Hot Stones Massage Treatment

Hot stone massage is a speciality massage where the therapist uses smooth, heated stones in order to massage and relax the body. This type of massage has become increasingly popular with clients over recent years, as it’s known to be deeply relaxing. This course will teach you the essential skills and techniques that you need to know to offer a professional Hot Stone Massage, Hot Stone Massage is a deeply relaxing treatment that effectively releases stress and tension in the body. The heat of the basalt stones encourages the muscles to release quicker than traditional massage and is particularly beneficial for muscular aches and pains, insomnia, back pain, stress, tension and depression. In addition, the effectiveness of this wonderful therapy reduces the strain to your hands.

This GTi Hot Stone Massage course follows the National Occupational Standards

Upon completion of the online theory modules, you will receive a PDF manual which you can refer back to. Seven of the modules and examinations are completed online with full online support available.

You will also be assessed at a one-day assessment, you will have the opportunity to practice the routine on friends and family before being assessed by an experienced tutor at a time to suit you. On completion of the course, successful students will receive a GTi certificate which is acceptable for insurance purposes with The Guild of Beauty Therapists.

Course Contents

  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Health & Safety / Sterilisation
  • Preparation of Treatment
  • Client Consultation
  • Contra-Indications
  • Contra-Actions
  • Introduction
  • History Hot Stones
  • Massage Techniques
  • Hot Stones Treatment/Technique
  • The Skin
  • Aftercare
  • GDPR
  • Social Media
  • Insurance
  • Pricing and Product Range
  • Wholesalers

Course Entry Points

Recognised Swedish Massage Qualification
Online materials are downloaded and theory module assessments completed online at Guild GTi website, you must pass all assessments before being able to participate with the course practical.

Course Duration

1 Day
10am – 5pm
(1x Model Required)

Course Cost

£199 including VAT
£25 including VAT (GTI student membership for 3 months)

Requirements

  • We ask our students to arrive no later than 9.45am to ensure prompt start, this day includes theory/practical.
  • Students will require a model to work on please ensure you can provide one on the day of your course.
  • Minimal jewellery should be worn
  • All student will be required to wear salon clothing
  • Comfortable shoes must be worn
  • Socks or tights must be worn
  • All training equipment and products will be provided.
  • The use of mobile phones is prohibited during training unless prior authorisation has been given.
  • Please note we have a terms and condition policy (available on request)
  • Please note that a £100 non-refundable & non-transferable deposit is required to hold your place.

Finance Available on all courses

Award

  • The GTi Hot Stones Massage Award is accredited by the Guild of Beauty Professional Therapists, the UK’s leading professional beauty trade body.
  • CPD Points 26