Kathy Scott – Skin health, facials and complementary therapies – North Yorkshire
Kathy Scott North Yorkshire

Ginger Tree Academy near Richmond, North Yorkshire is where new and experienced complementary therapists from across the North of England come to learn new skills and perfect their craft. Specialising in skin health, facials and complementary therapies, there is something for everyone.

The Academy is owned and run by Kathy Scott of the award-winning Ginger Tree Holistic Skin Clinic. Highly regarded for quality treatments, expert knowledge, and exceptional skill. Kathy started the Academy to offer others the opportunity to learn from the best, experience the joy of helping others through hands-on therapy and the reality of running a business. Kathy’s specialist areas are skin health, facials and complementary therapies.

There are three ways we can help;

  1. As an Education Partner with Phoenix Holistic & Complementary Beauty Training, Ginger Tree Academy provides high quality, flexible learning through RVQ/NVQ Level 3 City & Guilds Ofqual registered qualifications for those wanting to become a professional practitioner. Courses include, Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Cancer Touch Therapy, with further courses in Facial Treatments, including electricals, Body Massage and Aromatherapy coming soon.


  1. We also offer short courses to those who to those interested in trying their hand at learning a complementary therapy skill or want to help friends and family. These non-professional practitioner short courses include Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Body Massage, Facials and offer a taster introductory one-day workshop. They are perfect for those who want to dip their toe in the water to see which therapies suit them best.


  1. Ginger Tree also provides training for those therapists who already have an RVQ/NVQ in a Complementary therapy area but want to increase their knowledge and fine tune their skills by adding additional skills to further their career in the industry.

Our partnership with Phoenix allows us to offer you a blended, flexible approach to your theoretical learning through an online learning platform, Zoom classes, WhatsApp support groups, tutorials and guided self-learning.

Practical learning, assessments, examinations where applicable takes place in the tranquil, elegant training rooms of Ginger Tree Clinic near to Scotch Corner where the A66 and A1 intersect, making it easily accessible by car from the North East, North West and North Yorkshire. Darlington railway station is only 20 minutes away for those travelling by train.

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