Gentle Touch

Therapy Training College

Gentle Touch

Pregnancy Massage: 2-day, £275


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Two-Day Pregnancy Massage Diploma

During pregnancy the body changes faster than at any other time; it can be a wonderful time in a woman’s life but can bring its problems. It is a great time to have a massage and this can be hugely beneficial for the mum-to-be. However, every woman is different and every pregnancy is different so you must take this into account as her therapist. As soon as she knows she is pregnant you can start to help your client manage symptoms without taking drugs which can be harmful to baby. Massage can help manage symptoms and help your client stay drug free during pregnancy.

Course objectives:

  • History and benefits of massage
  • Benefits of Pregnancy Massage
  • Your working environment
  • Code of Practice for therapists
  • Insurance for therapists delivering Pregnancy Massage
  • Consultation process including contra-indications
  • Contra-actions and aftercare advice
  • Oils for massage
  • Massage movements
  • The Pregnancy Massage routine

This Pregnancy Massage Diploma is available as a two-day course for those students with no prior massage experience or a one-day course for those who are qualified massage therapists.

Please note – a Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology (or equivalent eg prior therapy training at Level 3, nursing or physio training) is required. We offer a home-study course in A&P can be studied at the same time as your Pregnancy Massage Diploma. You will need to have covered at least the first 4 units before you do the practical course. Your massage certificate is not issued until the A&P is completed.

CPD points – 22 (2 days)

Prices:  £275.  Please pay a deposit of £75 to book your course; the balance of £200 is payable to your tutor.      Anatomy & Physiology also available at the reduced price of £100.

Next course dates: Please see “Course dates” for Cudworth – or contact us if no date listed

A one-day course for qualified massage therapists is also available – see separate page for details

(This 2-day course is offered via our link with Amethyst Holistic Training – it is not a Gentle Touch course)