Below you will find a list of courses that will help you develop your skills as a Massage Therapist.
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CPD Courses with Osteopath & Author John Gibbons Bodymaster Method®
John Gibbons brings a host of discrete physical therapy disciplines together in his philosophy of Ultimate Bodymastery. John’s Bodymaster Method® approaches the body as a complex integrated unit, where one dysfunction may require more than one area of expertise.
If you’ve ever lost business by having to refer outside your specialism then there’s a John Gibbons Bodymaster course for you.
Your Continued Professional Development (CPD) doesn’t just have to be about box-ticking.
With John Gibbons Bodymaster Method courses you could really develop your understanding of the body, leading to greater success, happier customers and fewer referrals outside of your business.
Attend all 10 courses (below) and you will receive a Diploma that will entitle you to call yourself a Bodymaster Method ® Practitioner.
You will receive a 20% discount off the complete price of the ten individual courses by simply booking the Bodymaster Method Diploma.
You choose what courses you want to start with and there is no time limit to complete the Diploma. As a registered Bodymaster Method Practitioner you will be able to use the coveted ‘Dip BmP’ letters after your name and will receive a 50% discount on refresher courses. You’ll also be added to the Bodymaster Method Practitioners Directory.
1.Kinesiology taping for the Athlete
2.Spinal Manipulation & Mobilisation
3.Advanced Soft Tissue Techniques
4.Pelvis, SI Joint & Lumbar Spine Masterclass
5. Knee joint Masterclass
6. Hip & Groin Masterclass
7. Cervical Spine Masterclass
8. Shoulder Joint Masterclass
9. Muscle Energy Techniques (METs)
10. Neurological testing Masterclass
Please note: You have to attend all of the 10 individual Bodymaster Method courses and complete a home study workbook before the Diploma is awarded.
Non Diploma Courses:
1. Vital Glutes & Psoas Masterclass
2. Acupuncture Techniques for Sports Injuries
3. Acupuncture for Medical Conditions
1. Neurological Testing Masterclass:
7 hours CPD
27th February 2017; 22nd May 2017; 18th September 2017; 4th December 2017
2. Muscle Energy Techniques (MET’s) Masterclass:
7 hours CPD
25th January 2017; 21st March 2017; 25th May 2017; 11th July 2017; 14th September 2017; 13th November 2017
3. A Practical guide to Kinesiology Taping:
7 hours CPD
26th January 2017; 20th February 2017; 22nd March 2017; 18th April 2017; 23rd May 2017; 19th June 2017; 25th July 2017
4. Spinal Manipulation & Mobilisation techniques Master-Class:
7 hours CPD
6th February 2017; 13th March 2017; 17th April 2017; 15th May 2017; 26th June 2017; 24th July 2017; 11th September 2017
5. Advanced Soft Tissue techniques Master-Class:
14 hours CPD
22-23rd February 2017; 17-18th May 2017; 20-21st July 2017; 20-21st September 2017; 22-23rd November 2017
6. Pelvis, SI Joint & Lumbar Spine Master-Class:
28 hours CPD
9-12th March 2017; 22-25th June 2017; 7-10th September 2017; 7-10th November 2017
7. Shoulder Joint Master-Class:
7 hours CPD
8th February 2017; 12th April 2017; 8th June 2017; 1st August 2017; 28th September 2017; 30th November 2017
8. Cervical Spine Master-Class:
7 hours CPD
7th February 2017; 11th April 2017; 7th June 2017; 31st July 2017; 27th September 2017; 29th November 2017
9. Knee Joint Master-Class:
7 hours CPD
23rd January 2017; 23rd March 2017; 1st June 2017; 26th July 2017; 25th September 2017; 27th November 2017
10. Hip & Groin Master-Class:
7 hours CPD
24th January 2017; 24th March 2017; 2nd June 2017; 27th July 2017; 26th September 2017; 28th November 2017
11. Acupuncture for Sports Injuries – Level 1:
60 hours CPD
Course tutor: Bernard Nolan
16-19th March 2017; 15-18th June 2017; 14-17th September 2017; 14-17th December 2017
12. Vital Glutes & Psoas Master-Class:
7 hours CPD
28th January 2017; 28th February 2017; 19th April 2017; 31st May 2017; 12th July 2017; 4th September 2017; 17th October 2017
Academy of On Site Massage – Seated Acupressure Diploma and CPD post grad courses
Professional Seated Acupressure Diploma (City & Guilds, CThA accredited) & additional Post Grad courses. Our passion and commitment for the highest standards of training, experience and quality are unlimited.
