Tag - training

Mental health first aid england

Q&A with Poppy Jaman CEO of Mental Health First Aid England

Q&A with Poppy Jaman, CEO of Mental Health First Aid England, non-executive director of Public Health England and Programme Director of the City Mental Health Alliance Poppy Jaman What is the main difference between physical first aid and mental first aid? And are there any crossovers? “Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an educational course which teaches people how to identify, understand and help a person who is experiencing a mental health issue. A physical first aider is trained to stop an [...]


CPD Course Review: Do we need to know more about the Body?

When I decided to embark on the Yoga Anatomy Principles Course taught by Leslie Kaminoff of New York’s The Breathing Project; I was excited, eager and enthusiastic… I had been receiving Leslie’s newsletter for some time and was fully aware that his style of teaching was the kind that resonated with me – in that he puts much of the decision making in the students’ hands, providing them with tools and self-awareness to seek out their own answers as [...]



Surrey-based Omni Academy of Beauty has today announced a new scholarship opportunity which will give one lucky person access to over £5,000 worth of professional training for industry-recognised beauty qualifications. Anyone wishing to be considered for the scholarship, valued at over £5,000, must be over the age of 16 and be able to demonstrate their passion for a long-term career in the beauty industry. The scholarship is particularly aimed at someone who may have struggled to get funding in the [...]

colour course

A Course in Colour

College principal and lead colour therapy tutor, Debra Goldston explains the benefits of colour therapy In Colour Therapy, full spectrum colour is used to help re-balance and energise the body on physical, emotional, mental and spiritual levels. Rather than offering one particular approach, colour therapists utilise a wide variety of different techniques and applications to restore balance, and therefore health and wellbeing. Some examples of techniques include: coloured cloths or silks to cover the body, crystals, colour energised oils or [...]


Degrees of interest in complementary therapy

Rosemary Pharo approaches the controversial subject of training, and while this article was published in HTM print in issue 6, it is something that is as relevant now as it was then, and so worth a read… Remember if you would like to get your hands on any HTM back issues – just CLICK HERE. How do you create excellent complementary health practitioners? Are you worried about the kind of pressures that may be exerted on practitioners in the future [...]

thai massage

Where would you go to Thai Massage?

Liz Phelps trained in Cheltenham ‘Just go floppy for me Liz’ says my therapist, as I lie fully clothed on a futon on the floor – a little apprehensive as what’s about to happen to me. I’ve booked my first Thai massage. As the therapist started to work, a peace descended on me and as he gently moved round my body, rocking and stretching my limbs in a continual, fluid, almost dance-like way I was transported to another realm. Every [...]