MTP117 Introduction to Massage Therapy

This course provides the students with a solid foundation in practice of massage therapy.  Students learn about the history of massage, why massage is effective and benefits of massage.  Students gain insight into health, hygiene and body mechanics needed as a massage therapist.  The benefits of various massage strokes including Swedish massage are introduced.  Students will learn, through demonstrations and hands on practice, the skills to deliver a chair massage.

Prerequisite: None

Credit Hours: 
1.50
Catalog Code: 
MTP117