Course curriculum

  • 1

    ABOUT THIS COURSE

    • What you will learn

    • Scheme requirements

    • Scheme requirements

    • Additional items

  • 2

    PRE LEARNING- What is massage

    • What is body massage

    • The effect of massage on the body

    • Effect of massage on body's systems

    • When would you not massage?

  • 3

    Session 3 - Preparation for massage

    • Preparing for massage

    • Preparation of the environment for massage

    • Workplace health, safety and welfare. Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992.

    • Preparing the working area

    • How to chose a massage table

    • Saving your body

    • Stretching exercises

    • Preparing yourself to provide massage treatments

    • How to provide facial support on the massage table

    • Contraindications - Activity

    • Massage mediums

    • Additional links & resources

  • 4

    Session 4-Effleurage techniques

    • Effleurage techniques

    • Effleurage & stroking to the back of the leg

    • Effleurage & stroking to the back

    • Effleurage & stroking to the abdomen

  • 5

    Session 5 - Petrissage

    • Petrissage techniques

    • Single, double & reinforced palmer kneading

    • Forearm kneading

    • Knuckling & thumb compressions

    • Finger kneading

    • Picking-up to the back

    • Picking up posterior lower leg

    • Picking up posterior upper leg

    • Single-hand picking up to the neck

    • Skin rolling

    • Wringing to the back

  • 6

    Session 6 - Tapotement & Percussion techniques

    • Tapotement & Percussion techniques

  • 7

    Session 7 - Friction & compression techniques

    • Friction & compression techniques

  • 8

    Session 8 - Joint movement techniques

    • Passive joint movement techniques (PJM)

  • 9

    Session 9 - Vibration techniques

    • Vibration techniques

  • 10

    Session 10 - Pre-warming techniques

    • Pre warming

    • Infrared warming techniques

    • Mechanical massage techniques

    • G5-Proceedure

  • 11

    Session 11 - Consultation

    • Consultation techniques

    • Body types

    • Posture analysis

    • Figure faults

    • Skin & fat types

    • Skin conditions & disorders

    • Skin conditions & disorders transcript

    • Treatment plan

    • Example of completed treatment plan

    • Massage intake forms

    • Body Massage client questionnaire

  • 12

    Session 12 - After care

    • Why give aftercare?

    • Why give aftercare?

    • Types of aftercare

    • Example of an aftercare leaflet

  • 13

    Session 13 - Treatment management

    • Treatment management

  • 14

    Suggested routines

    • Back massage

    • Back massage routine

    • Posterior leg

    • Turning the client from prone to supine

    • Decollete, neck, arms & hands

    • Decollete, neck, arms & hands muscles and massage routine

    • Abdominal massage routine

    • Anterior thorax muscles & massage routine

    • Anterior lower limb massage routine

    • Abdominal massage and the Vegas nerve.

    • Anterior lower limb muscles & massage routine

  • 15

    Session 14 - Creating a massage practice

    • ESSENTIAL BEAUTY BUSINESS GUIDE

  • 16

    Extension

    • YouTube channels to subscribe to

    • Rebel Massage -Rounded Shoulders! Massage Tutorial

  • 17

    Assessment

    • Assignment guidance

    • Practical assessment

    • Practical performance guidance

    • Review questions