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Program: BodyWork Program

Course Number: TA100
Course Name: Professional Foundation Module
Total Semester Units: 3 credits
Total Hours: 45
Theory/Lecture/Application/Lab Hours: 45

Catalog Description of the Module:

The Professional Foundation Module curriculum focuses on the elements which distinguish the professional BodyWorker from the layperson. It provides lessons on self-care, equipment options, professional protocols and behavior, history and relevant cautions/precautions/conditions that serve as guiding principles to determine if benefit or harm could result from a treatment.

Prerequisite: none


Burman, Friedland, TouchAbilities TouchAbilities® Essential Connections, Thomson Delmar Learning 2006
ISBN-13: 978-1-4180-4833-4
ISBN-10: 1-4180-4833-X

Beck, Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage, 4th Edition, Thomson Delmar Learning 2006
ISBN: 978-1-4018-8029-3/1-4018-8029-0 Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-4018-8030-9/1-4018-8030-4 Softcover

Essential Science Publishing, Essential Oils Desk Reference, 3rd Edition, 2005
ISBN-13: 978-1-4180-4833-4

Student Supplies:

Massage table, stool or chair, linens, lubricant

[ See complete course details by downloading the TA 100 Outline pdf file. ]