Archive for September, 2008

Short courses and aromatherapy training in Wales

Sunday, September 7th, 2008

Short courses for beginners through to postgraduate therapists & health-workers are available.

Check this website for new day or weekend courses, such as our Aromatherapy Taster Course including all enlightening essentials needed to start using aromatherapy safely and effectively.   Deep and rewarding ‘Reiki Attunement’ days are also offered.  

Arrange a course & attend for free!

If you wish to arrange for a course in your area and you find at least 5 other people to attend, you can have your place for free!

Any suggestions?

For short courses you would like to see provided, such as for carer’s, pregnancy, children or other special areas, do get in touch and we will see what we can do.


Aromatherapy Treatment

Friday, September 5th, 2008


Lindsay is based in Gwynedd, North Wales. For Aromatherapy or Reiki treatments get in touch with Lindsay through the contact page of this website.  

She trained as an Holistic Aromatherapist with the London School of Aromatherapy, where she gained an Holistic Aromatherapy Diploma, with honours, in 1996. She is fully insured and a member of the International Federation of Aromatherapists.

She has great experience through running her own peripatetic practice, since 1996. Currently is the Principal of the Welsh School of Aromatherapy and also teaches aromatherapy with Coleg Harlech WEA. Specialist in aromatherapy for pregnancy and childbirth. Has worked as a complimentary therapist for Gwynedd Hospice at Home and has also set up a natural body products business.

 She is also a Reiki Master, which she incorporates into her aromatherapy work.


 - the art and science of using essential oils with their wonderful aromas, through absorption through the skin.    Essential oils have many qualities that are active within body, mind and spirit.

 - effective and  relaxing through massage, as well as aromatic baths, inhalation, compress and vaporisation.

 - working safely with the individual. Lindsay will take a consultation with you to create your own personal treatment plan.

 - helping a  return from illness into balance.  Muscular pain and tension, depression, anxiety, chronic stress, high or low blood pressure, hormone imbalance, chronic fatigue and skin disorders are all examples which aromatherapy can help.


Other courses, events, good people and places

Friday, September 5th, 2008

Acorn Therapy RetreatsEarthwalking

A series of 8 weekend retreats. Practical, empowering, revealing, nurturing, freeing and healing. Find your own unique path and renew your own sacred relationship with Life, Earth and Spirit.
Activities will include walking, meditation, visualization, regression, craftwork, written work, private or group ritual … even a little cookery!
WHERE: The vibrant energies and raw grandeur of Llyn Crafnant are positively tangible. We will enjoy the isolated privacy of this stunningly beautiful valley in the comfort of a traditionally built or lovingly restored cottage.
WHEN: There will be a total of 8 weekend retreats throughout the 12 month period from October 2008—September 2009. They will individually stand-alone but also inter-relate with each other, so it is advisable to try and attend all gatherings to receive the maximum benefit from them.
DATES: 11th-12th October, 29th-30th November, 17th-18th January, 7th-8th March
Dates for the rest of the weekend retreats are yet to be confirmed.
COSTS: 1.30 PM Saturday — 4.30 PM Sunday. £80 inclusive — no hidden extras. £10 extra to stay Sunday night.
Gillian Monks
Phone: 01286 881 786

Gillian is a Welsh School of Aromatherapy Graduate and a member of the International Federation of Aromatherapists.

Ancient Healing Ways

At Ancient Healing Ways Pippa Bondy offers nature-based courses that call upon the healing practices and ceremonies of ancient spiritual traditions.
Website and contact

Alexander Technique

Pip is also a wonderful Alexander Technique practitioner and for this aspect of her work see her new website