Hot Stone Massage Course

Short Course Course Dates:

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

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Would you like to add hot stone massage therapy to the list of treatments you can provide to your clients?

This course is offered to beauty or massage therapists who would like to become qualified in the use of the hot stones. This extremely popular treatment is in high demand in beauty salons and spas all around the world. Having the skills to offer hot stone massage will enable you to obtain work in luxury spas and satisfy your clients with this relaxing and healing treatment.

Hot stone massage can become an extension of your current massage practice for healing and balancing, allowing a deeper level of pressure and relaxation. Using the heated rocks and their energy for massage, they allow for healing and soothing which will become a natural addition to your normal massage routine.

Hot stone massage works on the mind, body and soul while concentrating on the physiological and psychological effects, incorporating Swedish massage, reflexology, shiatsu techniques and balancing of the charka's of the body. Using specific placement of large stones to heal and sooth areas of the body helps to promote the feeling of balance and well being. Hot stone massage is known for relieving muscular aches, loosening stiff muscles, improving circulation and providing deep relaxation.

Design your massage to work on tight muscles, tension build up or to give a relaxing, soothing effect. Learn how to balance the 7 energy centres by using charka balancing.

Students may be required to source outside models throughout the duration of the course - models may be needed for consecutive weeks on occasion

The Course Covers:

  • Geology and history of the hot stone
  • Physiological aspects of hot stones
  • Benefits and effects
  • Contraindications
  • The use of hot and cold stones
  • Placement of the stones
  • Client consultation
  • Client care
  • Chakra balancing
  • Massage techniques
  • Developing your own unique hot stone treatments
  • Incorporating hot stones into other treatments
  • Cleaning and sterilising the stones and equipment
  • Health & safety
  • Practical and theory assessment

Hot stone therapy is also known as 'hawaiian lomi lomi' and 'lastone therapy'.

Pre-requisite Requirements

Student's must have successfully completed our Massage and Anatomy and Physiology modules. Students who have not completed these modules with us must have successfully completed the following units of competency (or equivilent) and must provide a certified copy of their transcript of results with their enrolment.

  • SIBBBOS401A: Perform body massage
  • SIBBCCS403A: Recognise body structures and systems in a beauty therapy context

Course Duration:

This course runs over 9 weeks on either Friday's (9am - 3.30pm) or Saturday's (9.30am - 4pm).

hot stone massage treatment

Next Course Start Date:

Short Course Course Dates:

Courses are subject to sufficient student numbers. Insufficient numbers will result in cancellation (10 days prior) and students will be notified by phone and email.

If the dates above are not suitable, you can always register interest and you will be notified of any new dates when they are added.

Course Fees

$1,120.00. A $200.00 minimum non-refundable deposit is required to enrol and secure a position in the course. The balance of the course fees is due on the course commencement date. (A 5 week direct-debit payment plan with integraPAY is available, information will be sent to students with their confirmation of enrolment).

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