What is the course about?
This workshop will teach you to perform a Japanese Facial Rejuvenation massage to professional standards. This powerful yet gentle facial rejuvenation treatment combines Eastern medical concepts and traditional Japanese facial massage techniques to release tension and stimulate the circulation, lymphatic and nervous systems of the face. Learn oil-based and non-oil based face massage sequences and acupressure points that balance and support the "ki" energy of the face.
What will we cover?
Practical bodywork techniques that relieve tension in the face and neck using:
- Correct application of acupressure on the face
- Correct application of oil massage techniques for the face
- Application of relevant techniques using a dry cloth
- How to work with stubble
- Client care.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Identify relevant muscles and bones of the face
- Locate specific acupressure points on the face
- Complete a sequence using acupressure points
- Complete a sequence using oil and massage techniques.
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 or Indian Head Massage (including anatomy and physiology). You will also need to have sufficient literacy, numeracy and ICT skills, to include:
Reading: Use different texts to obtain and summarise information; Detect opinion, meaning and bias in writing and respond to points made within a text.
Writing: Use different writing styles, formats and structures. Use formal or informal language for different purposes or audiences; Write complex sentences with few errors.
Speaking and Listening: Listen to information and respond appropriately; Present information clearly and persuasively; Adapt verbal contributions to suit the audience and situation; Make significant contributions in discussions.
Numeracy: Extract information from lists, tables, and diagrams, graphs and charts
ICT (Information & communication technology): Using ICT systems including Windows, Microsoft Office; finding, selecting and exchanging information via web and email; Working with word processing.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Discussion, hand-outs, worksheets, lecture, practical demonstration, pair work, small and large group work, practical work.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There are no costs. You will need to bring three small dishes and three small hand towels. We will be using Bio Oil but if you have sensitive skin you may want to bring your own personal oil. Please wear suitable clothing for giving massage and suitable under-clothing such as a t-shirt or vest with thin straps.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Any of our CPD or bodywork related courses: Mindful practitioner, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Deep Tissue Massage, Advanced Massage using sports massage techniques, Native American Back Massage, Lomi Lomi or Lymphatic Drainage massage. Or chose from a wide range of modalities offered on our website.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details