International Massage Therapist Course – IAO & CPD accredited

£40.83

Price is per online user of this course. EU applicable VAT added.

Usual course price £299.

Are you considering a career as Massage Therapist? If so the international massage diploma – approved by IAO is the course for you.

The course will cover all massage techniques most commonly used such as full body massage, sports massage, hot stone massage, back and neck massage plus many more.  This online course is also packed with videos so you can really learn how to perform your massages expertly.

See below for more information.

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Description

Course breakdown

Module 1: Introduction to Massage Therapy

In this module you will learn:

  • What massage therapy is and about the heritage/ traditions of massage therapy
  • How effective massage therapy can be as treatment and how it works
  • The different types of massages and the different techniques they use
  • What psychological and physical effects massage therapy has on the body
  • Plus much more…

Module 2: The Anatomy

In this module you will learn:

  • About human anatomy and what it means
  • All about the central nervous system and the role it plays in the body
  • About the structure of the skeletal system and where to locate specific parts of the body
  • About the different systems in the body
  • Plus much more…

Module 3: Equipment

In this module you will learn:

  • About the equipment that is used in massage therapy
  • How to use the equipment required for the job
  • The different types of oil that can be used
  • About the structure of massage tables and how to use them properly
  • Plus much more…

Module 4: Listening Skills

In this module you will learn:

  • The importance of communication and listening to your clients
  • Why listening is vital when delivering specific needs to your clients and ensuring you give them what they want
  • How to successfully conduct and partake in interviews
  • How to listen reflectively and how to empathise
  • Plus much more…

Module 5: Techniques

In this module you will learn:

  • What kind of massage techniques you can use throughout your career
  • About the different types of massage strokes that are used
  • What other types of therapies can be used alongside massage techniques
  • About reflexology and how to treat different parts of the body
  • Plus much more…

Module 6: Eastern / Indian Head Massage

In this module you will learn:

  • How to give an Indian/ Eastern head massage
  • The heritage and inspiration that this type of massage was invented from and why
  • How the upper body region works in synergy when giving a head massage
  • What to do after you have given a massage
  • Plus much more…

Module 7: Facial Massage

In this module you will learn:

  • Why you should always start with a consultation when giving facial massages
  • How to perform a skin analysis
  • About the need for cleansing
  • Video guide showing you how to perform a facial massage
  • Plus much more…

Module 8: Back and Neck Massage

In this module you will learn:

  • How to give a proper back and neck massage
  • The problems and symptoms that can cause back and neck problems or pain
  • The correct techniques to use when giving a massage on a person’s back or neck
  • How to satisfy clients who are in pain and need treatment
  • Plus much more…

Module 9: Full Body Massage

In this module you will learn:

  • What a full body massage is
  • About the 6 steps involved in performing a full body massage
  • What you should look to discuss in the initial client consultation
  • Video guide showing how to perform proper techniques
  • Plus much more…

Module 10: Swedish Massage

In this module you will learn:

  • About the history of Swedish massage
  • What happens in a Swedish massage session
  • The techniques required to perform Swedish Massage
  • A video tutorial guiding you through the whole process
  • Plus much more…

Module 11: Sports Massage

In this module you will learn:

  • What a sports massage is and what it encompasses
  • Why people will need sports massage therapy
  • How to give a proper sports massage
  • How to identify common problems in the anatomy associated with sports massage treatment
  • Plus much more…

Module 12: Lomi Lomi Massage

In this module you will learn:

  • What a Lomi Lomi massage is
  • Where the term originated and how it developed into popular culture
  • How to give a Lomi Lomi massage
  • How to fully understand the teachings and mantras of Lomi Lomi culture
  • Plus much more…

Module 13: Anti-cellulite Massage

In this module you will learn:

  • What cellulite is and how it is caused
  • How Anti-cellulite massage therapy works
  • How to give an anti-cellulite massage
  • What to avoid when giving an anti-cellulite massage
  • Plus much more…

Module 14: Hot Stone Massage

In this module you will learn:

  • What a hot stone massage is
  • How to give a hot stone massage
  • The benefits of a hot stone massage
  • What different techniques can be used
  • Plus much more…

Module 15: Thai Foot Massage

In this module you will learn:

  • How to give a Thai foot massage
  • About the history and efficacy of Thai foot massage
  • What to avoid when giving a Thai foot massage
  • The benefits of a Thai foot massage
  • Plus much more…

Module 16: Pregnancy massage

In this module you will learn:

  • The advantages this can give to pregnant women
  •  Necessary precautions to ensure maximum safety for clients and yourself
  • Who should avoid pregnancy massage
  • An in depth look on how to give a pregnancy massage
  • Plus much more…

Module 17: Medical Massage / Massage for Special Groups of People

In this module you will learn:

  • The importance of being able to accommodate for special groups
  • How to give a medical massage to specific groups
  • How massage therapy can help different types of illnesses
  • Extra precautions that you may need to take
  • Plus much more…

Module 18: Baby Massage

In this module you will learn:

  • How to give a baby massage
  • What to avoid when giving a baby massage
  • How it can benefit both mother and baby
  • The techniques that should be used
  • Plus much more…

Discounts

For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218. Discounts are calculated during the checkout process.

Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected]

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