Dry massage – a successful combination of East and West techniques


João Santos

European Massage Championship 2023
12 May 2023 09:30
to 12 May 2023 12:30
90 €

Limited places

Information about
Dry massage – a successful combination of East and West techniques


Beginner and up

What you will learn

My personal experience and development: East & West schools, tuina and shiatsu basics, Thai massage stretching, chair massage and corporate practice.

A rare opportunity for therapists from different backgrounds to broaden their own practices and insights.

This workshop aims to provide a handful of new approaches to massaging the different layers of the muscular system using dry techniques.
Getting out of your comfort zone and approaching new levels of treating with confidence minor ailments and promoting a deeper level of relaxation as well.

Dry massage stands on the verge of a therapeutic level (anatomy & physiology) within the wellness standards of wellbeing and relaxation.
Strengthen your confidence and performance by adding some valuable insights on dry massage.

Promoting high levels of wellness by implementing a thorough and dedicated therapeutic touch for better results and deeper relaxation.


From: 12 May 2023 09:30
To: 12 May 2023 12:30


Introduction to Dry Massage: different practices, techniques, benefits.

Back and neck dry massage techniques and practice.
Leg dry massage techniques and practice.
Front of the leg dry massage techniques and practice.
Arm & hand dry massage techniques and practice.
Head, neck and top of shoulders dry massage techniques and practice.
Overall practice (full body dry massage).
Final considerations.


Sala Transilvania, Strada Octavian Goga, Sibiu, Romania

More about the teacher

DRY MASSAGE PRACTITIONER Joao Santos is an international wellness consultant and a visitin ...
European Massage Championship 2020 | Categories

All categories can have chair

The INTERNATIONAL CATEGORY is obligatory for participants who:
Do not live in Europe and are not European
All others choose among the other categories

 - When you register you will choose 2 categories. They can be the same or different.
- All massages can be on table, futon or chair

Facial Massage (NEW)

All facial treatments

Asian Inspired

  • Ayurveda
  • MTC
  • Thai
  • Shiatsu
  • Tui-na
  • Anma
  • Chinese
  • Yumeiho
  • Cupping with or without tools
  • Asian Freestyle (Asian technique as main influence mixed with other categories)

Western Inspired

  • Californian
  • Lomi Lomi
  • Swedish
  • Connective Tissue
  • Aromatherapy
  • Cupping
  • Bodywork and Freestyle
  • Myofascial
  • Deep Tissue
  • Neuromuscular
  • Western freestyle (Western technique as main influence mixed with other categories)


  • Spa Treatments
  • Facial Treatments
  • Kobido
  • Hot-stone
  • Aesthetic
  • Lymphatic Draining
  • Wellness freestyle (Wellness technique as main influence mixed with other categories)


  • Athlete/bodybuilder/marathon runner etc. 
  • Pre-post training therapies

International Participants

🌍 There is no more separate International Category
International participants will be in the same categories with all other participants.
For the medals: the top 3 international participants – from all categories – will get 1 trophy and 3 medals.
For the final: the gold will participate for demonstration purposes, but cannot win the title of “Best European Massage”

Who is international participant? 

If you are from outside of Europe, and you do not work in Europe

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