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This course teaches the unique technique of Bamboo Massage.

It is a 1-day, post-graduate course for students who hold a Diploma in Anatomy & Physiology and a body therapy.

Bamboo Massage is a heat treatment that originates from China. Warmed, smooth bamboo sticks are used with deep pressure-point work and kneading and rolling techniques to release knots and soothe aching muscles. The heat increases circulation and improves lymphatic & toxin drainage. The result is the client experiences a warm, intensely relaxing full body treatment.

Training is now exclusively available in Ireland from Sangoma, teaching many hands-free techniques, reducing aching fingers and posture-related strain.

Course Content:

  • Introduction to meridian lines and the use of acupoints

  • Principals of heat therapy and the body response to the use of temperature.

  • Health & Safety & Hygiene considerations

  • Benefits and Contraindications

  • Bamboo stick use and specific massage/stick manipulation techniques for an effective treatment. (Note: excludes the face).

  • Demonstration and student practice of practical techniques

A short Therapy Evaluation Report and three short Evidence of Treatments are required to be submitted to complete the course and receive the Certificate – 3 clients to be treated once each.

Therapists are asked dress in comfortable clothes (flat shoes please!), to bring a notebook, pen and one small towel and three large towels.

(Details of suppliers of the bamboo sticks and products will be given during the training).

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Sangoma is an ITEC registered training college, owned by Nicola Ryan, that offers training in Aromatherapy, Skin & Eye Care, Sports Therapy, L4 Healthy Eating & Wellbeing for the Complementary Therapy Client, L4 Counselling Skills, Beauty Specialist, Nail Technology, Holistic Massage, Anatomy & Physiology.

Additional specialist post-graduate courses include Pregnancy Massage, Baby & Infant Massage, Elderly & Senior Massage, Bamboo Massage, Thai Herbal Compress Massage, Lava Shell Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Ear Candling and many more.

Sangoma Therapies & Training is situated in Athlone, in the midlands of Ireland and is a professional training centre specialising in therapeutic, complementary and beauty therapies. All Sangoma tutors have extensive teaching and practice experience in their field and are guided by Nicola Ryan’s specialist expertise gained from her 20-year career in therapy training and practice. Combined with small class sizes and low student-teacher ratios, students can be assured of the highest standard of education in the skills they need.

Sangoma works alongside The Haven Beauty training school, providing quality training in all aspects of Beauty Therapy. ...

Sangoma Therapies & Training
Unit 3, Nestor Complex, Co. Roscommon, Athlone, Ireland
086 871 4467
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