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Hot Stone Massage


This course involves massage techniques using hot stones. This deeply relaxing treatment is extremely popular in industry.


  • History of stone massage
  • Related anatomy & physiology
  • Benefits & effects
  • Contra-indications & contra actions
  • Consultations, record keeping & medical referral
  • Preparation of room, equipment & client
  • Health, safety & hygiene
  • Case studies
  • Practical techniques
  • After care advice.



Swedish Body Massage Certification required, and a good general education is essential as this is a demanding course. An excellent level of English is required. You must be able to speak, read, write and understand English fluently. You may be asked to sit an entry test if necessary. Entry is via initial interview. 



 One day  plus assessment appointment, once you have completed the input of your course,you will need to complete 10 case studies. Then you will invited back within 4 weeks to complete your three assessments and two multiple choice tests. 



 £240.00 plus an assessment fee of £50.00


A deposit of £80.00 is required upon enrolment and the balance can be paid in instalments. 

We can now offer this course as a long distance learning course please ask for more details.



The Academy of Beauty Therapy offers industry-recognised qualifications and at the completion of your course and providing that you provided sufficient evidence your will be awarded the following qualifications:


VTCT level 3 Diploma in Stone Therapy Massage - Awarded by VTCT Examination Board

Certificate in Hot Stones - Awarded by The Academy of Beauty Therapy


Both of which will enable you to obtain insurance from any recognised Insurance Company.



You will need the following items followed by individual kits for each of the modules.

Kit lists are available upon request.



Hot Stones Massage Course Start Date - Monday 10th September 2018

This is available on a Monday between the hours of 10.00 am - 2.00 pm for the duration of 1 week.

Hot Stones Massage Course Start Date - Monday 1st October 2018

This is available on a Monday between the hours of 10.00 am - 2.00 pm for the duration of 1 week.