Introduction to Massage Therapy Course

Introduction to Massage Therapy Course

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements whatsoever to attend this course.

Whether you are attending this course for fun, for a top up or because you are interested in starting a career in massage therapy, as long as you have a genuine interest in the topic and want to learn something new, then you can definitely attend this course.

Syllabus

What the Package includes

In this course, you will learn all about the types of client you could potentially see and how important client care is in the practice. Points covered include:

  • Equipment and safety
  • Boundaries for massage therapy
  • Correct and effective client communication
  • Client comfort and reassurance- Importance of this and if/when to do it
  • Benefits of massage therapy for your client
  • Contraindications (precautions) to look out for before a massage

Massage Techniques and Benefits

An important aspect of massage therapy is knowing various techniques and their purpose and when it is most beneficial to use them. The basic massage techniques that will be covered in the course will include:

  • Effleurage
  • Petrissage
  • Wringing
  • Kneading
  • Tapotement

Treatment Areas

In this course, you will be shown how to use and or/adapt various massage techniques on different body parts. The areas of the body that will be covered during the course include: