The Belize School of Massage/The Vision Exchange welcomes local and international students to our premier destination massage school and comprehensive curriculum program with advanced teachers creating the highest education and integrated massage school in Central America.

About Our Online Courses:

Anatomy and Physiology for Massage Therapy

Massage therapists treat clients by using touch to manipulate the soft-tissues of the body. With their touch, therapists relieve pain, help rehabilitate injuries, improve circulation, relieve stress, increase relaxation, and aid in the general wellness of clients.

In conjunction with the other entry-level courses within this program, this course provides the scientific backbone for students to understand all the inner working of the human body, how they think about the human body as a health care professional, how they communicate to colleagues and clients respectively about their bodies, and preparing for successful completion of the MBLEX exam in order to attain state licensure as a Massage Therapy Professional.

This 115 hour course provides an overview of the anatomical structures and physiology of the human body. The course discusses each body system in terms of the major anatomical structures and functions and explains how each system participates in homeostasis of the body. In addition, the course discusses selected major pathologies, including disease definitions and causes, signs and symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and possible treatments. Finally, the course discusses common issues and changes that occur in each body system throughout the lifespan.

Kinesiology – The Study of Human Motion

Massage therapists treat clients by using touch to manipulate the soft-tissues of the body. With their touch, therapists relieve pain, help rehabilitate injuries, improve circulation, relieve stress, increase relaxation, and aid in the general wellness of clients.

This 42 hour course provides students with the fundamental concepts and applications of kinesiology for massage practice. The class covers basic kinesiology principles as they apply to musculoskeletal anatomy and neuromuscular physiology. It emphasizes practical applications for hands-on practice, biomechanics applications for activities of daily living, and whole-body patterns in posture and gait. Students will practice applying kinesiology principles to therapeutic massage methods through a number of experiential exercises designed to keep the students engaged and help them learn through the body as well as the mind.

The Business & Ethics of Massage Therapy

In today’s industry of massage therapy, it is more important than ever to have knowledge and skills necessary for a successful career. The massage therapist has a wide range of opportunities available, and there are many different potential business relationships that will be encountered throughout a typical career. Learning more about the business world will serve to equip the massage therapist with information and tools that will inevitably be required as you begin your career.

In conjunction with the other entry-level courses within this program, this course provides the foundational components to effectively interact in the marketplace as either an employed massage therapist working for a company; or a self-employed entrepreneur working for him/herself; and the many different opportunities in between. Ethics and professionalism is extremely important with any therapeutic practice and these topics focus on the real-world ethical challenges professionals’ face, providing clear rationales for ethical behavior. The content encourages introspection, conversation, critical thinking, and problem solving, and promotes meaningful conversation about ethical concepts and dilemmas.

This 44 hour course provides instruction the focuses on the basic knowledge and skills of business and professional development, including writing resumes, goal setting, self-care, and job interview comportment. Students will also have the knowledge and tools for basic entrepreneurship, including marketing for massage therapy. Finally, the course emphasizes utmost professionalism and ethical behavior.

Therapeutic Kinesiology: Musculoskeletal Systems

This 44 hour course offers a well-organized study of the bones, joints, and muscles, illustrated with beautiful full-color photographs, precise anatomical drawings, and clear mechanical drawings, and exciting interactive animations that allow the student to fully engage a 3-dimensional analysis of each major joint and muscle. These topics are presented in a specific order that reflects the Ida P. Rolf method for developing structural integrity of the myofascial systems in the body. Each topic includes palpation exercises to help you become comfortable with locating bony landmarks and exploring joint structures and motions, as well as learning the locations, actions, and trigger points of the muscles.


The Belize School of Massage

thevisionexchange@gmail.com

501-672-8595 – Belize

928-963-0874 – United States