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Science & Art of Massage Part I

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 @ 6:00 PM (EDT) - Wednesday, June 3, 2015 @ 9:30 PM (EDT)
University of Richmond 28 Westhampton Way Professional & Continuing Studies University of RichmondVA  23173
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 @ 6:00 PM (EDT) - Wednesday, June 3, 2015 @ 9:30 PM (EDT)
University of Richmond 28 Westhampton Way Professional & Continuing Studies University of RichmondVA  23173

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Description

The Science and Art of massage is the foundation of all massage courses in this program. It is offered in two parts. Part I introduces students to the history, theory, and practice of massage therapy with an emphasis on professionalism, massage technique classifications, and ethics of touch. Students will learn how to apply all of the basic Swedish massage techniques to the body utilizing massage chairs and tables. The instructor will provide guidance and feedback based upon technique application and proper body mechanics. Draping skills, client positioning, indications and contraindications, and medical terminology are also examined in this course. By the end of this course, students will: - Define therapeutic touch. - Learn how massage impacts the body. - Learn the history of massage therapy and current trends. - Learn basic medical terminology to determine the regions of the body. - Develop proper body mechanics for giving chair massage and full body massage on a table. - Learn chair massage. - Learn basic massage strokes.

No class on Thursday November 27, 2014, Thursday, December 25, 2014, and Thursday, January 1, 2015.

Course

Science & Art of Massage Part I #CMT215.06

Price

Standard charge: $789.00

Type

Classes

Meeting dates

From March 11, 2015 to June 3, 2015
Each Wednesday from 6pm to 9:30pm

Meeting time

6pm to 9:30pm

Category

Health Services and Medical Technology

Subcategory

Massage Therapy - Certification

Status

7 openings remaining

Ages

18 and up

Gender

Coed

Location

TBD

Instructor

Lela Ferranti

Supervisor

Christina Draper

Season

Spring 2015

Term

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Organizer Info

  • University of Richmond - School of Professional and Continuing Studies

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