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2017-2018 Catalog: August 2017 Edition 
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Mind Body Therapy, COP

This certificate, offered by the Department of Dance, provides the training necessary for self employment or entry level employment within in any organization that focuses on mind-body therapies. These holistic methods focus on the interrelationship between the various anatomical systems and the energetic self, eastern and western medicine, or mind/body/spirit connections. Employment factors are variable based upon criteria that is both objective and subjective in nature. There is work within several different fields. Some job titles upon completion of the certificate could include yoga instructor, wellness specialist, physical therapy assistant, or occupational assistant. In addition, this certificate satisfies the curriculum required for pre-training course within the level 1 certification process for GYROKINESIS® teacher trainings. The program focuses on developing a practical knowledge of anatomy, methodologies of various body therapies, the science behind the methods, how to assess individual needs and goals,and how to modify and adapt techniques to meets these needs and goals. A major emphasis is on injury care and prevention, how to increase or decrease the challenge based upon an individuals abilities and limitations, and how to implement an evolving specialized program that is designed to empower the client and enhance the quality of their life. 

Complete the following course (2 units):

Complete a minimum of 2 units from the following Work Related courses (2 units):

Complete one of the following courses (2 units):

Total Units Required: 17

To earn the certificate of proficiency:

See Earning a Certificate  for certificate information and requirements.