About

Andrea Porritt

BA Hons (Wales) Spanish & Italian

PGCE

Diploma in Reflexology (2013)

Diploma in Aromatherapy (2016)

Reiki Master

 

As you can see, I never intended to make a career in holistic therapies! I spent many years as a teacher of Modern Foreign Languages, a Head of Department and GCSE examiner. However after the birth of my first daughter I suffered a "stress burnout" when I returned to full time teaching. I realised that my career had to change, as I did not want to return to a job that was making me ill.

 

While recovering, I had experienced firsthand the benefits of complementary therapies, and so I decided that I wanted to forge a new path in this area. I had already completed Reiki training to Master level, and I was lucky enough to be accepted onto the Level 3 Reflexology Diploma course with the Gaia School of Natural Health in Wirral. After completion (and the birth of baby number 2!) I went on to complete my Diploma in Aromatherapy.

I am now lucky enough to spend my days not only with my children, but I also am able to use the therapies I have learnt with my clients, to help them to relax, and to cope with the stresses that life throws at them. I am lucky enough to have a very comfortable treatment room at the bottom of my garden, and I also visit some of my clients at home.

 

On the second saturday of the month I also provide therapies at Warrington Wellbeing Days, please see their FaceBook page for more details: 

Relevant further training

Since 2012 I have also attended the following training as part of my continuing professional development:

  • Light Touch Reflexology with John Cross

  • Reflexology Lymphatic Drainage with Sally Kay

  • Cancer Care workshop with Marie Duggan

  • Ayurvedic Reflexology with Helen Harris

  • Ayurvedic Facial Reflexology with Helen Harris

  • Maternity Reflexology with Carolyn Roberts

  • Fertility Reflexology with Carolyn Roberts

  • Hot Stones Reflexology with Sally Earlam

  • Limbic Reflexology with Hamish Edgar

  • Vertical Reflex Therapy Reflexology and movement with Lynne Booth

  • Basic and Advanced Facial reflexology with Ziggie Bergman

  • Zone Face Lift with Ziggie Bergman

  • Reflexology for Stress with Hagar Basis

  • Reflexology for the treatment of pain for Fibromyalgia and other autoimmune conditions with Mauricio Kruchik

  • Online Footreading with Jane Sheehan

Association Memberships
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