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Minimum requirements for applications:ctha

Level 3 ITEC Massage and Anatomy & Physiology (or equivalent)

Proficient in English language

Confident with computers

Application Process:

Email us with your CV and cover letter explaining why you want to work with Pregnant and Postnatal Women.

We will contact those we would like to interview via Skype and then create a shortlist of those we would like to meet in person. The face-to-face interview will require a 15min back massage on the interviewer. Successful applicants will then be invited to sign a Licensee contract and on successful completion of the training programme will become a certified Mumanu Massage Therapist.

The six day training and course assessment includes 150+ page course manual, exams, certificate, refreshments, licensee contract, first 100 promotional leaflets.The first four days of training will prepare therapists for their case studies. Six weeks later, the final two days will be spent on theoretical and practical exams as well as further techniques, information and business basics.


Mumanu License cost: £3600 to be paid upon signing the contract. Includes training fee. 10% of all massage revenue for the duration of the contract.

Extra costs: Balms, books, leaflets (we sell these at cost price), pillows, sheets and other massaging equipment as well as printing client forms.

Grading Scheme

Students must achieve 80% or higher in each of the following to pass the course:

  1. Consultation & Massage Techniques
  2. Theory Exam
  3. Case Studies
  4. Client Feedback

Student attendance must be 100% on course study days to pass.

Consultation & Massage Techniques

The 90 minute practical exam on the fifth day of the course will assess each student’s consultation methods and massage techniques. Students will have a pregnant woman to massage on the day.

Theory Exam

The 1 hour written exam will happen on day five of the course to assess each student’s knowledge and understanding.

Case Studies

In between the two study weekends, students will be required to complete 15 pregnancy massages and hand in the case study notes on the fifth day of the course. This must be on a minimum of five people and a maximum of ten. As well as the notes, a written review of the overall case study experience will be required.

Client Feedback

Each case study participant will be required to write a Google Review on each student’s Mumanu Google+ page.

Required Reading

Mumanu Advanced Specialist Pregnancy, Labour & Postnatal Massage Manual by Samantha Thurlby-Brooks

Ina May’s Guide To Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin

What to Expect When You’re Expecting by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel (for reference only, we do not recommend this book for expectant parents)

Further Reading

Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering – Dr Sarah J. Buckley

The Thinking Woman’s Guide To Childbirth – Henci Goer

Optimal Care in Childbirth – Henci Goer

Let Birth Be Born Again – Jean Sutton

How Will I Be Born? – Jean Sutton

Birth & Breastfeeding – Dr Michel Odent

The Farmer & The Obstetrician – Dr Michel Odent