Kings Cross: 455 Caledonian Rd,
London N7 9BA
Harrow: 10 Bonnersfield Lane,
Harrow, Middx. HA1 2JR
Birmingham: Avebury House
55 Newhall Street
Birmingham B3 3RB
Tel: 020 7700 3777


LSM Facebook LSM Twitter LSM YouTube LSM LinkedIn LSM Instagram

"Massage Courses & Sports Massage Courses at the London School of Massage, the UK's most successful school for massage and body therapy training.  Massage courses and training in London and throughout the UK"

Some of the massage courses and training we offer include:



Advanced Therapeutic Massage Course

Advanced Therapeutic Massage Course

btec massage courses upgrade

Advanced Therapeutic Massage Course (CThA, Think Tree, CMA & IICT Accredited)

This massage course is open to all qualified massage therapists who hold a current qualification in Anatomy, Physiology & Massage.

It includes:

It is suitable for those wishing to expand their knowledge, further their skills and provide a wider range of services for their clients.

About this Advanced Therapeutic Massage Upgrade Course ...

This Advanced Therapeutic Massage course provides the firm foundation for the professional practice in massage therapy and forms the basis for study of advanced massage courses and massage therapies.

The ITEC Professional qualification is a well recognised standard which on completion, will allow the practitioner to obtain full professional insurance.

Completion of the massage course will leave therapists confident to carry out tailored treatments, not only for relaxation, but also to provide therapeutic massage for the relief of muscular pains and areas of tight knots and tension. It will introduce students to the concepts of Therapeutic Massage and the principles of deeper and effective massage techniques.

This massage course will also include the basis of postural observation and show students how to utilise this information to assist in forming a specific client treatment plan.

Our massage courses are taught by professional and successful practising massage therapists who are all trained above the taught level and who are passionate about the subject.  Each massage course lecturer will impart a wealth of information from their own massage practice as well as using accelerated training methods and NLP techniques to facilitate your learning of the subject.

What I will learn in this Advanced Therapeutic Massage Course ...

The course will cover the full Advanced Therapeutic Massage Diploma syllabus through formal lectures, practical classes and home assignments.

Prior knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology of body systems is expected, but all learners will be provided with notes to refresh these topics in their own time.

The Advacned Therapeutic Massage course will include:

Advanced Therapeutic Massage Course Theory & Practice

  • The principles of Holistic Therapeutic Body Massage, and guidance on how to develop a massage routine for each individual client.
  • Supervised hands on approach to teaching practical massage skills
  • Be able to treat common complaints effectively using "Effective Therapeutic Massage Techniques" such as:
    Low Back ache, Neck & Shoulder Pain, Headaches, Asthma, RSI, etc.
  • The proper application of Deep Tissue Massage techniques integrating use of body applicators such as:
    Heel of Hand, Forearms, Elbows, Fists and Knuckles
  • How to palpate body structures and what to feel for
  • Postural Observation and its importance for formulating a treatment
  • Surface anatomy of muscles
  • How to take the body massage further and be able to apply techniques beyond the routine to tailor them to an individual - make them "therapeutic".
  • How to resolve tightness and "knots" in tense muscles using soft tissue massage techniques

Prerequisites for joining this Advanced Therapeutic Massage Course ...

Entry onto this course requires previous study of Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology & Massage (level 3) or above.

The level of English required for overseas students is IELTS level 6-7 or equivalent.

The course will involve some computer work and students are requested to have access to a PC or laptop.

Advanced Therapeutic Massage Course Length ...

This course is studied over a period of 5 days and with an emphasis on the practical elements of the massage.

  • 5 Day Fast track Intensive Course


Advanced Therapeutic Massage Course Exams ...

What the Exams Consist for this Advanced Therapeutic Massage Course ...

  • In class assessment and examinations

Opportunities after Completing this Massage Course ...

Following successful completion of our massage courses, students have progressed to go on and:

  The CThA are the leading professional association representing sports, spa and complementary therapists in the UK and Ireland.  The CThA provide discounted insurance and professional recognition. Members get listed on the website. Members also receive professional help and advice from a team of experts.

think tree - advanced therapeutic massage ThinkTree is an international professional association for healthcare, wellness and wellbeing. It is established by experts from the world of education, medical profession, business, therapy including subject matter experts, governing bodies and councils. 

It aims to help establish and maintain high professional standards both for the UK and Internationally as well as provide professional international recognition for therapists and wellness practitioners for all therapy disciplines.


IICT (International Institute for Complementary Therapists) is a peak professional body for the natural health industry. Boasting the largest modality list in all the world, you can be sure that if you practice it, we cover it. Now with 6,000+ members world-wide, IICT is leading the way by providing our members with an international qualification for professional affiliation in the natural therapies industry.

The IICT offers a credible and cost effective alternative for all Complementary Therapists who wish to operate under a collective banner for the natural health industry. Whether you have gained your qualifications overseas or have completed short courses, all credible qualifications are considered for membership.



Our CThA, FHT, Think Tree and IICT Accredited qualifications are recognised by major insurance companies and practitioner insurance is available upon successful completion of this course.

Successful completion of this course will provide you with a certificate of  "Advanced Therapeutic Massage Therapist", and the knowledge and techniques needed to give a professional and safe treatment.



Inclusive Of: E-Coursework, Electronic Certificate

Eligibility: Open to anyone with a Level 3 QCF qualification in Massage

Maximum 12 per course.

18th July (Weekdays) Code: ATM 3.0

18 - 22nd Jul (5 days)

Total £625.00 (Discounted before 11/7/2022) £645.00 Thereafter

Kings Cross

9.30am - 5.00pm (Approx)


19th September (Weekdays)Code: ATM 4.0

19 - 23 Sept (5 days)

Total £625.00 (Discounted before 12/9/2022) £645.00 Thereafter

Kings Cross

9.30am - 5.00pm (Approx)


Home | About Us | Lecturers | Massage Courses VTCT (ITEC) Diploma | Advanced Therapeutic Massage Courses | VTCT (ITEC) Anatomy Home Study Courses | VTCT & ITEC Sports Massage Diploma Courses | Aromatherapy CoursesReflexology CoursesIndian Head Massage Courses | Deep Tissue Massage Courses | Trigger Point Massage Courses | Lymphatic Drainage Massage Courses | Hot Stone Massage Courses | On Site Chair Massage Courses | Baby Massage Courses | Pregnancy Massage Courses | Thai and Table Thai Massage Courses | Stretch Massage Therapy (SMT) Courses | Find / Contact Us | Terms & Conditions |Privacy Policy | Cookie Policy |