The S.E.E.D. Institute

The S.E.E.D. Institute

Description

Established for over 30 years, The S.E.E.D. Institute (Self-Exploration, Education, Development) was originally founded as an Aromatherapy and Complementary Medicine School in 1986.

We have expanded and evolved during this time and in addition to our accredited Clinical Aromatherapy Diploma we offer a Core Massage Training qualification, Post-graduate Ayurvedic Training, Taster Courses and over 50 Post-graduate/CPD Courses/Qualifications.

TSI comprises a team of fully qualified, accredited and experienced tutors dedicated to providing traditional holistic training to students who wish to work with their clients wholesomely.

What Sets Us Apart?

Our reputation for delivering the highest standards of training and qualifications has gradually built since our inception in 1986. We uphold this position by maintaining the solid foundation of holism that has always permeated TSI - our internal structure, our teaching methods and our courses.
We intentionally limit places on our courses to afford students individual support during their studies - putting the student's well-being at the centre of their learning experience.

Why is this our approach? Because we know that for students to become proficient at working with their clients holistically they need to further their own Self Exploration, Education & Development (S.E.E.D.). and for this individual tutor support is fundamental to success.

T.S.I.'s Massage, Aromatherapy, Ayurveda and Specialised Massage/Training courses assist practitioners to be holistic in their outlook, perception and practice - thereby gaining enhanced insights into what impedes their Clients' enjoying balanced health - free from disease.

Core Qualification Courses
We offer a 7 day Core Massage Qualification , an internationally recognised Clinical Aromatherapy Diploma that is accredited by the I.F.P.A., and a First Aid Course that is accredited by the FHT.

Post-graduate/CPD Courses
In addition to our Core Qualification Training we offer a series of CPD/Post-graduate/Taster courses - One-day courses are available from only £100.

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The S.E.E.D. Institute
Ayurvedic Body Massage Course - Distance Learning - Distance Learning
5.0 2 opinions
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  • Course
  • Distance Learning
  • Different dates available
  • 2 Days

...that constitute the chemical nature of every living organism. Topics include: Contra-indications for Massage Balancing the three body Doshas Therapeutic... Learn about: Marma Points, Ayurvedic Massage... More


£180
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  • Course
  • Distance Learning
  • Beginner
  • Different dates available
  • 2 Days

...Ayurvedic Theory of Creation and the Theory of Balance Plants, Tastes & Diet Body-analysis using Ayurvedic Principles Recognising & finding 'Body-Types'... Learn about: Ayurvedic Principles... More


£160
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Ayurvedic Indian Head Massage - Distance learning - Distance Learning
5.0 2 opinions
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  • Course
  • Distance Learning
  • Beginner
  • Different dates available
  • 2 Days

...improve concentration and boost the immune system. It eliminates muscle-tension and restores joint-movement by mobilising the tissues of the neck and shoulder... Learn about: Indian Head Massage, Ayurvedic Body, Pulse Synchronisation... More


£180
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Remedial & Sport-injuries massage - Distance Learning - Distance Learning
5.0 2 opinions
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  • Course
  • Distance Learning
  • Intermediate
  • Different dates available
  • 4 Days

...back-problems, sport-injury, etc. The simple and effective techniques have made this a very popular Course. For Aromatherapists or Bodywork Therapists... Learn about: Sport-injuries MASSAGE, Bodywork Therapists, Core muscles... More


£400
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Pregnancy massage with essential oil data - Distance Learning - Distance Learning
5.0 1 opinion
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  • Course
  • Distance Learning
  • Beginner
  • Different dates available
  • 1 Day

...Symphysis Pubis * Placenta Previa * Urticaria * Common Problems during Pregnancy * Hormones during Pregnancy * Respiratory & Digestive Tract during Pregnancy... Learn about: Essential oils, Flower Remedies, Placenta Previa... More


£100
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  • Course
  • Distance Learning
  • Beginner
  • Different dates available
  • 2 Days

...This Ayurvedic Facial is a detoxifying treatment that utilises natural products from pure essential oils, botanical extracts and herbal preparations to deeply cleanse... Learn about: Ayurvedic Principles, Mature Skin, Ayurvedic Herbs... More


£205
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  • Course
  • Distance Learning
  • Beginner
  • Different dates available
  • 1 Day

