Deep work can be a pleasant experience!

It ultimately can be delivered without subjecting your client to unnecessary pain or leaving them with bruises or even causing your clients to grit their teeth!

The idea that we need to use the ol’ elbow as the only way to achieve depth is old school thinking.  Join Susan and she will take you on a journey that will enable you to deliver a deep massage with ease.

WHAT IS deep tissue massage?

This type of massage should not equate fear in your client, or that pain is a requirement, or even the wearing of bruises as a badge of honour! 

It is about a belief in the principle that less is more without compromising depth.  Deep work definitely has its place if appropriately applied.  Client’s love deep work as long as the therapist can feel the reaction of the tissue and moves accordingly, adjusting both speed and depth to encourage focused and deeper work to take place.   

YOU will learn how to

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Who is this course for?


Bonus videos included!

Alongside the practical workshop, you will also gain access to an online portal with extra videos and resources. 

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This course takes place at The Hub, in North London. Please find full location details here. 
Course Dates coming soon!
The Annexe


The cost of this one-day practical course is £180 including VAT

This includes the practical workshop, certificate of attendance, and 1 years access to bonus online content. 

See our full Terms & Conditions here. 

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The pre-requirement is that you have an existing qualification in massage therapy and are aged 18+. If you are unsure if this is a suitable workshop for you then please get in touch with us at 

We provide everything you need for your training, including massage couch, towels, lotions etc. 

You will need to bring your own lunch with you, or you can visit one of the nearby shops/cafes.  

Yes! This course day is practical, and you will be treating another student in the course/being treated yourself. 

Please wear something that you are comfortable in, and can move about freely in. You will be treating others/being treated yourself, so please choose something that is appropriate for this.

Most students choose to wear activewear/sportswear. 

We recommend to leave any jewellery at home, as it will need to be removed before treating. 

We use a number of different massage creams, lotions, oils and waxes, including the following:

At NLSSM, we are happy to support our students with any specific learning requirements they may have, where possible. If you have any concerns then please give us a call on 0208 885 6062 to discuss your needs. 

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