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$190.00 Cost includes all materials needed. If applicable, shipping is one flat rate of $10.00 (no matter how many courses you order). Materials are shipped via USPS Priority Mail.
The 18 CE hour Spa Bodywork Fundamentals course will introduce you to the basics of spa treatments and how to create a basic spa practice. You will be guided through each step of delivering a spa treatment, from indications and contraindications to scope of practice, supplies needed, room set up, treatment application, and practical tips on specific steps involved. You will also be guided through the basic steps in creating your own spa practice. This course will provide ideas on how to integrate spa techniques and products, as well as enhancing accents into your practice so you can create and deliver unique services. All treatments are covered in step-by-step detail, illustrated with photographs, and brought to life with online video clips that show how to position the client and how to apply products such as seaweed, wraps, and mud.
This Course Will Cover Basic Spa Treatments Such as:
Culturally based treatments
Salt or sugar glows
You Will Receive: Spa Bodywork: A Guide for Massage Therapists textbook, by Anne Williams, online access to resources and technique demonstrations, guide with instructions, exam of 104 questions, course evaluation, certificate of achievement upon completion, and unlimited phone support for any of your questions.
The Center for Massage Therapy Continuing Education, LLC is an Approved Provider through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB); Approved Provider number 409296-00.
Our continuing education courses are also accepted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), and most state boards.
For more information on individual state requirements and approvals, please visit our Approvals page and click on your state.
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All of the following are basic spa application techniques EXCEPT:
A. Application by foot
B. Application by hand
C. Application by brush
D. Application by mist
What is fangotherapy?
A. The use of mud, peat, and clay for healing purposes
B. The use of water, heat, and ice for healing purposes
C. The use of seaweed, dead sea salt, and Epsom salt for healing purposes
D. The use of massage tools, such as stones, for healing purposes
What is a spa philosophy?
A. The fundamental beliefs that the individual or business holds about health, wellness, and beauty
B. All of the different services that are offered at a spa
C. A special treatment that is only offered by one spa which highlights the spa’s unique features and particular strengths
D. An abstract idea that helps both to organize the different parts of a treatment and to send a specific message to the client