ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage- Evening Attendance
Oct
2
to Mar 6

ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage- Evening Attendance

This ITEC Diploma in Massage is designed to teach from complete beginner up to professional level.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be a professional massage therapist and will be able to gain insurance to practise upon the general public and gain membership of professional associations.

EVENING ATTENDANCE (over 20 evenings):

OCTOBER 2018:

Oct '18: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd

Nov: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th

Dec: 4th, 11th, 18th

Jan '19: 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

Feb: 5th, 19th, 26th

March: 5th, 6th

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ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy - Evening Attendance
Oct
15
to Mar 25

ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy - Evening Attendance

This course is an absolute essential for any Therapist involved in the Complementary Therapy and Care Industry.

Training to become a Clinical Aromatherapist will give you the specialist knowledge needed to be able to blend and prescribe for your clients specific needs. This practice will also enable you to treat clients and prevent health problems.

This course is designed to train a complete beginner up to a professional Aromatherapist. It also includes learning your Holistic Massage routine for performing a full body treatment on your client. 

On this course, you will learn the properties of 45+ essential oils and how to use them appropriately and safely as well as learning to blend to make your own creams and lotions. You will be given a depth of knowledge in diseases and disorders of the whole body as well as advanced massage techniques, lymphatic drainage and acupressure points. 

This course requires attendance over 20 x evenings over 6 months

Attendance: 6pm-9pm

Tutor: Annette Stoker

OCTOBER 2018:

Oct '18: 15th, 22nd

Nov: 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

Dec: 3rd, 10th, 17th

Jan '19: 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

Feb: 4th, 18th, 25th

March: 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th 

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ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy - Fast Track
Oct
15
to Oct 26

ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy - Fast Track

This course is an absolute essential for any Therapist involved in the Complementary Therapy and Care Industry.

Training to become a Clinical Aromatherapist will give you the specialist knowledge needed to be able to blend and prescribe for your clients specific needs. This practice will also enable you to treat clients and prevent health problems.

This course is designed to train a complete beginner up to a professional Aromatherapist. It also includes learning your Holistic Massage routine for performing a full body treatment on your client. 

On this course, you will learn the properties of 45+ essential oils and how to use them appropriately and safely as well as learning to blend to make your own creams and lotions. You will be given a depth of knowledge in diseases and disorders of the whole body as well as advanced massage techniques, lymphatic drainage and acupressure points. 

OCTOBER 2018:

15th-26th October 2018

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Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)
Oct
16
to Oct 17

Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)

  • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hot Stone Therapy is an advanced therapeutic massage technique using the applications of thermotherapy and cryotherapy. This involves the use of heated volcanic basalt stones and cold marble stones.

This extremely popular therapy originates from ancient Native American traditions. Whilst hot stone treatment provides deep relaxation, positivity, balance and healing for our clients it also helps maintain a healthy therapist, preventing strain, wear and tear on the therapist’s joints/muscles.

Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

October 2018: 16th-17th

Tutor: Yvonne Lockhart

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Neck & Shoulders - Clinical Anatomy
Oct
24
9:30 AM09:30

Neck & Shoulders - Clinical Anatomy

  • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Want to learn more about the neck, shoulder and upper back?

More knowledge to empower your clients to help them back to health?

This masterclass is designed for working therapists wishing to revisit or further develop their understanding and massage techniques when working with the neck shoulders.

 

Massage Therapists

Whats covered on the day:

  • Finding the bony landmarks in this area and understanding the muscle groups
  • Understanding what caused stress headaches and shoulder pain
  • Identifying overused muscles and helping your client to understand how to correct their posture
  • Develop new massage techniques

Sports Therapists

Whats covered on the day:

  • Revisit Postural assessment (ROM), and assessment Special Tests (Level 4 students only) for the neck & shoulders
  • Palpation skills to find bony landmarks and muscles in this area
  • Understanding the Rotator cuff muscle group
  • Understanding the relationship between anterior and posterior muscles in this area (Upper Cross Syndrome)
  • Developing new massage techniques

Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

24th October 2018

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    Reiki Level 1
    Oct
    26
    9:30 AM09:30

    Reiki Level 1

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Reiki Practitioner Level 1:

    1 Day 10am - 5pm

    This thorough one-day course will be the perfect grounding for your first attunement to Reiki. 

    It is suitable for complete beginners to practice energy work, as well as anyone wishing to re-do their Reiki training. 

    You will learn how to treat yourself and heal current and past imbalances. You will be able to give Reiki to others in a non-professional capacity, including pets, plants and places.

    Open up to more light in your life. Learn how to use this amazing energy to supercharge your life, turn situations around to serve you better. You will start to feel ‘in the flow’ and make better choices!

    If you want to become a practising healer, this is the perfect first step. Includes your take home manual, meditations and certificate. Ongoing practice sessions and support. 

    Janie Whittemore is an intuitive complementary therapist of 20 years’ experience. She studied Usui and Shamballa Reiki in London and Thailand, becoming a Reiki Master in 2005.

    What is covered on the day:

    • Level One Attunements

    • History of Reiki

    • What is Reiki?

    • Hand Positions

    • Self Healing – Healing Others, Working in Groups

    • 7 major Chakra`s

    • The Reiki Principles

    • Practical Experience

    • 21-day Self Healing Programme

    26th October 2018

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    Sports Massage Refresher
    Nov
    1
    9:30 AM09:30

    Sports Massage Refresher

    Refresh and add to your Sports Massage treatment…    

    This workshop is aimed at:  

    Level 3 and Level 4 Sports Massage Therapists who have not used their skills for a while,  perhaps having had a break from the industry and looking to refresh their hand skills and assessment techniques.

    Course Content:

    • Range of Movement (ROM), Passive, Active and Resisted
    • Postural Assessment (Asymmetry)
    • Massage techniques/hand skills
    • Myofascial Release
    • Trigger Point 
    • Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) (for Level 4 therapists)
    • Soft Tissue Release (STR) (for Level 4 therapists)
    • Assessment Special Tests - Shoulder, Pelvis, Knee and Ankle (for Level 4 therapists) 
    • Support in marketing and structuring your business plan to re-enter the industry (if needed)

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm

    1st-2nd November 2018

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    Reiki Level 1
    Nov
    2
    9:30 AM09:30

    Reiki Level 1

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Reiki Practitioner Level 1:

    1 Day 10am - 5pm

    This thorough one-day course will be the perfect grounding for your first attunement to Reiki. 

    It is suitable for complete beginners to practice energy work, as well as anyone wishing to re-do their Reiki training. 

    You will learn how to treat yourself and heal current and past imbalances. You will be able to give Reiki to others in a non-professional capacity, including pets, plants and places.

    Open up to more light in your life. Learn how to use this amazing energy to supercharge your life, turn situations around to serve you better. You will start to feel ‘in the flow’ and make better choices!

    If you want to become a practising healer, this is the perfect first step. Includes your take home manual, meditations and certificate. Ongoing practice sessions and support. 

    Janie Whittemore is an intuitive complementary therapist of 20 years’ experience. She studied Usui and Shamballa Reiki in London and Thailand, becoming a Reiki Master in 2005.

    What is covered on the day:

    • Level One Attunements
    • History of Reiki
    • What is Reiki?
    • Hand Positions
    • Self Healing – Healing Others, Working in Groups
    • 7 major Chakra`s
    • The Reiki Principles
    • Practical Experience
    • 21-day Self Healing Programme

    2nd November 2018

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    ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy
    Nov
    5
    to Nov 16

    ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

    Level 4 further develops your understanding of fascial imbalances within the body, giving you specialized techniques of stretching tight muscle groups (Muscle Energy Techniques & Soft Tissue release) and special tests to identify joint and fascial defects. Level 4 will take your postural assessment techniques to the next level, allowing you to understand postural imbalances and develop your skills to correct these. 

    This course requires attendance Monday – Friday for two consecutive weeks, 9.30am-4pm

    NOVEMBER 2018

    5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th

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    Reflexology Refresher
    Nov
    5
    to Nov 6

    Reflexology Refresher

    Reflexology Refresher Course

    This two day course allows the ready qualified Reflexology therapist a chance to re visit the subject and perform a treatment with the confidence required to practice.  This course if very useful if you have not practiced in a while, feel like you are getting rusty or just want to brush up on your reflexology skills.  It is a very practical based course and you will have plenty of opportunity for practice and great feedback.

