Massage for Beginners

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

Whether you’re an absolute beginner (or already have knowledge of the basics and want to extend your skills) you will learn techniques and tips for looking after yourself while giving friends, family, partners, or clients some beneficial relaxation through massage. Join this course to learn fundamental massage skills and techniques that will have you giving massages with confidence!

Outcomes

After this course you will have learned:

  • the fundamentals of healing and intuitive touch through massage in a fun, friendly and non-competitive environment
  • how to complete a full body massage with confidence
  • how to use intuition and a variety of massage techniques for relaxation and therapeutic purposes
  • how massage can be used to treat ailments, tensions, and discomforts by getting in touch with the energy through breath and body

Ideal for

Beginners to massage and therapists wanting to expand their skills, knowledge, and confidence as a bodyworker.

Course content

  • 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

Please come prepared

  • Wear comfortable, warm clothing
  • Please bring some food, a water bottle, and a KeepCup (filtered water and teas are provided)
  • If you have any specific requirements around giving or receiving a massage during class, please let us know

Please bring:

  • a sarong or single flat sheet
  • 2 large towels, and 1 small towel
  • a note pad and pen (or tablet device) to take notes.

Other information

  • Please arrive 10 minutes early to the first session and report to the College reception office
  • All oils will be provided
  • Students will receive a “starter kit” at the beginning of the course, and a certificate of attendance on completion of the course

Please note: Sydney Community College is an education 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”.

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Massage for Beginners

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Massage for Beginners

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$289 Limited inc GST / $231.20 / $260.10

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Jade is a really good teacher !

  • said: "5 stars"

  • said: The course content proved to be exactly what I needed to learn. The Tutor could not have been better at explaining the elements of massage and encouraging us to perform them.

  • said: Jade was engaging and her classes were thoroughly enjoyable. I now have the confidence to use the skills I learnt in this course.

  • said: I really liked the massage course and would highly recommend it. We had a great class, and Jade the teacher was very thorough and made it fun and enjoyable. I learnt a lot, and feel confident with all the information to be able to give a great massage. I really liked how it came from a wholistic view point as well.

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