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WELL 700 Massage Theory and Practice I

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Course Description

Exploring massage by introducing students to the history, knowledge, skill development, and practice associated with the massage therapy profession. Topics include massage theory, practical experience, Swedish/relaxing massage techniques as well as fundamentals of deep pressure and an introduction to other popular massage modalities. Students also explore professional standards, ethics, musculoskeletal and associated anatomical and physiological systems among other related topics.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 40-45
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: Admission to massage therapy program by special application.
Corequisites: None