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World practical massage training with the touch of healing in Amorgos. An opportunity to train with an award-winning International Massage Therapist.

These programs are an ideal choice for anyone who wishes to begin practicing massage therapy. Suitable for complete beginners and no previous massage experience necessary to attend. Our course is intensive 6 days fast- track training and is an internationally recognized qualification and after this course you will be able to work professionally in spas, hotels, gyms, yoga studios etc.

Available courses
• Swedish / Holistic full body massage Level 3 Diploma Course:  6 days – 40 hours
• Swedish / Holistic full body massage Level 2 Course: 4 days – 24 hours
• Swedish / Holistic full body massage Level 1 Course:  3 days 16 hours  

Course Manuals
All course manuals are included in the price of the course – you will get a bound hard copy course manual given to you on the day of your training.

TRAVELLING DURING COVID?

It is possible to travel to Greece from anywhere with our massage school invitation that we provide to our students. For further information you can always get in touch with us.

(Students recently visited from the United States, Europe, South Africa…)

Course includes

  • All Swedish massage techniques (the most popular type of massage treatment today) and many advanced techniques, allowing moving for further training like deep tissue, sports massage, hot stones, trigger point massage etc. 
  • You will learn to correct your own ‘’body posture’’ (use your body correctly).
  • The importance of contraindications and precautions.
  • The use of intake-forms (questionnaire for health, client overall assessment).
  • Time and space management.
  • “Draping” describes how we “protect” the receiver during a massage session so that he does not feel exposed  
  • Basic introduction to Anatomy and Physiology & understanding of the human “Body Mechanics”.
  • How to do a full body- personalized treatment in 1 hour and 1.5 hour session. 
  • Most of the day will be spent giving and receiving massages in pairs, giving feedback while the teacher supervises them.

Our extra gifts to you

  • You will get an Anatomy and Physiology manual.
  • Tea, water, massage beds, oils, clean towels, disposable underwear (if required), massage oils etc.

Levels

  • Beginners
  • Intermediate (Ideal for qualified therapists who are looking to refresh their skills)

Instruction language

  • English

Hours

  • 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
  • Small classes give you the individual attention you will need as beginners.

Meet your teacher


Christos Theodosis
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World practical massage training with the touch of healing in Amorgos. An opportunity to train with an award-winning International Massage Therapist.

These programs are an ideal choice for anyone who wishes to begin practicing massage therapy. Suitable for complete beginners and no previous massage experience necessary to attend. Our course is intensive 6 days fast- track training and is an internationally recognized qualification and after this course you will be able to work professionally in spas, hotels, gyms, yoga studios etc.

Available courses
• Swedish / Holistic full body massage Level 3 Diploma Course:  6 days – 40 hours
• Swedish / Holistic full body massage Level 2 Course: 4 days – 24 hours
• Swedish / Holistic full body massage Level 1 Course:  3 days 16 hours

Course Manuals
All course manuals are included in the price of the course – you will get a bound hard copy course manual given to you on the day of your training.

TRAVELLING DURING COVID?

It is possible to travel to Greece from anywhere with our massage school invitation that we provide to our students. For further information you can always get in touch with us.

(Students recently visited from the United States, Europe, South Africa…)

Course includes

  • All Swedish massage techniques (the most popular type of massage treatment today) and many advanced techniques, allowing moving for further training like deep tissue, sports massage, hot stones, trigger point massage etc. 
  • You will learn to correct your own ‘’body posture’’ (use your body correctly).
  • The importance of contraindications and precautions.
  • The use of intake-forms (questionnaire for health, client overall assessment).
  • Time and space management.
  • “Draping” describes how we “protect” the receiver during a massage session so that he does not feel exposed  
  • Basic introduction to Anatomy and Physiology & understanding of the human “Body Mechanics”.
  • How to do a full body- personalized treatment in 1 hour and 1.5 hour session. 
  • Most of the day will be spent giving and receiving massages in pairs, giving feedback while the teacher supervises them.

Our extra gifts to you

  • You will get an Anatomy and Physiology manual.
  • Tea, water, massage beds, oils, clean towels, disposable underwear (if required), massage oils etc.

Levels

  • Beginners
  • Intermediate (Ideal for qualified therapists who are looking to refresh their skills)

Instruction language

  • English

Hours

  • 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
  • Small classes give you the individual attention you will need as beginners.

Meet your teacher


Christos Theodosis
Read more…

An opportunity to train with an award-winning International Massage Therapist

An opportunity to train with
an award-winning International Massage Therapist

Are you ready to experience world class practical message training?

