MAS-1140 Basic Massage - 3.00 credits

An introduction to practical massage techniques and theory. It includes physiological, psychological and mechanical effects of massage, indications and contraindications as well as introduction to strokes. Work involves hands-on practice. At the end of the course, students will be able to competently perform a full body massage. Instruction (2.0), Lab (3.0). Equivalent to: MAS-140. Requisite Courses: Take MAS-1140L and BIO-1160 (Required, Concurrent).