Training with Essential Thyme

Essential Thyme are a fully accredited training school for a number of massage technique. We also work with The Therapy Training School and Penny Price Aromatherapy to deliver further ranges of massage training, all of which are fully accredited.


Swedish Massage




Indian Head Massage



Thai Hand / Foot Massage


Online Courses

FHT Anatomy & Physiology




FHT Pathology



FHT Further Pathology


Clinical Aromatherapy Diploma

This course is run over 20 contact days to learn the theory and practical elements to aromatherapy, you will also need to complete homework both theory and case studies.


Soap Making



Candle/Wax Melt Making

Introduction to Essential Oils

Body Product  Making

Introduction to Massage



Intro – Telling stories through touch

Massage – Foot Thai  Style

Massage – Indian Head

We offer vouchers for our workshops which make the perfect gift experience for anyone. Vouchers are available to purchase online in our shop. 

If you would like more information on any of the courses above or would like to talk to us about booking a workshop, please just give us a call on 0191 468 2054, email us at or send us a message on our Contact Us page. 

Training Terms and Conditions

Booking Procedure:

Courses can be booked by completing a Registration Form, you can book multiple courses on the one Registration Form.

Payment for each course is required in full to confirm the date and your space on the course. Payment can be made by a BACS transfer or card payment. Invoices will be issued.

All bookings will be confirmed by email.

If you already have a recognised qualification in Anatomy & Physiology you may be exempted. Please provide copies of your relevant qualification certificates related to this.

Cancellation/Rescheduling (by Student) Policy:

If you (the student) are unable to attend a course for any reason, the following will apply

*If the student needs to cancel their course once booked and has not accessed any of the training material, a full refund less £50 admin fee applies

*If a student needs to cancel their course but has already received the training material, the course fee is 100% non-refundable

*If the student needs to reschedule their course dates once they have received the training material the following applies:

*Notice provided 3 weeks or more from the date of the course in writing, a new date can be made with an admin fee of £50, you can only reschedule once.

*If notice is given less than 3 weeks to the date of the course, full charges apply and no changes can be made

Essential Thyme is not responsible for any student’s travel or accommodation costs.