Meet your Principal

Melanie is a tutor for reflexology, massage and anatomy and physiology courses. Uniquely, she holds qualifications in both conventional and complementary medicine.

Melanie is the winner of the Association of Reflexologists Most Inspirational Tutor Award 2015. This award is given to the tutor that has inspired their students and has went above and beyond what is required. The award is given based on student’s feedback and nominations.

She has been a reflexologist for 19 years, massage therapist for 21 years, has 24 years experience within the health and fitness industry, been featured in leading newspapers, appeared on television and on national radio.

Melanie studied Biomedical Sciences at university with the intention of becoming a GP.

She achieved an overall Distinction at university and won the prestigious Young Award for outstanding academic achievement in Biomedical Science. However, she decided to return to the complementary medicine teaching profession, as this is where her commitment lies.

Many students have commented it makes an enormous difference being taught from a tutor that understands both the conventional and complementary aspect. Melanie finds having a sound knowledge in anatomy and physiology is invaluable when teaching her students.

Her teaching style is both warm and friendly and you will find Melanie to be very approachable.

She is very passionate about complementary therapies, which thoroughly motivates her students.

The Principal has extensive knowledge of providing complementary therapies within organisations. For the past fourteen years, she has developed and managed complementary therapy practices within a vast array of organisations, including the NHS, Government Agencies, Investment Banks, Hospices, etc.

Melanie delivered presentations and wrote articles on women’s health such as, nutrition and reflexology during pregnancy, which were published.

She was the manager of a gym in London, which at the time was the largest health club in the UK. Members included multi-gold medal winning athletes and celebrities. Her responsibilities included training the Fitness Instructors and training members.

Melanie retired from the fitness industry eleven years ago to focus solely on her passion, which is complementary therapies.

 

Work Experience Includes:

Director of Mind Body Soul & Associates

(A company, which supplied complementary therapists
to large organisations within London)

Community Complementary Therapist

Corporate Complementary Therapist

Lecturer of HNC Complementary Therapies

Manager of a Gym

Fitness Model

 

   

Fitness Instructor

(For large-scale aerobic events, attracting thousands of people,  in different cities within the UK)

Supervisor of a Diet Centre

Health Check Assessor (NHS)

Personal Trainer

Complementary Therapy Health Fair Co-ordinator

Smoking Cessation Tutor (NHS)