Advanced Massage Skills Diploma

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Advanced massage

Massage is the art of healing through touch and pressure. It restores balance to the mind, body and spirit. Body Massage also known as Holistic Massage, dates back from the early 19th century. It is the original massage technique that uses oils, involving a sequence of movements working superficially and deeper into the tissue layers. It is one of the easiest ways of attaining and maintaining good health and something we do naturally. It is a healing instinct, innate in us all, to rub an aching shoulder or stubbed toe. By using oils and gentle manipulation, the power of touch eases our troubled minds, relieves aches and pains and provides a feeling of true relaxation. Advanced Body Massage (some may call it sports massage as it is used in a similar fashion) is an uplifting and energizing massage that stimulates circulation and generates an immediate sense of well-being. This massage concentrates on trigger points and deep tissue work as well as adopting hands-free techniques. These techniques are designed to help the functioning of the muscles more effectively, aid lymphatic drainage and to offer a much deeper tissue massage thoroughly and safely with control.

Course content:

Full practical demonstration and guidance throughout the days.

Health and Safety at Work Law ,

Sterilisation and Hygiene in the salon,

Data Protection, History of Massage,

Anatomy and Physiology relating to the course you are studying.

Consultation process and an example of the consultation card.

Contra-indications and how to recognise them,


Licensing requirements if required.

Professionalism/ Code of Ethics,

Local Bylaws that may affect your business e.g. treating minors.

Where to obtain insurance and details of professional associations.

Full demonstration of deep tissue massage and some hands free techniques

Techniques on stretching and working out muscle knots,

Trigger point work,

Using a G5 or similar massage machine to aid tension reduction,

Lymphatic drainage to help athletes muscles maintain optimum performance.

Entry Requirement & Prerequisites:

Body Massage diploma is essential as this is an advanced massage course.

Course duration & CPD:

2 Days

Assessment and Examination Method:

There will be continuous formative assessments takes place during the day while you practise and take information from your tutor. On completion of the final you will be expected to answer verbal questions and perform massages and show what you have learned via hypothetical scenarios proposed by your tutor.

Course Investment


Deposit: £85
Amount due 2 weeks prior to training: £210


Practitioner Level Diploma

Insurance Cover & Accreditation

Once you complete this training you will be entitled to gain insurance. All courses at Inspire Therapy Training are accredited and recognised by industry professionals. See image below for the accrediting bodies used for this course.

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