Author, Robert B. Haase, LMP, draws upon his extensive business, marketing, advanced research, and over 20-years of clinical practice in the writing of his book, The Renegade's Guide to Massage Therapy. This is a unique, cutting edge work and packed with information that every massage therapist needs to succeed. In addition to giving you solid insights on growing your business, beware that Robert will challenge you, challenge the profession and confront myths that are taught as truth in many massage curriculums today. The Renegade's Guide to Massage Therapy will give you vital insights to enhance your practice and help it flourish.
While appearing to conform to cultural norms, Robert has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business & Communications from Western Washington University along with becoming a licensed massage therapist after completing his training at Brian Utting School of Massage. Not content to be just another average massage-business owner, he developed his own curriculum and established the Bodymechanics School of Myotherapy & Massage in Olympia, WA. In the school's first year, he knew he wanted to reach out and help healthcare providers to achieve excellence in massage therapy. As a gifted speaker and entertainer he has been traveling the world teaching advanced seminars since 2001. Robert believes in investing in the lives of individuals and his surrounding community. He has served as Marketing Director for the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork, on several boards (including The Washington Center for Performing Arts), and spoken at schools and universities. Currently he resides in Olympia, Washington near his beloved girls, Ashley, Sara, & Holly. Robert's experience includes: Licensed massage therapist for 21-years Founder of the Bodymechanics School of Myotherapy & Massage Previous Director of Marketing, NCBTMB Established Haase Myotherapy(R) Seminars Developed Secrets of Deep Tissue(TM) attended by thousands of Advanced Practitioners nationwide Experience owning several medical massage clinics BA from Western Washington University in Business & Communications Produced the best-selling video, Massage with Confidence Experienced researcher and autopsy assistant