Deep Tissue Massage is a technique that focuses on the deeper layers and aims to release tension in the body. Deep Tissue Massage can be especially helpful for individuals who prefer a lot of pressure used during a massage.
The purpose of Deep Tissue Massage is to “unstick” the glued fibres of a muscle while releasing the build-up of tension, eliminating toxins while relaxing and soothing the muscle itself. It is especially helpful for chronically tense and contracted areas such as stiff necks, low back tightness, and sore shoulders. The movements are slower and the pressure is deeper and concentrated on areas of tension and pain.
Deep Tissue Massage will noticeably loosen muscles, alleviate pain and increase mobility. It is both corrective and therapeutic.
This popular massage technique improves circulation, eases muscle ache and tension and improves flexibility. One of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body. It reduces stress both emotional and physical and is suggested in a regular programme for stress management. It goes beyond relaxation. Swedish massage is exceptionally beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, improving circulation and flexibility while easing tension. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart It helps with the elimination of toxins which aids in reducing cellulite.
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- Therapists Pre-requisites: GTI Professional Standards For Therapists
- Course Type: Theory & Practical
- Theory Hours: 16 Hours (This is completed at your own pace)
- Practical hours: 8 Hours
- Examination: Examination at Gateway Training College
- CPD Points: 32 Points
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- Duration 24 hours
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- Language English
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