Prep Course - Swedish Massage

 

Preparation - Course outline
The prep course is designed for students who do not have an existing background in some form of professional bodywork and/or do not feel confident to pursue the professionals Swedish massage training. This course would be helpful for the student who would like to learn or offer Swedish massage for personal interest, or as a "Non - Massage Therapy" service.

Topics of study would cover necessary information for those who do not have a scientific background.

Classes meet for the hour prior to the professionals class for one hour -

Topics covered are:

History of Massage

Overview of anatomy and physiology
Effects of massage on human body
Emotional, mental effects of massage
Tools of the trade: Tables, bolsters, linens, oils, creams
Ethics, professionalism, insurance, contraindications
Record keeping, client condition - Analysis and assessment forms
Massage preparation: Environment, sanitation, atmosphere, safety, attitude
Client preparation: Cleanliness, positioning, draping, oils & lotions
Procedure for general body massage - local/ spot massage
Body mechanics to protect the practitioner
Building your practice: setting fees, advertising, policies, possibilities
Upon completion of this course the student will confidently know and provide:

Historical background and various techniques
Definition of proper working environment
Familiarity of skeletal-muscular system
Recognition of violations and suggest corrections
Demonstrate appropriate client preparation
Recognize contraindications
Demonstrate full procedure of full body massage
 

Prep Course - Swedish Massage - Traditional Healing Arts of Acupuncture, TCM & Massage in Ottawa, ON

Prep Course - Swedish Massage - Traditional Healing Arts of Acupuncture, TCM & Massage in Ottawa, ON

Traditional Healing Arts of
Acupuncture, TCM & Massage

Centertown, Ottawa, ON