Introduction to Chair Massage

Course Description

An introduction to the practice of chair massage. Includes a global and historical examination of chair massage, with an exploration of a variety of techniques and modalities used throughout the world. The theory behind chair massage will be covered. Students will be given practical experiences, and critiques will be used to correct posture, body mechanics, stroke application and stroke sequence.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
36089 MASG 53 61 ··W···· 03:30 PM-05:20 PM Ratka Popovic PE12U
··W···· 05:30 PM-08:20 PM

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-01-07 to 2019-03-29.
MASG-053.61: Registration for this course is restricted. As of Fall, 2018 the Massage Therapy program is no longer accepting new students. The target date for program discontinuance is March, 2020. Please contact the Massage Therapy program assistant, if you have questions.

Course Details

3 Units
Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


MASG 50A or technical proficiency suitable to the course level.
EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273.
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