Holistic Training Explained

AuroraStar Holistic Therapies & Training School specialises in delivering high quality, comprehensive 1 to 1 or small groups training in a wide range of holistic therapies at dates and times to suit you. So if you are already an experienced therapist who wants to add to or refresh your existing skills, an absolute beginner who wants to start a new career, learn a new skill for fun or to help heal yourself and your friends and family, or if you are a training school or spa then please contact me for a chat.

Refresher Training & Mentoring

I can tailor make a day or half day training for your specific needs, as long as you are qualified in the chosen therapies you wish to refresh we can build a fun and informative day around you in which you will leave with new up to date skills, confidence and knowledge.

Full Day Refresher – £155.      Half day refresher – £85.


Having been self employed within the health and wellness industry for over 30 years, I have a wealth of experience and knowledge. I am happy to have 1 to 1 in person, telephone or video chat calls with you to guide and support you on many aspects of being a self employed holistic therapist…whether its advice on setting up a business, advertising, social media tips, getting insurance or anything else you can think of!…If I can’t help you with something I will be able to signpost you to someone who can!

Mentoring fee – £50 per hour

 Holistic Therapy Training

The full details of all our Holistic Therapy courses, including prices, and details of the individual course plus the qualification you will receive are listed below.

New for 2023 – Cancer Care Massage Diploma, fully accredited by the Federation of Holistic Therapists.

Fully accredited by the FHT this course is aimed at qualified massage therapists who want to offer holistic massage confidently to those clients who are living with a cancer diagnosis. The 2 day course provides an integrative approach to learning; combining allopathic and complementary therapies. Described by the FHT as “an incredibly detailed course” this training will give you the confidence to treat anyone who has cancer.  With 1 in 2 of us falling into that statistic this course will be an invaluable one to learn.

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Our Tutors

Meet our team of dedicated, professional, heart centered tutors;


Simone, owner and founder of Angelic Touch Holistic Therapies and Training. Simone is an incredibly caring and intuitive therapist and tutor, with her own beautiful treatment room based in the village of Upper Shelton in Bedfordshire. Simone Teaches all of the courses on the AuroraStar therapy menu, as well as her own Reiki courses. Below is a little bio from Simone about herself and her journey with holistic therapies.

I’m Simone Mcpherson,

A certified FMFHT & MAoR Holistic Energy Therapist, Spiritual Mentor & Reiki Master/Tutor. Award in Education & Training level 3, VTCT level 3, End of Life Skills Practitioner/Soul Midwife.

I am deeply honoured to serve as an affiliate of AuroraStar Holistic Therapies and Training. Teaching in this field brings immense joy to my heart. It is a privilege to share my passion and illuminate the incredible, all-encompassing energy housed within the human body. This journey into the realm of holistic therapy began in 2002 when I was introduced to Reiki. This practice opened doors to a fascinating world that continues to amaze me. Since then, my life has been dedicated to exploring the harmonious interplay of mind and body, delving into the impact of emotions and thoughts.

I provide all of the training courses listed with AuroraStar, encompassing diverse holistic modalities.

I have over 20 years of experience working for myself in the health and wellness sector, so I have a plethora of expertise. I’m willing to speak with you on a one-on-one basis via phone, video chat, or in person to mentor and support you in all facets of working as a self-employed holistic therapist, including company setup, marketing, social media strategies, obtaining insurance, and anything else you can think of!… If there is anything I am unable to assist you with, I will be able to direct you to someone who can.

Simone controls her own diary, so please contact her directly to arrange training.


Michelle is our tutor in the North! She is a very experienced, compassionate and kind therapist, who is ready to share her passion and knowledge for holistic therapies with you. Chelle is a lover of all things comfy cosy, or Hygge as the Danes call it, so you can be sure of a warm welcome in her amazing space The Hygge Hub Wellness Centre.

Michelle controls her own diary so please contact her directly to book any training with her.

Read below for Michelle’s bio in her own words.

The Hygge Hub Wellness Centre: Your Haven for Holistic Therapy Training. I am Michelle, the proud owner of The Hygge Hub.

Chelle of the Hygge Hub

What Is The Hygge Hub?

The Hygge Hub is a serene sanctuary that  offers comprehensive holistic therapy training, in a supportive and nurturing environment.

Hygge is a Danish concept that roughly translates as a sense of cosiness, comfort and wellbeing, and is associated with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. This is the environment I aim to create for both clients and students alike.

As well as training, The Hygge Hub offers holistic treatments, creative and wellbeing workshops, baby massage classes and social groups for new parents.

I am based in the beautiful town of Littleborough, which is on the border of Lancashire and West Yorkshire, which has excellent transport links to both Manchester and Leeds.

I offer a range of training course through AuroraStar that cover various holistic modalities, including:

✨ Reflexology

✨ Aromatherapy

✨ Swedish Massage

✨ Hot Stone Massage

✨ Pregnancy Massage

✨ Indian Head Massage

✨ Holistic Facials

Why Choose The Hygge Hub?

  • Experienced Instructor: 5 years as a holistic therapist, over 12 years in the beauty industry, as well as experience in the education and social care sector. I am also a mum and 3 with experience of juggling family life with running my own business! I will always try and tailor my teaching to your individual circumstances, and provide ongoing advice and support.
  • Small Class Sizes: Classes are small, creating a warm and collaborative learning atmosphere. 1:1 training also available.
  • Tranquil Learning Space: The Hygge Hub offers a serene ambiance, allowing you to learn in a peaceful and hygge-inspired environment.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: Courses cover both the theory and practical aspects of holistic therapy, giving you a well-rounded education.

Whether you’re looking to enhance your personal well-being or start a rewarding career in holistic therapy, The Hygge Hub is here to support you every step of the way.

Holistic Therapy Training Courses

Training ProgrammesDurationPrices
Reflexology Reflex Zone Therapy1 Day£180Read More
Swedish Back Massage1 Day£155Read More
Indian Head Massage1 Day£155Read More
Holistic Facial1 Day£165Read More
Swedish Body Massage2 Days£355Read More
Holistic and Beauty Facial Combination1 Day£190Read More
Body Brushing and Skin Conditioning1 Day£170Read More
Reflexology3 Day£480Read More
Abdominal Massage4 Hours£100Read More
Pregnancy Massage1.5 Days£180Read More
Natural Lift  Facial / Facial Rejuvenation Massage 1 Day£165Read More
Seated Thai Back Massage1 Day£155Read More
Thai Herbal Compress Massage1 Day£195Read More
Introduction to Aromatherapy and Blending1 Day£195Read More
Aromatherapy Blending and Massage3 Days£480Read More
Hot Stone Massage Therapy1 Day£180Read More
Thermal Auricular Therapy (Ear Candling)1 Day£160Read More
Lomi Lomi Hawaiian Style Massage1 Day£190Read More
Advanced Lomi Lomi Techniques Workshop1/2 Day£85Read More
Hands Free Forearm Massage1 Day£155Read More
Traditional Thai Foot Massage1 Day£165Read More
Cancer Care Massage3 Days£450Read More
End of Life Skills Workshop1 Day£125Read More

Client Testimonial

"Sam is a very, very knowledgeable and professional tutor and nothing is too much trouble for her. She is very warm and welcoming, making you very comfortable and ready to learn. I have trained with a number of tutors over the years, but I have been really impressed with her teaching style and would highly recommend Sam to new therapists, as well as existing therapists. I will be booking in shortly for more training, as I am confident Sam is the best tutor I have come across."

Contact Me Today If You’re Interested In Holistic Training