Sheffield: Fr/Sa 16/17 Jan (L1) with Fr/Sa 30/31 Jan (L2)
London: Sa/Su 21/22 Feb (L1) with Sa/Su 14/15 Mar (L2)
Abingdon: Su/Mo 8/9 Mar (L1) with Su/Mo 29/30 Mar (L2)
T: 0118 927 2750
Sports and Clinical Massage Courses and Workshops
A full range of sports & clinical massage and soft tissue therapy workshops in Manchester, London and Plymouth. We also offer sports injury and sports therapy training.
Various dates available throughout the year.
Anatomy Trains UK
Learn from the people who wrote the books! Expand your understanding of myofascial connections through body and gain new skills directly from the experts. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from Tom Myers, Robert Schleip & Marjorie Brook in 2015.
Amanda Hermitage: Anatomy Courses on Cadavers and Dissections with Julian Baker
Hands-on experience, these workshops will change the way you view the body and enhance your understanding of anatomy.
Open only to therapists and body workers, including students.
Diploma in Sports & Remedial Massage (Level 5)
On this intensive 12-month Course you will:
- Revise and consolidate general massage techniques
- Learn advanced soft tissue techniques
- Analyse touch /connection /palpation
- Explore injury and recovery – analysis and treatment
- Discover the how to massage in non-clinical settings
- Investigate Posture and Core Stability
- Examine Flexibility/Stretching/Relaxation
- Gain knowledge of Nutrition & Sports Psychology
- And MORE.
Date: April 2015
Axiom Wax Academy: Discover the Art of Waxing
From bushy brows to hairy toes and everything in-between… Add a new revenue stream to your business with the UK’s most complete training programme for aspiring waxperts. Accredited, trusted and proven techniques for a successful hair removal career.
Dates: weekly, see website for class dates
Cost: from £250
Venue: London, Basingstoke, Wolverhampton & Manchester
T: 0845 680 2467
Offer something different to your clients. Work on marma points to offer a well being relaxing massage or become an ayurvedic massage expert. FHT Approved. London.
All 19th Jan and 30th March – see website for more information.
Diploma in Ayurvedic Massage: £800
Full Body Massage: £375
Body in Harmony Training: Develop Your Sensitivity – Develop Yourself
We teach light touch work, focusing on fascial and energetic release. Courses run around the country in:
- Fascial Unwinding and Energy Awareness
- ScarWork – healing of scars and adhesions
- Body Realignment – diploma course – positional release for physical and emotional trauma work
Develop your awareness… develop yourself
Tutor: Jan Trewartha, Principal, Body in Harmony Training and Director, British Fascia Symposium
Introductory Workshops, Professional Training Courses and CPD Workshops
BCMB offer a range of massage courses from introductory workshops, professional qualifications in holistic, remedial & sports, Indian head and Thai Massage, and a comprehensive range of CPD workshops for trained practitioners.
Monthly Introductory Workshops: Professional Training courses vary with main intakes in February and September each year.
A range of CPD workshop every month.
Bowen Training UK
Expert tuition from instructors accredited by the Bowen Academy of Australia, take you step by step (seven modules) through this gentle yet highly-effective therapy that taps into the body’s innate healing ability. Ideal for complementary and massage therapists, healthcare professionals who wish to develop their skills and grow their businesses.
For more information, current CPD courses, and to find an instructor in your area, please see website.
Courses for beginners Module 1
London: 7/8 February
Edinburgh: 7/8 March
Farnborough: 21/22 March
A soft tissue remedial therapy which is gentle on both practitioner and client while still being powerfully effective. Add Bowen to your existing practice, offering it as an alternative to new and existing clients. Training is rigorous but fun with an emphasi s on your practical skills. Download our prospectus one from the website. Join one of the many Part 1 courses on offer across the UK.
Contact us for course dates
Cameron Reid Osteopath
Highly practical and informative courses teaching Osteopathic Assessment and treatment skills taking your manual skills to a higher level, widening the scope of your work. Participant numbers are kept low to ensure one on one tuition.
