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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