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Hot Stone Massage With Practical Training

Open Study College
Course summary
609 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

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

 Practical Day:

6.5 Hours

  • History and benefits of stone massage therapy
  • Physical effects of hot and cold temperatures on the body
  • Techniques and strokes used in various styles of hot stone massage
  • Health and safety
  • Preparation and cleaning of stones and equipment
  • Client consultation and aftercare advice
  • Carrying out a stone therapy massage

Anatomy and Physiology Theory

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

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Pay Now: GBP 609.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 106.35 with a deposit of GBP
70.90 totalling 709

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