Introduction to Massage

Online Accredited Course

The Introduction to Massage is a distance learning accredited course designed to fit around your current lifestyle. It is perfect for complete beginners with an interest in massage but is also useful for therapists or health professionals wanting to learn some new techniques.

The course will give you an understanding of the importance of massage and will teach you some fantastic massage techniques in a fun and interactive way.

For further information about this course please read Course Details, Accreditation, Student feedback and FAQ.

Course Details

Distance Learning Accredited Course

Massage is a wonderful therapy that can be used anywhere by everyone. A few simple techniques are all that is needed to drain away the stresses and strains of daily life, leaving one feeling refreshed and re-energised.

This online course will provide you with the skills and techniques to provide a massage in both a sitting and lying down position. It is useful for both complete beginners or those wanting to gain more massage experience.

Benefits of massage:

- Soothes away stress and tension
- Promotes relaxation and re-energises the mind and body
- Improves upper body suppleness and flexibility
- Scalp stimulation increases blood circulation and promotes healthy hair
- Improves muscle tone
- Provides a sense of calmness, peace and tranquillity
- Releases anxiety, stress and mental stain
- Helps with depression
- Promotes the body’s own healing mechanisms

The introduction to massage online course covers:

- An introduction to massage
- The benefits of massage
- The effects of massage
- Setting up the environment for massage therapy
- Equipment needed
- Massage techniques
- Contraindications to massage
- Massage to the back, neck and shoulders
- Reflexology to the hands and feet
- Indian Head Massage
- Holistic Massage
- Video demonstrations!

How the Course Works

The Introduction to Massage course will allow you to study at your own pace in your own home. You can start it in your own time and keep going back to it whenever you want to practice or learn more!

Beth Holder, a leading health and well-being expert and Massage Therapist wrote the course with the student in mind. It is packed with useful tips and easy to follow routines.

You will receive a link to download all course material.

Course Material Includes:

  • Introduction to Massage Manual - Stage One 
  • Stage One Video Demonstration
  • Introduction to Massage Manual - Stage Two 
  • Stage Two Video Demonstration
  • Home Study Tips Booklet
  • Successful Business Guide

The course will be yours to start in your own time and remember if you have any questions your tutor can be contacted for help.

Course Cost

The Introduction to Massage Course Costs £150.



This course is for complete beginners and those wanting to gain more experience with an accredited online course. The course is accredited by the following professional body: The International Natural Healers Association.


Student Feedback

"This was an excellent introduction to massage, the video demonstrations really helped. I'm sure i'll be going back to those for a while!"
"Wanting to change career, this course was the perfect option for me to see if a career in massage really was for me. I loved using the techniques on friends and family and their feedback gave me the confidence to take the next step, I have now applied for further massage training. Thank you for for your time, guidance and patience with me"
"Amazing videos that really helped me understand what I was supposed to be doing, I will be signing up for more with you"
"Just what I was looking for, thank you! I really enjoyed learning with you"


Do I need any experience to enrol onto the course?

No, you don't need any experience, just the motivation to do it!

Do I need to have someone to practice on?

As they say, practice makes perfect! It will be useful to have someone to practice on but remember this is an online course so you can practice when a friend or colleague has time

Is the course accredited?

Yes, the course is accredited by: The International Natural Healers Association.