MASSAGE THERAPIST II

FULL TIME PROGRAM

Clock Hours: 600
Completion Time: 25 weeks
Prerequisite: High School Diploma

500 contact hours of instruction / 100 hours of clinical lab at school = 600 hours

The class schedule will be determined at orientation. The student will be expected to spend 4 hours of clinical lab time per week, this time can be scheduled around the student's availability.

Upon completion of the program the student will receive a 600 hour certification and be eligible to apply for Licensure in the State of Michigan with training in:

  • Basic Swedish Application
  • Polarity
  • Reflexology
  • Sports Massage
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Integrated Neuro-muscular Ischemic Technique
  • Muscle Isolation Techniques
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Shiatsu
  • Business and Ethics

Tuition Cost: $4,100.00
Instructors: Kristina Balish, Patty Backus

MASSAGE THERAPY

INSTRUCTOR TRAINING

Clock Hours: 500
Completion Time: 25 weeks
Prerequisite: Massage Therapist II and Advanced Medical Massage

The student will receive in class training in the instruction of the Core Curriculum of the Massage Therapy Program, which will include:

  • 80 hours in Swedish Massage application including Anatomy and Physiology
  • 15 hours of Chair Massage
  • 15 hours of Pre-natal Massage
  • 35 hours of Trigger Point Therapy
  • 75 hours of INIT
  • 35 hours of Myofascial Release Techniques
  • 35 hours of Sports Massage
  • 35 hours of Reflexology
  • 35 hours of Shiatsu
  • 35 hours of Polarity
  • 35 hours of Business and Ethics
  • 35 hours of Muscle Energy Techniques
  • 35 hours of Course Documentation

Tuition Cost: $500

SPA PROCEDURES

Clock Hours: 150
Completion Time: 10 weeks
Prerequisite: Massage Therapist II

100 contact hours of instruction / 30 clinic hours/20 hours of menu design
and treatment planning

In this class the student will learn the following spa treatments:

  • Body Wrap Massage techniques
  • Salt Glows
  • Sugar Scrubs
  • Dry Brush Massage
  • Aromatherapy
  • Paraffin Dips
  • Face-lift Massage
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Case Studies

Tuition Cost: $1,750.00 This includes the kit
Instructor: Kristina Balish

ADVANCED MEDICAL MASSAGE

Clock Hours: 150
Completion Time: 16 weeks
Prerequisite: Basic Massage Therapy Course/Michigan Massage Therapy License

96 Hours Clinical Reasoning/54 hours Supervised Case Study

In the Advanced/Medical Massage program students will receive instruction in the following:

  • Orthopedic Assessment and Massage
  • Myofascial Osseous Integration Techniques
  • Pharmacology
  • Pathology
  • Medical Terminology

Tuition Cost: $1,800.00
Instructor: Patty Backus

MBLEX PREP COURSE

  • Study Skills and Test Taking Skills, History Technique, Business, Ethics and Terminology
  • Review Anatomy and Physiology
  • Review Kinesiology
  • Review Pathology
  • Review Patient Assessment and Planning