    Course Content:

    • Revisit what Reflexology is and why it is used
    • Explain how the zones relate to the anatomical structures of the body
    • Revisit reading the feet
    • Perform a foot massage
    • Revisit the reflex points of the feet using the international foot charts
    • Perform a consultation taking into account contra-indications
    • Perform a Reflexology treatment from start to finish
    • Advise clients of possible reactions and back up treatments for home treatment

    Time: 9.30am-4pm; attendance for 2 days

    5th-6th November 2018

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    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Nov
    7
    to Nov 8

    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    This treatment is another invaluable ‘add-on’ for the Massage Therapist. It has become a well recognised treatment amongst clients and is increasingly becoming a popular request.  Upon completion this course enable students to gain a high level, well recognised qualification in this field.

    This course is equally suitable if you are new to complementary therapies. You may wish to join if you would like to learn a healing therapeutic skill to use with family members and friends. In this case you may choose not to sit the professional assessment and will receive a Cotswold Academy certificate of attendance.

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

    7th-8th November 2018

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage - Fast Track
    Nov
    12
    to Nov 23

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage - Fast Track

    This ITEC Diploma in Massage is designed to teach from complete beginner up to professional level.
    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be a professional massage therapist and will be able to gain insurance to practise upon the general public and gain membership of professional associations.

    NOVEMBER 2018:

    12th-23rd November 2018 

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    Essential First Aid - 3 Year Certificate
    Nov
    17
    9:30 PM21:30

    Essential First Aid - 3 Year Certificate

    The Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) training course will enable you to have the knowledge and skills to give first aid to your clients and understand your responsibilities as a therapist under The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and Professional Codes of Conduct. You will gain a 3 year Certificate with this training.

    Course Content:

    • Practical, verbal and written assessment will take place throughout the day
    • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
    • First aid kits and record keeping
    • Infection Control
    • Basic life support including CPR
    • Effectively manage an unconscious casualty
    • Managing seizures and anaphylaxis
    • How to respond to a choking casualty
    • Dealing with wounds and bleeding
    • Prevention and control of shock
    • Recognising the presence of common major illnesses
    • Provide treatment for minor injuries
      (cuts, grazes, minor burns or scalds)

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    17th November 2018

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    Myofascial Cupping Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Nov
    19
    9:30 AM09:30

    Myofascial Cupping Therapy (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    This course is ideal for therapists wishing to understand more about how our body’s fascia system works.

    On this very practical, day workshop you will learn how to release the body’s  Myofascial tissue using vacuum cupping.

    What are the main benefits?

    • Reduces tight knots adhesion
    • Increases blood flow and tissue repair
    • Increases your clients range of movement of joints
    • Good to work with Neck and Back pain
    • Ideal tool for Sports Therapists
    • Reduces overuse of your hands and wrists

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    19th November 2018

    Additional dates:

    10th December 2018

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    ITEC Level 4 Sports Massage Certificate- Thursday/Friday Attendance
    Nov
    22
    to Dec 16

    ITEC Level 4 Sports Massage Certificate- Thursday/Friday Attendance

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Level 4 further develops your understanding of fascial imbalances within the body, giving you specialized techniques of stretching tight muscle groups (Muscle Energy Techniques & Soft Tissue release) and special tests to identify joint and fascial defects. Level 4 will take your postural assessment techniques to the next level, allowing you to understand postural imbalances and develop your skills to correct these. 

    Attendance Thursday and Friday throughout 1-2 months.

    Attendance 9.30am-4pm

    NOVEMBER 2018

    November: 22nd, 23rd, 29th, 30th

    December: 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th (1 weekend attendance)

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    Reiki Level 2
    Nov
    24
    9:30 AM09:30

    Reiki Level 2

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Reiki Practitioner Level 2:

    If you have completed Level 1 and wish to elevate your practice, this course will attune you to Level 2 - whether for personal or professional use. 

    • Ongoing support in your Reiki development is also offered.

    • Gain confidence and learn in a safe, nurturing environment. 
    • All the symbols and knowledge you need to practice, presented in an easy to understand way by an experienced Reiki Master. 
    • You will be able to heal others, send distant healing and accelerate your spiritual growth with a great energy shift. Guided meditations, activations, guided meditations, the aura, how to give treatments to others, setting up a practice, giving treatments, absent healing, Level 2 Attunement to the symbols. 
    • Reconnect to your Reiki 1, no matter how much time has passed! Janie teaches from both Usui and Shamballa Multi-Dimensional Healing paths of Reiki. 
    Take the next exciting step on your path and learn to treat others in a therapeutic setting. Receive your Level 2 certificate and manual upon completion. Be part of the Reiki family! 

    What is covered on the days:

    • Review of Reiki 1
    • Learn sacred symbols and their mantras
    • 3 Attunements
    • Space Clearing
    • Self Development
    • Demonstration of Hands On Treatment
    • Looking at self-treatment and other people/animals
    • Distant Healing and Healing With Symbols
    • Professional Working

    Attendance over 2 days 10am - 5pm : 

    November 2018: 24th-25th

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    Trigger Point Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Nov
    26
    to Nov 27

    Trigger Point Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    This two day workshop is designed for therapists who wish to improve their anatomy knowledge, hand skills and understand trigger points.

    Course Content:

    • Trigger points; what they are and how to treat them
    • Learn six commonly worked on muscles.  Find their origins and insertions
    • Develop hand skills using other techniques, fists, forearms and elbows
    • Find out about overuse syndrome, what it is and how we help our clients
    • Develop observation skill in basic postural assessment

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

    26th-27th November 2018

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    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Nov
    30
    9:30 AM09:30

    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    The pregnancy massage training day will enable students to further their massage techniques, perform massage techniques on pregnant women, and enable them to gain specialist insurance.

    Course Content:

    • Mainly practical work throughout the day
    • Contra-indications
    • Adaptation of existing massage routines
    • Positioning of client
    • Benefits
    • Round ligament pain in pregnancy
    • Female reproductive system
    • Role of Relaxin in pregnancy
    • Client care

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    30th November 2018

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    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Dec
    1
    to Dec 2

    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    This treatment is another invaluable ‘add-on’ for the Massage Therapist. It has become a well recognised treatment amongst clients and is increasingly becoming a popular request.  Upon completion this course enable students to gain a high level, well recognised qualification in this field.

    This course is equally suitable if you are new to complementary therapies. You may wish to join if you would like to learn a healing therapeutic skill to use with family members and friends. In this case you may choose not to sit the professional assessment and will receive a Cotswold Academy certificate of attendance.

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

    December 2018: 1st-2nd 

    Tutor: Yvonne Lockhart

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    Indian Head Massage Refresher
    Dec
    4
    9:30 AM09:30

    Indian Head Massage Refresher

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Refresh your Indian Head Massage qualification!

    This workshop is aimed at:  

    • Therapists who have not used their skills for a while, career break, starting a family
    • Professionals who want to brush up on their existing Indian Head qualification
    • Individuals who may lack confidence with certain skills, techniques and procedures
    • This is a confidence boosting & practical workshop

    Attendance on 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    4th December 2018

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    Massage Refresher
    Dec
    5
    9:30 PM21:30

    Massage Refresher

    This workshop is aimed at:  

    • Therapists who have not used their skills for a while, career break, starting a family
    • Professionals who want to brush up on their existing qualifications
    • Students that have just qualified
    • Individuals who may lack confidence with certain skills, techniques and procedures
    • This is a confidence boosting & practical workshop

    Course Content:

    • Massage techniques
    • Importance of a routine
    • Discussion on individual action plans to get back on track (if needed) as a successful massage therapist
    • Practical session- perfecting the back massage
    • A look at consultation techniques Individual action plans
    • Practical session- Perfecting the full body massage
    • Feedback

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    5th December 2018

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    Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Dec
    6
    to Dec 7

    Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Hot Stone Therapy is an advanced therapeutic massage technique using the applications of thermotherapy and cryotherapy. This involves the use of heated volcanic basalt stones and cold marble stones.

