Holistic Therapy Courses

 

 What Are Holistic Therapies?

The word Holistic refers to an umbrella term for an eclectic group of Therapies whose ethos and philosophies share a common belief system where by the body, mind and also spirit can be restored back to balance through the means of natural, person centred therapy. Holistic Therapies involve treating the whole of the person not just the physical symptoms of illness or dis-ease as conventional allopathic medicine strives to do but instead works in harmony with the body’s natural rhythms, structures and also subtle energy systems. It is quite complex and requires an understanding of not just anatomy, physiology and pathology but also an understanding of how we think and feel, about how emotions and thought patterns can affect our health and also an insight into the human spirit and psyche.

Indeed the word Holistic stems from the Greek word, ‘Holos’ meaning whole and this is the fundamental ethos underlining all Holistic Health practice today. It really is a special way of treating people and many different types of people are drawn to this field of healing especially people with innate gifts of empathy, compassion and an interest in what makes us tick.

Holistic Therapies can take many forms of practice some are hands on treatments and others work with natural materials mainly plant and mineral. Types of treatments include Reiki, Homeopathy, Crystal Therapy, Alexander Technique, Colour Therapy, Herbalism, Flower Remedies, Acupuncture and Holistic Facial Treatments. You may sometimes hear Holistic Therapy being referred to as Complementary Medicine or Alternative Medicine too, as these words are better understood and are more commonly used.

Some Holistic Therapies such as Acupuncture part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayurvedic Medicine have been used for thousands of years to treat a variety of dis-ease and ill health their test of time is testimony to their effectiveness and with increase in people using Holistic Therapies and discovering for themselves how powerful, safe, relaxing and effective they are it makes Holistic Therapies one of the fastest growing industries to be training and working in today.

Why train in Holistic Therapies?

- Fast growing industry
- Professional and caring industry
- Gain professionally recognized qualifications
- Help treat, nurture and make a difference to people’s lives
- Earn up to £50 per hour
- Work in a clinic, hospice, salon, cruise ship, spa, be a mobile therapist or self-employed, teach or assess.
- Be your own boss
- Help yourself, family and friends sustain a happier and healthier lifestyle.
- Practice safe, gentle and effective treatments tailored to your client’s needs
- Lifelong study of something you enjoy and can expand on at any time.
- Meet, train and work with like-minded people.

If you are inspired by any of the above please browse through our Holistic course menu. A new and exciting world awaits you!