Alternative Therapies - An Introduction - Mansfield Central Library - Community Learning

Mansfield Central Library, Mansfield

Key details

Date -
Sessions Wednesdays: 10am - 12pm
No. sessions 6
Venue Mansfield Central Library, Mansfield
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 15
Cost FREE - £36

About this course

What Meditation is, its Benefits and to experience a guided meditation. What Reiki is and the history, and Benefits. Aware of what Colour is and Crystals and the history, the properties, and philosophies.  What Aromatherapy is, the history, modes of use, the effects and where essential oils come from. What Sound is and how it can be used, and how All of these different therapies can affect us and enhance personal health and well-being.

What will be covered on the course?   

  • This course will look at a range of different holistic therapies, including Meditation, Reiki, Colour, Crystals, Aromatherapy and Sound, all of which can assist in promoting relaxation and well-being. 

What will learners achieve by the end of the course?  

  • Have an Introductory understanding of what Meditation, Reiki, Crystals, Colour, Aromatherapy and Sound Therapy is and how they can be used for physical, emotional, and mental well-being. 
What should learners bring?
  • A drink – water or juice, notebook and pen.

Suggested Reading for the course:  

  • Meditation Working with by Madonna Gauding 
  • Meditation by Khalid Malik 
  • Meditation Healing book and card pack by Christopher Titmuss 
  • Practical Meditation with buddist principles by Venerable Thubten Lhundrup 
  • Reiki by Tanmaya Honervogt 
  • The Reiki source book by Bronwen and Frans Stiene 
  • The Reiki bible by Eleanor McKenzie  
  • The Reiki Healing bible by Janet Green 
  • Essential Reiki By Diane Stein 
  • Principles of Reiki by Wanja Twan and Kajsa Krishni Borang 
  • 15 minute reiki by Chris and Penny Parkes 
  • Reiki for life by Penelope Quest 
  • Colours of the soul By June Mcleod 
  • Healing through colour by Theo Gimbel DCE., Cert Ed. 
  • The complete book of colour healing by Lilian Verner-Bonds 
  • The Crystal bible 1 & 2 & 3 by Judy hall 
  • Crystal therapy by Doreen virtue, Ph.D., and Judith Lukomski 
  • The new Crystal bible by Cassandra Eason 
  • Crystal prescriptions by Judy hall 
  • Crystal by Christina Rodenbeck 
  • Gemstones handbooks Cally Hall 
  • Everyday crystals for a better life by Ken and Joules Taylor 
  • Crystal, colour and chakra healing by Sue & Simon Lilly  
  • The essential crystal by Sue & Simon Lilly 
  • Healing with crystals and chakra energies by Sue & Simon Lilly 
  • Aromatherapy A-Z 
  • Aromatherapy by Jan Balkam 
  • The fragrant pharmacy by Valerie Ann Worwood 
  • Sound Healing: How to Use the Healing Power of the Human Voice: Use the Healing Power of the Human Voice to Heal Yourself and Others by Shirlie Roden (Author), Suzi Quatro (Foreword)  
  • Sound Therapy – A Comprehensive Guide Everything You Need To Know About This Totally Natural Way To Wellness Paperback by Angela Silver 

 Booking your place and fee information

If you are in receipt of certain benefits you will be offered the course for free, however if you have a financial barrier which may prevent you from enrolling on the course  please visit our webpage for further information

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield 
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire

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