Teaching / Massage Courses

Introduction to Massage

This is a 2 day practical and fun course designed for anyone from complete novices to enthusiastic amateurs who would like to learn how to give a massage to friends and family.

During this workshop you will be taught basic massage techniques to ease tired, tense muscles and promote overall relaxation and wellbeing.

Incorporating the classical movements of effleurage, petrissage and tapotement, you will be able to give a relaxing back massage to relieve stress at the end of this course

Starting in April in Ranelagh- details to follow

ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage

This foundation course is ideal for those wishing to pursue a career in complementary therapies.

The focus of the course is on providing you with a highly professional and comprehensive training. Class sizes are kept small to ensure individual attention. You will gain all of the necessary practical and theoretical skills to allow you to confidently embark on a Holistic Massage practice as a highly professional therapist.  Approximately 60% of course time is devoted to practical techniques.

The course includes:

  • Holistic Massage incorporating the classical movements treating the whole body.
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Business Awareness & Professionalism
  • Professional Conduct & Client Care
  • First Aid

 Massage Practical & Theory

Covering all practical techniques of Holistic Massage incorporating the classical movements of effleurage, petrissage, tapotment, friction and vibration which enables the therapist to provide full body, face, hand and foot massage.

History of Massage, Effects & Benefits, Consultation & Treatment, Common ailments and contraindications, other Therapies, Towel Draping, Client Care, After Care Advice and Posture

Anatomy & Physiology

The Cell & Tissues, The Skin, Skeleton System, Muscular System, Circulatory & Lymphatic System, Nervous System, Endocrine System, Respiratory System, Digestion System, Urinary System, Reproduction System

 Professional Conduct / Business Awareness

This course covers all aspects of Professionalism, Ethics, Health & Safety Legislation, Hygiene, First Aid, Running a Business, Marketing & Promotion.

This course will be run from Sept to April -details to follow