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Massage: further techniques at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)

Massage: further techniques at the Mary Ward Centre (concessions available)

Duration: 6 afternoons

Price: £62

Book with: Reception Team
at Mary Ward Centre

42 Queen Square

Course Start Dates

Wednesday 26th February 2020

About the Course

For students who have already done an introductory course in massage and want to learn further skills such as hands free techniques and passive joint movements to improve joint mobility. Please bring one large towel and two hand towels and a small bowl for your oil.

Who is this course for
This course is for students who have already done an introductory course in massage and wish to build on their knowledge, practice their skills and learn new techniques.
Also suitable for qualified therapists who wish to learn new techniques to complement their existing massage routines.

Massage is generally safe for everyone but there are condtions when it is not suitable, such as in the first trimester of pregnancy. Please check with a health professional if you have any health concerns.

What does this course cover
Safety considerations for deep tissue work
Further massage techniques for the Back / Neck / Arms
Benefits and uses of:
Deep tissue body work
Stretches for the back / shoulders and neck
Working with heat pads
Techniques to increase shoulder / elbow and wrist joint mobility
Define the safety guidelines for using deep tissue work and when to avoid them
Explain the benefits of deep tissue work on the muscular and skeletal system
Safely demonstrate:
Deep tissue techniques using a variety of different strokes including heat pads
Stretches for the back and neck
Passive joint movements for the shoulders / elbow and wrist.

Mary Ward Centre is an adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable. Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’

Please get in touch via the links above for more details or to book your place.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

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  • Wheelchair friendly

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