Current CPD Course Listings

Treating Cancer Clients With Massage Therapies

Massage Therapies for Cancer Clients in Bedfordshire

Course Dates: Thursday 6th Feb / Saturday 6th June 2020

Duration: 1 day

This one day course covers a brief introduction to the illness itself, the treatments and side effects your clients may be experiencing, and the protocols and skills of treating clients with cancer and supporting their wellbeing through their illness and treatment. This course is available to therapists with a Level 3 qualification in Body Massage and will enable you to get insurance to treat clients with cancer.

Course Fees: £140

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Treating Cancer Clients With Aromatherapy Therapies

Aromatherapy Training Courses for Treating Cancer Clients

Course Dates: Thursday 27th Feb / Saturday 27th June 2020

Duration: 1 day

This one day course is aimed at therapists with a Level 3 qualification in Aromatherapy and who have attended our one day course “Treating Clients with Cancer with Massage Therapies”.
We will cover uses of aromatherapy oils and massage routines, stretching your knowledge in new essential oils and methods of use that have proved to be very beneficial in supporting and treating clients with cancer. The course is aimed at giving you confidence to select safe oils and make blends most suited to your clients needs.

Course Fees: £140 (+ materials on the day)

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Treating Cancer Clients With Reflexology

Massage Therapy Training Courses for Cancer Clients

Course Dates: Friday 6th March / Saturday 4th July 2020

Duration: 1 day

This one day course covers a brief introduction to the illness itself, the treatments and side effects your clients may be experiencing, and the protocols and skills of treating clients with cancer and supporting their wellbeing through their illness and treatment. This course is available to therapists with a Level 3 qualification in Reflexology and will enable you to get insurance to treat clients with cancer.

Course Fees: £140

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Practitioners Certificate in Pregnancy Massage

Practitioners Certificate in Pregnancy Massage

Course Dates: March 20th / July 13th 2020

Duration: 1 day

During this course you will learn a safe and effective pregnancy massage routine and gain an understanding of how pregnancy affects the mothers’ body physically, mentally and emotionally. This knowledge will allow you to work confidently when massaging an expectant mother and offers a perfect opportunity to increase your client base without the need for expensive equipment.

In addition you will learn about common ailments associated with pregnancy such as morning sickness and nausea, leg cramping, lower back pain, oedema of the feet, ankles and lower legs and breathing problems and how to advise on holistic techniques which can help lessen symptoms and be demonstrated to your clients for self help.
This course is available to therapists with a Level 3 in Body Massage.

Course Fees: £140

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Thermal Auricular Therapy

Training Courses for Thermal Auricular Therapy

Course Dates: March 27th 2020

Duration: 1 day (10.00am – 3.00pm)

This is an ideal course for existing therapists who wish to extend their range of skills and treatments. Many clients find Thermal Auricular Therapy (ear candling) very beneficial for a range of symptoms and it is also a lovely relaxing treatment. A great treatment to both give and receive, this will be an interesting and enjoyable day.

Thermal Auricular Therapy is also known as ‘ear candling’ and involves lighting and inserting a ‘candle’ into the recipient’s ear. This ancient treatment was originally used for aura and spiritual cleansing as well as healing ceremonies. Today it helps with many symptoms including, excessive ear wax, snoring, blocked sinus and easing neuralgia.

Course Fees: £125

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Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage

Certificate in Stone Therapy Massage

Course Dates: June 11th/12th 2020

Duration: 2 days

Working in harmony with massage this luxurious technique uses warm and cold stones to provide an effective, relaxing yet stimulating massage.
Hot stone massage is a natural therapy in which warmed stones are used to massage areas of tension and pain, allowing for a deeper and more intense all-over massage. We also cover the use of cold marine stones for anti-inflammatory uses and easing muscle stiffness.

This massage is taught as a full stone therapy massage routine but offers the flexibility to use the hot stones as a tool to enhance your individual massage skills.

Course Fees: £195

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Certificate in Warm Bamboo Massage

Certificate in Warm Bamboo Massage

Course Dates: April 3rd 2020

Duration: 1 day

This relatively new treatment combines deep tissue with the use of warm bamboo ‘cho’ sticks. It delivers all the benefits of deep tissue massage without the repetitive strain to the therapist’s hands and forearms.
It is a flexible skill in that you can incorporate the use of bamboo sticks into other massage treatments as needed or offer a new alternative treatment to your clients. The combination of the warmth and pressure can offer remarkable benefits to relief of tight and tired muscles.

Course Fees: £140

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Certificate in Indian Head Massage

Certificate in Indian Head Massage

Course Dates: May 14th/15th 2020

Duration: 2 days

This 2 day course is for therapists holding a Level 3 Certificate in Body Massage or Reflexology and Level 3 Anatomy & Physiology wanting to add Indian Head Massage to their treatment list.

We teach a westernised Indian Head massage routine in line with NVQ qualifications that covers the upper back, neck, arms & hands, head and face.
The treatment incorporates influences from Ayurveda medicine such as pressure points and Chakra balancing.

Course Fees: £249

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Advanced Massage Workshop: Abdomen and Colon Massage

Advanced Massage Workshop Abdomen and Colon Massage

Course Dates: Available on request

Duration: 1 day

Many people suffer from digestive health problems due to nutrition, stress or digestive disorders. Abdominal massage can aid relief of pain and tension, aid regular bowel movements, and aid relief from symptoms of IBS. It is a much underestimated treatment for improving digestive health.

It is an area of the body that most therapists avoid or are not confident in massaging – this course will give you the confidence and skill to massage the abdomen and colon areas in more depth than standard body massage, thus being able to offer your clients this remarkable treatment as a standalone or incorporated into other treatments.