Accredited by the FHT and the STO
Associate Diploma in Clinical Aromatherapy and Upgrades
Taught in small classes by a well –qualified, experienced teacher; comprehensive notes provided. Includes:
- Business Studies
- First Aid: case studies and assignments to be completed at home
- Modules paid for separately, learn at your own speed
- Upgrades take into consideration previous knowledge and are tailored for the individual student
- Accredited by IFPA and IAM
Pre requisite: Anatomy and Physiology required by Module five
Duration: Four modules of five days each: Module five includes examination day
Venue: Chalice College, St. John’s House, Manor lane, South Yorkshire S64 0NN
Dates: Ongoing -Please call for next available course dates
Provider: Chalice College – an IFPA accredited Penny Price
Associate Diploma in Clinical Short Courses and Diploma Courses in Natural Therapies
Add to your knowledge of natural therapies with a Short Course or Diploma Course from CNM (College of Naturopathic Medicine). Wide ranging choices include Nutrition, Weight Management, Herbs, Acupuncture, and many more. Colleges nationwide.
Start dates vary for Short Courses. Our flexible Diploma Courses run on a modular system, so you can start at various points during the year. Please enquire.
Prenatal Massage Training
Training with Comfy Spa Training Company enables you to specialise in pregnancy massage. Our Post Graduate course will teach you all the important do’s and don’ts along with practical skills of how to deliver a beautiful ritual spa treat for mum to be and baby bump. To qualify for training in this unique & beautiful course all you need is a certificate in A&P and massage. Free belly casting is included with this course.
Courses are run throughout the year.
1 Day Course with pre-course study: £160 + vat
A Personal Journey to a New Future…
We now run FHT Accredited CPD short courses, visit our web site to view the courses.
Enrol Now for 2015 Courses
Massage Diploma ITEC Level 3
Practitioner Reflexology Diploma ITEC Level 3
Aromatherapy Diploma ITEC Level 3
Sports & Remedial Massage BTEC Level 4 Diploma
The EMMETT Technique
The EMMETT Technique is a muscle release therapy that uses gentle finger pressure to create often instant changes to pain and restrictions. The EMM-Tech Short course is an 8 hour introductory course. The EMMETT Technique Practitioner course is longer and more suitable for health therapists and sports / exercise specialists.
EMMETT Technique Practitioner training begins:
20 & 21 Jan: Manchester; 22 & 23 Jan: Galway;
7 & 8 February: Glasgow; 25 & 26 February: Chesterfield;
25 & 26 February: Kirkcaldy; 14 & 15 March: Hexham;
18 & 19 March: Rugby; 14 & 15 April: Bristol;
11 & 12 June: Reading
EMM-Tech Short courses: Visit www.emmett-uk.com for date and location details.
The Rossiter System of Workouts – Fast Pain Relief for Structural Pain
Highly Practical, Dynamic and Powerful Bodywork Courses led by experienced Senior Instructor Sharon Mountford of Essential Bodyworks who is passionate about releasing restricted fascia and pain at its source. FHT and CMA accredited.
The Rossiter System of Workouts – Addressing Structural Pain and its source – The Connective Tissue System. Make a career for life and save your body. Dynamic and fun 2 day workshop
The Rossiter System Unit 1: 24/15th January 2015
Introduction to Iridology: 7th February 2015
The Rossiter System Unit 1: 21/22nd March 2015
The Rossiter System Unit 1: 11/12th July 2015
The Rossiter System Unit 1: 12/13th Sept2015
The Rossiter System Unit 1: 14/15th November 2015
Fertility Massage Therapy Course – 4 Days (FHT & CThA)
This Practical, Theory & Spiritual course will focus on women’s health and fertility. The course will awaken your feminine wisdom, whilst developing practical and theory skills to enhance your practice and assist clients on a fertility journey.
4-Day Courses held in London, Bristol, Scotland, Ireland and International. Please visit website for further details & to download the course prospectus.
FTT Beauty and Training Centre
Well established training centre since 2000, Warm and friendly environment based in Hertfordshire. Close to the M25 and M1. Accredited Diploma Courses and NVQ’s in Beauty and Holistic. Small groups (Max. 4) allowing more personal attention to the individuals. Courses are tailored to meet individual needs, suitable for beginners and qualified therapists.
Call office for full details on dates and times.
Gateway Workshops™ offering recognised one day diploma massage, beauty and also on-line complementary therapy qualifications.
Courses for all levels, CPD courses for therapists, courses for complete beginners looking to learn massage or beauty, gain a qualification or a total career change.
Recognised, affordable and insurable training allowing you to use these therapies professionally to gain an extra income, in a clinic or as a mobile therapist.
