Can the use of hot and cold massage stones prolong your career asks provider of massage courses in London?

massage course LondonIf you’re a successful massage therapist you will know more than most the impact of giving regular massages has on your body. Even if you’re not a therapist you will be familiar with wear and tear and repetitive strain injury.

As a leading provider of massage courses in London we are all too aware of the problems sore hands and wrists can cause a professional therapist. If you cause too much damage it could result in anything from reducing the amount of sessions you are giving to even ending your career.

At Richdales Institute we care about our students and the health of massage therapists in general and want to stress the importance of looking after your body, in particular your hands, wrists and arms which are your tools.

Protect your body, protect your career

We run a number of massage courses that teach you to look after yourself as a therapist. It is a common theme in our courses and it is an important message to take on board.

If you are a busy practitioner treating more than 10 clients per week, you have around 3 years as a practitioner before you start noticing aches and pains. You must be surely thinking that this isn’t a very long time for a career.

It is very important that you protect your body and your career. One of the massage courses in London we teach is the use of hot and cold stones. By using these tools in your work you are giving your body a chance to rest and recover which will ultimately reduce the wear and tear on your body and prolong your career.

Hot and Cold stone massage adds to your repertoire

They are the practical reasons why you should learn how to perform hot and cold stone massage on your clients. There are plenty more, first and foremost you will be adding a new skill and technique to your repertoire. This will allow you provide more services to your clients whilst at the same time keeping your routine fresh and interesting.

As well as this, the use of hot stones combines the benefits of geo-therapy and massage strokes, providing a somewhat deeper massage for the client. The use of cold stones, also known as cryotherapy, works on the principle of heat exchange and essentially cools down inflamed areas of the client’s body.

If you’re interested in taking our hot and cold stone massage course in London, take a closer look at the course and sign up today.