Courses: Deep Tissue Massage


Advanced and Deep Tissue Accredited Diploma Massage Course
Five days professional diploma course including Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Palpation, Neuromuscular Techniques and hands free safety techniques all for the full body; a must for any massage therapist looking to master their skills and increase their potential client base.

Pre-requisites: Swedish Massage
Certificate obtained: Certificate of Completion
Duration: 5 days
Mode of Training: Online and in-person (Cape Town)

Pricing and Registration:

In-person, no kitR4,950 Add to basket
OnlineR3,500Add to basket

Why this course:

According to major clinics the most popular and sought after treatment is Advanced and Deep Tissue Massage – this course is very popular with massage therapists looking to add to their knowledge.
This five day accredited diploma course for existing therapists only with a level 3 in full body massage.
5 case studies are required – no written exams, certificate given on the day on completion of a successful practical assessment with your tutor.
The course aims to help you develop advanced massage techniques which will enable you to be more confident and specific in your treatments. This gives the potential to expand your client base as you will be able to offer more than just a relaxing massage. You will be able to treat clients with muscular pain and tenderness and lack of flexibility with more confidence.

Course Content:

General Theories
Principles of Deep Tissue Massage
Reading the Body
Refining Your Touch
The Distinction Between Compressing Tissue and Stretching Tissue
Some Basic Stroke Strategies
Freeing Muscles from Entrapment
General Techniques
Specific Strategies
Spinal Rotation Techniques
Your Role in Looking out for the health of your Clients
Therapeutic Strategies for Addressing Common Complaints and Injuries
Planning Your Session
Fulfillment Through a thriving Practice
The Realities of Entering the Bodywork Profession

Students need to bring:

bring someone with to most classes to practice on massage oil (please advise if you want to purchase a bottle at the school for R50)
a pen/pencil for notes
two large towels, or you can use 1 x sheet & to cover your “model” with
1 x bath towel 1 x hand towel
massage “model” (person) for every class (let us know if you cannot organize a model)
1 x foot cream or aqueous cream
* Wear comfortable shoes and comfortable loose clothing (NO tight jeans or low top

Your Instructor

You will be trained by Brenda-Lee Paul, who is the Principal and main lecturer at the International School. Brenda-Lee also runs a detox centre and a Lifestyle Detox Health Farm.

Brenda-Lee has 28 years experience in the beauty industry and runs several businesses. She has worked and trained in Netherlands, USA, Italy, Africa and many other countries.

Clients comments: “I’ve been to the most expensive Beauty School in Cape Town, but I have never received such quality hands-on training as given by Brenda-Lee. At a previous expensive college I came away unsure and “shaky” to give a treatment, but through Brenda-Lee’s training, I have confidence to give good advice and treatments”

Pricing and Registration:

In-person, no kitR4,950 Add to basket
OnlineR3,500Add to basket

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