Introduction to Relaxation and Sports Massage for friends and family - Gore

Qualification: Short Course
Level: Community Learning Course


1 September to 20 October 2020


8 weeks, Tuesday evenings 6-9pm

Location: Gore

If you're thinking about massage therapy as a career or just want to give your friends and family a treat, then this short 10 week course is for you.

This course is hands-on (the practical application of massage therapy).

Students will learn how to offer relaxation massage and gain an understanding of the application of sports massage techniques, and how to apply massage therapy safely and effectively.

  • Massage therapy techniques for relaxation and sports.
  • Safety principles: good hygiene practices, effective draping for privacy and comfort, safe use of equipment, safe application of massage strokes.
  • Good body mechanics when applying massage strokes.
  • Contraindications for massage therapy.

Please note this programme is not Government funded and the Zero Fees Scheme does not apply.  Cost is $95 (including GST) which will be invoiced to you on enrolment. Fees must be paid before you commence the programme.

On the first night please bring 1 single bed sheet, 2 spa towels or a large fleece throw, 1 pillowcase, 1 hand towel, a pen and paper.