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Massage Therapy Course

What can I expect from programs offering massage courses?

What can I expect from programs offering massage courses? There are massage therapy degrees available at both the bachelor’s and the master’s level; however, most students elect to begin with either certificate programs or associate-level massage therapy degrees. The reason for this is that the only real advancement in this profession comes from owning your own massage therapy business. Since most students don’t have such a goal initially, they tend to gravitate towards massage courses that lead to completion of either certificate or associate-level programs to more quickly secure employment.
Each school is different, but most massage therapy schools with a certificate program will require between 500 and 1000 hours of
You should keep in mind that your bottom-line cost does not end with tuition and fees. There are other elective costs that include: a massage table ($600), books ($500), and health insurance ($900).

What Can I expect of massage courses?

So what can you expect to learn in school? Here are some of the massage courses that you will be involved in at any massage therapy school that teaches the different modalities of bodywork.

Anatomy and Physiology
These massage courses are the educational backbone for anyone interested in a career in medicine or any career that deals with the body. Massage therapists need to intricately understand how the human body works so that they can better understand how to soothe it.

Kinesiology
Kinesiology is the study of movement, specifically the movement of associated muscle groups and how movement affects the body as a whole. These massage therapy classes will incorporate physical movement and its importance in keeping the body healthy and strong.
Pathology
Pathology is the study of disease. This massage course will help you to learn about the various different disease processes that can affect the body, and this will help you to grasp the concept of how massage therapy can be relaxing and rehabilitating to some of those conditions.


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