What is the course about?
In this workshop you will learn a Japanese facial rejuvenation massage. This powerful yet gentle facial combines the benefits gained from ‘non-oil’ acupressure with ‘oil’ massage techniques.
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?
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 adequate literacy, numeracy and ICT skills.
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?
A range of other courses for professional therapists are available including Deep Tissue massage: a CPD workshop; ITEC level 4 sports massage, scar massage, Aromatherapy, etc. 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.