A programme of workplace based relaxation techniques to aid wellbeing

IMPACT Workplace Wellbeing

Instructors' Training Courses

UK, Singapore, Prague, Moscow and St Petersburg

Are you looking for an intervention to improve the wellbeing of your staff or others in your care?  We provide accredited, professional training.  

"Really enjoyed the day and feel it will complement my existing skills and knowledge and will be something I can use."  
NHS Manager and therapist

"An enjoyable, well-presented and very worthwhile day."  
Behaviour Support Team, Wigan

UK In-house training - Please contact us to request a quote for your organisation. 

Touchline Training provides ‘in-house’ Instructors’ training for organisations or groups of adults who wish to become Instructors. Up to twenty adults can be trained at one time.  Individuals or organisations can be co-ordinators for a training. Use 'Contact Us' for more information.

2020 Open Instructors’ Training

Open to all adults with an interest in wellbeing

IMPACT Workplace Wellbeing Instructors' Training
January 2020 - Derbyshire (Course full)

Trainers: Anne and Paul Crease
Date: Sunday 19 January 2020
Venue: Infinity Training Academy, Melbourne, Derby DE73 8FE
Time: 09.30 - 16.30
Fee:  £125
Fee includes extensive online resources 
Accredited: FHT 10 CPD points, CThA 5 CPD points
 £50 for previously trained instructors if places are available towards the end of booking
Please use 'Contact Us' for further information and see course information below.

April 2020 Glasgow (TBC)

Trainers: Anne and Paul Crease
Date: Saturday 25 April 2020 (TBC)
Venue: TBC
Time: 09.00 - 16.30
Fee: £125
Fee includes extensive online resources 
For therapists
Accredited CPD FHT 10, CThA 5 (see pre-requisites)
Refresher £50 for previously trained instructors if places are available towards the end of booking
Contact us for an application form and full course details

IMPACT's coming to Prague!
March 2020

Trainers: Anne and Paul Crease
Private training

IMPACT's coming to Russia!
May 2020, Moscow and St Petersburg

Trainers: Anne and Paul Crease
'Contact us' to be put in touch with the course co-ordinators

Singapore SkillsFuture Course for Caregivers

Dates: Please request details
Registration closing date:
Trainer: Shillina Phua

IMPACT Wellbeing Practitioners' training is a SkillsFuture funded course for caregivers in Singapore.  Please access this link find out more.  Shillina Phua is the trainer and she can be contacted via this website if required.  This is a wonderful opportunity to access training and learn new skills that will be useful to the caregiver as well as to the clients with whom they work. 

IMPACT Wellbeing Instructors' Training UK
The successful training in Leicester was organised for Touchline Training by Louise Baker.  

Remember, our trainings are open to all adults with an interest in wellbeing. 

If you would like to organise your own in-house training for a local group, use the contact form on this website and we will get back to you with information.

"I really enjoyed this course and would highly recommend it to others." Therapist, Leicester

You will find further information below.

Accreditation and information for therapists

This one day course is accredited by therapy organisations Federation of Holistic therapists (FHT) 10 credits and Complementary therapists’ Association (CThA) 5 credits for CPD.  Pre-requisites for therapists in these organisations are level 3 body massage, Swedish Massage or Indian Head Massage. See accreditation page but check with your own organisation if necessary.

Insurance should be available through your therapy insurance.

Course content
The course includes theory and practical work.  The practical work is individual, paired and group work.  The ethos of respect and choice ensures that participants can choose to observe if they do not wish to take part in an activity.   

  • Gain practical experience of relaxation techniques and how they work; breathing and stretching exercises, relaxation and guided visualisation, self-massage and peer massage for head and shoulders and arms and hands.
  • Find out about the causes and effects of stress and the benefits of a mindfulness-based approach.   
  • Consider how to use IMPACT in different settings and how to plan, monitor and evaluate the programme. 

Touchline Training provides: 

  • Accredited professional one day Instructor’s training by experienced trainers 
  • Instructor's Agreement with Instructor's Certificate and registration 
  • Access to password protected resources via the website
  • An on-line instructor’s manual to support the training
  • Audio and image downloads for relaxation and visualisation
  • Prompts and reminders for self massage and peer massage
  • Support and updated materials including video reminders 

"Thank you again for the inspiring course.  I have already introduced the breathing to a few students with success. The fact that this can be used in any situation was important with one boy who was in great distress and the technique was used in the corridor."
Year 10 Learning Manager, Derbyshire 

Organisers provide:

  • A quiet room, in an area where there are no distractions
  • A horseshoe of chairs (no arms) and room to do practical work
  • Refreshments and light lunch (or staff arrange their own lunch)
  • Screen, flip chart, two display tables, display board or similar, LCD* projector.  *Trainer has her own projector if necessary.
  • A delegate list a week before the training to enable certificates to be provided.

Please ‘contact us’ to request accurate costing for your group or organisation.
Thank you

NEW 2019 IMPACT Community Wellbeing Instructors' Training is a one day in-house training course designed to meet the needs of your community (school, residential home, workplace etc.).  We will combine selected relaxation techniques from Kind Hands and IMPACT Workplace Wellbeing and adapt them to suit the needs of your group.  Instructors will benefit from a bespoke wellbeing toolkit and training and work with individuals or groups to help improve their community wellbeing.  

General Course information 

Who attends training?
IMPACT Wellbeing Programme provides effective training for staff working in education and youth services, the care sector, corporate wellbeing and a range of voluntary services that meet the wellbeing of their client groups.  IMPACT Wellbeing Programme may be of interest to GPs who are social prescribing as its relaxation techniques can benefit a range of patients. 

Are the programmes accredited?
IMPACT Wellbeing Programmes are accredited by the Complementary Therapists' Association  (CThA)  and also by the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) for continuing professional development (CPD).  The two courses are 'Workplace Wellbeing for Young People and Adults' and 'Kind Hands Massage Stories and Songs - early years and parents'. Therapists should check the pre-requisits for each programme.

The Instructor's Agreement is our contract, with registration and log in via the website to access resources.

An on-line instructor’s manual with print on demand, audio and image downloads for relaxation and visualisation, outline programme for six session implementation and prompts and reminders for self massage and peer massage. Resources are added regularly.  Instructors are kept up to date with research and studies that support their work and have the ongoing support of their trainer.
Download a copy of the Instructor's Agreement  

Please contact us for information on courses outside the UK. 
Singapore Courses (English language)
The Singapore IMPACT Workplace Wellbeing Trainer is Shillina Phua. 

Contact us to find out more and arrange your team training (in-house).  We are happy to discuss all the options with you to ensure that you receive the provision that suits your needs.  

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