Course About Swedish Massage
Swedish massage is a popular type of massage around the world. that involves the use of hands, forearms or elbows to manipulate the superficial layers of the muscles to improve mental and physical health. Swedish massage is designed specifically to enhance circulation and blood flow to the large muscle groups and there are numerous physical and mental benefits associated with the use of Swedish massage.
If you want to learn a new therapy or advance your existing skills then this is the course for you!
During this course you will learn:
Part one of this course covers the history of massage, background, general benefits, contra indications, and the equipment and products that are needed. In addition, pre treatment procedures are dealt with and we discuss two methods of covering a client prior to and during a treatment.
Part two of this course briefly covers anatomy and physiology of the human body and its body systems as they relate to Swedish massage treatments. This part will also introduce anatomical terms that are commonly used by therapists.
Part three the Swedish massage movements are explained and how to utilize them in a treatment. We look at a description of general all purpose Swedish massage of each part of the body. In addition, there is a routine for a full body relaxation Swedish massage with full descriptions of sequences for each part of the body that can be adapted for any client that you may encounter.
The importance of intelligent touch cannot be overstated. A conceptual basis for intelligent touch through the value of therapist intent and presence is also presented in this course.