CCN: MSS0250L Title: Introduction To Massage Therapy Lab Credit Hrs: 5.50
Description : 
Course explores the effects, precautions and variations associated with basic massage strokes and issues associated with touch and trust. Students learn how to perform a full body massage that includes the five basic Swedish massage strokes and variations plus compression and fascia release. Proper draping, lubrication, bolster use and turning procedures during the massage are also taught as well as appropriate use of pressure, rhythm and movement to enhance the massage's effects. The ability to locate areas of tension or discomfort in clients is developed. Efficient body mechanics, hygiene and self-care while performing massage are practiced. Introductory record keeping as well as centering and breathing techniques are presented.
 
Pre or Corequisite(s) : MSS0001 MSS0250
Lec Hrs =   0.00 Lab Hrs =   170.00 Oth Hrs =   0.00 Fees =   81.57

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