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Complementary therapy courses

Details of our health and wellbeing courses across the county. This includes face-to-face courses in our centres and online learning options.


All of our health and wellbeing courses are listed on Eventbrite where you can find more information, book and pay.

  • find a complementary therapies course
  • find a cookery and healthy eating course
  • find an exercise course
  • find a mental health course

If you need help with online booking, please contact either the centre running the course or your local adult education centre.

Courses at Alfreton

Introduction to crystal therapy

  • Day, date and time: Monday 19 September, 10am to 4pm
  • Weeks: 1
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): Free
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Venue: Alfreton adult community education centre

Find out more and book on an Introduction to crystal therapy on Monday 19 September, 10am to 4pm.

Courses at Buxton

Introduction to massage - hand and foot

  • Day, date and time: Saturday 15 October, 10.30am to 1.30pm
  • Weeks: 1
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): £11 / £10 / £4
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Venue: Buxton Methodist church

Find out more and book on an Introduction to massage - hand and foot from Saturday 15 October, 10.30am to 1.30pm.

Courses at Cotmanhay

Introduction to herbal remedies taster

  • Day, date and time: Tuesday 13 September, 1pm to 3.30pm
  • Weeks: 1
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): Free
  • Additional materials fee: £2
  • Venue: Cotmanhay adult community education centre

Find out more and book on an Introduction to herbal remedies taster on Tuesday 13 September, 1pm to 3.30pm.

Herbal gifts for Christmas

  • Day, date and time: Tuesday 8 November, 10am to 1pm
  • Weeks: 1
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): Free
  • Additional materials fee: £3
  • Venue: Cotmanhay adult community education centre

Find out more and book on Herbal gifts for Christmas on Tuesday 8 November, 10am to 1pm.

Courses at Derbyshire Eco Centre

Herbal gifts for Christmas

  • Day, date and time: Saturday 26 November, 10am to 4pm
  • Weeks: 1
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): £30 / £26 / £9
  • Additional materials fee: £5
  • Venue: Derbyshire eco centre

Find out more and book on Herbal gifts for Christmas on Saturday 26 November, 10am to 4pm.

Courses at Long Eaton

Reiki level 2

  • Day, date and time: Tuesday 20 September to Tuesday 18 October, 1pm to 3pm
  • Weeks: 5
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): £53 / £47 / £16
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Venue: Long Eaton adult community education centre

Find out more and book on Reiki level 2 from Tuesday 20 September to Tuesday 18 October, 1pm to 3pm.

Introduction to holistic therapies

  • Day, date and time: Tuesday 20 September to Tuesday 18 October, 1pm to 3pm
  • Weeks: 5
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): £53  / £47 / £16
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Venue: Long Eaton adult community education centre

Find out more and book on an Introduction to holistic therapies from Tuesday 20 September to Tuesday 18 October, 1pm to 3pm.

Introduction to the chakra system

  • Day, date and time: Tuesday 1 November to Tuesday 29 November, 10am to midday
  • Weeks: 5
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): £53 / £47 / £16
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Venue: Long Eaton adult community education centre

Find out more and book on an Introduction to the chakra system from Tuesday 1 November to Tuesday 29 November, 10am to midday.

Crystal therapy

  • Day, date and time: Tuesday 1 November to Tuesday 29 November, 1pm to 3pm
  • Weeks: 5
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): £53 / £47 / £16
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Venue: Long Eaton adult community education centre

Find out more and book on Crystal therapy from Tuesday 1 November to Tuesday 29 November, 1pm to 3pm.

Courses at Swadlincote

Introduction to crystal therapy

  • Day, date and time: Wednesday 21 September to Wednesday 19 October, 10am to midday
  • Weeks: 5
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): Free
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Venue: Swadlincote adult community education centre

Find out more and book on an Introduction to crystal therapy from Wednesday 21 September to Wednesday 19 October, 10am to midday.

Introduction to holistic therapies

  • Day, date and time: Wednesday 2 November to Wednesday 30 November, 10am to midday
  • Weeks: 5
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): Free
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Venue: Swadlincote adult community education centre

Find out more and book on an Introduction to holistic therapies from Wednesday 2 November to Wednesday 30 November, 10am to midday.

