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Massage Therapy - MAS
Massage Therapy II
MAS 065

This course is a continuation of a full body massage expanding the basic therapy and techniques of massage therapy. The student will learn alternative methods, introduction to table Shiatsu, deep tissue, reflexology, client assessment and SOAP writing.


Prerequisites: MAS 055


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Ethics for Massage Therapist
MAS 070

This course will discuss ethics dealing with a variety of situations that can occur between therapist and client. The Massage Therapist Code of Ethics will be reviewed. Student will learn about state laws and regulations governing massage therapy and licensure.

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Massage Therapy III
MAS 075

This course is designed to build on more contemporary and bodywork techniques. Chair massage, hydrotherapy, sports massage, trigger point therapy, and others will be discussed and practiced.


Prerequisites: MAS 065


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Massage Therapy IV
MAS 085

This course will introduce the student to Asian bodywork and continue to build on additional contemporary and bodywork techniques. The student will learn new and adaptive massage techniques including floor Shiatsu, myofascial release, infant massage, geriatric massage and aromatherapy.


Prerequisites: MAS 075


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Massage Therapy I
MAS 055

This course serves as an introduction to the basic principles and Swedish massage techniques. This course introduces students to the historical overview of massage therapy and specific areas of massage practice including: draping, body mechanics, centering, and client positioning.


Prerequisites: Admission to Program


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A & P for Massage Therapist II
MAS 060

This course provides the basic structure and function of the musculoskeletal system of the human body and basic theory of anatomy & physiology. The students will learn the origin, insertion and action of the major muscles of the human body.


Prerequisites: BIO 050


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Pathology/Massage Therapist
MAS 067

This is a course of the nature and cause of diseases, which involves changes in structure and function, and the conditions produced by the diseases. Student will understand the effects of specific massage treatments and how to select the most appropriate techniques for the condition.

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Massage Clinic I
MAS 077

This course is a supervised in house clinical practicum, in which the students will apply newly acquired skills of therapeutic massage to clients, including Swedish Massage, Chair Massage, Sports Massage and Reflexology.


Prerequisites: MAS 065


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Massage Clinic II
MAS 087

This course is a supervised in house clinical practicum, in which the students will apply new and previously acquired skills of therapeutic massage to clients, including Swedish Massage, Chair Massage, Sports Massage, and, Shiatsu.


Prerequisites: MAS 077


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