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Thai Foot Massage

Thai massage is based on Ayurvedic medicine and yoga and has been handed down through the centuries. It is thought that it may have arrived in Thailand at the same time as Buddism. Thai massage is becoming increasingly popular in the West.

The massage is very beneficial for improving circulation, flexibility and muscle tome. It can perform a role in repairing damaged tissue, stiffness and soreness, such as arthritis which affect mobility. It also encourages lymphatic draining, detoxification of the body, boosting the immune system and helps prevent injury by ensuring that the joints are flexible and supple.

The Thai Foot Massage course incorporates a combination of acupressure, energy meridian work, plus elements of shiatsu and reflexology. You will learn the relevant anatomy and also the theory behind the movements.

Course content:

  • Hygiene, health and safety
  • History of massage
  • Benefits of massage
  • Contraindications to treatments
  • Consulatation procedures
  • Products and equipment
  • Relevant anatomy and physiology
  • Massage sequence
  • Client aftercare

Duration:
One Day

Entry requirements:
Interest in therapy

Diploma Accreditation:
Accredited by BABTAC, CMA, IPTI, GHT, GPBT

Continuous Professional Development:
This course has been awarded 11 CPD points