Specialization Electives


Jiap / Shiatsu

This powerful, traditional Eastern deep tissue technique can be applied on the floor or table over full body clothing. This technique handles major meridians (channels) and muscle groups, creating a unified balance in dealing effectively with chronic long-term stress and tension in the body. Students can easily apply and mix this technique with other massage applications.


Thai Massage
This technique, practiced in Thailand by Nuns and Buddhist Monks, rejuvenates the mind and body. It is based on unique sequences that include stretching, rocking, compressing all joints, blood vessels and nerves in the body using the hands, elbows, knees and feet.


Originating in China and popularized in Asia, Europe and the U.S., Reflexology helps to increase vitality of all organs through vital points (regions) on the hands and soles of feet. Students can effectively combine this technique with all other massage applications.