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Cathy Alderson

I am passionate about the benefits of Massage and all healing therapies

Cathy Alderson

I first became interested in Massage and Natural Health whilst living in New Zealand and studied with a Naturopath where I qualified in Therapeutic Massage. On returning to this country in 1992, I studied at The Raworth Centre, a college for Sports Therapy and Natural Medicine, where I gained Internationally recognized certificates in Anatomy, Physiology & Massage, Gym Instruction and Diet & Nutrition.

I studied sports massage and in 1993 I continued my training with a well-respected Osteopath and body worker, Mario-Paul Cassar DO, ND, who founded the APNT. I also attended several of Mario's Bodywork Workshops in MET, NMT and Trigger Points and Sports Massage. I then started working at The Sanctuary, in Covent Garden, where several celebrities became regular clients.

I now run a successful private practise in Brighton and have gained a wealth of experience from massaging so many different people, having worked in natural therapy centres and health clinics, festivals, corporate events and also in old people's homes and at The Royal Sussex County Hospital.

I am passionate about the benefits of Massage and all healing therapies. I have an extended knowledge of advanced massage and am keen to pass on the experience and knowledge that I have gained along my journey in the field of Natural Health.

The reason why I wanted to work for Gateway is because I found their courses to be informative, concise, professional yet fun. I think as an existing therapist one doesn't need to do lengthy courses anymore, but study the new principles and have tutors who are passionate and enthusiastic about what they teach. I think it is really important that the courses are all registered or accredited with the FHT, CMA, GHT, GPBT and Embody to maintain a high standard across the board.

I have attended several courses with Gateway and found them invaluable to my Massage practice by offering a wider spectrum of therapies. Also Gateway have informative and self explanitory manuals to refer back to whenever needed.

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I found Cathy to be a knowledgeable tutor on her subject. She ensured we all understood the techniques she was showing us. She was very welcoming and friendly. Great course it was just what I was looking for.

Courses from this Tutor

Massage Course

Abdominal and Deep Colon Massage - Cathy Alderson

Advanced Deep Tissue Massage - Accredited Diploma Course - Cathy Alderson

Chair Massage | Seated Acupressure On Site Massage Accredited Diploma Course - Cathy Alderson

Indian Head Massage Accredited Diploma Course - Cathy Alderson

Massage Course - ITEC Level 3 Swedish/Holistic Full Body - Cathy Alderson

Myofascial Release Massage Accredited Diploma Course - Cathy Alderson

Natural Lift Facial Massage Accredited Diploma Course - Cathy Alderson

Pregnancy Massage, Abdominal and Full Body Accredited Diploma Course - Cathy Alderson

Thai Foot Massage Accredited Diploma Course - Cathy Alderson

Thai Massage Accredited Diploma Course - Full Body Level 1 - Cathy Alderson

Spiritual Course

Crystal Healing Accredited Diploma Course - Cathy Alderson

Meditation Accredited Diploma Teaching Course - Cathy Alderson

Reiki and Seichem Courses 1 and 2 - Accredited Practitioner Level - Cathy Alderson

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Cathy's Therapist and Tutor Qualifications

ITEC Anatomy, Physiology & Massage, Gym Instruction, Diet & Nutrition. Certificate in Therapeutic Massage Stage I & II.

Diploma Raworth Massage, Health & Fitness, Natural Lift Facial Massage, Advanced, Deep Tissue, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, On-Site Seated Massage, Thai Foot Massage, Reiki, Hot Stone Massage, Indian Head Massage, Massage For Beginners Training and Pregnancy Massage.

Foundation Course in Myofascial Release and Myofascial

Release Anatomy in Practise

Massage In Schools Programme Tutor

Certificate of Attendance - Anatomy Reviews on Cadavers- Imperial College

Certificate of Attendance - Fascia and Connective Tissue Dissections, Imperial College

City & Guilds 7303 PTLLS qualification - Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector.

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