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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.





 
First Aid Training
Date : Friday, 13th October 2017
Duration : One Day
Tutor : Anne Foley - Tranter Training Solutions
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
£ 55.00
Venue : Meridian School, Shirley Centre, 274 Stratford Rd, Shirley,Birmingham. B90 3AD
 

 
Hot Stone Therapy - FHT Accredited
Date : Saturday, 28th October 2017
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 and there will be a final practical exam.
Cost
£ 285.00
Deposit £ 150.00
Venue : Shirley Community Centre, 274 Stratford Road, Shirley, B90 3AD
 

 
Creating the Conditions CPD for Massage and Bodywork Therapists
Date : Sunday, 26th November 2017
Duration : One Day 10.00am - 4.00pm
Tutor : Julie Benham - visiting tutor
Description
A fun and relaxing day to learn mind-body self care, awareness skills and postural techniques to integrate into your practice and amplify your treatments. The conditions we create in a treatment session, encourage release and develop a deeper felt sense of space and movement with ease in our body and mind. These principles apply to both therapist and client.


Together we will; explore simple body movements and postures to release tension and holding habits. Practise breathing, mindfulness and focusing techniques. Practise restorative postural support and alignment using props to balance and release. Learn a useful self practice sequence to enhance treatments.
Cost
£ 80.00
Venue : Shirley Community Centre, 274 Stratford Road, Shirley, B90 3AD
 

 
Bamboo Massage Workshop
Date : Sunday, 17th December 2017
Duration : One Day 10.00 am - 5.30 pm
Tutor : Ros Cope
Description
One Day Continued Professional Development workshop open to qualified massage and bodywork therapists with a qualification in Massage, Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology to a minimum of level 3. You will learn how to use bamboo and integrate it into your existing massage treatments. A new skill that will add another dimension to your practice and gain you CPD hours at the same time. Delivered by a visiting tutor, equipment needed on the day to learn this new skill will be provided. (There is a £10 reduction on price if taken as part of the Hot Stones course)
Cost
£ 75.00
Venue : Shirley Community Centre, 274 Stratford Road, Shirley, B90 3AD
 

 
Introduction to Indian Head Massage - A Weekend Workshop
Date : Saturday, 10th February 2018
Duration : 2 Days, 10am - 4:30pm
Tutor : Julie Linton
Description
We will learn the techniques and sequence of Indian Head Massage over clothing, to share with friends and family. The weekend will also include some anatomy made easy and working with chakras. Previous massage experience is not required.
Cost
£ 110.00
Venue : Meridian School, Shirley Centre, 274 Stratford Rd, Shirley,Birmingham. B90 3AD
 

 
Indian Head Massage Diploma - level 3 FHT Accredited
Date : Saturday, 10th February 2018
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 Holistic Massage - a fun and educational weekend workshop in Birmingham
Date : Saturday, 10th February 2018
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 'feel good' weekend. Previous massage experience not required. What participants say: 'This course cannot easily be summed up with words. 'It was holistic in essence. 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 : Shirley Community Centre, 274 Stratford Rd, Solihull, B90 3AD
 

 
Introduction To Holistic Massage 1 - A fun and creative weekend workshop - Birmingham
Date : Saturday, 10th February 2018
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 : Shirley Community Centre, 274 Stratford Road, Shirley, B90 3AD
 

 
Working with Myofascia - an Introduction - 3 CPD Points
Date : Saturday, 17th February 2018
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.
On day 1 we will begin with revision of AP&P of the muscular system and then begin to look at working with methods known to support the release of myofascial tissue.
At the end of workshop with putting it all together.
Once you have completed this workshop, you should feel confident to work with your clients using the techniques that you have learnt. You will be able to identify and release areas of 'tight' or 'stuck' fascia using the methods demonstrated and experienced over the workshop.
Cost
£ 80.00
Venue : Meridian School, Shirley Centre, 274 Stratford Rd, Shirley,Birmingham. B90 3AD
 

 
Introduction to Holistic Massage 2 - Further Develop Massage Skills and Working towards Reducing Stress
Date : Saturday, 24th February 2018
Duration : 2 Day weekend workshop
Tutor : Julie Linton
Description
Introduction to Massage 3 ( Birmingham)
A follow on course from 'Introduction to Holistic Massage 2'
On this course, we will :
- Further explore and develop massage techniques, including recognising and working 'through' and 'with' the layers of soft tissue
- Further develop good body use
- Introduce working with massage to support stress management.
- Introduce the anatomy and physiology behind stress
- continue to explore working with subtle energies
So if you would like to expand on your skills developed on the Introduction to Holistic Massage weekends 1, to continue practice with friends and family at home, or are a qualified practitioner who would like to revisit massage practice (6 CPD points), then this could be for you.
Cost
£ 100.00
Venue : Meridian School, Shirley Centre, 274 Stratford Rd, Shirley,Birmingham. B90 3AD
 

 
Neuromuscular Therapy; Working with Trigger Points - CPD
Date : Saturday, 17th March 2018
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 by 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
£ 80.00
Venue : Shirley Community Centre, 274 Stratford Road, Shirley, B90 3AD
 

 
Inform Your Massage Treatments with Postural Assessment - CPD 3 points
Date : Saturday, 21st April 2018
Duration : 1 Day, 10am - 5:30pm
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.
During this day we will look at what is meant by 'posture' and factors that influence poor posture. We will learn a method of postural assessment which can be tied in with your initial consultation and/or final evaluation and assessment of a treatment session. (Please note this does not include gait analysis)
When you have practiced carrying out the assessment, we will work with your existing massage and body work techniques to address the musculoskeletal differences that are reflected in the postural assessement.
Cost
£ 80.00
Deposit £ 80.00
Venue : Meridian School, Shirley Centre, 274 Stratford Rd, Shirley,Birmingham. B90 3AD
 

 
Working with Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) - CPD 3 points
Date : Saturday, 26th May 2018
Duration : 10.00am - 5.30pm . One Day CPD
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 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
Venue : Meridian School, Shirley Centre, 274 Stratford Rd, Shirley,Birmingham. B90 3AD
 

 
Soft Tissue Release - CPD 3 points
Date : Sunday, 27th May 2018
Duration : 10.00am - 5.30pm . One Day CPD
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.
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
Venue : Meridian School, Shirley Centre, 274 Stratford Rd, Shirley,Birmingham. B90 3AD
 

 
Massage Refresher I CPD 6 points - Weekend Workshop
Date : To be arranged
Duration : 2 day weekend workshop
Tutor : Julie Linton
Description
Massage Refresher I ( Birmingham)
A course for Massage therapists who would like to refresh their skills, improve their body use and explore a holistic approach. Great for therapists who've been out of practice for a while. This course is also suitable for those who have attended our Introduction to Massage Workshop.
On this course, we:
- explore and develop massage techniques
- review and enhance personal body use
- develop understanding communication with touch
- revisit and refresh anatomy and physiology
- review working with subtle energies
-If you are a qualified practitioner who would like to revisit massage practice and improve your body use in a supportive and informal workshop (counts towards CPD), then this could be for you.
Cost
£ 140.00
Venue : Meridian School, Shirley Centre, 274 Stratford Rd, Shirley,Birmingham. B90 3AD
 

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

 

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