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Guest Tutors

I'm pleased to welcome a number of guest tutors this year:

Jane Sheehan pic Jane Sheehan: Foot Reading.

Jane is returning to teach her very popular two day Foot Reading workshop. Learn the secrets that feet reveal about emotions and personality. Jane guarantees that, whilst you'll learn a lot, you'll have fun whilst you're doing it.



Carol Samuel pic Carol Samuel: Breaking the Barriers of Pain with Reflexology:

This workshops is for the reflexologist who is working with clients living with pain and who wants to know more about how they can support their clients in managing pain in their daily living.



Sally Kay pic Sally Kay: Reflexology Lymph Drainage

Sally will be teaching Reflexology Lymph Drainage (RLD). This is a ground breaking, evidence based and award winning technique, which can be used to help reduce lymphoedema after treatment for breast cancer. RLD is also useful for clients with other (non-cancer related) more common conditions.


TCM logo Heidi Armstrong: TCM Pregnancy Reflexology

Traditional Chinese Medicine is renowned for its support in pregnancy; learn invaluable techniques for supporting the Mother and Child with TCM Reflexology. A complete course on the western and eastern aspects of pregnancy.


Aromaflex logo Heidi Armstrong: Aromareflex

I am delighted to announce that Heidi Armstrong is returning to run Aromareflex, a 1 or 2 day CPD course. This is a fantastic opportunity for those not qualified in Aromatherapy to learn to use 12 - 18 essential oils for your clients and be insured - there are more details below.


5-Elements logo Heidi Armstrong: Five Elements

One this in depth course you will learn how to incorporate the Five Element Theory and acupressure points and energy treatment planning into your Reflexology practice- there are more details below.


These courses need to be booked directly with the tutor, the contact information is given below

Foot Reading - with Jane Sheehan MAR

Saturday 24th June and Sunday 25th June 2017

AoR CPD Approved

Do you fancy learning foot reading at a two day workshop on Saturday 18th June 2016 and Sunday 19th June 2016 in Sydenham, London with Jane Sheehan?

Jane is the author of "Let's Read Our Feet!", "The Foot Reading Coach" and 2Sole Trader: The Holistic Therapy Business Handbook."

Learn the secrets that feet reveal about emotions and personality. Jane guarantees that, whilst you'll learn a lot, you'll have fun whilst you're doing it.

Not only will you learn a new skill to add to your holistic therapy toolkit but you'll also be able to earn back your course fees. If you only conducted one foot reading party for 8 people you would earn £160 for the session. By the time you conducted your second party you will already be in profit.

Attend this two day workshop then memorise three things a day. By the end of a month you'll be ready for your first party.

The two day course costs £190 (including lunch) and can be booked directly with Jane at her website or send a cheque payable to Jane Sheehan to Manor Beeches, Manor Gardens, Maids Moreton, Bucks, MK18 1QA. Telephone 07739 802175. We regret that after 17th June 2015 no refunds can be given for cancellation. Thank you for your understanding.

The seminar attracts continuous professional development points (CPD) for reflexologists. Reflexology members of FHT receive 5 CPD credits per day, IRI receive 50 and members of the Association of Reflexologists receive 2 points per hour. The seminar is a CPD approved course with the CThA (5 points). If you are not a reflexologist you will need to check with your association to see what their position is on whether you can have CPD points for this course.

For more information and the booking form please download her booking document.

Breaking the Barriers of Pain with Reflexology - With Dr Carol Samuel

AoR CPD Approved

30th October 2017, 10am

You will learn:

  • The different aspects involved in the pain continuum
  • Why tissue damage and pain are not necessarily related
  • How you can support your clients with reflexology
  • How to enhance your skills to support clients in pain
  • Why stress may increase the pain experience and what you can do to help
  • Musculoskeletal pain issues

Are there any prerequisites for this workshop?
This workshop is open to any reflexologist working with clients in pain and those who want to have a better understanding of what they can do to support clients living with pain.

The workshop consists of both theory and practical elements and participants will be awarded a certificate of attendance as evidence for their CPD portfolio.

Anyone wanting to register can download the booking form from my website reflexmaster.co.uk and pay via the PayPal button.

Reflexology Lymph Drainage with Sally Kay BSc(Hons)

AoR CPD Approved

Autumn 2017 - Date to be confirmed

Reflexology Lymph Drainage is a ground breaking and award winning technique, which can be used to help reduce lymphoedema after treatment for breast cancer. RLD is also useful for clients with other (non-cancer related) more common conditions.

