Chair massage and other seated massage modalities can form the core of your practice or expand the your income opportunities. Because the client stays clothed and the chairs are portable, you can set up for business almost anywhere. Through continuing education, you can brush up on the basics, learn advanced techniques and perfecting your marketing skills to get the most out of your sessions.
Most chair massage courses focus on technique, including adapting modalities like shiatsu and Thai massage for chair sessions, and mastering body mechanics to reduce hand and back strain. Medical massage specialists can learn to adapt chair massage for rehabilitative sessions. If you are looking for new ways to expand your business, look for courses that discuss event and corporate massage.