ALLEGRA Learning Solutions Offers New Course in Color and Health, MASSAGE MagazineSan Diego, CA. ALLEGRA Learning Solutions, an approved provider for continuing education by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB), has announced a new course offering: Color and Health: Exploring the Connection.

Color and Health: Exploring the Connection (2 contact hours; $20. Expiration date: Oct. 18, 2015.)

Course description: The use of color in healing has a long history. A fundamental aspect of environmental design, color has also been linked to physical, psychological and social reactions in all of its uses. Color’s characteristics can influence how it is used and what effects it might produce.

The goal of this course is to explore the history of color and healing; examine the characteristics of color; and review color systems, the healing benefits and impact of color, types of color therapy and guidelines for using color in healing environments.

Learning objectives: Upon completion of the course, you will be able to:

1. Explain the brief history of the use of color in healing.

2. Describe the characteristics of color.

3. Compare and contrast the two most common color systems.

4. Discuss the impact of color.

5. Identify the healing effects of color.

6. Describe the types of color therapy.

7. Explain guidelines for the use of color in healing environments.

ALLEGRA Learning Solutions began in 1994 as a developer of more than 200 vocational, baccalaureate and master’s-level degree programs for schools and colleges. ALLEGRA quickly expanded, creating more than 300 online courses and content for more than 2,000 U.S. schools and colleges, customizing content for publishers, writing two highly successful books and achieving national endorsements for the quality of their work. ALLEGRA’s courses and certificates have been nationally accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation, the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) and other accrediting agencies. For a complete list of courses, visit