Brandon Raynor’s Massage and Natural Therapies School has been teaching Raynor massage courses in New Zealand for over 15 years and internationally for 20 years. We are now offering massage courses in New Plymouth, New Zealand. We also teach massage courses in Auckland and Hanmer Springs on a regular basis.
Raynor massage is a unique form of deep tissue massage therapy that is designed to completely eliminate residual tension from the client’s body. It also draws upon Eastern massage styles like Shiatsu, tui na and Thai massage by working on lines or bands of tension caused by energetic blockages in the person.
Whether it’s the Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma Course, all of our courses focuses on practical skills. That is why at our massage school, nearly 80 percent of class hours are dedicated to our students to practice massaging other students, receiving massage, and observing the teacher demonstrate how to massage. The remaining 20 percent of class hours are spent discussing the theory of Raynor massage and other subjects such as hygiene, professional ethics, contraindications, the theory of hand and foot reflexology and the qualities of different aromatherapy oils, which are covered in the Diploma course.
Our massage style is a form of deep tissue massage, but, after you have learned this technique, you’ll be able to adjust it completely based on the specific needs of your client to make it either deep or soft tissue.
We don’t teach massage as a set routine. We teach you to make the massage suit the person not the person suit the massage. Instead, we teach you how to identify and release tension. We will train you in not only how to massage the common parts of the body which many therapists are familiar with such as arms, back, and legs, but we will also show you the significance of hand and feet massage, scalp and face massage and most importantly, abdominal massage. In Japanese medicine, the abdomen is considered to be the hara, or centre of a human being. Therefore, abdominal massage can bring positive effects to the clients physical and emotional well being. For many people, abdominal massage can release a lot of old emotional tensions which are being held. This emotional release can deliver great benefits to an individual since old patterns of stagnation- both emotional and physical are released.
Once you have completed our massage course, whether the Diploma or Certificate massage course in New Plymouth you’ll be a qualified massage therapist. Thus, you’ll be able to get public liability and malpractice insurance.
Our Upcoming Massage Courses in New Zealand
Gisborne, New Zealand
Professional Raynor Massage Practitioners Certificate
Our Massage courses have helped many people with their career and personal lives.
absolutely loved the course and am changing lives using these modalities every single day
Beck Wilson14 Nov 2019
I’ve just come back from the advanced course in London - I actually did the week in October 18 but really wanted to go back again. I’d done the retreat with Dave in April/May 18 & absolutely loved it &...read moreI’ve just come back from the advanced course in London - I actually did the week in October 18 but really wanted to go back again. I’d done the retreat with Dave in April/May 18 & absolutely loved it & although I’m really pleased I went to the advanced course, I wasn’t quite ready for it either! Brandon’s style is very different to Dave’s - it’s not a case of consolidating what you’ve learnt, but it takes it to a whole new level!
Watching Brandon work deeply can be a bit shocking at first. It looks so painful...& it is! But Brandon is right about people being red, amber or green. At the start of the week I was definitely red, only going to amber the day before the last day...I wanted to go for it but held back too long. However on the Saturday I decided to get out of my comfort zone & just went for it. You have to be a green light & surrender to the deep rooted pain & tension you’ve been holding onto for years!
Yes it’s painful, but it’s momentary & it feels so good to allow yourself to let it all go. The only way to understand the power of the advanced techniques is to experience them for yourself...& then you’ll be on a mission to find someone to work on you more!
I’m so pleased I returned to the advanced course a few days ago. I arrived with a years more experience, a desire to learn & a big green light to get worked on! I received some great treatments & got to practise on amazing therapists & got awesome advice & feedback. I’ve come back with a new confidence & excited to be continuing on this journey 😊
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Catherine Harris17 Sep 2019
In May 2002 I did a remedial massage course it was held at Perth and I would tell you honestly it is a grate experience I learned a lot from Brandon he is a great teacher
Hani Mezel30 Jun 2019
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