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Gaia School of Natural Health

Gaia School of Natural Health

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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, Aromatherapy and Continuing Professional Development training.

Explore the website and see what inspirational life changing courses and CPD opportunities are available from Gaia School.

Latest News - This September the Gaia School Level 3 Essential Oils Practitioner Diploma was accredited by the FHT, just in time for the start of the new course.


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 30th April 2020, so sign up and join in. The closing date for application forms is the Wednesday 22nd April, so hurry to secure your place.

Curious about Reflexology? Want to find out more before committing to a serious qualification? Then why not attend the “Introduction to Reflexology” day and discover more about this great therapy - as well as get the opportunity to quiz Carolyn about the Level 5 course.

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Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


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

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!



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).

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Congratulations to Claire, Vicki, Joanne, Zoe, Anwen, Sarah and Amanda on recently finishing the Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology course in June 2019.

Congratulations to Maureen, Nicole, Donna, and Dtoi on recently finishing the Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy in May 2019.

Congratulations to Caroline, Lisa, Tracy, Vicky, Sarah, Claire, Sarah and Jeanette on finishing the Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology course in March 2019.

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 is employed part time, as a therapist in a special needs school, and also runs workshops teaching simplified reflexology techniques to the carers of those with special needs such as autism and ADHD. She has also worked as a therapist at Claire House Children's Hospice.

Advanced Foot Reading Practices Workshop

led by Sam Belyea, owner and Training Director of The Foot Whisperer Reflexology Institute in Tampa, FL,USA.

Course description:

foot_reading_book_sam_belyea_reflexology_assessment_primer_coverTake your Foot Reading practice to the next level by assessing the feet for systemic physical and mental/emotional issues through this groundbreaking class from internationally acclaimed author, Foot Reader and Reflexologist Sam Belyea. During the course you will start with a quick refresher of basic foot mapping and physical Reflexology theory, then we will delve into the depths of proper consultation protocol and how to create a Foot Reading dialogue that leaves your clients spellbound. By the end of the day, you will feel confident in your skills to provide stand-alone Foot Reading Consultations along with remote sessions through video conferencing to expand your practice. This fun and interactive workshop to build on your existing knowledge of what the feet have to say and deepen your understanding of the true holistic interconnectedness of the feet, hands, face and ears as a reflection of the person sitting in front of you, inside and out.

Bio: Sam Belyea

Sam BelyeaSam is the owner and Training Director of The Foot Whisperer Reflexology Institute in Tampa, FL,USA as well as the institute’s online school. After becoming a massage therapist in 2009, Sam specialized in Reflexology because of the wonderful insights and results the feet and hands gave during his sessions. After becoming Dual-Nationally Certified through the American Reflexology Certification Board, Sam developed his own Face and Ear Reflexology techniques and maps to complete the four classic schools of Reflexology from a Western perspective that he has now become famous for teaching. He is also an internationally acclaimed Foot Reader and author of Foot Reading: A Reflexology Primer on Foot Assessment. Sam is a beloved teacher, affectionately known by clients and students as ‘The Foot Whisperer’; he is always integrating humor respect for the mental/emotional components of pain during his classes, paired with his backgrounds in Physical Therapy, Yoga and energy related health modalities.

Date/Time Cost Booking
Sunday 16th September 2018
10.00am –5.00pm
(£50 deposit required to reserve your place)
Closed for bookings

The Women's Institute, Neston Road, Thornton Hough, South Wirral, CH63 1JW.

The cost of this course £100, includes full teaching, handouts, and light refreshments.

Please bring a packed lunch.

Places remaining: Fully booked

*CPD points: PR 7, AoR 7 and FHT 5

The Foot Whisperer Reflexology Institute

The Foot Whisperer Reflexology Institute

4810 W. Gandy Blvd.

Tampa, FL 33611. USA

Tel: 813-831-9420

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