Sara Newberry is a Licensed Massage Therapist in Missouri joining me as part of an ongoing effort to interview a fellow massage therapist from all 50 states. Sara practices ashiatsu at her practice Somatic Sole Barefoot Massage, and she is a barefoot massage educator with Midwest Massage Training Center. She also provides business coaching for other bodyworkers. And she does all of this, amazingly, while raising three young children!
So what did we talk about?
Sara’s massage origin story and what lead in to ashiatsu
Massage for young people
The basics of becoming a massage therapist in Missouri
Maintaining a license in MO
Impact of Covid in Missouri
Keeping busy during the shutdown
Thinking around pivoting a wellness practice
What her virtual sessions look like
How this crisis changes massage therapy
Suggestions for longevity in the field
Thoughts for a startup massage practice
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**Music** "Swing House" by RKVC via Youtube Audio Library