Send us your inquiry

MEET YOUR TEACHER

  • Christos Theodosis
    Christos Theodosis Anatomy & Physiology
    🥇 Gold Medal in the Greek Competition 2021
    🥈 Silver Medal in the International Massage Championship 2021

    Christos is an experienced physiotherapist, specialised in musculoskeletal therapy. With many years of experience in the field, Christos has been working with people from all over the world. He has extensive experience in working in rehabilitation of the body, healing practices and has expanded his work in wellness, with reflexology, studies in TCM and acupuncture. Passionate about wellbeing and healthy functioning of the body, Christos travelled to the motherland of yoga, India where he took further studies and practical experience.

Your questions, answered

FAQ’s

BOOKING PROCESS

Is a deposit required?

A deposit of 30% of the total cost is required upon booking, in order for your spot to be confirmed. The remaining amount must be paid 15days prior to the start of the training (non-refundable).

Is the massage equipment provided?

Massage tables , oils , essential oils, and towels are included.

If someone would like to stay more days than massage course duration, is that possible?

Of course you can extend your stay and enjoy the healing energy of Amorgos. Please advise our team in advance to ensure there is availability for your desired dates, as special rates are offered for this occasion, always depending on availability.

What if I need to cancel my spot ?

All cancellations confirmed 1 month prior to the starting date of the massage course will receive full refund of their deposit. Later cancellations than that, will not be eligible for a refund but can be transferred to the next massage course bach.

In case of any kind of unpredictable situations, like pandemics, and only if travelling on booking’s period is forbidden by Governments, then no refund can apply, but the 30% paid deposit will be transferred towards the next training bach. If this will also be affected, or the dates are not suitable for the person, then the amount of the 30% paid deposit can be used for individual accommodation at Aegialis hotel & Spa, depending always on availability. In case the new choice of training differs in price, either higher or lower than the originally booked package, this difference in cost will be settled upon arrival together with the remaining payment of the package.

What's the difference between level 1 & level 2?

Choose what suits you. It depends on you how much time and days you would like to spend learning the basic massage techniques.

What is included in the package usually offered?

  • Luxury accommodation for your stay ;
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at award winning restaurant;
  • Optional yoga lesson daily;
  • Study manual;
  • Transfers from Amorgos port to the hotel on arrival;
  • Transfers from hotel to Amorgos port on departure;
  • Activities around the island;
  • Guided island tour;
  • Use of the spa facilities – hammam, sauna, jacuzzi, indoor sea water pool;
  • Upon successful course completion, certification or diploma will be given. Our certifications have been approved and internationally recognized by EEFETHMA, IMA, EMA.

I'm a beginner, can I attend the course?

You can customize the duration of the courses according to the experience and the time you’re willing to offer. You can always contact us for more information at info@aegialis.com.

Can I work abroad with my certification/diploma?

Our courses are recognized, but you must check the standards and insurance in each country as every country has different requirements.

How do you become a massage therapist?

The main avenue and the most appropriate avenue to do this is to get certified. Getting certified requires you to go to school to get the proper training to have credibility. Without credibility, it can be very dangerous working on clients without the proper training. Not only it can injure others, but it can get you or your employer in a lot of legal trouble for not having you prepared.

What kind of classes can you expect as a massage therapist?

As a massage therapy student you can expect to learn not only how to massage your clients, but the history of massage therapy, how to make your clients comfortable, various modalities, how to advertise your own business and many other miscellaneous tools to help you become a successful professional in the industry.

What kind of jobs can you have a massage therapist?

As a massage therapist there are a variety of places you can work at. One common avenue is a spa. At spas, clients get to enter an oasis of relaxation and get pampered through various activities, one being a lovely massage. Another job therapists commonly obtain is working as a body worker at a physical therapy clinic. Other jobs assist from working at spas and rehabs include working everywhere from gyms to cruise ships and even hotels.

Is it hard to become a massage therapist?

Becoming a massage therapist is only hard if you don’t want to become a massage therapist. If you desire it enough, it can be achieved. At school you’re given the appropriate tools and the necessary help from teachers and faculty to succeed. If a student is in need of more assistance it’s possible to get help with extra tutoring or one on one attention.

I’ve lost my qualification certificate

Email info@aegialis.com with your request. Please be aware that we thoroughly check all available records to ensure the certificate is in the right name, at the right level and going to someone who has properly qualified with the certification, an invoice will be raised and sent to you with our bank details. When the invoice is confirmed as paid, your replacement certificate will be posted to the address you give. Alternatively, you can send us a cheque by arrangement, and when the money is confirmed as arrived in our bank account, your certificate will be sent.

