Level I - Massage

MASS 210

Provides the essential knowledge and skills foundation for massage therapy professionals. Characterization of the physiological effects of massage, recognition of common pathologies, and the application of the wellness and therapeutic scope models of practice are presented. Demonstration of proper hygiene and infection control, safety, introductory assessment skills, special considerations, treatment planning, and proper documentation are emphasized as students begin to develop skills in establishing an ethical and professional therapeutic relationship with clients.  Bodywork lab provides training in relaxation massage using Swedish techniques. An introduction to basic spa modalities and hydrotherapy is also explored.  NOTE: Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions.

  • Prerequisite(s) : Admission to the Massage Therapy Program and MASS 101, ALHL 109 , and BIOL 109 with a grade of "C" or better or permission from Program Director 
  • Corequisite(s) : MASS 110  Lab Fee: $200.00
  • Credits: 5
  • Cost: $122/billable hour + fees (in county)
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