What is a Massage Therapy?
Massage is the rubbing or kneading of the body’s soft tissues. Massage techniques are commonly applied with hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearms, feet, or a device.
Where Can I Study Massage Therapy In South Africa?
The Pyramid Beauty School.
SA College of Beauty, Hair & Health.
Nailcity Training Academy.
Hydro International College.
Mangako Beauty & Health Spa Academy.
How long does it take to become a massage therapist in South Africa?
The course typically takes between six months to two years to complete, depending on the level of qualification one is seeking.
During the course, students learn about anatomy, physiology, massage techniques, and business management.
Do you need a license to massage in South Africa?
In South Africa, the minimum legal requirement to be able to practice as a professional massage therapist is a 2-year diploma in Therapeutic Massage and registration with AHPCSA.
The 2 year diploma is 160 credits, about 80 case studies, and about 100 hours of community service.