    This extremely popular therapy originates from ancient Native American traditions. Whilst hot stone treatment provides deep relaxation, positivity, balance and healing for our clients it also helps maintain a healthy therapist, preventing strain, wear and tear on the therapist’s joints/muscles.

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

    December 2018: 6th-7th

    (Tutor: Annette Stoker)

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    Social Media for your Business
    Dec
    6
    6:15 PM18:15

    Social Media for your Business

    Do you currently run a business in Complementary Therapies or are you thinking of starting one?

    Social media is a fantastic way to market your Complementary Therapy practice.

    This course provides an overview on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and delivers some basic tools to help you to build a simple social media plan to raise awareness of your business and increase your client list. 

    With all the demands that come with running your own business it can be hard to find the time for marketing. We pack this training course full of tools and tips to help you use social networks efficiently and effectively.

    This course is suitable for any practitioner/ businesses looking to promote themselves through social media, whether you are completely new to using social media for business or have some experience.    

    Course Content:

    • Social media overview, including current trends
    • Social media jargon explained – hashtags, handles etc…
    • Business benefits of social media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
    • Which social networks are appropriate for your business.
    • Set up and maximisation of your social media pages
    • How to engage and build your audience

    Attendance: 6.15pm-9.00pm Tutor: Amy Pearcey

    6th December 2018

     

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    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Dec
    8
    9:30 AM09:30

    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    The pregnancy massage training day will enable students to further their massage techniques, perform massage techniques on pregnant women, and enable them to gain specialist insurance.

    Course Content:

    • Mainly practical work throughout the day
    • Contra-indications
    • Adaptation of existing massage routines
    • Positioning of client
    • Benefits
    • Round ligament pain in pregnancy
    • Female reproductive system
    • Role of Relaxin in pregnancy
    • Client care

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    8th December 2018

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    Myofascial Cupping Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Dec
    10
    9:30 AM09:30

    Myofascial Cupping Therapy (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    This course is ideal for therapists wishing to understand more about how our body’s fascia system works.

    On this very practical, day workshop you will learn how to release the body’s  Myofascial tissue using vacuum cupping.

    What are the main benefits?

    • Reduces tight knots adhesion
    • Increases blood flow and tissue repair
    • Increases your clients range of movement of joints
    • Good to work with Neck and Back pain
    • Ideal tool for Sports Therapists
    • Reduces overuse of your hands and wrists

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    10th December 2018

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    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma- Fast Track
    Jan
    7
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma- Fast Track

    The foundation of the Level 3 is your understanding of how the body functions and heals itself. You will learn your Anatomy & Physiology (Unit 451) prior to the class contact days (via e-learning) about the body cells, skin, skeletal, muscular, vascular, lymphatic, nervous, endocrine, digestive, respiratory and urinary systems. 

    When you start class attendance you will learn postural assessment, range of movement tests and developing your basic massage hand skills as well as myofascial release techniques/deep friction. You will develop a foundation in understanding the core benefits of sports massage and how the body heals itself from injury.

    JANUARY 2019:

    Mon-Thurs for 2 weeks

    7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th 

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    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Jan
    16
    9:30 AM09:30

    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    The pregnancy massage training day will enable students to further their massage techniques, perform massage techniques on pregnant women, and enable them to gain specialist insurance.

    Course Content:

    • Mainly practical work throughout the day
    • Contra-indications
    • Adaptation of existing massage routines
    • Positioning of client
    • Benefits
    • Round ligament pain in pregnancy
    • Female reproductive system
    • Role of Relaxin in pregnancy
    • Client care

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    Wednesday 16th January 2019

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    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Jan
    17
    to Jan 18

    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    This treatment is another invaluable ‘add-on’ for the Massage Therapist. It has become a well recognised treatment amongst clients and is increasingly becoming a popular request.  Upon completion this course enable students to gain a high level, well recognised qualification in this field.

    This course is equally suitable if you are new to complementary therapies. You may wish to join if you would like to learn a healing therapeutic skill to use with family members and friends. In this case you may choose not to sit the professional assessment and will receive a Cotswold Academy certificate of attendance.

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

    January 2019: 17th-18th

    (Tutor:Annette Stoker) 

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    Spa Reflexology
    Jan
    23
    9:30 AM09:30

    Spa Reflexology

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Looking at ways to enhance your treatments?

    Want to learn how to add that bit of luxury?

    This masterclass is designed for the professional reflexologist that would like to enhance their treatments to offer a wider variety of luxury reflexology treatments to their clients.

    In this masterclass you will cover how to create and apply your
    own masks and exfoliator’s for luxury reflexology treatments.

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    Wednesday 23rd January 2019

    Tutor: Yvonne Lockhart

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    Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Jan
    26
    9:30 AM09:30

    Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Hot Stone Therapy is an advanced therapeutic massage technique using the applications of thermotherapy and cryotherapy. This involves the use of heated volcanic basalt stones and cold marble stones.

    This extremely popular therapy originates from ancient Native American traditions. Whilst hot stone treatment provides deep relaxation, positivity, balance and healing for our clients it also helps maintain a healthy therapist, preventing strain, wear and tear on the therapist’s joints/muscles.

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

    January 2019: 26th-27th

    (Tutor: Yvonne Lockhart)

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    Reflexology Refresher
    Feb
    4
    9:30 PM21:30

    Reflexology Refresher

    Reflexology Refresher Course

    This two day course allows the ready qualified Reflexology therapist a chance to re visit the subject and perform a treatment with the confidence required to practice.  This course if very useful if you have not practiced in a while, feel like you are getting rusty or just want to brush up on your reflexology skills.  It is a very practical based course and you will have plenty of opportunity for practice and great feedback.

    Course Content:

    • Revisit what Reflexology is and why it is used
    • Explain how the zones relate to the anatomical structures of the body
    • Revisit reading the feet
    • Perform a foot massage
    • Revisit the reflex points of the feet using the international foot charts
    • Perform a consultation taking into account contra-indications
    • Perform a Reflexology treatment from start to finish
    • Advise clients of possible reactions and back up treatments for home treatment

    Time: 9.30am-4pm; attendance for 2 days

    February 2019 - 4th-5th

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    Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Feb
    6
    9:30 AM09:30

    Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Hot Stone Therapy is an advanced therapeutic massage technique using the applications of thermotherapy and cryotherapy. This involves the use of heated volcanic basalt stones and cold marble stones.

    This extremely popular therapy originates from ancient Native American traditions. Whilst hot stone treatment provides deep relaxation, positivity, balance and healing for our clients it also helps maintain a healthy therapist, preventing strain, wear and tear on the therapist’s joints/muscles.

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

    February 2019: 6th-7th

    (Tutor: Annette Stoker)

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    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma- Thurs/Fri
    Feb
    7
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma- Thurs/Fri

    The foundation of the Level 3 is your understanding of how the body functions and heals itself. You will learn your Anatomy & Physiology (Unit 451) prior to the class contact days (via e-learning) about the body cells, skin, skeletal, muscular, vascular, lymphatic, nervous, endocrine, digestive, respiratory and urinary systems. 

    When you start class attendance you will learn postural assessment, range of movement tests and developing your basic massage hand skills as well as myofascial release techniques/deep friction. You will develop a foundation in understanding the core benefits of sports massage and how the body heals itself from injury.

    FEBRUARY 2019:

    Feb: 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th

    March: 1st

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology- Evening Attendance
    Feb
    11
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology- Evening Attendance

    Discovering the reflex zones and areas of the feet and hands and how, by specific manipulation of these areas, outstanding results can be obtained. An age old therapeutic technique that many clients can benefit from and it is one of the few practices that can be offered safely as relief to cancer patients. This course would benefit any therapist wanting to expand their skill base, operate their own clinic, or gain employment in the leisure or care industries.

    The course is run over twenty evenings spread over six months attendance dates for each course can be found below.

