Massage

Learn different massage techniques from aromatherapy to Indian head massage. Our range of massage courses take place in the evenings, daytimes and at weekends. See also professional massage courses, CPD courses and anatomy and physiology courses.

Read an interview with massage therapy student Jack O'Neill on what it takes to train as a massage therapist, or with City Lit tutor Farrah Idris.

Contact our wellbeing team on 020 7492 2622 Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm.

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  1. Introduction to manual lymphatic drainage: detox for face and neck

    Course Date: Sun 5 Aug 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to give a detox facial massage based on the lymphatic system. This aims to eliminate toxins, relieve fluid retention and improve the skin's appearance by boosting the immune system.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  2. Blend your own fragrance with essential oils

    Course Date: Tue 7 Aug 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enjoy blending different essential oils to make a personal fragrance. Learn a little about how essential oils can work for you and how you can blend them for different purposes.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  3. Massage: an introduction

    Massage: an introduction

    Course Date: Sat 11 Aug 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Gain an insight into how massage can alleviate stress and promote relaxation and healing through touch. Learn the basic techniques and how you can perform this therapy on family and friends. Suitable for those with a general interset or those wishing to progress to accredited ITEC courses.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £119.00

  4. Native American back massage

    Course Date: Mon 13 Aug 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn Native American massage techniques for the back and shoulders using herb-infused oils to encourage the release of stress and toxins. You will also learn about the properties, benefits and uses of herbs commonly used in Native American culture.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  5. Introduction to Indian head massage

    Course Date: Fri 17 Aug 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the ancient practice of Indian head massage. You will learn the basics of how to give and receive this highly therapeutic and relaxing form of massage.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  6. Massage: an introduction (access to level 3)

    Course Date: Mon 17 Sep 2018 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover how massage can relieve stress and promote relaxation and healing through touch. Learn techniques to perform on family and friends. Suitable for those with a general interest or wishing to progress.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £142.00

  7. Complementary therapies: an introduction (access to level 3)

    Course Date: Tue 18 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Gain an insight into how complementary therapies can alleviate stress and promote relaxation and healing through touch. Learn the basic techniques of massage, aromatherapy and reflexology and how you can perform these therapies on family and friends. Ideal for those wishing to progress to the 'ITEC level 3 diploma in complementary therapies', but also open to anyone with an interest in the subjects. If you’ve applied for this course and not heard back from us, please email us on health@citylit.ac.uk, or call us (Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00) on 020 7492 2622.
    Full fee: £269.00
    Senior fee: £269.00
    Concession: £183.00

  8. Essenian healing and auric reading

    Course Date: Fri 21 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover this ancient form of Spiritual-Energy Healing. Learn Auric Reading techniques using the Anatomy of physical and subtle bodies. Identify the emotional reasons behind illnesses, promoting a deeper understanding of the root causes. Perform Energy Healing therapies using Vibrational Sound, Acupressure and Essential Oils.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £139.00

  9. City Lit tasters: Subtle Aromatherapy

    Course Date: Mon 24 Sep 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the energetic characteristics and vibrational qualities of essential oils and their role in supporting wellbeing. Explore visualisation, mindfulness, affirmation and hands-on techniques as you practise on yourself and others.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  10. City Lit tasters: On-site Massage

    Course Date: Mon 1 Oct 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experience some simple chair based massage techniques that can be practised anywhere.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  11. City Lit tasters: Reflexology

    Course Date: Mon 8 Oct 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experience the relaxing benefits of hand and foot reflexology and learn how to relieve stress. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a bath towel.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  12. Subtle aromatherapy: improve your energetic levels for optimum wellbeing

    Course Date: Sat 20 Oct 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the energetic characteristics and vibrational qualities of essential oils and their role in supporting wellbeing. Explore, visualisation, mindfulness, affirmation and hands-on techniques as you practice on yourself and others.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £159.00

  13. City Lit tasters: Shiatsu

    Course Date: Mon 22 Oct 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Try out Shiatsu massage techniques, using pressure from thumbs, fingers and palms.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  14. City Lit tasters: Holistic massage

    Course Date: Mon 29 Oct 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn and practice some simple massage.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  15. Shiatsu: workshop

    Course Date: Sun 4 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This Japanese healing art helps to energise and relax by harnessing the powers of the natural life force, 'Ki'. Learn some basic Shiatsu to practise on friends and family, or to enrich your other bodywork.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

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