Award Winning Isla Verde Spa Hot Stones Massage Masterclass
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Award Winning Isla Verde Spa Hot Stones Massage Masterclass

Learn how to perform our Hot Stones Massage Course from the Award winning Isla Verde Spa.
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4.6 (29 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
236 students enrolled
Created by Mark Perren-Jones
Last updated 5/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • you will understand how to perform massage using correct body mechanics
  • you will know what you need to do to give a client an incredible massage experience from the moment she/he walks into your room/spa
  • you will know how to avoid the many mistakes and pitfalls that so many other therapists make
  • you will have the tools to build your own highly successful spa or massage clinic
  • By the end of the course, you will be able to perform our amazing hot stones sequence, plus have a wealth of knowledge on other aspects of the spa business that has made us No. 1!
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Requirements
  • A thirst for knowledge and a desire to do your best
  • a willingness to put in the hours to practice and hone your skills
  • Massage table, hot stones, oils, towels, roaster oven or hot stones warmer
Description

Mark's first massage course received rave reviews:

"This is one of the best massage courses i have ever taken!""I had gotten to a point where I wasn't sure if this was a career I really wanted to continue but now I have a renewed sense of passion!"

"Two Giant Thumbs Way Up!"

"Excellent and expert instruction. Beautiful videos. These methods are far superior to what we were taught in aesthetic and spa training classes."


And now here is his 3rd massage course-The Award Winning Isla Verde Spa Hot Stones Massage Course!And, just like the other massage course before this-This is not your normal Hot Stones massage course.

"Excellent teacher! Love it. I think this is one of the best hot stone massage courses I have taken as there were several new insights that really helped. Thank you for a great teaching professionally and well done."

Mark discovered early on when learning hot stones massage that this form of massage lacked something, namely massage. The vast problems with most hot stones massages are that they are so focused on using the hot stones that they forget about the main objective-giving a great massage with the hands and forearms.

Mark Perren-Jones guides you step by step to show you from the basics to advanced how to give your massage clients an incredible Hot Stones massage experience.It doesn't matter whether you have done hot stones massage before or have no experience at all.

Mark shows you not only what his 25 years of experience has helped him, but also he shows you the ways to avoid the mistakes that he has made along the way.When it comes to a massage clinic or spa, your best asset is your massage.

Without an incredible massage sequence, it will be very difficult to have a thriving practice. This course will give you the skills set to give your clients an amazing massage experience.

In this course you are going to learn:

  • Acupressure Techniques
  • What equipment is needed
  • Effective Spa/Clinic Marketing Strategies to making a successful business
  • To Correct Body Alignment and Postural Problems
  • To Set up the right atmosphere for your Client
  • The Importance of First Impressions
  • How to use your forearm Techniques correctly
  • Plus so much more..

The most important aspect to any spa or massage clinic is the quality of the massages, because without the ability to deliver great massages most therapists will not succeed and be taken over by the competition in this highly competitive industry. You will be shown not only our secrets to giving incredible massages to your clients, but also know how to use your body correctly and avoid the pitfalls that many therapists fall into. You will be taught advanced techniques, the correct ways to apply pressure, how to correctly use acupressure and we also share with you other aspects of the spa business that have helped our business grow from just one person to needing 4 massage therapists in under 2 years!

Who is the target audience?
  • It does not matter whether you have never studied massage before, or you are a qualified therapist. This course is all about teaching you the best massage sequences so that you will have a thriving massage business
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 35 Lectures Collapse All 35 Lectures 02:34:43
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Getting Started on the Right Path!
16 Lectures 46:21

You are about to learn how to do our hot stones massage sequence and here i not only introduce the course but also talk about getting your massage equipment and set up correct.

Preview 01:24

In this lecture, we cover the 4 most important factors when purchasing your massage table - for you, and your clients!

Massage Tables - The 4 Most Important Factors
05:59

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Massage Tables Review
06:14

You will need certain equipment for your hot stones massage. Here are a few ways to save money when it is time to buy.

A few Things Regarding Equipment
02:51

Learn how we set up our massage tables in the most efficient and practical way - remember, the small touches will separate you from the rest!

The Set Up
04:41

It's the Little things that can make a massage so much more. Here a some wonderful additions to your massages that make your clients fabulous

One factor that makes a HUGE Difference!
03:02

As it is said, Time is of the Importance, and no moreso than when it comes to your massage clinic or spa.

