Learn To Massage

We hold Raynor massage courses around New Zealand. If you’d like to learn more about somewhere specific, click the links for each location below.

Practical Training

You can train with us in our short and intensive courses designed to get you massaging quickly and effectively. Our courses do not burden you with written exams and irrelevant material. Instead, teachers demonstrate techniques which students practice while the instructor gives individual feedback. On the first day of the course you will both give and receive a massage, an important first step in building confidence and experience in massaging real bodies and real people. Additionally, our expert teachers give as much advice and support as you feel you need while you learn this unique massage style.

Holistic Philosophy

One of the unique elements of Raynor massage is its holistic philosophy. We see the body as an integrated whole, understanding that problem-causing tension can manifest anywhere, even where symptoms are not immediately apparent. Our students learn to track and then remove ‘bands’ of tension that run through the body.

Traditional Eastern understandings of the body have always recognized how emotional tension can affect the physical body. Emotional stress, trauma and everyday living have an impact on the physical body – this leads to tension and tightness in muscles which often causes pain, restriction of movement and long term problems when untreated. You can read more about the philosophy behind Raynor massage here by reading some of the articles written by Brandon:

Start Your New Career

We have three levels of Raynor Massage courses. The 5 day Raynor Massage Certificate course  is ideal for massaging friends and family or for getting started in a massage career. Our  10 day Raynor Massage Diploma Course, which also incorporates the 5 day Certificate is for those who are serious about a career in massage. The Advanced Practitioner’s Diploma is only available to students who already have our Diploma and who ideally also have experience in using the massage professionally.

Use our Contact Us form for more details or to discuss your individual needs. You can request us to come and teach a massage course in any location in New Zealand. We usually require a minimum of 4 people. See group packages for more details. Also you can email us and put your name down for any future Raynor massage courses in New Zealand. Discounts are available in certain circumstances, if you’d like to learn more then contact us.

 

Our Upcoming Massage Courses

Raynor Massage Certificate Course

Length
5 Days

Synopsis
Our 5 day Raynor Massage Certificate Course teaches students all the basics of Raynor massage. No previous experience is necessary to take this course, so it is a great place for beginners to start. This short massage course is highly recommended for people wanting to massage friends and family, although it will also qualify you to start practicing as a therapist.

Prerequisite Requirements
None

Scheduled Courses

DateLocationInstructor
2019-12-02Tauranga, NZBrandon RaynorView Details

Learn more about our Massage Certificate Course

Raynor Massage Diploma Course

Length
10 Days

Synopsis
Our 10 day Raynor Massage Diploma Course includes the 5 day Raynor Massage Certificate Course. Our students begin by learning how to give a therapeutic massage over the first 5 days, we then build on this foundation by teaching more advanced techniques and knowledge. From joint mobilisation techniques to reflexology and aromatherapy, this course gives you everything you need to massage effectively. We recommend this course to prospective students who would like to practice as professional massage therapists.

Prerequisite Requirements
None

Scheduled Courses

DateLocationInstructor
2019-12-02Tauranga, NZBrandon RaynorView Details
2019-11-18Hanmer Springs, NZArt WeeksView Details

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Raynor Advanced Practitioner's Diploma Course

Length
5 Days

Synopsis
Our 5 day Raynor Advanced Practitioners Diploma Course covers the additional aspects of Raynor massage which make it into an art form. Our students will shift their focus to emotional release work, enhancing your rhythm and flow as a therapist, massage strategy and diagnosis. This class is only open to graduates of the Raynor Massage Diploma Course.

Prerequisite Requirements
None

Scheduled Courses

DateLocationInstructor

Learn more about our Advanced Diploma Course

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

Dionnise Dangler Avatar

Brandon Raynor has developed the most advanced therapeutic massage techniques I have ever felt and seen around the whole world, I was in a near fatal truck accident and was blessed to receive this amazing schooling and therapy 7 years... read more

Dionnise Dangler 08 Nov 2018
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
Sripati Dee Avatar

I am a big fan of Brandon Raynor's School of Natural Therapies, I continue to be reaping benefits from his wonderful deep tissue massage. This has revolutionised my health and well-being as I have endured major surgery on 3... read more

Sripati Dee 08 Sep 2017
Keogh Reid Avatar

I have finally completed the Advanced Raynor Massage course I completed the diploma back in 2014 and has been a great new start for me but then recently I did the Advanced course and this was truly transformative. The skills... read more

Keogh Reid 03 Nov 2018
Danielle Taylor Avatar

Doing the Certificate and Diploma courses were totally life changing for me and I would highly recommend these courses!! Not only did I learn amazing skills and knowledge in a beautiful learning environment, I also met wonderful friends on... read more

Danielle Taylor 04 Mar 2018
Mel Blando Adriatico Avatar

I never thought the diploma course will be transformative. But, I experienced transformation at the last week of the course which enables me to see myself in a different way. I have to thanks Brandon for that, he is just... read more

Mel Blando Adriatico 01 Jan 2018
Simon Walker Avatar

Brilliant course! Extremely professional and fun at the same time. All practical which is exactly what I needed having studied anatomy and physiology previously. Have been practising massage for 2 years now and honestly, this style is... read more

Simon Walker 29 Sep 2017
Manda Curtis Avatar

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
Taylor Hamilton-Giggins Avatar

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

Taylor Hamilton-Giggins 22 Dec 2018
Amanda Curtis Avatar

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

Amanda Curtis 10 Oct 2018

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