Hot stone Course - R750

Duration: 1 Day from 9h00 – 14h00

Model required: Day 1 from 10h00

Course description: Hot Stone massage therapy combines the benefits of hydrotherapy and the use of heat applications with the strokes of massage using Stones to create a deep, relaxing and healing treatment. The heat of the massage stones warms the skin, which allows for the absorption of moisturizing and therapeutic oils, while simultaneously preparing the musculature of the body so the massage therapist can work into the deeper muscle layers. In this course we will teach you basic massage techniques incorporated in the stone treatment. We cover the history of Basalt Massage and explain contra-indications.

In this course you will learn the following:
  • Introduction and welcoming
  • Unpacking and checking of kit
  • General information
  • Anatomy of the body and muscles
  • Client record card
  • Health risks, issues and precautions
  • Sanitation, disinfecting and sterilizing
  • The work environment
  • Personal appearance and hygiene
  • Skin conditions
  • What is Hot stone
  • Points to remember
  • Contra-indications
  • Benefits of Hot stone massage
  • Health conditions treated with Hot stone massage
  • Shapes of the stones
  • General Hot stone massage routine

Kit content: No kit included. Student's own responsibility to purchase hot stone kit with grapeseed oil.

After completion of training, all Learners are required to successfully complete Theory and Practical exams on the date given to them.