Courses: Basic Chair Masssage

Description:

One day professional Chair Massage course is specifically designed for the back, neck, shoulders, the arms, hands and scalp. Seated Massage is also known as ‘On Site Chair Massage’ and ‘Acupressure Massage’. This course is designed for both qualified therapists who wish to add to their repertoire but also for complete beginners who have not yet worked in this field.

Pre-requisites: None
Certificate obtained: Certificate of Completion
Cost: R3,200 in-person | R2,250 online
Duration: 3 days
Mode of Training: Online and in-person (Cape Town)

Extremely Popular Therapy – Clothing does not need to be removed, ideal for the office.

It can be carried out in almost any setting in a spa, clinic or ideal mobile too from offices to the gym or even outdoors, at all types of events. 

Many people use this therapy in offices, it is ideal as it is administered over clothing and is very effective for people with back and shoulder issues.

No creams or oils are used.

This course is designed for both qualified therapists who wish to add to their repertoire but also for complete beginners who have not yet worked in this field.

Massage sequence works on the pressure points of the upper body.

Massage can be used in the workplace, at exhibitions, shopping centres and a shortened version can be offered for demonstrations.

The massage movements and techniques can be adapted to what is suitable for your client. Furthermore the length of time for treatment is flexible making this more attractive to busy executives. Around 10 – 25 minutes is the usual length of time for this type of massage.

What will you learn?

A comprehensive manual is provided for all students which includes marketing opportunities

On successful course completion you will receive your certificate on the day of training.

After demonstration, students are then able to practice the massage routine on each part of the upper body. This practice then formulates the full routine which is carried out at the end of the day incorporating the back, shoulders, neck, arms, hands and scalp.

Chair Massage Course outline

Massage definition, benefits & application

Effects of massage: 

Physical: effects on the skeletal, muscular, circulatory, skin. Adipose, digestive system

  Physiological: Pain relief, stress relief 

Purpose of massage

Client preparation / reception / consultation

Body Types

Contra-indications

Preparation of the Therapist

Before & After care

Hygiene

Posture / stance

Hand exercises

Equipment / Products & Material

Disorders of the bone structure

Diseases

Injuries

Headaches

Addressing Pain

Ergonomics

Massage Technique

Adapting the massage (relaxing, tight muscles, slack, weight, male clients

10 to 20 minute routine

20 to 30 minute routine

Code of Ethics

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