Discover the powerful combination of storytelling with simple massage techniques on this FHT Accredited Day Course in BRISTOL. Open to everyone with an interest in sharing positive touch activities for enhancing the well-being of children and adults.
Date: Monday 20th November 2017
Time: 10.00 – 16.00 (please arrive in good time for a prompt start)
For a booking form, payment options and more details please contact Sandra and Mary: firstname.lastname@example.org
Venue: Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3QY.
Course Fee: £135
Open: to everyone with an interest in positive touch for children and adults. Suitable for therapists, teachers, parents, grandparents and anyone wishing to introduce the benefits of positive and respectful touch for the health and well-being of children and adults. You can find more information about the training day in Bristol on our FAQ page.
Facilitators: Mary Atkinson and Sandra Hooper are both experienced massage therapists with a wealth of experience in using positive touch activities in the home, school and wider community.
Course content: Ten simple massage strokes form the basis of our story massage training and book. You will learn these strokes and then we will work together to adapt familiar stories or even create some massage stories of your own to use in the home, school, or as part of your work. This will help build your confidence with using story massage in the way that most suits you. During the day there will be opportunities to ask questions and share ideas with others. It is fun and interactive, just like Story Massage.
Practicalities: You do not need to bring anything except a pen and paper.
Where can you use Story Massage?
- In nurseries, schools, special schools, afterschool clubs, youth groups
- For health and well-being centres and clubs
- In baby and infant massage or reflexology classes
- In hospices, hospitals and care homes (can be used for people with dementia)
- For children with special physical, emotional or educational needs
- With adoptive and foster parents
- In the family home
- In art, drama, music and yoga classes
- For teaching languages
“The course was everything I wanted and more! Your delivery was superb, encouraging us all in every way. It was so much more simple and effective than I had ever realised. You have developed a lovely healing experience to promote the well-being of children of all ages and levels of understanding, thank you for passing on your ideas and skills.” Caroline Prudames, Holistic Therapist
“We love Story Massage! It is very rare to find an activity, which can engage all learners no matter what their needs, age or disabilities. Mary and Sandra are very experienced and knowledgeable and have produced a clear and easy to follow programme. It offers flexibility to develop your own stories and make it unique to your setting.” Lisa Lawrence, Sensory Co-ordinator, Ysgol Y Deri Special School, Penarth.
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Would you like to join us on our training day in Bristol? For a booking form, payment options and more details please contact Sandra and Mary on email@example.com