Please check our web site for all the courses we offer – regular monthly weekday and weekend options in London, UK and Ireland
Diploma Practitioner Training in Hawaiian Massage
Rosalie Samet is the UK’s leading Master Practitioner Trainer of the Hawaiian Massage UK Training Centre. Hawaiian Massage is a joyful fusion of Aloha love and ancient wisdom from Hawaii combining long flowing strokes of Lomi Lomi with the profound spiritual ceremony of Kahuna Bodywork. Also One Day Introductory Workshops available. Accredited by the APNT.
Spring Fast Track: Feb 12–15, Mar 12–15 and April 16–19
Easter Intensive: April 14–12 or 17
May Bank Holiday: May 23–30 or June 5
Progressive, Fast Track and Intensive Practitioner Trainings and Introductory Workshops. Accredited by FHT and CThA
1 Day Advanced Courses across the UK
A fast and very effective soft tissue release technique for all hands ontherapists including massage, sports therapists, physiotherapists, chiropractors and more- a huge hand saver!!
Private 1 to 1 coaching available in the Midlands for 2 hours and also 5 hour advance couching available.
“The most useful addition to my manual therapy skills since I qualified as an Osteopath!”
Sat 14 Feb: Birmingham;
Wed 25 Feb: Brentford FC (London)
Sun 22 Mar: Commando Temple (London);
Thurs 7 May: Birmingham
Fascial Movement Taping from ROCKTAPE UK
Fascial Movement Taping (Fmt) aims to teach you lots of taping techniques and the concepts on which they are based. This will equip you with the skills and understanding to effectively apply ROCKTAPE to virtually any problem within the musculoskeletal system.
Preston UCLan Seminar – Sat 17 Jan;
London BSO FMT 1&2 – 17 & 18 Jan;
Birmingham FMT 1&2 – 7 & 8 Feb;
Hove Seminar FMT 1&2 – 9 & 10 May;
London BSO FMT 1&2 – 14 & 15 Feb
IASTM – Instrument Assisted Therapy FAT Tool – Fascial Abrasion Technique
Advanced Soft Tissue Instrument Training
A combination of exclusive in-depth content, cutting-edge treatment concepts and advanced treatment strokes / techniques, plus a good balance of practical and theory makes this the premium Instrument Assisted course for anyone who wants to be the best possible.
Courses running quarterly throughout 2015
Next – Feb/March 2015, May/June, Aug/Sept, Nov/Dec
Certified Kinesio Taping Courses
Kinesio is a taping innovation cutting muscle injury recovery times and aiding lymphoedema reduction. Using a unique adhesive tape, alongside specialist applications, Kinesio provides muscle support, without affecting range of motion.
24th & 25th January: London – KT1-2
12th & 13th February: Blackpool – KT1-2
21st & 22nd February: Stafford – KT1-2
21st & 22nd March: Gillingham – KT1-2
21st & 22nd March: Manchester – KT1-2
Stone Therapy with LaStone UK
LaStone Therapy combines the wisdom of the past with the science of the present. We are the original Stone Therapy Educators . We do not just teach hot stone massage but the therapeutic application of alternating temperature with heated and cooled stones, and produce Geo-Thermal-Therapists.
Courses running between January and March
LaStone Original Body Modules 1 and 2
LaStone Stone Sole Reflexology 1 and 3 day courses
LaStone Deep Stone Modules 1 and 2
LaStone Geo-Thermal Auricular Therapy
See website for more details and dates. Find us on Facebook: LaStone Therapy
Advanced Chair Massage using Dynamic Angular Techniques
This workshop will be taught primarily through therapist hands-on participation and demonstrations. 10 CPD points will be awarded on successful completion of this two day course.
Date: 25/26th April 2015
Venue: Diorama Arts Studios London NW1
Human Anatomy Dissection Seminar
This seminar offers therapists and other allied professionals a unique educational experience that will influence the way you work. There is no substitute for dissection in your efforts to learn, appreciate and truly understand human anatomy. This seminar will provide you with a three dimensional view of the human form as we take a unique look inside the body to explore beneath the skin. A special focus on Myotensegrity, the one muscle hypothesis, will set the stage for a unique view of fascia as a major component in human movement. Participating in this short intense course will change so much of what you know about human movement.
