Holistic Massage & Bodywork Therapist

625 hour licensing program


The Holistic Massage & Bodywork Therapy 625-hour program is a unique blend of courses that prepare the student for a diverse set of skills in the massage and bodywork field. The program includes the typical courses found in many massage programs. The Holistic Massage Therapist program goes beyond the norm to include courses such as Reflexology, Reiki, Biomanetcs, Acupressure, Aromatherapy and more.  The program is an exploration of anatomy, physiology and pathology that will develop an understanding of the human physical, energetic experience, and the effects of therapy.  Holistic Massage Therapy benefits the mind, body, and emotions. The student will prepare for Licensing Examination and the NC State Licensing process.

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The Holist Massage & Bodywork Therapy 625-hour Program consists of the courses below:

Fundamental Massage Theory and Practice

  • Massage Introduction - Lymphatic Massage   10 hours
  • Holistic Massag Thery and Practice    55 hours
  • Swedish Massage - Deep Tissue Techniques    30 hours
  • Myofascial Release and Trigger Point Techniques   25 hours
  • Sports Massage - Medical and Orthopedic Foundations 25 hours
  • Prenatal Massage - Alternate Client Positioning 15 hours
  • Thai Massage Introduction - Table Top Techniques  10 hours
  • Chair Massage 15 hours
  • Acupressure Massage and Eastern Philosophy I   10 hours
  • Acupressure Massage and Eastern Philosophy II  10 hours
  • Fundamental Massage Practice   70 hours

Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology

  • Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology    125 hours
  • Pathology for Massage and Bodywork   40 hours

Additional Related Courses

  • Business & Licensing   20 hours
  • Ethics   20 hours
  • Holistic Communication   10 hours
  • Holistic Communication II   5 hours
  • Psychology in the Massage Practice5 hours
  • Hydrotherapy - Treatments and Therapies Related to Massage     5 hours
  • Reflexology   10 hours
  • Reflexology II   15 hours
  • Introduction to Ayurvedic Principles  5 hours
  • Reiki First Degree    10 hours
  • Advanced Energy Healing Techniques   10 hours
  • Applied Kinesiology - BioMagnetic Therapy   5 hours
  • Applied Kinesiology - BioMagnetic Therapy II    5 hours
  • Therapeutic Value of Herbs   6 hours
  • Therapeutic Value of Herbs II   10 hours
  • Aromatherapy   10 hours
  • Holistic Nutrition Theory   8hours
  • Holistic Nutrition Theory II   10hours
  • Qi Gong6 hours
  • Qi Gong II10 hours

Courses / Internships that can be added to the program

  • Chair Massage Internship  20 hours
  • Sports Massage Internship  Int  20 hours
  • Externship with Healthcare Professionals  50 hours

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