Massage Courses

2 day massage course
1 day Reiki Course
Refresher skills course for those with some body work background

Learn correct techniques –  so your own body is protected, and allows you to massage all day without exhaustion or pain. Learn how to give a fantastic massage without an overload of theory and cost. You can record the steps we teach.

Suitable for absolute beginners and those upgrading existing skills. This is a practical course. No written exams. You demonstrate your learning. Maximum of 6 per course to ensure you receive quality teaching time.

A certificate is presented to you on completion of your course. Scroll down to view course dates and certificate.

  • Enjoyable, practical course. Learn at your own pace.
  •  we give you quality one-on-one coaching.
  • You leave with 5 quality spa size towels that are ideal for massage, and a 300g pot of massage balm.
  • Tea, coffee, snacks and  lunch is provided. (special diets catered for)
  • Theory – coverage of muscles & joint movement is integrated in a relevant, meaningful way.
  • Towel placement over the body and table.
  • Tables, towels and massage wax supplied.
  • Technique – effectively use your body weight to deliver a great massage easily.
  • Massage alternatives that you want to learn. For example, chair massage, massaging through clothing, can be covered in the two day course.
  • Qualified teachers.

Course dates at the bottom of this page

learning to massage

Why Learn to Massage?

Share quality time together while easing out tension, pain and headaches. Once you have the knowledge of how, its enjoyable and a pleasure to give and recieve.

Your hands have the power to heal and uplift. Learn how to listen with your hands. Improve the wellbeing of  everyone you care about. Bring a loved one to learn with you, so you can recieve as well as give! Or work with someone on the course. The choice is yours.

Reiki – first and second degree attunement – $400 per person. Dates set independently of the two day massage course. Not included in the 2 day massage course.

A gentle yet powerful healing technique that anyone can learn and provide. More than just muscles and bones. A great introduction to energy and how it heals. An anchient healing art that is still valued today. Gordon has been a certified level 1 and 2 reiki practitioner for 15 years. Recently in Nepal Gordon spent a week in training to attain reiki master, under the guidance of Reiki master Swami Basu, of Osho Divine.

Over 2 days Gordon will lead you through the healing process of Reiki, from the ancient traditional teachings shared with him in Nepal. First degree is completed on day one, along with meditation and teachings. Second degree is completed on day two along with reiki healing and beautiful teachings.

Dates can be set by arrangement. Accommodation available here, scroll down for details. Includes breakfast and beautiful privacy and views for only $120 per night. Contact us for details and to book. Accommodation is subject to availability.

Two Day Course

10am – 5.30pm
$480 per person. You can request to pay by installments.
Lunch and refreshments provided. You receive 5 big towels and a jar of massage balm.
A deposit of $200 secures your place on your chosen date.

Email to register – bank details will be sent to you

Day 1.

Back, neck and shoulders. How to deliver a brilliant tension releasing massage for these critical areas. Points of the neck and shoulders are covered in detail.

Theory is integrated with illustrations and information for you to label, draw on and keep are provided.

Towel placement, effective table set up, caring for your own body posture – techniques are given, to ensure you can massage for hours without strain.

Head Massage – we teach you techniques  that empower  you to provide the most stress releasing head massage. Arms and hand massage follows this delicious head massage…wrapping up day one.

Day 2.

Hips , buttocks, legs and feet are taught in a variety of ways, depending on what you want to learn. Branching into sports and deeper tissue massage techniques.

Understanding of how to massage with existing conditions such as varicose veins or diabetes is covered in depth.

Putting it all together – we finish day two by practising putting everything you have practiced into one full body massage on your massage partners.

Chair and clothed massage can be covered for anyone interested in this.

Note – We also teach you how to make your own massage wax and send you home with a 300g pot of your own balm to get you started.
(how to make it is only demonstrated on the 2 day course).

Course material is provided, theory teaching is integrated into the practical.

Refresher days are also available to extend your ability once you have mastered your new skills.

One Day Course

10am – 5.30pm
$360 per person. Lunch and refreshments provided. 

email to register – bank details will be sent to you

Our One day courses provide you with the key ingredients to provide a wonderful relaxation massage – the components of day one of the two day massage course are covered.

Back, neck, head and shoulders are the key focus of our one day course. Some time is spent addressing theory, management of towels and correctly helping your person to turn over. Clothed and chair massage can be covered in this course. The pace of learning is set by the participants.

Everything in the bullet points above applies to the one day courses.


Participants are awarded a certificate of continued education by completing one of our massage courses.

massage courses bedroom
1 Queen Bed
massage course room interior
Space to sit and enjoy the views
view from the massage course bedroom
View from the bedroom

Accommodation available for massage course attendees

$80 per night. Maximum 2 people. Please enquire to book.

Own bathroom and  kitchen facilities available in the training venue.

Course Dates 2020 – one or two day options – The one day course is the Saturday of each course date.

Feb 15th and 16th

March 14th and 15th

April 25th and 26th








Other dates may be available upon request

Contact us to enrol by email or 021 769 221
A $100 deposit secures your place. Places on the course are a first in basis. Request to pay your fees off by instalment.
Payment is transferable to another date or person, but not refundable. At least one week notice is required to transfer.

Refresher course dates for 2019 – one day course for returning students to add new skills and review existing.

$220 per person
Email to make a date to return.

Courses held at:

Minden Road, Te Puna

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