Building a career in massage therapy has many rewards such as freedom and flexibility. You can run your massage business at home, mobile massage or both. It’s becoming more and more popular since individuals and workplaces are discovering the benefits of massage as a relaxation and stress-reducing therapy.
Running your own massage therapy business is an exciting venture and can be very rewarding. And we are here to get you started:
Step 1: Get a qualification in massage
The first thing to do to run your own massage therapy business is to enrol in a recognised courses such as those offered by Le Spa Massage Academy. Our courses allow students to register for insurance and membership with professional bodies in Australia.
Step 2: Licensing and Insurance
Accreditation at Le Spa Massage Academy allows students to register their memberships with International Institute For Complementary Therapists (IICT) and apply for insurance.
- IICT Membership
- First Aid Proficiency
- Public Liability and Indemnity Insurance
- Business ABN Number
- Registration of Business Name
Step 3: Market you business
Writing up a marketing plan is useful to understand your customers and the business segments you are targeting. Also, setting up a website as well as a social media pages will also allow you to market the business and keeping in contact with clients.
Step 4: Prepare your equipment and amenities
- Massage table
- Sheet and towels
- Bolster and pillow
- Eyes’ cover
- Towel warmer
- Massage oil/powder/balm
- Diffuser and essential oils
- Hand sanitizer
- Some relaxing background music
- Health and Assessment Form. Download Free Here.
Congratulations on your decision to become your own boss. Please remember that Le Spa Massage Academy is here with you along the journey.