Body Massage


Massage can help clients to de-stress, improve circulation, and reduce pain. This GTI Body Massage course will teach you the skills you need to offer a professional full body massage and follows the National Occupational Standards and covers reception, consultation and ventilation. It also covers anatomy and physiology, contra-indications and contra-actions, skin conditions, preparing for treatment, massage techniques and a full body massage routine.

The course is accompanied by full-colour images and diagrams. Upon completion of the online theory modules, you will receive a PDF manual which you can refer back to. Twenty-one of the modules and examinations are completed online with full online support available.

You will have the opportunity to practice the routine on friends and family before being assessed.

Modules Covered

• Introduction,Reception,Ventilation And Consultation
• The Cellular System
• The Muscular System
• Muscle Positions & Actions 1
• Muscle Positions & Actions 2
• The Skeletal System Bone Structure
• The Skeletal System Bone Position
• The Circulatory System
• The Lymphatic System
• The Nervous System & The Endocrine System
• The Respiratory System & The Digestive System
• The Skin
• Contra-indications & Contra-actions
• Preparing For Treatment
• Massage Technique
• Perform Manual Massage – Front Of Leg
• Perform Manual Massage – Hand & Arm
• Perform Manual Massage – Neck, Shoulder, and Chest
• Perform Manual Massage – Abdominal & Back Of Leg
• Perform Manual Massage – Back & Neck Part 1
• Perform Manual Massage – Back & Neck Part 2
• Treatment Adaptations & Aftercare
• Practical Module

Theory Hours: 21 Hours (This is completed at your own pace)
Practical Hours: 9 Hours (4.5 hours per week for 2 weeks)
CPD Points: 39 Points
Qualification Obtained: GTi Award

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