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Gaia School of Natural Health

Gaia School of Natural Health

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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, Aromatherapy and Continuing Professional Development training.

Explore the website and see what inspirational life changing courses and CPD opportunities are available.

Covid-19 Update 29.6.20

All Level 5 Reflexology courses are still scheduled as planned, however if we are still social distancing or in lockdown, then we will be starting with theory classes via an online virtual class using Zoom.

The CPD course for reflexologists: Gaia AromaReflex is now being offered as a live online interactive Zoom class with a maximum of 6 participants. Other CPD courses are currently on hold.

Reiki classes will only be able to resume once we can meet face to face.

Aromatherapy classes have been postponed – please check back in October for updates.


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 is now scheduled to start Thursday 15th October 2020, so sign up and join in.

GAIA AromaReflex

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


A range of postgraduate courses are available for qualified reflexologists and complementary therapists such as:

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!



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).

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Congratulations to Sarah, Nicola, Amanda, Lisa, Michelle, Jaroslava, Alex, Angela, Ruth and Steph on recently finishing the Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology course in March 2020.

Congratulations to Claire, Vicki, Joanne, Zoe, Anwen, Sarah and Amanda on finishing the Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology course in June 2019.

Congratulations to Maureen, Nicole, Donna, and Dtoi on finishing the Level 3 Diploma in Aromatherapy in May 2019.

Congratulations to Caroline, Lisa, Tracy, Vicky, Sarah, Claire, Sarah and Jeanette on finishing the Level 5 Diploma in Practitioner Reflexology course in March 2019.

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 is employed part time, as a therapist in a special needs school, and also runs workshops teaching simplified reflexology techniques to the carers of those with special needs such as autism and ADHD. She has also worked as a therapist at Claire House Children's Hospice.

Course Dates

The Level 5 course is comprised of 21 days over 11 months. There are two intakes per year, in May and October. The May course tends to run on Thursdays and Fridays, and the October course runs on Fridays and Saturdays; although please check listed dates below.

On Thursdays and Fridays the classes run from 09.00 to 17.30 and on Saturdays 9.30 to 18.00

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Term 1:

  • Day 1: Thursday 12th September 2019. INDUCTION DAY starts 10.00am.
  • Day 2: Friday 13th September 2019
  • Day 3: Saturday 14th September 2019
  • Day 4: Friday 4th October 2019
  • Day 5: Saturday 5th October 2019
  • Day 6: Friday 8th November 2019
  • Day 7: Saturday 9th November 2019
  • Day 8: Friday 29th November 2019
  • Day 9: Saturday 30th November 2019

Term 2:

  • Day 10: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Day 11: Saturday 11th January 2020
  • Day 12: Friday 7th February 2020
  • Day 13: Saturday 8th February 2020
  • Day 14: Friday 6th March 2020
  • Day 15: Saturday 7th March 2020

Term 3:

  • Day 16: Friday 24th April 2020
  • Day 17: Saturday 25th April 2020
  • Day 18: Friday 15th May 2020 - cancelled
  • Day 19: Saturday 16th May 2020 - cancelled
  • Day 20: Friday 19th June 2020
  • Day 21: Saturday 20th June 2020
  • Friday 10th July 2020 - additional
  • Saturday 11th July 2020 - additional

In addition all learners will have one individual practical tutorial with the tutor.
Dates may be subject to change.

Term 1:

  • Day 1: Wednesday 1st July 2020
  • Day 2: Thursday 2nd July 2020
  • Day 3: Friday 3rd July 2020
  • Day 4: Thursday 30th July 2020
  • Day 5: Friday 31st July 2020

Term 2:

  • Day 6: Thursday 10th September 2020
  • Day 7: Friday 11th September 2020
  • Day 8: Thursday 8th October 2020
  • Day 9: Friday 9th October 2020
  • Day 10: Thursday 5th November 2020
  • Day 11: Friday 6th November 2020

Term 3:

  • Day 12: Thursday 7th January 2021
  • Day 13: Friday 8th January 2021
  • Day 14: Thursday 4th February 2021
  • Day 15: Friday 5th February 2021
  • Day 16: Thursday 11th March 2021
  • Day 17: Friday 12th March 2021
  • Day 18: Thursday 15th April 2021
  • Day 19: Friday 16th April 2021
  • Day 20: Thursday 13th May 2021
  • Day 21: Friday 14th May 2021
  • Thursday 17th June 2021 (spare)
  • Friday 18th June 2021 (spare)

Term 1:

  • Day 1: Thursday 15th October 2020. INDUCTION DAY starts 10.00am.
  • Day 2: Friday 16th October 2020
  • Day 3: Saturday 17th October 2020
  • Day 4: Friday 13th November 2020
  • Day 5: Saturday 14th November 2020
  • Day 6: Friday 4th December 2020
  • Day 7: Saturday 5th December 2020

Term 2:

  • Day 8: Friday 15th January 2021
  • Day 9: Saturday 16th January 2021
  • Day 10: Friday 26th February 2021
  • Day 11: Saturday 27th February 2021
  • Day 12: Friday 26th March 2021
  • Day 13: Saturday 27th March 2021

Term 3:

  • Day 14: Friday 23rd April 2021
  • Day 15: Saturday 24th April 2021
  • Day 16: Friday 21st May 2021
  • Day 17: Saturday 22nd May 2021
  • Day 18: Friday 11th June 2021
  • Day 19: Saturday 12th June 2021
  • Day 20: Friday 9th June 2021
  • Day 21: Saturday 10th June 2021

In addition all learners will have one individual practical tutorial with the tutor.
Dates may be subject to change.