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Posted by Rachael Priest, Sep 14 2011 10:33PM

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Hot stone massage

Hi

I've been looking at doing some 1 day workshops; in particular, hot stone massage. I am already a fully qualified massage therapist.
Would I be qualified to carry out treatments following a 1 day workshop if accredited by CThA?

Thanks in advance

Rachael
Grace Boateng
Sep 25 2011 8:23PM
You'd have to check directly with CTha to see if they'll cover you. However I personally feel that you need more than 1 day to learn hot stone massage even if you are already a qualified massage therapist. You need to get used to working with the stones and how to use them properly.
Ruben Dogliani
Oct 25 2011 11:20AM
Hot stones are a nice alternative for a Swedish/holistic massage, but from a business point of view is very démodé.
Go for the day course and have fun with it, then establish weather or not you wish to invest in it.
Trisha Gabriel
Oct 2 2013 12:04AM
Hi,
I did a 6 day Hot Stone training with Jing Massage in the Brighton Area, It was 3 days with a break to do a few case studies and then return for 3 days, that was 2005.

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