Aug 17, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

MAS 108 - The Science of Massage Therapy

4 credit hours - Four hours lecture weekly; one term.
Develop an understanding of the structure and function of the systems of the body, including basic concepts of energetic anatomy, as it relates to the safe and effective application of massage and bodywork techniques.  Examine current research to identify the physiological and psychological effects of soft tissue manipulation.  Discuss a holistic view of the body, while exploring the impact of touch and specific massage and bodywork techniques on the mind-body connection.