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Transfer Program

Transfer Your Massage License

Transfer Massage License

Student Transfer Education Program (STEP)

Transfer Your Massage License Program – 80 Hours

 

– Students who need help preparing for the MBLEx

– Transfer students looking to become a licensed massage therapist in Washington

– Education for licensed professionals who want to learn the Bodymechanics treatment methods

– Program  is designed to help 3 core areas:  students, transfers and continuing education

 

Purpose of STEP

The purpose of the program is to provide massage therapists an educational experience in a clinical setting – whether you need to transfer your massage license from another state, you need help with MBLEx test prep, or you are seeking massage continuing education – the STEP program offers flexible options to help you achieve your goals.

For those seeking to transfer their massage license into Washington State, our STEP program will facilitate the process for approval by the Washington State Department of Health.  Our core Transfer Program consists of 4 modules, (20 hours each) where upon completion, a Bodymechanics Transfer Certificate will be issued and a transfer completion form sent to the Washington State Department of Health.

For students who are struggling to pass the MBLEx, we offer a comprehensive 4-week training program that includes: review of Kinesiology, Anatomy & Physiology, and Ethics and Business concepts.  Bodymechanics passing rate on the MBLEx of 98% is designed for success.  If you are struggling to pass, reach out to us – Bodymechanics School wants to help you.

Finally, we offer a comprehensive 4 week Continuing Education program as well.  Bodymechanics graduates are in high demand both by clients and facilities because of their success with treating complex conditions.  In our 4 week program, students will gain knowledge in the Bodymechanics system – as well as meet the requirements for the 4 hours of Ethics CE that must be taken every 2 years.  Gain extensive knowledge and hands on training for conditions such as Frozen Shoulder, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Whiplash and more.

The modules can be completed in any order – but must be completed within 6 months of the first module completion date for the bundled pricing option.

Procedure

Students will apply for the Transfer Program and have their massage school transcripts mailed to Bodymechanics School – HQ in Tumwater for review along with an application and review fee.  Individual consideration will be taken to ensure the school provides enough training to meet the requirements of the school and the Washington State DOH.  All transfer students must complete the Bodymechanics School Transfer Program – with additional hours added to their training dependent on their specific needs.

For example, Bodymechanics requires completion of 108 hours of Kinesiology – if your transcript indicates that you have completed 80 hours, then you must complete and additional 28 hours of Kinesiology coursework at Bodymechanics to receive your Transfer Program Certificate.  The coursework that you will need to complete will be determined upon receipt of your transcripts and will be reviewed with your prior to entering the Transfer Program.

For those seeking continuing education OR help with the MBLEx – simply call (360) 350-0015 and get registered for the class that interests you the most (or all of them for the bundled pricing.)

Upon completion of the program, graduates will receive a Transfer Diploma along with Continuing Education credit if applicable. CE certificates will be issued to those who take each CE course.

 


Module 1 – Upper Extremity – 20 HOURS

MTP – Review of massage strokes including effleurage, petrissage, frictions, myofascial release, pin and stretch, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, and stretching as it relates to clinical pathologies of the upper extremities.
Kinesiology – Review of the Origin, Insertion, Action of the Upper Extremities.  Students will engage in activities to review including – book, drawing, clay and palpation.
Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology – Review of pathologies affecting the Upper Extremities including Frozen Shoulder, Rotator Cuff Tendonitis, Lateral Epicondylitis, and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
Pathology & Treatment – Hands on modalities to identify postural dysfunction, structural imbalances, muscle hypertonicity, adhesions, fascial restrictions, range of motion limitations and muscle spasms.  Postural analysis and upper extremity range of motion activities will be utilized to develop a treatment plan and then specific massage techniques will be applied.
Clinical Business Practices – Professional communication and documentation will be reviewed as well as Ethics with treatment.

Students will be assessed on comprehension with a 25 question written exam and practical exam of techniques.


Module 2 – Head & Neck – 20 HOURS

MTP – Review of massage strokes including effleurage, petrissage, frictions, myofascial release, pin and stretch, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, and stretching as it relates to clinical pathologies of the head and neck region.
Kinesiology – Review of muscle Origin, Insertion, Action of the head and neck.  Students will engage in activities to review including – book, drawing, clay and palpation.
Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology – Review of pathologies affecting the head and neck including Torticollis, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Whiplash, and Hyperkyphosis.
Pathology & Treatment – Hands on modalities to identify postural dysfunction, structural imbalances, muscle hypertonicity, adhesions, fascial restrictions, range of motion limitations and muscle spasms.  Postural analysis and head and neck range of motion activities will be utilized to develop a treatment plan and then specific massage techniques will be applied.
Clinical Business Practices – Review Washington State massage regulations, documentation, professional communication, insurance billing.

 Students will be assessed on comprehension with a 25 question written exam and practical exam of techniques.


Module 3 – Low Back & Hips – 20 HOURS

MTP – Review of massage strokes including effleurage, petrissage, frictions, myofascial release, pin and stretch, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, and stretching as it relates to clinical pathologies of the Low Back & Hip region.
Kinesiology – Review of muscle Origin, Insertion, Action of the Low Back and Hip region.  Students will engage in activities to review including – book, drawing, clay and palpation.
Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology – Review of pathologies affecting the Low Back & Hip including Hyperlordosis, Low Back Pain, Piriformis Syndrome, Scoliosis.
Pathology & Treatment – Hands on modalities to identify postural dysfunction, structural imbalances, muscle hypertonicity, adhesions, fascial restrictions, range of motion limitations and muscle spasms.  Postural analysis and Low Back and Hip range of motion activities will be utilized to develop a treatment plan and then specific massage techniques will be applied.
Clinical Business Practices – Business plan, employment opportunities, resume building, marketing strategies including social media, website and referral based business building.

Students will be assessed on comprehension with a 25 question written exam and practical exam of techniques.


Module 4 – Lower Extremities – 20 HOURS

MTP – Review of massage strokes including effleurage, petrissage, frictions, myofascial release, pin and stretch, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, and stretching as it relates to clinical pathologies of the Lower Extremity region.
Kinesiology – Review of muscle Origin, Insertion, Action of the Lower Extremity region.  Students will engage in activities to review including – book, drawing, clay and palpation.
Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology – Review of pathologies affecting the Lower Extremities including Plantar Fasciitis, Flat Foot, Shin Splints, Knee Sprain/Strain, and Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome.
Pathology & Treatment – Hands on modalities to identify postural dysfunction, structural imbalances, muscle hypertonicity, adhesions, fascial restrictions, range of motion limitations and muscle spasms.  Postural analysis and knee and ankle range of motion activities will be utilized to develop a treatment plan and then specific massage techniques will be applied.
Clinical Business Practices – Ethical massage practice concepts – including marketing, 4 pillars of Success, and Outcall Safety and Strategies.

Students will be assessed on comprehension with a 25 question written exam and practical exam of techniques.

 

Course Fees:

Each module is $500 for 20 hours of training.  Bundled pricing is $1500 for 80 hours – and yes, as always, Bodymechanics School will work with a payment plan.

Unsure if you want to take all 4 modules?  So long as each module is completed within 6 months, you pay $500 for the first 3 modules and the 4th is FREE.

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