Massage Foundation Course

The entry requirement for this Massage Foundation course is the successful completion of the Anatomy & Physiology Course or previous relevant qualification in Anatomy & Physiology, Physiotherapy, Sports Science or Fitness and Personal Training.

The Massage Foundation Course will teach you to apply all the basic massage techniques safely and effectively to all the main areas of the body. It is an excellent introduction to the basic concepts of massage including posture, towel management, positioning, hygiene and hand techniques. By working in pairs, giving and receiving a treatment in each session, you will learn the correct techniques to use for each part of the body and at the end of four days you will be able to perform a full-body massage.

During this practical four day massage therapy course you will learn the following:

  • Palpatory techniques
  • 6 classical massage movements
  • Connecting and completing strokes
  • A full body massage routine using oils
  • Physiological & psychological effects of massage
  • Contra-indications (restrictions and cautions) to massage

  • Working with an awareness of pacing, fluidity, continuity and rhythm

  • Sensitivity, adaptability and creativity in applying techniques
  • Towel management and supports

This is not a professional qualification but it is offers the foundation skills necessary for entry onto the level 3 Sports Massage course and on its own it enables you to treat friends and family on a recreational level.

Course fees include:

All class tuition
A comprehensive course manual
A certificate of attendance


Course details

Duration:

4 days

Jan-Feb 2018 - 4 Wednesdays (10am-5pm)17 Jan 18, 24 Jan 18, 7 Feb 18, 14 Feb 18

Cost: 295.00 (+VAT)

Payable in full on booking

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March-April 2018 - 4 weekend days (10am-5pm)4 Mar 18, 18 Mar 18, 8 Apr 18, 29 Apr 18

Cost: 295.00 (+VAT)

75.00 (+VAT) deposit, payable on booking.

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June-July 2018 - 4 days (10am-5pm)30 Jun 18, 1 Jul 18, 15 Jul 18, 28 Jul 18

Cost: 295.00 (+VAT)

75.00 (+VAT) deposit, payable on booking.

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Sep-Nov 2018, 4 weekend days (10am-5pm)29 Sep 18, 30 Sep 18, 14 Oct 18, 10 Nov 18

Cost: 295.00 (+VAT)

75.00 (+VAT) deposit, payable on booking.

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Jan-Feb 2019 - 4 Wednesdays (10am-5pm)16 Jan 19, 23 Jan 19, 6 Feb 19, 13 Feb 19

Cost: 295.00 (+VAT)

75.00 (+VAT) deposit, payable on booking.

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March-April 2019 - 4 weekend days (10am-5pm)13 Mar 19, 24 Mar 19, 14 Apr 19, 5 May 19

Cost: 295.00 (+VAT)

75.00 (+VAT) deposit, payable on booking.

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June-July 2019 - 4 days (10am-5pm)15 Jun 19, 29 Jun 19, 13 Jul 19, 14 Jul 19

Cost: 295.00 (+VAT)

75.00 (+VAT) deposit, payable on booking.

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Oct-Nov 2019, 4 weekend days (10am-5pm)5 Oct 19, 6 Oct 19, 26 Oct 19, 9 Nov 19

Cost: 295.00 (+VAT)

75.00 (+VAT) deposit, payable on booking.

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If you would like to pay the balance by easy payment plan please enquire when booking.
 

Please note - all deposits and course fees are non-refundable.
All transfers are at the discretion of the school and would be subject to an administrative charge of 25.00 (+VAT)