Pregnancy Massage

The pregnancy massage C.P.D will teach the therapist about the physical changes that accompany each trimester including postural adaptations. It will include contraindications to pregnancy massage and indications (benefits) for minor ailments such as back ache, fatigue, fluid retention, headaches and leg cramps.

The practical sessions will teach the therapist how to adapt their body, face and scalp massage to the pregnant client. This will include specific instruction on the location of supports in the side lying and semi-reclined positions. The techniques taught will target the muscles most affected by postural changes during pregnancy which will include work on piriformis, quadratus lumborum, tensor fascia lata and the balance between hamstrings and quadriceps. This is a very informative workshop which covers special considerations for the pregnant client and will equip the therapsit to treat pregnant clients with confidence, understanding and the utmost care.

Qualification

The award is issued by the Holistic College Dublin.

Pre-requisite

ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage including level 3 Anatomy & Physiology or equivalent

Cost of Course

€225

Recommended Books

  • The Concise Book of Muscles By Chris Jarmey

Examination

This award is based on five Case Studies and practical assessment, where students will work on an Instructor to accurately evaluate their practical skills.

Each Student Requires

  • 1 Pillow
  • 1 Pillow Case
  • 2 Towels

Times & Dates

Starting: Saturday 6th of May 2017

Completion Date: Saturday 20th of May 2017

Saturday &   10am – 5pm

2017
May
Saturday


6th, 20th
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