15 Days CIBTAC Certificate in Body (Swedish) Massage + CIBTAC Endorsed Thai Massage with Herbal Packs

Price: $2453.00

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
  • Thai Massage with Herbal Pack
  • Training Manuals
  • 60 minutes Thai Massage with Herbal Pack Training Video.
  • 60 minutes Swedish Massage Training Video.
  • Clients for your practical sessions.
  • CIBTAC Endorsed Certificate for Thai Massage with Herbal Pack 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.

Contact us for more information

Read more about Thai Massage with Herbal Pack, Swedish Massage, and Anatomy & Physiology
Expand/Collapse this section

Thai Massage with Herbal Pack is a therapeutic and relaxing spa treatment that combines traditional Thai massage techniques with the application of herbal packs. This unique combination enhances the overall benefits of the massage, providing a holistic experience.

Here’s an overview of what you might expect from a Thai Massage with Herbal Pack:

  • Traditional Thai Massage: Thai massage is known for its use of acupressure and yoga-like stretching. It aims to release tension, improve flexibility, and balance energy flow in the body. Unlike some Western-style massages, Thai massage is typically performed with the client fully clothed in loose and comfortable attire.
  •  Herbal Packs: Often called herbal compresses or poultices, contain a blend of aromatic herbs, spices, and other natural ingredients. Common herbs used include lemongrass, ginger, turmeric, and kaffir lime.
  • The herbal packs are steamed or heated before use to release their therapeutic properties. During the Thai massage session, the therapist uses the herbal packs by pressing, rolling, or patting them gently on specific areas of the body. Herbal packs are often applied to joints and muscles to promote relaxation, soothe soreness, and enhance the massage experience.
  • Benefits: The combination of Thai massage techniques and the application of herbal packs helps in relaxing tense muscles. The aromatic herbs in the packs provide a pleasing scent, contributing to a sensory and calming experience. The warmth from the herbal packs may help improve joint mobility and flexibility. The overall effect is one of relaxation and stress relief.

The treatment often reflects Thailand’s holistic wellness philosophy, incorporating elements of traditional Thai medicine and healing practices. Thai massage, along with the herbal packs, aims to balance the body’s energy (Sen lines) according to Thai traditional medicine. After the massage, it is often recommended to drink water to stay hydrated, especially if the herbal packs induce sweating.

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.

SKU: CBE110-1 Category: