Pregnancy brings with it a variety of side effects, and nearly all pregnant women can expect to experience at least a little stiffness and muscular tension during their pregnancy as their uterus expands to accommodate their growing baby. Fortunately, there is a simple and effective way to not only treat some of the side effects of pregnancy, but also leave the mum-to-be feeling great.
Massage therapy during pregnancy can often relieve many of the common side effects of pregnancy, whether you suffer from backaches, headaches, oedema or other pregnancy related problems This workshop aims to give you the skills, knowledge and proficiency to practice Pregnancy Massage safely and effectively and add this to your complementary therapy treatment menu.
This one day course is suitable for Massage Therapists who have already completed and achieved a recognised Full Body Massage and Anatomy & Physiology qualification.
You will receive comprehensive guidance notes and information to take home with you, as well as continued support from our tutors following your successfully passing your practical assessment at the end of the workshop.
All items required for the Pregnancy Massage workshop will be provided on the day.
Course structure covers:
● What is Pregnancy Massage?
● Benefits of Pregnancy Massage
● Trimester Information
● Anatomy & Physiology
● Effects of Pregnancy on Body Systems
● Hormones and their effects
● Exercise and Stretching in Pregnancy
● Contraindications to Pregnancy Massage
● Some Pregnancy Ailments
● The Massage Treatment
● Consultation/Client Release Form
Course length: 1 Day
Accreditation: 7 CPDs