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Super Saturday Adult Taster - Introduction to Simple Back Massage

Subject Area
Hair, Beauty & Holistic Therapies
Start Date
July 2022
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
1 day

Students will both give and receive a back, neck and shoulder massage during the training event using a selection of massage mediums provided by College. They will also learn of basic anatomy relating to the back, neck and shoulders.

Overview

Students will both give and receive a back, neck and shoulder massage during the training event using a selection of massage mediums provided by College. You will also learn of basic anatomy relating to the back, neck and shoulders.

Modules include:

    • Basic anatomy of the back
    • Simple massage movements that can aid relaxation and help with tension across the back and shoulders
    • Contra-indications to massage
    • The benefits of massage
    • Aftercare advice

Who is this course aimed at?

This course will interest those who wish to learn how to perform a simple back massage for relaxation purposes. You might use such skills to provide massage to friends or family.

Facilities

York College have 2 large fully equipped hairdressing salons, an inviting commercial salon reception, 3 media make-up workshops and 2 beauty therapy salons.

Cost

£10.

All materials included.

Date & time

Event: Saturday 2nd July 2022, 9.30am-3.30pm.

Course: 9.30am-3.00pm

Reasons to choose this course

York College have 2 large fully equipped hairdressing salons, an inviting commercial salon reception, 3 media make-up workshops and 2 beauty therapy salons. Adult learners will have access to professional products and equipment (including Loreal and Eve Taylor) and will also have the opportunity to join in any with any daytime extracurricular activities should they wish to do so. This could include competition work and additional product training.

Skills you will develop

As well as improving your massage technique and knowledge, you will also learn communication techniques, interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as a team.

Course progression

This course would allow you to progress to the Body Massage Level 3 course.

We offer a range of adult learning courses for those interested in the hair and beauty industry, including barbering, hairdressing and beauty therapy. Visit the Hair, Beauty & Holistic Therapies page to find out more.

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