Workshops & Events at Millers Yard - York » Introduction to Body Massage Short Courses - Legs workshop

Introduction to Body Massage Short Courses - Legs workshop

When: Coming soon

These are a series of Saturday morning workshops for anyone interested in complementary therapies. These are practical 'hands on' courses with no written work.

The workshops are ideal for beginners or improvers but highly recommended for students wanting to enroll on the year long (36 weeks) VTCT level 3 Diploma in Body Massage to practitioner level.

What does this course involve?

Learn about Body Massage and the main strokes used in Swedish Western and Eastern style of massage; effleurage, petrissage and tapotement or percussion. Each workshop is designed to take a different area of the body to learn a massage routine and using different oils, creams and lotions appropriate for each area. You may be required to bring your own towels but all other materials will be provided as well as refreshments.

How long are the course and what are the dates?

What does the course cost?

The Saturday morning workshops can be done individually or students can opt to enroll for all 5 workshops at a reduced cost with an up-front full payment to secure your place. Each individual workshop costs £40 Pay for the two workshops together costs £70 this is a full one of payment made on enrollment. Places are limited so please enroll asap to secure you place on your chosen workshop/s.

What will I learn?

You will learn about the origins of Massage as a popular form of Complementary therapies. You will learn about the benefits and contraindications to massage. You will learn how to perform a hand massage, a leg massage and a back massage with oil. You will learn how to give and receive these mini treatment to practice in class and at home to friends and family.

Is there a qualification?

No, this is a non accredited course.

Do I need previous experience?

No previous experience is needed.

Where are the courses held?

In the Studio at Miller.s Yard, 4 Gillygate, York

Who is the tutor?

Mary Sarah Eldridge BA (hons) QTS, DipRM, DipCH, DipArom, MLCSP, MIFL Experienced teacher and therapist, Co-director of The York School of Holistic Therapies, Body Massage and Aromatherapy tutor.

How do I enrol?

Please email Mary at the school email ysht@hotmail.com to request a booking form, complete with your payment to secure your place. Availability is limited so please enrol asap to avoid disappointment. Or call Mary on 07540 62585607540 625856