Massage for Beginners

In our increasingly fast-paced and stressful world, the demand for massage – which is also an art form in itself - is set to keep increasing.

This course is ideal starting point for anybody interested in massage or beauty therapy more widely – whether as a general skill or a career. Whether you want to give massages to friends and family or wish to test the sincerely waters of a career in beauty therapy, this course provides the perfect starting point.

The course uses written materials, images, videos and exercises.


  • Over 1.5 hours of video content (video massage demo for each body part)
  • Outlines the nature of massage
  • Benefits of health considerations of massage
  • Demonstrating a full body massage
  • Beginning-to-end process
  • Practical exercises
  • Aftercare advice template


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Section 1: Theory and Preparation


Unit 1.1 - Theory

A guide to understanding body treatments, contraindications and the benefits of massage


Unit 1.2 - Massage Preparation

A guide to massage movements, mediums and and tools, aromatherapy, offering a signature massage and setting the scene

Section 2: Demonstrations


Unit 2.1 - Head 

Demonstrations of head and face massages


Unit 2.2 - Torso

Demonstrations of neck, shoulder, chest stomach and back massages


Unit 2.3 - Arms and Legs

Demonstrations of arm and leg massages

Section 3: Exercises and Resources


Unit 3.1 - Exercises

Some short exercises to help you consolidate what you have learnt


Unit 3.2 - Resources

A downloadable aftercare advice template and contraindication record card to give clients


Pricing is for 12 months access.

*The AUD price shown above is an estimate. Actual charges are based on the current exchange rate from GBP



  • Required: none

Completion Time: 5 hours (average)

About the Author

Louise Teather

The beauty industry is expanding globally. Whether you are studying to become qualified, an independent beauty therapist or esthetician, hoping to be employed by a top spa, thinking about starting your own business, or just want to know how to give great massages to family, friends and loved ones, the Massage for Beginners course will give you a great grounding in this ancient art or prepare you for the next professional step. Written by Louise Teather, a beauty therapist based in London, the course offers refreshingly practical information for everyone from the keen amateur to business owner who is serious about the quality of their services.