Relax and Unwind-Good Health Naturally

Ref: C3671211

This course will introduce a range of massage and relaxation techniques, to be perform and modified while working on each other. A variety of essential oils and mediums will be used to help improve one's health and well-being and build on previous knowledge and understanding.

Additional information about this course

Access to this course is restricted to service users of the centre

Course aim

The course will aim to introduce basic relaxation techniques with the use of aromatherapy oils. You will also perform some basic massage techniques and recognise how to use aromatherapy to improve one's health and well-being.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • remain grounded while listening to relaxing music
  • perform at least 2 basic gentle exercises prior to hand and arm massage
  • carry out 2 or more basic massage techniques
  • perform one new techniques to upper back, head, neck and shoulders
  • demonstrate professional attitude when engaging with others

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • One to One with tutor Peer feedback

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • 2 small hand towels

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

Relax and Unwind-Good Health Naturally Course Outline

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This course is not available for online enrolment.

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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