HOLISTIC BODY MASSAGE Professional Practitioner Diploma Course - 1 day - 5th October 2010

By: Holistic Therapies Training Ltd  07/09/2010
Keywords: holistic therapies, Holistic Massage, beauty training



Brief Description

This course will help you to discover the benefits both physically and emotionally from massage.  You'll be taught how to provide a skilful full body massage to ease those tired, aching muscles and to de-stress your client.

Course Cost


Payment Terms

50% non refundable deposit is payable to secure your booking. Final 50% is due 14 days before the (start date of the practical training.

Payment Methods

Cash, Cheque, Bankers Draft, Postal Order, direct bank transfer or payment by credit or debit card via Paypal.

Please make cheques payable to : K Kilminster

Please send paypal payments to:

If you wish to pay by direct bank transfer, please ask for bank details.

Course duration

1 day + home study + case studies

Course Pre-requisite

Anatomy & Physiology.  This can be studied alongside the Holistic Body Massage Course and is a self paced home study course, and is currently offered free of charge if the student books at the same time. Please ask for further details.

Course Accreditation

The Guild of Beauty Therapists ()

The Complementary Medical Association ()

Associated Beauty Therapists ()


Practitioner Diploma

Course Criteria

Theory to be studied at home using our training manual before attending the practical training as well as additional reading.

Question paper to test you on your understanding of the training manual to be submitted before attending the practical training. Some research may be required to complete the questions

Practical hands on training including assessment

 5 Case studies to be submitted before certificate is issued

Course Benefits

·         Fully Accredited Diploma level, enabling you to practice professionally.

·         Courses are recognised and insurable.

·         Home Study Pack - A detailed Course training workbook emailed to you before course, providing plenty of scope for both pre and post course study. Case studies may also be required to complete your training.

·         Practical demonstrations and teaching of the treatment are broken down into easy to learn sections.

·         You will give and receive a full treatment on the practical training day. (For one to one training, you may not be able to receive a treatment.)

·         Small class sizes for maximum training potential with and assessment by tutor.

·         One to one training is also available to suit the students schedule.  This is subject to the tutors availability, and courses can also be split into 2 half days allowing time for the student to practice in between, returning on the second day to 'fine tune' there skills.  Please ask for further details.

·         CPD Points (Continuing Professional Development Points) awarded on each course.

·         Tutors are experienced and passionate about what they do

·         Anatomy and physiology, relevant to the course, is covered in the training manual (including colourful diagrams)

·         Fun, friendly & informal training environment.

·         Included is your Diploma, comprehensive training manual, insurance details, Health & Safety and tea, coffee and water during the break (please bring your own lunch/snacks)

·         Couches, chairs, cushions and products required for the training are supplied unless stated otherwise. You will be required to bring towels for your own use.

What to bring to the training day

·         The Training Manual

·         A packed lunch

·         A bottle of water

·         Jumper/Cardigan (after receiving treatment you may get cold)

·         Hair band for long hair

·         It is advisable not to wear jewellery to the practical training

·         You may wear uniform to the practical training, or suitable clothing for therapy work.

·         Notepad and pen

·         Test answer paper (if not already submitted)

·         Your medical disclaimer form (if not already submitted)

·         2 large towels and 2 hand towels

About Holistic Body Massage

Holistic Massage is beneficial to all body systems, both physical and psychological conditions.

Holistic Massage is a full-body massage including face using carrier oil and hands to promote suppleness of the muscles, improves circulation, however, it can be used for relaxation and it reduces stress.

Touch is soothing to both body and mind.

The Effects of Massage:

·                     It improves blood circulation which quickens the interchange of oxygen, nutrients, carbon dioxide and waste.

·                     It relieves muscular tension due to the removal of waste.

·                     It increases lymphatic circulation with aids the removal of toxins.

·                     It causes hyperaemia (the increase in blood) which temporarily increases heat in the area of treatment.

·                     It helps to soften fatty tissue deposits depending on the movements used.

·                     It softens and nourishes the skin, dependant on the massage products used.

·                     It improves the skins texture.

·                     The skin tone and elasticity is improved.

·                     It stimulates or soothes the sensory nerve endings, depending on the massage movements used.

·                     It is deeply relaxing and gives the client a feeling of well-being.

·                     It helps to prevent stress-related disorders.

·                     Relaxing slow massage may reduce high blood pressure.

Course Content

·         Working Hygienically

·         Health & Safety

·         Insurance

·         Professional Ethics

·         About holistic therapies

·         Consultation

·         Case study guidance sheets

·         Recommended Reading

·         Massage – the effects and benefits of

·         Preparation for treatment

·         Contra-Indications

·         After Care Advice

·         Equipment & products

·         The Routine

·         Anatomy & Physiology incl, colour diagrams & study notes

·         The history

·         The benefits of the treatment

·         And more …

Resources required to complete the training

·         You will require all relevant equipment and products in order to practice your skills at home as well as completing your case studies. A list of recommended equipment and products are supplied within the training manual.

·         You will be required to bring 2 large towels and 2 hand towels but all other equipment and products are supplied during your practical training unless otherwise stated.

·         You will be required to print off your training manual and bring with you to the practical training. If you are unable to do this a printed copy can be posted to you for an additional £7 (A printed copy of the training manual is not included in the training price)

·         It is recommended that you purchase a text book, in addition to the training manual, for future reference from our recommended reading list supplied within our training manual.

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