Learn to massage in New Plymouth, New Zealnd
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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.

We have three levels of Raynor Massage courses. The Online Raynor Naturopathic Massage Course is ideal for massaging friends and family or for getting started in a massage career. Our Professional Raynor Massage Certificate Course includes the online course plus 18 hours of hands on practice supervised by one of our teachers or the school principal Naturopath Brandon Raynor. Our Combined Certificates Course is a 7 day course that has a lot of practical content and is a must for anyone serious about learning Raynor Naturopathic massage.

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Graduates of Raynor massage class in Hanmer Springs

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.

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Raynor massage course in Auckland

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.

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Brandon Raynor and his wife Cori doing detailed foot massage using tools.

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

DateLocationCourseInstructor
2021-10-18Gisborne, New ZealandProfessional Raynor Massage Practitioners CertificateBrandon RaynorView Details
2021-10-25Christchurch/Hanmer Springs, New ZealandProfessional Raynor Massage Practitioners CertificateBrandon RaynorView Details
2021-10-04New Plymouth, New ZealandProfessional Raynor Massage Practitioners CertificateBrandon RaynorView Details
2021-10-25Christchurch, New Zealand7 Day Combined Certificates CourseBrandon RaynorView Details
2021-10-04New Plymouth, New Zealand7 Day Combined Certificates CourseBrandon RaynorView Details

Our Massage courses have helped many people with their career and personal lives.

Hani Mezel Avatar

positive review  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 Mezel 30 Jun 2019
Catherine Harris Avatar

positive review  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 more

Catherine Harris 17 Sep 2019
Salty Steakman Avatar

positive review  The guy's course is definitely the Ferrari of Massage courses. Been doing massage for ten years but this is a completely different modality with completely different results. Raynor is a cool caring guy and is absolutely invested in creating great... read more

Salty Steakman 25 Apr 2019
Beck Wilson Avatar

positive review  absolutely loved the course and am changing lives using these modalities every single day

Beck Wilson 14 Nov 2019
Arahia Fallon Avatar

Wow what an awesome 10 days learning from the best...Brandon Raynor! I can honestly say not only did I learn things I'd never learn in polytech, but he helped me within myself & things that I'm going through @ the... read more

Arahia Fallon 24 Mar 2019
Todd Kinsella Avatar

I have had the pleasure of learning this awesome technique of massage from what i would describe , a master of his art. Brandons skills and the way he teaches have been very inspiring. The knowledge and skills i have... read more

Todd Kinsella 16 Mar 2019
Tori Peeters Avatar

Brandon's massage course was fantastic! I did my certificate in Cambridge and absolutely loved it! Brandon's approach to the ideas of massage is unique, but very effective! As an athlete, I have had many niggles and injuries which have... read more

Tori Peeters 15 Mar 2019

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