Short & Continuing Education Courses

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Anatomy & Physiology Body Structure

A fundamental component of all major modalities, this subject will teach you about the
structure, general function and organisation of the human body.

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Anatomy & Physiology Body Systems

This unit of study introduces you to the structure and function of the following body systems: nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic, digestive, respiratory and genito-urinary. Appreciate the miracle of human existence!

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Integrative Anatomy & Physiology

This unit of study integrates your knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology Body Structures and Body Systems, increasing your understanding of a wide range of body functions. Subjects studied include the anatomy and physiology of stress, sleep, consciousness, memory, emotions and behaviour.

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Aromatherapy Essentials

Take a look at the amazing properties of essential oils & the art of aromatherapy in this fascinating short course! You will learn the history, properties & qualities of over 25 essential oils & how to best use them for body, mind, mood & beauty.

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Astrology 1

Astrology 1 will introduce you to the fascinating world of Astrology. Learn about the twelve signs, houses & planets and how they influence our growth. You will have fun working on your own Astrological natal chart as you better understand yourself & how you relate to the world.

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Ayurvedic Medicine - An Introduction

This short course introduces students to this fascinating energetic system of healing, first recognised by the rishi (seers) of ancient India. Gain an insight into the application & philosophy of Ayurveda & how to incorporate these into your daily routine for improved health & body-mind balance.

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Bach Flowers

This short-course equips participants to use the subtle healing system of Bach Flower Remedies for personal use, or for practitioners, to prescribe. These 38 unique remedies, originally discovered by Dr Edward Bach, are highly effective working to transform negative states of mind & emotions.

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Candle Making - Naturally

Light up your life when you learn to make candles, naturally! Join us to discover the joy of personalised candle making. Learn to colour, scent & decorate natural waxes to produce your own safe, toxin free candles for functional, decorative, aromatic & symbolic use.

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Cell Salts

This interesting unit of study will provide you with the knowledge and skills to interpret mineral deficiencies in a clinical situation and enable you to recommend the appropriate cell salts.

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Crystal Healing

This is a fun, informative and inspiring short course which will give you the knowledge and confidence you need to work with Crystals as a healing modality (both for personal use and for the healing of others).

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Dream Work

What are your dreams telling you, & how can you use them for greater insight, understanding & intuitive guidance? In Dream Work we will look at what dreams mean, through dream analysis & explore their significance & meaning in ancient cultures, spiritual practices, art & psychology.

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Energetic Tools for Transformation (EFT 1)

Join us to tap into the wonder of EFT & learn simple, yet powerful take anywhere techniques that will enable you to shift limiting self-beliefs. This highly experiential workshop is suitable for all therapists & health practitioners or anyone wishing to take charge of their health & happiness.

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Energetic Wellbeing - Hacking The Wellbeing Code

Do you know that true wellbeing depends on the quality of your energy? Do you know that most people waste enormous amounts of energy without any awareness of how they do it?
In this new workshop Martine M.L. Negro, author of "Hacking the Wellbeing Code" will help you understand the core dynamics of wellbeing.

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Establishing and Maintaining Healthy Relationships

The quality of your life is the quality of your RELATIONSHIPS - Anthony Robbins
This Sydney workshop will be one of the most significant & worthwhile investments in your life!

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Exploring Astrology Through the Elements

In this fascinating one day workshop you will learn about the elemental essence that exists in each of us! Join us for a journey through the elements - Fire, Earth Air & Water, as you explore how these correspond to the fundamental characteristics of our personality Astrologically.

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Facials for Massage Therapists

Add a little luxury to your massage treatments! In Facials for Massage Therapists you will learn how to perform a relaxing & indulgent holistic facial within the massage setting, as you explore the art of cleansing & exfoliating, skin diagnosis, mask application & facial massage.