Course Fees: £140

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Certificate in Reflexology for Fertility

Certificate in Reflexology for Fertility

Course Dates: Monday 17th Feb / Monday 20th July 2020

Duration: 1 day

Reflexology may help couples with fertility problems by promoting blood circulation around the body, strengthening the immune system, balancing the hormone production necessary for conception to occur and promoting good strong health and vitality in the reproductive organs.

This course covers the skills and knowledge that may help to regulate periods, promote ovulation, reduce PMS, reduce the chances of miscarriage and also help increase sperm quality and quantity.

Fertility problems can be very stressful and a course of reflexology can also provide the relaxation needed to help return the body to its natural balance ready for parenthood.

Course Fees: £140

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Certificate in Pregnancy Reflexology

Certificate in Pregnancy Reflexology

Course Dates: Tuesday 18th Feb / Tuesday 21st July 2020

Duration: 1 day

Reflexology is a natural, non-invasive healing art that uses pressure points on the feet and hands to balance out other parts of the body. It aims to alleviate tensions and promote relaxation and can be beneficial for pregnancy. You will learn practical skills and knowledge to adapt existing reflexology techniques to suit the support the mother and baby during pregnancy.

This Pregnancy Reflexology course is a great addition to any existing Diploma in Reflexology and will allow the practitioner to obtain full professional insurance and enhance any existing business.

Course Fees: £140

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Foot Reading Workshop

Foot Reading Workshop

Course Dates: March 13th 2020

Duration: 1 day

This one day workshop on Foot reading, also known as “solestry”, is a method of divination by means of the foot. It involves the observation and interpretation of foot structure, skin and toe nails, which are believed to reflect a person’s emotions or character.

This is a useful tool when sometimes anatomical imbalances in the reflex areas are difficult to interpret.

This course is open to anyone, not just Reflexologists.

Course Fees: £140

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Certificate in Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Certificate in Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Course Dates: Feb 7th / June 29th 2020

Duration: 1 day

This is a type of gentle massage which is intended to encourage the natural drainage of the lymph, which carries waste products away from the tissues back toward the heart.
The lymph system depends on intrinsic contractions of the smooth muscle cells in the walls of lymph vessels and the movement of skeletal muscles to propel lymph through the vessels to lymph nodes and then to the lymph ducts which return lymph to the cardiovascular system.

Manual lymph drainage uses a specific amount of pressure and rhythmic circular movements to stimulate lymph flow.

Course Fees: £140

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Certificate in Hot Stone Reflexology


Certificate in Hot Stone Reflexology

Learn how a traditional reflexology routine can be adapted with the use of hot basalt stones. As the energy and heat of the stones passes deeper into the connective tissue, so the energies are released and the mind and body can be rebalanced. A very relaxing treatment for the client, with the added benefit of being kinder to the therapists hands and thumbs.

Course Date: Jan 31st / May 1st 2020

Duration: 1 day

  • History of Stone Therapy Massage
  • Types of stone – Basalt, marine and crystals
  • Use of stones – hot stones, cold stone and crystal wands
  • Benefits of Hot Stone Reflexology
  • Client care and consultation
  • Contra-indications & Skin diseases
  • Aftercare & Contra-actions
  • Preparation for treatment: materials, equipment and products
  • Health & Safety in the salon for this treatment
  • Cleansing of equipment and stones

Course Fees: £140

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Advanced Massage Workshop: Upper Back, neck & shoulders

Advanced Massage Workshop

Course Date: May 4th 2020

Duration: 1 day

  • What is Deep Tissue Massage
  • Local Adaptation syndrome effects on our posture
  • Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage
  • Anatomy – the link between skeletal, muscular and nervous system
  • Contraindications
  • Health & Safety
  • Trigger points
  • Neuromuscular therapy
  • Ischemic pressure
  • Revision of back, neck and shoulder muscles
  • Postural defects in the upper back
  • Release of tension in the shoulder joint
  • Release of tension in the upper back
  • Aftercare and basic exercises

Course Fees: £140

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Advanced Massage Workshop: Lower Back & gluteal muscles

Advanced Massage Techniques

Course Date: May 11th 2020

Duration: 1 day

  • What is Deep Tissue Massage
  • Local Adaptation syndrome effects on our posture
  • Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage
  • Anatomy – the link between skeletal, muscular and nervous system
  • Contraindications
  • Health & Safety
  • Trigger points
  • Neuromuscular therapy
  • Ischemic pressure
  • Revision of lower back muscles
  • Postural defects in the lower back
  • Common lower back disorders
  • Release of tension in the lower back
  • Aftercare and basic exercises

Course Fees: £140

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Advanced Massage Workshop: Legs and hips

Advanced Massage Workshop for legs and hips

Course Date: May 18th 2020

Duration: 1 day

  • What is Deep Tissue Massage
  • Local Adaptation syndrome effects on our posture
  • Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage
  • Anatomy – the link between skeletal, muscular and nervous system
  • Contraindications
  • Health & Safety
  • Trigger points
  • Neuromuscular therapy
  • Ischemic pressure
  • Revision of leg muscles
  • Common areas of tension in the leg muscles
  • Release of tension in the gluteal muscles and legs
  • Aftercare and basic exercises

Course Fees: £140

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Bespoke training and group bookings

Whilst we set our structured courses to cover specific further training, our tutors also have a wealth of other knowledge and experience that they would be willing to pass onto enthusiastic therapists. If you and a fellow therapist/s would like to know anything specific outside of our structured courses, or need a refresher in any skills in our field, then we would be happy to book you on a bespoke day or half day (minimum of 2 learners).

In addition, whilst we have scheduled course dates in our calendar, we would offer an alternative date for 2 or more therapists. Finally, for salons and colleges, we would consider travelling off site to you, for teaching of 4 or more learners. Please get in touch with us via email, if any of these services may be of interest to you.