Deep tissue massage: a CPD workshop
Time: 10:00 - 16:30
Location: Kean Street Wellbeing Centre
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Course Code: FPD69
Available start dates
Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)
What is the course about?
This is a two day CPD course designed for learners of holistic massage who wish to progress to competent practice of deep tissue massage. Learners will gain the necessary practical and theoretical skills needed to provide a safe and effective massage treatment using deep tissue techniques to professional standards.
What will we cover?
- Introduction to Deep Tissue Techniques
- Introduction to palpation and trigger points
- Working in side position
- Use of elbows, forearms, knuckles
- Use and importance of posture.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Demonstrate the correct use of posture
- Demonstrate deep tissue skills, including working from a side position
- Demonstrate basic palpatory skills to determine areas of tension, enabling you to focus on your routine
- Demonstrate the use basic trigger point skills.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Post Graduate/CPD. You will need to have completed a Level 3 qualification in massage (including anatomy and physiology). You will also need to have sufficient literacy, numeracy and ICT skills
ICT (Information and communication technology): Use ICT systems (Windows, Microsoft Office); Find, select and exchange information via web and email; Work with word processing.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Presentation, practical demonstration, pair work, small and large group work, practical work, and home practice.This is a practical two day course.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There are no other costs. Please bring massage oil, for use on yourself. Notetaking materials.
Towels are provided by the College.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
A range of other CPD courses for professional therapists is available such as Advanced massage using sports massage techniques, Pregnancy massage, Japanese Facial Rejuvenation, Onsite massage, Indian head massage, etc.
Trevor is a registered and practising Osteopath, Complementary Therapist and Pilates instructor who has been working within the sector since 2004. He has a practice in Central London which enables him to share clinical experiences with his students. Trevor has had the opportunity to promote complementary medicine through interviews on BBC London and numerous magazine reviews. He has also written articles for industry and professional body magazines and presented at the CAM expo, London. Trevor began teaching Sports and Remedial Massage in 2007 and has since taught a variety of subjects for complementary therapy and fitness sectors throughout the UK. He is a fully qualified tutor, assessor and mentor/coach. Outside of complementary medicine, Trevor also works in teacher education at City Lit. Trevor began his Pilates journey from an early age as a part of dance training. He completed his Pilates qualification with STOTT PILATES and since qualifying, has taught at several Pilates studios and gyms. He enjoys delivering clinical Pilates which is ideal for the treatment of musculoskeletal problems. Website: www.TrevorEngland.com
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.