Courses & Workshops

Massage for Beginners Course 

Mon 14 Oct - Mon 4 Nov 2019       6pm - 9pm 

Sat 23 Nov - Sat 30 Nov 2019      9:30am - 3:30pm 

Sydney Community College - Rozelle Campus

4 sessions weekdays, 2 sessions weekends, 12 hours total

$299 inc GST

 

Course description

Learn the healing art of massage at this short course in Sydney.

Join this hands-on workshop to learn the techniques to give a full body relaxation massage – with all tables, course notes and oils provided.

Whether you’re an absolute beginner (or already have knowledge of the basics and want to extend your skills) you will learn techniques and tips for looking after yourself while giving friends, family, partners or clients some beneficial relaxation through massage.

This course is also suitable for therapists wanting to expand their skills, knowledge and confidence as a body worker.

Course content
  • History of massage and touch for healing

  • Simple overview of anatomy and physiology

  • The effects and benefits of massage therapy and contraindications

  • Correct posture, preparation for massage and safe practice

  • Creating the right environment, preparing and tailoring a session to the client’s needs

  • Exploring a variety of techniques and styles of massage and performing stretches on the table

  • How to complete a full body massage (legs, back, neck, head, chest, arms)

  • How to give and receive massage as an exchange

  • Enjoy a soothing massage given by another student.

Learning outcomes

After this course you will have learned:

  • the fundamentals of healing and intuitive touch through massage in a fun, friendly and non competitive environment

  • how to complete a full body massage with confidence

  • how to use intuition and a variety of massage techniques for relaxation and therapeutic purposes

  • how massage can be used to treat ailments, tensions and discomforts by getting in touch with the energy through breath and body.

Please come prepared
  • Wear comfortable, warm clothing

Please bring:

  • a sarong or single flat sheet

  • 2 large towels, and 1 small towel

  • a note pad and pen (or tablet device) to take notes.

Other information
  • Please arrive 10 minutes early to the first session and report to the College reception office

  • All oils will be provided

  • Students will receive a “starter kit” at the beginning of the course, and a certificate of attendance on completion of the course.

Please note: 

Sydney Community College is an education organisation dedicated to the provision of quality adult education. Classes are intended to develop skills and knowledge. Classes are not intended as individual therapeutic solutions. In health related matters, guidance from a suitably qualified health professional is recommended.

WARNING: Oils will be used. Rice bran oil will be used in class. Almond oil is included in the “starter kit”

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early. 

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Testimonials

"Thank you for an in-depth course on demonstration and information."

"The tutor was amazing and adapted to individual needs / levels... was kind and beautiful."

“This course is great and I am loving it! Jade is fantastic.”

Very detailed and I learnt more than I was expecting.”

 

5 stars

“Friendly tutor, easy to follow course material and everything explained thoroughly, so glad I took this course. Will for sure recommend”

 

5 stars

“I would like to participate in a seated massage course when it is available please.”

 

Seated Massage Workshop

Sat 19 Oct -    1pm - 4pm 

Sydney Community College - Rozelle Campus

3 hours total

$149 inc GST

 

Course description

Learn massage techniques to give a seated chair massage at this hands-on workshop in Sydney.

Seated massage is a fully clothed short massage focusing on the back, shoulders, neck and head, offering fast relief for sore or tired muscles as well as lowering stress and anxiety and minimizing injury. It’s gaining popularity in workplaces as employers seek ways to keep staff healthy, happy and focused – and show them they are valued. It’s also a great way to show you care for friends and family members.

Join this workshop to learn safe and effective skills for performing a clothed seated chair massage. You will learn how to practice massage while your partner, colleague, friend or family member is comfortably seated.

Ideal for

This course is suitable for beginners as well as therapists wanting to expand their skills, knowledge and confidence as a body worker.

The skills you will learn
  • Massage techniques through clothing or a towel

  • Oil massage techniques on skin

  • Seated stretches

  • Head massage

All students will be paired up during the class so you have the opportunity to give and receive a seated chair massage.

You’ll receive a little pot of 'Chillout Balm' to take home.

Please come prepared
  • Wear comfortable clothing

  • If you have any specific requirements around giving or receiving a massage during class, please let us know

  Please bring:

  • a towel

  • a note pad and pen (or tablet device) to take notes.

Other information
  • Please arrive 10 minutes early to the first session and report to the College reception office

Please note: Sydney Community College is an education organisation dedicated to the provision of quality adult education. Classes are intended to develop skills and knowledge. Classes are not intended as individual therapeutic solutions. In health related matters, guidance from a suitably qualified health professional is recommended.

WARNING: Rice bran oil will be used in class.

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

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