Spa Therapy Certificate Course
About the Course....
Courses included in this programme....
Includes Swedish Massage, Sports Massage, Aromatherapy and Lymph Drainage.
- History of massage and definitions
- Contra-Indications and Indications for a massage treatment
- Holistic approach and benefits of massage
- Physiological and Psychological Effects of Massage
- Ethical and Professional Considerations
- Business Skills, Marketing with Advertising and Fee Structuring
- Pre-Massage Procedures, Preparation of the Client and Therapist
- Nutrition and Additional Optional Therapies
- Client Record and Case History
- Knowledge of Lubricants and Practice of Massage
- Hand Exercises for Massage Therapists and Body Mechanics
- Anatomy for massage therapist
- Massage techniques, including: Swedish & Sports Massage, Lymph Drainage & Aromatherapy.
- Full Body Massage Routine
- Introduction to Indian Head Massage
- A Brief History
- Using Oils
- Massage Benefits and Manipulations
- Contra-indications to Treatment
- Skin Conditions and Disorders
- Diseases of the Skin
- Massage Routine
- Skull Anatomy
- History and Theory of Hot Stones
- Stones Used
- Working with the Stones
- Theory of Massage
- Massage Movements and Their Effects
- Anatomy & Physiology —Elementary
- Contra-Indications and Safety advice
- Oils and Powders
- Massage routine and technique
- The art of aromatherapy and the methods of oil extraction
- Classifications and chemistry of essential oils
- Eastern theories of Aromatherapy
- Aromatherapy and Child Care
- Treatment of common conditions
- Safety information
- Contra-indications and first aid
- Properties and reputed uses of 28 essential oils
- Base / carrier oils.
- General massage
- Basic Anatomy and Physiology
Who Should Enrol....
This course is perfectly suited for individuals looking to pursue a career as a therapist in the Spa Industry. It is also valuable to individuals with an interest in alternative and complementary therapies looking to expand their knowledge and acquire new skills.
Distance Learning / Correspondence Course / In-Class Learning