Introduction to Therapeutic Massage (TMS100)
1.0 Semester Hours
This course provides students with an introduction to massage therapy techniques and principles. Emphasis is placed on Swedish massage techniques primarily relating to the back, arms and legs. Topics covered include appropriate draping techniques, benefits, contraindications, basic strokes, and elementary anatomy and physiology. Successful completion with a grade of C or better is required prior to admission to the therapeutic massage program.
Prereq: Must be 18 years of age prior to registering.