Massage Schools: Anatomy Physiology Training
Anatomy refers to the structure of the body, especially bones and muscles (see Kinesiology).
Physiology refers to the workings of the body's "systems" - such as the Digestive System, the Immune System, etc.
Massage therapists use their in-depth knowledge of the body's anatomy and physiology to develop session strategies for their clients that are both safe and effective.
At the National Holistic Institute instructors use a wide variety of methods to make the study of anatomy and physiology accessible and relevant to the practice of massage therapy. These can include:
- 3 dimensional models of the body
- Group exercises, such as drawing muscles on each other
- Colorful videos
- And the most recent editions of industry-standard textbooks
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