Chinese Body Massage

Chinese Body Massage One Day Practitioner Diploma Course

Date: - Available most week days - email to book at date

Area: Bideford, EX39 (Free car park outside, Mobility access (disabled parking, mobility ramp, Lift)

Cost: £175 - Private lesson available £175 - One to One training available Model required

Male tutor teaching the class

Phone: 01643 703964


Entry requirements: None

A recognised and accredited College and training school by IICT. Their Diploma courses enable you to practice professionally and gain membership and insurance. You will receive a Practitioner certificate in Chinese Massage by the IICT, PBD, ABT & CMA

Learn the art of tui na (Chinese massage). This wonderful treatment uses a combination of acupressure, massage and working with the meridiens to assist in stimulating and unblocking the ‘life force energies’ to restore good health and harmony in the body

About Chinese Body Massage

Chinese Massage is beneficial to all body systems, both physical and psychological conditions. It works by the principal of re-balancing and unblocking the meridians by a combination of Tui Na massage techniques and acupressure.

Chinese Massage is a full-body massage including face using carrier oil and hands to promote suppleness of the muscles, improves circulation, however, it can be used for relaxation and it reduces stress.

Touch is soothing to both body and mind.

The Effects of Massage:

• It improves blood circulation which quickens the interchange of oxygen, nutrients, carbon dioxide and waste.
• It relieves muscular tension due to the removal of waste.
• It increases lymphatic circulation with aids the removal of toxins.
• It causes hyperaemia (the increase in blood) which temporarily increases heat in the area of treatment.
• It helps to soften fatty tissue deposits depending on the movements used.
• It softens and nourishes the skin, dependant on the massage products used.
• It improves the skins texture.
• The skin tone and elasticity is improved.
• It stimulates or soothes the sensory nerve endings, depending on the massage movements used.
• It is deeply relaxing and gives the client a feeling of well-being.
• It helps to prevent stress-related disorders.
• Relaxing slow massage may reduce high blood pressure.

Course Content

• Working Hygienically
• Health & Safety
• Insurance
• Professional Ethics
• About holistic therapies
• Consultation
• Case study guidance sheets
• Recommended Reading
• Massage – the effects and benefits of
• Preparation for treatment
• Contra-Indications
• After Care Advice
• Equipment & products
• The Routine
• Anatomy & Physiology incl, colour diagrams & study notes
• The history
• The benefits of the treatment
• And more …

2 case studies to be completed after practical training in order to receive a certificate with The CMA accreditation. Certificates will be posted out once case studies have been submitted. Student can go away with certificate at end of practical day, without completing case studies, but will be only accredited by Guild, Professional Beauty & ABT, not The CMA.


Course Benefits 

  • Fully Accredited Diploma level, enabling you to practice professionally. 
  • Courses are recognised and insurable.          
  • Home Study Pack - A detailed Course training workbook emailed to you before course, providing plenty of scope for both pre and post course study. Case studies may also be required to complete your training.
  • Practical demonstrations and teaching of the treatment are broken down into easy to learn sections.
  • You will give and receive a full treatment on the practical training day. (For one to one training, you may not be able to receive a treatment.)
  • Small class sizes & one to one training available
  • CPD Points (Continuing Professional Development Points) awarded on each course.
  • Tutors are experienced and passionate about what they do
  • Anatomy and physiology, relevant to the course, is covered in the training manual (including colourful diagrams)
  • Fun, friendly & informal training environment.
  • Included is your Diploma, comprehensive training manual, insurance details, Health & Safety and tea, coffee and water during the break (please bring your own lunch/snacks)
  • Couches, chairs, cushions and products required for the training are supplied unless stated otherwise. You will be required to bring towels for your own use. 

Do I need to bring anything?

  • The Training Manual
  • A packed lunch
  • A bottle of water
  • Jumper/Cardigan (after receiving treatment you may get cold)
  • Socks or slippers for comfort and hygiene purposes
  • Hair band for long hair
  • It is advisable not to wear jewellery to the practical training
  • You may wear uniform to the practical training, but it is not essential
  • Notepad and pen
  • Test answer paper (if not already submitted)
  • Your medical disclaimer form (if not already submitted)
  • 2 large towels and 2 hand towels

Resources required to complete the training


  • You will require all relevant equipment and products in order to practice your skills at home as well as completing your case studies. A list of recommended equipment and products are supplied within the training manual.
  • You will be required to bring 2 large towels and 2 hand towels but all other equipment and products are supplied during your practical training unless otherwise stated.
  • You will be required to print off your training manual and bring with you to the practical training. If you are unable to do this a printed copy can be posted to you for an additional £7 (A printed copy of the training manual is not included in the training price)
  • It is recommended that you purchase a text book, in addition to the training manual, for future reference from our recommended reading list supplied within our training manual.

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