MASSAGE Magazine’s recent article, “30 on 30: Massage Experts on 30 Years of Massage Therapy,” featured Ariana Vincent, L.M.T., M.T.I., B.C.T.M.B. The article highlights the experiences, impressions, and opinions of massage experts, therapists, and educators about the massage profession’s evolution over three decades.
The Ariana Institute for Wellness Education offers an outstanding resource for those interested in advanced massage therapy techniques, featuring topics that include Sports Massage, CranioSacral Therapy, Chair Massage, Addiction Recovery and Therapeutic Massage. The Ariana Institute’s Advanced Massage Therapy Techniques Manual is part of a series of massage manuals that are designed to help deepen the knowledge and understanding of current massage therapists and introduce new, upcoming massage therapists to the world of massage and bodywork. To order your copies of the Ariana Institute’s Advanced Massage Therapy Techniques Manual visit www.amazon.com/author/arianavincent.
This manual incorporates detailed protocol descriptions, high definition instructional photos, links to the Ariana Institute’s online instructional videos demonstrating a wide variety of techniques, marketing and practice building strategies, and resources for advanced learning to encourage a comprehensive understanding of therapy modalities that can be offered in a massage practice.
The Ariana Institute’s therapy manual series has been over 16 years in the making and is a monumental achievement for the Ariana Institute. The Advanced Massage Therapy Techniques Manual is a perfect source of deep study for massage therapists and those seeking to further cultivate their practices and expand their understanding of advanced massage therapy techniques!
Ariana Vincent in the Hall of Fame Booth at the 2015 World Massage Festival
The 2015 World Massage Festival was a profound and meaningful experience. It was held in Michigan City, Indiana about four hours by plane and bus from my home in Austin. Friendships were deepened, minds were expanded and fun was had. I was honored to be invited to give my acceptance speech for the World Massage Hall of Fame award I received in 2013. Here is a link to photos from the World Massage Festival: https://www.flickr.com/photos/arianavincent/sets/72157655918080452. Continue reading “The 2015 World Massage Festival”
The Ariana Institute for Wellness Education is incredibly excited to present a new edition of the Ariana Institute’s Techniques in the Spa World Manual. This manual is part of a series of massage manuals that are designed to help deepen the knowledge and understanding of current massage therapists and introduce new, upcoming massage therapists to the world of massage and bodywork.
This series has been over 16 years in the making and is a monumental achievement for the Ariana Institute. The Techniques in the Spa World Manual, Second Edition covers a variety of topics related to the history, preparation and administration of spa massage modalities, including:
* Aromatherapy for Massage and Bodywork
* Ayurvedic Massage
* Couples Massage
* Hot and Cold Stone Massage
* Spa Techniques-Exfoliation and Body Wraps Continue reading “The Ariana Institute Proudly Presents Techniques in the Spa World, 2nd Edition”
Ariana Vincent, World Massage Festival Hall of Fame Honoree
Ariana Vincent, CEO of the Ariana Institute for Wellness Education, is excited about attending the at the Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa in Michigan City, Indiana.
On Monday evening, July 13, 2015, Ariana will be giving her acceptance speech as a member of the Massage Therapy Hall of Fame. She was included in the Hall of Fame several years ago; however, this is the first opportunity she has had to personally offer an acceptance speech. She gladly accepted Mike Hinkle’s invitation to officially accept her Hall of Fame award. Ariana is humbled to be honored by a community of friends, colleagues and kindred spirits at the World Massage Festival. She would like to thank everyone involved in helping her on her path to becoming a member of the World Massage Festival Hall of Fame, including Mike Hinkle and Cindy Michaels, the founders of the Festival, her family, her wonderful team at the Ariana Institute, her mentors, and her incredible clients and students.
The Ariana Institute for Wellness Education is pleased to announce that Ariana Vincent is The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education 2015 Continuing Education Provider of the Year, recognizing her excellence in massage and bodywork education. Continue reading “Ariana Vincent Honored as AFMTE 2015 Continuing Education Provider of the Year”
Beginning Your Career as a Massage Therapy Instructor
There are myriad ways you can configure your career as an MTI. You can work part-time or full-time, you can use your experiences as an MTI as a stepping-stone to another career, you can focus on being an MTI as a second career, you can blend teaching with your current vibrant massage therapy practice, or you can supplement your retirement income by becoming an MTI. There are opportunities to work as an independent massage therapy instructor like I do, you can work as an instructor at an established massage therapy school, and/or you can work for a nationwide company that provides massage therapy classes throughout the U.S. Continue reading “Positive Influence – PART 3”
The Paths to Becoming a Massage Therapy Instructor
Serving as a Massage Therapy Instructor and Continuing Education Provider has been a vehicle that has facilitated the opening of my heart and my intellect in unimaginable ways as part of my devotion to a path of service. When you look within yourself and evaluate your life, do you feel that you have the desire to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others? You could actualize this goal by becoming a Massage Therapy Instructor (MTI). Not only would you be living a virtuous life of service, but you would also concurrently be adding another stream of income to your professional portfolio. If you find this path to be of interest, here are some guidelines that will help facilitate your success. Continue reading “Positive Influence – Part 1”
Ariana Institute offers online and onsite Prenatal Massage continuing education courses for massage therapists. These courses are approved by the National Certification Board as well as the majority of states within the US. Please visit https://www.arianainstitute.com/ce-online/ for registration and details.
Prenatal massage offers a wide range of physiological, emotional and psychological benefits such as: Continue reading “The Benefits of Prenatal Massage”
PRACTICE BUILDING TIPS
- Take time to create a clear vision of what you want and need based on your values.
- Think about tangible and tasteful ways to cultivate referrals, increase your presence in your client’s lives, and fill your practice, all the while staying true to your values and principles
- Examine how attitudes about money, value, socioeconomic class, and the age-old clash between commerce and healing, can affect your ability to truly useful to those you serve.
- Appreciate what you have. Focus on what you’re grateful for in your life. Continue reading “Successfully Marketing Massage”