City Lit tasters: Massage - foot/hand/arm

Course Dates: 09/12/19
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Interested in massage but don't know where to begin? Why not try this general introduction to massage! Learn about the many benefits of massage, as well as basic massage techniques to use on friends and family.


What is the course about?

This is an introductory course covering brief history of massage, benefits,and easy to follow techniques to allow you to practice on yourself, friends and family. Focussing on the extremeties (feet, arms, hands), this course will enable you to practice massage without the need to undress. You will learn key massage techniques which you can use to ease musle tension and aid relaxation.

What will we cover?

Brief History of massage
Benefits of massage
Contraindications to massage
Practical massage techniques
Massage oils.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Identify 2 commonly used massage oils
- Name some of the contra-indications to massage
- List the benefits of massage
- Demonstrate basic massage techniques
- Perform basic massage of hands, arms and feet on friends and family.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This is an introductory course, no prior experience is required, just willingness to give and receive massage.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

This will be an experiential workshop with some theory taught via a presentation, most of the workshop will be hands on and practical. You’ll be in pairs for practical elements of the workshop


There is no additional work outside class.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?


When I've finished, what course can I do next?

.You can go on to other introductory massage or complementary therapy courses including reflkexology, aromatherapy, facial skin care, holistic massage. There are also several accredited courses for those thinking of practising professionally.

Tutor Biographies
Oge Okoh Tutor Website

Oge is a body therapist and Healer. She has been a practising therapist for 16 years, treating clients with various massage therapies including holistic massage, sports and onsite massage, lymphatic drainage, Indian head massage, reflexology, and aromatherapy, in a variety of settings. She is also a Reiki Master, with particular interest in pet healing. Oge is currently tutor coordinator for the Health and Wellbeing department, as well as actively teaching and developing new courses . Her career in health began 20 years ago working within social care, specifically with children and adults with special needs After healing herself from a mystery illness, she understands how the body, mind and spirit truly work in harmony, and is passionate about bringing bodywork back to its healing roots, and improving wellbeing for everyone. Oge enjoys life

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

Book your place

Course Code: FCL11

Mon, day, 09 Dec - 09 Dec '19

Duration: 1 session

Full fee: £39.00
Senior fee: £39.00
Concession: £39.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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