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Holistic Massage

Massage Training Institute

Training for Professional Qualification with MTI tutors: Kit Adam and Hilary Halls

This course leads to the Massage Training Institute Diploma in Holistic Massage, Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology and is run at Inner Space. The training leading to the above diploma provides a professional practitioner training for men and women who wish to become massage therapists.

Part 1. - Introduction to Massage

On this weekend you will learn a simple full body massage and it is therefore a complete course in itself making it suitable for anyone interested in learning basic massage skills. It is also an introduction to the professional training and provides an opportunity to decide if this training is appropriate for you.

These courses usually run in April, July and September. For dates, times and fees please see the What’s On pages.

Download an application form here.

Part 2. - Professional Training

This consists of 10 weekend modules starting in July and provides a full professional training leading to the Massage Training Institute Diploma in Holistic Massage, Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology. The course is usually on the second weekend of each month from October – July.

For dates, times and fees please see the What’s On pages.

The Syllabus includes:

  • Full body massage, which students will practise on each other within the class and on clients within the clinic.
  • Anatomy, physiology and pathology including contraindications for massage.
  • Body use, relaxation and self awareness through meditation, movement and practical work.
  • Inter personal skills and client care.
  • Development of sensitivity, empathy and respect within the therapeutic relationship.
  • Awareness of the human energy field.
  • Physical, mental and emotional effects of massage.
  • Appropriate conditions, environment and equipment for massage.
  • Quality and style of massage.
  • Conducting a treatment session including case discussions, planning treatments, reviewing etc.
  • Professional, legal, ethical issues and business planning.
  • Underpinning knowledge e.g. history of massage, first aid, exercise, diet and nutrition, health and social care.

The MTI Diploma in Holistic Massage, Anatomy physiology and pathology will be awarded to students who:

  1. Attend all sessions (Students will be required to make up all hours missed at their own expense)
  2. Successfully complete the practical course including the internal course assessments to the satisfaction of the MTI registered tutor.
  3. Complete a journal of at least 40 hours of massage given and 10 hours of massage received outside the course hours.
  4. Attain a First Aid Certificate
  5. Complete all written assignments including a business plan.
  6. Pass the anatomy, physiology and pathology examination
  7. Pass the external practical assessment
  8. Pay all course fees, examination fees and course expenses.

Students must be over 18 years of age, have an adequate understanding of the English language and be capable of meeting the physical demands of massage.

Course accreditation:

MTI is a member of the General Council for Massage Therapy (GCMT). Through membership of the GCMT, MTI is actively involved in the process of setting accreditation standards in this country — as required by the government, and in line with developments in Europe.

The Massage Training Institute, PO Box 44603, London N16 0XQ
www.massagetraining.co.uk     Tel/Fax: 020 7254 7227      Email: massage@innerspacenorwich.co.uk
Tutors: Kit Adam MTI, Hilary Halls MTI

Download an application form in Word or PDF.