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Obus Holistic Wellness Centre

3/4 Mill Lane Leixlip Co Kildare W23 X2Py, Leixlip, Kildare, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: W23 X2P7

OBUS is a holistic training centre offering training in a wide range of complementary therapies, including Massage, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Chinese Medicine and lots more.

Our courses are of the highest standard and are accredited by the international bodies of IFPA and ITEC. OBUS school is also an approved NRRI school and the courses taught at Obus School are approved by ARCHTI and IMTA

Christine Courtney is an approved trainer with NCBTMB

We are committed to helping all students enjoy their training experience at Obus School and we have established an excellent reputation for the unique content and quality of our training.

We are delighted to say that a very high percentage of our students return again and again for further courses and we are proud to say it is because of our friendly and focused approach to learning and teaching.

Once qualified, all our diploma students can avail of our principal’s lifetime mentoring of past students. She is always available to help past students with career or client advice, planning new ventures or general support with their practice.

We also offer courses in Yoga, Pilates, Tai Chi and Meditation. Our tutors are experts in their field offering training of the highest standard.

Our training room is purpose built and it is bright, fresh and comfortable.

The biggest testimony to the quality of our wellness program is the fact that almost everyone who starts a course at the center returns for all their wellness class and classes fill very quickly!

The Obus Massage Clinic is open, by appointment, 7 days a week. All the therapists working at the Obus Massage Clinic have been trained by Obus School.

We are here to nurture your body and relax your mind at a time that suits you.

 

ACE Massage Cupping Level One

A wonderful ancient tool has found its place in the contemporary world of health care. ACE Massage Cupping is a modern form of vacuum therapy, and the incredible results that this simple treatment produces have truly impressed those who experience its subtle power. By creating suction and vacuum pressure, ACE Massage Cupping is used to…

Adavanced Massage Techniques

Day 1: The Head, the Neck, and Shoulder Girdle A review of the structures and functions of the head, including the face, temporomandibular joint, neck and shoulder muscles, and the pathologies often seen in clients, including tension headaches, TMJ Dysfunction, jaw pain and neuromuscular pain in the neck and shoulders. There will be a review…

An evening with the Angels.

Jane Skelly is a certified Angel Therapy Practitioner. Jane travelled to Laguna Beach, California where she trained under Dr Doreen Virtue, PhD and was certified as an Angel Therapy Practitioner in March 2007. Jane delivers Angel Therapy workshops nationwide while also conducting one to one Angel Therapy sessions. Alone I shall never be as I…

Aroma-Reflex Qi Massage

Aroma-Reflex Qi Massage Therapy has been written and developed by Christine Courtney, Principal OBUS School of Healing Therapies. This is a wonderful treatment to give and receive. It brings together the benefits and knowledge of Aromatherapy, Reflexology and TCM. This treatment offers your clients: * Deep physical relaxation * Physical relaxation of the internal organ…

Aromatherapy for Healing the Skin

Aromatherapy for healing the skin will cover: How to use aromatherapy in holistic skin care Promoting and maintaining healthy skin with aromatherapy Wound healing with aromatherapy How to recognise the first signs of skin cancer You will study Vegetable oils for skin rejuvenation and healing Aromatic Waters for skin hydration and healing Essential oils as…

Aromatherapy for Pregnancy and Babies

Course Content: The safe use of essential oils in pregnancy The safe and effective use of essential oils in labour The effective use of vegetable oils, butters and infused oils in pregnancy The safe and effective use of essential oils, hydolats and vegetable oils for babies and children Essential Oils covered: Oils which are safe…

Chemistry of Essential Oils

As a Professional Aromatherapist, it is important to have a detailed knowledge of the essential oils we use. Part of that knowledge comes from having an understanding of the complex chemical make up of each essential oil. Because an essential oil may have hundreds of chemical constituents, it is a challenge to communicate its chemical…

Deluxe Facial

Course Content: This Deluxe Facial workshop will enable you to pamper your client and at the same time give a professional Deluxe Facial. You will learn: Facial massage to relax and ease tension Lymphatic Drainage to help clear the skin Acupressure points to enliven the face The course includes training in how to do: Superficial…

Developing and Promoting your Business

This day is designed to help get your practice off the ground, to get more clients and grow into new areas of business. The course will cover: What does success mean to YOU! Getting new clients and why you are not getting new clients Designing promotional leaflets and literature that works! Expanding your business Promoting…

Fertility Reflexology

This one day workshop is designed to educate the Reflexologist to work with women and men who are trying to conceive and who may or may not be also using IVF. Course content Revisit the endocrine system What it is How it works Where it is mapped on the feet Special attention will be give…

