Swedish Massage Diploma
Swedish massage is a popular type of massage around the world. that involves the use of hands, forearms or elbows to manipulate the superficial layers of the muscles to improve mental and physical health. Swedish massage is designed specifically to enhance circulation and blood flow to the large muscle groups and there are numerous physical and mental benefits associated with the use of Swedish massage.
If you want to learn Swedish massage and add a new therapy to advance your existing skills then this is the course for you! This is a comprehensive massage course leading to a recognised qualification enabling you to work as a professional therapist. Your exam is included in the course and on successful completion your diploma will be issued free of charge.
Swedish massage is effective because of its technique - consisting of gentle, kneading massage that moves from shallow to deep areas of the body and stimulating circulation. This can be especially helpful for people who are exposed to stress daily. Swedish massage will noticeably loosen muscles, alleviate pain, and increase circulation - all significant benefits for anyone. You don’t however have to be living a stressful life to enjoy the benefits of Swedish massage. One of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body. Swedish massage is exceptionally beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, improving circulation and flexibility while easing tension.
During this course you will learn:
Part one of this course covers the history of massage, background, general benefits, contra indications, and the equipment and products that are needed. In addition, pre treatment procedures are dealt with and we discuss two methods of covering a client prior to and during a treatment.
Part two of this course briefly covers anatomy and physiology of the human body and its body systems as they relate to Swedish massage treatments. This part will also introduce anatomical terms that are commonly used by therapists.
Part three the Swedish massage movements are explained and how to utilize them in a treatment. We look at a description of general all purpose Swedish massage of each part of the body. In addition, there is a routine for a full body relaxation Swedish massage with full descriptions of sequences for each part of the body that can be adapted for any client that you may encounter.
All SLS courses are accredited internationally. We are a recognized course provider with the IPHM in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, US and the UK and World Wide. The School of Life Studies are also accredited course providers with the IICT
NB: Your diploma will be sent to your email address on successful completion of the exam which is included in your course material and sent to you via PDF which you may print off at home within 7 days of request.