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Dear Eunice,

I have recently left school with some good qualifications (i live in England), and it is my dream to be a masseur for women models. Preferably young, pretty, lingerie and swimwear models. I don't want to massage old people.

Is the pay good? What must i do to become one?

Thank you for reading,

Ryan

P.s. I'd prefer female clients only.

It's fine if you don't know much about English massage courses, i'm open to travelling to the Philippines/China/Japan to study about and do this Job. They have more beautiful women there

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Hello Ryan,

I am glad that you wanted to pursue a career in massage therapy. Massage therapy practice per se, does not discriminate age, gender or appearance so whatever you will learn in massage school you can apply to your target market- and in this case beautiful models. You need a good business plan for this and you need to acquire the necessary requirements in order to practice in England or wherever you want to practice. I have written a blog about becoming a massage therapist in the Philippines, here is the link:
http://yunesa.blogspot.com/2009/02/how-to-be-licensed-massage-therapist.html
or learn all about the career and its intricasies as it is practiced around the world with resources online:
http://www.amazon.com/Massage-Therapy-Wellness-Resource-Career/dp/971691878X
There are also ethics and etiquette in this profession here is a link:
http://yunesa.blogspot.com/2009/02/preventing-or-avoiding-sexual-advances.html

Hope this helps.

God speed,

Eunice

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Eunice Estipona is a spa consultant, mentor, advisor, speaker, lecturer & author.One of her advocacies is to make healing & information regarding the field of spa, massage & wellness accessible & affordable to everyone. If you are serious about turning your business or practice around, making the right decisions, getting an unbiased opinion & knowing where to get help, for lectures & other concerns she can be contacted at yunesa@yahoo.com or +639184745685. To find out how she can help you take your business to the next level, visit her site at http://www.meetup.com/philippinespaandwellness or http://www.meetup.com/philippinemassagetherapy These along with hundreds of resources found locally and abroad are contained in “The Spa, Massage and Wellness Resource and Career Book”, the first book of resource information to know more about the Spa, Massage and Wellness Industry in the Philippines and other countries including the United States, Australia and other Asian countries. If you are a spa, massage therapy and wellness information seeker the resources contained in the book is for you. This book is a collection of data and valuable information regarding the spa and massage industry in a global perspective with a focus on the Philippines. Her advocacy in writing the book is to make “unbiased” information regarding the field of spa, massage and wellness resources and career, accessible and affordable for everyone. If you are considering a career in the massage, spa and wellness industry, this book will prepare you and give you a glimpse of what it is like, the preparation you need to take: emotionally, intellectually and financially. In this book, you will learn more details in the spa and massage field and the possible paths you can take. You will also learn about local and international training programs offered and numerous employment possibilities. Giving you much needed information at your fingertips.

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EUNICE ESTIPONA, started as a freelance massage therapist way back in 2001 became a Licensed Massage Therapist in 2002 and since then worked her way up the career ladder of the spa, she became hooked to the intricacies of the spa industry which eventually led to her organizing the International Council for Complementary Medicine, Inc.. She is a Registered Medical Technologist, a Licensed Massage Therapist and an Emergency Medical Technician. She finished numerous trainings, seminars and workshops including spa management programme in Bangkok, Thailand and the Institute of Spa Management. She is a spa and wellness center consultant, teacher, lecturer, coach (even a cyber/online coach), referral facilitator, mentor and speaker specializing in Massage/Touch Therapy. She is a spa and indigenous healing aficionado, connoisseur and information consultant. She will tell you what you need to know and direct you to people who can be of help. Nearly half of her experience in the industry was spent on managerial, consulting and supervisory level. Through this exposure she has been able to gain strong insight into the wellness industry. Being a frequent spa-goer herself who has experienced being a practitioner and a client, she also has first hand-experience on what it is like wearing different hats.

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