EXCEPTIONAL ACADEMICS AND A COMMUNITY OF SUPPORT
Our students dive into academic life and pursue their scholarly and personal interests. Get lost in our Victorian campus just outside of London and prepare to explore unfamiliar terrain whilst indulging your passion for your craft. London Wellness Academy’s unparalleled programme offers the next generation decades of knowledge and the latest in innovation.
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ADVANCED MASSAGE THERAPY
A forward-thinking certificate programme in massage therapy building upon basic skills through improved techniques and knowledge. Fundamentals are covered as a foundation to the massage therapy programme to progress to more complex protocols such as the Aroma Stone Therapy, Restorative Salt Stone Massage, Bamboo Massage and Thai Poultice Massage, to name a few. Graduates can expect to develop and refine their professional skills, translating to improved techniques and knowledge further enhancing their career.
SKINCARE, BEAUTY & AESTHETICS
An advanced, two-week course for licensed professionals designed to finesse the skills required to provide expert aesthetic services. Our courses cover electrical facial therapies in conjunction with cutting-edge, diagnostic tools such as ELEMIS SkinLab and BIOTEC for the very best results. Aestheticians will learn effective management of skin conditions, intrinsic and extrinsic ageing, and Solution Sales to extend the results long after the guest’s voyage is over.
Qualified hair stylists benefit from a two-week, advanced course that not only upskills performance, but also enhances the stylist’s portfolio. Luxury Kérastase® services and homecare are the core of this course whilst a host of beauty treatments such as L’Oreal colour, Keratin Complex® Express Blowout, lash and brow styling, barbering, and teeth whitening round out a comprehensive programme. A main area of focus is technology. Stylists are trained on the use and diagnostic results of K camera technology to provide guests with a more in-depth analysis of their scalp and hair.
Embracing a service culture, the nail programme is a two-week course that focuses on progressive training for qualified nail professionals. Each technician is trained in extensive, therapeutic nail therapies and signature service protocols. Mastery of CND™ Shellac™ service execution is a fundamental requirement in completing this course. Technicians are also immersed in a Solution Sales philosophy to promote homecare.
Men’s grooming services are part of the overall programme for hair stylists. All stylists are trained in shave service protocols, learning how to work safely with razors and how to adhere to strict sanitisation standards. This course includes a full module on the TIMEFORMEN homecare range to ensure salon staff are adept in recommending bespoke homecare solutions for our male guests.
This comprehensive fitness and personal training programme features a tri-element concept revolving around Exercise, Nutrition and Detoxification and is complemented by intensive courses to teach students how to successfully manage their business. The business coursework is theory based. Students are challenged every day with public speaking presentations and with practical coursework on body composition analysis, classes and equipment such as InBody570®, FightKlub, TRX® Suspension® Training, Yoga, Pilates, Hypervolt®, and Normatec®.
Designed in collaboration with Dr. Andrew Weil, a world-leading physician in integrative medicine, this course goes beyond the physical and delivers metaphysical practises by Dr. Weil and his team, including meditation, sound bath therapy, and advanced yoga. Qualified students will become specialised in spa therapies such as our Earth Grounding Massage and Mindful Massage whilst our Mindful Living Coaches will be educated in the learnings and teachings of Dr. Weil ‘s daily practises.
This course takes certified acupuncture professionals and elevates their skills to focus on the business of healing. Training includes instruction on consultations, acupuncture and cupping as it pertains to spa and is enhanced by classes in sales, marketing and public speaking, providing essential business skills and educating clinicians on methods in translating traditional Chinese medicine to a western audience. Coursework includes topics on pain management, a specialised subject for which acupuncture can be utilised to treat pain and discomfort. All hired acupuncturists complete this programme prior to joining their first vessel.
Trained by Dr. Brad Herman, a board certified plastic surgeon, doctors will observe him at his practise and gain knowledge in the clinical portion of the training, which includes: facial anatomy review; mechanism of action of products; proper follow-up of treatment complications; storage, preparation and dilution methods; and injection techniques for best clinical and aesthetic outcomes. The programme features intensive sales training provided by top sales professionals in the industry. All hired doctors complete this training prior to joining their first vessel.