Is extensive training necessary for a Masseur in order to be successful?
I would say that yes, training is an integral part of being successful in this profession. You can learn massage all your life because there are a lot of interesting things and success comes only with training and practice.
How long have you been a Masseur and how long do think you'd like to continue?
I have been doing massage for a little over 1.5 years, but I have already learned a lot and continue to learn by taking various interesting massage courses, and sometimes I like to exchange massages with other massage therapists. This is my main job, so I plan to work as much as I can.
Why did you become a Masseur?
In the past, I worked as a waiter for a little over 6 years and with the move to Canada, I decided to change my profession to something similar, as working as a waiter can sometimes be very stressful and exhausting. I decided to try myself in mass therapy, this topic has always been interesting for me, I like working with people. P.S. never liked office work..
What are your hobbies, what do you like to do in your spare time?
My main hobby is my travel blog which is a little over 6 years old, in my spare time I write about my travels and give advice to tourists. I love skiing, watching netflix and spending time with my friends.
Tell us a little about yourself, if you were to pick something what would you like your clients to absolutely know about you?
Due to my culture in which I grew up, I very rarely smile and can seem like a cold person, but in fact I am very good-natured, kind and as soon as you get to know me a little better, you will immediately see it. And I also love Spain very much, this is my favorite place on earth where I lose track of time and feel happy ..
What distinguishes you from all the other Masseurs?
My hands are always very warm and soft like silk. During the whole session, my hands always remain on the body of the client, which creates a very calm and safe environment, and sometimes clients can feel the energy that is transmitted through my touch..
What advice would you give to someone who wants to be a Masseur?
You need to love what you do and if you like helping people through touch, then this is a profession for you. The work is not easy, requiring a certain amount of energy and endurance.
How do you like clients to feel about the experience when they leave?
I wish they felt it was the best experience they've ever had in their life. And the fact that it was worth every penny spent....
Do you consider yourself a successful Masseur?
I absolutely consider myself a successful masseur, my reviews speak for themselves, as do the satisfied smiles of my clients when they say goodbye after a massage and when they come back to see me again.
How would you like someone that contacts you for a massage to feel when they leave?
Completely relaxed, satisfied, happy. Not feeling stress, pain or tension. Wishing to return again to repeat their experience.
How often do you travel? Do you prefer to travel or are you more of a homebody?
I have traveled every six months in the past and plan to do so again, I enjoy traveling.
Do you remember your first client ? Tell us something about that first day when you decided to be a Masseur!
Absolutely this was a woman whom I invited to the massage school to work out my skills as part of my internship. I was very nervous, afraid to do something wrong, but everything went very well! When I decided to become a massage therapist, I was not 100 percent sure of it, but after the trial course, I no longer had any doubts!
Some people say that being a Masseur is addictive. Would you miss your Masseur days ?
It really is, no doubt I will miss it.