Cal Cates is a Massage Therapist, educator, writer, and the Executive Director of Healwell whic
h seeks to improve the experience of living with acute, chronic, and terminal illness. They also co-host the podcast, Massage Therapy Without Borders. Based in Virginia, Cal joined me as part of my ongoing series to interview a fellow massage therapist from all 50 States.
What did we talk about?
Cal’s origin story into the field and later transition into oncology massage
Becoming a massage therapist in Virginia
Maintaining a license in VA
Thoughts about a national standard
Concerns with the NCBTMB board certification
The state of Virginia during the pandemic
What they have been up to during the shutdown
The divisions that this may create
Listen / Watch! You can listen right here, or with a podcast app of your choice. You can also scroll a bit and watch the video.
**Music** "Swing House" by RKVC via Youtube Audio Library