Brandon Raynor’s Massage and Natural Therapies School has been teaching Raynor massage courses in New Zealand for 15 years and internationally for 20 years. We offer excited to offer massage courses in Whanganui, New Zealand on an “on demand” basis. This means we can schedule a course if at least 4 or more students wanting to take the course, and we offer regular courses in Auckland and Hanmer Springs. Please email email@example.com for more details.
Raynor Naturopathic Massage is a unique form of deep tissue massage therapy that is designed to completely eliminate residual tension from the client’s body. It draws upon Eastern massage styles like Shiatsu and Thai massage by working on lines or bands of tension caused by energetic blockages in the person, as well as Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine.
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.
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 Whanganui 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.
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 😊
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 moreBrandon'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 required treatment, but none of them have released my upper body tension in the way the Raynor techniques did! I would highly recommend this course to anyone who is looking to release physical or emotional tension and improve the quality of life for themselves/friends/family. Brandon has a world of knowledge and experience, he has a genuine and caring demeanor, and is a fantastic teacher. I cannot speak more highly of him and his course!read less
Tori Peeters15 Mar 2019
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 moreI 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 learnt in the first 40 hour course have proven to me, Brandon is genuienly out to pass his knowledge on to his students in the quickest and most effective way. If you want to learn the art of massage and tension release in the body this course is the one you need. Next week i am back to do the 40 hour diploma ... Cant Wait !!!! Thanks so much Brandon this has been life changing for me .. Toddread less
Todd Kinsella16 Mar 2019
absolutely loved the course and am changing lives using these modalities every single day
Beck Wilson14 Nov 2019
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 moreWow 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 moment to realize, yes all my decisions I'm making are exactly what I need to be doing to heal myself & keep my girls happy & healthy. I'm truly honored to have meet Brandon & lucky enough to get on this course. Thank you for your beautiful light & encourage more to do this course. Kiaoraread less
Arahia Fallon24 Mar 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
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 moreThe 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 practitioners as he is a true professional. Had lots of fun on this course and has taken my life in a new direction. So happy I did the course after deliberating for three years! Hopefully this type of massage/therapy spreads world wide! Truly an experience :)read less
Salty Steakman25 Apr 2019
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