Courses & Workshops



SINGING & VOICE WORK with Janne Tooby


ʻThe voice reflects the movements of the soulʼ A.Wolfson

Venue The Fold Natural Therapy Centre,

Bransford, WR6 5JB (

£10 per evering. £42 in advance for all six

Calling all men and women, young and not so young

who would like to create more harmony in their lives,

singers and non-singers, all welcome.

We will, gently, playfully enjoy exploring our authentic

voice in a non-judgemental supportive group, using

movement, breath, sound and song.

Contact Janne for dates.

Phone : Janne Tooby : 01886 832 846

Massage courses  & workshops.  Please see Sarah's webpage for details and dates.

Massage Practice Days with Sarah Cohen

Refresh and develop your skills, receive massage, sharing experiences, make new contacts, receive support and have some fun.

The days are open to people already qualified who want a refresher, massage practitioners seeking input and advice on their skills and techniques, students currently in training who wish to boost their practice hours in a supervised setting, people who have attended an introductory workshop who want a refresher or to take their massage further. 

Professional Massage Diploma Training with Bristol College of Massage and Bodywork at The Fold - with Sarah Cohen  - next course starts  February 2017  Entry possible until March 11th 2017  -  enquire now!

BCMB offers a dynamic and creative person centred approach to massage. Courses are held here at the Fold and lead to the nationally accredited MTI diploma.

The year long course is held over 11 weekends and comprises 205 hours of contact time. It aims to lay a strong foundation in the principles and practice of holistic massage to a high professional standard and can lead to a rewarding career in massage and bodywork.

By investigating the four principles of awareness, touch, rapport and movement, we can make discoveries about ourselves and develop our massage style. We also aim to have fun!

The course will include:

•detailed massage techniques for the whole body
•stretches and mobilization
•body image and body reading
•subtle energy, including the aura and charkas
•professionalism and ethics client handling
•practice management and business skill
together with

•grounding, meditation and self awareness work
•students personal development throughout the course
•emphasis on student’s own body use, enabling us to develop safe, dynamic and rhythmical expression at the massage table
•Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology taught in a practical, hands-on way and always closely related to massage practice
•3 sessions of supervised clinical experience
•Appointed Person’s course in First Aid
•Close supervision and support throughout the course
•Maximum group size is 12 with a course tutor and assistant
More details can be found on the BCMB website

And why are we different?

•We have a well grounded programme honed and evolved over 20 years
•Our course is 205 hours including a residential weekend, the industry standard is 140 and the MTI minimum 160
•Our graduates have the confidence to go straight into professional practice on qualifying and very many do
•Good body use is the basis of our course. This means you don’t damage your own body leading to pain and early retirement from massage. It also improves the quality of your massage.
•Self awareness and personal development - an essential and well supported part of the training
•Anatomy, physiology and pathology taught in a thoroughly dynamic fun way and always related to massage practice
•High staff:student ratio - a minimum of 1 tutor and 1 assistant to 12 students and often higher
•Excellence is our standard
•We don’t teach a routine, our massage is person centred, you have a tool box from which you can give an individual massage each time
•At the end of the course each graduate has developed their own personal style, all different
•The whole teaching team is ridiculously passionate about massage and massage teaching!
Applications are currently being accepted for the next course starting in February 2012

Why not come on one of our introductory to weekends to experience our approach, and just get started?

Give me a ring or email if you would like to know more or to receive our prospectus.

Sarah Cohen 01386 861931 More information can be found on the college website –


Natural & Complementary therapies/practitioners for Malvern and Worcester at The Fold Natural Therapy Centre, Bransford. Massage Therapy & Professional Massage training, Reflexology, Reiki, Hypnotherapy, Bowen Technique, Nutritional Therapy, Osteopathy, Iridology, Anthroposophical Medicine, Counselling, Homeopathy, Aromatherapy massage, Energy Healing, Life Coaching, NLP, dietitian, The Chrysalis Effect, UK, Physiotherapy, Tai Chi Easy, Herbal Medicine, Art Therapy.