On-site massage: workshop

Course Dates: 23/04/23
Time: 10:00 - 16:30
Location: Kean Street Wellbeing Centre
'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.
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Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £79.00

Course Code: FKG06

Sun, day, 23 Apr - 23 Apr '23

Duration: 1 session

Any questions? health@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 8142 4577

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What is the course about?

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.

What will we cover?

Neck, shoulders, arms, hands and back massage routine (practical).
Contraindications to onsite massage
Benefits of onsite massage.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Perform a simple neck, shoulder, back, massage through clothing using some pressure point and massage strokes
- Recognise when massage is contraindicated
- Recognise some localised structures of the body: e.g. vertebrae, scapula, shoulder muscles, etc.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Previous bodywork experience is helpful, but not necessary. Students should be prepared to work on each other within the group. You are required to read & write short sentences, follow verbal instructions & extract information from handouts.

The following list is a guide to deciding whether you wish to undertake a course in bodywork. We have strict guidelines as we aim to protect the health & safety of students in training & those they practise on during & after the course, whilst providing widest possible access. If you have suffered from any of the conditions listed, please check with a GP whether it is suitable for you to undertake a bodywork course and bring a referral letter from your GP to your tutor. If you have not checked, or if it is not suitable, please do not participate in a bodywork class/course.
- Epilepsy
- Diabetes
- An untreated medical condition
- Spinal injuries
- A recent operation
- Severe skin disorders
- Severe mental illness
- On medication
- Cardiovascular disorders (high blood pressure, severe varicose veins, heart problems, thrombosis)
- Bone or joint disorders (Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis)
- Pregnancy (or post natal)
- Endocrine disorders
- Knee Problems (for Shiatsu, Thai massage & introductory massage courses only)
- Is there anything else we should know about your health before you enrol for a course? If there is, please let the Health & Lifestyle Studies team know.
If accepted onto a course, a student could be given alternative practical tasks & adjustments may be made where reasonable. However, a student could be asked to leave the course if any situation were to arise which could endanger the well being of that student, or any other student. It is for instance not suitable to work on another student, if you are taking medication that affects your concentration or if you have uncontrolled fits which could cause a danger to others during a relevant activity.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Practical demonstrations, talks, question & answer, pair work, group work, discussion.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

It is advisable to bring disposable antiseptic wipes. There is no removal of clothing for this course. Students should wear loose comfortable clothing. .

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Students may use this as an introductory course if they wish to go on to our professional diploma courses in massage and complementary Therapies.

Oge Okoh Tutor Website

Oge is a body therapist and Healer. She has been a practising therapist for 16 years, treating clients with various massage therapies including holistic massage, sports and onsite massage, lymphatic drainage, Indian head massage, reflexology, and aromatherapy, in a variety of settings. She is also a Reiki Master, with particular interest in pet healing. Oge is currently tutor coordinator for the Health and Wellbeing department, as well as actively teaching and developing new courses . Her career in health began 20 years ago working within social care, specifically with children and adults with special needs After healing herself from a mystery illness, she understands how the body, mind and spirit truly work in harmony, and is passionate about bringing bodywork back to its healing roots, and improving wellbeing for everyone. Oge enjoys life

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.