ITEC Diploma in Holistic Massage

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Name: Jenny Sheridan
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New St Mall, New St, Malahide, Co Dublin, Ireland

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This course includes 3 modules:- Holistic Massage, Anatomy & Physiology & Business & Ethics. Successful students will be awarded an ITEC in Holistic Massage which enables them to practice in Ireland, Europe and parts of the USA and Canada.

A hallmark of Essentials Holistic Centre courses are the small class sizes, which ensure that each student receives the individual attention they need.

Jenny Sheridan is the course tutor. She is an experienced teacher of Aromatherapy, Massage, Reflexology, Sports Massage and Anatomy & Physiology. She is a firm believer that the most effective learning takes place in a supportive environment and where active learning is encouraged. To this end she uses a variety of methods to facilitate learning including mind maps, educational card games, quizzes etc.

Jenny has taught students of various ages, nationalities and academic backgrounds. Her students results, without exception have been excellent

Holistic Massage

Massage is so much more than simply easing tense muscles. It benefits clients\\\' physical, mental, emotional and spiritual health and has the power to bring very positive changes in their lives. Understanding the mind/body/spirit connection is an important part of the course and practical healing techniques will be taught.

The Massage module will include: -
• Full body massage, neck and shoulder massage, and hands, feet, head and face massage.
• Contraindications to massage, history of massage, physical and psychological effects and benefits of massage, referral procedures, the holistic concept and an introduction to alternative therapies.
• Client care and consultation skills will be taught to a high standard to ensure an excellent treatment for all clients, instil confidence in the therapist, enhancing professional image thereby encouraging referrals and helping to build a successful business or career.
• An understanding of the energy field or aura, the chakra system & basic energy healing techniques

Anatomy & Physiology will cover all the systems of the body including the Skeletal, Muscular, Circulatory, Lymphatic, Neurological, Endocrine, Digestive, Respiratory and Urinary Systems and the Skin.

Business & Ethics will include practical, legal and financial aspects in setting up and running a business. Practical and proven business building methods will be taught to help students who wish to set up their own practice


The course is available for beginners as well as qualified therapists and the modules may be taken together or separately.

Times And Dates:

The course will commence on Wednesday 2nd October 2013, and continue until March 2014.

Holistic Massage will be held on Wednesday evenings from 7 pm to 10pm

Anatomy & Physiology will be held on Thursday evenings from 7 pm to 10 pm

Business and Professional Ethics will be held on one full Sunday from 10 am to 4pm

There will be no class during the last two week of October or during the Christmas period

Essentials Holistic Centre
New St Shopping Mall
Co Dublin

Exams & Qualifications

At the end of the course students will take theoretical exams in Holistic Massage, Anatomy & Physiology and Business & Ethics and a practical exam in Holistic Massage. 20 case studies (5 clients each to be massaged 4 times) must also be completed.

Successful students are qualified to practise in Ireland, Europe and parts of the USA and Canada

Course Fees

€1650 including course book, exam fees & DVD

A deposit of €240 will secure your place. The balance is payable in 6 monthly instalments of €240 due on the first Wednesday of each month

For students who already have an Anatomy & Physiology diploma the fee is €980, payable in 7 instalments of €140

There are subsidies available from some State bodies for unemployed students

Essentials Holistic Centre also offers discounts to unemployed students and those experiencing financial difficulty. This is determined on a case by case basis.


Pricing Information

Cost: EUR 1650 per course


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