About Donna Marie Zadie

With experience in the fields of massage, bodywork, and holistic practices, Donna Maria Zadie is one of the co-founders of the Philadelphia School of Massage and Bodywork.

So you want to be a Massage Therapist

Sick of sitting at a desk all day? Longing for a line of work that helps others? A career in massage therapy might be just what the doctor ordered! Massage therapists use their hands, forearms, elbows and more to manipulate the soft-tissue of clients. They provide pain relief, stress reduction, and overall relaxation. Many find the work deeply satisfying. But is it right for you? What type of person makes a good massage therapist? When you hear “massage therapist,” what comes to mind? For many, the stereotypical image is a big, burly Swede. In reality, there is no one type [...]

2018-02-13T19:39:12-05:00February 13th, 2018|News|

Why Choose Massage & Bodywork as a Career?

This week marks the opening of the Philadelphia School of Massage and Bodywork! This is a project that my co-founder Julia Bayardi & I have been dreaming of — and working on — for more than three years. But really, it’s been longer than that because we both were drawn to this profession early on in our careers. In designing this school and outlining the curriculum, Julia & I have talked many times with each other and with our instructors about what makes a good massage therapist or bodyworker, and how each of this came to choose particular path [...]

2018-02-13T18:46:31-05:00October 3rd, 2015|News|

Q & A for Massage School Students

Why should I study massage & bodywork? If you are an independent, caring, compassionate person with a good sense of touch, massage & bodywork might be the perfect career for you. Jobs are open in a variety of environments, ranging from sports and athletics, to hospitals, to spas. Many practitioners are independent contractors, while others are employees of larger businesses. Common characteristics are the desire to help other people and a strong interest in health, nutrition, anatomy, and improving quality of life.em> Why should I study at PSMB? Philadelphia School of Massage and Bodywork offers a unique program combining [...]

2018-02-13T17:56:42-05:00September 4th, 2015|News|
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