     Attendance: 6pm to 9pm

    Tutor: Yvonne Lockhart

    FEBRUARY: 2019

    Feb: 11th

    March: 13th, 18th , 20th

    April: 1st, 23rd, 29th

    May: 7th, 15th, 20th

    June: 3rd, 10th, 17th June, 24th

    July: 1st, 3rd, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 24th

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage - Fast Track
    Feb
    18
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage - Fast Track

    This ITEC Diploma in Massage is designed to teach from complete beginner up to professional level.
    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be a professional massage therapist and will be able to gain insurance to practise upon the general public and gain membership of professional associations.

    FEBRUARY 2019:

    18th February -1st March 2019

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage - Saturday Attendance
    Feb
    23
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage - Saturday Attendance

    This ITEC Diploma in Massage is designed to teach from complete beginner up to professional level.
    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be a professional massage therapist and will be able to gain insurance to practise upon the general public and gain membership of professional associations.

    FEBRUARY 2019:

    Feb: 23rd

    March: 9th, 23rd

    April: 6th, 27th

    May: 25th

    June: 8th, 22nd

    July: 6th, 20th

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    Hand Reflexology
    Feb
    26
    9:30 AM09:30

    Hand Reflexology

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Many reflexology courses brush lightly over the practice of hand reflexology,but it can be a vital part of a client’s reflexology experience.  Not only will it support and enhance their treatment but it can also give a more varied reflexology selections for you and your client base.

    This masterclass has been designed for professional Reflexologists wishing to expand their skills, the day is divided up into theory and practical elements that will give you the confidence to offer hand reflexology as a treatment on its own or in a combination with foot reflexology.

    Tuesday 26th February 2019

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology - SATURDAYS
    Mar
    2
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology - SATURDAYS

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Discovering the reflex zones and areas of the feet and hands and how, by specific manipulation of these areas, outstanding results can be obtained. An age old therapeutic technique that many clients can benefit from and it is one of the few practices that can be offered safely as relief to cancer patients. This course would benefit any therapist wanting to expand their skill base, operate their own clinic, or gain employment in the leisure or care industries.

    This course requires attendance over 10 Saturdays

    Attendance: 9.30am-4pm  Tutor: Annette Stoker

    MARCH 2019:

    March: 2nd, 16th, 30th

    April: 13th, 27th, 

    May: 11th, 25th

    June: 8th, 22nd, 

    July: 6th

     

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    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma- Mon/Tues
    Mar
    4
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma- Mon/Tues

    The foundation of the Level 3 is your understanding of how the body functions and heals itself. You will learn your Anatomy & Physiology (Unit 451) prior to the class contact days (via e-learning) about the body cells, skin, skeletal, muscular, vascular, lymphatic, nervous, endocrine, digestive, respiratory and urinary systems. 

    When you start class attendance you will learn postural assessment, range of movement tests and developing your basic massage hand skills as well as myofascial release techniques/deep friction. You will develop a foundation in understanding the core benefits of sports massage and how the body heals itself from injury.

    MARCH 2019:

    March: 4th, 5th, 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th,

    April: 1st, 2nd

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    Advanced Massage & Clinical Anatomy
    Mar
    7
    9:30 AM09:30

    Advanced Massage & Clinical Anatomy

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Advanced Massage & Clinical Anatomy

    Do you want a deeper understanding of what’s under the skin?

    This two day hands on masterclass is designed for working therapists wishing to revisit and further develop their understanding and massage techniques when working with the lower back, pelvis and neck and shoulders. These are problem areas for lots of clients, so it’s essential we understand the relationships of muscles in these areas. 

    The course is designed to enable each student to work at their own pace to build their confidence and develop usable hand skills; including palpation and treatment techniques.+/*-

    We will be learning techniques to find the key muscles and the tissue between them, and additional massage techniques to help your clients.

    Course Syllabus:

    Choose to attend Day 1, Day 2, or both!

    Pelvis and Lower Back

    Day 1

    Whats covered on the day:

    • Palpation skills to find bony landmarks and muscles in this area

    • Understanding the gluteal muscle group and common conditions such as piriformis syndrome

    • Understanding the relationship between lower back muscles and glutes

    • Developing new massage techniques

    • Revisit Postural assessment (ROM) (Level 3 Sports only)

    • Assessment Special Tests (Level 4 students only) for the lower back and pelvis

    Certification and CPD: 
    The Cotswold Academy 5 CPD points

    Neck and Shoulders

    Day 2

    Whats covered on the day:

    • Palpation skills to find bony landmarks and muscles in this area

    • Understanding the Rotator cuff muscle group

    • Understanding the relationship between anterior and posterior muscles in this area (Upper Cross Syndrome)

    • Developing new massage techniques

    • Revisit Postural assessment (ROM) (Level 3 Sports only)

    • Assessment Special Tests (Level 4 students only) for the neck & shoulders

    Certification and CPD: 
    The Cotswold Academy 5 CPD points

    Course Dates:

    Day 1: 7th March 2019

    Day 2: 8th March 2019

    Review Session: 14th March 2019 6pm-9pm (optional to attend)


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    Massage Refresher
    Mar
    8
    9:30 PM21:30

    Massage Refresher

    This workshop is aimed at:  

    • Therapists who have not used their skills for a while, career break, starting a family
    • Professionals who want to brush up on their existing qualifications
    • Students that have just qualified
    • Individuals who may lack confidence with certain skills, techniques and procedures
    • This is a confidence boosting & practical workshop

    Course Content:

    • Massage techniques
    • Importance of a routine
    • Discussion on individual action plans to get back on track (if needed) as a successful massage therapist
    • Practical session- perfecting the back massage
    • A look at consultation techniques Individual action plans
    • Practical session- Perfecting the full body massage
    • Feedback

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    8th March 2019

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    Kinesiology & Sports Taping (FHT Accredited)
    Mar
    10
    9:30 AM09:30

    Kinesiology & Sports Taping (FHT Accredited)

    This detailed 2 day course is designed for the sports massage practitioners, sports therapists, remedial instructors, coaches and those working in the sports industry.  This course will teach the safe and effective application of a number of taping techniques to cover joint stability of all the major joints. Techniques taught can be used for practitioners that work in both clinic environments as well as in a sports team. The aim of this course is to enable learners to gain the practical and theoretical skills necessary to provide taping and strapping for the Sport and Leisure Industry.

    Course Content:

    • Contraindications, (health and safety, hygiene)

    • Different taping products including zinc oxide and kinesiology tape

    • Practical applications of taping and strapping to ankle, knee, neck, back, hip, wrist, elbow and shoulder

    • Taping for injury support

    • Functional taping for sports performance

    • Acute injury management

    • Management of specific conditions

    The course is divided into theory study and practical. Students are able to consolidate their learning and practice techniques between the days of teaching. Class sizes will be no more than 12 students, meaning students get maximum Tutor support.

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 5pm : 

    10th & 17th March 2019 (+option to attend 14th March 6pm-9pm)

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    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Mar
    10
    9:30 AM09:30

    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    This treatment is another invaluable ‘add-on’ for the Massage Therapist. It has become a well recognised treatment amongst clients and is increasingly becoming a popular request.  Upon completion this course enable students to gain a high level, well recognised qualification in this field.

    This course is equally suitable if you are new to complementary therapies. You may wish to join if you would like to learn a healing therapeutic skill to use with family members and friends. In this case you may choose not to sit the professional assessment and will receive a Cotswold Academy certificate of attendance.

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

    March 2019: 10th & 24th

    (Tutor: Yvonne Lockhart)

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology - Fast Track
    Mar
    11
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology - Fast Track

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Discovering the reflex zones and areas of the feet and hands and how, by specific manipulation of these areas, outstanding results can be obtained. An age old therapeutic technique that many clients can benefit from and it is one of the few practices that can be offered safely as relief to cancer patients. This course would benefit any therapist wanting to expand their skill base, operate their own clinic, or gain employment in the leisure or care industries.

    This course requires attendance Monday – Friday for two consecutive weeks.

    Attendance: 9.30am-4pm  Tutor: Annette Stoker

    MARCH 2019:

    11th-22nd March

     

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage- Evening Attendance
    Mar
    12
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage- Evening Attendance

    This ITEC Diploma in Massage is designed to teach from complete beginner up to professional level.
    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be a professional massage therapist and will be able to gain insurance to practise upon the general public and gain membership of professional associations.

