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. 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

  2. City Lit tasters: Indian head massage

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020
    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

  3. 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

  4. Anatomy and physiology: access to level 3

    Anatomy and physiology: access to level 3

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 28 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Did you know that 80% of your brain is water or that your tongue is the strongest muscle in the body? Gain a basic understanding of the major systems of the body and how they interact with each other. Tutor: Alan Billington.
    Full fee: £259.00
    Senior fee: £259.00
    Concession: £176.00

  5. ITEC Level 3 Certificate in On-site Massage

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 29 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    On-site Massage, or Chair Massage, is performed on a portable, specialist massage chair and practiced through clothing. It combines massage techniques and Shiatsu, incorporating acupressure points and meridians.
    Full fee: £429.00
    Senior fee: £429.00
    Concession: £429.00

  6. ITEC level 2 award in providing facial skincare (adults 21+)

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Facial Skincare treatments have now become a must have skill set for massage practitioners. Our Level 2 Award in Facial Skincare enables practitioners to gain the necessary recognised qualification that will allow them to provide and develop bespoke Luxury Facial Skincare treatments to their client base, both within a salon setting and as a mobile therapist.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £349.00
    Concession: £349.00

  7. 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: Online
    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 & wellbeing on 020 7492 2622.
    Full fee: £1,449.00
    Senior fee: £1,449.00
    Concession: £1,449.00

  8. Joint mobilisation techniques for the older adult: a CPD workshop

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 2 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to develop and expand your bodywork skills? On this one day course you will learn techniques that are safe and effective when working with frailer older adults or with those who are less mobile.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  9. Indian head massage: workshop

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 3 May 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

  10. ITEC level 3 diploma in reflexology: fast-track

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 3 May 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Gain a recognised qualification in reflexology which will enable you to practise professionally. This is a FASTRACK, low cost course taught by experienced industry professionals. You must have completed the ‘ITEC massage diploma’ or equivalent and preferably an introductory reflexology course. There is one session per week on this course. It is every Sunday for 13 weeks.

    The course fee is £999. 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 & wellbeing on 020 7492 2622.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £999.00
    Senior fee: £999.00
    Concession: £999.00

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

    Course Date: Tue 5 May 2020
    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

  12. Advanced massage techniques for common shoulder complaints

    Course Date: Wed 6 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your skills in treating common musculoskeletal complaints of the shoulder. This one-day workshop aims to build upon your initial massage training and to give you a deeper understanding of common shoulder complaints along with assessment, treatment and home care to support your client.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  13. ITEC Level 3 Award in Indian Head Massage

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 16 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Train to practise Indian head massage professionally. You must have completed the 'ITEC massage diploma' or equivalent and preferably an introductory Indian head massage course. Please download an application form from the link below, and read the full course outline before applying.
    Full fee: £429.00
    Senior fee: £429.00
    Concession: £429.00

  14. City Lit tasters: Aromatherapy

    Course Date: Mon 18 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Put your sense of smell to test with this experiential aromatherapy taster workshop! An introduction to natures very own pharmacy.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  15. Anatomy and physiology: workshop

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 31 May 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ever wondered what your insides look like? This fascinating class offers an understanding of our body and the amazing way it works. Ideal for anyone with a general interest as well as those hoping to progress to higher level courses.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £159.00

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