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MAS 100 Introduction to Massage Therapy
Credit Hours: 1.5
Prerequisite: None

This course is required to apply to the massage therapy program. It serves as an introduction to the basic theory, principles, and techniques of therapeutic massage. Students will be introduced to massage theory, basic Swedish massage techniques, the concepts of quality touch, contraindications, endangerment sites, safety and sanitation and body mechanics for the therapist, as well as basic anatomy and simple recognition of selected muscle groups and bones. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

www.elgin.edu/massage

A criminal background check, drug test,and appropriate PSB-HOA test scores are required for the Massage Therapy(MAS) program. For more information please refer to elgin.edu/massage