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WELL 704 Massage Techniques and Clinical/Spa Experience

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Course Description

Exploring and learning specificity of bodywork techniques with emphasis on grounding, quality of touch, connection, proper application of technique/s, palpation, draping, body mechanics, self-care, and injury prevention. Developing and practicing these various techniques to expand and cultivate the ability to implement bodywork based upon individualized needs while fostering effective communication, assessment and treatment strategies. Skills will be practiced on the general public in a state of the art professional setting.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 40-45
  • Lab hours/semester: 24-27
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: Admission to the Massage Therapy Program by special application; and completion of or concurrent enrollment in WELL 700 or equivalent course from a CAMTC approved institution.
Corequisites: None