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Industry Leaders Join the Amethyst Trust

Lisa Barden, General Manager of the UK Spa Association and Wavestone Trainer and Kim Ford of Expert Beauty Solutions and International Business Development Manager for VTCT attended the Amethyst Trust Specialist Cancer Massage Training.

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Industry Leaders Join the Amethyst Trust
 

Habia Approved Provider - Specialist Cancer Massage Training

Habia welcomes the Amethyst Trust on board! Recognising that the signature course Specialist Cancer Massage Training meets with the industry standard for helping Salons and Spas to welcome clients with experience of cancer for massage related therapies.

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Habia Approved Provider - Specialist Cancer Massage Training
 

New cancer massage training course designed to give back to those in need

The Amethyst Trust has developed a new approach to treating cancer clients in salons and spas, through the creation of a specialist training course.  The course is one of the first to be approved by a leading insurance provider, which offers a bespoke top up policy for individual therapists and beauty salon and spa businesses. The course has been endorsed by Penny Brohn Cancer Care in Bristol and each course will make a charitable donation to support those affected by cancer. 

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New cancer massage training course designed to give back to those in need
 

Meeting with Michael Connors of Penny Brohn Cancer Care

The beauty and spa industry is unregulated and although there are several organizations who are trying to develop industry registration we are a long way off it becoming the case. Therefore, the public rely on trust, reputation and insurance cover to feel confident about services offered by a therapist. The trustees felt that gaining validation of the training course to be offered by Amethyst Trust was essential.

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Meeting with Michael Connors of Penny Brohn Cancer Care
 

Amethyst Trust - From the beginning

It is a dreadful thing that cancer patients are encouraged to seek massage and holistic therapies by their doctors and when they visit a salon or spa they are contra-indicated for treatments due to some out of date, mis-informed educational platform that we have in our industry.

The Amethyst Trust was set up by industry experts to address this problem.

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Amethyst Trust - From the beginning