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Wed, 07 Dec


St Werburghs Community Centre

Ear Candling Training

Learn how to give a thermal ear candle treatment safely and effectively, with facial and sinus massage. See more details below.

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Ear Candling Training
Ear Candling Training

Time & Location

07 Dec 2022, 09:00 – 16:00

St Werburghs Community Centre, Horley Rd, St Werburgh's, Bristol BS2 9TJ, UK

About the Event

This is a Guild of Holistic Therapies Training and as such the online theory needs to be completed prior to the practical day training. 

Price £100

Please pay £75 now and £25 to the Guild to register for your online theory. (I'll arrange this when your booking comes through) 

The GTi Ear Candling course covers how to give a full ear candle treatment and covers the history, technique and aftercare of the treatment. 

The course also covers reception and consultation, and contra-indications to treatment. 

It includes online theory as well as a practical training session at a location of your choice, designed to give you the confidence and ability to offer a full ear candle treatment.

Once you have completed the theory modules, you can participate in the practical training and on completion a GTi Certificate will be available for you to download or purchase on your portal.

You can obtain Guild insurance upon completion of your course with a massive discount of £25 if you upgrade within 3 months of enrolling.

In the practical day training you will learn how to safely apply the candles and how to give a facial and sinus massage. 

Ear Candling can be used very effectively to ease a number of conditions, including: 

• excessive or compacted wax in the ears 

• irritation in the ears and sinuses 

• pressure regulation 

• energetic revitalisation 

• relaxing and calming effect 

• reduction of snoring 

• Meniere’s disease 

• catarrh 

• asthma 

• neuralgia 

The candle itself creates a gentle warmth in and around the ears which stimulates to blood and lymph flow. This in turn helps the natural cleansing process of the ear by increasing the natural secretions.

The treatment can be known as Ear Candles, Thermal Auricular Therapy, Candling or Coning. 

The candles work using the process of convection. The burning of the candle helps to draw softer waxes and toxins from the ear. Some of these are then oxidised or turned into vapours and burnt. The warm air from the burning candle passes into the ear canal before being gently drawn back up to the top of the candle in a chimney effect. The warm air containing the herbal extract vapours from the candle helps to soothe and invigorate the ear. 

The use of heated hollow cane or candle structures dates back to around 2500BC. The ancient Greeks, Egyptians, Latin Americans, Indians and Shaman all show evidence of this work. The ancient Chinese are credited with believing that warming treatments help to soothe and heal the ear.

Modules covered:

  • Introduction, Reception And Consultation
  • Anatomy And Physiology
  • Contra-Indications
  • Preparation
  • Treatment
  • Aftercare
  • Practical Module

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