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Body Massage with Practical Training

Open Study College
Course summary
1,599 GBP
English
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Massage Level 3:

Unit 1: Essential Anatomy and Physiology

  • Body systems
  • Nervous system
  • Muscular system
  • Muscle groups
  • The skeletal system
  • Joints
  • Tendons and Ligaments

Unit 2: Understanding Massage

  • What is massage?
  • Types of massage
  • Massage suitability
  • How massage works
  • Benefits of massage
  • Equipment
  • Hygiene

Unit 3: Contraindications and Special Populations

  • Special populations
  • Pregnancy and massage
  • Lymphatic drainage
  • Contraindications
  • Massage modifications

Unit 4: Client Consultation

  • Therapist safety
  • Client assessment
  • Care plan
  • Massage environment

Unit 5: Massage Techniques and Components

  • Massage tools
  • Pressure
  • Direction
  • Duration
  • Speed
  • Massage techniques
  • Friction
  • Petrissage
  • Tapotement
  • Hacking
  • Prayer
  • Cupping
  • Tapping

Unit 6: Massage Positions

  • Prone massages and techniques
  • Supine massages and techniques
  • Guidance for seated message

Anatomy and Physiology Course:

Before you go onto your practical day you will needto have completed the Anatomy & Physiology Theory part of the course. This is essential for your practical training day. This will cover all of the anatomy and physiology required for the Level 2 and 3National Occupational Standards (NOS) for beauty, nails and holistic therapy treatments. This will take 30 hours to complete. It will require a half dayclassroom attendance and the rest will be completed online.After completion you will gain a recognised Anatomy certificate.

Indian Head MassagePractical:

  • Learn how to give a true luxury head and face massage
  • Health & safety
  • Hygiene and infection control
  • Anatomy and physiology (head, neck and shoulders only)
  • History and benefits of Indian head massage
  • Client consultation and aftercare advice

Swedish Body Massage Practical:

  • Perform a tailored relaxing Swedish massage
  • Demonstration and review of effective massage techniques
  • Health & Safety
  • Overview of Products
  • Contraindications
  • Client consultation and aftercare advice

Hot Stone Practical:

  • Review of the techniques and strokes use in hot stone massage
  • The effects of hot and cold temperatures on the body
  • History and various styles of hot stone massage
  • Health & safety
  • Hygiene and infection control
  • Stone and equipment cleaning and maintainence
  • Contraindication
  • Client assessment and aftercare

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Pay Now: GBP 1599.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 254.85 with a deposit of GBP
169.90 totalling 1,699

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