This extremely comprehensive diploma course will teach you everything that you need to know about building a successful hot stone massage business. This course takes you from complete beginner right through to becoming a competent and confident massage therapist. Starting with the very basics, with specific step-by-step details of massage and its benefits, anatomy and physiology, the benefits of a Hot Stone Massage, the different techniques that you can use, and including everything that you need to know about setting up your business and how to get your very first clients.
This course guides you through 7 comprehensive modules:
This course goes far beyond just giving you the techniques involved with hot stone massage (though this is covered in great detail also) but gives you a full knowledge about the subject.
The course starts with a brief introduction as to what is involved in a hot stone massage and what to expect from the course, and then moves into a fuller introduction module. This larger introduction gives you a good base to build your knowledge from, as it provides the answers to the ‘Whys’ of the subject, including the benefits, facts and theories about hot stone massage, along with a little history of its origins.
Module 2 goes into more depth about the different types of stones used and the ailments and conditions this type of massage can treat. This flows nicely into module 3 that goes further into explaining why you would want to give hot stone massage and why your clients will want the treatment, this also includes the benefits of setting up a business as a practicing masseur.
Module 4 talks about different types of stones and how they should be used (including the temperatures they should be heated to). The module gives you an incredible knowledge about the muscles of the body, along with outlining safety concerns, and, importantly, when not to give a hot stone massage.
A practical, hands-on module; module 5 guides you through how to provide a hot stone massage. This takes you from the basics, such as the equipment you’ll need, safety concerns to be aware of, and how to set up a treatment room, to how to heat stones and techniques and tips on how to actually give a massage. Additionally, there are a number of secret tricks of the trade included that will help you to become more proficient, quicker.
Once you have the basics down, module 6 helps to increase your skill level by guiding you through how to become a pro. This is not just about improving your techniques but how to create a better overall experience for your clients, how to market yourself, be better organised, what to charge, and how to grow your business.
Module 7 eases you towards the end of the Hot Stone Massage Diploma Course, by giving a brief summary of all the areas covered, so that you can confirm understanding or go over any parts that you may need more time on. This module also gives a guide on what to do next to begin your journey of running your own hot stone massage business.
The Hot Stone Massage Diploma Course is designed to take anyone students from beginner to business-owner. Likewise, existing business owners in the relaxation and holistic therapy industries could add hot stone massage to the treatments they offer upon completion of the course (and obtaining the necessary insurance).
The course can also be taken for those who wish to use the techniques learned within to treat their friends, family, and partners.
The Hot Stone Massage Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. The course comes with a course assessment in the form of quizzes, written questions and short essays, once you have completed your course assessment please email or post it back to us for marking, you will then receive your feedback and certificates.
This course is certified by the IANLPC (International Association of NLP & Coaching) and the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), both of which are internationally recognised organisations. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses. The IANLPC is a global support network for NLP Professionals and coaches, including the fields of Life Coaching, Hypnotherapy Business Coaching, Leadership, Nutritional, CBT, Personal Development and Holistic Therapy.
Our courses include comprehensive support, should you require any assistance. You can contact our friendly course advisers by telephone or by email.
All course delegates are welcome to attend our regular, ongoing learning and inspirational events. We also hold regular inspirational events in Manchester and London for all students studying any of our courses. The events are a great way to watch live demonstrations of different techniques, learn new skills, have a practice with other students and to meet your tutors. Once you've signed up for any of our courses you will receive details of our different monthly events via email. If you cannot attend our events you can watch a live streaming of the event on our tv channel.
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