Tutor Profile

Sarah Jane Holt grew up in the beautiful countryside of Devon, England. Developing a talent for creativity and music she studied piano at an earlier age and started painting whilst at school. Further education in art and design led to travel

Sarah_2and working as an artist for over a decade.Sarah had a particular interest working with socio-economically disadvantaged communities as an artist in residence, and within schools and youth projects to develop a sense of ownership and pride for the area we live in.

Inspired by travels in the East, Buddhism, Spiritualism and a more simplistic approach to life led to a growing interest in natural medicine,Yoga and Meditation.

 In 2004 Sarah completed a diploma in Reflexology,studying at her Mother’s school,Jane Holt at The South Devon School of Reflexology. This new vocation opened many possibilities to achieving better health and well-being through natural means and re-balance- particularly in this age of Cancer and ill health being so prevalent in the West.

Further continued professional development specializing in Cancer care through Reflexology and Palliative care.

India 2007 Sarah studied Ayurvedic medicine and Massage. A Fascinating study to compare the ancient systems of China and India. Further visits to India followed to study Yoga, completing a teacher training certificate in Yogic studies in 2009.

Sarah now specializes working with mental health and has provided reflexology for the charity Mind since 2010 .

Sarah spent years teaching the Reflexology module of the Complementary Health Degree at Plymouth University as well as in higher education and now following her Mother’s retirement as the Principal and Tutor of the Devon School of Reflexology since 2009.

2014 Sarah was voted the Association of Reflexologists Inspirational Tutor of the year, as voted for by students both training and qualified with the Devon School of Reflexology from over 60 Reflexology schools in the U.K.

 

Sarah Jane Holt

 Qualifications

2011 Level 2 N.V.Q End of life/Palliative Care

2009  2nd Degree in R.E.I.K.I.Rissikesh, India

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2009  Certificate Course in Yoga Education
Yoga Vidya Gurukul, India
2008  200 hour Intensive Professional Course in Ayurveda
Ayurvedic Natural Health Centre, India
2007  Reflexology Working with People with Cancer
Penny Brohn Cancer Care Centre
2004  A.Q.A Level 3 Diploma in Reflexology
Association of Reflexologists (A.O.R.)
2003  City and Guilds Certificate 7307 Teaching Adult Learners

1991  BTEC National Diploma in Art and Design

1989  First Degree in Radiance Techniqure ( R.E.I.K.I )
1981 – 1990  Piano Grades 1-8 Practical
Grades 1-5 Theory