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In this program, James Mally, ND, LMT explains and demonstrates over 90 different Swedish massage techniques to help you enhance your skills. As you watch, review, and practice along with the DVD, you will work step-by-step through the fundamental techniques involved in doing a full body Swedish massage.
The photographic manual describes each technique demonstrated in the video. The manual is designed to stand on the massage table, making it easier to refer to the text as you practice techniques. A manual section shows various sequences on a single page for quick reference as well. The importance of taking a client history, using correct body mechanics, and massage cautions and contraindications are all reviewed.
According to a Massage Magazine review: "In a logical, well-thought-out routine, we learn preliminaries to the massage session, efficient use of the massage table, tactful draping of the client, an entire full-body therapeutic massage routine, finishing touches, and a brief introduction to deep-tissue massage."
Swedish massage has been shown to reduce stress and alleviate common body aches and pains.
Very well developed. Great presentation with factual, informative, outstanding format.
- J. Parks, RN, LMT
Dr. James Mally has done an outstanding job in presenting his techniques. His work is full of professional integrity and expertise that comes from experience yet is wonderfully heart centered as well. The format of the text is very practical for ease of use during massage practice, as is the DVD. I very greatly appreciate the fine quality of these course materials.
- M. Fisher, LMT, NCTMB
I loved this course. I learned valuable techniques that will bring a smile to my client's heart and soul!
- D. Smith, LMP, NCTMB
I have been doing massage for over 27 years, but I still found a couple nice new 'moves' to use... overall an excellent beginning Swedish routine.
- M. Lee, LMT, NCTMB, AMTA
Absolutely love the DVD format! - Makes it perfect to really get the moves down and helps with the sequence as well.
- K. Berry, CMT, NCTMB
This was a very user friendly course. The convenience of studying the course in the comfort of my home was awesome, and taking the test online and receiving my certificate was wonderful!
- J. Courville, LMT
Well organized, excellent presentation and explanation as necessary. Stressed proper body mechanics for the therapist and proper draping of client. Good review of basic massage strokes, history of Swedish massage. Good review of contraindications and cautions of massage.
- K. Boley, NCTMB, AMTA
- DVD - 90 minutes
- Text - 85 pages
- Multiple-choice test - if you prefer to test online please select the "online test" option
- Certificate upon completion - if you prefer to print your certificate at home instantly, please select the "online test" option
Display Certificates suitable for framing are available for $10 in addition to the certificate included with your tuition. Click here to order a Display Certificate.
The Institute is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. Approved Provider 049478-00.
Credits also accepted by the AMTA, ABMP and NAHA.
For information regarding your specific state massage license requirements and approvals, visit our Massage Therapy Continuing Education Requirements page by clicking here.