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Fermentation Workshop

Fermentation makes food more nutritious, as well as delicious! In this one-day short course you will discover the benefits of incorporating seasonal fermented foods into your diet & learn how to easily make your own fermented foods to improve your digestion & overall health & well-being.

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Food as Medicine

Explore the healing power of foods & beverages & how to incorporate these into your daily routine. Drawing on the best knowledge from traditional & scientific sources you will learn how to choose healthy, seasonally available foods & beverages that delight the senses & enhance your health.

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Forensic Nutrition Workshop - with Author & Practitioner Fiona Tuck

We are not generic; one size does not fit all. Your body has its own language of communication and has ways of telling you what it really needs. This is a dynamic 1 day workshop facilitated by Fiona Tuck, Nutritional Medicine Practitioner and Author of the amazing book 'The Forensic Nutritionist'

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Functional Anatomy

Get hands on with your anatomy! Designed for Massage Therapists the focus of this short course is to provide participants with the skills & knowledge to identify the major boney landmarks of the body using palpation & visual assessment techniques & explore the biomechanical principles of movement.

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Gratitude & Wellness

Developing an 'attitude of gratitude' is one of the simplest ways to feel better. For those of us that need some weekly focus or a bit of discipline to sit down and 'journal' our gratitude, these sessions are for you.

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Hand Reflexology Introduction

This exciting one day workshop gives participants the knowledge and skills to practice the ancient art of Hand Reflexology to promote health and well being.
No prior reflexology experience is required!

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Hawaiian Massage

Escape to Hawaii for the day & add a touch of the "Aloha Spirit" into your massage routine. The long, luxurious, free flowing strokes of Hawaiian Massage, combined with the breath and its spiritual roots, make it a treat to give & to receive.

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Healing Ancestral Connections

The weekend will take you on a deep inner journey, beyond mind/body awareness, connecting with the wisdom of your Ancestors, healing broken connections and breathing in their strength and support. Learn to incorporate these powerful processes to create positive change and transformation.

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Healthy Skin Workshop - Nutrition for Skin Disorders

Nutritionist Karen Fischer is the author of the award-winning book The Healthy Skin Diet and The Eczema Diet, and a former Nature Care College student. When it comes to chronic skin problems, one diet does not fit all. Gain insights into the different dietary approaches for treating each skin disorder.

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Introduction To Natural Medicine

Take the first step on your journey to becoming a naturopath or simply learn about the fascinating world of natural therapies for interest & personal use. This inspiring foundation unit will provide you with an understanding of the history, philosophy & fundamental principles of natural medicine.

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Indian Head Neck and Shoulder Massage

Truly transportable massage! Head, Neck & Shoulder Massage is a modern adaptation of an ancient massage technique practised in India for thousands of years, requiring no oils or creams & done while fully-clothed & seated in a chair. No previous massage experience required!

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In Food we Trust

From the Obesity epidemic to the cult of the Master Chef it is obvious that our 21st Century relationship with food is complex and loaded. In this thought provoking workshop we discuss food in a completely different framework to the standard food as fuel!

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Introduction to Astrology

This one-day workshop will introduce you to the fascinating world of astrology!
Astrology is so much more than your 'star sign', your birth chart is like a blueprint of the soul.
All the gifts we possess, as well as all our challenges are there to explore.

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Introduction to Energetic & Spiritual Healing

Embark on a spiritual journey as you explore energetic healing & learn about the concept of the body/mind paradigm & how it affects us on all levels. From the history of Energetic Healing in traditional cultures through to exploring auras & energy fields, this short course will fascinate you.

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Introduction to Nutrition

This short course provides you with an understanding of the key concepts of established whole food nutritional principles. Enjoy taking a look at nutritional trends, how what we eat impacts our health, which foods we need to maintain optimal wellbeing & how to create dietary plans to achieve this.

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Introduction to Plant Based Nutrition

In this Sydney workshop, Reem Lascelles co-founder and principle researcher at Ethical Vegan Earth Research, will showcase the ease of following a plant based diet. A plant based diet has enormous benefits to human health, the environment and sustainability.

