Massage Basics - Upper body (back, arms, hands and scalp)

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Led by a qualified remedial massage therapist these hands-on courses will teach you the knowledge and practical skills required for giving a relaxing massage at home.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a practical hands-on massage course and you must be prepared to work in pairs or teams to massage and be massaged by other participants in the course. Limited clothing will need to be removed to facilitate this. Careful and appropriate draping with towels will be taught and adhered to at all times.

Course ID BRU1150
Price $145.00 (GST included)
Start date Saturday, 03 March 2018
Finish date Saturday, 03 March 2018
Sessions 1 session of 6 hours
Time 9.00am - 3.00pm
Tutor Emily Avery
Location CIT Bruce
Status Module is finished.


Please bring:
* 2 large beach towels, 2 bath towels, 1 hand towel and 2 pillows to the course.
* You will need to be in old loose comfortable clothing for the course, appropriate underwear, a bra (preferably not a sports crop top) for women. You may get massage oil on these clothes.

Please bring your own lunch, as canteen facilities will not be available on the weekend. The venue has a fridge/microwave and tea and coffee facilities available.

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"Emily was quite engaging and knowledgeable, the class as a whole was fun" Josephine
"Instructor was clear in guidance and easy going." Steve
"Emily was very engaging and knowledgeable" Brody
"Very pleasurable and practical. Wish I'd done it years ago!" Trish
"Emily was good material and related well to participants." Mark
"Emily really made the course, great communicator and fun!" Gary

About your tutor:
Emily Avery trained at the Canberra Institute of Technology, obtaining an Advanced Diploma in Applied Science - Remedial Massage. She has over15 years clinical experience in the treatment and management of soft tissue injuries, muscular imbalances and chronic pain states, working alongside Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists, Pilates Practitioners, Personal Trainers, as well as various sporting organisations. Emily runs her own remedial massage clinic in Canberra.

Location: CIT Bruce

Address: 35 Vowels Crescent, Bruce

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  • Jamison ACT 2614
  • Canberra, Australia

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  • J Block, Room J013
  • Vowels Crescent
  • Canberra Institute of Technology
  • Bruce Campus
  • Haydon Drive, Bruce ACT 2617
  • Canberra, Australia

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