Ordering Options: 1. Course materials mailed to you. Exam is completed online. 2. Course materials mailed to you. Exam is completed on paper.
$160.00 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 15 CE hour deep tissue massage home study course will introduce you to the theory and practice of deep tissue massage. This course will explain valuable deep tissue principles such as the definition of deep tissue massage, client positioning, ergonomics, anatomy, and contraindications to deep tissue massage. The text outlines step-by-step basic deep tissue strokes. And more than one hour of online video clips are included demonstrating deep tissue techniques. This course is great for any therapist looking to further their knowledge in the art of deep tissue massage!
This Course Will Present:
Definition, contraindications, and benefits of deep tissue massage
Anatomy of the muscular system
Client positioning for deep tissue massage bodywork
Proper body mechanics for using deep tissue massage
How common techniques you already know, such as effleurage, friction and petrissage, can be used to perform deep tissue massage
More than one hour of online video clips demonstrating deep tissue massage techniques
You Will Receive: Deep Tissue Massage textbook, by Art Riggs, guide with instructions, more than one hour of online video clips, exam of 86 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.
I liked everything about the course. - Kari Mantini, LMT
I like that the course was clear and easy to understand. - C. Panera, LMT
The exam questions followed in order of the textbook. - Jamie Bernard, LMT
I liked that it used techniques I already know to form a deep tissue routine. I can begin incorporating techniques into my practice right away. - B. Harding, LMT
Deep tissue strokes are performed with:
A. Fingers and knuckles
B. Forearms and elbows
D. All of the above
Tightness in the upper chest can cause:
A. Strain in the upper back
B. Tightness in the neck
C. Strain in the quadratus lumborum
D. Strain in the abdominal muscles
Flexing the client’s wrist while treating the wrist extensors will:
A. Place the wrist extensors in a stretched position
B. Place the wrist flexors in a stretched position
C. Place the triceps in a stretched position
D. Place the biceps in a stretched position