The aim is to stimulate the function of the lymphatic system and drain excess lymph from the damaged area. This is done using a problem specific reflexology technique.

The course teaches specific reflexology techniques for lymphatic drainage via the feet. The focus is primarily on reducing secondary lymphoedema, a swelling in the arm following treatment for breast cancer. You will learn how to measure the fluid volume of the arm before and after draining of the excess lymph via reflexology.

This is an evidence based course that includes the results from the existing research. You will learn how to conduct a case study or series, using arm volume measurements as the primary outcome measure and a method of collecting and analysing additional subjective data.

Course fee includes the following

  • Course handbook and support material
  • Data files for limb volume calculation, (transferred to a USB memory stick or sent by email)
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Guidelines for a Case-study
  • The Case-study can be sent by email, and you will receive feedback and a Certificate within 21 days of submission
  • A free listing on the RLD 'Find-a-therapist' web-page on successful completion of the Case-study

RLD is a unique evidence based course for reflexologists. For further information and to book a place please visit the www.reflexologylymphdrainage.co.uk website

TCM Pregnancy Reflexology with Heidi Armstrong

AoR CPD Approved

Dates: June 19th and 20th 2017

Traditional Chinese Medicine is renowned for its support in pregnancy; learn invaluable techniques for supporting the Mother and Child with TCM Reflexology. A complete course on the western and eastern aspects of pregnancy.

This course takes place over two days and with students completing 2 case studies over 6monhts after the course to gain the qualification certificate. You need to hold a level 3 Reflexology qualifications as a prerequisite to this course but don't need any experience in pregnancy work or traditional Chinese Medicine.

This course incorporates Traditional Chinese medical theory (TCM) and practice into Pregnancy Reflexology. Incorporating TCM into Reflexology allows the practitioner to support the Mother and Baby through all the physiological and emotional changes during the material Period. The course includes a high level of practical application of the theory and new techniques, which are simple but very effective. So that you will not only come away with a good understanding of all the physiology changes in Pregnancy but a large amount of practical techniques to meet your clients needs.

The cost of the 2 day course is £195

Course fee includes the following

  • Course handbook and support material
  • case study support
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • This course is AoR approved

For further information and to book a place please email heidi@complementarytherapycollege.co.uk

Aromareflex with Heidi Armstrong

9th and 10th May 2017

The Aromareflex course will allow you to combine the power of essential oils with your reflexology treatment and enhance the objectives of your treatment. The art and science of aromatherapy involves using Natures pure essential oils to support the body with physical and emotional conditions.

This adds an extra element to sessions and clients love the extra care and relaxation this can add.

In Aromareflex we are using 12 oils. You will learn about blending oils; different categories and notes of essential oils. We will look at different base mediums and several ways to use them in your treatments.

You will learn to create blends to support the following:

  • Relax or refresh
  • Aches and pains
  • Hormone balance
  • Immunity support
  • Maternity blend - safe to use in second and third trimester

This is not a full Aromatherapy training which is much more extensive. As you are not learning the in-depth chemistry of Essential oils and a full set of oils this means that you cannot blend for specific conditions. Nor can you prescribe a blend for your client’s home use or advice for health complaints or pregnancy. You will however have an Aromareflex blend that you can use in treatments with pregnant clients. You will also be able to give your clients safely advice about home use of oils.

This is a full 1 or 2 day course with a simple health and safely assessment at the end of the day to ensure you feel confident to work with clients.

There will be a logo you can display on your advertising saying that you are Aromareflex trained.

For further information and to book a place please email heidi@complementarytherapycollege.co.uk

Five Elements Reflexology with Heidi Armstrong

Dates:

  • Part 1 - February 20th/21st
  • Part 2 - March 20th/21st
  • Part 3 - April 24th/25th

An in-depth postgraduate course which, integrates traditional Chinese medical theory into reflexology.

We will cover the background of Chinese medicine and different types of energy to give you a good grounding, it will not be just over laying theory onto your clients but about how using this wealth of knowledge supports you in building your client relationships and effectiveness of your treatments.

You will learn about Five Element theory and the four different ways the element cycle interacts. You will also explores diagnostic techniques including energy scanning and palpation. This will help you work with the organ and meridian systems and bring them alive in your practice. You will also learn a range of acupressure points that can not only support your clients with particular pathologies but calm the mind and release emotion. This gives you an objective and holistic way to work with your clients heath based on a structure of looking at our energy make up that goes back thousands of years. It is also very useful for life style management and piecing together the mysterious patterns of our lives.

This is a three part course (6 days). For further information and to book a place please email heidi@complementarytherapycollege.co.uk

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