Our Courses

  1. Oncology Massage Module One
  2. Aroma Care
  3. Tibetan Singing Bowls Healing

Oncology Massage Module One

4-Day - Cert. of Completion
contents of the class is accepted as part of the S4OM (USA) Foundation Course

Pre-requisites:

  • OM1 was originally designed for massage and tactile therapists at any level. However, anyone with an interest in Oncology Massage is welcome to attend.

  • Professionals from the massage, beauty, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, social work, health work and care provider industries are welcome to attend.

  • Class will be conducted in English. 

Course Instructors 

Course Features:

  • OM1 consists of 4 full days of study - 9am to 5pm for four days.

  • OM1 has 8 units - a unit is a morning or afternoon session of approximately 4 hours with appropriate breaks:

  • Unit 1 - Introduction; opening your heart to cancer; understanding how cancer develops and spreads around the body (science).

  • Unit 2 - Pressure, site, position adjustments for clients under going chemotherapy. Pressure adjustment practical – breaking the habits of massage therapy.

  • Unit 3 - Understanding fascia; relaxation reflex; pressure, site, position for clients undergoing radiation or surgery.

  • Unit 4 - Bone Marrow Support Sequence practical; pressure, site, position for clients with appliances, scar tissue and bone metastases.

  • Unit 5, 6, 7 & 8 - two full day of safe massage for clients with lymphnodes removed, practical and theory. Taking oncology massage into your clinic and your community.

  • The content of OM1 is recognised as part of the S4OM Foundation Course. (USA) 

Notes

OM1 Assessment

  • ​Students are assessed on their understanding of the science behind oncogenesis (the formation of a tumour, or tumours) and treatment of cancer; their ability to devise and implement safe massage for people with physical, mental and emotional issues arising from the treatment for cancer (case studies); and their practical delivery of OML's Foundation Techniques (oncology massage techniques). 

  • Successful students will be awarded a "Certificate of Completion"  Students must attend all four days to receive their OM1 Certificate of Completion.

 

Eligibility for OM2 

  • ​Your eligibility to progress to OM2 will depend on your OM1 assessment, your massage qualifications, suitability for this work, as well as your massage and clinical experience.​​

Recommended (non mandatory for OM1) Pre-Reading:

  • Medicine Hands by Gayle MacDonald

  • Quest for Life by Petrea King

  • The Biology of Belief by Bruce Lipton

Date: 

  • October 5/6/7/8, 2019 (4 days, Sat to Tue)

  • 9am to 5pm

Venue: 

  • International Yoga Institute, 6/F, 27 Chatham Road South, TST, HK

Fee:

  • HK$8,000/head (Early bird by 31 August, 2019, HK$7,200) 

  • Limited tables are available for hire at HK$200/person/4 days 

Terms and Conditions: 

  • Once the registration is confirmed, no refund will be arranged. However the participant can request to transfer the spot to a future class in Hong Kong.  Such request must be sent to the registration email at least 14 days prior to the course start date. 

  • If the student failed the assessment, he/she can apply for re-assessment in future at a time agreed by the organiser.

  • For re-scheduling of class and assessment, an admin fee of 20% of the class fee will apply.

  • The organiser reserves the right to change the class information and is not liable for any loss of the participant’s part, including but not limited to air fare, accommodation cost and expense associated with your registration to the class.

Enquiries & Registeration

 

Aroma Care Certification Course 

 

Targets:

  • Professionals working in the field including nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, social workers, health workers and so forth.

Course Features:

  • To equip health care professionals with the knowledge, skills and sensitivity in using aromatherapy / touch therapy as the effective complementary therapy in addressing cancer patients’ health needs at the body, mind and spirit levels.

Date: 

  • December 2019

Fee:

  • HK$1200 

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