This course is an introduction to learners in the South Shields areas into Massage and Massage Techniques.
The course will cover Massage Techniques such as Indian Head, Swedish Massage and Hot Stone Massage.
These courses are unique to the WEA and are held in a Professional Beauty Academy environment.
This course can be used as a platform and underpinning knowledge for the learners to progress either into Employment or into Further Education.
The course is Face to Face and consists of Sixteen three hour sessions on a Tuesday Morning.
ALS and DLS are available to learners if they require assistance with Bus Fares and Equipment.
Learners will receive a nationally recognised certificate on completion of the course.
They will also have the opportunity if desired to further their skills in either Further or Higher Education or Employment.
This comprehensive certification course in Swedish Massage and Hot Stone Massage is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in two popular massage modalities. Whether you're a beginner looking to start a career in the wellness industry or an experienced practitioner seeking to expand your skillset, this course offers a well-rounded education in the art of relaxation and therapeutic massage.
You will learn;
The History and evolution of massage therapy
Ethics, professionalism, and client-therapist boundaries
Anatomy and physiology relevant to massage
Swedish Massage Fundamentals
Overview of Swedish massage techniques
Effleurage, petrissage, friction, tapotement, and vibration strokes
Body mechanics and ergonomics for practitioners
Contraindications and precautions
Swedish Massage Techniques:
Full-body Swedish massage routine
Customized techniques for different client needs
Creating a soothing and relaxing environment
Client assessment and communication
Hot Stone Massage:
Introduction to hot stone therapy
Selection and preparation of hot stones
Proper heating and cooling procedures
Techniques for incorporating hot stones into a massage session Integrating Hot Stones with Swedish Massage:
Combining hot stones and Swedish massage strokes
Benefits and contraindications of hot stone massage
Adapting treatments to individual client preferences
Safety precautions and risk management
Business and Career Development:
Building a successful massage
What financial support is available?
We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey.
Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.
What other support is available?
All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.