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Couples Massage Workshop

Chicago, United States

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Experience hosted by Emmanuel

2 hours
Includes equipment
Up to 1 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

IMPORTANT: Due to COVID-19 protocols, only private workshops are currently offered. Masks must be worn at all times. No exceptions!

This is an introductory workshop aimed at teaching you basic massage skills for tension and pain relief. I have offered various introductory workshop for over 10 years, and this version is for couples. It is intended to teach basic massage techniques for fun, relaxation, and minor pain relief.

This is a two-hour group class, and you must bring a partner with you so that you can practice. Please note that the workshop price is *per couple*. One person will learn how to give a massage, the other person will be on the table enjoying the massage.

In the first hour we will cover stroking, gliding, kneading, and friction techniques on the back, glutes, and legs with our partner laying face down. In the second hour we will practice techniques on legs, arms, head and neck, and chest and abdomen with the partner face up. We follow standard draping procedures and use professional-grade, hypoallergenic lotions.

Note: this is a group class, there can be up to 5 couples attending. If you prefer to schedule a private class or one at a time not shown on the calendar, please message me and we can add to the schedule.
Other things to note
The partner learning to massage should wear comfortable clothes. The partner receiving the massage will undress and lay on the table under a sheet: easily removed clothes or a bathing suit work best.
IMPORTANT: Due to COVID-19 protocols, only private workshops are currently offered. Masks must be worn at all times. No exceptions!

This is an introductory workshop aimed at teaching you basic massage skills for tension and pain relief. I have offered various introductory workshop for over 10 years, and this version is for couples. It is intended to teach basic massage techniques for fun, relaxation, and minor pain relief.…

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What's included

  • Equipment
    Equipment and supplies
    I will provide a massage table, stools, sheets,...
From $145
/ person
Fri, Dec 18
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
$145 per person
$145 per person
Availability for this experience is rare.

Meet your host, Emmanuel

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • 51 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I am the founder of The New School for Massage and River North Massage Therapy Center. Our school has helped more than 1,000 students start their massage careers over the past 19 years, and our massage center has hosted over 100,000 massage sessions. I love to share massage therapy with those who are interested in exploring touch professionally or for fun.
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Where you'll be

We will be at the River North Massage Therapy Center. The class will take place in one of the classrooms of The New School for Massage, a private vocational school that has prepared students for careers in massage therapy since 2002.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 51 reviews.

Tricia
November 2020
Emmanuel was calm, patient, and clear. His instruction made me feel at ease, and with repetition I felt as though I truly took home a lifetime skill. Well worth it!
Vaida
March 2020
Excellent workshop! Emmanuel is both an expert in his field and a skillful instructor. On top of that he is a warm person and has a great sense of humor. He was generous sharing his knowledge and patient in answering my questions. I feel like I've got a good foundation on how to give my partner a massage. Both me and my partner are very lucky to have found out about Emmanuel and this experience that he offers.
Excellent workshop! Emmanuel is both an expert in his field and a skillful instructor. On top of that he is a warm person and has a great sense of humor. He was generous sharing hi…
Cathy
January 2020
If you are looking for a great basic training for relaxation massage, this is a good option. Emmanuel is very experienced and you are able to watch and duplicate on the partner you bring. The price was well worth it as I can now give massages to my family. It will never match going to a massage therapist but that was not my goal.
If you are looking for a great basic training for relaxation massage, this is a good option. Emmanuel is very experienced and you are able to watch and duplicate on the partner you…
Alan
January 2020
Emmanuel is an expert in his field with an abundance of knowledge in massage therapy. My partner and I throughly enjoyed the experience and already looking to book another workshop with him soon. He made us feel comfortable in learning massage techniques while being patient as we learned them. Prior to taking the class, my massage skills were non-existent, the workshop did wonders in instilling confidence in me as well as providing a solid beginner foundation in massage. I would highly recommend taking this class and learning the true art of massage.
Emmanuel is an expert in his field with an abundance of knowledge in massage therapy. My partner and I throughly enjoyed the experience and already looking to book another workshop…
Haley
January 2020
Great experience! Emmanuel is very knowledgeable and my partner and I had a great time (especially him because he was on the receiving end of the massage- lol).
Bayla
January 2020
I bought this as a gift for my sister and her boyfriend. They absolutely loved it and felt that they both learned a lot in this unique experience.

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Cancellation policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 1 guest ages 21 and up can attend.