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MT-600

Spa Treatments, Aromatherapy and Stone Massage

This module provides an overview of the spa industry, including the history of the industry and various specific spa treatments.  Topics covered in this module include the client in-take process and documentation, sanitation and hygiene protocols, appropriate use of spa equipment, basic principles of hydrotherapy, contraindications of various wet and dry spa treatments, and the effects of heat and cold.  The course examines theories and applications related to various spa treatments, including face massage, common aromatherapy treatments, dry skin brushing, salt /sugar glow, body wrap techniques, and stone massage. Other topics covered in this module include the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary and respiratory systems; pathologies of the integumentary and respiratory systems; and career preparation and professional development related to the field of massage therapy.

Credits:
6.0

Outside Clock Hours:
32.00

In Class Clock Hours:
80.00

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