I have loved every second of this course, I have acquired life-changing skills, I don’t want it to end.  The learning experience has been enriching, supportive, wonderful.

– Elly


Bristol College of Massage and Bodywork is a not for profit company offering massage training in Bristol and various satellite towns.  Founded by Andy Fagg in 1986, we provide a high quality, person-centred approach to massage and bodywork at introductory, practitioner and advanced levels.


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  • If you’re new to massage and would like to find out more, our Introduction to Holistic Massage two day workshops run throughout the year in Bristol – book here for your place!
  • Now taking applications for Level 4 Holistic Massage diplomas starting in February 2024 and September 2024 – you can find more information on the course here
  • Applications open for the Level 5 Remedial and Sports Massage diploma starting in April 2024 – you can find more information on the course here
  • Indian Head Massage course is starting in April 2024 – you can find out more information and how to apply here
  • Grow your skills and knowledge around massage and bodywork! We have a number of CPD workshops that run throughout the year. Check out the BCMB CPD calendar where you can book directly online. We also have visiting teachers that run a wide range of workshops, additional information and booking instructions can be found under advanced workshops – external workshops and bookings. 
  • Sunday Student Clinics are back in Spring 2024 – £10 for a 45 minute massage! You can find out more here including dates – call the office to book on 0117 9466371
  • Weekly graduate clinic all day Thursdays – online booking here 

Introductory Holistic Massage Workshops in Bristol and Worcester.
The 2-day workshops will give you effective massage skills to use with friends and family.
Also a great taster should you be interested in training further with us.

Massage Practice Days and Massage Supervision Groups to refresh your skills.
Advanced CPD Workshops, for professional bodyworkers, to extend your skills in specific areas.

Members of our teaching team are available during the week for massage treatment sessions in Bristol.
We also run low cost regular clinic sessions with our students and graduates.