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TIPS FOR TODAY Ask any seasoned massage therapist and they'll tell you the end of the hands-on part of a session is much more than simply telling the client the session is over. It's an opportunity to bring closure to the work, to positively frame the experience, and end on a soothing note that makes the client want to come back for more. Once you've developed your own closing ritual, it can also be a way to personalize your service and make yourself stand out from the crowd of cookie-cutter massages. We asked some MTs on staff at ABMP what their closing rituals are. Do you see any similarities to your own? Do any inspire you to put your own twist on them and incorporate them into your own sessions? Let us know! Drop us an email at 20 m a s s a g e & b o d y w o r k m a r c h / a p r i l 2 0 1 5 How Do You Close Your Sessions? By Brandon Twyford

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