About Us

We aim to provide a wide range of complementary therapy subjects with small classes of between 4 – 8 learners, offering an exciting, dynamic and thoroughly enjoyable learning experience for all students .
Our mission is to achieve this by encouraging education for massage and body work with a cognitive approach to achieve positive progress towards chosen goals.

 Our Tutors

Susan Richardson
Susan RichardsonFounder Director, Lead Tutor

With over 20 years experience she has developed and refined her understanding of a wide variety of bodywork and massage therapies to offer a creative and intuitive approach which is personalised to the needs of each person.

Her natural creativity has encouraged her to find new ways to teach and enhance motivation and elevate moods, uplifting and empowering both individuals and the groups she teaches.

Susan teaches a range of techniques and disciplines not only to resolve physical problems but also to release tension and to help to lift mood. Stimulating the senses: touch, massage and body work can increase the effectiveness of consciously applying awareness or mindful attention to our behaviour, actions, thoughts and feelings that may sabotage or encourage our learning / healing process. which plays an important role in cognitive function.

Susan’s qualifications include:

  • Aromatherapy
  • Holistic massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Cranioscaral therapy
  • On-site Massage
  • Thai yoga massage
  • Indian Head Massage
  • The Bowen technique
  • Hot Stone massage
Ian Cocklin
Ian CocklinTutor

Ian has been a therapist for over 20 years and provides a wide range of therapies. He is also teaches many of these therapies at diploma level for two local LEA colleges.

He originally became a therapist through his love of running learning Sports Massage to allow him to treat the other runners. This however, only acted as a spark to ignite is interest in a wider range of body work and complementary therapies.
He is now qualified in a wide range of therapies and finds that when treating people he can mix and match to find the right therapy for clients both physically and emotionally.
In his own treatments are based on a combination of Sports Massage and Aromatherapy which together provide much better results than either individually.
His range of qualifications include:

  • Aromatherapy Sports Massage (level 4)
  • Holistic Massage
  • Diet & Nutrition
  • Lymphatic Drainage
  • Hot Stone therapy
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Stress Management
  • On-site Massage

For further information on Ian check out his website at www.aromasports.co.uk.

Alison Kay
Alison KayTutor
Alison Kay has been a self employed Complementary Therapist for 15 years.  After initially starting off by achieving a massage qualification, this ignited a passion for complementary therapy and wellbeing which has grown and evolved over the years to enable her to gain qualifications and experience in many other therapies enabling her to provide tailored treatments to suit her clients’ individual requirements. Her enthusiasm for her work also extended to sharing her knowledge with others, so in 2010 she began teaching at two local colleges, whilst herself studying to become a fully qualified teacher. She now teaches ITEC and City and Guilds Level 3 Diplomas in Reflexology, Holistic Massage and Indian Head Massage whilst also running her own busy practice.

Her current interests include learning more about health and nutrition and also practicing mindfulness.

Alison is looking forward to being involved with Innersights and to have the opportunity to share some of her knowledge with those eager to learn the beautiful art of Reflexology, Massage and Bodywork.

Her qualifications include:

  • Reflexology
  • Maternity, pre-conception and fertility reflexology
  • Hot Stone Reflexology
  • Holistic Massage
  • Hot and Cold Stone Massage
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Ayurvedic Foot Massage
  • Reiki (Master Level)
  • Thermo Auricular Therapy (Hopi ear candles)
  • NLP Practitioner
  • Nutrition and Health
Mario Paul Cessar D.O. APNT (Fellow)
Mario Paul Cessar D.O. APNT (Fellow)Tutor
Mario Paul is a registered Osteopath and has run his own practice for many years. He has recently given up full time osteopathy but continues his work doing locum cover for other osteopaths. Mario Paul is also an established tutor of Massage, Bodywork and Sports Injuries having had his own school (The Massage and Bodywork Institute) and held teaching posts in a number of colleges.

He has written many articles and several books on Massage and Bodywork, the latest being Handbook of Clinical Massage published by Elsevier. With the aim of establishing very high standards in massage tuition Mario Paul founded and was first chairman of the Association of Physical and Natural Therapists in 1986. This was followed by becoming the co-founder and first chairman of the British Massage Therapy Council. He welcomes the changes that have taken place in massage tuition over the years and the good standards that are now the norm for many colleges.

Mario Paul is looking forward to being involved with Innersights and to have the opportunity to share some of his knowledge with those eager to learn the beautiful art of Massage and Bodywork.

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