GTi Body Massage
Accrediting Body: GTi | CPD Points: 39
Performing a Body Massage treatment is an opportunity for you to give your client a relaxing and enjoyable treatment designed to encourage a feeling of well being.
This course will teach you everything you need to know about offering a professional full body massage and includes a practical training session and assessment.
This GTi Body Massage course follows the National Occupational Standards and covers reception, consultation and ventilation. It also covers anatomy and physiology, contra-indications and contra-actions, skin conditions, preparing for treatment, massage techniques and a full body massage routine.
The GTi Body Massage course includes the GTi Professional Standards course, usually priced at £49, for all students who have not completed this course.
The GTi Body Massage Award is accredited by the Guild of Beauty Therapists, the UK’s leading professional beauty trade body.
The course is beautifully written and accompanied by images, video clips and a voice-over. Upon completion of the online theory modules, you will receive a PDF manual which you can refer back to. Twenty-one of the modules and examinations are completed online with full online support available.
You will also be assessed at a one-day assessment at Innersights practical training centre. You will have the opportunity to practice the routine on friends and family before being assessed by an experienced tutor at a time to suit you. On completion of the course, successful students will receive a GTi Body Massage certificate which is acceptable for insurance purposes with The Guild of Beauty Therapists.
If you are a salon, college, spa or hotel etc and require in-house training, please email us as we can organise a trainer to come to your location with 4 or more students.
- Introduction, Reception, Ventilation And Consultation
- The Cellular System
- The Muscular System
- Muscle Positions & Actions 1
- Muscle Positions & Actions 2
- The Skeletal System Bone Structure
- The Skeletal System Bone Position
- The Circulatory System
- The Lymphatic System
- The Nervous System & The Endocrine System
- The Respiratory System & The Digestive System
- The Skin View
- Contra-indications & Contra-actions
- Preparing For Treatment
- Massage Technique
- Perform Manual Massage – Front Of Leg
- Perform Manual Massage – Hand & Arm
- Perform Manual Massage – Neck, Shoulder, Chest, Head & Face
- Perform Manual Massage – Abdominal & Back Of Leg
- Perform Manual Massage – Back & Neck Part 1
- Perform Manual Massage – Back & Neck Part 2
- Treatment Adaptations & Aftercare
- Practical Module
After completing your theory course you have a one or two-day assessment at Innersights training centre. You will have the opportunity to practice the routine on friends and family before being assessed by our selves at a time to suit you.
Exam Registration Fee
Materials during teaching lessons.
Use of treatment room in the Yoga Ananda Center for case study
When your application is made they will ask you for this before you get your course material.
This will cover the Professional Standards course which is a course requirement for enrolling on practical any GTi courses and gives you a GTi Student Membership.
GTi Student Membership runs for a period of 3 months and does not include insurance.
After your course has been completed you may upgrade to full membership, for £75.00 instead of the normal £95.00, which includes insurance:
Any additional books. Suggested book reading: An introductory guide to Anatomy & Physiology, Louise Tucker and An introductory guide to massage, Louise Tucker
Massage couch for home practice