    EVENING ATTENDANCE (over 20 evenings):

    MARCH 2019:

    March '19: 12th, 19th, 26th

    April: 2nd, 9th, 30th

    May: 7th, 14th, 21st

    June: 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

    July: 2nd , 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy - Evening Attendance
    Apr
    1
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy - Evening Attendance

    This course is an absolute essential for any Therapist involved in the Complementary Therapy and Care Industry.

    Training to become a Clinical Aromatherapist will give you the specialist knowledge needed to be able to blend and prescribe for your clients specific needs. This practice will also enable you to treat clients and prevent health problems.

    This course is designed to train a complete beginner up to a professional Aromatherapist. It also includes learning your Holistic Massage routine for performing a full body treatment on your client. 

    On this course, you will learn the properties of 45+ essential oils and how to use them appropriately and safely as well as learning to blend to make your own creams and lotions. You will be given a depth of knowledge in diseases and disorders of the whole body as well as advanced massage techniques, lymphatic drainage and acupressure points. 

    This course requires attendance over 20 x evenings over 6 months

    Attendance: 6pm-9pm

    Tutor: Annette Stoker

    APRIL 2019:

    April '19: 1st, 8th, 29th

    May: 13th, 20th

    June: 3rd, 10th, 17th , 24th

    July: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th

    August: 5th, 12th

    September: 2nd, 9th, 16th , 23rd

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    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Apr
    11
    9:30 AM09:30

    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    The pregnancy massage training day will enable students to further their massage techniques, perform massage techniques on pregnant women, and enable them to gain specialist insurance.

    Course Content:

    • Mainly practical work throughout the day
    • Contra-indications
    • Adaptation of existing massage routines
    • Positioning of client
    • Benefits
    • Round ligament pain in pregnancy
    • Female reproductive system
    • Role of Relaxin in pregnancy
    • Client care

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    Thursday 11th April 2019

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    Indian Head Massage Refresher
    Apr
    29
    9:30 AM09:30

    Indian Head Massage Refresher

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Refresh your Indian Head Massage qualification!

    This workshop is aimed at:  

    • Therapists who have not used their skills for a while, career break, starting a family
    • Professionals who want to brush up on their existing Indian Head qualification
    • Individuals who may lack confidence with certain skills, techniques and procedures
    • This is a confidence boosting & practical workshop

    Attendance on 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    29th April 2019

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    Aromatherapy Refresher
    Apr
    30
    to May 1

    Aromatherapy Refresher

    Refresh and add to your Aromatherapy treatment…    

    This workshop is aimed at:  

    • Aromatherapy Therapists who have not used their skills for a while, career break, starting a family
    • Professionals who want to brush up on their existing qualifications
    • Students that have just qualified
    • Individuals who may lack confidence with certain skills, techniques and procedures
    • This is a confidence boosting & practical workshop

    Course Content:

    • Review properties of essential oils
    • Revisit oil blending, synergies, definitions
    • Review of Skincare & Facials
    • Massage techniques
    • Importance of a routine
    • Discussion on individual action plans to get back on track (if needed) as a successful massage therapist
    • Practical session- Perfecting the full body massage
    • Feedback

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    April 2019: 30th April-1st May

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    Reflexology Refresher
    May
    2
    9:30 PM21:30

    Reflexology Refresher

    Reflexology Refresher Course

    This two day course allows the ready qualified Reflexology therapist a chance to re visit the subject and perform a treatment with the confidence required to practice.  This course if very useful if you have not practiced in a while, feel like you are getting rusty or just want to brush up on your reflexology skills.  It is a very practical based course and you will have plenty of opportunity for practice and great feedback.

    Course Content:

    • Revisit what Reflexology is and why it is used
    • Explain how the zones relate to the anatomical structures of the body
    • Revisit reading the feet
    • Perform a foot massage
    • Revisit the reflex points of the feet using the international foot charts
    • Perform a consultation taking into account contra-indications
    • Perform a Reflexology treatment from start to finish
    • Advise clients of possible reactions and back up treatments for home treatment

    Time: 9.30am-4pm; attendance for 2 days

    May 2019 - 2nd-3rd

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    Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    May
    9
    9:30 AM09:30

    Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Hot Stone Therapy is an advanced therapeutic massage technique using the applications of thermotherapy and cryotherapy. This involves the use of heated volcanic basalt stones and cold marble stones.

    This extremely popular therapy originates from ancient Native American traditions. Whilst hot stone treatment provides deep relaxation, positivity, balance and healing for our clients it also helps maintain a healthy therapist, preventing strain, wear and tear on the therapist’s joints/muscles.

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

    May 2019: 9th-10th

    (Tutor: Annette Stoker)

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage- Fast Track
    May
    13
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage- Fast Track

    This ITEC Diploma in Massage is designed to teach from complete beginner up to professional level.
    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be a professional massage therapist and will be able to gain insurance to practise upon the general public and gain membership of professional associations.

    This course requires attendance Monday – Friday for two consecutive weeks.

    Attendance: 9.30am-4pm

    Tutor: Annette Stoker

    MAY 2019:

    13th-24th May 2019

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    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)
    May
    18
    9:30 AM09:30

    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    The pregnancy massage training day will enable students to further their massage techniques, perform massage techniques on pregnant women, and enable them to gain specialist insurance.

    Course Content:

    • Mainly practical work throughout the day
    • Contra-indications
    • Adaptation of existing massage routines
    • Positioning of client
    • Benefits
    • Round ligament pain in pregnancy
    • Female reproductive system
    • Role of Relaxin in pregnancy
    • Client care

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    Saturday 18th May 2019

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    Massage Refresher
    Jun
    3
    9:30 PM21:30

    Massage Refresher

    This workshop is aimed at:  

    • Therapists who have not used their skills for a while, career break, starting a family
    • Professionals who want to brush up on their existing qualifications
    • Students that have just qualified
    • Individuals who may lack confidence with certain skills, techniques and procedures
    • This is a confidence boosting & practical workshop

    Course Content:

    • Massage techniques
    • Importance of a routine
    • Discussion on individual action plans to get back on track (if needed) as a successful massage therapist
    • Practical session- perfecting the back massage
    • A look at consultation techniques Individual action plans
    • Practical session- Perfecting the full body massage
    • Feedback

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    3rd June 2019

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    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Jun
    4
    9:30 AM09:30

    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    The pregnancy massage training day will enable students to further their massage techniques, perform massage techniques on pregnant women, and enable them to gain specialist insurance.

    Course Content:

    • Mainly practical work throughout the day
    • Contra-indications
    • Adaptation of existing massage routines
    • Positioning of client
    • Benefits
    • Round ligament pain in pregnancy
    • Female reproductive system
    • Role of Relaxin in pregnancy
    • Client care

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    Tuesday 4th June 2019

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    Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Jun
    4
    9:30 AM09:30

    Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Hot Stone Therapy is an advanced therapeutic massage technique using the applications of thermotherapy and cryotherapy. This involves the use of heated volcanic basalt stones and cold marble stones.

    This extremely popular therapy originates from ancient Native American traditions. Whilst hot stone treatment provides deep relaxation, positivity, balance and healing for our clients it also helps maintain a healthy therapist, preventing strain, wear and tear on the therapist’s joints/muscles.

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

    June 2019: 4th-5th

    (Tutor: Yvonne Lockhart)

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    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Jun
    9
    to Jun 10

    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    This treatment is another invaluable ‘add-on’ for the Massage Therapist. It has become a well recognised treatment amongst clients and is increasingly becoming a popular request.  Upon completion this course enable students to gain a high level, well recognised qualification in this field.

    This course is equally suitable if you are new to complementary therapies. You may wish to join if you would like to learn a healing therapeutic skill to use with family members and friends. In this case you may choose not to sit the professional assessment and will receive a Cotswold Academy certificate of attendance.

