Workshop: Massage and Bodywork Techniques

supported by JING Massage in association with Affinity

JING Massage, in partnership with Affinity, will be running a series of workshops and demonstrations across the 2 days of COPA 2019. Visit the JING demonstration area to understand more about a variety of different massage techniques. From sports massage and deep tissue through to advanced musculoskeletal, JING and their partner organisations will be on hand to explain the latest innovations in massage therapy.


n.b. This hands-on workshop is currently full, spectator spaces will be available on the day - included in your free pass.

Sessions on Wednesday 8th May 2019

Time Session Stream
10:00 - 11:15 The Bowen Technique: The ultimate soft tissue manual therapy
Julian Baker, Bowen teacher and therapist, European College of Bowen Studies
Sports Massage
11:30 - 12:45 Myofascial release for low back pain related to herniated discs and sciatic nerve pain
Meghan Mari, Jing Massage
Rachel Fairweather, Jing Massage
Sports Massage
13:00 - 14:15 Myofascial Release Shoulder Master Class - treating frozen shoulder, impingement syndromes and tendonitis
​Ruth Duncan, Sports Therapist / Advanced Myofascial Release Practitioner / Owner and lecturer, Myofascial Release UK
Sports Massage
14:30 - 15:45 Introduction to sports and advanced clinical massage workshop: The Jing Method
Rachel Fairweather, Jing Massage
Meghan Mari, Jing Massage
Sports Massage
16:00 - 17:15 Plantar Fasciitis – How do decrease pain for your clients
Rachel Fairweather, Jing Massage
Meghan Mari, Jing Massage
Sports Massage

Sessions on Thursday 9th May 2019

Time Session Stream
10:00 - 11:15 Oncology Massage - Stretching - What Works Best
Susan Findlay, Director, NLSSM
Sports Massage
11:30 - 12:45 An integrative manual therapy approach using MFR, STR and trigger point therapy to tackle chronic neck pain, whiplash and headaches
Meghan Mari, Jing Massage
Rachel Fairweather, Jing Massage
Sports Massage
13:00 - 14:25 Rotators of the Hip
James Earls, Bodyworker, Born to Walk
Sports Massage
14:30 - 15:45 Tried and tested top tips to kickstart your bodywork business
Meghan Mari, Jing Massage
Rachel Fairweather, Jing Massage
Sports Massage
16:00 - 16:30 What is CranioSacral Therapy?
Caroline Barrow, CranioSacral Therapist, Instructor and Director, Upledger Institute UK & College of Body Science
Sports Massage