In this Post: In this episode we discuss a listeners question, “Is it appropriate to recommend yoga as self-care to massage clients between sessions?” Listen as we talk yoga, self-care, & Askholes. “Align with The Massage Business Mama” a Podcast Brings You Episode 010: Yoga, Self-Care, & Askholes In this episode, we talk post-care recommendations,
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Fun. Informative. Professional.
Align with The Massage Business Mama comes to you with a combined 22 plus years experience in the massage biz as entrepreneurs. Providing actionable tips and resources.
Beca an off-grid living, quirky, trail-running, massage therapist, esthetician, and yogi offers her business and wellness perspective to you with a highly caffeine-fueled compassionate wit.
Ali, your hard-working, driven, creative mom, massage therapist, business owner, lover of friend gatherings, all-time annual family talent show winner, brings her drive and business savvy to every episode.
Massage Practice Reimagined - Redefining Your Massage Business After The COVID Crisis
The Coronavirus has rocked the massage industry. This interactive workbook helps walk you through changes you may want to explore in your massage practice due to the virus. It has been tough trying to figure out what steps to take next, using this guide you will have a clearer picture of how to move forward in a post-COVID landscape. (Apply coupon code: PODCAST at checkout for a 58% discount.)
Meet Your Hosts
Beca began her journey as a young widow raising her 4-year-old daughter struggling to put herself through school towards a Business Degree.
After a few years of working, parenting, and going to school part-time, overwhelm finally set in, and she decided to shift gears and attend the Boulder College of Massage Therapy.
Beca completed BCMT’s 1500 hour Associate Program and was overjoyed to find her path and passion in the Massage Profession.
Beca has been practicing professionally since 2008. She has primarily spent her time in the Spa Environment, practicing massage, managing, and educating, as well as always maintaining a vibrant, multi-modality private practice.
Being someone who has always felt the need to grow and challenge herself in 2015, she became a licensed Esthetician. She also completed her first Yoga Teacher Training in 2015 and completed her second YTT in 2017. Her multidisciplinary continuing education efforts throughout the years have been extensive and wide-ranging, touching on topics such as Anatomical Analysis, Technique Driven Study, Energy work, Marketing Strategies, and Financial Administration.
Beca is passionate about all things Wellness from her internal environment to her external environment. This passion is channeled into her newest adventure of part-time off-grid living in Idaho with her husband Brett, kiddo Bayne, and giant golden retriever Charlie. “When I let go of what I am I become what I might be” These words of Lao Tzu are a directing force for Beca, guiding her steps into what is next to come.
Ali got into bodywork at a young age. Her mother employed child labor in the form of massage as a bribe in exchange for a delayed bedtime. She was a night owl and decided this was not a bad gig.
Years later, after getting a degree in art (right brain for the win!) and a minor in business (left brain for the win!), with memories of this exploitation, she went forth and tackled massage school at The Boulder College of Massage Therapy.
Coming from a long line of entrepreneurs, it was inevitable that she would one day end up working for herself. This entrepreneurial journey started in 2008 when she began renting space by the hour from an existing massage practice. While building her practice, she supplemented her income by working at several spas around her town, Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
In 2016 she experienced the single most amazing thing ever - giving birth to her baby boy. She was changed.
When she was about to head back to work, a work she loved, a work that had defined her for years, she was scared. Scared to leave her son, scared to see if she could still be the kind of therapist she was before becoming a mother, scared to navigate being a mother, wife, therapist, and employer.
Thus, The Massage Business Mama was born. A place where other massage entrepreneurs could find resources for going back to work after having a child.
A few years later, she was thrilled when Beca jumped onboard her idea to co-host a massage podcast! She hopes you enjoy the show!
Podcast Episode 009: Is Spirituality A Part of Massage?
In this Post: In this episode we discuss a listeners question. Is spirituality a part of massage? Are spirituality, energy work, and massage intertwined or completely separate from one another? Tune in to hear our take. “Align with The Massage Business Mama” a Podcast Brings You Episode 009: Is Spirituality A Aart of Massage? In
Podcast Episode 008: COVID Opportunities Meditation for Massage Therapists
In this Post: Check out our COVID opportunities meditation for Massage Therapists to open your mind to new possibilities presented because of this global pandemic. “Align with The Massage Business Mama” a Podcast Brings You Episode 008: COVID Opportunities Meditation for Massage Therapists It may seem crazy to think that COVID has presented opportunities, yet,
Podcast Episode 007: A Baseline for How COVID Has Affected Multiple Therapists
In this Post: In this episode, Ali and Beca explore a baseline for how COVID has affected multiple therapists. With interviews from 7 different people connected to the massage industry, they paint a broader picture of how this pandemic is hitting our industry. “Align with The Massage Business Mama” a Podcast Brings You 007: A
Podcast Episode 005: COVID-19 and The Massage Industry
In this Post: In this Episode, Beca and Ali discuss COVID-19 and The Massage Industry and how we can protect our immune systems, lessen the financial toll, and potential new norms for our industry. “Align with The Massage Business Mama” a Podcast Brings You Episode 005: COVID-19 and The Massage Industry The nasty virus, COVID-19
Podcast Episode 004: Networking Tips and Tools for Massage Therapists
In this Post: In Episode 004 of “Align with The Massage Business Mama, learn networking tips and tools for massage therapists. “Align with The Massage Business Mama” a Podcast Brings You Episode 004: Networking Tips and Tools for Massage Therapists Networking can be a scary and intimidating thing! However, as uncomfortable as it can be,
Podcast Episode 003: To Niche or Not to Niche Your Massage Practice
In this Post: In Episode 003: To Niche or Not to Niche Your Massage Practice, we discuss how and when might be appropriate to niche. “Align with The Massage Business Mama” a Podcast Brings You Episode 003: To Niche or Not to Niche Your Massage Practice Niching is all the rage right now! Everywhere you
Podcast Episode 002: Work/Life Balance for Massage Therapists with Kids
In this Post: Ali and Beca talk about their journey of being massage therapists while also being parents in Podcast “Episode 002: Work/Life Balance for Massage Therapists with Kids.” “Align with The Massage Business Mama” a Podcast Brings You Episode 002: Work/Life Balance for Massage Therapists with Kids Work-life balance for holistic practitioners. As two
Podcast Episode 001: Get to Know Your Hosts Ali and Beca
In this Post: Ali has teamed up with Beca to bring you a podcast titled, “Align with The Massage Business Mama”. Get to know us in Episode 001: Get to Know Your Hosts Ali and Beca. “Align with The Massage Business Mama” a Podcast Brings You Episode 001: Get to Know Your Hosts Ali and
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