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


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"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

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Advanced Therapeutic Massage Course (IGCT, 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 Complementary Medical Association's (The CMA) primary aim is to promote ethical, responsible, professional complementary medicine to the public and the medical profession.

We believe that by promoting The CMA and it's Registered Members though the media we are able to help the public and doctors to realise that complementary and integrative medicine is - when delivered safely and ethically - a viable and highly desirable form of healthcare.

In addition, here at The CMA, we are totally dedicated to representing "the professional face of complementary medicine" and by promoting research, education and knowledge in the field, we will help to stimulate demand for the medicine of the 21st century and beyond.

The CMA is great news for professional practitioners, ethical colleges and patients who demand and expect excellence in every aspect of treatment.

IGCT_approved_massage_course The International Guild of Complementary Therapists is the world-renowned body promoting and setting the standard for Holistic and Complementary Therapists and Course Providers.

The IGCT logo serves as reassurance for anyone looking for a skilled complementary therapist or an accredited course in the various disciplines within the holistic sphere


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 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.

22nd April (Weekdays) COURSE FULLCode: ATM 1.0

22 - 26th April (5 days)

Total £595.00 (Discounted before 15/4/2024) £610.00 Thereafter

Kings Cross

9.30am - 5.00pm (Approx)


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