Month: January 2014

3 CPD courses that got Nanette’s business off the ground …

You probably recognise Nanette Wray if you’ve trained at Richdales, as she is one of our highly experienced tutors. Nanette has established several corporate and holistic healthcare practices in Central and West London, as well as her own thriving private practice. She shares with us how 3 specific CPD courses helped get her business off the […]

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The fight against the UK’s biggest killer …

Someone dies in the UK of a heart attack every 7 minutes. That’s a sobering thought. Risk factors for Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, lack of physical activity and poor eating and drinking habits. Stress may also be a contributory factor. Various research highlights the effect of various Complementary […]

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3 keys to choosing an A&P course. A leading provider of massage training in London offers this advice

As a long established provider of massage training in London and the UK, here at Richdales we have extensive experience of training students in Complementary Therapies. A good understanding of Anatomy & Physiology  (A&P) is fundamental to becoming a successful complementary therapy practitioner. If, for example, you are studying Reflexology and you don’t learn your […]

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Win a CPD course if you are a member of the Institute Postgraduate Association

Have you treated someone with an outcome you weren’t expecting? Have you found a certain technique that worked particularly well with a certain condition or perhaps you have a business building activity that is key to your success? Send us your case study or learning before midnight 31st January and be in with a chance […]

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Hip Hip Hooray … Richdales is 25 years old this year

It’s hard to believe that Richdales will be 25 years old this year. The Richdales Group was founded in 1989 as a Centre for educational training in Complementary Medicine and quickly became the largest centre in the South East for training in Complementary Medicine. Since then, many thousands of successful students have passed through our […]

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It’s hard to believe that Richdales will be 25 years old this year

The Richdales Group was founded in 1989 as a Centre for educational training in Complementary Medicine and quickly became the largest centre in the South East for traing in Complementary Medicine.

Since then, many thousands of successful students have passed through our doors and our commitment to provide the highest quality of professional Complementary Medicine training is as strong today as it was 25 years age.

In this edition of our Newletter …

  • Win a CPD Course if you’re a member of the Institute Postgraduate Association
  • Helping women through some of the unique challenges of pregnancy
  • Laughter really is the best medicine

We want to make sure that this Newsletter provides you with great content and we encourage you to let us know what you’d like to learn more about over the coming year. .

We look forward to making 2014 a great year for you as you pursue your career in Complementary Medicine.

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Aromatherapy – Are you Getting The Sleep You Need

Good quality sleep is essential for a person’s physical and mental health and well being.  Yet millions of people are not getting enough quality sleep with 75% of adults reporting sleeping difficulties at least a few nights a week. Aromatherapy has been repeatedly shown to be an effective way of improving sleep quality and even […]

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Massage shown to be effective in the treatment of low back pain – again!

We know that 4 out of 5 people will suffer low back pain at some point in their lives and given the modern increasingly sedentary lifestyle the incidence of low back pain is increasing. Research just published in December 2013 to investigate the effects of deep tissue massage compared to effects of deep tissue massage […]

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Do you know your orbicularis oris from your levator anguli oris?

Although there are many sources who will tell you that it takes more muscles to frown then smile – no-one actually know the exact number of muscles required to smile or frown.  Cranial Nerve VII (Facial nerve) controls upto 43 facial muscles although some people can have upto 40% less facial muscles than others. What […]

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Massive Monday

Yesterday, Monday 6  January, was MASSIVE MONDAY – the most popular day to look for a new career. More than a quarter of us will change careers during our life and the first Monday after New Year’s Day is Massive Monday in the recruitment world – the most popular day to look for a new […]

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