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

    June 2019: 9th & 23rd

    (Tutor: Yvonne Lockhart)

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology - Fast Track
    Jun
    10
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology - Fast Track

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Discovering the reflex zones and areas of the feet and hands and how, by specific manipulation of these areas, outstanding results can be obtained. An age old therapeutic technique that many clients can benefit from and it is one of the few practices that can be offered safely as relief to cancer patients. This course would benefit any therapist wanting to expand their skill base, operate their own clinic, or gain employment in the leisure or care industries.

    This course requires attendance Monday – Friday for two consecutive weeks.

    Attendance: 9.30am-4pm  Tutor: Annette Stoker

    JUNE 2019:

    10th-21st June

     

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy - Fast Track
    Jun
    24
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy - Fast Track

    This course is an absolute essential for any Therapist involved in the Complementary Therapy and Care Industry.

    Training to become a Clinical Aromatherapist will give you the specialist knowledge needed to be able to blend and prescribe for your clients specific needs. This practice will also enable you to treat clients and prevent health problems.

    This course is designed to train a complete beginner up to a professional Aromatherapist. It also includes learning your Holistic Massage routine for performing a full body treatment on your client. 

    On this course, you will learn the properties of 45+ essential oils and how to use them appropriately and safely as well as learning to blend to make your own creams and lotions. You will be given a depth of knowledge in diseases and disorders of the whole body as well as advanced massage techniques, lymphatic drainage and acupressure points. 

    JUNE 2019:

    24th June-5th July 2018

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage - Fast Track
    Jul
    8
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage - Fast Track

    This ITEC Diploma in Massage is designed to teach from complete beginner up to professional level.
    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be a professional massage therapist and will be able to gain insurance to practise upon the general public and gain membership of professional associations.

    JULY 2019:

    8th - 19th July 2019

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    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Jul
    22
    9:30 AM09:30

    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    The pregnancy massage training day will enable students to further their massage techniques, perform massage techniques on pregnant women, and enable them to gain specialist insurance.

    Course Content:

    • Mainly practical work throughout the day
    • Contra-indications
    • Adaptation of existing massage routines
    • Positioning of client
    • Benefits
    • Round ligament pain in pregnancy
    • Female reproductive system
    • Role of Relaxin in pregnancy
    • Client care

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    Monday 22nd July 2019

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    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Jul
    25
    9:30 AM09:30

    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    This treatment is another invaluable ‘add-on’ for the Massage Therapist. It has become a well recognised treatment amongst clients and is increasingly becoming a popular request.  Upon completion this course enable students to gain a high level, well recognised qualification in this field.

    This course is equally suitable if you are new to complementary therapies. You may wish to join if you would like to learn a healing therapeutic skill to use with family members and friends. In this case you may choose not to sit the professional assessment and will receive a Cotswold Academy certificate of attendance.

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

    July 2019: 25th-26th 

    (Tutor:Annette Stoker) 

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    Reflexology Refresher
    Jul
    29
    9:30 PM21:30

    Reflexology Refresher

    Reflexology Refresher Course

    This two day course allows the ready qualified Reflexology therapist a chance to re visit the subject and perform a treatment with the confidence required to practice.  This course if very useful if you have not practiced in a while, feel like you are getting rusty or just want to brush up on your reflexology skills.  It is a very practical based course and you will have plenty of opportunity for practice and great feedback.

    Course Content:

    • Revisit what Reflexology is and why it is used

    • Explain how the zones relate to the anatomical structures of the body

    • Revisit reading the feet

    • Perform a foot massage

    • Revisit the reflex points of the feet using the international foot charts

    • Perform a consultation taking into account contra-indications

    • Perform a Reflexology treatment from start to finish

    • Advise clients of possible reactions and back up treatments for home treatment

    Time: 9.30am-4pm; attendance for 2 days

    July 2019: 29th-30th

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology- Evening Attendance
    Oct
    15
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology- Evening Attendance

    Discovering the reflex zones and areas of the feet and hands and how, by specific manipulation of these areas, outstanding results can be obtained. An age old therapeutic technique that many clients can benefit from and it is one of the few practices that can be offered safely as relief to cancer patients. This course would benefit any therapist wanting to expand their skill base, operate their own clinic, or gain employment in the leisure or care industries.

    The course is run over twenty evenings spread over six months attendance dates for each course can be found below.

     Attendance: 6pm to 9pm

    Tutor: Yvonne Lockhart

    OCTOBER 2018:

    Oct: 15th

    Nov: 5th, 7th, 12th, 14th, 19th, 26th

    Dec: 3rd, 10th, 17th, 19th

    Jan '19: 7th, 9th, 14th, 21st,

    Feb '19: 4th, 6th, 11th, 25th, 27th

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    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma- Fast Track
    Oct
    10
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma- Fast Track

    The foundation of the Level 3 is your understanding of how the body functions and heals itself. You will learn your Anatomy & Physiology (Unit 451) prior to the class contact days (via e-learning) about the body cells, skin, skeletal, muscular, vascular, lymphatic, nervous, endocrine, digestive, respiratory and urinary systems. 

    When you start class attendance you will learn postural assessment, range of movement tests and developing your basic massage hand skills as well as myofascial release techniques/deep friction. You will develop a foundation in understanding the core benefits of sports massage and how the body heals itself from injury.

    OCTOBER 2018:

    Weds-Sat for 2 weeks

    10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th 

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    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma- Mon/Tues
    Oct
    8
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma- Mon/Tues

    The foundation of the Level 3 is your understanding of how the body functions and heals itself. You will learn your Anatomy & Physiology (Unit 451) prior to the class contact days (via e-learning) about the body cells, skin, skeletal, muscular, vascular, lymphatic, nervous, endocrine, digestive, respiratory and urinary systems. 

    When you start class attendance you will learn postural assessment, range of movement tests and developing your basic massage hand skills as well as myofascial release techniques/deep friction. You will develop a foundation in understanding the core benefits of sports massage and how the body heals itself from injury.

    OCTOBER 2018

    October: 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd, 29th, 30th 

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    On-Site Massage (Seated Massage) (FHT Accredited)
    Oct
    6
    12:30 PM12:30

    On-Site Massage (Seated Massage) (FHT Accredited)

    The On-Site Massage, or chair massage, or seated acupressure massage,  is a twenty minute massage that is given through the client`s clothes, with the client seated on a massage chair, or at their desk. The massage can be given at the client`s workplace, hence the “On-Site” name.

    On-Site Massage (OSM) is a meridian based therapy in which the thumb, finger, elbow and knuckle are used to apply pressure to many of the acupressure points on the 12 major meridian lines accessible on the back, arms, neck, head and legs.

    Course Content:

    • Advantages of OSM in the workplace
    • Anatomy & Physiology Refresher
    • Screening, Contraindications and Cautions
    • Client Information
    • Health & Safety
    • Chair Massage routine

    Attendance required on both days (half day assessment date to be confirmed during course) 9.30am - 4pm:

    6th-7th October 2018

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    Injury Prevention Massage (I.P.M)
    Oct
    1
    9:30 AM09:30

    Injury Prevention Massage (I.P.M)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Ever get pain associated with treating many clients a day?

    Arms, lower back, hands, wrists starting to feel the strain of your job?

    Want to prevent the above from occurring when starting your practice?

    If you answered yes to any of the above or maybe you are keen to learn about helping your body not feel the strain then this masterclass is for you.  It is a fantastic opportunity for professional massage therapists and therapists within the spa and leisure industry to acquire new skills to ensure your career will continue to be a healthy and rewarding one that you deserve.

    Course Syllabus:

    • Review of common therapist injuries; symptoms, anatomy, prevention and stretches

    • Postural assessment of the upper back; principles of posture including core stability and self awareness, understanding facia

    • Looking after ourselves as therapists; review elements of self care

    • Movement in massage; removing strain from the upper body and engaging the lower limbs, IPM techniques, facia health

    • Practical focus on the back; IPM techniques in practice, incorporating techniques into massage practice

    • IPM for the whole body; holistic massage

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    Dates: 

    21st November 2018

    Time: 9.30am to 4pm

    Tutor: Yvonne Lockhart

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology - Fast Track
    Oct
    1
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology - Fast Track

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Discovering the reflex zones and areas of the feet and hands and how, by specific manipulation of these areas, outstanding results can be obtained. An age old therapeutic technique that many clients can benefit from and it is one of the few practices that can be offered safely as relief to cancer patients. This course would benefit any therapist wanting to expand their skill base, operate their own clinic, or gain employment in the leisure or care industries.