...Palpation from the skin and sometimes with pressure may be required to localise these. Trigger-point therapy is a pain-relief technique to alleviate muscle-spasms... Learn about: Trigger Points, Main Muscles, Stretching Trigger... More


£100
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  • Course
  • Distance Learning
  • Advanced
  • Different dates available
  • 2 Days

...* Contra-indications to Massage * Massage Refresher * Client-Consultations * Therapeutic Cross-Referencing * Professional Bodies * Working with the Medical... Learn about: Massage refresher, Therapeutic Touch, Massage Therapists... More


£160
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The S.E.E.D. Institute
Hot Stone Body & Reflex Massage Course (HS1) in Shaftesbury
4.9 excellent 7 opinions
The S.E.E.D. Institute
  • Course
  • Shaftesbury
    and another venue.
  • 14 Sep 2019
  • 2 Days

...Stone Massage for many years. This popular treatment Hot Stone Massage treatment originated in the U.S.A. It involves the use of hot and cold stones placed... Learn about: Chi energy, Stone massage, Hot Stone Massage... More


£210
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The S.E.E.D. Institute
Foot-reflex Assessment & Massage course in Shaftesbury
5.0 1 opinion
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  • Course
  • Shaftesbury
    and another venue.
  • 10 Aug 2019
  • 14h - 2 Days
This training programme is delivered in English.

...in this context will also be covered. On receiving your enquiry we will contact you via telephone to give you the opportunity to discuss your requirements with... Learn about: Foot-reflex Massage, Anatomy and Physiology, Alternative Medicine... More


£210
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Upcoming courses

The S.E.E.D. Institute
First Aid for Complementary Therapists course in Shaftesbury
4.6 excellent 6 opinions
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  • Course
  • Shaftesbury
    and another venue.
  • 09 Jun 2019
  • 8h - 1 Day
This training programme is delivered in English.

...We will also leave you our contact details should you wish to get in touch. Course Content Studies commence at 9.30 a.m. and finish at 5.30... Learn about: EMT Paramedic, EMT Training, First Aid Kit... More


£100
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The S.E.E.D. Institute
Aromatherapy & Ayurveda course in Ash
4.9 excellent 15 opinions
The S.E.E.D. Institute
  • Course
  • Ash
    and another venue.
  • 23 May 2019
  • 14h - 2 Days
This training programme is delivered in English.

...the earth and being subjected to the wind, sun and the moon. Five Basic 'Building Blocks: Earth, Water, Fire, Air & Ether: Ayurveda believes that everything... Learn about: Ayurveda Compatibilities, Herbal Medicated Oils, Body Types... More


£240
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The S.E.E.D. Institute
Aura/Energy Massage Course (AUMA) in Ash
4.5 1 opinion
The S.E.E.D. Institute
  • Short course
  • Ash
    and another venue.
  • Beginner
  • 24 Jun 2019
  • 1 Day
This training programme is delivered in English.

...take three to five years of regular practice. We will be using these same points to harmonise the pulses of the therapist with those of the client... Learn about: Alternative Medicine, Massage Therapy, Energy Healing... More


£120
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  • Course
  • Shaftesbury
  • Beginner
  • 01 Jun 2019
  • 2 Days

...Would you like to attend an introductory Course where you can learn about Aromatherapy in a fun and yet informative way? Would you like the flexibility... Learn about: Aromatherapy Terminology, Dip toe, Fragrance Testing... More

PREMIUM COURSE

£210
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  • Course
  • Shaftesbury
  • Intermediate
  • 01 Jun 2019
  • 5 Days

...Cross-crawl, Emotional Stress Release and Breast Congestion are addressed, as are Children & Safety, Energy-Flow in the Meridians and Flower Remedies... Learn about: Emotional Clients, Breast Congestion, Flower Remedies... More

PREMIUM COURSE

£575
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Opinions (209)

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Sitting-Back Massage

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5.0 18/02/2018
What I would highlight: Outstanding. Very good direction and comments were constructive.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Remedial & Sport-Injuries Massage

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5.0 19/12/2017
What I would highlight: This was a very beneficial course.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Remedial & Sport-Injuries Massage

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Former Student
5.0 19/12/2017
What I would highlight: Lots to learn but all necessary, really interesting and useful.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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First Aid for Complementary Therapists

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Former Student
4.0 18/12/2017
What I would highlight: Many thanks for a very comprehensive course. Very clear and practical. Easy to follow and understand.
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Babies & Children Massage with essential oil data Course- Distance Learning

