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This course utilizes a complementary blend of reflexology, acupressure and massage techniques that reduce tension and offer tremendous health benefits.
Exclusive to Gateway Workshops our hand, arm, leg and feet massage course helps to reduce stress whilst stimulating the body to cleanse itself of impurities and toxins. Furthermore it is soothing, refreshing and revitalizes energy levels.
This one day accredited diploma course is open to complete beginners or existing therapists, no previous massage experience required to attend.
No case studies are required - no written exams, certificate given on the day on completion of a successful practical assessment with your tutor.
Maximum of 6 in a class, keeping it small ensuring individual attention.
We have many venues and dates on offer in London and all around the UK including Ireland.
If you feel one day is not enough training, you are able to come back to repeat the course again free of charge. However due to small classes this is rare but available if required.
This course holds between 5 - 13 CPD points (all professional bodies are different please check with the one you are registered with for confirmation of points they award for one day courses)
Modern life now exposes us to every day wear and tear on muscles, tendons and ligaments. RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury) and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome are far more prevalent today due to repetitive movements and continuously using our hands and arms.
This wonderful massage offers restorative and beneficial techniques.
Helps to assist in reducing muscle fatigue, aches and pains whilst increasing joint mobility.
This course is not only popular with the complementary therapist but appeals to beauticians and Nail technicians who can add this therapy to their current treatments. In addition the course offers self help techniques enabling the therapist to utilize these for their own self care.
Korean Hand Therapy is practised in many eastern and oriental countries; gaining more popularity over the last 20 years. In Korean Hand Therapy the human body is mapped out on the hands, similar in concept to the reflexology map of the foot.
The numerous functions of the body can be stimulated by pressing on specific points on the hand. These can assist in reducing pain and assist with a host of health issues whilst balancing the body’s energy systems. There are 14 micro-meridians and 345 acupressure points in our hands which regulate the internal organs of the body.
Hands contain many thousand sensory nerve endings which makes them one of the most sensitive areas of the body. The Chinese developed the technique of acupressure thousands of years ago which provided the basis for reflex zones and the relative points and connections between different parts of the body.
It is well documented that the early Chinese, Japanese, Indians and Egyptians worked on the hands and feet to promote good health. Many of the long-established principles developed then are now available in modern practice.
It is an excellent therapy for those not wishing to offer a full body massage and it is wonderfully beneficial to offer to the elderly or to those whose mobility is impaired, for use in care and residential homes.
On this Hand, Arm, Leg and Feet Massage Course, you will also learn some therapeutic stretches and movements taken from Thai massage to aid total relaxation. Helps to assist in reducing muscle fatigue and aches and pains whilst increasing joint mobility.
This is a one day practitioner course. You do NOT need a certificate in Anatomy & Physiology (A & P) to attend. The governing bodies do not require either an A & P qualification or case histories for this course. Just satisfactory completion and receipt of your diploma for this course is all that is required to become a practitioner and you CAN still be covered for insurance.
We are passionate about ensuring you receive excellent training with professional and friendly tutors providing tuition in an easy to learn format to make sure your day is special.
98' to present date
© Gateway Workshops, students are not authorised to teach this course unless through Gateway. This is a therapist course only, information is copyright and to be used with their clients only and not taught to others.
This course is insurable and accredited by the professional bodies, CTHA, Embody, Guild of Holistic Therapists, BABTAC.
For more information, see Accreditation & Entry Requirements information tab above
Gateway accredited/recognised diploma
Insurable allowing you to gain insurance and use therapy with the general public and charge.
Specialising in small classes for individual attention
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For Existing FHT Members
The qualification gained from the following course will only be accepted for professional practice and insurance if the student holds the pre-requisites of A&P and an accredited body massage qualification level 3.
Please note to be able to join the FHT or CTHA/Embody their requirements for registration is a qualification in full body massage/ A & P level 3.
However if you wish to join a professional body and you do not have this training you can register with The Holistic and Beauty Guild who do not have any requirements for you to join. These details will be given to you on the day of your training, they offer a discount for therapy insurance for all Gateway students.
You are able to obtain their insurance cover without a certificate in massage so if you are a complete beginner they will accept you so you can use this therapy professionally and charge your clients.