When the want to get certified they have go through the national certification board for therapeutic massage and body work or the (NCBTMB) they administer test to see your skills in the massage therapy
Daily work of a Massage Therapist
evaluates clients to find out tenses and painful spots on the body
manipulate the muscles and other soft tissue
provide clients with tips about stretching strengthening and overall relaxation
Documents clients and condition
Active listener they will need to be attentive and understand what the client is telling them about their body.
they also need to be social perceptive they need to know how the client feels when the are massaging them