TH1031 - Fundamentals of Massage Therapy with Lab - 3 Credits
This course provides an introduction to massage practice including the effects, benefits, indications, and contraindications for massage; preparing equipment and products for massage; sanitary and safety practices; and client consultation and documentation. Students will incorporate this fundamental information into the effective design of massage and bodywork sessions. Throughout the course students progressively classify massage movements, apply massage techniques, demonstrate procedures for a general body massage, and create a professional massage routine for clients in various positions lying and seated. 1.5 hours lecture, 3 hours lab/week.
Delivery: on campus