Relaxation Therapist (Professional)

Level: Practitioner QLS level 3

By successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Gain skills and knowledge to become a Professional Relaxation Therapist – graduates of this course can also obtain professional liability insurance
  • Receive the Certificate of Achievement at QLS Level 3*
  • Become a Registered BSY Professional Relaxation Therapist
  • Be awarded the professional ASC Diploma
  • Be eligible to become a member of AHCP (Association of Complementary Practitioners)

You can study this course from the comfort of your own home; in your own time and at your own pace; with helpful support and encouragement from our friendly tutors.

Course overview

This comprehensive and informative course gives clear detailed instructions in all aspects of Relaxation Therapy. It is quite unique in its approach to the physical, mental, spiritual and recreational aspects of relaxation, combined with a step-by-step guide to the practicalities of setting up a Professional Clinic. It details appropriate techniques and advises you in selecting those most suitable for the clients’ needs.


  • Lesson One
    • Relaxation Therapy
      • Acknowledging Tension
      • Conditions that can be Helped through the Application of Relaxation Therapy
      • What is Conscious Relaxation?
      • The Need for Therapists
      • Counselling
      • Questionnaire for your Client
  • Lesson Two
    • Exercise and Relaxation
      • The Effect of Exercise on the Physiology
      • The Effect of Exercise on the Mind
  • Lesson Three
    • Exercise through the Subtle Body/Progressive Relaxation Therapy
      • Finding the Right Exercise for your Client
      • Recommended Exercise Requirement
      • Brain Waves and Deep Relaxation
      • The History of Progressive Relaxation Therapy
      • The Muscular Relaxation Response
      • Steps
  • Lesson Four
    • Sleep and Deep Relaxation/Meditational Techniques
      • Levels or Types of Sleep
      • Sleep Requirements
      • Benefits of Meditation
      • Preparing to Practise
      • Meditation on the Breath
      • Meditation through the Senses
  • Lesson Five
    • Colour in Deep Relaxation
      • Inner Colours
      • Interpretation of the Colours
      • Modes of Using Colour
  • Lesson Six
    • Relaxation through Visualisation and other Modalities
      • Introduction
      • Types of Visualisation
      • The Therapist’s Approach
      • Suggested Visualisations
      • Other Modalities
  • Lesson Seven
    • Relaxation through Smell, Touch and Positivity
      • Aromatherapy – an Ultimate Relaxation Therapy
      • Type of Oils
      • Touch
      • ‘Hands-on’ Therapy
      • The Body Sequence
      • Clothing Recommendations to Reduce Stress
      • Smiling
  • Lesson Eight
    • Water/Stress and Digestion/Setting up your Relaxation Centre
      • Sea Water
      • Mineral Waters
      • Fresh Waters
      • An Excellent Water Treatment
      • Stress and Digestion
      • Setting up your Relaxation Centre
      • Options
      • Essential Tools of the Trade
      • Advertising
      • The Inner Work

Practical training

No practical training is required to complete this course.

*Registration fee included.