Massage and complementary therapies

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.

Courses available both in-person and online

We offer a range of courses allowing you to choose between online and in-person learning. All our courses are live, interactive, and taught by expert tutors. No matter how you prefer to learn, we've got the class for you. See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.

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  1. Holistic massage: taster workshop
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Tue 31 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Hilary Lyons
    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.
    Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £39.00
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  2. ITEC Level 2 Award in Providing Facial Skincare (adults 21+)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 1 Feb 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Ronni Goddard
    Are you looking to gain a qualification that will enable you to provide Facial Skincare treatments, either as an add-on to your current therapist practise, or as a stand-alone offering? Our Level 2 Award in Facial Skincare will give you a recognised qualification that will allow you to provide and develop bespoke Luxury Facial Skincare treatments to your client base, both within a salon setting and as a mobile therapist.
    Full fee £359.00 Senior fee £359.00 Concession £359.00
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  3. Face and neck detox using manual lymphatic drainage techniques
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 8 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Janet Whitehead
    Would you like to learn how to give a detox facial massage? Based on the lymphatic system, this technique is designed to eliminate toxins and improve the skin's appearance by boosting the immune system.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £139.00
  4. Hot stone therapy: an introduction
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 11 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Monica Clarke
    Experience true relaxation with this wonderful de-stress treatment. The heat from the hot basalt stones may help to soothe and alleviate muscular aches and tension while the cool marble stones can act as a powerful decongestant.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £79.00
  5. Aromatherapy: taster workshop
    Course start date:  Tue 14 Feb 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Antonello Brunetti
    Put your sense of smell to the test with this experiential aromatherapy taster workshop! An introduction to nature's very own pharmacy.
    Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £39.00
  6. Anatomy and physiology: access to level 3
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 14 Feb 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Alan Billington
    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 £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £139.00
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  7. Massage: workshop
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 18 Feb 2023 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Monica Clarke
    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 on to an accredited course.
    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £179.00 Concession £179.00
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  8. Massage: an introduction (access to level 3)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 9 Jan 2023 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Hilary Lyons
    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 at an interest level or wishing to progress to accredited ITEC courses.
    Full fee £259.00 Senior fee £259.00 Concession £181.00
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  9. Indian Head massage: taster workshop
    Course start date:  Tue 21 Feb 2023 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Janet Whitehead
    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
  10. Indian head massage: workshop
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 4 Mar 2023 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Ameena Rahman
    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 £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £79.00
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  11. Pregnancy massage
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 5 Mar 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Farrah Idris
    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 £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
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  12. Shiatsu: taster workshop
    Course start date:  Tue 7 Mar 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Fernando Cabo
    Shiatsu is a Japanese healing art, deeply rooted in the philosophy and practices of traditional Chinese medicine. This therapeutic form of body work involves applying pressure to the body using a practitioner’s thumbs, palms, elbows, knees and feet. Discover the basics of how to give this relaxing and therapeutic pressure point massage.
    Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £39.00
  13. Reflexology: taster workshop
    Course start date:  Tue 24 Jan 2023 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Janet Whitehead
    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
  14. ITEC level 3 diploma in aromatherapy: fast track
    Course start date:  Thu 20 Apr 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Antonello Brunetti
    Train to practise aromatherapy professionally. This is a FASTRACK, low cost course taught by experienced industry professionals. You must have completed the 'ITEC level 3 diploma in massage' or equivalent and preferably have attended an introductory course in aromatherapy. There is one session per week on this course. It is every Sunday for 12 weeks.
    Full fee £1,749.00 Senior fee £1,749.00 Concession £1,749.00
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  15. ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage: fast-track
    Course start date:  Fri 13 Jan 2023 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Oge Okoh
    Considering massage therapy as a career? Learn the theory and practice of massage at a professional level. City Lit is a leading training provider in London for Massage and Complementary Therapies, providing outstanding achievement at high industry standards. Our courses are taught by experienced and practising industry professionals who have current knowledge of the massage sector. If you’ve applied for this course and not heard back from us, please email us on health@citylit.ac.uk.



    This course is free for Londoners who are on a Low-Income or on Active-Benefits or Other-Benefits or if you do not already have a full level 3 qualification. For more information click here



    The course fee is £1579 payable at the time of your enrolment. If you are unable to pay the course fees, 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. 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 (telephone temporarily unavailable).
    Full fee £1,559.00 Senior fee £1,559.00 Concession £1,559.00
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