Zardus Art of Massage and Wellness Spa | Mind and body relaxation through contemporary and alternative solutions | Gardiner Maine
Zardus Art of Massage | Mind and body relaxation through contemporary and alternative solutions | Augusta Maine
Zardus Art of Massage | Mind and body relaxation through contemporary and alternative solutions | Augusta Maine
Zardus Art of Massage and Wellness Spa | Mind and body relaxation through contemporary and alternative solutions | Gardiner Maine
Zardus Art of Massage | Mind and body relaxation through contemporary and alternative solutions | Augusta Maine
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Zardus Art of Massage | Mind and body relaxation through contemporary and alternative solutions | Augusta Maine

Apply for 2019/2020 Massage School: Click Here

Zardus Art of Massage – School of Massage provides a smaller class size (average of 6 massage students per class) for a more individualized one-on-one approach to your education. We focus on the mastery of your skills and knowledge, so you can be a confident professional in your field.

Zardus Art of Massage offers a comfortable and professional environment for each student to receive guided attention in their development. We emphasize proficiency in therapeutic massage, ethics and client relationship development – providing a comprehensive career-focused program.

With over 50 years of combined training and experience, our instructors not only share their field experience in eastern & western holistic approaches, but also bring an experiential and application approach to your learning. Our instructors will assist in the expansion of your vision and prepare you for your new endeavor as a licensed massage therapist. Whether you are interested in massage therapy part-time, full-time, as an employee or business owner, our instructors will provide applicable business methods and techniques for getting started and sustaining a successful practice.

Tuition & Fees:

Non-refundable Application Fee: $50


Registration Deposit: $500


Tuition: $8200


Total $8750

Approved applicants are required to submit a $500 registration deposit according to admission guidelines. Registration deposits are refundable up until 30 days prior to term start date, at which time, registration deposit will be refunded less $150. Payment plans are established during the admissions process and completion of the student financial contract. All financial balances must be paid in full 14 days prior to graduation date, in order to receive graduation diploma.

ZAOM tuition includes the cost of classes for a 12-month term curriculum (600 hours), massage table with accessories (supplied to student once clinic practice begins/table is non-returnable & non- refundable value). In addition, students will be given two gift certificates to receive professional massages at Zardus Art of Massage & Wellness Spa (valid only during student’s term & non-transferable/non-refundable value). Students have the amenity of daily use of Infrared Sauna during regular spa hours and may attend any of the ongoing yoga or meditation classes during their school term (must book ahead with spa scheduler). A list of required textbooks will be provided at Introduction Workshop, as well as the option to buy the books from ZAOM at a minimal cost.

The admissions process involves the completion of an application form, enrollment interview, and submission of fees (application, registration deposit). Prospective students must be 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent. Student need to be in good physical and mental health and exemplify a high moral standard. Student acceptance is based on qualifications, space availability, without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, or disability.

Application forms are available online or by appointment with the Director of Education & Administrations. Non-refundable application fees are due with application form submissions. Registration deposits reserve a space for the accepted student and are due within 14 days of student acceptance into the program. However, all fees and deposits may be paid in advance, but will not expedite or circumvent the full admissions process.

Notification of acceptance will be provided with an acceptance letter, student financial contracts and financial arrangements will be determined, and enrollment contract will be completed between the student and school to finalize the admissions process. Balances are due according to the terms of student financial agreements.

Graduated students may choose to submit a written letter of request to participate in an internship at Zardus Art of Massage & Wellness Spa. An internship can aid in the continuing development of client interactions and application of skills, as well as provide an insight to business ownership. Internship details are discussed during a scheduled interview following receipt of letter request. Letters should be submitted to the Director of Administration.

Curriculum Overview
Anatomy
Physiology
Pathology
Kinesiology
Therapeutic Massage: incl Deep Tissue, Pregnancy, Infant, Geriatric & Chair Massage
Foundations of Touch
Clinic Hands-on
Community Hands-on
Intro to CranioSacral Therapy
Intro to Trigger Point
Intro to Hydrotherapy
Intro to Polarity Therapy
Intro to Ayurveda
Centering Techniques for Body/Mind Balance
Intro to Self-Care
Intro to Applied Nutrition
Intro to Tapping
Intro to Energy Bodywork
Intro to Reflexology
Therapeutic Uses & Benefits of Essential Oils
Business Design
Pillars of Business
Presentation Skills
Ethics
600 Hours Total

Weekly Starting - TBA

Weekend Classes - TBA

Weekend Class Dates - TBA

Weekend Clinic Dates/Times - TBA

School Vacations 2019/2020 - TBA

Off-site Community Involvement Dates

(18 hours) Note: 4 hours of community are already accounted for on weekend schedules above - Students will choose from multiple dates which will be announced 3 months prior to scheduled community event. During off-site community involvement, students will conduct supervised hands-on massage. Activities include, but are not limited to, assisted living centers, medical centers and sports events.

Instructors & Resource Panels: Click Here

Classes a la Carte

Individual Courses: Individual may enroll for specific courses without becoming a full-time massage therapy student. Individuals must complete the application process, including application fee, enrollment & financial contract and arrange payment for individual courses with the Director of Administrations. Pricing on individual courses will be determined based on a $50 per class hour basis. Purchases of course textbooks will be the responsibility of the individual enrolled.

Client Registration for Clinic Dates & Times

Clinics will be open to the general public for ZAOM Massage School students to practice their skills and techniques. Since this is a student learning environment, the massages will be conducted in a large supervised classroom with privacy screens between massage tables. Clients are requested to arrive early to fill out a client history form and brief consult with their assigned student (If an extreme medical condition is present, the client must bring a Doctor’s clearance for massage and disclose this information prior to clinic date). Following each massage, students will provide a massage recap and clients will be requested to complete a feedback form for student learning opportunities.

Massage Times (9:00 am - 10:00am, 10:30am - 11:30am / 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm, 1:45pm - 2:45pm)

Save the Dates for Weekend Clinic Dates/Times

  • January 5, 2019: 8:00 - 3:00
  • January 19, 2019: 8:00 - 3:00
  • February 9, 2019: 8:00 - 3:00
  • February 16, 2019: 8:00 - 3:00
  • March 2, 2019: 8:00 - 3:00
  • March 9, 2019: 8:00 - 3:00
  • April 6, 2019: 8:00 - 3:00
  • April 27, 2019: 8:00 - 3:00
  • May 4, 2019: 8:00 - 3:00
  • May 11, 2019: 8:00 - 3:00

Mailing address:
1 Lincoln Avenue
Gardiner, Maine 04345

Phone Number:
207-446-7470

Email:
school@zardusartofmassage.com

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