Intro to Massage Therapy Courses

Intro to Massage Therapy Courses

Langara's 2-day Introduction to Massage course has two learning options to choose from:

  • face-to-face (in-person, on-campus) 
  • remotely, on-line 

For the January-April 2022 semester Langara is offering this course remotely, on-line. This course is taught in real time with instructors giving direct feedback on your techniques.

 

Learn and practice giving a basic relaxation massage using Swedish techniques. Learn to properly drape clients and use correct body mechanics. Students have two attempts to complete this course.

REGISTER by calling the CS Registration Office at 604.323.5322.

NOTE: All students must have a laptop or digital device to complete the course. For in-person classes, laptops must be brought to class on both days.


Requirements for on-line student registration include the following:

  • register a minimuim of 4 days before the course start on Saturday. Late registration not accepted
  • access to a hands-on practice client for the entire weekend. The client must give verbal video consent.
  • reliable continuous internet, and webcamera (on smart phone or tablet) with speaker capability in order to view and submit videos to instructors
  • a computer/tablet or smart phone to access your account through the Langara login page in order to complete the final quiz on an on-line platform
  • access the Zoom video program via your device

Requirements for in-person, on campus student registration include the following:

  • a computer laptop/tablet or smart phone required to access your account through the Langara login page in order to complete the final quiz on an on-line platform
  • NOTE: If you have an open personal injury claim, where you have been injured, additional approval documentation is required from both your Lawyer & attending Medical Doctor prior to registering for this course.
  • These professionals must confirm that participation in the Intro to Massage course, with other students practicing massage techniques on you, will not jeopardize your personal injury claim.

The Introduction to Massage course is one of the required pre-requisites for your application package to the CS RMT Diploma program.

Langara accepts successful completion of a two full-day "Introduction to Massage" course (minimum 12 hours) from other RMT schools in BC. This course must be completed within 18 months of the RMT application submission.

Please click on the Introduction to Massage course tab (+) below for dates.


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Courses

Designed for those pursuing a career in massage therapy, and those with a general interest in massage. Learn how to give a basic relaxation massage in this 2-day weekend workshop. Taught by an experienced Registered Massage Therapist, you are introduced to topics such as: proper massage table set up, client draping, body mechanics and basic Swedish massage techniques.NOTE: To register, call the CS Registration Office at 604.323.5322. NOTE FOR IN-PERSON, ON-CAMPUS COURSES: Students with an open personal injury claim, where they have been injured, are advised to register for the on-line course. The in-person course is not recommended because students practicing techniques on you are inexperience. Please wait until your claim is resolved, and your health is stabilized. Please contact rmt@langara.ca if you have questions.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60089 1 wknd Sa/Su Jun 25, 2022 0900-1700 Lauren Brandt,
Dawn Leonard,
Cora Van Wyck,
Clare Wheeler
$320 CS-Broadway Campus (Map)
60090 1 wknd Sa/Su Jul 23, 2022 0900-1700 Online Kaelin Beriault,
Lauren Brandt,
Colleen Bruce,
Cora Van Wyck
$320 Online
60091 1 wknd Sa/Su Aug 27, 2022 0900-1700 Kaelin Beriault,
Lauren Brandt,
Dawn Leonard,
Cora Van Wyck
$320 CS-Broadway Campus (Map)