University of Dundee, Scotland – July 2nd, 3rd and 4th ‘15 – 09:00-17:00
For more details: www.ntc.ie/dissection
Advanced CPD Course in Neuromuscular Therapy – Dublin – February ‘15
For more details: www.ntc.ie/advanced-cert-nmt
Advanced CPD Course in Neuromuscular Therapy – London – September ‘15
For more details: www.ntc.ie/massage-courses-london-uk
Trigger Point Needling Course – Dublin – March & April 2015
For more details: www.ntc.ie/trigger-point-needling-courses
Frequency Specific Microcurrent Course – Dublin – February & March 2015
For more details: www.ntc.ie/frequency-specific-microcurrent-training
Full details on all courses www.ntc.ie
Specialists in Hot Stone, Warm Bamboo & Bellabaci Cupping Massage Courses
LSCH is a Private ITEC Accredited college running FHT accredited CPD courses. Celebrating 10 years, LSCH offers the highest quality in massage & complementary therapy courses by partnering with gold standard equipment specialists, VULSINI & Bellabaci.
For course details see website.
School of Bodywork
- Professional training in the heart of the city
- Currently enrolling for Post Graduate courses in Exeter
- All diploma courses are APNT accredited
- One of the most highly regarded professional bodies – Est.1986 by Mario Paul Cassar
- Fantastic training with excellent results
- 75% of our Remedial Massage Diploma students gained distinction in their exams.
“That was a fantastic diploma course! There is an equal mix of theory and practical and it is well integrated to suit your individual learning needs. Right from the start you are hands on and the encouragement and support you receive from tutors and fellow students is second to none. I feel like I have joined a community that will help me on my new found path. I would not hesitate to recommend the school and this course.”
“Fantastic course, inspirational content & exemplary delivery.” Belinda Silcox
Remedial Massage Diploma: 12 days over 9 months £995
Sports Massage Diploma: 12 days over 8 months £995
Seated Acupressure Massage Diploma: 6 days £395
Indian Head Massage Diploma: 4 days over 6 weeks £295
Hands Free Techniques: Protect your body: 2 days £195
Myofascial Release Diploma: 9 days £995
Deep Tissue Massage: 2 days £195; Body Reading: 2 days £195
Energy worker Foundation: 2 days £195
Special Needs Massage: 1 day £95
Fantastic Range of individual CPD days : £95
Individual tuition offered £50 per hour with a tutor to suit your needs.
School of Natural Therapies – Become a Qualified Clinical Sport and Remedial Massage Therapist – BTEC Level 5
Now available in Brighton as well as London, our popular intensive ten month course is open to complete beginners without massage experience, as well as qualified therapists looking to expand their massage skills.
See website for course dates.
TEACH Therapy – Accredited CPD & New Skills
Learn a new therapy or advance your skills. We offer a wide range of accredited & affordable courses for beginners, massage therapists and reflexologists delivered in South East Wales, easily accessible from the South West, the Midlands and Wales.
Analysing Posture: 13th February 2015
Living Anatomy: 14th February 2015
Hands Free Massage: 7th & 8th February 2015
Freeing The Shoulders – 11th April 2015
Myofascial Release – 24th April 2015
On-Site (Seated Acupressure) Massage – 25th & 26th April 2015
Maintain Your Massage Career (Protect Your Hands) – 15th May 2015
Venue: Holiday Inn Express Newport, NP10 8BB
CPD accredited courses for Swedish,Sports and Neuro Muscular Therapists, Kinesiology practitioners, Chiropractors etc.
QINOpractic Medicine and is a hands-on method of treatment where knowledge, wisdom and philosophy from Chinese Medicine and Chiropractic comes together with techniques from Kinesiology, Osteopathy and a variety of soft tissue techniques, (like Swedish and Sports Massage) into an truly holistic treatment.
On our course you will learn WHY clients have pain or discomfort. Understand the “Why” and then the “How” and “What” makes perfect sense. But if you don’t know the “Why”, then you only treat the symptoms.
QINOpractic Medicine is about performance – Peak Performance. On all levels. If you want Peak performance, then you have to find and get rid of the cause for your client’s discomfort.
Choose not the educational pursuit, but the person you want to be…
QM, Module 1: Jan 15-18, 2015 NOW 35% discount
QM, Module 2; June 10-14, 2015 NOW 35% discount
VTCT accredited courses and CPD workshops
- We run VTCT courses in Sports, Holistic and Beauty therapy, plus CPD workshops.
- Classes are small, maximum 4, allowing more one to one time for students.
- VTCT accredited
Aromatherapy start date January 24th 2015
Reflexology start date January 17th 2015
Hot Stone I day accredited workshop February 1st
Advanced massage techniques march 1st 2015
Meditation 1 day workshop February 15th