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Introduction to Relaxation Massage

Introduction to Relaxation Massage

Discover the power of touch. Learn all the basic strokes and sequences to give a full body massage to friends and family. You will also be introduced to principles of massage and important safety cautions. This course is a wonderful practical base for your further learning.

  • Effleurage/petrissage
  • Oils/waxes
  • Draping
  • Body dynamics
  • Setting up a table

Introduction to Relaxation Massage: 



Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch Campus  


Course Dates 

Weekend course dates are listed below for each campus.

Auckland Campus

  • Feb 1st/2nd
  • Mar 7th/8th
  • Apr 4th/5th
  • May 9th/10th
  • June 27th/28th
  • Aug 1st/2nd
  • Sept 19th/20th
  • Oct 17th/18th
  • Nov 28th/29th

Wellington Campus

  • Feb 1st/2nd
  • Feb 29th/March 1st
  • May 2nd/3rd
  • June 6th/7th
  • July 4th/5th
  • Aug 1st/2nd
  • Oct 3rd/4th
  • Nov 7th/8th

Christchurch Campus

  • 29th Feb & 1st March
  • 2 & 3rd May
  • 11th & 12th July
  • Aug 1st & 2nd
  • 19th & 20th September
  • 5th & 6th December 

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  • Classes are mixed gender, however partners/friends are encouraged to also enrol in the courses with you.

  • Applicants must be fit and healthy to give and receive massage from beginners.  Please be aware that medical information or clearance may be requested to ensure your safety while on the course and to ensure we have the facilities to support your learning.

  • NZCM has the best of intentions to run every course, however classes are run subject to minimum numbers paid in full.  If in the unlikely event, NZCM must cancel or postpone classes, students will be advised 3 days prior to the course date.  If arranging air travel and/or accommodation, please ensure travel insurance is obtained if the course is postponed/cancelled.

  • Only students who have paid in full prior to the course will be able to attend.  Your confirmation will only occur once fees ($195) are paid in full 4 days prior to the course date.  If you unable to attend class, a refund/deferral will only be possible 4 days out from the course date – this enables us to confirm the courses on time