CTHA (U.K.), IICT (International)
This dynamic and creative course has been designed to stimulate and broaden the understanding and application of Deep Tissue techniques, combining body assessment, trigger points therapy, Thai Yoga Massage passive stretches as well as how to get to the root cause of imbalance and pain.
The principles of Deep Tissue Massage are taught, together with a wide variety of strokes to build confidence and enhance a greater sensitivity of touch.
This course teaches therapists how to effectively and safely apply deeper strokes incorporating our unique blend of deep tissue techniques, trigger points, Thai Massage passive stretches and the eastern principle of using your own body weight.
Learn to tailor-make your massage and take your skills to the next level! We offer highly professional, practical, hands on and down to earth teaching methods.
Deep Tissue Massage aims to address long term muscular issues, break down adhesive build up, reduce postural dysfunction and pain. Through expanding the Therapist tool kit, they will be better equipped to make a significant difference to their clientele, helping to build a sound reputation and solid client base.
Therapists will learn how to fully exploit the various angles of approach to deal with clients muscular problems, setting them apart from the rest of the field by utilizing side lying and 3/4 leg positions to access areas all to often left unaddressed, yet so important in the maintaining and reaching peak performance and function.
Various strategies will be discussed to help understand why a client continues to present with the same symptoms, despite previous treatments. How to formulate a plan and how to get to the root cause of imbalance and pain.
This one day course offers in-depth insight into how to support women through pregnancy and beyond. We will review in great detail specific conditions, including high-risk pregnancies, and the implication of massage.
Pregnancy is a very special time in a woman’s life that creates significant physiological, structural, and psychological changes. Understanding these changes will help you, the massage therapist, to determine the outcome of your treatment. It will give you the confidence and guidance to apply appropriate therapeutic massage to your pregnant client.
During the course you will study the application of massage for pregnant women, the appropriate techniques and style of application suitable for each trimester and you will gain a greater insight into the complex body and system changes happening through pregnancy, labour and postnatal. You will learn the physiology of pregnancy, labor, and postpartum recovery as well as the skills and appropriate bodywork techniques necessary to massage your clients competently from their first trimester through labor. You will learn how to adapt your treatment plans to suit the individual needs of your clients, through massage, gentle breathe as well as passive and assisted Thai Massage stretching, carefully selected to assist during pregnancy.
Hands-on work includes full body prenatal massage in 4 different ways: side-lying without turning the client; side-lying turning the client to her opposite side; side-lying turning client supine; in a seated position.
Appropriate draping ,practitioner body mechanics and hand-saving techniques are d discussed and demonstrated. Special attention is paid to high risk pregnancies and treating the most common discomforts of pregnancy (i.e. lower back pain, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.) The contraindications and precautions of prenatal massage are discussed in detail.
This one day course is open to all massage and beauty professionals, advanced massage therapy students, childbirth educators, midwives, labor support coaches and doulas. Please note that a professional massage qualification is a prerequisite to this course.
A student handbook is distributed and an accredited certificate is provided at the satisfactory completion of the course
COURSES ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
Deep Tissue Massage Course London.
DATES: 24th & 25th NOVEMBER
LOCATION: North London, U.K. (Muswell Hill/Crouch End)
COST: DEEP TISSUE: £150 + PREGNANCY: £130
VENUE: Muswell Hill/Crouch End (N10/N8)
TIME-TABLE: 9.30- 4.30/5.30
TRAINERS: Francesca Canzano-Franklin & Achara Chavanakunakorn