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Massage Therapy A.A.S.
Course DescriptionEastern Medical Massage
This course presents applications of Eastern massage techniques. Eastern massage theory and practice will be applied to chronic and acute health conditions. Students will learn to utilize the Primary Meridians and the Eight Extra Channels to facilitate therapeutic client response. Students will develop a cohesive strategy for client evaluation using Five Element Theory, Eight Principles and four evaluations as well as procedures to develop effective treatment strategies. Students will learn to identify situations that require referral. Fifty hours will focus on pathology. Prerequisites: MAST 104 with a grade of C or better Pre or Co-requisites: MAST 201 and 203; BIOL 137; Social Science elective 4 credits (2 lecture hours, 6 laboratory hours) fall semester