Taster Courses

As well as accredited training courses in Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Thermal Auricular Therapy, Anatomy Physiology & Pathology, and Massage, we run a range of taster courses throughout the year.  These courses will not only give you an insight if you are considering training in complementary therapies, but they are also a fun and friendly way to gain knowledge of the therapies of interest to you and will provide you some simple tools to safely integrate the use of complementary therapies into your home life.

Undertaken in small groups, under the guidance of a trained therapist and lecturer, these courses are about taking your first steps into integrative health care for you and your family. Any of the courses can also be run with dates to suit with a group booking of four people or more, please contact us to arrange.

Courses run from 10am – 4pm and are based at our centre in Kimberley, Nottingham. Please contact us to register your interest for our next course.

Introduction to Complementary Therapies

During this two day course we will discuss what exactly is meant by complementary therapies and their place within the current conventional system of medicine. We will then explore a variety of therapies including massage, aromatherapy and reflexology, looking at the health and safety aspects of home use and current evidence of success. With each discipline we will include a practical element so you can experience a variety of therapies under the guidance of a qualified therapist and lecturer

Price £55 per day
Please call for next available dates 07910 332811 or email: info@essential-solutions.co.uk

 

Neals Yard Remedies Essential Oils

Introduction to Aromatherapy

This one day taster course will introduce you to the safe and effective use of a selection of aromatherapy oils. Beginning with an introduction to the history of aromatherapy, followed by what it is and how it works. We will then choose a small selection of essential oils and look at their beneficial properties and how to safely blend and apply the oils for simple home use and first aid.

This taster is a suitable introduction if you are considering qualifying as an aromatherapist, or simply as an introduction to the safe use of essential oils in the home.

Price £55
Next Course – Wednesday 25th July 2018
Places are limited, so please call 07910 332811 or email: info@essential-solutions.co.uk to secure your place.

 

Introduction to Massage Techniques

Massage TechniquesThis one day taster course will introduce you to a variety of massage techniques. We will look at the history and origins of massage, relevant anatomy and physiology and how massage affects the different body systems. Health and safety issues, and when it is not appropriate to massage, will all be covered along with some simple practical techniques which can be used at home.  You will leave this day with some simple routines and the knowledge of how to safely use massage for your own and your family’s well-being.

Price £55
Next Course – Tuesday 26th June
Places are limited, so please call 07910 332811 or email: info@essential-solutions.co.uk to secure your place.

 

Introduction to Reflexology

reflexologyReflexology is a popular and relaxing holistic treatment based on the principle that reflex points on the soles, tops and sides of the feet are connected to corresponding areas throughout the body. In this way, the feet can be seen as a “map” of the body.
This one day course, will introduce you to the theory of reflexology and provide some practical guidance to enable you to begin to understand how to use this treatment in your own home.

Price £55
Next Course – Wednesday 30th May
Places are limited, so please call 07910 332811 or email: info@essential-solutions.co.uk to secure your place.

 

Hopi Ear Candling for Home Use

Hopi ear candling is a gentle, relaxing and non-invasive treatment. It is used to help address conditions such as excessive or compacted ear wax, congestion as a result of colds or flu, sinusitis, headaches and migraines and other symptoms of the ear, nose and throat.

Thermal Aricular TherapyThis one day course will demonstrate how to safely use the candles at home. The day will include an introduction to the history of Hopi ear candling and a discussion on when it would be considered unsafe to carry out the treatment. The course will include a demonstration and the opportunity to practice and receive a treatment under the guidance of a qualified teacher and practitioner, plus the additional training of a simple face massage which is known to enhance the physical benefits of the treatment.
Please note this is not a qualification to practice publicly, it is designed to provide you with the skills to carry out this effective treatment with confidence and safety in your own home.

Price £75
Please ring for next available dates 07910 332811 or email: info@essential-solutions.co.uk

 

Meditation for Beginners

This one day course will introduce you to some simple meditation techniques, which you will be able to quickly and effectively incorporate into your life. There is plenty of evidence that meditation and mindfulness can have far reaching effects on the health of individuals. However, without instruction, it can be difficult to ‘make a start’. This course aims to help you integrate meditation into your life through the exploration of different types of meditation techniques, and by taking part in guided meditations to strengthen your resolve and help you discover which type of meditation you prefer.

Price £55
Please ring for next available dates 07910 332811 or email: info@essential-solutions.co.uk

 

If you have any queries regarding the above courses, or if you wish to make a booking,

please phone 07910 332811.