Introductory Relaxing Massage Course

Interior yacht crew training course
Course Duration: 2 days
Training Centres
  • Harmonie Rock Therapy
2 days
Upcoming Classes

Discover how massage therapy can alleviate stress, promote relaxation, and facilitate healing through the gentle power of touch. This course equips you with the foundational techniques to perform therapeutic massage on family, friends, and potential clients, making it suitable for individuals interested in exploring a new skill or advancing to accredited Massage or Complementary therapy courses.

Course Overview: Immerse yourself in the fundamentals of therapeutic massage, harnessing the therapeutic properties of oils to enhance the experience. Gain insights into the profound benefits of touch therapy, laying a solid groundwork for further studies in accredited courses.

What You’ll Cover:

  • Delve into the rich history of massage and its evolution over time
  • Explore the diverse benefits and types of massage techniques
  • Learn about contra-indications and hygiene practices essential for safe massage therapy
  • Familiarise yourself with various massage oils and their skin-nourishing properties
  • Develop an understanding of basic anatomy and physiology relevant to massage practice
  • Master essential massage strokes, including effleurage, petrissage, percussion, and friction movements

Learning Objectives:

  • Expertly guide recipients into a comfortable position for their massage treatment.
  • Identify common contra-indications to massage therapy
  • Articulate the myriad benefits of massage for physical and mental well-being
  • Demonstrate proficiency in selecting and applying appropriate massage oils for various skin types
  • Perform a comprehensive and safe massage session targeting the back, shoulders, arms, legs, face, and neck

Course Level and Requirements: This introductory course caters to individuals with limited or no experience in massage therapy.

Teaching Methodology and Expectations: Students will engage in a dynamic learning environment comprising lectures, group discussions, and paired activities. They will collaborate with peers of diverse backgrounds and skill levels, with a strong emphasis on hands-on practice. Students will participate actively in massage exchanges, supplemented by a written assignment. To enhance learning outcomes, regular practice of massage techniques outside class sessions is encouraged.

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Duration: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm (with a 1-hour lunch break; meals not provided)

Assessment: Assessment primarily focuses on practical application, with students engaging in massage exchanges and hands-on activities. Additionally, a written assignment will be required, complemented by independent practice sessions to reinforce learning.

We provide this yacht training course in Harmonie Rock Therapy.

Duration details

8.30am - 5.30pm (1hr for lunch, meal not included)


The emphasis will be on the practical application. Students will be working with each other giving and receiving. There will be a written assignment, however it is advisable for students to practice massage between sessions.

  • I have a sufficient level of spoken and written English to understand the course content and to pass any verbal or written assessments.
Upcoming Classes
Start Date Location Price AVAILABILITY
23 September 2024 Harmonie Rock Therapy €550 Limited places
07 October 2024 Harmonie Rock Therapy €550 Limited places
21 October 2024 Harmonie Rock Therapy €550 Limited places
11 November 2024 Harmonie Rock Therapy €550 Limited places
02 December 2024 Harmonie Rock Therapy €550 Limited places