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Massage and Movement South Birmingham
Massage and Movement South Birmingham

Massage Training Courses

At Massage and Movement we provide a number of natural therapy realted traiing courses in conjuction with the Meridian Professional Training in Massage and Natural Therapies. If you wish, you can securely book your courses here, or if you prefer you can visit the Meridian website directly.





 
Indian Head Massage Certificate - level 3 FHT Accredited
Date : Saturday, 19th January 2019
Duration : 4 days 10am - 5.30pm
Tutor : Julie Linton
Description
This Indian Head Massage Diploma, accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT), is suitable for those with an existing qualification in level 3 Anatomy and Physiology, e.g. body massage, reflexology, and would like to enhance their skills. It is useful as a stand alone therapy or to incorporate techniques learnt, into existing treatment sessions.
With the Meridian approach some of the areas we will cover include; traditional Indian Head Massage techniques with Western adaptations, working over clothing, use of oils, revision of AP&P, consultation, contra indications and working with chakras. You will need to complete all homework and Indian Head Massage practice which includes 3 case studies. There is a final written and practical assessment.
After the first weekend of the diploma course the date for the following 2 teaching and assessment days will be arranged by mutual consent of the students and tutors. The costs for the Diploma in Indian Head Massage, cover additional teaching hours and assessment.
Cost
£ 295.00
Deposit £ 110.00
Venue : Meridian School, Shirley Centre, 274 Stratford Rd, Shirley,Birmingham. B90 3AD
 

 
Introduction to Indian Head Massage
Date : Sunday, 27th January 2019
Duration : 2 Day Weekday Workshop 10.00 am - 5.00pm
Tutor : Julie Linton
Description
If you would like to learn to share the experience of Indian Head Massage with family and friends, then this course is for you. We will look at working with this traditional form of massage for neck, head and face and include additions to work upper back and arms. No previous experience is needed to enjoy this fun and relaxing weekend.
Cost
£ 110.00
Deposit £ 40.00
Venue : Shirley Community Centre, 274 Stratford Road, Shirley, B90 3AD
 

 
Introduction To Holistic Massage 1 - A fun and creative weekend workshop - Solihull
Date : Saturday, 2nd March 2019
Duration : 2 Day weekend workshop
Tutor : Samantha Roberts
Description
We will learn simple foot, back, neck, shoulder, face massage and relaxation techniques; introduce chakras and stillness work. If you are wondering whether to study for the Diploma course and would like a taster of the Meridian's teaching approach; want to use massage at home, or just want a relaxing weekend, this might be for you! An informal 'feelgood' weekend. Previous massage experience not required.
What participants say: 'This course cannot easily be summed up with words. 'It was holistic in essense. It was emotional, spiritual and physical. It was so much more, it was an experience!! Great facilitation!!'
And: 'Coming together at peace, harmony, happiness. The confronting and loss of ungrounded fears and respect for others and myself.' And further: 'The Intro course has been amazing. I've learnt so much about massage, touch, communication and not least about myself. The time went so quickly and I'm quite sad it's over. I feel quite proud of myself and the other people on the course and am surprised at how much we achieved in such a short time. I feel much more comfortable with touch and touching and can't wait to do more!'
Cost
£ 100.00
Deposit £ 40.00
Venue : Meridian, Shirley Community Centre, 274 Stratford Road, Shirley, B90 3AD
 

 
First Aid Training
Date : Saturday, 30th March 2019
Duration : One Day
Tutor : Holo's First Aid Training Providers
Description
One day training of First Aid which covers basic life support, choking, bleeds, fractures, burns etc. Training is a combination of theory and practical activities delivered in a friendly and professional way. Once you have completed this training, you will feel confident is offering basic support to family, friends, colleagues and clients if the need arises.
Cost
£ 65.00
Venue : Meridian School, Shirley Centre, 274 Stratford Rd, Shirley,Birmingham. B90 3AD
 