Hand Reflexology

Hand reflexology is a wonderful treatment to give and receive. During this one day Hand reflexology workshop you will learn how to give a professional, therapeutic hand treatment. As the hands are easy to access it is often more convenient to use the hands to give a short treatment and for people who are self…

Heal Your Life Evening

This evening looks at using affirmations to help change our life. Louise Hay strongly recommends affirmation work. As you allow these affirmations to permeate your consciousness, they will become more and more believable until eventually they become your truth. Whether you focus on affirming for a career change, a life change or personal growth, this…

Heal Your Life Two Day Workshop

This workshop is an opportunity to transform your life based on the philosophies of the Louise L. Hay, a metaphysical lecturer and teacher and the bestselling author of numerous books including Heal Your Body A-Z and You Can Heal Your Life. The workshop enables you how to use, and create positive affirmations to attract the…

Hopi Ear Candling

Ear candles have been used since, ancient times, by many cultures as an effective natural therapy. Historical roots can be found among the peoples of the Siberian Prairies, Asia and the native people of North and South America. Shaman healers traditionally used ear candles and they are considered classic clearance therapy. What are Hopi Ear…

Indian Head Massage

Indian Head Massage is part of the Ayurvedic bodywork healing system. Yoga, Tantra and Ayurveda are the ancient life disciplines that have been practiced in India for over five thousand years. In addition to our physical anatomy, there exits a subtle anatomy that is normally unseen. Each Chakra corresponds to a different gland and it…

Introduction to Bach Flower Remedies

Our Introduction to Bach Flower Remedies course is a wonderful course for beginners. The Bach Flower Remedies were created by a Harley Street doctor, Edward Bach, in the 1930s. His Philosophy for health was A healthy mind ensures a healthy body Dr. Bach devised a system of seven major emotional groups under which negative emotions…

Introduction to the CHAKRA System

The Chakras are part of our subtle anatomy. They are junction points between mind and matter. It is through our subtle bodies that our mind and spirit can communicate with our body. The Chakras are step down transformers. They bring the energy down from the insubstantial to the substantial, that is, they make the energy…

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Lymphatic drainage massage is a very soft and gently form of massage. It uses a VERY light pressure combined with soft pumping action working in the direction of the lymph nodes only. It is designed to stimulate the bodys lymphatic system which helps the body to eliminate waste and toxins. It also improves metabolism and…

Magnet Micro Cupping

Building on the techniques learned on the two day ACE cupping Level one, students will learn a sequence for facial cupping. This will include lymph drainage massage, sinus drainage and some TMJ work. Students will also learn how to use magnetic micro-cups. The training includes education in theory and application of magnetic therapy for many…

Making Natural Creams and Lotions

During this one day Making Creams and Lotions training course Christine and Colum will share their knowledge and experience of cream making with you. You will make: A cream A lotion A beeswax cream and salve to take home as well as some recipe suggestions for you to try later. You will learn The principles…

Massage for Pregnancy and Babies

This one day workshop covers adaptation of massage for pregnancy and babies. It is a post graduate training course for qualified massage therapists. Pregnancy During the workshop the therapist will learn a full body sequence which can be offered at any stage during pregnancy. You will learn how to confidently adapt your body, face and…

Maternity Reflexology

Reflexology is a wonderful therapy that can be used safely during pregnancy, labour and post pregnancy. During this special time, the mother goes through huge physical, mental and emotional changes in a very short space of time. To have a knowledgeable and supportive therapist to help alleviate many of the common symptoms associated with pregnancy…

Reflexology in Cancer Care

This is a workshop on Reflexology in Cancer Care. It for qualified Reflexologists. It is designed to give you knowledge and confidence when treating clients at every stage of cancer. Course content: Theory Understanding Cancer What is cancer Treatments for cancer Stages of cancer Details needed for intake form Follow-up needed Client safety Therapist safety…

Reiki Level ONE

First degree Reiki is known as the physical level. It brings us into harmony with our physical body, the environment, other people and animals. The one-day workshop will cover: * Level one attunement, * Chakra balancing, * The Chakra System as a means of growth * The hand positions for the treatment of self and…

Reiki Level Two

Second degree Reiki is known as the mental/emotional level. It helps us to build a relationship with, and integrate, our inner world of thoughts, beliefs and emotions. It also assists us in giving expression to our intuition in our daily life. The one-day workshop will cover: * Level two attunement * Reiki symbols * Distant…

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