Holistic & Courses

HOLISTIC COURSES

SWEDISH BODY MASSAGE  2 DAYS  £300 (Practical Days One Week Apart)

This introduction to basic Swedish body massage is suitable for qualified therapists and people seriously interested in learning professional massage techniques.

 

The course covers:

  • Basic massage routine including the face. 
  • Hygiene, health and safety
  • Health, Safety, Security and Employment Standards 
  • Anatomy and Physiology

                  (online Anatomy & Physiology course must be completed in advance)

  • Equipment and products used
  • Preparation of you, your area and your client
  • Client Consultation including contra-indications and contra-actions 
  • Posture Analysis
  • Aftercare advice 

                                                                                     

                      

HOPI EAR CANDLES  1 DAY  £250

Hopi Ear Candles, also known as Thermal Auricular Therapy is an ancient Middle Eastern treatment originally used for aura and spiritual cleansing and healing ceremonies. Today it helps with many symptoms including, excessive ear wax, snoring, blocked sinus, travel sickness and Tinnutis. 

 

This course covers:

  • Health, Safety, Security and Employment Standards
  • Anatomy of the ear
  • History and Origins
  • Equipment and products used
  • Preparation of yourself, your client and your area
  • Client Consultation, contra-indications and contra-actions 
  • Structure of the Candles
  • Routine including lymphatic drainage massage
  • Accupressure points of the face
  • Aftercare advice


12 CPD Points                                                                          

 

 

INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE  1 DAY  £150

Indian Head Massage is a Hindu massage technique, tracing back to the ancient ways of Ayurvedic Indian health care (Ayurveda) treating a person's mind, body and spirit. Used for over 4,000 years this massage has been developed across Europe to be known as champissage.

 

This course covers:

  • Health, Safety, Security and Employment Standards 
  • Anatomy and Physiology of upper body
  • History and Origins, including philosophy of Ayurveda
  • Energy work and Chakra balancing
  • Aromatherapy and products used
  • Preparation of your, your area and the client
  • Client Consultation, contra-indications and contra-actions 
  • Indian Head Massage routine
  • Aftercare advice 


29 CPD Points                                                                                          

 

 

HOT STONE MASSAGE  2 DAYS  £300  (£100 Kit can be purchased)

Hot volcanic basalt stones are incorporated into your massage routine to penetrate the superficial muscles and provide a deep tissue effect.

 

This courses covers:

  • Health, Safety, Security and Employment Standards 
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • History and Origins of the Stones
  • Philosophy of Thermal Therapy
  • Set up of heater, accessories and products
  • Preparation of treatment room, yourself and your client
  • Client Consultation and contra-indications and contra-actions (adverse reactions)
  • Aftercare advice                                              

 

Prerequisite: Swedish Body Massage


26 CPD Points

REFLEXOLOGY (FOOT)  2 DAYS  £350

Reflexology is holistic (whole body) treatment activating 'reflex points' using pressure and massage technigues applied to the hands, head, ear or feet. This course focuses on the routine for the feet. 

 

This course covers:

  • Health, Safety, Security and Employment Standards 
  • History and Origins of Reflexology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Equipment and products used
  • Preparation of the area yourself and your client
  • Client Consultation, contra-indications and contra-actions
  • Reflexology routine
  • Aftercare advice 


35 CPD Points

     

                           

                                                                                       

ONLINE COURSES

ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY £199

An understanding of Anatomy and Physiology is essential as the basis of all practical training courses in beauty and holistic therapy. The GTi Award in Anatomy and Physiology is accredited by the Guild of Beauty Therapists, the UK’s leading professional beauty trade body. The course covers all the Anatomy and Physiology required for the Level 2 and Level 3 National Occupational Standards (NOS) for beauty, nails and holistic therapy treatments.


30 CPD Points

AROMATHERAPY BLENDING OF OILS £145

This course provides you with a great deal of information about different essential oils and carrier oils so that you are qualified to create your own blends of aromatherapy oils. You can incorporate these aromatherapy oil blends in the treatments you currently offer. The theory is delivered online with clear diagrams and audio. Reception, consultation and aftercare guidance is covered as well as contra-indications to treatment. Photographs and diagrams ensure that this course is both engaging and informative to give you the confidence to perform an aromatherapy massage treatment.


16 CPD Points

AROMATHERAPY USING PRE-BLENDED OILS  £95

This course describes the characteristics of all the essential and carrier oils and explains how you can incorporate pre-blended oils into your massage treatments. It contains images, an audio soundtrack and online examinations to give you the best possible learning experience. The course is completed entirely online in your own time.


13 CPD Points

HEALTH & SAFETY  £50

This course contains all the relevant health and safety legislation and information which you will need to know when working in the beauty, nails and holistic industry. The GTi Health & Safety course includes valuable information regarding waste, fire safety and injuries. It also includes a template of a risk assessment which is available, along with the course manual, to download once you have completed the course.


5 CPD Points

            Level 3 Award in Education & Training  8 DAYS  (any start date) £354

There is a huge demand for training in the professional beauty industry which is why for so many therapists, the next step in their career is into the training area. Treatment trends come and go, but the demand for training remains constant. Working as a therapist or a nail technician in a salon or in your own business gives you years of valuable experience. You can put this experience to use by training the next generation of beauty professionals.


Targeted at beauty therapists, holistic therapists and nail technicians who are new to teaching; the Award in Education and Training is the recognised and accredited UK entry level teaching qualification.


8 Day course delivered online with dedicated tutor support to give you guidance and feedback on your assignments and your lesson plan for the micro teach session (delivered on the last day). 


Students must be prepared to work on an intensive basis over 8 days. The best approach is to work on the tasks every day (usually evenings) and over one weekend.


Skype option available for micro teach for students unable to travel.


40 CPD Points



MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS  £50

This course has been developed for beauty and holistic therapists and nail technicians who already have their own business and are looking for effective ways to promote it. It is suitable for any beauty business owner, whether at home, mobile or in a salon. Written by leading industry experts, the course includes images, voiceovers and online assessments to give you the best possible learning experience.


8 CPD Points

PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS FOR THERAPISTS  £50

Professional therapists are required to comply with all relevant legislation affecting their businesses and must act professionally at all times towards clients and fellow practitioners. Professional therapists are responsible for the health and safely of their clients and themselves. They must also abide by a strict code of ethics as laid down by the Guild of Professional Beauty Therapists.


7 CPD Points

STARTING AND MARKETING YOUR BUSINESS  £80

This course has been developed for beauty and holistic therapists and nail technicians who are wanting to start their own business, whether it be home-based, mobile or in a salon. Written by leading industry experts, the course includes images, voiceovers and online assessments to give you the best possible learning experience.


14 CPD Points

STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS  £50

The GTi Successful Retailing course covers all the aspects you will need to know in order to confidently and competently retail products to your clients. The course includes detailed modules on how to choose and prepare your products, how to approach the client and how to measure their response. The course is beautifully written and accompanied by images and voiceovers to give you the best possible learning experience. There are no online examinations to complete, instead you are provided with a workbook which contains tasks for each module which will help you to tailor the sales process to your own business and products.


10 CPD Points



SUCCESSFUL RETAILING  £50

This course has been developed for beauty and holistic therapists and nail technicians who are wanting to start their own business, whether it be home-based, mobile or in a salon. The course includes images, voiceovers and online assessments to give you the best possible learning experience.


8 CPD Points

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