Massage Practitioner – 600 Hours
(Qualifies for CAMTC Massage Therapist Certification)
Course Objectives: This program is designed to train therapist with a strong knowledge in the areas of anatomy and physiology and prepare the therapist to take the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam, (MBLEx) for CAMTC certification requirements. There is an increased emphasis on; pathology, kinesiology, formula massage, deep transverse friction, Myofascial Release, stretching, client assessment and treatment protocol. Additional classes include Sports & Medical Massage which provides a deeper understanding of body maintenance techniques as well as an introduction to Oncology Massage.
Students are introduced to Asian modalities with either Acupressure or Shiatsu classes. Since there is no prerequisite for either class, they may be taken at any time during the program. The last 100 hours prepare students for success in the industry by focusing on test-taking skills, business skills and self- care.
Courses Required for Graduation from Program:
Massage Technician 100 hours
Massage Therapist I 100 hours
Massage Therapist II 100 hours
Sports & Medical Massage 100 hours
Acupressure 100 hours
Business Practices Practicum 25 hours
Advanced Curriculum 30 hours
Self-Care for the Massage Therapist 45 hours
Clinics (Progressively longer shifts) 25 hours
- Clinic hours are inclusive in other course hours