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Branford Hall’s Massage Therapy Program

The courses that make up the Massage Therapy program at Branford Hall provide students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in their careers. The classes are designed to prepare students for the national certification exam.

Below are some sample courses.

Title of Course Course Description

Anatomy and Physiology Systems

A study of the structure and function of the integumentary system, cell structure and function, tissues and membranes, endocrine system, lymphatic system, respiratory system, digestive system, urinary system, circulatory systems, metabolism, and the reproductive systems. Topics include functions of the cell, body membranes, skin, endocrine glands and hormones, lymphatic vessels and body defenses, respiratory organs and ducts, digestive organs and digestive tract, urinary organs and ducts and reproductive organs. Furthermore, students will be taught basic system related medical terminology.

The Art of Massage Therapy

This course provides a solid foundation on basic Swedish massage therapy skills, indications/contraindications, body mechanics, and full body massage essentials. Techniques discussed include gliding, kneading, direct pressure, direct friction, joint mobilization, superficial warming techniques, percussion, compression, vibration, jostling, shaking and rocking. Indications, precautions, contraindications and benefits are also discussed. This course also teaches asepsis, hygiene, proper body mechanics, and client draping and positioning techniques.

Massage Therapy Job Essentials

This course presents an overview of the contemporary Massage Therapy business world, focusing on gainful employment opportunities including self-employment with an emphasis is also placed upon licensing requirements and realities of business ownership and entrepreneurship in the Massage Therapy practice. Basic corporate entities such as “C”, “S”, and professional corporations will be discussed. Additionally students will concentrate on various strategies that include job search, resume formats, necessary pre-employment letters, and interview techniques. Students develop effective communication skills to interact professionally with colleagues.

The curriculum in this program provides students with a strong foundation in massage therapy by teaching both classical techniques and advanced therapeutic procedures. Students also learn communications skills, business skills, and marketing skills so that they are ready to start building a client base. The coursework, combined with a hands-on internship experience, gives students the skills and knowledge necessary to begin a new career in this exciting field.

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