Gaia School of Natural Health

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:

  • Thursday 26th April 2018. GAIA AromaReflex
  • Thursday 3rd May 2018. Supporting the maternity journey using reflexology
  • Thursday 12th July 2018. GAIA Meridian Foot Reflexology

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.
  • 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 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.

Introduction to Reflexology

led by Carolyn Roberts, Principal of the Gaia School of Natural Health

Gaia School is now offering introductory workshops and courses for people interested in learning more about the wonderful world of complementary therapies.

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This workshop is an introduction to the amazing therapy of reflexology. Aimed at beginners, with little or no previous knowledge of the topic, the workshop is presented in a relaxed, friendly and small class environment.

The course aims to provide sufficient knowledge and hands-on experience to allow participants to build up a complete but simple foot treatment for use on family and friends. It may even inspire those who wish to, to progress to study a qualification in reflexology.

The course includes:

  • What is reflexology and how does it work?
  • Foot relaxation techniques
  • The reflex positions on the foot
  • A basic reflexology treatment
  • How reflexology can help you and your friends
  • Different reflexology techniques

The cost for the day is just £65, taught by a highly experienced and gifted tutor.

It includes all course handouts, and light refreshments. All you need to bring on the day are a notepad, pen, hand-towel and a packed lunch.

The booking form needs to be completed and returned to Carolyn a week before the course date either by post or e-mail

Date/Time Cost Booking
Thursday 15th February 2018
Times: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
(£25 deposit to secure a place)
Form (word) Form (pdf)
Friday 8th June 2018
Times: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
(£25 deposit to secure a place)
Form (word) Form (pdf)

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

The £65 cost of this course includes all course handouts and light refreshments.

Please bring a packed lunch.

Places remaining on next course: 5


”I would also like to thank you for a terrific day last Thursday. I wasn't sure what to expect but the friendly, warm atmosphere and fascinating information were excellent. It was just the right blend of theory, practical work and fun, plus the company was delightful.“ Shirley