Massage Therapy Introductory Course

Course description

MTP 100: Introduction to Massage Therapy provides a general program overview and historical development of massage therapy. Introduces students to the benefits of massage therapy and its relationship to our current health care system, alternative health care systems and healing practices from other cultures. Introduces the systems of the body, basic effects of stress on the body and different types of massage modalities. Introduces students to basic anatomical terms, regions of the body, and an anatomy palpation demonstration and practice. Prerequisite: You must be 18 years old to register for this course.

Introduction to Massage Therapy schedule

Upcoming Intro Course Options: (choose one)

  • MTP 100 (CRN 61192) Jan 13 -16 (Mon-Thur) 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  Registration is now open for this course.
    • Students who successfully complete this course offering will be eligible to begin the Massage Therapy program in January 2020 (Part-time program) or August 2020 (Full-time program).
  • MTP 100 (CRN 90121) Jul 13-16 (Mon-Thur) 8:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. Registration will open in mid-Spring for this course.
    • Students who successfully complete this course offering will be eligible to begin the Massage Therapy program in August 2020 (Full-time program) or January 2021 (Part-time program).

PLEASE NOTE: ALL DATES AND TIMES LISTED ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. 

Questions - Contact Program Coordinator, Jeremy Miller: 847-925-6076 or jmiller4@harpercollege.edu

 

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