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"Massage Courses & Sports Massage Courses at the London School of Massage, the UK's most successful school for massage and body therapy training.  Massage courses and training in London and throughout the UK"

Some of the massage courses and training we offer include:



London School of Massage: Course Lecturers and Team



Massage Training Anatomy & Physiology London School of Massage Bhavesh Joshi

Bhavesh T. Joshi BSc. Ost Dip. TCM Acup. Ayurveda (Dip), NLP
Director & Principal

Bhavesh qualified as an Osteopath from the British School of Osteopathy and has been practising and lecturing for over 20 years. He is the Principal of the London School of Massage which was set up in 1994.

He was the Clinical Director and a Senior lecturer at the College of Osteopaths (2000) as well as holding the post of Senior Lecturer (Applied Anatomy) and Clinical Supervisor at the London School of Osteopathy (1995 - 2000). He has also worked for the British School of Osteopathy as a "Demonstrator in Anatomy", lecturing to Osteopathic students at the Royal College of Surgeons.

He is a qualified Assessor and Internal Verifier for the various examination boards as well as attaining his teacher training qualifications. Bhavesh is also a qualified NLP Practitioner, Traditional Chinese Acupuncturist and has trained in Ayurvedic treatments and massage techniques in Central and South India. He is a gifted teacher who has a knack of making subjects easy and understandable as well as helping individuals realise their full potential.

He represents the CThA (Complementary Therapists Association) at the GCMT (General Council for Massage Therapy) meetings and is the CThA Coordinator for Central & North London.

He teaches, and is involved with most of the courses including, Anatomy, Physiology & Holistic Massage, Sports Injuries & Massage and is now in the process of co-authoring a book entitled "Secrets of Massage" (Ivy Publishing).

ITEC Massage Training Tony Sharkey

Tony Sharkey
ITEC Trainer, Reiki Master, Vodder MLD Holistic & Therapeutic Massage,
Reiki, Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Cancer Massage

Tony started his early professional life as a senior automotive executive living and working in Sweden, Denmark, Czech Republic and Italy.

A spinal injury led him to develop a huge interest in therapeutic massage therapies and after some reflection he decided to make a complete lifestyle change and dedicate the next phase of his life as a qualified massage practitioner. In the last 8 years, he has qualified in Holistic Massage, Aromatherapy, Vodder Lymphatic Drainage, BTEC therapeutic massage, Sport Massage, Oncology Massage and Reiki level 4. 

Although content with his new way of life treating and healing people with a wide range of both emotional and physical problems he was keen to use his management and presentation skills to bring the rewards of his studies and treatment experience to a wider audience. He is committed to spreading the added value and enhancement a qualified knowledge can bring to all forms and styles of massage therapy.

Tony teaches ITEC Anatomy Physiology and Massage, ITEC Aromatherapy, Lymphatic Drainage Massage and Cancer Massage.

Sports Massage Training Matthew Crolla

Matthew Crolla (BSc Hons)
ITEC Trainer, Holistic, Sports 3 & 4, Deep Tissue, Stretch Massage, Onsite Chair Massage

In 2011 Matthew completed a self-led charity run down France and part way across Spain however during the event he received numerous injuries. This created an interest in therapy and rehabilitation and during his degree studying Outdoor Studies – Performance, he had the opportunity to complete a 6 month self-study on the biomechanics of gait analysis to assess and manage the injuries he had acquired.

Upon completing university he gained invaluable hands on experience working alongside personal trainers and chiropractors which inspired him to gain qualification in massage. Upon completion of his ITEC and BTEC qualifications he began working at a physiotherapy and a chiropractic clinic where he worked with a wide variety of clients ranging from sporting injuries to degenerative diseases.

With a thirst for knowledge, a year later he completed his Sports Massage qualifications and applied for a Physiotherapy degree which he will begin in September 2016. Matthew is very passionate about health and preventative therapies as well as the holistic nature of the human body and its interactions which he aims to convey through his teaching style and approach.

Matthew teaches ITEC Holistic Massage, Stretch Massage, Deep Tissue and Chair Massage
London School of Massage Hot Stone Massage Training

Tracie D'Souza BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy
ITEC Trainer, Holistic Massage, Sports Massage, Reflexology, Reiki, Hopi Ear Candles, Hot Stone Massage, Indian Head Massage / Chair Massage

Tracie qualified as an Occupational Therapist (OT) and gained her BSc. (Hons.) degree in 1998. She recently managed the Occupational Therapy service, covering two hospital sites for Peninsula Health in Melbourne, Australia.

Tracie practiced as an O.T. in a number of fields including in long term and acute mental health, learning disabilities, hospital settings such as surgery, orthopaedics and medicine and then returned full circle to Social Services until finally setting up as an independent practitioner with a special interest in oncology and palliative care.

