Feb 13, 2011

My first massage table and working in clinic!

i. First massage table
A few weeks ago I got my very first massage table!! I had lots of fun picking it up from my apartment office. Luckily a man was nice enough to help me take it to my car. Mind you, it was raining that day! But I was soo excited to just take it home and set it up! I had spent days researching the hell out of what would be the best table for me, as well as comparing prices.


Here it is all set up! I am SO happy with everything! I'm so glad I spent all those hours researching and comparing!
I think I truly found my perfect first massage table. I love that it's aluminum and not wooden like the ones we have at school, and came with all the accessories. Not like any of that matters to you haha. But I couldn't be any happier with my first table! :3

The table folds up, has a carry case, is very lightweight, and I also got a bolster.
Don't you see the excite on mah face??? Haha, sarcasm. I had been running around in the rain, and getting everything out of the boxes and plastic was a workout in itself. I was a hot mess.

ii. First clinic
Had my first day of working in the clinic this past Friday. Honestly I wasn't too nervous about how the actual massages would go; I'm pretty confident with my techniques. I was more nervous that I didn't know what exactly to do when it came to meeting my clients and the whole process of getting their files and going over their SOAP notes (I promise I won't use too much massage therapy jargon here). Things were just so unorganized and we all felt like fish out of water.

For the first 15 minutes of my first client I was so nervous, stressed and worked up from all the confusion. I didn't want to transfer the feeling to her so I just took a deep breath and let it all go. And it stayed that way throughout the day :) Apparently all my clients had very nice things to say about me in their reviews! And I even got tips! Totally wasn't expecting that! Whoop!

While I was working the elastic snaps on my wig came undone and by the end of the day my wig had slid back and I didn't even realize it. Awesome. Anyway, even though there was lots of chaos it turned out to be a really good first day!


  1. good job on your first day! :D i think masseuses or any type of occupation where you have to primp a customer requires real good social skills so i commend you on that one ><;;
    my mom says that she only talks to them for the first 10 mins then they fall asleep LOL

  2. Thanks! Yeah, we barely talk to our clients except for before and after the massage haha.. I love it! I work better with my hands than with social skills >_<

  3. heyyy just saw your comment. and thanks!
    i think all long wigs tend to tangle. :( i brush them every so often. i found this page with a trick to keeping it in tact: http://www.funkyhorror.com/longwig.htm
    i'm not sure if it works but if you're willing to try :) hope it works.
    and thanks for the comment about me and mighty. i hope things work out ><;; i hate ldrs ahhh