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Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology courses from Calming Influences

Calming Influences has two offerings:-


VTCT L3 Anatomy and Physiology


Common Diseases of the Older Client - A Guide for Reflexologists


L3 VTCT Anatomy and Physiology

Anatomy and Physiology is part of the Reflexology, Aromatherapy and Massage courses or it can be taken as a stand-alone course.

Some students prefer to complete the anatomy and physiology before embarking on the practical elements of their chosen course. The course covers:

Organisation of the body
Skin, Hair and Nails
Skeletal and Muscular Systems
Nervous System
Endocrine System
Digestive System
Reproductive System
Renal and Respiratory Systems
Cardiac and Lymphatic Systems

This blended course is delivered by:

icon Videos of all systems complete with comprehensive notes

icon Live Zoom Question and Answers for each system, followed by a quiz

icon Learning aids for each system

icon Intensive revision sessions before each of the multi-choice tests

icon Two A&P multi-choice tests which will take place at the QE2 centre in March and June

Students also have to produce a diseases assignment covering the common pathologies of the systems.

This course starts December/January each year.

For prices, examination dates please see the prices page.

Live Zoom sessions are carried out from January each year on Tuesday evenings at 7pm.

You can choose to have a VTCT Anatomy and Physiology Certificate or you can choose to be registered on the Reflexology, Massage or Aromatherapy courses in which case you will not receive your certificate until you have completed all sections of the diploma.

The cost of the training (excluding VTCT A&P Certificate Costs) can be credited against the cost of the Reflxology, Aromatherapy or Massage diplomas taken the following year if taken the following year.

A nationally accepted certificate will be issued by VTCT.


Common Diseases of the Older Client - A Guide for Reflexologists

The Older Client can be a great source of business for the reflexologist. But, in order to ensure that they receive the best possible reflexology treatments, it is important you understand how any conditions they have affect them.

This 10 week online course covers the most common conditions suffered by the Older Client. Each module looks at a different condition, explains what the condition is, and shows how you can adapt your reflexology treatment to ensure that your client receives the best possible treatment.

The course include the following modules:-


Heart problems






Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease








Skin changes associated with age


Foot changes associated with age


Clients with multiple conditions

This Online Learning course is comprised of 10 modules which includes lots of information, video segments, audio segments, fact sheets and questions to test your knowledge. One new module will become available each week.

This course costs £55 and payment can be made online using Paypal by clicking here, or you complete an application form click here and pay by cheque or bank transfer. Paper copies of this course are also available, please get in touch with us at or call 02380 463438




Booking your Place

If you would like more information about this course please speak to Jackie James on 0780 5278 620, or e-mail her at

If you would like to apply, complete an application form Application Form. This is in MS Word format but other formats can be provided on request. Once completed, either mail or email the form to us with the deposit or full payment to:-

Calming Influences Holistic Training School
Oakside, Pylands Lane
SO31 1BH