Relaxing Massage

MASSAGE THERAPY

The Historical Art of Healing & Health through Touch

Clock Hours: 750

Graduates in: 6.5 months

CIP Code: 51.3501

SOC Code: 31-9011 

Come learn with our trained instructors and gain the necessary knowledge and experience to unlock stress and strain from muscle and tissue. Through our innovative holistic curriculum, the student will acquire hands-on experience and the technical skill to become truly professional massage therapy.

Our continued education program evolves with the trends of the industry to carry you throughout your career.  Continue your education to stretch mind, body and spirit.

MASSAGE THERAPY PROGRAM

ZORGANICS Institute Massage Therapy program consists of 750 hours.  The first half of the program will cover theory lectures, instructor guided hands-on training, interactive exercises, and demonstration through special events. The second half of the program will be applying your skills to the general public in the student salon.​
 

Upon completion of the hours and passing the final exams you will receive a certificate and be prepared to apply for the Washington State board examination. 

Program Objectives


To prepare students in fundamental therapeutic massage techniques position in the salon field performing all therapeutic massage therapy services normally offered in the profession. Upon completion of the course requirements, the determined graduate will be able to:

  • Project a positive attitude and a sense of personal integrity and self-confidence.
  • Practice proper grooming, poise, and effective communication skills.
  • Understand employer/employee relationships and respect the need to deliver worthy service for value received.
  • Perform the basic analytical and manipulative skills applicable to the program of study.
  • Apply the theory, technical information and related matter to assure sound judgments, decisions, and procedures.




Description


This massage therapy program will train students in massage therapy and therapeutic spa body treatments Lectures, demonstrations, and lab work. Training will include a combination of live models and mannequins. Instructional Method: Lectures, demonstrations, and lab work. Overview: The Massage Therapy course consists of various topics and subjects related to the theoretical and practical (hands on) aspects of massage therapy. Topics and/or subjects are designed to assist the future professional massage therapist to identify and demonstrate a wide variety of techniques. ZORGANICS Institute updates the course content and the teaching methods to address new trends. Core Curriculum MASSAGE THERAPY PROGRAM OUTLINE: Theory/Practical Hours by Subject: Theory Hours/ campus /online Practical Hours/ campus /online Orientation Massage theory, including history overview of massage, requirements for practice of massage, professional ethics, anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, pathology, medical terminology Orientation, Massage practice, including therapeutic techniques, preparations for practitioner, cold, heat and hydrotherapies, massage in spa setting, equipment products and environment, consultation and demonstration, clinical massage techniques, infection control and safety Student Clinic First aid and CPR Certification Business Practice including Pros and Cons Working as an Employee; Basics of Bookkeeping; Marketing and Business Success Recognize Business Law; Complying with Licenses and Payments, Individual student needs, industry trends, electives and standards, communications, professionalism, resume development, interview preparation, job search skills, guest educators Total Hours: 750 WA REQUIRED HOURS: 750




Program Length


750 hours. Intended time to complete a massage therapy program attending full time is 7.5 months.




On-Time Completion Rate


This program has not been offered yet.




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Core Curriculum


Students will acquire knowledge and practical skills in the following subjects: ● Theory of the practice of master esthetics services including business practices and basic human anatomy and physiology. ● Care of the skin compresses, massage, facials, wraps, masks, exfoliation, use of electrical or mechanical appliances or chemical compounds. ● Temporary removal of superfluous hair of the skin by means including tweezing, waxing, tape, chemicals, lotions, creams, sugaring, threading, mechanical or electrical apparatus and appliances. ● Cleaning and disinfecting of individual work stations, individual equipment and tools and proper use and storage of linens. ● Diseases and disorders of the skin. ● Safety including proper use and storage of chemicals, implements and electrical appliances. ● First aid as it relates to esthetics. ● Not all training may be used on mannequins. ● Laser, light frequency, radio frequency, ultrasound, and plasma practices. ● Medium depth chemical peels. ● Advanced client assessment, documentation, and indications/contraindications. ● Pretreatment and post-treatment procedures. ● Lymphatic drainage and advanced facial massage. ● Advanced diseases and disorders of the skin. ● Advanced theories, alternative touch and spa body treatments. Phase 1- Earth (0-400 Hours) • New student Orientation • Introductory theory & basic practical skills • Safety and sanitation • Intro to clinic floor and client consultation Phase 2- Water (401-800 Hours) • Continue progression through Milady Standard textbook to expand knowledge • Build upon foundational practical skills • Begin practice on live clients, and build confidence Phase 3- Fire (801-1000 Hours) • Hands-on theory classes • Review all subjects learned. and expand knowledge from part 1 and part 2 • Learn and practice more advanced techniques • Focus on completing practical requirements Phase 4- Air (1001-1200 Hours) • Review Washington State rules and regulations, as well as business practices • Employment preparation (resume, portfolio) • Employer interview techniques Continue to review and study, fully complete practical requirements, prepare for WA State exams, take final written and practical examinations. Complete exit interview, graduation, and sign up for WA State Exams.




Estimated Cost


Tuition: $12,310.00 Materials & Supplies: $2,290.00 Books: $650.00 Orientation fee: $300.00 Application Fee: $100 Processing Fee: $78 Enrollment Fee: $150 Total: $15,878.00 NOTE: ZORGANICS Institute does not offer on-campus housing. The costs listed below are estimated figures of the total cost of attendance which includes expenses outside of tuition and fees. Students who choose to do the Hybrid Program will receive 15% off of their tuition. *Payment Plan Available *Scholarship *Private School Loans