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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:



Pregnancy Massage Courses
"Massaging with Confidence" Series

Pregnancy & Labour Massage Courses - FHT, IGCT, CMA & IICT Accredited Course

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Pregnancy Massage Course - (FHT, CMA, IGCT & IICT Accredited)

This Pregnancy Massage course is open to any individuals who have previous training in Body Massage or higher.

This course is also open to practising massage therapists as well as Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors and Sports Science practitioners.

Course includes: E-Course Materials

About this Pregnancy Massage Course ...

Pregnancy Massage involves the application of massage techniques which assist in removing the discomfort associated with pregnancy as well as making the labour process smoother.

The Pregnancy Massage courses taught at the London School of Massage provides training in the theory and practice of this gentle but highly effective form of massage and advances on from foundation diploma courses in Anatomy, Physiology & Holistic Massage.

The course is intended to give practitioners a wider understanding in the therapeutic treatment of patients during pregnancy and labour as well as adding to the knowledge and arsenal of tools which are available for each therapist.

This Pregnancy Massage course qualification will on completion allow the practitioner to obtain full professional insurance. However, students are advised to check with their Insurance provider as companies vary on their standards of cover for this therapy.
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What will I Learn on this Pregnancy Massage Course ...

This Pregnancy Massage course will systematically guide the student through the theory and practice of  Pregnancy Massage.  It will allow the smooth and effective integration of Pregnancy Massage techniques into their own practice as well as teach a full therapeutic routine for pregnant women.

Within our pregnancy massage course you will be working in particular on the abdomen as well as the rest of the body including the upper and lower extremities, back and shoulder, abdomen and head.

The following are a list of some of the topics which are covered on the course:

  • A basic overview of anatomy and physiology in pregnancy
  • Advice and guidance on contraindications for pregnancy massage
  • Oils used during pregnancy massage
  • Different positions for massaging pregnant clients
  • Massage techniques to help relieve common ailments experienced in pregnancy
  • Advice on presenting labour massage to pregnant clients and their birthing partner

Pregnancy Massage Course Prerequisites ...

Students must hold an Ofqual accredited Level 3 Diploma in Massage including Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology - or equivalent, or higher.

Without an accredited Diploma, you may be able to attend the course, but you will not receive an FHT or IICT accredited certificate. This may affect your ability to obtain professional insurance.

Without an accredited Diploma you may not be able to join the FHT, IICT, or other professional body.

When submitting your Student Details form, you must also supply us with copies of your existing accredited qualifications to receive the course certificate. Supplying this information too late may result in your certificate being printed without the FHT and IICT logos. Additional charges may be incurred to print the correct Certificate.

What does accredited mean?

Accredited qualifications are those that are reviewed, recognised and monitored by regulatory bodies in order to make sure that they meet specific criteria and quality standards.

Current UK accrediting bodies are;

  1. Ofqual
  2. SQA
  3. CCEA

You can read more about accredited qualifications here;

Overseas Qualifications

If you have arrived in the UK from overseas and have existing qualifications, those qualifications may meet an acceptable standard in the UK. NARIC can provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to UK qualifications with a document called a ‘Statement of Comparability’.

You can also request an 'English Language Assessment' document, which may help determine your current level of English.

You can read more about NARIC here;

If you are unsure of your current course qualifications, please call the office to find out if your current qualifications can count towards this diploma. We will do our best to find out ways in which we can help you to successfully complete this course.

Pregnancy Massage Courses Length ...

This Pregnancy Massage course is taught as a fast track and intensive program.

It is taught as a 1 day course.


What the Pregnancy Massage Course Assessment Consists of ...

  • In class assessment and feedback
  • In class multiple choice questions

On Completing this Pregnancy Massage Course ...

Following successful completion of our Pregnancy Massage courses, our students have progressed to go on and:



The Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) is the largest and leading professional association for therapists in the UK and Ireland. With thousands of members offering a broad range of specialisms - from sports and remedial therapies, to complementary healthcare and holistic treatments.

As a "not for profit organisation" - run by therapists, for therapists – it functions to support, advance and protect members interests and career progression as professional therapists. 

The Complementary Medical Association's (The CMA) primary aim is to promote ethical, responsible, professional complementary medicine to the public and the medical profession.

We believe that by promoting The CMA and it's Registered Members though the media we are able to help the public and doctors to realise that complementary and integrative medicine is - when delivered safely and ethically - a viable and highly desirable form of healthcare.

In addition, here at The CMA, we are totally dedicated to representing "the professional face of complementary medicine" and by promoting research, education and knowledge in the field, we will help to stimulate demand for the medicine of the 21st century and beyond.

The CMA is great news for professional practitioners, ethical colleges and patients who demand and expect excellence in every aspect of treatment.

IGCT_approved_massage_course The International Guild of Complementary Therapists is the world-renowned body promoting and setting the standard for Holistic and Complementary Therapists and Course Providers.

The IGCT logo serves as reassurance for anyone looking for a skilled complementary therapist or an accredited course in the various disciplines within the holistic sphere

IICT (International Institute for Complementary Therapists) is a peak professional body for the natural health industry. Boasting the largest modality list in all the world, you can be sure that if you practice it, we cover it. Now with 6,000+ members world-wide, IICT is leading the way by providing our members with an international qualification for professional affiliation in the natural therapies industry.

The IICT offers a credible and cost effective alternative for all Complementary Therapists who wish to operate under a collective banner for the natural health industry. Whether you have gained your qualifications overseas or have completed short courses, all credible qualifications are considered for membership.

Our Accredited Pregnancy Massage qualifications are recognised by major insurance companies and practitioner insurance is available upon successful completion of this Pregnancy Massage course.

Successful completion of this diploma course will provide you with the title of "Pregnancy Massage Therapist", and the knowledge and techniques needed to give a professional and safe treatment. 



Inclusive Of: E-Coursework and Electronic Certificate

Eligibility: Open to anyone with a Level 3 QCF qualification in Massage

Maximum 12 per course.

21st June (Friday) (Kings Cross) Code: PR 6.0

21st June (1 day)

Total £165.00 (Discounted before 14/6/2024) £175.00 Thereafter

Kings Cross

9:30am - 5:00pm (approx)


18th July (Thursday) (Kings Cross) Code: PR 7.0

18th Jul (1 day)

Total £165.00 (Discounted before 11/7/2024) £175.00 Thereafter

Kings Cross

9.30am - 5.00pm (Approx)


18th August (Sunday) (Kings Cross) Code: PR 8.0

18th Aug (1 day)

Total £165.00 (Discounted before 11/8/2024) £175.00 Thereafter

Kings Cross

9.30am - 5.00pm (Approx)


13th September (Friday) (Kings Cross) Code: PR 9.0

13th Sept (1 day)

Total £165.00 (Discounted before 06/9/2024) £175.00 Thereafter

Kings Cross

9.30am - 5.00pm (Approx)


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