    This course requires attendance Monday – Friday for two consecutive weeks.

    Attendance: 9.30am-4pm  Tutor: Annette Stoker

    OCTOBER 2018:

    1st-12th

     

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    Reiki Level 2
    Sep
    29
    9:30 AM09:30

    Reiki Level 2

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Reiki Practitioner Level 2:

    If you have completed Level 1 and wish to elevate your practice, this course will attune you to Level 2 - whether for personal or professional use. 

    • Ongoing support in your Reiki development is also offered.

    • Gain confidence and learn in a safe, nurturing environment. 
    • All the symbols and knowledge you need to practice, presented in an easy to understand way by an experienced Reiki Master. 
    • You will be able to heal others, send distant healing and accelerate your spiritual growth with a great energy shift. Guided meditations, activations, guided meditations, the aura, how to give treatments to others, setting up a practice, giving treatments, absent healing, Level 2 Attunement to the symbols. 
    • Reconnect to your Reiki 1, no matter how much time has passed! Janie teaches from both Usui and Shamballa Multi-Dimensional Healing paths of Reiki. 
    Take the next exciting step on your path and learn to treat others in a therapeutic setting. Receive your Level 2 certificate and manual upon completion. Be part of the Reiki family! 

    What is covered on the days:

    • Review of Reiki 1
    • Learn sacred symbols and their mantras
    • 3 Attunements
    • Space Clearing
    • Self Development
    • Demonstration of Hands On Treatment
    • Looking at self-treatment and other people/animals
    • Distant Healing and Healing With Symbols
    • Professional Working

    Attendance over 2 days 10am - 5pm : 

    September 2018: 29th-30th

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    Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Sep
    28
    to Sep 29

    Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Hot Stone Therapy is an advanced therapeutic massage technique using the applications of thermotherapy and cryotherapy. This involves the use of heated volcanic basalt stones and cold marble stones.

    This extremely popular therapy originates from ancient Native American traditions. Whilst hot stone treatment provides deep relaxation, positivity, balance and healing for our clients it also helps maintain a healthy therapist, preventing strain, wear and tear on the therapist’s joints/muscles.

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

    September 2018: 28th-29th   Tutor: Annette Stoker

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    Myofascial Cupping Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Sep
    27
    9:30 AM09:30

    Myofascial Cupping Therapy (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    This course is ideal for therapists wishing to understand more about how our body’s fascia system works.

    On this very practical, day workshop you will learn how to release the body’s  Myofascial tissue using vacuum cupping.

    What are the main benefits?

    • Reduces tight knots adhesion
    • Increases blood flow and tissue repair
    • Increases your clients range of movement of joints
    • Good to work with Neck and Back pain
    • Ideal tool for Sports Therapists
    • Reduces overuse of your hands and wrists

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    27th September 2018

    Additional dates:

    19th November 2018

    10th December 2018

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    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Sep
    25
    9:30 AM09:30

    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    The pregnancy massage training day will enable students to further their massage techniques, perform massage techniques on pregnant women, and enable them to gain specialist insurance.

    Course Content:

    • Mainly practical work throughout the day
    • Contra-indications
    • Adaptation of existing massage routines
    • Positioning of client
    • Benefits
    • Round ligament pain in pregnancy
    • Female reproductive system
    • Role of Relaxin in pregnancy
    • Client care

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    25th September 2018

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    Trigger Point Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Sep
    20
    9:30 AM09:30

    Trigger Point Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    This two day workshop is designed for therapists who wish to improve their anatomy knowledge, hand skills and understand trigger points.

    Course Content:

    • Trigger points; what they are and how to treat them
    • Learn six commonly worked on muscles.  Find their origins and insertions
    • Develop hand skills using other techniques, fists, forearms and elbows
    • Find out about overuse syndrome, what it is and how we help our clients
    • Develop observation skill in basic postural assessment

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

    20th-21st September 2018

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    Hand Reflexology
    Sep
    19
    9:30 AM09:30

    Hand Reflexology

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Many reflexology courses brush lightly over the practice of hand reflexology,but it can be a vital part of a client’s reflexology experience.  Not only will it support and enhance their treatment but it can also give a more varied reflexology selections for you and your client base.

    This masterclass has been designed for professional Reflexologists wishing to expand their skills, the day is divided up into theory and practical elements that will give you the confidence to offer hand reflexology as a treatment on its own or in a combination with foot reflexology.

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    19th September 2018

    Tutor: Yvonne Lockhart

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    Reiki Level 1
    Sep
    15
    9:30 AM09:30

    Reiki Level 1

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Reiki Practitioner Level 1:

    1 Day 10am - 5pm

    This thorough one-day course will be the perfect grounding for your first attunement to Reiki. 

    It is suitable for complete beginners to practice energy work, as well as anyone wishing to re-do their Reiki training. 

    You will learn how to treat yourself and heal current and past imbalances. You will be able to give Reiki to others in a non-professional capacity, including pets, plants and places.

    Open up to more light in your life. Learn how to use this amazing energy to supercharge your life, turn situations around to serve you better. You will start to feel ‘in the flow’ and make better choices!

    If you want to become a practising healer, this is the perfect first step. Includes your take home manual, meditations and certificate. Ongoing practice sessions and support. 

    Janie Whittemore is an intuitive complementary therapist of 20 years’ experience. She studied Usui and Shamballa Reiki in London and Thailand, becoming a Reiki Master in 2005.

    What is covered on the day:

    • Level One Attunements
    • History of Reiki
    • What is Reiki?
    • Hand Positions
    • Self Healing – Healing Others, Working in Groups
    • 7 major Chakra`s
    • The Reiki Principles
    • Practical Experience
    • 21-day Self Healing Programme

    15th September 2018

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    ITEV Level 3 Diploma in Massage- Fast Track
    Sep
    10
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEV Level 3 Diploma in Massage- Fast Track

    This ITEC Diploma in Massage is designed to teach from complete beginner up to professional level.
    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be a professional massage therapist and will be able to gain insurance to practise upon the general public and gain membership of professional associations.

    This course requires attendance Monday – Friday for two consecutive weeks.

    Attendance: 9.30am-4pm

    Tutor: Annette Stoker

    SEPT 2018:

    10th-21st September 2018

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    Kinesiology & Sports Taping (FHT Accredited)
    Sep
    9
    9:30 AM09:30

    Kinesiology & Sports Taping (FHT Accredited)

    This detailed 2 day course is designed for the sports massage practitioners, sports therapists, remedial instructors, coaches and those working in the sports industry.  This course will teach the safe and effective application of a number of taping techniques to cover joint stability of all the major joints. Techniques taught can be used for practitioners that work in both clinic environments as well as in a sports team. The aim of this course is to enable learners to gain the practical and theoretical skills necessary to provide taping and strapping for the Sport and Leisure Industry.

    Course Content:

    • Contraindications, (health and safety, hygiene)

    • Different taping products including zinc oxide and kinesiology tape

    • Practical applications of taping and strapping to ankle, knee, neck, back, hip, wrist, elbow and shoulder

    • Taping for injury support

    • Functional taping for sports performance

    • Acute injury management

    • Management of specific conditions

    The course is divided into theory study and practical. Students are able to consolidate their learning and practice techniques between the days of teaching. Class sizes will be no more than 12 students, meaning students get maximum Tutor support.

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 5pm : 

    9th & 16th September 2018 (+option to attend 13th Sept 6pm-9pm)

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    Essential First Aid - 3 Year Certificate
    Sep
    8
    9:30 PM21:30

    Essential First Aid - 3 Year Certificate

    The Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) training course will enable you to have the knowledge and skills to give first aid to your clients and understand your responsibilities as a therapist under The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and Professional Codes of Conduct. You will gain a 3 year Certificate with this training.

