A programme of workplace based relaxation techniques to aid wellbeing

Massage in Schools Programme 

In-house and Open Training Courses


Your experienced MISP Trainer is Anne Crease
Anne is a former secondary school teacher with extensive classroom experience.  She is a massage therapist, member of Complementary Therapists’ Association (CThA) and Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT), Massage in Schools Programme (MISP) Instructor since 2001, a MISP International Trainer since 2003 and is the current Membership Secretary and former Chair of the Massage in Schools Association (MISA).  She has delivered many courses and trained and supports hundreds of instructors.

“Well balanced, good range of different activities – which we all appreciated. It was a really excellent course. Thank you so much.”  PSHE Adviser

In-house training
Request details of an economic, effective and enjoyable way in which to provide training for your team. 

"A big thank you again for delivering such high quality, engaging training. We all very much enjoyed it and I am eager to identify more schools for another round of training!"  Bridgend Vulnerable Groups Team in-house 

2021 Instructors’ Training available online from March 2021

Please request information 

In-house training  

Touchline Training provides ‘in-house’ Instructors’ training for organisations or groups of adults who wish to become Instructors. Up to twenty adults can be trained at one time.
Information for course organisers
The cost of training includes:
  • Two day training with experienced trainer and Instructor assistant
  • Handouts, with additional resources by email
  • Trainers’ travel and accommodation
  • Support of the trainer by email and telephone
Instructor’s resources included in the cost of training:
  • Comprehensive MISP manual
  • Book ‘Touch in Schools’ or Stroke routine cards
  • Instructor’s Certificate
  • Lifetime membership of Massage in Schools Association (MISA), which is a member of the Anti-bullying alliance

Organisers provide:

  • Venue with a horseshoe of chairs (no arms) and plenty of space to do practical work
  • Refreshments, drinking water & light lunch or delegates provide their own
  • Screen, flip chart, two display tables, display board or similar, projector, CD player.  NOTE: Trainer has her own projector if necessary.
  • A list of delegate names at least a week before the training to enable certificates to be prepared.
Please ‘contact us’ to request accurate costing for your group or organisation.
Thank you
MISP Instructor's training documents
Instructor's Agreement download for MISA lifetime Membership.
The agreement will be signed at the training. 

MISP Refresher Course for previously trained MISP Instructors
Refresher course information download 
Refresher course application form download


Please use 'Contact Us' for further information and see course information on Instructor's training page.

Participants’ comments
“I have learnt how powerful the simple strokes given and received by children can be.”  Massage Therapist, New Zealand
“The course has more than met my expectations. I had not realised that we would be getting so much theory and background to the massage- but this has made it the more fascinating for me.”  Early Years practitioner, Rhondda Cynon Taff
“I was put at my ease and felt very comfortable for the duration of the course.”  Learning Support Assistant, Worcester

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