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.


Discover our range of Cotswold Academy masterclasses

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:


Aromatherapy Diploma - Fast Track - 31st Oct-11th November 2016

Massage Diploma - Fast Track - 14th-25th November 2016

Sports Massage Diploma - Fast Track - 31st Oct-10th November 2016

Reflexology Diploma - Fast Track - 3rd-14th March 2017



Neck & Shoulders Clinical Anatomy (Massage Therapists) - 2017 dates coming soon!

Spa Reflexology Masterclass - 2017 dates coming soon!

Understanding Pre-blended Oils- 2017 dates coming soon!

Find Your Muscles Clinical Anatomy (for all Therapists) - 2017 dates coming soon!

CPD Courses:

Indian Head Massage - 12th-13th November

First Aid - 19th November

Myofascial Cupping - 2nd December

Pregnancy Massage - 9th December

Deep Tissue Massage - 11th December



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