 
Hot Stone Therapy - FHT Accredited
Date : Wednesday, 3rd July 2019
Duration : 3 days - 10.00am - 5.30pm
Tutor : Ros Cope
Description
If you would like to add a new treatment to offer your clients and attract new clients then this course is for you. Working with deep tissue massage, the stones can make this less stressful on your hands. Stone massage can also be used to enhance massage targeting relaxation and also in conjunction with remedial massage techniques.
Equipment will be available for you to use during the training weekend, although you will be expected to source your own for massage practice. While there is no theory exam, you are expected to carry out case studies following the weekend of training which will need to be sent to Ros for assessment to gain your certificate.
Cost
£ 240.00
Deposit £ 80.00
Venue : Shirley Community Centre, 274 Stratford Road, Shirley, B90 3AD
 

 
Myofascial Release – Part 1
Date : Saturday, 14th September 2019
Duration : Two Days
Tutor : Linda Currie
Description
This is a 2 day part 1 myofascial workshop presented by Linda Currie of MFRUK at Meridian School of Massage and Bodywork, Solihull Birmingham.
Pre-requisite, core education training qualification in a bodywork therapy including anatomy and physiology.
The participant will:

  • examine the development of fascia, its structural function and dysfunction and the examine the development of fascia, its structural function and dysfunction and the physiological effects of a variety of fascial release techniques physiological effects of a variety of fascial release techniques
  • learn observation and palpatory diagnostic skills
  • learn various fascial release application and specific techniques for the shoulders, neck, and learn various fascial release application and specific techniques for the shoulders, neck, extremities extremities
  • learn the fundamental fascial cross hand release, transverse planes, arm/leg pulls and active and passive soft tissue techniques
    To Book please visit



    https://www.myofascialrelease.co.uk/workshop-booking/myofascial-release-part-1-birmingham-14-15-september-2019/
Cost
£ 295.00
Deposit £ 0.00
Venue : Meridian School of Massage and Bodywork, Shirley Centre, Birmingham, B90 3AD
 
 
Myofascial Release workshops in Birmingham
Date : Saturday, 14th September 2019
Duration : 2 days
Tutor : TBA
Description
MFR UK had 2 successful workshops at Meridian in 2018 and we are back in Birmingham in 2019 with the following CPD workshops for massage and sports massage professionals.
The following workshops are available
Structural series part 1 - 14/15 September 2019 - hips and shoulders
Structural series part 2 - 16/17 September 2019 - pelvis and cranium - pre-requisite structural series part 1
View a video HERE and to Book Online, click HERE
Cost
£ 0.00
Deposit £ 0.00
Venue : Meridian School of Massage and Bodywork, Shirley Centre, Birmingham, B90 3AD
 
 
Myofascial Release – Part 2
Date : Monday, 16th September 2019
Duration : Two Days
Tutor : Linda Currie
Description
This is a 2 day part two workshop presented by Ruth Duncan at Merididan School of Massage and Bodywork Solihull, Birmingham.
Pre-requisite iMFT Part 1.
The participant will:

  • learn valuable assessment approaches for pelvic obliquity and leg length discrepancy
  • Learn soft tissue and myofascial pelvic balancing techniques to restore pelvic symmetry
  • learn myofascial release techniques to restore and maintain balance in the craniosacral system
  • learn valuable soft tissue and myofascial techniques for the erector spinae group, lower limb, neck and shoulders
  • learn the integration of specific muscle energy techniques with myofascial release techniques for the pelvic area
  • learn the importance of compression and decompression fascial release techniques


Each workshop is £295 but there is a special deal for purchasing 3 workshops, the 3rd workshop could be either the part 3 or the axial skeleton or myofascial unwinding or myofascial assessment and integration at any other venue, or later on in Birmingham if we get dates for 2019.
https://www.myofascialrelease.co.uk/workshop-booking/myofascial-release-part-2-birmingham-16-17-september-2019/
Cost
£ 295.00
Deposit £ 0.00
Venue : Meridian School of Massage and Bodywork, Shirley Centre, Birmingham, B90 3AD
 
 
Introduction to Holistic Massage 2 - Further Develop Massage Skills and Working towards Reducing Stress
Date : To be arranged
Duration : One Day weekend workshop
Tutor : Julie Linton
Description
Introduction to Massage 2
A follow on course from 'Introduction to Holistic Massage'
On this course, we will :
- Further explore and develop massage techniques
- Further develop good body use
- Introduce working with massage to support stress management
- Introduce the anatomy and physiology behind stress
So if you would like to expand on your skills developed on the Introduction to Holistic Massage weekend 1 as you continue to work with friends and family at home, or are a qualified practitioner who would like to revisit massage practice (3 CPD points), then this could be the day for you.
Cost
£ 55.00
Venue : Meridian School, Shirley Centre, 274 Stratford Rd, Shirley, Solihull. B90 3AD
 

