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Types Of Massage You’ll Learn In Massage Short Course

Having a massage short course is a productive activity to do during spare time or a holiday. If you are interested in this course and looking for a place where you can have it, Mandara Spa Bali spa training is the best place where you can learn about massage and spa. It has managed to train thousands of therapists work across the globe.

Located in the beachside village of Sanur, you’ll learn about various types of massage in Mandara Spa. Below are the types of massage you will likely learn in most massage courses.

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage is suitable for relieving a stiff, painful body. It’s because the therapist will focus on giving pressure on layers of muscles, tendons, and other tissues under the skin surface. Moreover, this type of massage is also helpful for relieving muscle injury, such as sprained ankles. There is a special technique using fingers to perform this deep tissue massage.

Acupressure Massage

This massage method is performed by giving pressure on certain body parts or also known as acupressure points. Giving pressure on these points is believed to be able to overcome blockages, improve blood flows, and restore energy balance in the body. In addition, acupressure massage can the side effects of chemotherapy.

Hot Stone Massage

Hot stone massage is one of the most popular massage methods that you can find in nearly all spa centres. It’s a good choice for those who frequently feel pain or tension on their muscles. As the name suggests, hot stone massage uses previously warmed stones, aiming to improve the blood flow in the body. By using the hot stones, muscle tension will be relieved.

Thai Massage

Another popular massage method found in almost all spa centres and learned in a massage short course. Thai massage is quite different from other types of massage as it requires the person being massaged to be active. Performed in a mattress, Thai massage uses the technique of pulling, stretching, and yoga-like movements.


Most spa and massage centres offer reflexology as one of their services. Reflexology is a massage method focusing on certain points in the body, especially feet and hands that millions of nerves connected to various organs. By massaging those areas, reflexology is believed to be able to detect and overcome a variety of health problems.

Mandara Spa offers 5 different massage courses that you can choose based on your needs. For a short course, you can choose their Bali Spa Kickstart that is also suitable for beginners as a massage short course.