Reiki Level 1
Jan
11
9:30 AM09:30

Reiki Level 1

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

11th January 2018

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Neck & Shoulders - Clinical Anatomy
Jan
12
9:30 AM09:30

Neck & Shoulders - Clinical Anatomy

  • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
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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 : 

January: 12th

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    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma- Fast Track
    Jan
    15
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma- Fast Track

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

    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.

    This course requires attendance of 8 days over two consecutive weeks, 9.30am-4pm

    JANUARY 2018

    Mon-Thurs for 2 weeks

    15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th January 2018

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    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Jan
    15
    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 15th January 2018

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    Massage Refresher
    Jan
    17
    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 : 

    17th January 2018

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    Understanding Pre-Blended Oils
    Jan
    18
    9:30 AM09:30

    Understanding Pre-Blended Oils

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

    This masterclass is designed for therapists who would like to use pre-blended oils in a safe and informed way to enhance their body treatments.

    Pre-blended oils are easily bought from suppliers and often used without knowledge of

    contra-indications of essential oils in certain medical conditions.  This course will cover aspects of safety, reactions and therapeutic effects of a number of common essential oils.

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    18th January 21081

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy - Fast Track
    Jan
    22
    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. 

    JANUARY 2018:

    22nd Jan- 2nd Feb

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    Myofascial Cupping Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Jan
    29
    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 : 

    29th January

    Additional dates:

    March: 23rd

    June: 1st

    August: 3rd

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    Trigger Point Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Feb
    1
    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 : 

    February: 1st - 2nd

    Additional dates:

    April: 26th - 27th

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    Kinesiology & Sports Taping (FHT Accredited)
    Feb
    3
    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 : 

    February: 3rd & 10th (+ option to attend on the 8th Feb: 6pm-9pm)

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy
    Feb
    5
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

    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.

    Attendance on Mondays/Tuesdays over 8 days : 

    February: 5th, 6th, 19th, 20th

    March: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th

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    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Feb
    8
    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 : 

    8th-9th February 2018

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    Sports Massage Refresher
    Feb
    15
    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

    15th-16th February 2018

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage – Fast Track
    Feb
    19
    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

    FEBRUARY 2018

    19th Feb- 2nd March 2018



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    Certificate in Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Mar
    7
    9:30 AM09:30

    Certificate in 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 : 

    March 2018: 7th-8th    Tutor: Annette Stoker

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    Essential First Aid - 3 Year Certificate
    Mar
    10
    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 : 

    10th March 2018

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology- Fast Track Attendance
    Mar
    12
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology- Fast Track 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.

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

    March: 12th - 23rd

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage- Evening Attendance
    Mar
    13
    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 2018:

    March '18: 13th, 20th, 27th 

    April: 17th, 24th

    May: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd

    June: 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th

    July: 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th

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    Myofascial Cupping Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Mar
    23
    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 : 

    March: 23rd

    Additional dates:

    June: 1st

    August: 3rd

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    On-Site Massage (Seated Massage) (FHT Accredited)
    Mar
    24
    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:

    24th-25th March 2018

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    Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy - Mon/Tues Attendance
    Mar
    26
    9:30 AM09:30

    Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy - Mon/Tues 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 Mondays & Tuesdays over 10 days: 

    March: 26th, 27th

    April: 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd,24th, 30th

    May: 1st

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    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Mar
    26
    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 26th March 2018

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    Reflexology Refresher
    Mar
    28
    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

    28th-29th March 2018

     

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    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Apr
    18
    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 : 

    18th-19th April 2018

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    Understanding Pre-Blended Oils
    Apr
    20
    9:30 AM09:30

    Understanding Pre-Blended Oils

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

    This masterclass is designed for therapists who would like to use pre-blended oils in a safe and informed way to enhance their body treatments.

    Pre-blended oils are easily bought from suppliers and often used without knowledge of

    contra-indications of essential oils in certain medical conditions.  This course will cover aspects of safety, reactions and therapeutic effects of a number of common essential oils.

    Attendance over 1 day 9.30am - 4pm : 

    20th April 2018

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    Trigger Point Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Apr
    26
    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 : 

    April: 26th - 27th

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    Massage Refresher
    Apr
    27
    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 : 

    27th April 2018

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    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Apr
    28
    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 28th April 2018

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    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)
    May
    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 : 

    Friday 11th May 2018

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    ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy
    May
    14
    9:30 AM09:30

    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

    MAY 2018

    14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th May

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    Myofascial Cupping Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Jun
    1
    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 : 

    June: 1st

    Additional dates:

    August: 3rd

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology - Fast Track
    Jun
    4
    to Jun 15

    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 2018:

    4th-15th

     

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    Sports Massage Refresher
    Jun
    4
    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

    4th-5th June 2018

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    On-Site Massage (Seated Massage) (FHT Accredited)
    Jun
    16
    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:

    16th-17th June 2018

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    Certificate in Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Jun
    20
    9:30 AM09:30

    Certificate in 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 2018: 20th-21st   Tutor: Annette Stoker

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage - Fast Track
    Jun
    25
    to Jul 6

    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

    JUNE 2018:

    25th June- 6th July 2018

     

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    Essential First Aid - 3 Year Certificate
    Jun
    30
    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 : 

    30th June 2018

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy - Fast Track
    Jul
    9
    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. 

    JULY 2018:

    9th-20th July 2018

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    Reflexology Refresher
    Jul
    23
    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

    23rd-24th July 2018

     

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    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Jul
    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 : 

    Wednesday 25th July 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

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

    Certificate in 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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    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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    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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    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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    Find your Muscles - Clinical Anatomy
    Dec
    7
    9:30 AM09:30

    Find your Muscles - Clinical Anatomy

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

    Can You Find Your Client’s Muscles?