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Introduction to Transpersonal Psychology

Discover coaching with a difference! Explore the world of transpersonal coaching in this introductory short course & gain an overview of the key transpersonal psychological perspectives, concepts & issues of this unique approach to coaching, as you begin the process of self-exploration & transformation.

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Introduction to Psychoneuroimmunology

This short course explores the fascinating world of mind-body interactions & examines the latest evidence based research of interactions between neural, endocrine & immune processes, highlighting the effect of stress & relaxation on health & wellbeing.

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Life Reflection and Self Healing

This transformational workshop held in Sydney is suitable for anyone ready and willing to take a personal journey of reflection within a gentle, guided, safe and supportive environment. This workshop will empower individuals to understand the world around and within them.

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Lunation Phases

In ancient times people planted their crops and lived their lives around the Moon and her phases! We are all born under one of these 8 wondrous phases. Explore how we can harness the cycles of the Moon, learn which are best for manifestation, new beginnings and which are best for endings and letting go.

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Make Your Own Natural Skin Care

Be beautiful naturally when you Make Your Own Natural Skincare! Learn how to create a luxurious, simple & inexpensive beauty kit from nature's bounty in this fun & interactive DIY workshop. Get to make & take away your own products with recipes to use at home!

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Massage for Athletes

Gain specialised sports massage techniques to treat athletes & sportspeople with confidence. You will learn the role various muscles play in particular sporting activities & the practical application of massage & stretching for pre & post event treatment & injury management & recovery.

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Massage for Chronic Conditions

In this short course you will learn to identify & treat a range of chronic conditions commonly seen in massage practice. Massage for Chronic Conditions also teaches how to develop a specialised treatment plan specific to the client's condition & modify massage treatment techniques accordingly.

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Massage for Special Needs

Do you feel confident treating clients with special needs? This short course is focussed on providing Massage Therapists with the skills to cater to clients who belong to groups requiring specialised consideration & treatment techniques such as the elderly, infants, limited mobility & mental health issues.

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Massage in the Workplace

Corporate & workplace massage can be very profitable. Learn seated massage techniques & how they can be practiced in the workplace & other venues. This short course also examines common workplace conditions & teaches you how to market your corporate & workplace massage services.

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Meditation 1

Want to begin meditating, expand & deepen your current Meditation practice or become a Meditation Facilitator? In Meditation 1 you will be introduced to many forms of meditation & gain knowledge & experience of each, to develop an ongoing personal practice with the technique(s) of your choice.

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Meridians for Massage Therapists - Stage 1

This is a practical workshop for all massage professionals and students. You will learn to effectively incorporate new massage techniques and acupressure to enhance treatments using the principles of Oriental Medicine and Meridian therapy, therefore greatly improving your client's general wellbeing.

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Meridians for Massage Therapists - Stage 2

This is a follow on workshop from Stage 1 with more emphasis on how to apply meridian techniques in a clinical setting. This Workshop has a comprehensive hands on approach with students giving and receiving treatments.

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Mindfulness Meditation Classes

These weekly guided mindfulness meditation classes are the perfect start for those of us who need some discipline in stilling the mind & body and to introduce meditation into one's life.

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Nutrition for Adolescents

Understanding adolescents can be an issue but this short course will teach you how to understand their nutritional needs & how to support them through healthy eating. Look at how different foods affect the adolescent?s moods, behaviour & health & the additional nutritional demands that puberty & growth create.

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Organic Gardening for Balconies & Courtyards

Super-charge your diet by growing your own organic food! "We are what we eat!" Research indicates that organically-grown food is better for you, so why not learn how easy it is to grow your own organic herbs, vegetables and fruit trees in your courtyard or on your balcony?

