Level 1 Intensive Certificate Training


This accredited training offers you the best possible foundation for holistic massage and exposes the Alchemy of Touch method in depth. Beginners & professionals benefit equally from this program, which encompasses:



  • Massage techniques adapted from Myofascial Chi-Release, Rebalancing, Deep Tissue Massage, Joint Mobilization (Trager Technique), Yoga Thai Stretches, Digital Pressure Massage, Holistic Massage, Visceral Work, Meditation and Energy Work.
  • How to use and integrate the effectiveness of ‘Fluid Touch © ’ unique to Alchemy of Touch.
  • Learn correct application and practice each manual technique in detail through step-by-step instruction.
  • Understand the core characteristics of each of technique and know when and why to apply them.
  • Understand how to effectively release pain and systematically free the body from tensions and constrictions, allowing the body to re-organize itself.
  • Detailed study and explanation of human anatomy integrated within each technique with the use of a virtual program and supportive video material.
  • Understand the roots of physical discomfort and pain and how to define its root.
  • Physical exercises which you can use for yourself and share with your client to support specific areas.
  • Contraindications for massage.



  • Understand the importance of the healing power of incorporating meditation during bodywork sessions.
  • Practice different meditation techniques that will support you in remaining completely present during your sessions. Learn how this meditative presence is then transmitted to your client.
  • Learn to become conscious of remaining without effort during your sessions at all times to enhance deep relaxation and ensure practitioner longevity.
  • Explore how to use your own intuition – free from a specific structure – to respond to your client’s individual needs within each moment.
  • Understand the energetic alchemy of the practitioner-client exchange. Learn how to release stagnant energy and transform it into pure free life-force energy from which both practitioner & client may become energized.
  • Tips to support your client in natural breathing and the importance of the breath.
  • Techniques to open and stimulate the natural flow of energy in the body.
  • Techniques for you to open the natural healing energy in your hands.
  • The integration of Polarity Energy work



  • Understanding and implementing sustainable massage techniques that work without effort and protect the practitioner.
  • Guidance relating to the management of injuries and knowing when and when not to work on an area.
  • Learn how to read the body language of your client.
  • Understanding how to practice with ethical clarity & integrity.


After this 60 Hour Intensive Certificate Training Level 1 you will be able to give a full integrated Alchemy of Touch Massage session!


Upon completion and when competent you will receive a Certificate of Alchemy of Touch Massage stating the hours of training with us. Attendance and satisfactory participation in all manual techniques are compulsory in order to receive the Certificate of Completion, otherwise you will receive the Certificate of Attendance.


Requirements each student must complete in order to receive the Certificate in Alchemy of Touch Massage Level 1:

  • Students must complete the full amount of hours of training.
  • Before completing their training students will attend a clinical experience during our open massage clinic on the last day. Here the student will give a session to a member of the public under supervision of Tapesh and Anouk for the duration of 2 hours.
  • A part of the Certification includes and overview where Tapesh & Anouk will specify the strengths and attention areas for each participant.


We follow an important distinction within our Intensive Trainings:

  • Upon full completion of this Intensive Certificate Training Level 1 you will receive a Certificate of Completion stating the hours of training with us. Having completed this Training it will give you the opportunity to enroll in our 60 Hour Advanced Intensive Training Level 2.
  • Once you have completed both of our Intensive Trainings, Level 1 and Level 2, you will receive an Accredited Diploma from us stating your completion of training with Alchemy of Touch and the qualification to practice as a full-recognized Alchemy of Touch Massage Therapist. This to ensure and to support you in being a high-qualified Alchemy of Touch professional.