IMPORTANT! The Spa Therapy Certificate has been discontinued as of January 2013. For individual Spa Therapy courses, please see Mind & Body Wellness.
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Location: Lincoln Park Campus, 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW
Centre for Complementary Health Education
Spa Therapy Overview
Interested in complementary health and wellness? Demand for highly trained spa professionals is growing. Your skills can be applied in a wide variety of settings, including wellness centres, day spas, resort spas, destination spas and more.
These techniques are also valuable additions to existing practices such as massage therapy, Shiatsu therapy or other holistic modalities.
How to Take this Program
Winter 2013 Courses
Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
Explore the structure and functions of the different systems of the human body in health and also during selected pathological conditions.
|Subject code: XHTH 20001||90 Hours. Fee: $764|
|CRN 30580||Independent Study||Feb. 4-Apr. 30|
Indian Head Massage
Explore the history and theory of Indian Head Massage and learn the techniques to administer a one-hour treatment. Be introduced to marma points of the face and scalp and how to apply pressure to them following a specific sequence of techniques.
|Subject code: XSPA 10005||21 Hours. Fee: $405|
|CRN 31050||3 classes||Mar. 1-3||8 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri., Sat., Sun.|
Thai Foot Massage
Explore the history and theory of Thai Foot Massage and learn the techniques to administer a one-hour treatment. Be introduced to the major SEN (energy) lines in the leg and reflexology pressure points on the foot.
|Subject code: XSPA 10006||25 Hours. Fee: $499|
|CRN 31051||3 classes||Apr. 26-28||8 a.m.-5 p.m.||Fri., Sat., Sun.|
Reiki, First Degree
Acquire knowledge of the Reiki hand positions and learn to provide a session for yourself or others. First Degree Reiki is focused on physical healing.
|Sunject code: XHHC 10088||Click here for current course schedule.|
Reiki, Second Degree
The focus of Second Degree Reiki is on mental and emotional healing.
Prerequisite: Mount Royal First Degree Reiki
|Subject code: XHHC 10089||Click here for current course schedule.|
Reiki, Third Degree/Reiki Master
The final level of Reiki training is focused on spiritual healing. Acquire skills to teach Reiki to others.
Prerequisite: Mount Royal Second Degree Reiki
|Subject code: XHHC 10090||Click here for current course schedule.|
Fees for the entire certificate are $9,636 plus additional costs for textbooks and materials. Fees are paid per course upon registration. Individual course fees can be found here.
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