Hot Stone Massage

6 hours

Our Hot Stone Therapy Massage course will teach you the effective and healing massage that is used by many as a treatment for a variety of ailments, both mental and physical.

Not only will you learn how to competently perform the treatment adhering to your client’s specific needs, you will also learn its history in relieving muscle tension and the purpose of hot stones within massage, as well as the re-energising and cleaning process of stones.

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Who is this course for?

This course is designed for anyone with a Level 3 Beauty or Massage qualification looking to learn about Hot Stone Massage. Ideal for salon owners looking to add additional revenue to their current income, or anyone looking to earn extra income by starting their own business.

Course description

An introduction to Hot Stone Massage. A combination of distant learning and practical training.

What you’ll be able to do after this course

Carry out the a Hot Stone Massage and charge the going rate to clients to earn an income and improve your skills.

 How / where the course is delivered

Olivia's Academy, 4a Umberslade Road, Earlswood, B94 9QA.  Our training centre, with lots of free parking and convenient transport links to everywhere!

Course Description

This Hot Stone massage course will teach you how to use heated and chilled stones to affect a chemical release within the body. During the course you will gain an understanding of the benefits of Geothermotherapy, as well as massage mediums and using specific hot stone massage techniques.

Upon successful application, students will receive a course manual which they can refer back to. The theory modules are completed through distance learning with full support available. The course covers the consultation, contra-indications, technique and aftercare needed to perform hot stone massage treatment and is written following the National Occupational Standards (NOS) for holistic therapy treatments.

The remaining module consists of a day of practical training and examination which is to be completed in our luxury training academy. Hot stone massage is demonstrated by the tutor. Trainees will be expected to carry out a hot stone massage on each other or on a model with support and guidance from the tutor. Upon completion of the training you will receive a certificate recognised by the main beauty insurance bodies.

What’s Included in Our Hot Stone Massage Course

8 Hours Distance Learning (Training Manual):

  • Introduction to Hot Stone Massage
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Contra-indications & Contra-actions
  • Massage Mediums
  • Preparing for Treatment
  • Massage Techniques
  • Aftercare & Homecare
  • Underpinning Knowledge Test (Open-Book)

6 Hours Practical:

  • Practical Assessment


  • Completed massage module
  • An underpinning knowledge test will be issued alongside the training manual, a week prior to the course. This must be completed at least 2 days before the course commences.

Additional Information

To partake in this course you must have completed a massage module. If you are yet to do this, have a look at our Body Massage course.

Terms & Conditions

All course dates require a minimum of 4 attendees or may have to be rescheduled

Why The Academy

When you choose Olivia's Academy you get a whole lot more than beauty training. We’re business people as well as beauty experts. That’s what makes us different.

We help successful salon owners become even more successful. And we help people who want to get started in the beauty industry set up for success.

We do this by providing first class beauty training via our highly qualified staff of course, but more than that, we show you how to turn your new skills into business success. We work with you to maximise your chances of success and are here for you when you need us.

Our facilities are modern and stylish and our people friendly and knowledgeable. We’ve got tons of parking outside and are easily accessible from any corner of the UK.

If you’re looking for a beauty school where you learn a whole lot more than beauty techniques, Olivia's Academy is for you.

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