Cathy has trained with world renowned trainers and therapists such as John F Barnes and Gil Hedley in the USA, Robert Schleip from Germany and Mel Cash who are all innovators in the fields of education and training. With over 25 years experience she offers a wealth of knowledge and is a passionate, patient and inspiring tutor who takes great care in nurturing future therapists and helping students to realise their full potential.
She first became interested in Massage and Natural Health whilst living in New Zealand and studied with a Naturopath where she qualified in Therapeutic Massage, Sports Therapy and Natural Medicine, gaining internationally recognized certificates in Anatomy, Physiology & Massage, Gym Instruction with Diet & Nutrition.
An early career at the famous Sanctuary Spa in London led to experience in dealing with a wide variety of clients, enabling Cathy to set up and run a successful private practise in Brighton. Over the past 29 years she has continued to study and learn new skills, deepening her knowledge and keeping ahead of changes happening within the industry, these include advanced techniques for Cranial Sacral Therapy, Deep Tissue Techniques, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy and through Advanced Anatomical Learning at St Andrews Medical School, a profound and unforgettable experience where the participants dissect whole human cadavers themselves to witness human anatomy at the deepest level.
She has been teaching in the UK and overseas for the past 12 years, in France, Greece, Italy, Spain and the Middle East running workshops, Yoga and Massage Retreats and promoting the benefits of Touch Therapy, Yoga , Meditation and helping others to learn and pass on her knowledge to help therapists empower and inspire their own clients. We are truly delighted and privileged to have Cathy teaching the Myofascial Release course for us.
More recently she has been trained in Brainwave Entrainment Light Therapy offering a ‘Hypnogogic Experience’ where people enter into a deep state of trance in minutes using a special machine where light pulsed onto the Pineal Gland at different frequencies to create a Hypnotic effect as people enter into the Theta State for deep relaxation, to help with insomnia, stress, anxiety, depression, for creativity or just for a new experience!