HA 102 - Western Massage I

Overview

Description

This course will focus on developing a firm foundation in Western, or what is most commonly referred to as "Swedish", style massage. The history of Western massage, its basic techniques, benefits and contraindications for their use will be discussed. Proper use of oils, massage tables, draping and bolstering methods will be introduced. High emphasis will be placed in the practicum on modeling proper body mechanics necessary to execute techniques efficiently and safely.

Typically Offered

Fall

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

2

Maximum Units

2

Academic Progress Units

2

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Laboratory

Hours

3

Name

Lecture

Hours

1

Requisites

008200

Course Schedule

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