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The York College in-house Hot Stone Massage qualification provides learners with the knowledge of the principles and practices of Stone Therapy face and body massage as practiced in industry.

This one-day workshop will introduce you to the history of Stone Therapy as well as health, safety and hygiene, following industry guidelines.

You will learn about the benefits and techniques of Stone Therapy treatments using a variety of specialised stones, which will provide a totally new experience for yourself and your clients.

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifactions are required but a keen intrest in massage is desired. 

Dates and Times

We are hoping to run this course again soon. Please check back here for updated dates when they are released.

Course Content

  • Stone Therapy history
  • Health, safety and hygiene
  • Types of stones used
  • Stone placements
  • Benefits and effects of Stone Therapy massage
  • Contra-indications/contra-actions
  • Chakras
  • Stone Therapy application

Exams and Assessments

After introducing the stones used in treatments to gain familiarity, and following a practical demonstration by the tutor, therapists will practice in turn on other students to fully complete a Stone Therapy massage treatment.

Additional Information

Full uniform must be worn, including a full black shoe.

Course Fees 

The cost of this course is £65.

How to Apply

If you wish to study this course you do not need to fill out an application form, simply call our Admissions Team on (01904) 770397 or visit our friendly team of advisors in the InfoZone, located behind the main reception desk.

Contact Us

If you would like to enrol, you can do so via our Enrol Now page.

If you have any further questions about York College please email info@yorkcollege.ac.uk or call (01904) 770770.

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