Learning how to give a massage is a gift that keeps on giving.
Not a couple? Get together with a family member or friend and learn the art of massage aimed at relaxation, stress reduction and pain relief. Take a weekend break away to experience giving and receiving relaxing massage in a one couple only private fun-ﬁlled, information packed, hands on workshop with a focus on easy to learn massage techniques, to suit your body type, conditions, injuries, and lifestyle.
The Program – Friday to Sunday:
FRIDAY: Arrive and check-in Friday from 2.00pm. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon settling in and chilling out. If you are looking for deeper relaxation, a private sauna and spa experience is on offer at no extra cost. Enjoy a casual dinner from 6.00 to 7.30 with your hosts.
From 7.30 to 8.30 we will explore the theory needed to understand the beneﬁts of massage, the oils and techniques used, and discuss any health issues that can be contra-indicated for treatment. Notes provided.
Workshop – Saturday morning 8.00 am to midday: Learn and practice giving and receiving the relaxing and therapeutic beneﬁts of massage, developing skills that will serve you for a lifetime. During this hands-on training, you will learn how to create a relaxing environment, the basic massage strokes, and how to give your partner a massage on a massage table.
Free Time – The remainder of the day and evening is for you to get out and about and explore the local wineries, craft beer breweries, and the wonderful cafes and restaurants throughout McLaren Vale region.
SUNDAY: Another wonderful breakfast to enjoy.
Workshop – 8.00am to midday, Learn how to do a seated massage, relieving tension through the neck, shoulders and spine. Then you will learn a technique called Foot Zone Therapy for stress release.
Lunch: A light lunch of sandwiches, fruit and cheese platter will be provided from midday to 1.00pm.
Check out: Time to head back home with the massage and stress relieving therapy skills you have learnt during your visit with us. If you have later ﬂights to catch you are welcome to stay in the apartment until you need to leave for the airport.
What you need to bring:
Please wear loose-ﬁtting, comfortable clothing. Your body will be covered at all times except for the area being massaged, for example, your back will be exposed for back massage, while the remainder of your body will be covered.
All materials, oils, towels, and equipment will be provided.
Extensive notes covering all training will be provided.
What is provided in the cost:
Airport pick up and drop off for those ﬂying in to Adelaide.
2 nights accommodation with sumptuous breakfast provisions.
Friday night casual dinner with your hosts Gaye and Peter.
Use of the Sauna and Spa.
8 hours of massage and stress relieving therapy workshop.
Light lunch on Sunday.
What is not provided in the cost:
Any activities taken on Saturday after the workshop. This time is at your own cost, including taxis, winery tours and meals.
OPTIONAL EXTRA: Car and Driver for 3 hours Saturday afternoon Winery tour – $150.00.