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Massage - Introduction to Post Work-Out Massage

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

This massage course will be delivered face-to-face from Broadstairs library. In it you will learn to perform techniques such as effleurage, kneading, rolling, myofascial release and lymphatic drainage, all of which contribute to the recovery process after an exercise session. Receiving a massage post workout has many benefits for people participating in regular exercise. The benefits of receiving a massage after exercise include preventing delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), decreasing pain and improving recovery.

By the end of the course you will know:
- The main muscle groups associated with common exercises
- The best massage techniques for post workout massage
- How to perform the main massage techniques for post workout massage
- A simple and effective post workout massage routine

How will I be taught?

All our tutors are professionally trained and keep up to date with their specialist subjects. Teaching methods will include lecture input, demonstration, discussion and time for questions and answers. Progress is monitored at all stages and special attention is paid to teaching the correct posture and pressure. Our complementary and beauty therapy courses are not intended as treatments, but as opportunities to learn. Our courses are open to both men and women, and where undressing is required, this is handled discreetly. 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 need.

What do I need to bring with me?

Students will need to bring;

• a small cushion for head
• a large bath towel or a sarong
• a hair band
• Notebook and pen

Short nails help to perform massage movements.
It will be necessary to remove earrings, chains and large rings. Please do not buy anything for the course.

What can I do next?

Other beauty/therapy courses within the Adult Education Programme.
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

This course is suitable for all, from beginners to those with a background in the industry. Students are expected to work on each other and should be prepared for this.

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/131471/N/PF.