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Massage - Introduction to Facial Massage

Day of week:
Broadstairs Library , Broadstairs
10:30 - 13:30
1 week

This course will be delivered face-to-face from Broadstairs library. In it you will learn how to deliver this traditional technique, performed on the face and used to help relieve stress and tension. No prior knowledge or experience is needed. This is a hands on course and students will work in pairs to give and receive facial massages whilst being directed and guided by the tutor.

By the end of the workshop students will be able to:
1) Perform a simple facial massage for use in the home on family and friends
2) Describe the benefits and contraindications of treatment

How will I be taught?

Your tutor will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstration, discussion, and question and answer sessions. The course is also hands on and students will perform the skills learnt on each other in a relaxed and informal atmosphere, where there will be opportunities to ask questions throughout. If you have a disability and think it may affect your learning in the classroom, or using any of our other services, please speak to us in confidence as soon as possible. We will discuss options with you and do our best to provide the support you would like. You will be given feedback throughout the day on how to improve techniques taught.

What do I need to bring with me?

Students will need to bring; A small cushion for their head, a towel to protect clothing and hair band if hair is long. You may also wish to bring a notebook and pen.

Short nails help to perform massage movements. It may be necessary to remove earrings, chains and large rings.

What can I do next?

Students may be interested in joining other short introductory courses available in other complementary therapies or accredited courses in anatomy and physiology, holistic massage, reflexology, aromatherapy and of course Indian Head Massage. Enrol early as places cannot be guaranteed. Please visit our website
During your course your tutor will offer guidance in relation to your personal progression route. Courses are designed to progress you to further study or into employment. In addition some of our courses support access to Further and Higher Education opportunities. KAE web site has information about these courses and developing your own business. Please speak with your tutor if you have an interest in self-employment or an interest in developing a career. We can also help you access the National Careers service.

What do I need to join the course

There are no pre requisites for this course. Anyone interested in complementary therapies or in learning these massage skills to use on family and friends are welcome. Students and therapists with some experience of other therapies who wish to learn new techniques may also find the course useful.

Getting to your course

Find us

Broadstairs Library
The Broadway
CT10 2BS

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code BRO/131473/N/PF.