ACCOMMODATION

What types of rooms do you have?

During your training, you may choose from single accommodation, or shared accommodation as double, triple or quadruple. All rooms come with sea views and an elegant decor, to provide you with inspiration and an overall relaxing experience.

Is there internet available at the hotel?

Yes you can enjoy complimentary WI-FI.

Can I bring pets?

On some occasions we can allow space for pets, however this needs to be arranged at the time of your booking, Kindly note that pets are not allowed in our restaurants and the spa areas. The medical booklet is needed in any case and pet has to be on its leash when being outside of the room.

FOOD

Are the meals included in this package?

Delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided daily made from mostly local ingredients. Vegetarian and vegan options can be offered as well. In case of any dietary requests kindly advise upon booking.

What drinks are included in my package?

Daily freshly squeezed juices, water, herbal teas.

TRAVEL & ISLAND

Can i visit during COVID-19?

It is possible to travel to Greece from anywhere with our massage school invitation that we provide to our students. For further information you can always get in touch with us.

(Students recently visited from the United States, Europe, South Africa…)

Do you offer transfers to the hotel?

Arrival and departure transfers in Amorgos are included in your package.

How do I get to Amorgos island?

As the easternmost island of the Cycladic region, Amorgos can only be reached by boat. There are two ports on the island, Aegiali and Katapola. Ferries depart from Piraeus port, Athens. Schedule of the ferries can be found online: www.openseas.gr and both ports have to be chosen in order to find all options.

ARE YOU READY TO START?

Get in touch and let us know. An unforgettable massage experience in magical Amorgos island awaits you.

22 days Hatha, Vinyasa and Ashtanga yoga
200 hour YTT in Amorgos island, Greece

Expert tip: This is one of the most popular trainings offered in Greece.

Aegialis School of Yoga welcomes you to explore your yoga journey and kickstart your teaching career in this 200 hour yoga teacher training at one of the most famous yoga destinations in the world. Renowned for its high end yoga facilities and being a top yoga and meditation retreat destination, this is an amazing opportunity to start your yoga teaching journey on a beautiful island known for its high terrestrial magnetism and peaceful energy. This course is suitable for yoga enthusiasts who are ready to become yoga teachers, or for those who wish to dive deeper in the yogic lifestyle and spirituality. 

This is an intensive 200 hour YTT, where you will learn a lot, challenge your self-limited beliefs and deepen your asana practice and yoga philosophy knowledge. You will learn from our highly skilled teachers and be inspired by the powerful energy of the island. In this course, you will dive deep into the yoga philosophy, learn the asanas with an emphasis on alignment and anatomy and explore the yoga lifestyle in depth. As a bonus, you will also learn how to run your own yoga retreats and studio, and learn about the power marketing and business side whilst remaining authentic and true to your own unique style. At the successful completion of this course, the students can register with Yoga Alliance International.

Enjoy the tranquility of Amorgos island, with breathtaking views from all rooms and the beautiful mountainous landscape. A delicious breakfast buffet will be served daily, with fresh organic foods, as well as an abundant lunch and dinner menu. All meals are vegetarian and vegan.

Course Highlights

  • Study and practice of the asanas with specific focus on benefits and alignment; 
  • Introduction to the philosophy of yoga and Sanskrit basics;
  • An in depth look at Ashtanga – the eightfold path. 
  • Study of pranayama techniques and daily pranayama practice;
  • Daily meditation sessions;
  • An in depth look at the chakras; 
  • Mantras and mudras;
  • Introduction to Ayurveda, diet and lifestyle; 
  • Learn teaching yoga techniques and ethics;
  • Introduction to anatomy and body systems;
  • Self-development workshop;
  • Yoga business start-up workshop;
  • How to run and host your own retreats workshop.

Types of Yoga

  • Hatha Yoga
  • Vinyasa
  • Ashtanga
  • Nidra

Levels

  • Beginners
  • Intermediate

Instruction language

  • English

Meet the instructors


Miriam, Stamatis & Kalliovi

SPECIAL OFFER

Book for April/May, October/November and get free use of brand new SUP (Paddle board) equipment. Offer your group a unique experience and take your yoga practice on the tranquil waters of the Aegean sea.

HOST RETREAT

Find the best package to suit your groups’ needs. Contact our expert yoga retreat planning team to discuss all the opportunities available for you and create unforgettable memories in Amorgos island.

22 days Hatha, Vinyasa and Ashtanga yoga
200 hour YTT in Amorgos island, Greece

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