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
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Zardus Art of Massage | Mind and body relaxation through contemporary and alternative solutions | Augusta Maine
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Zardus Art of Massage - State Approved Massage Therapy School 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.

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.

14-month Term Schedule
(Enrollment through March 31, 2019)
April 22, 2019 – June 16, 2020 (Graduation Celebration June 20, 2020)

Off-site Community Involvement Dates: (18 hours) note: plus 4 hours of community which 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.

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.




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. ***With a signed enrollment contract, student is responsible for tuition in full regardless of their academic results.

ZAOM tuition includes the cost of classes for a 12-14 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.

Personal Financing Remaining tuition will be divided in two installments including one-time installment fee of $200 due on 1st payment; 1st payment due 14 days prior to term start date and 2nd payment due by mid-term date (exact date will be provided on student financial contract).

4-Payment Option Financing Registration/tuition down payment of $1500 due at time of enrollment & financial contract. Remaining tuition will be divided in four installments including one-time installment fee of $200 due on 1st payment; 1st payment ($2000) due 14 days prior to term start date, 2nd payment ($1800) due by mid-term date, 3rd payment ($1800) due at half year date, and final payment ($1800) due no later than 2 months prior to graduation (exact payment due dates will be provided on student financial contract).

Bank Financing Remaining tuition balance will be due in full, no later than 14 days prior to term start date. Paid in Full Tuition paid in full prior to term start date will receive a 5% discount on the balance pay-off.




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.




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 Monday, April 22, 2019: (380 hours) Monday & Tuesday 5:00-9:00

Friday Classes:
Starting April 26, 2019 once a month thru June 2020: (64 hrs includes 4hrs flex of community) Friday 5:00-9:00 (note: one additional Friday in May 2019)

Saturday Classes:
Starting June 15, 2019 once a month thru June 2020 (78hrs) Saturday 9:00-3:00

Weekend Class Dates:

  • April 26, 2019
  • May 10,31, 2019
  • June 14,15, 2019
  • July 12,13, 2019
  • August 9,10, 2019
  • September 13,14, 2019
  • October 11, 2019
  • November 8, 2019
  • December 13, 2019
  • January 10, 2020
  • February 7, 2020
  • March 13, 2020
  • April 10, 2020
  • May 8,29, 2020
  • June 5, 2020

Weekend Clinic Dates/Times: (60 hours)

  • October 12, 2019 8:00-3:00 (6 hours clinic)
  • November 9, 2019 8:00-3:00 (6 hours clinic)
  • December 14, 2019 8:00-3:00 (6 hours clinic)
  • January 11, 2020 8:00-3:00 (6 hours clinic)
  • February 8, 2020 8:00-3:00 (6 hours clinic)
  • March 14, 2020 8:00-3:00 (6 hours clinic)
  • April 11, 2020 8:00-3:00 (6 hours clinic)
  • May 9, 2020 8:00-3:00 (6 hours clinic)
  • May 30, 2020 8:00-3:00 (6 hours clinic)
  • June 6, 2020 8:00-3:00 (6 hours clinic)

School Vacations 2019/2020:

  • May 27, 2019
  • November 28-December 1, 2019
  • December 23-January 2, 2020
  • February 17-23, 2020
  • April 13-19, 2020 May 25, 2020



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.




Instructors & Resource Panels: Click Here




Mailing address:
1 Lincoln Avenue
Gardiner, Maine 04345

Phone Number:
207-446-7470

Email:
school@zardusartofmassage.com



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