Gaia School of Natural Health

Gaia School of Natural Health 10 year anniversary
Gaia School of Natural Health

Gaia School of Natural Health

Welcome. The Gaia School, located on the Wirral, North West England, is well known for its excellence and high standards in Reflexology, Reiki and Continuing Professional Development training.

Explore the website and see what inspirational life changing reflexology courses and CPD opportunities are available.


Level 5 Practitioner training in Reflexology

If you fancy a career change or want to learn from the best then consider Gaia School of Natural Health for your Level 5 training needs. The next course starts Thursday 10th May 2018, so sign up and join in. The closing date for application forms is the Thursday 26th April, so hurry to secure your place.

Level 5 Reflexology OPEN Morning - Saturday 23rd June 2018 10.30-12.30 Women's Institute Thornton Hough to receive a reflexology treatment and find out more about the course. NB. You must book in advance to attend this morning.

“A very well run and organised course by tutors that demonstrate great support and encouragement to their learners.” – Centralia External moderator March 2017.

GAIA AromaReflex

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

A range of postgraduate courses are available for qualified reflexologists and complementary therapists such as:

All these courses are accredited by Professional Reflexology Association.

Introduction to Reflexology

Introduction to Reflexology

Are you a reflexology novice thinking about a career in reflexology but not sure what is involved, or simply interested in learning more about this wonderful therapy – then join us on a one day workshop and enjoy learning something new!

GAIA Meridian Foot Reflexology

Upcoming Events:

  • Working with subtle energy techniques in reflexology - These amazingly powerful techniques could transform your reflexology practice, join us on Friday 27th April 2018 to discover more.
  • GAIA Fertility Reflexology - Supporting the fertility client using reflexology on Wednesday 6th June 2018
  • Facial Reflexology - Dien Chan Zone Operator Two day course led by Helen Black, on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th July 2018
  • Adapted Reflextherapy (AdRx) - After a very well received course last year, Gunnel Berry has confirmed a further opportunity to learn about ADRX in spinal pain including whiplash this coming October. Follow the link for further details.


Reiki Practitioner Course (including Reiki 1 and 2) verified by the UK Reiki Federation as meeting the Reiki Core Curriculum and National Occupational Standards, and meets the requirements of the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).

  • Reiki 1 2 day course begins on Thursday 24th May 2018
  • Reiki 2 3 day course begins on Wednesday 27th June 2018

Congratulations to Helen, Shona, Laura and Carol on finishing the Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology course in March 2018.

Congratulations to Vicki, Jackie, Suzy, Nicole, Joanna, Nia, Tracey, Sarah, Sharon and Maureen on recently finishing the Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology course in July 2017.

Congratulations to Lisa, Adam, Jenny, Cheryl, Nikki and Kirsty on finishing the Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology course in March 2017.

Well done to Lisa, Charly, Helen, Anne, Suzy, Laura, Nikki, Cheryl, Jane, Helen and Debbie on the completion of their Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy in March 2017.

We are based in South Wirral on the border between Cheshire and Merseyside, and within easy reach of Chester, Wrexham, North Wales, Warrington, Liverpool and the Isle of Man.

The Principal and Main Course Tutor of the School is Carolyn Roberts MSc MAR PRM CRM L5 Tutor, who has been a qualified and practising reflexologist and aromatherapist since 1999. She is also a qualified adult education teacher, Reiki Master Teacher and holds a MSc in Holistic Health.

Assistant Tutor, Debbie Hurst, has a busy holistic therapy practice. She has an interest in working with autistic children and has worked as a reflexologist in a special needs school and a children's hospice.

Welcome to the Gaia School of Natural Health,

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the foremost private training school for complementary therapies on the Wirral. Established in 2008, our graduates are now employed in holistic centres, hospices, gyms, schools and private practice across Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales and further afield. Our ethos is to provide detailed, thorough, high standard and in depth training. We therefore offer the highest level of reflexology training available (Level 5) and ensure that all our courses meet, and often go beyond, the National Occupational Standards and Core Curriculum for that therapy. Your qualification will be accepted by well respected professional associations, insurers and national registers. We therefore do not offer short cut, distance learning or fast track courses.

We currently offer the following professionally accredited qualifications:

Level 5 Diploma in
Practitioner Reflexology
accredited by Agored Cymru

Reiki Practitioner Course,
approved and verified by the
Reiki Federation and the CNHC

A programme of CPD events for qualified therapists is also available such as:

All CPD courses taught by Carolyn Roberts are accredited by the Professional Reflexology Association.

Or for those completely new to reflexology, a day course to introduce you to this wonderful therapy and perhaps inspire you to pursue a fulfilling career in reflexology.

Introduction to

Level 5 Reflexology

Here at the Gaia School we are thrilled to be running the Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology. This Level 5 is the highest level of reflexology training available in the UK. We teach clinical reflexology with a strong holistic emphasis on energy work and meridian theories, and also a specialist focus on fertility and maternity reflexology. We aim to equip prospective practitioners with a thorough and professional grounding in both practical and theoretical knowledge, and to equip them with all the skills necessary to become gifted and versatile health professionals.


This Level 5 course is an advancement in the arena of reflexology training. Prior to its development the highest qualification available was the Diploma at Level 3. For those of you who are wanting to learn Reflexology at the highest level and practice clinical and therapeutic reflexology then this Level 5 Diploma is the course for you. Please note that the Level 5 course is aimed at beginners rather than already qualified reflexologists, so no prior learning is required.

The course is accepted by Professional Reflexology Association for full membership (PRM), and the Association of Reflexologists for full membership (MAR status). Successful graduates from this Level 5 course will be recognised by the letters L5 Dip. or CRM L5 Dip after their names.