Introductory & CDP courses in Massage and Reflexology

York School of Holistic Therapies offer several introductory workshops in massage and reflexology for beginners and improvers, ideal for any students wanting to take their skills further and enroll on the Body Massage Diploma.

York School of Holistic Therapies also offer Continuing Professional Development (CDP) courses for practitioners

Course dates at a glance:

Introduction to Reflexology 1st July 2017 
Reflexology for Pregnancy and Birth 6th September 2017 
VTCT level 3 Diploma in Reflexology  20th September 2017 
Seated/Corporate Chair Massage Workshops – Workshop 1 23rd September 2017
Seated/Corporate Chair Massage Workshops – Workshop 2 21st October 2017
Introduction to Body Massage for Beginners and Improvers – Anterior and Posterior Legs 3rd February 2018
Introduction to Body Massage for Beginners and Improvers – Back and Seated Massage 3rd March 2018

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Introduction to Reflexology Summer 2017

This course is a practical introduction to reflexology for anyone with an interest in natural health. No previous experience is needed and all equipment is provided.

You will learn how reflexology works and when to use it safely.

We will cover essential reflexology techniques and key reflex points. It is a ‘hands on’ course so you will give and receive a treatment while learning a reflexology routine to practice on friends and family

1st July 2017 – 2pm-5:30pm

Workshop price – £40 (includes refreshments)

Is there a qualification?

No, this is a non accredited course.

Do I need previous experience?

No previous experience is needed.

Where are the courses held?

Union Holistic Treatment rooms, 95 Union Terrace, York YO31 7ES

Who is the tutor?

Jill McArthur ( M.A.R.  V.T C.T )

How do I enrol?

Pre booking is essential.   Please email  to request a booking form, and complete your payment to secure your place. Availability is limited so please enrol asap to avoid disappointment. Or on 07540 625856

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Reflexology for Pregnancy & Birth

6th September 2017 – 9:30am-4pm

Workshop price – £90 (vegetarian lunch included)

This course provides additional training for qualified reflexologists who want to support their clients through pregnancy and birth.

The course will explore the most effective treatment to offer clients experiencing difficulties becoming pregnant and those receiving IVF treatment. We will move on to the treatment of common pregnancy related conditions and finally we will work through a priming for labour sequence.

Priming for labour is the treatment offered to some pregnant clients in order to encourage the onset of natural childbirth. Learn how to perform this treatment safely and to support your clients through every stage of labour using reflexology techniques.

This course is for qualified reflexology therapists and is worth 6.5 CPD points.

Is there a qualification?

No, this is a non accredited course.

Do I need previous experience?

No previous experience is needed.

Where are the courses held?

Union Holistic Treatment rooms, 95 Union Terrace, York YO31 7ES

Who is the tutor?

Jill McArthur ( M.A.R.  V.T C.T )

How do I enrol?

Pre booking is essential.   Please email  to request a booking form, and complete your payment to secure your place. Availability is limited so please enrol asap to avoid disappointment. Or on 07540 625856

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Introduction to Body Massage
Spring Term 2018

Two workshops for anyone interested in complementary therapies. This is a practical ‘ hands on ‘ course with no written work. This is ideal for beginners or improvers but highly recommended for students wanting to enroll on the year long (36 weeks) VTCT level 3 Diploma in Body Massage to practitioner level.

What does this course involve?

Learn about Body Massage and the main strokes used in Swedish Western and Eastern style of massage ; effleurage, petrissage and tapotement or percussion.

How long is the course and what are the dates?

Saturday 3rd February 2018 Anterior and Posterior Legs
Saturday 3rd March 2018 Back Massage and Seated Massage

What does the course cost?

Each workshop costs £85. The cost of the 2 courses is £170 with a special early bird rate for enrollments/booking made and paid in full on booking for the 2 courses of £160.

Normal cost of each workshop is £85 (see booking form).

What will I learn?

You will learn about the origins of Massage as a popular form of Complementary therapies. You will learn about the benefits and contraindications to massage. You will learn how to perform a leg massage (anterior and posterior) and a back massage with oil and a seated massage without oil. You will learn how to give and receive these mini treatment to practice in class and at home to friends and family.

Is there a qualification?

No, this is a non-accredited course.

Do I need previous experience? No previous experience is needed.

Location:
St Thomas and St Maurice Church Hall, Lowther Street, York
There is free parking at the church

Refreshments are also provided (bring your own lunch)

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CPD Course for Massage Therapists 2017

Seated /Corporate Chair Massage Workshops

Tutor: Mary Sarah Eldridge

Workshop 1 – 23rd September 2017 – 10am-5pm

Back and neck focus 6 hours CPD

Cost £95 workshop 1 only

For workshop 1 and 2 combined £180 (total of 12 hours of CPD) early bird price if paid before March. Places are limited.

Workshop 2 – 21st October 2017 – 10am-5pm

Arms and shoulders

Location: St Thomas and Maurice Church Hall Lowther Street York

What will the course enable me to do?

Learn how to give a 10-30 minute seated massage, fully clothed treatment. This is ideal for the workplace in corporate massage using a professional chair or in other locations where a shorter treatment is required with the client fully dressed. You will achieve over 10 hours of CPD required annually by FHT and most other organisations of massage/complementary health.

You will learn:

  • Brief theory session and contraindications to recap

  • More detailed A&P muscles of the back and shoulders/scapula

  • Advanced skills of seated massage

  • More specific strokes over clothes including mobilisation of the shoulder and arm stretches.

  • Eastern & Western techniques including learning how to do an Oriental seated massage; Namikoshi massage

  • Work in pairs using a range of specific seated chairs and table top equipment for the office, home or your treatment room
  • Look at how you could do a whole treatment of 30 minutes or

  • 60 minutes using a seated chair or in a seated position with a

  • Client fully clothed- ideal for outdoor settings or in a treatment/salon/clinic setting.

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