Description
Therapeutic Massage 1
Introduces students to the field of touch therapies and provides students with basic instruction in therapeutic massage theory and technique. Topics covered include: (1) the development of the massage professional; (2) the therapeutic relationship; (3) the history of massage; (4) educational and legal requirements; (5) professional standards and ethics; (6) sanitation and safety procedures; (7) proper draping techniques; (8) proper body mechanics; (9) massage session preparation; (10) Swedish massage techniques; and (11) chair Massage. Many learning activities support students to develop mindfulness skills and increased body awareness.
Details
Grading Basis
Official
Units
4
Offering
Course
THERMASS 31537340
Academic Group
Technical Diploma
Academic Organization
Health Related Professions
Enrollment Requirements
Accepted to Therapeutic Massage Program Pre-/Co-requisite:C or better in Body Structure, 10501153, OR Gen A & P, 20806206; Musc Anat 10537136
Typically Offered
Fall, Spring