Massage Course for Beginners - Sydney Short Courses

Massage Course for Beginners

What you'll learn

Learn to give a full-body relaxation massage with our massage short courses in Sydney!

Breathe in, close your eyes, and relax...

Whether you’re an absolute beginner or already have some of the fundamentals and want to extend your skills, this massage for beginners course will teach you basic massage techniques and tips. Join this short course to learn massage for looking after yourself, or for giving friends, family, partners, or clients a relaxing massage. You will take home beneficial relaxation techniques through massage that you can use time and time again, with the fundamental skills to give massages with confidence. Learn with a small group in a practical, friendly environment.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this Massage for Beginners course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of healing and intuitive touch through massage
  • Complete a full body massage with confidence
  • Use intuition and a variety of massage techniques for relaxation and therapeutic purposes
  • Understand how massage can be used to treat ailments, tensions, and discomforts by getting in touch with the energy through breath and body

Course content

What will be covered in this Massage for Beginners course?

  • History of massage and touch for healing
  • Simple overview of anatomy and physiology
  • The effects and benefits of massage therapy and contraindications
  • Correct posture, preparation for massage and safe practice
  • Creating the right environment, preparing and tailoring a session to the client’s needs
  • Exploring a variety of techniques and styles of massage and performing stretches on the table
  • How to complete a full body massage (legs, back, neck, head, chest, arms)
  • How to give and receive massage as an exchange
  • Enjoy a soothing massage given by another student

Intended audience

Who is this Massage for Beginners course for?

This course is suitable for beginners.

Course venue

Rozelle Campus

2A Gordon Street, Rozelle NSW 2039 (corner of Gordon St & Victoria Rd on the grounds of St. Joseph's Church)

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • a sarong or single flat sheet
  • 2 large towels and a small towel
  • wear comfortable, warm clothing
  • a water bottle
  • a note pad and pen (or tablet device) to take notes

Materials provided

  • Students will receive a “starter kit” at the beginning of the course, and a certificate of attendance on completion of the course

Additional information

Please note the following:

  • Please arrive 10 minutes early to the first session and report to the College reception office
  • Please let your tutor know at the beginning of the class if you have any specific requirements around giving or receiving a massage during the class.

Please note: Sydney Community College is an educational organisation dedicated to the provision of quality adult education. Classes are intended to develop skills and knowledge. Classes are not intended as individual therapeutic solutions. In health-related matters, guidance from a suitably qualified health professional is recommended.

Warning: Oils will be used. Rice bran oil will be used in class. Almond oil is included in the “starter kit”.

Course testimonials

Course tutors

Jacqueline has a background in Nursing and over 20 years experience as a Remedial Massage Therapist. She has worked at the Australasian College of Natural Therapies supervising massage students...

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Massage Course for Beginners

<p>Learn to give a full-body relaxation massage with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle/massage">massage short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

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Massage Course for Beginners

<p>Learn to give a full-body relaxation massage with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/lifestyle/massage">massage short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

<p>Breathe in, close

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$369 $314 Limited inc GST / $0 / $295.20 / $332.09 / $332.10

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