It's all in the Timing!
03:40

A contraindication is a situation when massage should not be performed. Continuing with treatment may be more detrimental than beneficial and in some cases may cause serious medical problems. Here is a list of those contraindications.

Contraindications of Massage
2 pages

There are a few things that therapists commonly do in their massages which i do not. I explain what these are and why not.

What We Avoid and Why
03:37

A very important aspect of your carreer is to do what you know and don't do what you don't know

Do No Harm
01:02

There is nothing more important once you have the skills than to hone them. This is the person you want to practice on

The Perfect Person for Feedback
01:16

In this lecture, we go over the biggest mistakes massage therapists make and the reasons why most do not last.

Preview 06:49

As with any skill, practice makes perfect! In this lecture, we cover this and our experience.

Practice Makes Perfect!
01:31

Here are some other really important things that must be addressed to make your clients spa experience magical.

2 Final Points
01:59

Let's take a look at the things that have been covered so that it's clear what's needed.

Putting it all Together-The Checklist
02:16

When you have a client you should have them fill out a client information form. The forms differ greatly from the simple to the more complicated depending on the legal requirements of where you live. It is important to check so that you avoid any legal ramifications if the need arises. I have several copies here that i have downloaded from the internet to give you some examples of the differences.

The Client Information Sheet
4 pages

It is important for you to know that you have absorbed and understood the lecture, therefore this quiz qill help you to see how much information you have learnt and retained

Section One Quiz
11 questions
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The Massage Strokes
6 Lectures 10:12
Soft Hands
00:38

Scissors Stroke
00:49

General stroke
01:32

Kneading
01:58


Acupressure Technique
02:57

Let's see how much you have absorbed from section 2

Section 2 Quiz
9 questions
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Full Body Hot StonesMassage
13 Lectures 01:32:16

It's always to start your massage well. The client knows within seconds whether they are going to have a fabulous massage or not by the feel of your touch from the outset.

Starting the Massage
02:23

Here we work the feet and backs of legs

Preview 07:53

This is the full back sequence

Back
14:58

Here we do the face, head and neck massage

Face/Head
07:17

The arm massage sequence

Arms
03:06

Here is the other side of the arm massage

Arms other Side
03:07

The front of the legs sequence and feet.

Legs
10:13

See the full hot stones massage sequence applied in action!

Full Hot Stones Massage Sequence Part 1
10:18

Here is the second segment of the massage sequence

Full Hot Stones Massage Sequence Part 2
13:31

Here is the third segment of the massage sequence
Full Hot Stones Massage Sequence Part 3
10:14

Well done! Now it's time to get practising.

Congratulations! You Did It!
00:19

BONUS LECTURE:Get up to 95% off my other courses!
00:37

it is important to market your new found skills. Here are some things that have worked really well for me.

Marketing ideas for your business
08:20
About the Instructor
Mark Perren-Jones
4.7 Average rating
533 Reviews
5,274 Students
17 Courses
Best Selling Instructor, Pain Specialist, Masseur

Mark Perren-Jones is a bestselling instructor, a highly regarded massage therapist, acupuncturist and Pain Specialist. He is also the owner of the award winning Isla Verde Spa. He has more than 25 years experience in the massage and acupuncture field and has worked in spas and clinics throughout the world. He has massaged Presidents and their families, Olympic athletes, professional sports people and celebrities around the world.

Mark's spa earned an incredible 100 out of 100 5 Star Reviews on Tripadvisor! ( 100% 5 STARS). In just 6 months after the Isla Verde Spa opened it became the No.1 Ranked spa in his highly competitive. It was also been the No. 1 Ranked 'Thing to do'( out of 43) in his area on Tripadvisor for 2 years.

For the first time ever, Mark is revealing the massage sequences and secrets to his spa's success.

His massage courses are designed for both beginners who would like to start a career in massage but it also is for qualified massage therapists who would like to improve on their massage skills.

After all, the most important aspect to any spa or massage clinic is to be able to give amazing massages each and every time to your clients.

Mark's massage courses have received rave reviews.

Marks' Neck, shoulder, knee and Back/Sciatica solution courses show you how you can easily help your pain and deal with any pinched nerve symptoms as well. These courses are also perfect for massage therapists to teach their clients how to relieve back, shoulder, knee and neck pain.