Workshops

Introduction to Massage

£60 for 4 hours

Half Day workshop

  • Introduction to the basic principles of massage
  • Understanding the different massage Techniques
  • How to deliver a massage safely
  • Understanding when you can’t give a massage due to health conditions

Always wanted to know how to deliver a safe and effective back massage?  If you answer yes to this question then look no further than this half day introduction to massage workshop with Sandra from Essential Thyme. 

Sandra will talk you through the safety aspects for both you and the recipient of massage, what oils/lotions are used to deliver the massage.  You will then be shown the massage routine on the back and you will then be able to practice on each other or a model can be provided if there is only one person on the workshop.

Once the workshop is complete you will receive a certificate of attendance.  Please note that this workshop will not qualify you to practice massage in exchange of money, its only a basic introductory session, if you enjoy it and want to be able to massage to a wider audience, you can enrol onto the Swedish Massage 2 day training course which is fully accredited and will allow you to gain insurance and the right to practice subject to you passing the course

Introduction to telling stories through the power of touch

£60 for 4 hours

Half day workshop

  • Introduction to the power of touch
  • Understand who this form of massage could help
  • Introduction to the massage techniques

Do you have children or elderly relatives that can’t settle, suffer with anxiety, dementia?  Then why not try the power of touch through story telling.  This technique is completed fully clothed and while you are telling a story, nursery rhyme or reminiscing about family events, you can use a range of massage strokes to help calm the persons mind, the moves can be practised on the persons back, arm or head.

A great way to bond with people who are unable to sit still or have wandering minds.

Essential Thyme as used this technique on children in primary years and has shown the children to be more focused and alert after sessions.

A certificate of attendance will be issued at the end of the course

Introduction to Indian Head Massage

£60 for 4 hours

Half Day workshop

  • Introduction to the basic principles of massage
  • Understanding the different massage Techniques
  • How to deliver a massage safely
  • Understanding when you can’t give a massage due to health conditions

Do you love having your head massaged? Why not learn how to carry out an Indian Head Massage, this can be done with or without massage oils.  On this workshop Sandra will demonstrate the routine without the use of oils, so this will be carried out through your clothes.

Sandra will talk you through the safety aspects for both you and the recipient of massage, what oils/lotions are used to deliver the massage as well as how to deliver the massage without oils.  You will then be shown the massage routine, you will then be able to practice on each other or a model can be provided if there is only one person on the workshop.

Once the workshop is complete you will receive a certificate of attendance.  Please note that this workshop will not qualify you to practice massage in exchange of money, its only a basic introductory session, if you enjoy it and want to be able to massage to a wider audience, you can enrol onto the Indian Head 1 day training course which is fully accredited and will allow you to gain insurance and the right to practice subject to you passing the course.

Introduction to Foot Massage – Thai Style

£60 for 4 hours

Half Day workshop

  • Introduction to the basic principles of massage
  • Understanding the different massage Techniques using Thai style
  • How to deliver a massage safely
  • Understanding when you can’t give a massage due to health conditions

Do you love having your feet massaged? Why not learn how to carry out your own foot Massage.  On this workshop Sandra will demonstrate the routine and show you the different techniques.

Sandra will talk you through the safety aspects for both you and the recipient of massage, what oils/lotions are used to deliver the massage.  You will then be shown the massage routine, you will then be able to practice on each other or a model can be provided if there is only one person on the workshop.

Once the workshop is complete you will receive a certificate of attendance.  Please note that this workshop will not qualify you to practice massage in exchange of money, its only a basic introductory session, if you enjoy it and want to be able to massage to a wider audience, you can enrol onto the Thai Foot Massage 1 day training course which is fully accredited and will allow you to gain insurance and the right to practice subject to you passing the course.

Introduction to Essential Oils

£60 for 4 hours

Half day workshop

With this workshop you will gain an introduction to what essential oils are, how you can use them and how to use them safely.  All essential oils have their own therapeutic properties which can help with a range of conditions from aching muscles to stress or anxiety.

Sandra is trained in Clinical Aromatherapy and has studied over 60 different essential oils and uses a number of these in her massage practice.  You will also be shown a range of different carrier oils/lotions that can be used to mix the essential oils with for safe application.

You will make up your own essential oil blend which you can take away with you on the day.

Introduction to Candle/Wax Melt Making

£35 per person for  2.5 hours

Max 6 people per class

Learn to make container Candles and also Wax Melts and take home what you make

Introduction to Soap Making

£55 per person for 4 hours

Learn about the Cold process soap making, and make your own block of soap to take home

Introduction to Body Product Making

£55 per person for 4 hours

Learn about how to make some of the following products – Lip Balm, Inhalers, Hand cream, Bath Pop Rocks).  Learn about what essential oils are good for the different products and the other ingredients. Take home all your products you have made