ASIAN BODYWORK CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

 

ASIAN BODYWORK CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

The Certificate Program in Asian Bodywork prepares students for an exciting career in Asian massage, acupressure (shiatsu), and manipulation techniques. Certificates are eligible for licensure in massage in most municipalities in California.


 
Format: Evenings-Weekends

Hours: 675

Units: 40

Cost: $9,150

Payment Plans: are available.


Required Courses

 EAB 010: Introduction to Chinese Medical Theories (2 Units)

 EAB 015: Basic Therapeutic Massage (4 Units)

 EAB 020: Reflexology (1 Unit)

 EAB 025: Introduction to Meridians (4 Units)

 EAB 030: Introduction to Chinese Medical Diagnosis (2 Units)

 EAB 035: Introduction to Shiatsu (Acupressure) (2 Units)

 EAB 040: Shiatsu Energetics and Therapeutics (4 Units)

 EAB 045: Sports Massage (2 Units)

 EAB 050: Introduction to Tuina (2 Units)

 EAB 090: East Asian Bodywork Practice Management and Ethics(2 Units)

 EAB 095: Asian Bodywork Internship (5 Units)

 WS 020: Western Orthodox Medical Terminology (2 Units)

 WS 025: Anatomy and Physiology I (4 Units)

 WS 030: Anatomy and Physiology II (4 Units)

EAB 010: INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE MEDICAL THEORIES (2 UNITS)

This course provides a study of basic principles and theories of Chinese medicine, covering the concepts of Yin and Yang, Five Elements, Eight Principles, three Fundamental Substances, etiology of disharmonies, and the Zangfu organs.

EAB 015: BASIC THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE (4 UNITS)

This course presents basic massage movements as well as special techniques for individual areas of the body. Discussed are indications and contraindications for massage, professionalism, and regard for modesty.

EAB 020: REFLEXOLOGY (1 UNIT)

This course covers the use of assessment and massage techniques emphasizing the relationship between areas of the feet and the parts of the body.

EAB 025: INTRODUCTION TO MERIDIANS (4 UNITS)

This course presents basic massage movements as well as special techniques for individual areas of the body. Discussed are indications and contraindications for massage, professionalism, and regard for modesty.

EAB 030: INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS (2 UNITS)

This course introduces the four traditional methods of diagnosis in Chinese medicine, with a focus on their practical applications in East Asian Bodywork. Students will learn Zangfu syndromes and their signs and symptoms.

Prerequisites: EAB 010

EAB 035: INTRODUCTION TO SHIATSU (ACUPRESSURE) (2 UNITS)

This course trains students in the practical use of finger or hand pressure on acupoints and channels and provides hands-on training in its use for stress reduction and musculoskeletal disorders.

EAB 040: SHIATSU ENERGETICS AND THERAPEUTICS (4 UNITS)

This course provides a study of the energetic functions of the acupoints and ways of combining them to create shiatsu treatments.

EAB 045: SPORTS MASSAGE (2 UNITS)

This course introduces the principles of massage for stimulation of muscles both before and after sporting events, with an emphasis upon prevention of injury, relaxation of strained muscles, and quick recovery.

EAB 050: INTRODUCTION TO TUINA (2 UNITS)

This course introduces students to the 5,000-year-old art of Tuina, describing the major principles and main schools of its practice. Students will learn basic Tuina manipulations and practice them on the human body.

EAB 090: EAST ASIAN BODYWORK PRACTICE MANAGEMENT AND ETHICS(2 UNITS)

This course covers professional ethics and business aspects relevant to an East Asian Bodywork practice. Students will learn how to develop referral sources, maintain and release records, communicate with patients, build public relations, and manage finances.

EAB 095: ASIAN BODYWORK INTERNSHIP (5 UNITS)

Students will learn how to interview patients, develop an Asian Bodywork plan, and provide Oriental Bodywork under the guidance of an experienced and licensed Oriental Bodyworker.

WS 020: WESTERN ORTHODOX MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (2 UNITS)

This course provides students with a study of Western orthodox medical terminology and nomenclature, including major prefixes, roots, and suffixes.

WS 025: ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I (4 UNITS)

This course provides students with a study of human anatomy and physiology, including the organization of the body and the skeletal and muscular systems, and the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic, immune, cardiovascular, respiratory, and digestive systems.www.bestclock.cn

WS 030: ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II (4 UNITS)

This course provides a study of the anatomy and physiology of the human urinary, reproductive, nervous, and endocrine systems and a discussion of fluid and electrolyte balance, genetics, and growth and development.

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