Massage Therapy for Lake Havasu City Campus ONLY
The massage therapy program curriculum meets the requirements of the Arizona Private Post Secondary Education for licensure. The program is 700 clock hours designed to be completed in 7.5 months. Full-time students are contracted from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The curriculum is designed to balance the systematic theory portion of the industry with the hands on experience that is required to be successful once licensed. Our nationally certified instructors provide our students with extensive knowledge of specialized fields in massage therapy, giving our students even more tools to be successful in their chosen career.
In an effort to meet the growing demand for well-trained massage therapy professionals, Charles of Italy School of Massage Therapy was established and began offering instruction in June of 2000. Charles of Italy School of Massage Therapy offers a 700 clock hour program of instruction designed to lead the graduate to a variety of career options as a practitioner of massage therapy. Graduates may choose to work in their own clinic, within spa environments, in a medical or e rehabilitation settings, as well as for companies that provide massage practitioners for cruise lines.
The 700 hour program is designed to prepare the student who successfully completes their training for licensure in Arizona as a massage therapist.
As part of their training, students learn anatomy and physiology, various forms of massage and bodywork that are based primarily on the fundamentals of Swedish massage and Western bodywork principles. Students receive instruction in full body massage techniques, chair massage techniques, hot stone massage and soft tissue release therapies.
Arizona Licenses are valid for two years, and expire on the licensees birthday. Presently, there is a twenty-five hour requirement for continuing education for each renewal period. Initial license fees and renewal fees are available on the Board’s website.
The Massage Therapy program is a 700 clock hour program designed to be completed within amaximum time frame of seven months from the date of entrance. The minimum time frame for completion of this program is five months, with instruction been offered from Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Students cannot receive more than 35 hours in one week without instructor permission and only in extenuating circumstances based on the daily hours of operation of the school.
Each of the units of instruction listed below are taught in both theory and practical formats: