Work wisely, extend your career, give a better massage.
A client & practitioner centred approach to massage.
1 Day Introduction
This Hands Free Massage day focuses on ‘soft forearm’ techniques (using the bellies of the flexor muscles) on the client’s back. The strokes covered can easily be incorporated into your massage sessions. They include firm sweeping strokes and more detailed work on tension areas.
2 Day Basic Training
This Hands Free Massage workshop focuses on ‘soft’ forearm techniques (using the bellies of the flexor muscles), which can easily be incorporated into massage routines for firm sweeping strokes, especially on the back and legs. It also introduces using the ‘hard’ forearm (ulna) and elbow for more specific pressure techniques.
8 Days Advanced Training
This 4 weekend (8 days) training is designed to save your fingers, thumbs and wrists (the commonest areas of strain for massage practitioners) while applying firm pressure.The aim is to expand your repertoire and freshen your approach, to help you be more effective when applying pressure, and thereby to help you to maintain your career.
Darien Pritchard formulated Hands Free Massage and has been a bodyworker since 1977, including 25 years of training massage professional and teaching Professional Development courses for qualified massage practitioners.
Leora Sharp has been a massage practitioner since 2008, having trained at Bristol School of Massage and Bodywork. She has worked alongside Darien since 2009 and also offers blissful massage to her clients and is web designer for well being businesses.