Welcome to Olympia Beauty 2019!

The National Massage Championship

The National Massage Championship would like to welcome massage therapists and bodyworkers from the UK to participate in the first ever National Massage Championship. This is an opportunity for novice and qualified therapists to showcase their technique and bodywork skills in six different categories. This event will bring together judges who are industry experts from recognised massage schools, inspirational tutors and leading figures in the CAM industry from the United Kingdom and worldwide. This event is run by therapists for therapists and judged by International Judges with extensive professional massage therapy experience.

Prizes: As a winner of National Massage Championship you'll receive a certificate and trophy, accompanied by a wealth of exclusive gifts from leading brands and the recognition from your industry peers. As a competitor you will receive a certificate of participation and goody bag from leading industry brands worth £75

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Photo by Jon Bradley

Introducing the competition categories...

Advanced Massage

£109 for one competition
  • £149 for two competitions
  • You must be a qualified therapist to participate in this category. This includes any advance massage techniques such as deep tissue, remedial/sports techniques, MFR, NMT, mobilisation or any other advanced massage technique including Swedish Massage technique.

SPA/Wellness Massage

£109 for one competition
  • £149 for two competitions
  • You must be a qualified therapist to participate in this category. Classical Swedish, Beauty and Spa style massage techniques. No advanced massage techniques allowed or other equipment (see Advance Massage category).

Freestyle Massage

£109 for one competition
  • £149 for two competitions
  • You must be a qualified therapist to participate in this category. Includes Traditional Thai, Tai-Na, Lomi Lomi, Ayuvedic Massage and others.

Eastern Massage

£109 for one competition
  • £149 for two competitions
  • You must be a qualified therapist to participate in this category. This category is for the bodyworker who has a creative mind and has innovative techniques, either traditional or new. You can mix any western/eastern technique or other modalities and equipment/tools are allowed.

Chair Massage

£69 for one competition
  • £109 for two competitions
  • You must be a qualified therapist to participate in this category. This massage should be implemented on an industry standard professional massage chair and the model must be fully clothed. You can be creative in the technique in this category. Please supply your own chair. No chair? Please request a chair when registering.

Swedish/Deep Tissue

£109 for one competition
  • £149 for two competitions
  • You must be qualified therapist, this category includes Classic/Swedish Massage and Deep Tissue Techniques. No tools allowed (see Advanced massage category)

PLEASE NOTE: Once you have completed registration and payment for The National Massage Championship 2019, your entry is non-refundable and non-transferable.

  • Competition Program

    Saturday 28th September 2019

    7.45am: Registration open 

    9.00am – 10.00am: SPA/Wellness Category Round 1 and Freestyle Category Round 1 

    10.30am – 11.30am: SPA/Wellness Category Round 2 and Freestyle Category Round 2

    12.00pm – 1.00pm: SPA/Wellness Category Round 3 and Freestyle Category Round 3

    1.00pm - 2.00pm: Lunch break

    2.10pm - 2.25pm: Awards for SPA/Wellness and Freestyle Categories

    2.30pm -3.30pm Eastern Category Round 1

    4pm – 5pm – Eastern Category Round 2

    2.30pm – 3.10pm – Chair Category Round 1

    4.00pm-5.00pm: Chair Category Round 2

    5.15pm – 5.30pm – Awards for Eastern and Chair Category

  • Competition Program

    Sunday 29th September 2019

    10.00am: Registration

    11.00am – 12.00noon: Advanced Category Round 1

    11.00am – 12.00noon: Swedish Massage Round 1

    12.30pm – 1.30pm: Advanced Category Round 2

    12.30pm – 1.30pm: Swedish Massage Round 2

    2.00pm – 3.00pm: Advanced Massage Round 3

    3.30pm: Awards Ceremony for Advanced and Swedish Categories

The winners of The National Massage Championship are...

Overall winner 2018
Mario DeSousa
2nd place
Carton Cox

3rd place
Jidapha Wilkinson

SPA/Wellness

Monica Paslaru

Freestyle

Monica Paslaru

Eastern Massage

Jidapha Wilkinson

Chair Massage

Mario DeSousa

Student

Ventsislava Asenova

Advanced

Carton Cox

Opportunities to get involved in The National Massage Championship 2019!

If you're a brand interested in targeting massage therapists, The National Massage Championship 2019 has sponsorship opportunities available. Please click on the links below or contact Laura Tarling at Laura.tarling@olympiabeauty.co.uk for further information.

The National Massage Championship Awards Category Sponsorship

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The National Massage Championship Goody Bag Sponsorship

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The National Massage Championship Sponsorship

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Sponsored by CityLux

CityLux is multi Award-Winning Luxury Mobile SPA Massage company in London. Delivering Massage and Wellness Treatments to Your Home/Hotel room/Office/event in 1hr from 9am till late, allowing clients to experience the benefits of massage and SPA treatments at times and places that suit them. We work with top 1% Massage Therapists who are Qualified, Insured, Screened and Trained to CityLux 5* standards, most with international massage experience treating celebrities, athletes and foreign royal family members. With over 6x awards in massage and wellness industry (including Bronze medal at the World Massage Championship wellness massage).

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Sponsored by Massage Warehouse

Run by therapists for therapists, everyone who works at Massage Warehouse, is or has been a therapist. As treatment table specialists, they only stock products they use themselves and have been helping and advising fellow therapists for 15 years. With over 25 different treatment tables available Massage Warehouse have the biggest selection of massage tables and supplies in the UK. Visit their website or call the friendly staff on 01443 806590.

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If you're interested in the opportunities surrounding The National Massage Championship at Olympia Beauty 2019, including judges and sponsorships please email Laura Tarling at Laura.tarling@olympiabeauty.co.uk