Our Deep Tissue Workshops will enhance and broaden your skills. Learn to integrate deep tissue massage into your practice, without injury to yourself, or our client.

Our Deep Tissue Workshops will give you the potential to increase your client base, develop your palpation skills and learn to feel different layers of muscle tissue and adhesions. Learn more about postural assessment and homecare advice for specific issues, to enable you to empower your clients and make SUSTAINED changes. Access which areas require more focused treatment and learn to treat them effectively. Efficient and effective warming techniques to relevant areas will enable you to access deeper restricted muscles and fascia; gaining you better results and therefore more word of mouth referrals.

You can take these workshops as individual CPD study days, or sign up to our Full Deep Tissue Certificate where you attend all days, scroll to bottom of page for more information and Early Bird Fee details.

We recommend that you attend our Generic Deep Tissue Day before any of the other days to give you a solid foundation and understanding of the techniques we use. If you are interested in our Remedial Massage Diploma qualification, all of these days are included please look HERE for more information.

What will the Deep Tissue Workshops cover?

  • Effective warming with forearm and fists.
  • Compression and stretching techniques to work deeply into the muscles and fascia.
  • Deep tissue massage techniques applied while safe-guarding vulnerable joints: fingers, thumbs and wrists.
  • Exploration of forearm, fist and elbow techniques.
  • Techniques for increasing the depth and pressure, plus experimenting with couch height to facilitate deep work.
  • Using alternative mediums in order to apply deeper pressure.
  • Developing palpation skills, to access different tissue layers.
  • Exploring who would benefit from and when to consider integrating deep tissue massage into your practice – indications and contraindications.
  • Body reading and Postural observations, relevant to each subject.
  • Homecare advice relevant to each subject, to empower clients to self-treat.

If you can answer YES to these questions, then these workshops are for you...

  • Do you want to increase your client base by offering deep tissue as well as Swedish/holistic massage?
  • Do you want to prevent overuse injuries (eg.) of thumbs/wrists?
  • Are you ready to improve your treatment outcomes for your clients?
  • Are you looking for a less strenuous way to apply effective deep tissue massage techniques?
  • Are you interested in further developing your qualifications and are considering Remedial/Sports courses?

Generic Deep Tissue Massage

  • Date:

    Tuesday 20th October 2020

  • Times:

    10am to 5:30pm

  • Learn all about the principles of Deep Tissue Massage Techniques and how to apply them before working on specific problem areas on the following Deep Tissue days. A fantastic foundation on which to build. Review your posture as a therapist to enable deep work without injury to self.

  • 6.5 CPD points awarded by APNT

Deep Tissue for Back

  • Date:

    Tuesday 17th November 2020

  • Times:

    10am to 5:30pm

  • “The main cause for work days lost was musculoskeletal conditions (neck and back pain), leading to 31 million days lost” NHS. Learn invaluable techniques to keep your patients healthy, active, mobile and pain free. Back-ache is the most common complaint we are presented with as therapists. Learn invaluable techniques, including mobilizations and muscle energy techniques for those awkward to shift back problems. Review relevant muscles, address common disorders and learn effective assessment procedures. Your patients will be overjoyed with the improved results. An essential addition to any therapists toolbox.

  • 6.5 CPD points awarded by APNT

Deep Tissue Techniques for Neck and Chest

  • Date:

    Tuesday 15th December 2020

  • Times:

    10am to 5:30pm

  • Invaluable techniques, for those ‘difficult to shift’ neck problems. Reduce pain and increase mobility. Review neck muscles, address common disorders such as whiplash, frozen shoulder, kyphosis. Discover how breathing restrictions may lead to anxiety. Learn to effectively treat and open the chest to reduce this vicious cycle. Thus improve the physical as well as emotional health of patients. Effectively treat the elusive scalenes and sternocleidomastoid! Learn to assess and re-asses neck mobility and witness increased ROM (range of movement). A must for all therapists.

  • 6.5 CPD points awarded by APNT

Deep Tissue Massage for Shoulder and Arm

  • Date:

    Tuesday 19th January 2021

  • Times:

    10am to 5:30pm

  • Explore the anatomy of the shoulder in greater depth. Discuss common disorders. Learn relevant assessments and techniques. Advanced techniques will include deep tissue massage and positional release. Explore side lying to effectively access the whole shoulder girdle and facilitate mobilisations. MET's and homecare advice included. Learn to treat frozen shoulder and repetitive strain injuries.Invaluable workshop to enhance your career. 

  • 6.5 CPD points awarded by APNT

Deep Tissue Massage for Hip and Leg

  • Date:

    Tuesday 23rd February 2021

  • Times:

    10am to 5:30pm

  • Our hips and legs have strong powerful muscles, learn to warm the more superficial Gluteal muscles, to facilitate effective access to the piriformis which lies deep to these. Get confident with side lying techniques, to effectively mobilise the hip and access the ITB. Witness the changes to the entire physiology of the leg when ITM is effectively released. Learn to observe and evaluate what needs treating. Acknowledge the importance of muscular balance. Review your muscles, learn to assess and treat common disorders including sciatica and piriformis syndrome. Gain a deeper understanding of how the leg muscles affect the lower back and posture. An invaluable day.

  • 6.5 CPD points awarded by APNT

Advanced Techniques: 2 days

  • Date:

    Tuesday 4th May 2021

  • Times:

    10am to 5:30pm each day

  • Advanced techniques to reduce pain and increase mobility whilst whilst protecting your body. Profoundly effective myofascial release techniques including sacro-lumbar disengagement, as well as incredibly effective Muscle Energy Techniques (MET's) for:

    • Adductors.
    • Hamstrings.
    • Quads.
    • Hip flexors.
    • Quadratus Lumborum

    Become familiar with stretch and advanced mobilisations. STR (soft tissue release) and NMT (neuro-muscular techniques). You will be amazed at the results you get with these varied and effective techniques.

  • 13 CPD points awarded by APNT

Full Deep Tissue Certificate

  • Generic:

    October 20th 2020

  • Back:

    November 17th 2020

  • Neck & Chest:

    December 15th 2020

  • Shoulder & Arm:

    January 19th 2021

  • Hip & Leg:

    February 23rd 2021

  • Deep Tissue Skills Integration Workshop:

    March 9th 2021

  • Advanced Massage Techniques:

    2 days April 20th & May 4th 2021

  • Time:

    10-5.30pm

  • Course Fee:

    £115 per one day course (each available to take individually)

    £230 Advanced Techniques (both days must be attended but this workshop can also be taken separately)

  • EARLY BIRD OFFER:

    Book all the above courses to make up the Deep Tissue Certificate for only £820 (saving £100) by 8th September 2020

  • Pre-requisite:

    Massage and Anatomy & Physiology Diploma (minimum Level 3)