Introduction to Holistic Massage, 1-day course - new dates to follow.

OSM Teaching Room, Wootton & Dry Sandford Community

Our Introduction to Massage courses are proving to be hugely popular, and are great for:

  • deciding whether our full Diploma course is the right route for you
  • learning how to give an effective  simple back massage to friends and family
  • learning about massage techniques, as well and how and when it can be used 

Our last Introduction Course ran on Sunday 13th March 2022, 10am–4.30pm. The cost was £100.00 payable upon booking, and refunded if people then signed up for our full massage diploma course commencing September 2022. 

MAssage therapist demonstrating effleurage strokes on teh back of a client, who is laying face-down

What’s included

Tutors will:

  • demonstrate a variety of traditional and OSM’s massage techniques for the back, shoulders, and neck 

  • raise the awareness of touch

  • explain how giving massage can improve your mindfulness

  • teach you how to stand and use your body correctly

  • discuss the benefits of different base oils

  • explain why sometimes a massage should not be given or adapted 
  • ensure you understand good hygiene procedures to protect you and the person receiving a massge

You will be able to:

  • relax while receiving massage from other students or your partner

  • give a massage to your partner
  • purchase oils to take home with you
  • take home the provided course notes


Details about what to bring to attend will be sent to you with joining instructions, or can be available beforehand upon request.

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