massage therapy* A personal or professional interest in disability justice.*Desired Skills** capable and willing to use deeper pressure* can manage clinical thinking skills around medical and health concerns, including injury, range of motion, pain management, and/or posture* knows the basics of client management/communication and developing the therapeutic relationship, including treatment plansJob Type: Part-timePay: $35.00 - $55.00 per hourBenefits:* Flexible schedule* Professional development assistanceSchedule:* 4 hour shift* Self-determined scheduleCOVID-19 considerations:yesAbility to commute/relocate:* Davis, CA 95616: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: One location

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