    This two day hands on Masterclass puts us back in contact with muscles. Be able to empower your clients with your muscle knowledge.

    For massage therapists to be able to release tight fascia and muscle fibers it’s essential to be able to find specific muscles and identify the tissue between them.

    This Masterclass workshop is flexible and 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:

    Day 1:

    • Neck, Shoulders & Arms
    • Upper Back
    • Understanding the breathing wave (muscles that are involved in the respiratory cycle)

    Day 2:

    • Lower Back
    • Pelvis, Flexers, Extenders (Gluteus Group)
    • Upper & Lower Legs

    Choose to attend Day 1, Day 2, or both! 9.30am - 4pm:

    Day 1: 7th December

    Day 2: 8th December

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    Certificate in Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Dec
    7
    9:30 AM09:30

    Certificate in 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: 7th-8th    Tutor: Annette Stoker

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    ITEC Level 4 Sports Massage Certificate - Monday/Tuesday Attendance
    Dec
    4
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 4 Sports Massage Certificate - Monday/Tuesday 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 on Mondays & Tuesdays over 10 days: 

    December: 4th , 5th, 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th

    January 2018: 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th

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    Myofascial Cupping Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Dec
    1
    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 : 

    December: 1st

    Additional dates:

    January: 29th

    March: 23rd

    June: 1st

    August: 3rd

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    Kinesiology & Sports Taping (FHT Accredited)
    Nov
    19
    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 : 

    November: 19th & 26th (+ option to attend on the 23rd Nov: 6pm-9pm)

    Additional dates:

    February: 3rd & 10th (+ option to attend on the 8th Feb: 6pm-9pm)

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    Essential First Aid - 3 Year Certificate
    Nov
    18
    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 : 

    November: 18th

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    ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy - Fast Track
    Nov
    13
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy - Fast Track

    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 2017

    13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th November

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    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Nov
    11
    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 : 

    November: 11th - 12th

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    Massage Refresher
    Nov
    9
    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 : 

    November: 9th

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    Pregnancy Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Nov
    3
    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 : 

    November: 3rd

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    Indian Head Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Nov
    1
    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 : 

    November: 1st - 2nd

    Additional dates:

    November: 11th - 12th

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    Hand Reflexology
    Oct
    31
    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 : 

    October: 31st

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    Trigger Point Massage (FHT Accredited)
    Oct
    19
    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 : 

    October: 19th - 20th

    Additional dates:

    February: 1st - 2nd

    April: 26th - 27th

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage- Evening Attendance
    Oct
    17
    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):

    October: 17th, 31st

    November: 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th

    December: 5th, 12th, 19th

    January '18: 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th

    February' 18: 6th, 19th, 20th, 26th, 27th

    March'18: 5th, 6th

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology- Saturday Attendance
    Oct
    14
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology- Saturday Attendance

    • 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.

    Attendance over 10 Saturdays: 

    Oct: 14th, 28th

    Nov: 11th, 25th

    Dec: 9th

    Jan ‘18: 6th, 20th

    Feb’18: 3rd, 17th, 24th

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

    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology- Fast Track 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.

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

    October: 9th - 20th

    Additional dates:

    March: 12th - 23rd

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    Reiki Level 2
    Oct
    4
    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 : 

    October: 4th - 5th

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    Spa Reflexology
    Oct
    3
    9:30 AM09:30

    Spa Reflexology

    • 24 Thomas Street Cirencester, GL7 2BD United Kingdom (map)
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    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 : 

    October: 3rd

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    Myofascial Cupping Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Sep
    25
    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 : 

    September: 25th

    Additional dates:

    December: 1st

    January: 29th

    March: 23rd

    June: 1st

    August: 3rd

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    Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy- Thurs/Fri Attendance
    Sep
    21
    9:30 AM09:30

    Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy- Thurs/Fri 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 10 days, Thursday and Fridays over 2 months

    September: 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 28th, 29th

    October: 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th

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    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma- Monday/Tuesday Attendance
    Sep
    18
    9:30 AM09:30

    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma- Monday/Tuesday Attendance

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

    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.

    Attendance on Mondays/Tuesdays over 8 days : 

    September: 18th, 19th

    October: 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th

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    Certificate in Hot Stone Therapy (FHT Accredited)
    Sep
    16
    9:30 AM09:30

    Certificate in 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: 16th - 17th   Tutor: Yvonne Lockhart

    Additional dates:

    December: 6th - 7th   Tutor: Annette Stoker

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    ITEV Level 3 Diploma in Massage- Fast Track
    Sep
    11
    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 2017:

    11th-22nd September 2017

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage - Saturday Attendance
    Sep
    9
    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.

    SATURDAY ATTENDANCE (over 10 days)

    September: 9th, 23rd

    October: 7th, 14th

    November: 4th, 18th

    Dec: 2nd, 16th

    Jan'18: 6th, 20th

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology - Evening Attendance
    Sep
    4
    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.

    Attendance over 20 Evenings: 

    Sept: 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th

    Oct: 2nd, 9th, 16th

    Nov: 6th, 13th, 20th 27th

    Dec: 4th, 11th, 18th

    Jan '18: 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th,

    Feb'18: 5th, 12th

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    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma - Fast Track
    Aug
    14
    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.

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    ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Massage – Fast Track
    Jun
    26
    to Jul 7

    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.

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    ITEC Level 4 Sports Massage Certificate- Fast Track
    Jun
    5
    to Jun 16

    ITEC Level 4 Sports Massage Certificate- Fast Track

    • 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. 

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    ITEC Level 3 Sports Massage Diploma- Fast Track
    Mar
    6
    to Mar 16

    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.

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