15 Days CIBTAC Certificate in Body (Swedish) Massage + CIBTAC Endorsed Javanese Massage

Price: $2433.00

Upgrade to receive a CIBTAC qualification 

Schedule: Monday to Friday, 9.00 AM – 4.00 PM

Start date:  March 18th, 2024 | Exam date April 2024

Saturday and Sunday time to enjoy all the splendours Bali has to offer

“The Island of the Gods”  

Pre- requisite for all Bali BISA CIBTAC Endorsed Programs: CIBTAC Certificate in Body Massage

Price Includes:

  • Monitor & Maintain Health & Safety in the Spa/Salon
  • Provide Body Massage (Swedish)
  • Anatomy & Physiology Home study
  • Javanese Massage
  • Training Manuals
  • 60 minutes Javanese Massage Training Video.
  • 60 minutes Swedish Massage Training Video.
  • Clients for your practical sessions.
  • CIBTAC Endorsed Certificate for Javanese Massage.
  • CIBTAC Certificate for Certificate in Swedish Massage.

Who is this course for?

Given that no previous experience is necessary, this program is suitable for beginners who are interested in learning and mastering these massage techniques and gaining a foundational understanding of anatomy and physiology. If your goal is to pursue a career in Massage Therapy or simply want to acquire new skills for personal enrichment and well-being. This is a great starting point for you.

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In this CIBTAC Endorsed Javanese Massage Course students will learn the time-honored natural ingredients and bodywork methods passed down through generations.

The passage provides a fascinating historical perspective on the evolution of massage in Indonesia, particularly in Java and Bali. Here are some key points highlighted in the text:

  • Historical Roots: The practice of massage in Indonesia has deep historical roots, dating back to the eighth or ninth century. The Borobudur temple in Central Java depicts stone reliefs showcasing massage traditions.
  • Influences from India and China: Traditional Indonesian massage has been influenced by Indian and Chinese healing arts. Hinduism, introduced around 400 years BC, brought Indian medicine, including the use of scented oils for massage. Later, Chinese medicine, including acupuncture and reflexology, was introduced through traveling Buddhist monks.
  • Majapahit Kingdom Era: During the reign of the Majapahit Kingdom in Central Java, additional influences from China led to the incorporation of acupuncture and reflexology into Indonesian massage techniques. The archipelago’s diverse massage styles were further influenced by Arabian, Chinese, and Indian traders due to its position as the “Spice Islands.”
  • Development of Techniques: The Majapahit era saw the development of beauty treatments used in the Javanese royal palace, with massage evolving for relaxation, beauty, and healing purposes.
  • Migration to Bali: After the destruction of the Majapahit Kingdom in 1450 AD with the arrival of Islam, many people migrated to Bali, bringing their knowledge of healing, and resulting in similarities between Java and Bali in massage techniques.

Types of Massage in Indonesia:

  • Pijit: Commonly used for relaxation and toning, focusing on muscles with medium to strong kneading and repetitive squeezing movements.
  • Urut: Specialized for treating bone fractures and muscular injuries, involves deeper pressure, works on muscles and nerve paths, and requires a greater understanding of anatomy.
  • Urut Practitioner’s Skills: The Tukang Pijit Urut (Urut practitioner) needs extensive knowledge of anatomy, including bone structure, nerve pathways, and pressure points. Techniques involve the use of fingers, thumbs, palms, knuckles, and body weight to restore muscle tone, heal broken bones, and remove toxins.
  • Listening to the Body: Mastery of Javanese Massage techniques is emphasized, with the next step being the development of an intuitive ability to adapt treatments to suit the client’s individual needs.

Overall, the passage highlights the rich cultural and historical background of massage in Indonesia, showcasing how it has evolved and integrated various influences over the centuries.

Swedish Massage: is one of the most well-known and widely practiced forms of massage therapy. It was developed in the 19th century by a Swedish physiologist named Per Henrik Ling. The primary goal of Swedish Massage is to relax the entire body by applying pressure to muscles and joints through a series of long, gliding strokes, kneading, and friction techniques.

Key components of Swedish Massage include:

  • Effleurage: Long, sweeping strokes that help warm up the muscles and promote relaxation.
  • Petrissage: Kneading and squeezing of the muscles, which helps in releasing tension and improving circulation.
  • Friction: Circular or cross-fiber rubbing to create heat and increase blood flow to specific areas.
  • Tapotement: Rhythmic tapping, chopping, or pounding motions, often used to stimulate and invigorate the muscles.
  • Vibration or Shaking: Trembling movements that aim to loosen and relax muscles.

Swedish Massage is not only used for stress relief and relaxation but also for addressing specific muscle issues and promoting overall well-being. It’s a versatile form of massage that can be adjusted to suit various needs and preferences, making it a popular choice in spas, wellness centers, and therapeutic settings.

Anatomy and Physiology: Understanding the human body’s structure (anatomy) and how its parts function (physiology) is crucial for anyone involved in massage therapy. This knowledge helps in providing safe and effective massages.

Anatomy and Physiology in Massage Therapy: are foundational sciences that play a crucial role in the field of massage therapy. Here’s why they are essential:

Understanding the Body’s Structure (Anatomy):

  • Musculoskeletal System: Knowledge of muscles, bones, joints, and connective tissues is vital. Massage therapists need to know the location and function of different muscles to target specific areas effectively.
  • Nervous System: Understanding how nerves are distributed throughout the body helps therapists be mindful of sensitive areas and nerves during massage, ensuring safety and avoiding discomfort for the client.
  • Circulatory System: Knowledge of blood vessels and how blood circulates is essential for understanding the impact of massage on circulation and overall cardiovascular health.

Understanding How Body Parts Function (Physiology):

  • Muscle Function: Understanding how muscles contract, relax, and work together is crucial for providing effective massages and addressing muscle-related issues.
  • Nervous System Function: Knowing how the nervous system operates helps in tailoring massages to promote relaxation or stimulate specific responses.
  • Circulatory System Function: Awareness of how massage affects blood flow and lymphatic drainage is essential for promoting overall well-being.

Safety and Effectiveness:

  • Preventing Injury: A solid understanding of anatomy helps massage therapists avoid causing harm or injury to clients. They can navigate around vulnerable areas and adjust techniques based on individual anatomy.
  • Customizing Massages: Knowledge of physiology allows therapists to customize massages to address specific concerns or conditions, such as muscle tension, joint issues, or circulatory problems.

In summary, a strong foundation in Anatomy and Physiology is fundamental for massage therapists to provide safe, effective, and client-specific treatments. It enhances their ability to assess, plan, and execute massages that contribute to the overall health and well-being of their clients.

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