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WELL 713 – Asian Bodywork Traditions (CRN: 46491) at Skyline College for Spring 2019

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WELL 713 ASIAN BODYWORK TRADITIONS THEORY AND PRACTICE (3.0)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 40-45 lecture/24-27 lab. Prerequisite: Admission to the Massage Therapy Program or existing CAMTC massage therapy certification or previous massage background. Recommended Preparation: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and WELL 721, or WELL 725 or WELL 740 or equivalent.
Exploration of the foundations of classical Shiatsu theory, emerging styles of contemporary Shiatsu modalities, Chinese acupressure, and integrated techniques. History of Japanese medicine and traditional Chinese medical concepts as they relate to Shiatsu and acupressure. Focus on Shiatsu and acupressure theory, Eastern perspectives of anatomy and physiology, the concept of energy and its dynamic relationship with health, prevention and disease. Various bodywork assessments, techniques and treatment strategies associated with both ancient energy-based traditions will be covered. Transfer credit: CSU.


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Department: Wellness

Number of Units: 1


Cohort Restriction:

  • MSGT - Massage Therapy

Section
JA - Lecture and/or Discussion
Meeting Date: 01/14-05/20
Meeting Time: 6:00pm-6:50pm
Days: M
Building: 04 Room: 201B
Instructor: Ronda Wimmer
Critical Dates for this Course Date
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