Welcome to Highland Institute of Massage

Massage Training Institute Providing Remedial and Sports Massage Therapy Courses in Inverness.

Our massage training institute and clinic offers expert training in REMEDIAL MASSAGE, ADVANCED REMEDIAL MASSAGE, and SPORTS THERAPY.  Also, available are various Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Courses and Seminars for qualified therapists.








A further study of physiology, anatomy and pathology of common neuro-musculo-skeletal conditions. Advanced examination procedures Advanced massage and mobilising techniques which are explained and demonstrated by your tutors Recommended reading and research This course consists of 10 weekends spread over the year The programme includes.

  1. Advanced Remedial Patient examinations, reflex testing, BP, contraindications, safety tests, Lumbar spine, examination and treatment of lumbar spine lesions
  2. Muscle energy techniques and Neuro-muscular techniques, The Pelvis
  3. The foot and ankle
  4. The knee joint
  5. Hip and sacrum
  6. Thoracic vertebrae, ribs, diaphragm
  7. The Shoulder, Wrist and elbow
  8. The sacrum, abdominal and more myofascial techniques
  9. Mock exams and revision, Introduction to other techniques such as ultrasound, dry needling
  10. Exam Weekend

Each of the days are available as a one day workshop.

 Starting April 2020
The theoretical part of the course is directly provided by the Northern Institute. This consists of 4 units
  1. Introduction to advanced patient examinations: patients in acute pain and examples of painful symptoms; joint examinations; examples of patient treatment notes; areas of law affecting complementary therapists.
  2. Continuation of pain including psychological aspects, referred pain, healing, sleep, massage and their relationship to pain. Tendons and ligaments are addressed here in a separate document.
  3. Primary and secondary pathologies, arthritis the types, causes, symptoms, Groin injury and hip issues
  4. Ageing and degeneration of the spine; origins of back pain, disc problems, treating back and sacro-iliac joint pain, effects of spinal misalignment

Practical course dates:

11th &12th April

16th&17th May

13th &14th June

1st & 2nd August

22nd & 23rd August

26th & 27th September

24th & 25th October

22nd & 23rd November

Cost £1500



  1. Course Introduction
  2. Towel technique
  3. Leg massage
  4. Anatomy and practice
  5. Neck & shoulder
  6. Foot & ankle massage
  7. Full body routine

Course Dates 8th & 9th February 2020

                   21st & 22nd March 2020

Course Fees £350


Basic/Swedish Massage Course. This course provides you with a good grounding in massage techniques but also anatomy and physiology

Course will start 8th & 9th February 2020. Other dates to follow,awaiting venue confirmation

Cost £800

Have any questions? Give us a call 07749801628