 
Soft Tissue Release - CPD 3 points
Date : To be arranged
Duration : 10.00am - 5.30pm . One Day CPD
Tutor : Julie Linton, Joce Turner
Description
This one day CPD (3 points) workshop is specially for Massage and Body work Therapists, who have a minimum of a level 3 qualification in Massage Therapy and Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology.
The day will begin by looking at what is meant by Soft Tissue Release and the theory on how this method effects the bodies soft tissues. Very much a 'hands on day', by the end of this day you should be able to safely, effectively and appropriately apply and integrate Soft Tissue Release into your massage treatment sessions
(This CPD day may be taken as stand alone or booked together with the one day CPD on Muscle Energy Technique. Please mention when booking if you would like to book both as there is a discount of 10 pounds)
Cost
£ 80.00
Deposit £ 40.00
Venue : Meridian School, Shirley Centre, 274 Stratford Rd, Shirley,Birmingham. B90 3AD
 

 
Working with Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) - CPD 3 points
Date : To be arranged
Duration : 10.00am - 5.30pm . One Day CPD
Tutor : Julie Linton
Description
This one day CPD (3 points) workshop is specially for Massage and Body work Therapists, who have a minimum of a level 3 qualification in Massage Therapy and Anatomy Physiology and Pathology.
We begin this day by looking at the different 'types' of stretch and the theory of the physiology of stretching.
By the end of this teaching weekend you should feel competent in safe use of, and appropriate application of two MET methods, Post Isometrical Relaxation (PIR) and Reciprocal Inhibition. (RI)
This CPD day may be taken as stand alone or booked together with the one day CPD on Soft Tissue Release. Please mention when booking if you would like to book both as there is a discount of 10 pounds)
Cost
£ 80.00
Deposit £ 40.00
Venue : Meridian School, Shirley Centre, 274 Stratford Rd, Shirley,Birmingham. B90 3AD
 

 
Deep Tissue Massage - CPD
Date : To be arranged
Duration : One Day 10.00 am to 5.00pm
Tutor : Julie Linton
Description
This Workshop is for qualified massage and bodywork therapists that would like to revisit and further explore working soft tissues with depth. We will explore and review; the A&P of the muscular system, the benefits of Deep Tissue Massage, contra-indications to working with DTM, adapting your working body posture whilst working with depth and application of techniques.
Cost
£ 80.00
Deposit £ 40.00
Venue : Shirley Community Centre, 274 Stratford Road, Shirley, B90 3AD
 

 
Event Massage - Pre, Inter and Post Event Massage Therapy
Date : To be arranged
Duration : One Day 10.00 am - 5.30 pm
Tutor : Julie Linton, Joce Turner
Description
This work shop is ideal for qualified therapists that would like to further develop their skills, delivering massage at sporting events. We will look at; personal preparations and organisation prior to attending events, Health and Safety while on site, theory behind pre, inter and post event massage, delivery of pre, inter and post event massage, consideration of contraindications and safe practice.
Cost
£ 80.00
Venue : Meridian, Shirley Centre, 275 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull. B90 3AD
 

 
Neuromuscular Therapy; Working with Trigger Points - CPD
Date : To be arranged
Duration : One Day
Tutor : Julie Linton
Description
This 1 day CPD (3 points) workshop is specially for Massage and Body work Therapists, who have a minimum of a level 3 qualification in Massage Therapy and Anatomy Physiology and Pathology. We begin this day with a quick think review of the nervous system. We then go on to explore working with palpation to discovering trigger points, followed by a mindful approach to effective release.
By the end of this teaching weekend you should feel competent in working with trigger point therapy.
Cost
£ 85.00
Venue : Shirley Community Centre, 274 Stratford Road, Shirley, B90 3AD
 

There will be more training courses listed soon, so please visit this page regularly. 

 

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