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Prangana Healing Techniques

Whether you are wishing to gain a deeper understanding of your body and its connection with Nature, heal yourself or learn energy healing techniques to help your friends and family, or simply widen your horizons, this workshop is a wonderful opportunity to do all the above.

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Preconception and Pregnancy Nutrition

Discover the essentials of good preconception & pregnancy nutrition to best support yourself nutritionally to optimise fertility (female & male) & ensure your baby gets the best possible nourishment from conception to birth & beyond.

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Psychology of Food

Interested in learning about why we eat what we eat, where food cravings come from, what sugar does to our brain & which foods make us happy & why? This workshop introduces the basic concepts of how different foods affect our psycho-physiology-moods, behaviour & choices in life.

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Reflexology 1 - An Introduction

Learn to heal the whole body through the feet! Reflexology 1 will equip participants with the knowledge, skills & techniques to provide a basic Reflexology treatment, through the application of pressure to points on the feet & hands, for improved health, stress reduction & relaxation.

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Reflexology and Oncology Care

In this hands on workshop, you will learn techniques and gain confidence to provide a comprehensive treatment when working with cancer patients, at all stages of oncology care. This workshop is recommended for Reflexologists interested in expanding their practices to support cancer patients.

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Reiki 1

Discover how to tune into the Universal Life Force for greater balance & harmony with Reiki. Reiki supports us to be more present & heart-centered, to develop greater compassion & joy. Working powerfully, gently & safely, Reiki assists healing on all levels & promotes deep relaxation.

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Reiki Practice Group

Refine your Reiki skills! If you have completed Reiki 2 or 3 & would like to continue to learn, receive guidance, & support this short practice day is designed for you. It is also a great opportunity to re-familiarise yourself with Reiki, if you haven't been practicing recently.

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Sports Medicine

Learn to support athletes & sportspeople with specialised sports medicine knowledge & treatment strategies. This short course will provide you with in-depth knowledge of the anatomical structure of the body as it relates to sports & training situations & how to treat sports injuries & develop strengthening & recovery programs.

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Swedish Massage

Learn to rub people the right way! Get hands-on in this short introduction course to swedish massage, with an exploration of the practice & theory of the techniques used in massage therapy. Perfect for either personal/home use or as a starting point for our professional Massage & Sports Therapy programs.

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Synchronized Day Spa Massage

Four-handed synchronized massage is offered in Day Spa's all around the world and has the same effect as two full body massages! If you are a therapist, gift yourself with a new technique in this completely hands-on workshop weekend!

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Tea Tonics

Take the therapeutic benefits of a relaxing cup of tea up a notch & learn to turn your tea into a tonic! Look at more than 14 well known plants that are easily obtained, as both fresh & dried herbs, & are safe to use for your family's health & wellbeing.

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The Psychic Pathway

In this transformational one day workshop you will discover that you have far more psychic ability than you ever realised! Take an exciting journey of self-discovery as you learn to connect to your intuition and imagination & discover simple techniques to tap into your psychic self.

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The Shamanic Journey

This short course will take you on a journey to a very special level of consciousness that will help you to work more deeply with intuitive & spiritual guidance. Join us for The Shamanic Journey to develop your connection with your Spirit guides & develop further insight into Shamanic practices.

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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Nutrition

This is a practical and theoretical workshop where you will be introduced to the concept of Oriental Energetic Dietary Principles, which is the appropriate selection of foods and what food does when you eat it!

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Trigger Point Therapy

Complement your massage techniques with myofascial trigger point therapy. Learn about the application, location & pain patterns of Trigger Points & how to incorporate these techniques into massage treatments. Suitable for massage practitioners & current students after Remedial 1.

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Yoga and Meditation

Take a theoretical & practical journey into the world of Yoga & Meditation. Join us to explore the many different aspects of yoga & meditation, at both a philosophical & experiential level. Learn about the postures & different styles of yoga, breathing exercises, relaxation & meditation techniques & more.

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