Upcoming workshops 2011
Tutor Jan Benham MIFPA
Creamy craft of cosmetic making
Tired of using commercial cosmetics that bathe your body in chemicals and wreck havoc on your skin? In this fun but practical workshop, learn how to make your own creams, lotions, lip balms, ointments. Each practitioner will have the opportunity to make something different, and at the end of the class we will share the results. Find out how to mix the essential oils to discover the cream that reflects you. Includes the “book ‘the creamy craft of cosmetic making”
With Jan Benham Cost £90 +VAT (1 Day Course) Start 11:00am – 4:00pm
Date: Monday 7th November
Reflexology & Aromatherapy for the elderly
Reflexology and Aromatherapy for the elderly
Over the years, Jan has done extensive work on patients with multiple sclerosis, cancer and many other conditions using a specialised massage and reflexology technique, and aromatherapy. This workshop focuses on the use of aromatherapy and reflexology for the elderly using essential oils, reflexology and polarity (energy work). Specialised massage techniques on the knees, feet and lower legs are also covered. Designed for both carers and professional therapists; this program will teach you how to deal with the following conditions: Varicose veins, Insomnia, Knee problems, Oedema, Aches and pains, Poor Circulation and how to Balance the body. If there is any other conditions that you would like to have covered. Please tell us at the time of booking and Jan will be happy to cover that topic during the workshop.
With Jan Benham Cost £90.00 +VAT (1 Day Course) Start 11:00am – 4:00pm
Date: Wednesday 31st August
The Art of Soap Making
Join Jan, for a class in making herbal and vegetable based soaps. Together we shall make an excellent basic herbal soap recipe and a batch of surprise exotic soap. We shall explore different ingredients, methods and sources that you might use to make a variety of exciting soaps. Learn some troubleshooting tips, a few historical tidbits and some ways of decorating/icing your soaps. Please bring your most outrageous apron and cool eye protection (sunglasses will do).
With Jan Benham Cost: £90 +VAT (1 Day Course) Start 11:00am – 4:00pm
Date: Tuesday 8th November
Discover the essential world of aromatic oils. What are essential oils? How are they are obtained? How can you tell if they are 100% pure? What is the difference between therapeutic grade and the rest? Blend and mix to your hearts delight, create your own recipes. Learn about the various effects of these essences, both physically and psychologically, the application of essential oils and safety considerations, plus information on the most useful essential oils and carrier oils.
With Jan Benham Cost: £90 +VAT (1 Day Course) Start 11:00am – 4:00pm
Date: Sunday 6th November
AROMA COSMETOLOGY - Holistic Skin Care
Designed for the student who is just starting out to the professional Aesthetician who wants to expand her practice and add new dimensions to her work. This course allows for treatment control without having to rely upon specific brands, with the making up of your own preparations and products. Learn how to rely less on machines and take a holistic approach, with the use of special massage techniques and essential oils.
INNER TO OUTER BEAUTY.
In level I - Practical: you will be taught a full cleanse, the use of compresses and steam, how to set up a treatment room, filling out client record sheets, a full 20 minute face and shoulder massage using both eastern and western techniques, and treatment with masks.
Theory: the basic principles of skin care, analysis of skin types, anatomy and physiology in relation to the skin, muscles, and skeleton of the head and chest, carrier oils, and the most common essential oils used in treatment. Level 11 works on problematic aroma solutions for skin care, with emphasis on anti ageing treatments, clinical and home care treatments for teenage acne, eczema, acne rosacea, and sensitive skin, our famous neck and skin firming treatments. Plus the blending and mixing of essential oils in creams, lotions, oils, masks and compresses.Other topics covered: - the use of fruits and vegetables on the skin and eyebrow shaping. Plus a look at simple dietary advice that can help along with the treatments.
With Jan Benham Cost £450 +VAT (5 Day Course) Start 10:00am – 4:00pm
Dates: Saturday 1st October – Wednesday 5th October
QI Drop Therapy
Qi drop therapy is a method of applying neat essential oils to the spine, legs and feet using acupressure, massage and compress techniques to bring balance to the whole system. It works on energy alignment, the movement of Qi throughout the body, straightens the spine and fights viruses. Qi drop therapy incorporates the use of 13 essential oils/blends of therapeutic strength.
With Jan Benham Cost: £120 +VAT Start 10:00am – 4:00pm
Dates: Monday 29th August
Learn How To Make Natural Mineral Makeup
Come and learn how to make your own mineral makeup, using all natural ingredients.
Let Jan show you healthy alternatives to the toxic chemicals that are present in most mainstream cosmetics. Why risk long term health problems or allow these chemicals to dry and damage your skin? In comparison, mineral makeup nourishes your skin whilst enhancing your looks. There are two workshops; Natural Makeup and Mineral Makeup. In the mineral makeup workshop you'll learn how to make your own natural foundation, blushers and eye shadows. In the natural makeup workshop you’ll learn how to make your own mascara, lipsticks, and lip gloss, eye and lip pencils. Imagine the pleasure of wearing makeup crafted specifically to enhance your features. Imagine the satisfaction of making cosmetics. Imagine the security of knowing you’re applying healthy substances onto your skin. Turn these skills into an enjoyable hobby, as you create cosmetics for family and business, giving them unique and treasured gifts. This could even be the start of a business Opportunity if you want to turn craft into cash.
With Jan Benham Start 11:00 – 4:00pm
Cost of each workshop £120 +VAT or both for £210 +VAT
Dates: Mineral Makeup: Wednesday 9th November Natural Makeup: Thursday 10th November
Shampoo and bath bomb making
With my own practical experience, explore your own creativity in designing your own hair shampoos and conditioners. Enjoy the craft of bath bomb making using only pure and natural ingredients. Includes the book ‘the baby boomers beauty bible’. A Perfect course for both adults and children.
With Jan Benham Cost Adults £90 +VAT Children £30.00 +VAT (1 Day Course) Start 11:00am – 4:00pm
Dates: Friday 11th November
HSE Emergency First Aid at Work 1 Day Course
This course is designed for someone taking on the role of an Emergency First Aider at work - for low risk environments, or those with few employees. However, this course gives a great introduction to first aid, and is therefore both suitable for both professional and personal users. It's lively, fun and run in an interactive workshop style. Our 1 day course includes an overview of baby and child first aid. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.
On successful completion delegates will be awarded a certificate in HSE Emergency First Aid at Work valid for 3 years.
Cost: £90.00 +VAT Refreshments and Lunch Provided
Start: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Cosmetic Making Diploma
Makeup- soap – skin care and hair products – business studies. This is a comprehensive course in the art of cosmetic making, from soaps to lipsticks. You will learn how to make a full range of makeup including foundation, blusher, eye shadows, eye and lip pencils, lipgloss and lipstick.
You will beable to make a full complete skin, body and hair care line including: Hair Shampoo and conditioner, cleanser, toners and moisturisers, body lotions, ointments and lip balms.
Understand the scientific and botanical studies of plants and how to start your own business including government regulations, labelling laws, how to get free advertising etc.
· Aromatherapy Seminar
· The Art Of Soap Making
· The Creamy Craft Of Cosmetic Making
· Mineral And Natural Makeup
Cost: £595.00 + VAT (6 Day Course) Start 10:00am – 4:00pm
Date: Sunday 6th November – Friday 11th November