VTCT Level 3 Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage
You will be required to come back in for practical assessments
The use of hot and cold stones during a massage has gained in popularity and for a minimal outlay for the stones and a heater, will allow you to offer a range of treatments.
You will need to be qualified in Swedish Body Massage prior to undertaking this course.
As a student you will learn:
The history of the treatment
The composition of the different types of stones and how to clean and care for them
A whole body and face routine using massage techniques and the hot and cold stones including the placement stones, palm stones and toe stones
The benefits of the different types of massage mediums to differing skin types
How the mind and the body will benefit from the treatment and how to enhance the effects of the treatment by giving good aftercare advice
You will also need to cover the health and safety applicable to using this equipment in a salon and all of the relevant Anatomy and Physiology of the body.
You will need to complete home case studies and will need to set aside time for these and for home study.
You must have a certificate of completion of a recognised Swedish Body Massage Qualification from a UK awarding body and access to a portable couch at home for practise