This special interest led her to look into becoming a more holistic practitioner where she completed courses in ITEC Holistic Massage, Sports Massage, Indian Head Massage and Reflexology as well as completing and practicing Reiki, Hot Stone Therapy and Deep Tissue Massage. She is also a student fieldwork educator and mentor to Occupational Therapy students endeavouring to become qualified practitioners and tries to keep her knowledge and practice in all studied therapies up to date.

She has now extended her role to include that of a Corporate Trainer, working for Body Basics in offering the corporate world an introduction to the world of holistic therapies.

London School of Massage Reflexology Aromatherapy Stone Medicine Therapy Training

Holly Jaques (Association of Reflexologists)
Native American Healing, Holistic Massage, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Stone Massage, On Site Massage, Sound Healing, Natural Skin Care Facials.

Holly has 10 years’ experience as a holistic therapist, she studied a HND in complementary and alternative medicine at the University of West London, specialising in Reflexology and Aromatherapy.

After graduating Holly worked as a Reflexologist and Aromatherapist in a private practice and volunteered in various hospitals and healthcare centres. She then went on to work for Lush Spa after further extensive training with the company. Becoming the Senior Therapist of their flagship London Spa. She was given the role of Specialist Trainer teaching spa therapists from around the world.

Whilst traveling in the USA she trained with Stone Medicine a native American wellness system from the Lakota tribe. Becoming a Stone Medicine Instructor, Holly is passionate about sharing the scientific research that now backs up the value of these ancient wellness techniques.

Natalie Wood
Pregnancy Massage, Baby Massage Instructor, Holistic Massage, Reflexology.

Since graduating from University with a Masters in Sociology and Social Research, Natalie has worked in a variety of roles in the health and social care fields supporting people with complex issues such as mental health, homelessness and addictions. Through this work Natalie gained an understanding of the role of self-care and her keen interest in complementary and natural health therapies grew into an ambition to qualify as a practicing complementary therapist.

Natalie is very passionate about natural health therapies and the role they play in supporting health and well-being. As a qualified Massage Therapist, Reflexologist and Baby Massage Instructor Natalie supports individuals and families with a wide range of wellness goals  through her growing private practice. She also volunteers as a Massage Therapist at a North London hospital which is a fulfilling, rewarding and inspiring part of her work. Each visit to the hospital reinforces the power of massage; Natalie sees firsthand the physical, mental and emotional relief natural therapies bring to those she works with.

More recently Natalie became a mum and her passion for providing pre-and postnatal care for families, parents and parents-to-be  during this special, transitional yet sometimes stressful time is now fundamental to her work.

joshua - sports massage course lecturer

Joshua Chan (BSc (Hons), MCSP, MHCPC)
ITEC Trainer, Sports Injuries & Massage

Josh is a Chartered Physiotherapist who completed his degree at King’s College London. Perks of his training was taken place at the Royal Ballet School where he dedicated his time in biomechanical analyses and holistic management of dancers.

Josh believes in the boundlessness of human potential and strives to develop his others passions such as dancing/choreographing, street music and filmmaking. As a therapist/lecturer, Josh believes that strong clinical knowledge is crucial, but only with an innovative and holistic approach can the true power of therapy shine.

Josh is now the sole therapist of Studio 68 - a renowned modern dance studio in London, where he helped setting up a sports injury clinic to promote medical and self-management in the community. Josh also works for Leyton Orient FC.
London School of Massage Reflexology Aromatherapy Stone Medicine Therapy Training

Louis Divine
Thai Yoga Massage, Table Thai, Thai Reflexology, Yoga Teacher.

Louis Divine is a professional, fully qualified Thai Yoga Massage(Nuad Bo Rarn)teacher (Level 1-4) and practitioner. He's passionate about this ancient healing art and engages students with his confident, relaxed approach and broad knowledge. He's studied extensively in Chang Mai, Thailand (the home of Thai Yoga Massage and in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Thai Yoga Massage is a traditional practice that's both preventive and therapeutic - combining acupressure with deep yoga like stretches which bring balance and harmony to your whole being. As well as teaching Thai Yoga Massage Louis is also a yoga teacher and has been practicing for 15 years. He's also a Professional Member of the Complementary Therapists Association."

Yogesh Dave (BSc Hons)
ITEC, C&G, VTCT Internal Verifier, Holisitic Massage, Sports Massage, Indian Head Massage.

Yogesh initially trained and qualified to work within the Pharmaceutical Industry in the East Midlands region.

Yogesh's interest in complementary health first began nine years ago when a personal injury led him to visit a body therapist where he experienced and realised the true benefit of Complementary Therapy.

His interest grew and led him to attain an ITEC diploma in Anatomy, Physiology & Holistic Massage.
Yogesh became more interested in complementary health and pursued further training as an instructor and led him to further attain a Sports Injury qualification as well as becoming an Indian Head Massage Instructor.


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