Massage Courses in London

Interested in studying massage therapy, either just for fun or as a potentially new career? Learn the theory and practice of massage from beginner to professional level and discover a range of new techniques and therapies. Our courses are taught by experts who practice massage and are brilliant at communicating their enthusiasm.

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.

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

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 2 Mar 2020 (and 3 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: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £169.00

  2. Trigger point therapy for practitioners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 7 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to identify, explore innovative treatment options for, and resolve common myo-fascial trigger points to improve long-term client outcomes, using the latest research and clinical practice. (CPD).
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £169.00

  3. Pregnancy massage

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 8 Mar 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Pregnancy is an exciting time in a woman’s life. In this professional one-day training course learn how as a massage therapist you can support a woman through the variety of transitions she experiences. Safety in giving the treatment, along with appropriate adaptations, and suitable review of anatomy and physiology are all covered in the session.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  4. City Lit tasters: Indian head massage

    Course Date: Mon 9 Mar 2020 (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: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  5. The Digital Therapist

    Course Date: Wed 11 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    With advances in technology, this workshop will introduce you to how you can use digital platform for your practice. Between sessions you will have the opportunity to try out a digital platform and reflect upon it with your peers.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  6. Japanese facial rejuvenation: a CPD workshop

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 14 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn a facial massage that combines acupressure and oil massage to give you a natural facelift. It will relax and tone facial muscles, promote blood circulation and bring vitality or 'Ki' energy to the face, leaving you with a glowing complexion. It is also beneficial for jaw and facial pain.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £179.00

  7. City Lit’s “No Hands” Massage - for Complementary Therapists

    Course Date: Wed 18 Mar 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Working hands free enables you to minimise stress to your hands when treating clients. This hands on bespoke City Lit massage routine has been devised by specialists to enable you to deliver a unique and effective treatment for your clients.
    Full fee: £269.00
    Senior fee: £269.00
    Concession: £269.00

  8. Essenian Healing and ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy

    Course Date: Thu 19 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Become a professional Aromatherapist discovering the fascinating world of Essential Oils and their healing properties. Learn how to perform a full body Massage using a variety of techniques. This course offers a unique approach to Aromatherapy through the intergration of the teachings and principles of Essenian Healing. Discover 42+ essential oils and how to use them safely, how to blend them to create your own remedies, creams and lotions. Become expert in the anatomy, physiology and pathology of the physical and subtle bodies, following the teaching of Essenian Healing to understand how the Chakras and the different Auras are connected to our body systems and internal organs.

    The course fee is £1699. If you’re unable to pay this upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the course fee, repayable after the course ends. A deposit of £100 is also payable to secure your place (refundable after you complete the course). You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans



    For more information, please call Health & Lifestyle on 020 7492 2622.
    Full fee: £1,699.00
    Senior fee: £1,699.00
    Concession: £1,699.00

  9. TSUBOKI Japanese face massage

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 21 Mar 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    TSUBOKI is Japanese Face Massage that is a wonderfully relaxing yet energising treatment suitable for men or women who want to feel good on the inside and look good on the outside. Rejuvenate your face and reduce wrinkles! Learn Tsuboki Japanese facial massage techniques to use on friends and family.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  10. City Lit tasters: reflexology

    Course Date: Mon 23 Mar 2020 (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 using basic reflexology techniques.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  11. Abdominal-sacral massage workshop for practitioners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 4 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Abdominal-sacral massage improves the efficiency of digestive and reproductive organs, nourishing and energising the core of our being, the subtle body. It is a unique area that can be a dynamic region for transformation.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  12. Indian head massage: workshop

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 5 Apr 2020 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the ancient and highly therapeutic practice of Indian head massage. Learn how tension is held in the neck and shoulders and how to alleviate this in family and friends by practising a basic routine.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

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

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to give a detox facial massage based on the lymphatic system, which will aim to eliminate toxins, relieve fluid retention, and improve the skin's appearance, by boosting the immune system.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £87.00
    Concession: £74.00

  14. On site massage for stress release

    On-site massage for stress release

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 26 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    'Learn a simple, safe and effective chair-based massage that will de-stress and relax you. This introductory routine includes shiatsu techniques and massage of the neck, shoulders, arms and back. On-Site massage is performed through clothes and is suitable for working on a chair at home.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  15. ITEC level 3 diploma in massage: fast-track

    ITEC level 3 diploma in massage: fast-track

    Course Date: Fri 1 May 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Interested in massage therapy as a career? Learn the theory and practice of massage to a professional level. This is a fast track, low cost course taught by experienced industry professionals. 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.

    The course fee is £1449. If you’re unable to pay this upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the course fee, repayable after the course ends. A deposit of £100 is also payable to secure your place (refundable after you complete the course). You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans



    For more information, please call Health & Lifestyle on 020 7492 2622.
    Full fee: £1,449.00
    Senior fee: £1,449.00
    Concession: £1,449.00

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