Foundation Spa Course
This course lays a strong foundation to understanding the human anatomy, benefits of various body treatments and importance of client consultation and understanding client requirements. Therapists need to have strong understanding and grounding on these topics before they can enter the field for healing and spa treatments.
This course covers History of spa industry, Anatomy & Physiology, one of the basic massages, body scrubs/ wraps and also course in Aromatherapy. All these topics have to be completed to get the certification. which has to be completed to get the certification.
DURATION: 4 weeks
STARTS: Beginning of Every month
Week 1 : History of Spa Industry
Covers how the spa industry originated, various types of spas and working ethics.
Week 1 : Anatomy and Physiology
To give students a practical working knowledge of how the human body works in order to better understand the physical impact of typical massage and other spa treatments and their counter indications.
Topics covers will include overview of:
Week 1 : Art of Clients Communication
Introduces the therapists to the art of communication with clients, peers and employers. At the core of these sessions will be role plays wherein the importance of being a proactive and confident communicator is realised by the therapist.
All communication classes will be taken in English and topic will include:
- Personal development and hygiene
- Welcoming clients
- Understanding client requirements
- Communication during therapy
- Post treatment consultation and more…
Week 2 : Introduction to Massage Therapy : Swedish Massage
Internationally recognised and one of the fundamental massage therapy is best known for its relaxation and ease of muscle tension.Details
Week 3 : Aromatherapy and Art of Blending oils
Aromatherapy has proved to be highly successful in the alleviation and cure of many ailments. All therapist should have the fundamental working knowledge of essential oils, the art of blending oils,the benefits and contraindications.Details
Week 3 : Body Scrubs and Wraps
Body polish or scrubs are used to naturally exfoliate dead skin cells and reveal smooth and vibrant skin.
Body wraps are meant for purification and resolve many skin issues.Details
Week 4 : Indian Head Massage
The traditional Indian head massage is performed using Ayurvedic oils. The head massage is adapted to include hair steam also and restores health, vitality and shine besides provide stress relief.Details
Week 4 : Foot Reflexology
Reflexology is systematic manipulation of specific acupressure points at the feet which is deeply relaxing for the mind and body and also stimulates to restore balance to relieve tension and tightness.Details
DURATION: 3 Days / 21 hours
Aromatherapy has proved to be highly successful in the alleviation and cure of many ailments. Aromatherapy works in two ways – the widely accepted benefits of body massage and the inhalation of essential oils reduce stress and improve the general state of health and well-being. This is a comforting, reassuring and healing therapy. Aromatherapy is known not only to provide physical, spiritual, emotional and mental sense of harmony, but also know to resolve many skin problems and bring the extra glow and suppleness to the skin.
In this course, students will learn:
- History and Origins of Aromatherapy
- Science the techniques of extracting essential oils
- Introduction to 30 of the most well known essential oils
- Properties of essential oils and contraindications
- Carrier oils and diluting essential oils
- Art of blending essential oils for maximum benefit
- Safe essential oils to use in beauty and spa industry
DURATION: 5 Days / 35 hours
Swedish massage currently represents the western “standard” for massage therapy. Also commonly known as “Gentle therapeutic massage”, Swedish massage represents a general massage system that focuses on increasing circulation and promoting relaxation.
The Swedish massage approach classifies 5 types of types of basic strokes that are essential for any entry-level massage therapist:
- Effleurage : gliding
- Petri Sage : kneading
- Friction : rubbing
- Tapotement : pounding
- Vibration : shaking
Body Scrubs and Wraps
DURATION: 53 Days / 21 hours
Discover the beauty secrets of the east where using native ingredients for exfoliating dead skin cells to make the skin healthy, fresh, vibrant and smooth with traditional natural products.
Body scrubs are excellent way to exfoliate dead skin and keep skin looking young. The conditioning and hydrating benefits will leave your skin feeling so silky and smooth.
Ideally follows a body scrub; Body wraps are rich in minerals. Regular use allows the skin to absorb these minerals leaving the skin feeling healthy and supple.
Reflexology (Thai Foot Massage)
DURATION: 5 Days / 35 hours
This therapeutic treatment combines elements of Reflexology and Chinese Massage and works on the major energy lines that run through the body. Through manipulation of specific acupressure points the mind and body is stimulated to restore balance to relieve tension and tightness.
Thai foot massage helps reduce stiffness and improve flexibility, stimulating circulation to help increase immunity and aid detoxification. It can help boost general health and well-being, promoting deep relaxation, improving sleep and is extremely beneficial for stress relief.
DURATION: 5 Days / 35 hours
SIRO ABHYANGA : Head, Neck and Shoulder Massage : This traditional Indian head massage is Intensely relaxing and revitalizing. This massage uses Ayurvedic medicated hair oil for massage.
This massage nourishes hair, improve blood circulation and lymph flow in the head region, eases chronic head and neck problem, relieves insomnia, migraine, dry scalp and itching, and stimulates the sensory organs.