Learn to massage in Palmerston North
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Welcome to our Raynor Massage School in Palmerston North, New Zealand. We are an international massage school founded in Australia by Naturopath Brandon Raynor. Brandon Raynor’s Massage and Natural Therapies School has been teaching Raynor massage courses in New Zealand for 18 years and internationally for 23 years.

Brandon Raynor Naturopath and School Principal

Brandon Raynor has 5 Diplomas in the healing arts (Diploma of Naturopathy, Diploma of Remedial Massage, Diploma of Shiatsu, Diploma of Chinese Herbal Medicine and a Diploma in Ayurvedic Medicine). He has been practising massage therapy for the last thirty years and has been travelling the world for the last 25 years exploring the best approaches to massage therapy and other healing arts. He started teaching what he had learned in 1997 in Sydney Australia and since then Brandon Raynor’s Massage and Natural therapies College has expanded to teach in many cities in many countries around the world. See here for our full worldwide course calendar.

Brandon’s style of massage is a combination of therapeutic massage, shiatsu, Thai massage, Chinese massage, Ayurvedic massage, joint adjustments and deep tissue massage. He has created many new massage techniques and he has discovered how muscular tension exists in the human body as bands of tension. His manner of teaching is down to earth and straight to the point. Brandon only teaches what he uses and does not just fill a course with unnecessary jargon. Please have a read of some of our past students google reviews of our school in Australia and in Brandon’s style of massage came to be known as Raynor Naturopathic Massage Therapy as it is truly a unique style of treatment that is extremely effective at getting to the roots of tension in the body and has greatly beneficial effects upon the mind and spirit too. Here is an example of Raynor Massage as practised by the founder of Raynor Massage Naturopath Brandon Raynor.

Our youtube site has more than 43,000 subscribers from all over the world. You are welcome to browse over 300 videos that we have on our site. You can access the main Raynor massage youtube site here.

Our main course that we will be teaching in Palmerston North will be our Professional Raynor Massage Certificate Course, which is a combination of our online course with our 18 hour hands on seminar.

Our next course that we have planned for Palmerston North will be held on November 20th and 21st, 2020.

A large part of our profits go towards our Raynor Naturopathic Gardens and Wildlife Refuge, just north of the Sunshine Coast in Australia

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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.

Raynor massage course in Palmerston North, New Zealand
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 Palmerston North you’ll be a qualified massage therapist. Thus, you’ll be able to get public liability and malpractice insurance.

We also offer courses in other forms of Natural Therapies including a Wholefood nutrition course, a Vegan Nutrition Course, Herbal Medicine course , Ayurvedic and Chinese Medicine, Flower essences from around the world, an Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology course and a Naturopathy course

Our Upcoming Massage Courses

Professional Raynor Massage Practitioners Certificate Course

Length
18 hour hands on seminar plus time required to complete online course (estimated 40 hours).

Synopsis
This course is designed for people that would like to practice Raynor Massage at a professional level. It is an introductory course and prerequisite for all of our other Raynor Massage Courses.

Prerequisite Requirements
None

Scheduled Courses

DateLocationInstructor
2020-11-20Palmerston North, New ZealandBrandon RaynorView Details

Learn more about our Professional Raynor Massage Practitioners Certificate Course

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

Pamela Hemopo Avatar

What an absolute pleasure to train as a massage therapist at a facility with such a high level of professionalism.From day one through to graduation.What a delight to learn from staff and students that celebrate life,put hearts in front of... read more

Pamela Hemopo 24 Oct 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
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
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
Keogh Reid Avatar

positive review  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
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
The Holistic Massage House Avatar

If you're looking for a one stop shop for massage and actually want a career of helping people, not just giving them temporary relief, look no further!!! Do not waste 12 months of your life learning a routine massage. If... read more

The Holistic Massage House 10 Oct 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
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
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

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