Barbican Therapies Past Events

Free Talk - Thursday 26th April 2018 at 6.30pm.

Come and join us for an interactive presentation from PipEssence to find out how water alchemy can assist you with your own personal resonance, health and higher levels of living.

Pippa Handley-Cooke will be sharing her stories in the creation of the PipEssence blends and will share techniques that tap into the sacred art of water memory and how this translates in today’s evolving world.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Indian Head Massage Workshop - Saturday 15th & 22nd April 2017, 10am - 1pm.

Indian Head Massage is a complete treatment working on the shoulders, arms, neck, head and face. It is an exceptionally relaxing massage and can help to relieve tired and congested muscles in the shoulders and neck. Indian Head Massage is also good for mental fatigue.

The workshop will enable you to use Indian Head Massage with your friends and family. The cost per person for the two mornings is £45.

Half Price Day - Friday 21st April 2017, 10am - 7pm.

Sports, Deep Tissue, Holistic and Swedish Massage. Indian Head Massage. £20 for one hour!

Couples Massage Workshop - Saturday 13th May 2017, 10am - 4pm.

Follow up workshops available for Couples who have attended and would like to learn more or refresh their massage skills.

Follow up workshops available for people who have already taken part in the workshop.

Price per person is £50.

Would you like to learn to massage your partner with sensuous essential oils. The one day workshop is designed to enable you to learn about what oils can really relax and create a sensuous environment when used with simple massage techniques. By the end of the workshop you will be able to confidently give your partner a full body massage and also have a fun and relaxing day whilst learning some new skills.

Half Price Treatment's Day - Friday 29th July from 10am - 7pm.

£20 for one hour! Available for: Sports, Swedish, Deep Tissue and Holistic Massage and Indian Head Massage.

Half Price day with Lorraine Chamberlain - Shamanic Healer.

Thursday 21st July. A 90 minute appointment at £32.50.

Introductory Half Price Treatment day - Geo Thermal Therapy (hot and cold stone massage).

This fresh, new therapy at the Barbican Therapy centre is a two hour appointment. A restorative treatment with the application of hot and cold stones and massage. It will leave you feeling refreshed and energised.

Limited places available. £45.

Open day at the Barbican Therapy Centre. Saturday June 6th, 10am - 4pm. “Home to heart”.

This is an invitation to explore ways in which we can gently come home to who we truly are. There will be opportunities to experience stillness through, holistic therapies, massage, aromatherapy, Reiki, Indian head massage, meditation, creative writing and gentle music.

There will throughout the day be opportunities to share in compassionate conversation for those who would like to.

You are welcome to spend the day with us or simply dip in for a short time, as you wish.

We will offer drinks throughout the day and you are invited to bring something light to share at lunch time.

This day is our gift, there is no charge. All are welcome. You can contact us to book or simply for more information on 01752 266002.

Homeopathy Half Price Consultations with Janet Taylor.

Wednesday 17th December and Wednesday 14th January 2015, 10am - 7pm.

Half Price Treatment's Day - Thursday 25th September 2014.

With Antoinett Bruin: Acupuncture, Hypnotherapy, Tuina, Past life regression, Facial revitalisation acupuncture or massage.

Half Price Treatment's Day - Friday 5th September 2014, 10am - 7pm.

Available at half price are: Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Traditional Thai Massage, Thai Foot Massage, Thai Hot Herb Steam Poultice Massage (£25), Reiki, Deep Tissue, Swedish, Sports and Holistic Massage, Neal's Yard Organic products Facial, Indian Head Massage and Hot Stone Massage (£25). £20 for one hour!

What Elizabethan herbs are still used today?

Enjoy a fragrant summer evening in the Elizabethan gardens browsing the herbs and using them yourself to make a Tussie mussie.

Closing meditation by Allison Trott from the Barbican Therapy Centre.

Friday 21st June, 6pm - 7pm. Elizabethan Garden, New St, The Barbican.

Led by Sara Hills; Medical Herbalist BSc(Hons) MNIMH.

Half Price Treatments Day - Monday 24th June, 10am - 7pm.

£20 for a one hour treatment in either: Acupuncture, Aromatherapy Massage, Deep Tissue, Sports/Remedial, Holistic, Hot Stone, Pregnancy Massage, Hopi Ear Candles with facial (half an hour), Indian Head Massage and Reiki.

Half Price Homeopathic consultation with Janet Taylor or Herbal Medicine consultation with Sara Hills - Friday 19th April, from 10am - 7pm.

£20 today for a consultation with Janet or Sara.

Half Price Treatments Day - Monday 29th April, 10am - 7pm.

£20 for a one hour treatment in either: Aromatherapy Massage, Deep Tissue, Sports/Remedial, Holistic, Shaitsu and Traditional Thai Massage, Reflexology, Indian Head Massage and Reiki.

Half Price Homeopathic Consultation with Janet Taylor, or Shiatsu with Frances Rayner.

