Holistic Massage Diploma

Level 3 Accredited Holistic Massage Diploma

A 5 Day Intensive Holistic Massage Course that offers a combination of traditional & unique techniques; creating outstanding massage therapists!



2024 Dates TBC (Contact me if you would like a 1:1)


Mersea Island, Essex (Near Colchester)

This Level 3 Accredited Diploma in Holistic Body Massage training course is comprehensive in both practical & theory elements.
The course is open to anyone who wishes to gain an accredited diploma in massage, either for personal or business use. 
You will learn the benefits & techniques of body massage, understanding how to support your client through touch and ensuring you are working ethically and safely.
This course not only teaches you the basic techniques to be able to offer a full body massage; additional techniques are shared, giving you, as a practitioner a twist of uniqueness!
An Approved Level 3 Holistic Massage Diploma with Think Tree Hub Ltd

Course Fee Options

Payment Type5 Day Holistic Massage Course
Group Course Max 4 people Full Payment OR 50% Deposit Received within 14 days Balance Received 3 months prior to Course £1,199
Instalment Plan 6 * Equal Payments £240£1,440
1:1 Course Payment in Full or 50% deposit received within 14 days Balance to be received 3 months prior to course£1,899
Instalment Plan 6 * Equal Payments £350£2,100
If you require Anatomy & Physiology, Health & Safety and Business & Management, there will be an additional £250 as these modules are provided by an external governing body and are a legal requirement for your insurance.

Course Bookings

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I open up my home for participants to stay, making a donation towards the food. This enables a beautiful deepening of the sisterhood as we all stay together, in my family home.

The fee for 5 nights stay plus 3 meals per day at either mine or my parent’s home is £300.

There are quite a few lovely AirBnB’s, or you can search here for some B&B’s if you prefer to have your own space.


Practical Sessions will include:

  • Preparation for treatment
  • Full range of practical massage techniques and how to apply to each body area
  • Pulsing techniques
  • Rhythmic Massage techniques
  • Basic Reflexology techniques
  • Movement in massage
  • Introduction to energy work as a therapist
  • Posture & Movement of Therapist
  • Treatment Room
  • Client Consultations
Massage Techniques:
  • Effleurage
  • Kneading
  • Wringing
  • Picking up
  • Skin Rolling
  • Friction
  • Vibration
  • Tapotement.
  • Passive and active movements: Bending and stretching
  • Rebozo techniques – movement and wrapping
  • Pulsing techniques – movement & fluidity
  • Application to the Back
  • Application to the Arms
  • Application to the Legs
  • Application to the Head & Neck
  • Application to the Abdomen
  • Application to the Chest
  • Application to the Hands
  • Application to the Feet including basic reflexology techniques
  • Understanding Energy & Chakras
  • Grounding exercises
  • Connecting to your client
You will be guided through demonstrations of how to apply each massage technique to each body part, including additional techniques such as; pulsing, rebozo and stretching to enhance the massage experience.
For each demonstration, there will be the opportunity to give and receive treatments with guidance from your tutor.
You will be given protocol sheets to follow and refer to during your case studies and between each weekend to ensure you can practice and feel confident in your treatment.

Online Theory

You will have access to an easy to navigate online platform, where you will be able to complete each module before commencing the next.
Modules will be presented by a combination of videos, handouts, resources and short quizzes to help you learn the theory topics.
  • Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology
  • Business & Management
  • Health & Safety
  • Massage Techniques Explained
  • What is Holistic Massage?
  • Benefits of Massage
  • History of Massage
  • Self-Care for Massage therapists
  • Preparation: Therapist, Client & Treatment Room
  • Contraindications
  • Client consultations
  • After Care Advice
  • Mediums to use
  • Code of Ethics & Legal Obligations incl.GDPR
  • Boundaries

Course Assessment

Case Studies

You will be required to complete 18 case studies in total which will include consultation notes and reflective writing.
It is recommended that you allow approx 40- 45 hours to complete all 18 case studies and written work.
Written Assignment
You will be required to write an assessment between 700-1,000 words from a choice of 3 topics.
Practical Assessment
Once all the practical sessions, online theory, case studies and written assignment have been completed, you will attend an examination day to perform a 1.5 hour treatment including consultation.
On the final practical day, there will be a Mock-Exam where feedback will be given to help you prepare for the Practical Exam.
Your Final Exam will be approx. 3-4 months after your final Practical weekend.
Upon completion of all elements, you will be awarded a Level 3 Diploma in Holistic Massage.
Accredited with Think Tree Hub, whereby you can become a member and get insurance through them.