Massage Techniques III (TMS130)
4.0 Semester Hours
This course covers the principles of holistic practice addressing body, mind and spirit. An introduction of aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, herbs, nutrition, stress reduction, meditation and the history of Asian bodywork approaches is presented. This course also includes massage for special populations; types of physical injuries; muscles involved in common injuries; and physical assessment of posture, tissues and range of motion. All of this information is used to plan massage sessions, plan client self-care and give appropriate referrals in a holistic manner. Chair massage is also included in this course, in order to work with special populations.