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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York Institute of Massage, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience

Massage Techniques

108 hours (12 weeks).
New York Institute of Massage, 4701 Transit Road, Williamsville, New York.

August 1999 - June 2016.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the history and basic theories of the various recognized techniques of massage therapy and integrate features of these techniques into basic massage routines and articulate their features to clients.


Major topics include: various techniques and theories, neuromuscular techniques, cranio-sacral therapy, reflexology, active isolated stretch, sports massage, and the Pfrimmer technique.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/ associate degree category, 4 semester hours (2 lecture, 2 laboratory) in Massage Therapy (5/01) (6/06 revalidation) (6/11 revalidation).