    Course Content:

    • Practical, verbal and written assessment will take place throughout the day
    • Roles and responsibilities of a first aider
    • First aid kits and record keeping
    • Infection Control
    • Basic life support including CPR
    • Effectively manage an unconscious casualty
    • Managing seizures and anaphylaxis
    • How to respond to a choking casualty
    • Dealing with wounds and bleeding
    • Prevention and control of shock
    • Recognising the presence of common major illnesses
    • Provide treatment for minor injuries
      (cuts, grazes, minor burns or scalds)

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    8th September 2018

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    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Sep
    6
    to Sep 7

    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    This treatment is another invaluable ‘add-on’ for the Massage Therapist. It has become a well recognised treatment amongst clients and is increasingly becoming a popular request.  Upon completion this course enable students to gain a high level, well recognised qualification in this field.

    This course is equally suitable if you are new to complementary therapies. You may wish to join if you would like to learn a healing therapeutic skill to use with family members and friends. In this case you may choose not to sit the professional assessment and will receive a Cotswold Academy certificate of attendance.

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

    6th-7th September 2018

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    Massage Refresher
    Sep
    4
    9:30 PM21:30

    Massage Refresher

    This workshop is aimed at:  

    • Therapists who have not used their skills for a while, career break, starting a family
    • Professionals who want to brush up on their existing qualifications
    • Students that have just qualified
    • Individuals who may lack confidence with certain skills, techniques and procedures
    • This is a confidence boosting & practical workshop

    Course Content:

    • Massage techniques
    • Importance of a routine
    • Discussion on individual action plans to get back on track (if needed) as a successful massage therapist
    • Practical session- perfecting the back massage
    • A look at consultation techniques Individual action plans
    • Practical session- Perfecting the full body massage
    • Feedback

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    4th September 2018

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    Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy- Monday/Tuesday Attendance
    Sep
    3
    9:30 AM09:30

    Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy- Monday/Tuesday Attendance

    Level 4 further develops your understanding of fascial imbalances within the body, giving you specialized techniques of stretching tight muscle groups (Muscle Energy Techniques & Soft Tissue release) and special tests to identify joint and fascial defects. Level 4 will take your postural assessment techniques to the next level, allowing you to understand postural imbalances and develop your skills to correct these.

    Attendance on Monday and Tuesdays throughout 1-2 months (10 days total)

    Attendance 9.30am-4pm

    SEPTEMBER 2018

    September: 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th 

    October: 1st, 2nd

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage - Saturday Attendance
    Sep
    1
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage - Saturday Attendance

    This ITEC Diploma in Massage is designed to teach from complete beginner up to professional level.
    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be a professional massage therapist and will be able to gain insurance to practise upon the general public and gain membership of professional associations.

    The course is run over ten Saturdays spread over five months. Attendance dates for each course can be found below

    Attendance: 9.30am-4pm  Tutor: Yvonne Lockhart

    SEPTEMBER 2018:

    Sept: 1st, 15th, 29th

    Oct: 13th,

    Nov: 4th, 10th, 24th  (one Sunday attendance)

    Dec: 8th

    Jan: 5th, 19th

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    On-Site Massage (Seated Massage) (FHT Accredited)
    Aug
    18
    12:30 PM12:30

    On-Site Massage (Seated Massage) (FHT Accredited)

    The On-Site Massage, or chair massage, or seated acupressure massage,  is a twenty minute massage that is given through the client`s clothes, with the client seated on a massage chair, or at their desk. The massage can be given at the client`s workplace, hence the “On-Site” name.

    On-Site Massage (OSM) is a meridian based therapy in which the thumb, finger, elbow and knuckle are used to apply pressure to many of the acupressure points on the 12 major meridian lines accessible on the back, arms, neck, head and legs.

    Course Content:

    • Advantages of OSM in the workplace
    • Anatomy & Physiology Refresher
    • Screening, Contraindications and Cautions
    • Client Information
    • Health & Safety
    • Chair Massage routine

    Attendance required on both days (half day assessment date to be confirmed during course) 9.30am - 4pm:

    18th-19th August 2018

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    Reiki Level 1
    Aug
    17
    9:30 AM09:30

    Reiki Level 1

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Reiki Practitioner Level 1:

    1 Day 10am - 5pm

    This thorough one-day course will be the perfect grounding for your first attunement to Reiki. 

    It is suitable for complete beginners to practice energy work, as well as anyone wishing to re-do their Reiki training. 

    You will learn how to treat yourself and heal current and past imbalances. You will be able to give Reiki to others in a non-professional capacity, including pets, plants and places.

    Open up to more light in your life. Learn how to use this amazing energy to supercharge your life, turn situations around to serve you better. You will start to feel ‘in the flow’ and make better choices!

    If you want to become a practising healer, this is the perfect first step. Includes your take home manual, meditations and certificate. Ongoing practice sessions and support. 

    Janie Whittemore is an intuitive complementary therapist of 20 years’ experience. She studied Usui and Shamballa Reiki in London and Thailand, becoming a Reiki Master in 2005.

    What is covered on the day:

    • Level One Attunements
    • History of Reiki
    • What is Reiki?
    • Hand Positions
    • Self Healing – Healing Others, Working in Groups
    • 7 major Chakra`s
    • The Reiki Principles
    • Practical Experience
    • 21-day Self Healing Programme

    17th August 2018

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    Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Aug
    16
    9:30 AM09:30

    Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    Hot Stone Therapy is an advanced therapeutic massage technique using the applications of thermotherapy and cryotherapy. This involves the use of heated volcanic basalt stones and cold marble stones.

    This extremely popular therapy originates from ancient Native American traditions. Whilst hot stone treatment provides deep relaxation, positivity, balance and healing for our clients it also helps maintain a healthy therapist, preventing strain, wear and tear on the therapist’s joints/muscles.

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

    August 2018: 16th-17th Tutor: Annette Stoker

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    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma- Fast Track
    Aug
    6
    to Aug 17

    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma- Fast Track

    The foundation of the Level 3 is your understanding of how the body functions and heals itself. You will learn your Anatomy & Physiology (Unit 451) prior to the class contact days (via e-learning) about the body cells, skin, skeletal, muscular, vascular, lymphatic, nervous, endocrine, digestive, respiratory and urinary systems. 

    When you start class attendance you will learn postural assessment, range of movement tests and developing your basic massage hand skills as well as myofascial release techniques/deep friction. You will develop a foundation in understanding the core benefits of sports massage and how the body heals itself from injury.

    AUGUST 2018

    Mon-Thurs for 2 weeks

    6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th August 2018

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    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Aug
    6
    9:30 AM09:30

    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    This treatment is another invaluable ‘add-on’ for the Massage Therapist. It has become a well recognised treatment amongst clients and is increasingly becoming a popular request.  Upon completion this course enable students to gain a high level, well recognised qualification in this field.

    This course is equally suitable if you are new to complementary therapies. You may wish to join if you would like to learn a healing therapeutic skill to use with family members and friends. In this case you may choose not to sit the professional assessment and will receive a Cotswold Academy certificate of attendance.

    Attendance over 2 days 9.30am - 4pm : 

    6th-7th August 2018

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    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Aug
    4
    9:30 AM09:30

    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    The pregnancy massage training day will enable students to further their massage techniques, perform massage techniques on pregnant women, and enable them to gain specialist insurance.

    Course Content:

    • Mainly practical work throughout the day
    • Contra-indications
    • Adaptation of existing massage routines
    • Positioning of client
    • Benefits
    • Round ligament pain in pregnancy
    • Female reproductive system
    • Role of Relaxin in pregnancy
    • Client care

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    Saturday 4th August 2018

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    Myofascial Cupping Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Aug
    3
    9:30 AM09:30

    Myofascial Cupping Therapy (FHT Accredited)

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
    • Google Calendar ICS

    This course is ideal for therapists wishing to understand more about how our body’s fascia system works.

    On this very practical, day workshop you will learn how to release the body’s  Myofascial tissue using vacuum cupping.

    What are the main benefits?

    • Reduces tight knots adhesion
    • Increases blood flow and tissue repair
    • Increases your clients range of movement of joints
    • Good to work with Neck and Back pain
    • Ideal tool for Sports Therapists
    • Reduces overuse of your hands and wrists

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    August: 3rd (NOW FULL CAPACITY)

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