Massage Therapist Resume

Massage therapy is a set of body strokes, medically proven beneficial to a severe patient or to a normal person. Massage therapists are the trained experts who can work out the massage strokes on different body parts of a person. As a trained professional, they are completely aware of the consequences of each type of stroke on the body of a particular person.

In the recent years, massage therapy’s popularity is growing tremendously and in turn, demands more massage therapists! Typically, a massage therapist can work at a salon, spa or at a sports centre. Massage therapists have to acquire a license issued by the federal or a state health council.

Refer to the below given sample resume for massage therapist.

Sample Massage Therapist Resume:

Tom Green
456, X Street, Y Avenue,
Los Angeles, CA-90003
(123) 456-7890

Career Objective:

To seek the position of massage therapist in a well reputed salon/spa

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Highly experienced massage therapists with 4+ years of experience
  • Worked with thousands of clients giving successful results and good service track records
  • In depth knowledge of the theory behind the massage strokes accompanied by perfect practical dexterity
  • Deep knowledge of fundamentals of human physiology. Able to identify exact massage needs of a person by studying his/her previous medical history
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination. Able to vary the intensity and speed of strokes to suit to the client’s body conditions
  • Thorough knowledge of Swedish massage therapy. Familiar with some other leading massage therapies applied at other parts of the globe
  • Good English communication skills. Able to interact with clients from all age groups and make them feel comfortable by conversing during the massage sessions
  • Extremely planned and professional approach towards the job

Professional Work Experience:

ABC Salon and Massage Center, Los Angeles CA (2005-Present)

Massage Therapist

  • Studying the medical history of a client before beginning actual massage session
  • Interacting with the client to understand their commonly occurring symptoms, any severe, unrevealed health related fact and their routine lifestyle
  • Informing client about the various activities performed during the massage session and benefits of each activity
  • Assisting the client in lying down on the massage table
  • Instructing the client for attaining appropriate and comfortable positioning on the table
  • Applying the suitable massage strokes on the client’s body parts following a proper process sequence
  • Applying light oils / lotions to enhance the effects of the applied strokes
  • Conversing with the clients to inform them about the currently ongoing stroke
  • Maintaining good harmony among the strokes applied
  • Leaving the client alone for some time after finishing the massage session, for post-massage body relaxation
  • Interacting with the client and recording their feedback about the session

Academic education:

  • Bachelor of Health Sciences from California State University, Los Angeles, CA (2003)
  • Post graduate diploma in massage therapy from California State University, Los Angeles, CA (2005)

References: Will be available on request

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