Learn to massage in New Plymouth, New Zealnd
Massage Class in Auckland

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 on an “on demand” basis, if we have 4 or more students wanting to take the course.  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.

Our five-day Certificate course will give you a strong foundation in massage and with Raynor Massage techniques. This course will enable you to get started in the massage profession, or if you just want to perform a complete body massage on your family, friends or colleagues. You will learn massage techniques to work the feet, legs, hands, arms, back, abdomen, face and head.

Our ten-day combined Diploma and Certificate Raynor massage course is created for individuals who want to begin a new career in the massage industry or for health professionals currently in the industry who would like to boost their skills to include a broad range of philosophies and techniques which make Raynor massage unique and one of the world’s cutting edge massage therapies.

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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 Plymoouth you’ll be a qualified massage therapist. Thus, you’ll be able to get public liability and malpractice insurance.

Our Upcoming Massage Courses

Sorry, there are no upcoming courses currently scheduled for this area. Please contact us to register your interest.

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

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
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
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
Jenny Gayanilo Avatar

positive review  I give glory to God????. I just finished my Certificate in five days with great results. I brought with me the techniques of being: Caring, Conscious and Coaching. Our beloved trainor was great, beautiful with respect. She is highly... read more

Jenny Gayanilo 21 Oct 2018
Jai Stone Avatar

positive review  I've just finished the diploma massage course. I've previously done another massage course and I can say Brandon's course surpasses the other course I did. Completely loved this course, defiantly recommend if you want to become a health practitioner and... read more

Jai Stone 01 Dec 2018
Taylor Hamilton-Giggins Avatar

positive review  Excellent teaching, great techniques, beautiful learning space! Would heavily recommend to anyone!

Taylor Hamilton-Giggins 22 Dec 2018
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
Garry Draper Avatar

positive review  Just completed diploma course with the man himself Brandon Raynor.
What we learned in two weeks would elude most in a lifetime.
Congratulations Brandon for following your passion, and delivering it to others so effectively.

Garry Draper 04 Dec 2018
Manda Curtis Avatar

positive review  I have just completed the Raynor Massage course in Sydney and can't recommend it highly enough! I didn't have any experience in massage beforehand, and found the course easy to follow and the techniques super effective! Brandon's endless knowledge and... read more

Manda Curtis 11 Oct 2018
Mibu Medispa Avatar

I have just finished my diploma course with Brandon raynor. The level of skill and precision in which I can now locate and delete tension is amazing. I would of never of thought I would of learned so much in... read more

Mibu Medispa 06 Oct 2018

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