Online courses

Introduction to face massage taster

  • Day, date and time: Monday 12 September, 7.30pm to 9pm
  • Weeks: 1
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): Free
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Type of online course: Live video lesson

Find out more and book on an Introduction to face massage taster from Monday 12 September, 7.30pm to 9pm.

Introduction to Bach Flower Remedies - taster

  • Day, date and time: Tuesday 13 September, 7pm to 8pm
  • Weeks: 1
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): Free
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Type of online course: Live video lesson

Find out and book on an Introduction to Bach Flower Remedies – taster on Tuesday 13 September, 7pm to 8pm.

Autumn herbal remedies - taster

  • Day, date and time: Wednesday 14 September, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
  • Weeks: 1
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): Free
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Type of online course: Live video lesson

Find out and book on an Autumn herbal remedies – taster on Wednesday 14 September, 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

Introduction to aromatherapy - taster

  • Day, date and time: Thursday 15 September, 7pm to 8pm
  • Weeks: 1
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): Free
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Type of online course: Live video lesson

Find out and book on an Introduction to aromatherapy – taster from Thursday 15 September, 7pm to 8pm.

Looking after your skin

  • Day, date and time: Monday 19 September to Monday 17 October, 7.30pm to 9pm
  • Weeks: 5
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): Free
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Type of online course: Live video lesson

Find out more and book on Looking after your skin from Monday 19 September to Monday 17 October, 7.30pm to 9pm.

Aromatherapy in the home 

  • Day, date and time: Thursday 6 October, 7pm to 8.30pm
  • Weeks: 1
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): £8 / £7 / £3
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Type of online course: Live video lesson

Find out more and book on Aromatherapy in the home on: Thursday 6 October, 7pm to 8.30pm.

Menopause - mind and body - taster

  • Day, date and time: Wednesday 12 October, 6.30pm to 8pm
  • Weeks: 1
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): Free
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Type of online course: Live video lesson

Find out more and book on Menopause - mind and body – taster on Wednesday 12 October, 6.30pm to 8pm.

Aromatherapy for stress and anxiety

  • Day, date and time: Thursday 20 October, 7pm to 8.30pm
  • Weeks: 1
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): £8 / £7 / £3
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Type of online course: Live video lesson

Find out more and book on Aromatherapy for stress and anxiety on Thursday 20 October, 7pm to 8.30pm.

Menopause - mind and body

  • Day, date and time: Wednesday 2 November to Wednesday 23 November, 6.30pm to 8.30pm
  • Weeks: 4
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): £43 / £38 / £14
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Type of online course: Live video lesson

Find out more and book on Menopause - mind and body from Wednesday 2 November to Wednesday 23 November, 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

Aromatherapy for skin conditions

  • Day, date and time: Thursday 3 November, 7pm to 8.30pm
  • Weeks: 1
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): £8 / £7 / £3
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Type of online course: Live video lesson

Find out more and book on Aromatherapy for skin conditions on Thursday 3 November, 7pm to 8.30pm.

Aromatherapy first aid kit

  • Day, date and time: Thursday 17 November, 7pm to 8.30pm
  • Weeks: 1
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): £8 / £7 / £3
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Type of online course: Live video lesson

Find out more and book on Aromatherapy first aid kit on Thursday 17 November, 7pm to 8.30pm.

Herbal gifts for Christmas

  • Day, date and time: Tuesday 22 November, 6pm to 8.30pm
  • Weeks: 1
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): £14 / £12 / £5
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Type of online course: Live video lesson

Find out more and book on Herbal gifts for Christmas on Tuesday 22 November, 6pm to 8.30pm.

Face massage

  • Day, date and time: Tuesday 29 November to Wednesday 6 December, 7pm to 8.30pm
  • Weeks: 2
  • Course fee (fee A / fee B / fee C): £17 / £15 / £5
  • Additional materials fee: No
  • Type of online course: Live video lesson

Find out more and book on Face massage from Tuesday 29 November to Wednesday 6 December, 7pm to 8.30pm.