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RESOURCES FOR MODULE I

Proposed Syllabus for the Massage and Bodywork Certification

Module I-Starting on Monday, February 17, 2020

Module I
 
Week
Chapter
Lecture 
In-Class Laboratory Practice
 1
 1 and 2
History of Massage & Therapeutic Relationships
Video presentation on history of massage & QA
 2
 3 and 6
Tools and Effects of Massage
Massage table features, adjustments, bolsters and cushions placements
 3
 7
Body Mechanics, Table Position and Draping
Draping and examples of good body mechanics
 4
 8
Fundamentals of massage techniques
Video demonstration on relaxation massage 
 5
 8
Massage techniques for the back
Application of general massage on back regions
 6
 8
Massage techniques for the arms, legs, and feet
Application of general massage for relaxation on prone position  
 7
 8
Massage techniques for the supine position
Application of general massage for relaxation on supine position
 8
 9
Infection Control & Emergency Preparedness
Hand washing procedure and full body massages on each other
 9
 10
Treatment plans, intake forms, and assessment
Intake form, assessment, charting, and client interview role-play
 10
 11
Special Populations
Pregnancy massage techniques and table positions  
 11
 13
Foot Reflexology
Foot Reflexology application  
 12
 14
Clinical & Sports Massage
Clinical assessment and sports massage application  
 13
 15
Seated Massage  
Chair massage application  
 14
 18
Introduction to the Human Body
Demonstration of passive & active transport of body fluids using massage techniques. Identify body cavities, directional and regional terms

Clinical Practice

Students will practice massage therapy and bodywork on general clients under the supervision of an instructor at the Student Clinic of INHE

Clinical Practice
Students will practice massage therapy and bodywork on general clients under the supervision of an instructor at the Student Clinic of INHE
Introduction to Clinical Practice
Clinical Practice Available on Monday and Wednesday
Time: TBA

VIDEO DEMONSTRATION

       Sports Massage Part 1

        Sports Massage Part 2

                                                                                                     Chair Massage 
                                                                              Click here to answer few questions about the video
Foot Reflexology Part 1

Foot Reflexology Part 2