It’s always good to hear from other people before you decide to take a new course. So here are some of the comments from students who have attended a variety of different holistic therapy courses for beginners and trained therapists.
‚ÄúI first met Mary Atkinson when she was running the annual charity day at St Wilfrid’s Hospice and subsequently became aware of her work as a therapist, tutor and author. I think I now have copies of most of her excellent books which are invaluable to both the general public and to therapists. I recently attended a workshop delivered by Mary and was greatly impressed by the day which completely re-fired my interest in working on the hands. I have the greatest pleasure in recommending Mary as a knowledgeable and excellent communicator who is also great fun to work with.” Carol Anderson,¬†May 2011
“Mary Atkinson has a great knowledge of Indian Head Massage and provides 1st rate Indian Head Massage training courses. Mary imparts all her knowledge in the courses she runs and I felt that during the Diploma in Indian Head Massage she gave added enthusiasm to the subject. As part of the courses Mary gave us extra supporting material in addition to the training manuals which is a great extra and shows she had put a great deal of thought in preparation. She continues to offer support long after the courses have finished. It really gives me pleasure to endorse Mary Atkinson and her work.‚ÄĚ William Andrews,¬†July 2011
“I am pleased that I chose Mary‚Äôs Diploma in Indian Head Massage Course. I enjoyed every moment of the course and highly recommend it.¬† Although the diploma is intense and you learn a lot, Mary has a way of making it easy and effortless to remember and understand.¬†Doing the case studies was an enlightening process and wonderful learning for me. The interest and appreciation each client has shown has made me enjoy giving each head massage, and make me want to pamper more people in this way as they seem to gain so much from having time to rest and rebalance. I value and enjoy connecting with each person on a very individual level.”Wendy Turner, June 2009
“Mary Atkinson is a supportive, approachable, professional¬†and enthusiastic tutor.¬†¬†I found her energy¬†to be totally inspiring,¬†on both a business and personal level. I am delighted that I chose to do my Diploma in Indian Head Massage with Mary Atkinson Holistic Therapy Courses in Chichester, West Sussex.¬† Although intense, the Indian Head Massage course was very¬†enjoyable.¬† The 3 days were very well organised with lots of information,¬†put together so you can take it away with you,¬†and¬†the opportunity to practice the skills on several different people.¬†I¬†am pleased that I¬†am now able to offer such a beautiful treatment to my clients.” Jo Jowett, February 2008
“I have completed Mary’s day courses on Hand and Foot Massage and Introduction to Indian Head Massage and all the family and friends continue to reap the benefits from my new found skills in hand massage and foot massage, and I am so enjoying myself which is just smashing! I cannot thank Mary enough for all her encouragement, support and help in getting me started. Each time I attend one of Mary’s courses or seminars I come away feeling that I had learnt some new skills that I can build on and enjoy using.” Lesley Brown, August 2010
“I had a very interesting and fun day with Mary Atkinson looking at Adapting Indian Head Massage for the Elderly and Frail. It was a good revision day, and also gave us useful tips when working with very frail people. There was a good discussion about contra-indications, what was safe and not, and what we all felt comfortable with. We had some practice sessions too, and shared tips and techniques.” Sally Reynolds, May 2010
I have attended the Hand and Foot Massage course¬†and have also been a client on her Diploma Indian Head Massage course. ‚Ä®Mary’s ¬†relaxed but professional approach is a great environment to learn in that will benefit you and others for years to come. I enjoy sharing hand massage and foot massage with friends and family. It is as pleasant to give as it is to receive!”¬†Jo Colby-Relf, June 2011
‚ÄúMary’s Indian Head Massage courses are excellent, and her expertise, enthusiasm and passion for Indian Head Massage is infectious. I passed the Diploma in Indian Head Massage earlier this year and have since attended Adapting Indian Head Massage for the Elderly and Frail. I hope she will continue to run more advanced Indian Head Massage training courses. ‚ÄĚ Annie Aulds, September 2011.