We offer Professional, Vocational Diplomas in Reflexology, Sports Massage, Swedish Massage and Aromatherapy 

Welcome to the Cotswold Academy! We offer small, personal and successful courses and workshops in the Complementary Therapy and Sports Massage industries across Gloucestershire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and further afield.  We have a strong commitment to supporting our students in their learning journey and to providing a culture of high standards of practice. So if you want to deliver excellence, join us. Choose from our range of ITEC, FHT, courses and learn a new skill, change your career or enhance your professional development.

CPD's for Therapists

Discover our range of CPD/short courses to continue your professional development

Cotswold Academy Masterclass

Complementary Therapy

Embark on your personal journey into the health and wellbeing profession.

Cotswold Academy

Sports Massage

Develop your hand skills, learn techniques and applied anatomy for sports injuries.

Cotswold Academy

Thursday evenings

Share Ideas and Knowledge
Thursday Evenings from 6pm-9pm

If you are interested in looking at a career in this industry, planning to do a course with us or just wishing to look around, our free Thursday Evenings could be the place to start.

Upcoming Courses:


Level 3 Reflexology Diploma - Fast Track - 12th-23rd June 2017

Massage Diploma - Fast Track - 26th June- 7th June 2017

Aromatherapy Diploma - Fast Track - 10th-21st July 2017

Reiki 2 - 19th-20th July 2017

Level 3 Sports Massage Therapy Diploma - Fast Track - 14th-24th August 2017

Level 3 Sports Massage Therapy Diploma - Mon/Tues Attendance - 18th September 2017


CPD Courses:

Pregnancy Massage - 27th May 2017

Pregnancy Massage - 5th June 2017

Deep Tissue Massage - 7th June 2017

Indian Head Massage - 8th-9th June 2017 

Trigger Point Massage - 29th-30th June 2017

Neck & Shoulders Clinical Anatomy (Massage Therapists) - 18th July 2017

First Aid - 22nd July 2017

Myofascial Cupping - 25th September 2017



CPD Courses continued:

Sports Massage Refresher- 14th-15th September 2017

Spa Reflexology Masterclass - 3rd October 2017

Hand Reflexology - 31st October 2017

Find Your Muscles Clinical Anatomy (for all Therapists) - 7th-8th December 2017

Understanding Pre-blended Oils- 2017 dates coming soon!

I very much enjoyed the Deep Tissue course, fully recommend it to all massage therapists! Thanks to Claire for organising, and Annette for being a great tutor! And thanks to Chris for the help too :) Look forward to returning again for further training.
— Carly Butler, Cheltenham