Tag: massage

How one decision can enhance your life and the lives of others …

It’s time to catch up with another of our past students, and this time we’ve been chatting to Sarah Guyan. Sarah studied at Richdales back in 2009 and her qualifications have dramatically changed her life and the lives of her patients. We’re used to hearing success stories here at Richdales, and we know how incredibly […]

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Urgent request for volunteer therapists for Grenfell support

Are you a therapist that can help out on Friday 30th June at St Charles Courtfield House from 10am till 2pm? Teresa Meekings from Life in Balance has been asked by a NW London CCG commissioner to find some therapists who like to volunteer to offer short sessions (20. Minute) of reflexology or seated massage […]

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Volunteering Opportunity – Complementary Therapists Needed

Are you a qualified complementary therapist who would like to share your skills with patients living with a life-limiting illness? St Christopher’s are recruiting volunteer practitioners in disciplines of massage, shiatsu and reflexology. They are holding an open meeting on Thursday 14 September 2017. To book your place at the open meeting, or for more […]

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6 Ways Massage Can Alleviate Stress

There are certain situations where stress acts as a positive motivator, such as trying to hit a tight deadline, getting through an examination paper or striving for a promotion at work. It can also be a temporary response to a frustrating situation, like being stuck in a traffic jam or hearing that your flight has […]

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Outstanding Exam Results Again…Just Another Reason Why Students Choose Richdales!

We’re excited to announce that our results are in for the latest ITEC examinations for the academic year of 2015 – 2016 that took place just before Christmas. We’d like to take this opportunity to say a massive congratulations to all our Reflexology, Massage, Sports Massage and Indian Head Massage students who passed their ITEC […]

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4 Good Reasons To Choose A Weekday Course

Student feedback is really important to us here at Richdales. After all, it’s our students who enable us to do what we do best – teach! Over the 25 years that we’ve been teaching our courses, we have continuously listened to you, our students, and made every effort to create courses that help you succeed. […]

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No question is ever silly!

David Godfrey is one of our exceptional tutors at Richdales. David has kindly shared with us his journey in the field of complementary medicine and also his key pieces of advice for students entering the field. David says “If you told me 20 years ago that I would love people’s feet I would have said […]

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A change of career has proved so rewarding

Gemma Davidson was on maternity leave when she had a revelation that there was more to life than working as a Supply Chain Manager. Having a deep fascination of reflexology led her to making a decision to pursue a career in it. She chose to study at Richdales and since then she has never looked […]

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How Massage Helps More Than Just Muscles

Think of massage and your mind will probably conjure up images of smouldering candles, soft ivory fluffy towels and all things that ooze rest and relaxation. But while massage is a popular way for many people to unwind, it also has some incredible health benefits. Here are just a few that may surprise you: 1: […]

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Can massage reduce your stress this year?

  Can massage reduce your stress this year? What is stress? We all know what stress feels like but what exactly is it? What is going on inside your mind and body during stressful periods? Stress is the feeling of being overwhelmed and being under too much pressure (emotionally or mentally). When we are stressed […]

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