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Full Body Massage Diploma

Investment - £350 over 2 full days split in-between practice case studies

(£100 non-refundable deposit to secure your place on the course

followed by full payment 2 weeks before the start of the course)​

 

What can you expect to earn per hour performing a Full Body Massage?

£40-£60 per hour

The popularity of Full Body Massage

Body massages are generally popular and widely sought after, offering relaxation and relief from muscle tension. Their popularity can vary by region and individual preferences.


What is Full Body Massage?

Applying techniques to manipulate and knead the muscles and soft tissues of the entire body, from head to toes.

​ Full body massages offer various physical benefits, including:

  1. Muscle Relaxation: Massaging relieves muscle tension and promotes relaxation, reducing stiffness and soreness.

  2. Improved Blood Circulation: Massage increases blood flow, which helps deliver oxygen and nutrients to muscles and removes waste products.

  3. Pain Relief: Massages can alleviate pain and discomfort, whether from chronic conditions or acute injuries.

  4. Flexibility: Regular massage can improve joint flexibility and range of motion.

  5. Enhanced Skin Health: The rubbing and kneading during a massage can improve skin tone and texture.

  6. Lymphatic System Support: Massage can stimulate the lymphatic system, aiding in the removal of toxins and waste from the body.

  7. Stress Reduction: Reduced stress can have physical benefits, such as lower blood pressure and a strengthened immune system.

  8. Better Sleep: Many people experience improved sleep quality and duration after a massage.

These physical benefits contribute to an overall sense of well-being and can complement various healthcare regimens.

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The content of a full body massage course typically includes a combination of theoretical and practical components. Here are the key topics covered in such a course:

Theoretical Knowledge:

  1. Anatomy and Physiology: Understanding the body's musculoskeletal and circulatory systems, as well as the nervous system, to comprehend the impact of massage on the body.

  2. Massage Techniques: Learning a variety of massage strokes, including effleurage, petrissage, friction, and tapotement, as well as specific techniques for different body areas.

  3. Contraindications and Safety: Identifying situations where massage is not suitable and ensuring client safety during sessions.

  4. Client Assessment: Techniques for assessing a client's needs and preferences, creating treatment plans, and maintaining client records.

  5. Hygiene and Sanitation: Maintaining a clean and safe massage environment to prevent infection and ensure client comfort.

  6. Ethics and Professionalism: Understanding the professional standards, boundaries, and ethical considerations when working with clients.

 

Practical Skills:

  1. Massage Application: Hands-on practice of massage techniques on various parts of the body, including the back, neck, shoulders, arms, legs, and feet.

  2. Full Body Massage Sequences: Learning how to integrate various techniques into a complete full body massage session.

  3. Client Communication: Developing effective communication skills to understand client needs and provide a tailored massage experience.

  4. Self-Care: Techniques for maintaining the health and well-being of the massage practitioner, as the practice can be physically demanding.

 

Additional Topics:

  1. Massage Equipment and Products: Familiarity with massage tables, oils, lotions, and other equipment and products used during massages.

  2. Business and Marketing: Strategies for building a successful massage practice, including marketing, client retention, and business management.

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How will you be assessed?​

Final practical exam  

Drinks and snacks will be provided

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