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Unlocking The Pelvis & Lower Back

Course Overview

This course is designed to enhance your understanding and practical skills in addressing pelvic mobility and lower back pain associated with anterior pelvic rotation.

Through pre-course online learning, you'll explore pelvic anatomy, covering key bones, muscles, and joints, and introduces the concept of pelvic alignment, specifically anterior tilt and its impact on posture and movement.

Participants will delve into the relationship between anterior pelvic rotation and lower back pain, learning to identify this and how to work with clients to help alleviate pain related to this.

The core of the course focuses on hands-on massage techniques for the major muscle groups crossing the pelvis, such as the hip flexors, hamstrings, adductors and glutes as well as lower back muscles including quadratrus lumborum and erector spinae group.

Ideal for massage therapists, sports massage therapists, and body workers, this course equips you with the essential tools to improve pelvic mobility and alleviate pain effectively.

Unlocking The Body - Series

Did you know we have a series of Unlocking the Body courses? Check out all courses here.

Course Syllabus

  • Review basic anatomy of the pelvis and lower back
  • Understand and locate main boney landmarks of the pelvis and lower back
  • Understanding lower back pain in relation to anterior pelvic rotation
  • Hands-on massage techniques for working on muscle groups crossing the pelvis
  • Massage application prone, supine and side-line to access muscle groups
  • Applying appropriate towel management for safe and comfortable treatments

Assessment Criteria

Assessment Criteria

You will be assessed throughout the day to ensure you are providing safe treatments. You will receive your Cotswold Academy Certificate of Attendance at the end of the day to take away with you.

Certification and CPD Points: 

Cotswold Academy Certificate of Attendance - 5 CPD points per day

Entry Requirements

In order to take part in this course, you must already have acquired a massage based diploma such as Level 3 Diploma in Massage / Aromatherapy / Sports Massage or equivalent such as Physiotherapy, Osteopathy, Chiropractic or Accupuncture. We will ask you to provide a copy of your qualification. Please enquire if you are uncertain about your qualification.

Why Train with Us

At the Academy, we are dedicated to providing the highest quality training in Complementary Therapies and Sports Massage, ensuring that each student attains the highest level of professional qualification. What sets us apart is our unwavering commitment to your success.

Here's why you should choose us:

1. Guaranteed Small Group Tuition: We believe in personalised support, so our class sizes are kept small, with a maximum of 10 students per tutor. This ensures that you receive individual attention and guidance throughout your training.

2. Passionate, Experienced Tutors: Our experienced tutors are not just educators; they are industry experts committed to upholding the highest standards. You'll learn from the best in the field.

3. Free Thursday Evening Support: Your learning journey doesn't end when you're qualified. We offer free Thursday in person evening support, available both during your training and after you've earned your certification. We're here to assist you every step of the way.

4. A Positive, Inclusive Learning Environment: Our academy provides a fun and friendly atmosphere where you can immerse yourself in your studies and connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for complementary therapies.

5. Exclusive student TOTUM Card Eligibility: All our courses qualify you to apply for a TOTUM card, granting you access to discounts and savings at various retailers, making your educational journey even more cost-effective.

6. Ongoing Industry Support: We are committed to your success as a qualified therapist. Beyond your training, we offer free talks on setting up your own practice, provide access to exclusive Facebook groups with job opportunities, and maintain regular contact with your dedicated tutor. We're here to support your journey into the industry.

When you choose the Academy, you're not just choosing a training college; you're choosing a pathway to a successful and fulfilling career in Complementary Therapies. Join us today and embark on a journey of knowledge, growth, and achievement.

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