Next course starts September 2020 - The Harmony Centre, Walpole, IP19 9BB
Learn a beautiful, deeply relaxing and superbly tension-relieving holistic massage and receive in-depth practical tuition, guided practice sessions and workshops covering Holistic Massage theory and practice, Anatomy and Physiology* and Business Management.
A 10 month, part-time course held over weekends, designed to be flexible so that you can study around other commitments. Accredited by the Association of Natural Medicine (ANM), this qualification ensures you attain an excellent professional standard and that on successful completion of the course you will be able to gain insurance to practise anywhere in the UK, whether setting up your own business or gaining employment in Health Centres, Spas etc.
You will learn:
A deeply relaxing and tension-relieving, one and half hour holistic massage treatment which you will be able to adapt to suit individual clients’ needs.
History and Theory of massage,
including the accountability and responsibility of professional massage practice.
Body use and self awareness,
including meditation and relaxation techniques, yoga classes to support correct and supportive posture when massaging and developing your reflective practice
with the emphasis on exploration backed up by knowledge about the physiological and psychological effects of strokes. To include conscious and sensitive touch, self-care and use of oil, draping, client’s privacy. Within this you will learn a beautiful, deeply relaxing and superbly tension-relieving holistic massage routine, as well as how to adapt strokes to suit your client’s individual needs. Home practice is encouraged.
Professional issues and practice management,
including taking client histories, consultations, reviewing treatments, after-care advice, ethical & legal issues, the practitioner – client relationship and all aspects of becoming a professional practitioner such as setting up your own business and marketing your skills.
Anatomy and Physiology,
through an online course and through tailor-made tutorials and revision days on the course.
Towards the end of the course you will be completing course work, including a dissertation and preparing for the Association of Natural Medicine exams, including attending a Holistic Massage Revision Day. On passing the ANM exams, which consist of case studies, a dissertation, a written exam and a practical assessment, and the online Anatomy and Physiology course, you will be able to gain insurance from Balens. This will enable you to practise freely in the UK.
Spaces are limited to ensure you receive maximum benefit from the course, so early booking is recommended