Pregnancy Massage

Course Goals:

Pregnancy can be an exciting time in any women’s life! While a woman is pregnant her body undergoes numerous changes physically, mentally and emotionally. Massage is a wonderful way to help alleviate many of these discomforts, as well as promoting a sense of wellbeing.

Pregnancy massage has been found to help reduce stress, soothe nerves, ease mood swings and help with aches and pains and postural changes. Lymphatic drainage can help reduce swelling in the arms and legs.

Pregnancy massage is a wonderful answer to some of the unique challenges of pregnancy!

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Course Description:

During this course you will learn safe and effective pregnancy massage techniques allowing you to work confidently when massaging a pregnant woman. You will gain a deeper understanding of pregnancy, holistic pre-natal care and how to safely adapt you pregnancy massage techniques.

You will be taught specific positioning and massage techniques, as well as, contra-indications and precautions for each trimester. You will also learn beneficial strokes to aid specific common problems during pregnancy.

You will be learn two full sequences of pregnancy massage so that your client can get the maximum benefit of the massage.

Course Structure:

This is mainly a practical course and there will be a maximum of only 10 students on the Course.

On Completion:

This Course certifies for 7 hours of group learning.

Position a pregnant woman safely and comfortably to receive a massage.

Understand the different stages of pregnancy and how they affect the body physically, mentally and emotionally.

Adapt positioning and massage techniques throughout the pregnancy to suit your client’s needs.

Perform a full Pregnancy Massage side lying and seated.

Course Prerequisites:

You must be a qualified Massage therapist, Aromatherapist or Manual therapist (Level 3 or above) to attend this Course.

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