During this hands-on course you will gain a basic understanding of safe holistic practices for use in the home with friends and family.
All adults are welcome, ladies and gents, aged 18+.
There are no formal entry requirements for this experience - you just need a keen interest in holistic therapies.
You will learn about new therapies which will involve massaging with other group members. You will learn about the different ways to carry out different types of massage effectively and safely.
• Body Massage
In this practical session you will learn how to give and receive a back, neck and shoulder massage, allowing you to adapt your massage effectively for relaxation, stress relief and personal wellbeing. This is ideal for those who would like to be able to massage friends and family.
This session has been designed to give you an insight into the discovery and delights of aromatherapy. You will learn the benefits and properties of popular essential oils and how to use them effectively and safely at home.
This session offers an introduction to reflexology. Learners will work on each other to discover common reflex points on the foot and how common ailments link with these.
• Indian Head Massage
Head massage revitalises the whole body, rebalancing the energy flow to the body. In this session you will learn how to perform a head massage safely and effectively, creating a relaxing yet invigorating feeling of peace and wellbeing.
The subtle energy of Reiki can transform people, assisting their healing. During this powerful hands-on session, you will discover how Reiki healing methods for channelling life energy are used to stimulate health and maintain wellbeing.
There are no official assessment criteria for this experience. However, we will expect learners to assess their own learning and discuss their progression with their tutor throughout the weeks.
All materials will be included in the cost you pay.
There will be a dress code: black short-sleeved top/T-shirt, black trousers and fully enclosed shoes.
You could take a part-time Body Massage course which is ideal for developing your skills further.