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Former Student
4.0 15/12/2017
What I would highlight: Learnt many new techniques and theories. Well organised, good quality notes.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Babies & Children Massage (with essential oil data)

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Former Student
5.0 14/12/2017
What I would highlight: Really good teaching - as we always get. I feel so much more confident now about the subject.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Babies & Children Massage (with essential oil data)

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Former Student
5.0 14/12/2017
What I would highlight: Very clear - gives great confidence.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Remedial & Sport-Injuries Massage

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Former Student
5.0 11/12/2017
What I would highlight: Empathetic to all our needs and very warm and welcoming.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Ayurvedic Facial & Marma-point Face-Massage

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Former Student
5.0 11/12/2017
What I would highlight: Excellent. Good explanations putting everything into context. Fascinating.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Pregnancy Massage (with essential oil data)

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Former Student
5.0 11/12/2017
What I would highlight: Excellent teaching - as we always get. I have so much confidence now about the subject.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Aromatherapy & Ayurveda

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Former Student
5.0 11/12/2017
What I would highlight: I'm blind but I must say the vocal assistance and explanations were very much appreciated. Would love to improve my knowledge on the subject.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

First Aid for Complementary Therapists

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Former Student
5.0 10/12/2017
What I would highlight: Excellent training, very clear. Good hand-outs, great demonstrations, fun and informative.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Babies & Children Massage (with essential oil data)

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Former Student
5.0 10/12/2017
What I would highlight: Easy to relate to - excellent tutor.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Pregnancy Massage (with essential oil data)

F
Former Student
5.0 10/12/2017
What I would highlight: Very helpful - feel much more confident.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Aromatherapy & Ayurveda

F
Former Student
5.0 10/12/2017
What I would highlight: There was a lot of information given which has given such a great understanding of Ayurvedic practise. I am looking forward to using the knowledge.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Ayurvedic Body Massage Course - Distance Learning

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Former Student
5.0 09/12/2017
What I would highlight: I thought the tutor was brilliant - she explains everything in a simple way. She was great.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Aromatherapy & Ayurveda

F
Former Student
5.0 09/12/2017
What I would highlight: The Tutor's approach is very dynamic but kind, encouraging and inspiring. A wonderful experience.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
Did this opinion help you? Yes (0)

Aromatherapy & Ayurveda

F
Former Student
5.0 08/12/2017
What I would highlight: Taught so everyone could understand. I understand the concepts of Ayurveda and will be able to put it to good use.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Ayurvedic Chakra Basti Course (CB2)

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Former Student
5.0 07/12/2017
What I would highlight: What an amazing day - have never known such a simple spinal massage to have such a profound effect.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Ayurvedic Body Massage Course (AY2)

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Former Student
5.0 07/12/2017
What I would highlight: The tutor's teaching technique is brilliant. Very clear explanations of complicated topics.
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Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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The average rating is higher than 3.7

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Teachers and trainers (8)

Alison Perrott
Alison Perrott
Distance-Learning Moderator

Alison was one of the founders of The SEED Institute (TSI) and is presently the Moderator for all of TSI's Distance-Learning Courses. Alison is an Aromatherapy Examiner for the IFPA whilst also maintaining her busy Bowen Therapy practice.

Anita James
Anita James
Guest Tutor

Anita is a multi-talented practitioner having qualifications in Aromatherapy, Reiki, Indian Head-Massage and Hopi Ear-Candling to name but a few. Anita teaches to international standards all over the world. She has been on the board of the IFPA and runs her own school Essentially Holistic in Derbyshire.

Annabel Fox
Annabel Fox
Reiki Master

Anne Parry
Anne Parry
Guest Tutor

Bridget Purser
Bridget Purser
Guest Tutor

Jane Rose
Jane Rose
Principal Tutor of The S.E.E.D. Institute

TSI Clinical Practitioner Diploma in Aromatherapy - 1997 Advanced Massage Techniques, Ayurveda, Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Pregnancy, Babies & Children Massage, Chinese Foot Massage, Remedial & Sports Massage. PTLLS Teaching Certificate - 2012 CTLLS Teaching Certificate - July 2013

Mark and Nina de Pina Perou
Mark and Nina de Pina Perou
Guest Tutor

Sally Tyler
Sally Tyler
Guest Tutor