CERTIFICATE COURSE OUTLINES:  

COURSE TITLE: ONLINE HOLISTIC (SWEDISH) MASSAGE

CONTACT HOURS: 36 for Certificate of Completion

 

PRE-REQUISITE(S): NONE

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COURSE DESCRIPTION/RATIONALE:

Partly theoretical but mostly practical, this massage course aims to give students a basic understanding of the skeletal, muscular, circulatory, lymphatic, respiratory, and skin/integumentary body systems while learning a full body Holistic (Swedish) massage.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

At the end of the course students must have an understanding of ‘listening’ to the human body through practice on different bodies, being gentle with their clients, being professional, understanding confidentiality, and the ethics of massage therapy.

CONTENT:

Students will be given content that encourages proper working conditions for the therapist and client, etiquette between therapist and client, the do’s and don’ts of the massage room, how to ensure safety in the massage room for both therapist and client, therapist hygiene, massage room settings, practical massage demonstrations and practice, and understanding of how the body works through 6 body systems.

DELIVERY APPROACHES AND METHODS:

The methods used in this course include: Video presentations, practical demonstrations (2 ZOOM meeting sessions and the exam), downloadable theoretical information, games, and discussions.

ASSESSMENT:

Final Exam (Theory: 50% and Practical: 50%) = 100%

RESOURCES AND READINGS:

No required text.

Two to four towels.

One hand towel.

Antibacterial wet wipes.

Massage oil – Grapeseed oil preferably.

CLASS SCHEDULE/OUTLINE:

COURSE TITLE: ONLINE FOOT REFLEXOLOGY

CONTACT HOURS: 36 for Certificate of Completion

 

PRE-REQUISITE(S): NONE

COURSE DESCRIPTION/RATIONALE:

Partly theoretical but mostly practical, this reflexology course aims to give students a basic understanding of all body systems while learning a full reflexology  session.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

At the end of the course students must have an understanding of ‘listening’ to the human foot in order to understand the body. They will learn different bodies, being gentle with their clients, being professional, understanding confidentiality, and the ethics of therapy.

CONTENT:

Students will be given content that encourages proper working conditions for the therapist and client, etiquette between therapist and client, the do’s and don’ts of the massage room, how to ensure safety in the massage room for both therapist and client, therapist hygiene, massage room settings, practical massage demonstrations and practice, and understanding of how the body works through 12 body systems.

DELIVERY APPROACHES AND METHODS:

The methods used in this course include: Video presentations, practical demonstrations (2 ZOOM meeting sessions and the exam), downloadable theoretical information, games, and discussions.

ASSESSMENT:

Final Exam (Theory: 50% and Practical: 50%) = 100%

RESOURCES AND READINGS:

No required text.

One bath towel.

Antibacterial wet wipes.

Medicated foot powder, without talc.

CLASS SCHEDULE/OUTLINE: