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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. Some students prefer to complete the anatomy and physiology before embarking on the practical elements of their chosen course. The VTCT level 3 course covers the following systems:

As well as attending classroom teaching, you will need to complete an assignment and spend time after each session learning the material ready for two multi-choice tests which are taken in March and July.

You will attend the classroom with students also completing their practical modules, and sessions are generally from 9am for between 2 and 3 hours.

icon January we will cover the organisation of the body, skin and the skeletal system.

icon February we will cover the nervous and muscular systems

icon March is our first A&P multi-choice test after which we will move straight onto our new systems, renal, respiration and endocrine

icon April/May we will cover the cardiovascular and lymphatic systems

icon June will find us completing the A&P with the digestive and reproductive systems

icon July we will take our second and final A&P multi choice test.

For the dates please email

For prices please see the prices page.

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

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


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. We are happy to accept bank transfer and cheques.

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