Trigger points for beginners Manchester

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Course Overview:

Date: 05/06/2021

Location: Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport, Chicago Ave, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M90 3RA

Course times: 10am- 5pm (please arrive at 9.45am to register)

Prerequisite: Level 3 Body Massage, Level 3 Sports Massage, Level 3 Swedish Massage and Level 4 Sports Therapy.

CPD points: 6

Course Content:

This workshop is for therapists with little or no knowledge of trigger points. You will learn

- how to identify and deactivate trigger points in the prone, supine and seated positions both dray (no oil) and as part of a massage.

- how to teach a client to deactivate their own trigger points

- a small amount of theory: you will learn what a trigger point is, the physiology of a trigger point, what are the consequences of trigger points

Course tutor: Jane JohnsonJane is a physiotherapist with a passion for helping therapists to gain confidence in hands-on techniques. A massage and sports massage therapists for many years, she appreciates the value of touch and thrives on sharing the many tips she has picked up over the years. Jane is the author of six books for therapists: Soft Tissue Release, Therapeutic Stretching, Deep Tissue Massage, Postural Assessment, Postural Correction and The Big Back Book; Tips and Tricks for Therapists. You can contact Jane on her Facebook page


What to bring:

  • Therapy couch
  • Facecloth or small hand towel
  • Small amount of massage medium such as oil or wax
  • Tennis ball
  • Pen
  • Paper
  • Lunch

Additional information:

  • Maximum class number: 12
  • Delegates must wear loose, comfortable clothing (no jeans)
  • Students booking this course will be contacted directly by FHT with further information.
  • Transport to and from the venue and parking is not the responsibility of FHT.

Pricing and booking: Book here!

Early bird prices: Member price: £100/ Non-member price: £110

Regular prices: Member price £110 / Non-member price £125

Terms and conditions:

Bookings and payments

All bookings are subject to availability.
Full payment must be made at the time of booking.
You may cancel a course booking at any time.
Cancellations within the 14 day cooling off period

If you cancel the course booking within 14 calendar days of receiving your order confirmation you are entitled to a full refund of the price paid without giving any reason.
If the course commences during the 14-day cancellation period, we will retain an amount of your booking that is in proportion to goods that have been provided or services performed up until you have communicated to us your cancellation of the booking.
Cancellations outside of the cooling off period

After the 14-day cooling off period has expired, the standard FHT course cancellation policy (as specified below) shall apply. Cancellations and refunds in circumstances outside those described above, and/or following the expiry of the 14-day cancellation period, are subject to the terms and conditions set out in these terms and conditions. For the avoidance of doubt, the cancellation period will expire 14 days after the date of the order confirmation.
Cancellations made after the 14-day cancellation period will be subject to an administration fee of £28.
Cancellations 21 days prior to the course start date will result in 50% of the course cost being forfeited.
Cancellations 14 days prior to the course start date will result in the full course cost being forfeited.
Cancelling a course booking

To cancel a course booking, you must inform us by calling our main line on 023 8062 4350, or let us know of your decision to cancel the contract by emailing or in writing to the following postal address:  FHT, 18 Shakespeare Business Centre, Hathaway Close, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 4SR. You must clearly state your intention to cancel your place on the course.
We will make the reimbursement using the same means of payment as you used for the initial transaction. If for any reason this is not possible, we will contact you to make other arrangements to process your refund.  In any event, you will not incur any fees as a result of this reimbursement.

Failure to attend the course will not result in a refund.
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