Introduction to Body Massage – Bath

Tutor: Michael Gibbons/Sophie Pritchard

Start date: Spring 2022

Course length: 1 day

Venue: Bath

Course Fees: £75 each or £140 for two people

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Do you want to learn some massage skills to use on your partner; friends or family?

We offer fun, informative and enjoyable one day workshops teaching easy to learn and easy to use massage techniques. Massage is a fantastic skill to have and this Introduction to Body Massage is a short and highly affordable course aimed at people who either:

  • Want to try a taster in body massage before committing to a longer, more intensive Diploma training.
  • Just want to practise on partners, friends and family and learn some useful skills to feel more confident when massaging.
  • Enjoy a relaxing day and meet new people.

The course runs over one day during which time you will learn a basic back, neck, shoulder, head, face and foot massage training.

You can come along as a single massage student or you may wish to book with a friend/partner.  You will learn the massage routine by practising on your fellow students, or if you and a friend book together you will learn by practising with them.  Therefore, you will be receiving a massage on the session yourself!

This day will teach you how to learn and develop your massage skills by working with classical massage techniques. You will learn how to formulate a routine to use.

The course will hopefully inspire your creative side and will be based on fun, relaxation, and developing your intuition.  Handouts will accompany the course. This course will be taught by one of the tutors of the college of Classical Massage,  and brings together a fusion of massage skills from varied styles, to be taught on this day.

If you would like to discuss details about the course before reserving a space, please telephone 01273 758424 or 07949 674524.


“I’ve just been on the introduction course today run by Sophie. I just wanted to say how wonderful it was.
Sophie was incredibly professional, knowledgeable and friendly. I have always thought about doing a course and I’m so glad I did. I feel like I have the skills to massage friends & family with confidence and a professional routine.” Jo Smart

“Thoroughly enjoyed the day. It was very handy learning to use the body to ease the strain on hands and back. This has made up my mind to join the course and change my career. Michael and Anna were brilliant teachers and made everyone feel at ease” Sarah Mitchell

“Very thorough and clearly guided.  Relaxing.  Feel like I’ve learnt a lot.  Thoroughly enjoyed it, thank you!”  Alice Walsh

“Great course, a lot of tips, very experienced tutor, relaxed atmosphere.  Course content covered a lot.”  Laurianne Gayler

“Very relaxing!  Felt like I learnt a lot.  Found the teaching easy to follow and Ben was so helpful showing all the movements and helping when struggling to do new movements.  All in all it was excellent.  Wouldn’t change anything”  Rachel Webb

“Excellent course. Michael’s instruction was clear, thorough and informative. The handouts will be very useful when applying the skills at home and am definitely interested in the DVD when released. Plus the group size was idea. Really good, fun group of people. Really enjoyed the course.”Paula

I had the most wonderful day and thanks to you I have decided to take this further and will be changing my career after I have had the baby!! Watch this space!! Thanks again.
Lisa, Uckfield

“I took the Introduction to Body Massage on January 29th. Michael immediately made me – and all the others in the room – feel welcome and relaxed. Lots of us on the course had come alone, unsure about what to expect, but we were soon paired up and engaged in massaging strangers’ backs! Modesty was, of course, preserved – Michael took care that nobody became embarrassed. I learnt a great deal on this one-day course. It was fun and informative, the atmosphere relaxed and friendly. I certainly recommend it.”
Barnaby, Hastings

“Very enjoyable.  Good pace.  Enthusiastic teacher.  Nice group dynamics.  Enjoyed the hand massage.  Good handouts.”
Rachel Cooper

“Clear, accepting and informative.  Sufficient and not too much.  Handouts were good.  I would recommend this course to anyone interested in developing massage skills.  Lovely course participants.
David, Brighton.

“Absolutely love it, thank you!  I need this in my life   It was taught in a relaxed, patient and fun way with appropriate balance of practising and being practised on.  The supportive materials will be very useful and Im glad they’re not too detailed.”
Susie Tate

“The teaching was very good, every aspect explained fully.  Lots of interaction with group.  Handout for the introduction was informative and clear without lots of jargon.  I enjoyed meeting the other members of the group, we got along very well”
Joseph Joyner

“I’ve already learned so much!  All very hands on – I found it so helpful to watch each technique demonstrated and then try it out.  I’ve had a great day – extremely informative and so much fun. Thank you!”
Beth Dabbs

Course Requirements

You will need to bring 2 bath sheets/ towels all other equipment is provided. You should bring soft shoes/slippers or can work in bare feet. You should be of good health and not suffering from any current medical conditions which would hinder your ability to give and receive a treatment.

Dates and Times

Spring 2022.  Please email us on [email protected] to express an interest.  You will then be notified once the next date is confirmed.

Times: 10am – 4pm

Course Fees and Booking

Cost £75 per person.  £140 for two people booking and paying together.

*Special Offer – if you book with your partner or a friend you SAVE £5 EACH!

*Another Special Offer! – if you then book and pay in full for the ITEC Diploma in Massage in the same calendar year, we give you a refund of £50 towards your full Diploma course fees!!

To book a place on the workshop, please contact us to confirm availability.

Payment can be made by bank transfer, cash or paypal.

To pay by bank transfer, the details are:

Account number: 40714701.  Sort code: 09 06 66.  Bank: Santander  Account name: College of Classical Massage Ltd.  Please reference the payment with your surname and send us an email to let us know you have made payment.  We will then send your receipt and course information.

To pay by cash, please contact us to arrange a convenient time.

Introduction to Body Massage

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