Friday 24th May 10am - 7pm. £20 today!

Half Price Treatments Day with Antoinett Bruin - Friday 19th December, 10am - 7pm.

Available treatments: Acupuncture, Facial revitalisation acupuncture and massage, Tuina (Chinese massage), Hypnotherapy and Pastlife regression.

Half Price Treatments Day - Friday 15th March, 10am - 7pm.

We are offering you the opportunity to have a half price treatment in any of the following:

  • Osteopathy with Sarah Sidoli.
  • Homeopathy with Janet Taylor.
  • Herbal Medicine consultation with Sara Hills.

On this day you can book an appointment for £22.50, (£24 for Homeopathy) instead of £45 per session. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Lomi Lomi Massage with Nelly Gauch.

Throughout the month of February Nelly is offering a 2 hour Lomi Lomi massage at the reduced price of £70. Call us to book yourself in.

Open Evening - Thursday 28th February, 6pm - 8.30pm.

Join us for an entertaining, informative, sociable and fun evening! Everyone is Welcome (free entry).


  • 6PM - Welcome drink on arrival.
  • 6.15PM - Sarah Hyde will be teaching you to apply a restorative head and shoulder massage for use with your friends and family (practical session, repeated at 7pm).
  • 6.40PM - Herb tea making and tasting with fresh herbs with Sara Hills, qualified Herbalist (repeated at 7.45pm).
  • 7PM - Janet Taylor's talk on Homeopathy and first aid in the home.
  • 7.30PM - 15 minute guided meditation with Ali Trott (repeated at 8.15pm).

Reiki taster sessions available with Frances Rayner.

Half Price Treatments Day - Friday 5th September.

10am - 7pm.

Homeopathy Introductory Offer.

A course of 3 consultations and treatments enables Janet Taylor to get to know you better, to find the right remedy for you and to get treatment firmly established. For this reason Janet is offering a course of 3 consultations for first time clients at a special, introductory price.

  • CHILDREN: Book your first 3 consultations for just £75 inclusive.
  • ADULTS: Book your first 3 consultations for just £100 inclusive.
Half Price Reiki Days.

Every Tuesday. Our Reiki Master Joanie Ware will be available for half price reiki sessions.

The World's Biggest Coffee Morning.

Join us on Friday 28th September 2012. From 11am - 2pm at Barbican Therapy Centre to:

Drink tea, eat cakes, enjoy a taster session and ultimately to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support.

Open Evening at the Barbican Therapy Centre - Thursday 18 October, 6pm - 8.30pm.

Would you like to know more about Hypnotherapy, Homeopathy, Zero Balancing and our other therapies available at our warm and friendly centre? Drop in to our open evening for free talks, short meditation, information, chat and a free glass of wine or non alcoholic drink.

Everyone is welcome and please bring your friends along to our relaxing and informal evening.

Programme for the evening:

  • 6.30pm - Welcome and Drinks.
  • 7pm to 7.30pm - The Principles of Homeopathy with Janet Taylor.
  • 7.45pm - 15 minute Meditation.
Holistic Neal's Yard Organic Products Pamper Parties.

The Barbican Therapy Centre will come to you and create a relaxing and fun ambience, bringing beautiful organic remedies for your body and soul from the quality organic Neal’s Yard range.

We can provide:

  • A tailored relaxing and rejuvenating facial.
  • Refreshing foot massage and scrub.
  • Soothing hand and arm massage.
  • Tension releasing neck and shoulder massage.

The evening will cost you £100, so the more of you the less you will have to pay individually. (Groups of 6 minimum and 12 maximum.) The host will receive a luxurious Orange & Geranium body scrub and we will bring plenty of free samples.

Wednesday and Friday evenings available. To book, or for more information without obligation. Call 01752 266002 or email us on Independent Consultants for Neal's Yard.

Association Nepal - Saturday 23 June 2012, 11am - 4pm.

Free Entry - All donations to Association Nepal.

The day will be hosted by Marion Beauregard and we will be raising money for Association Nepal. Book your taster session to ensure your place.

  • Presentation by Marion Beauregard about Association Nepal at 11.30.
  • Half an hour taster sessions between 12-3pm.
  • One hour group dynamic relaxation and visualization 2-3pm.

3.30 Auction of Treatments to include: Hypnotherapy session, Indian Head Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Remedial/Sport Massage and more.

We had a super day at the Barbican Therapy Centre on Saturday 23 June to raise money for Association Nepal, presented by Marion Beauregard the vice president of the charity. At the end of the day we raised £185 from an auction, donations and sales from some beautiful hand crafted jewelery from Nepal.

A very BIG Thank you to everyone who attended and special thanks to: Marion Beauregard, Jo Galer for the delicious cup cakes, Thai in the Park and the practitioners from the Barbican Therapy Centre.

Amnestea Party - Saturday 10 March 2012, 11am - 4pm.

Join us to drink tea and raise money for Amnestea International, hosted by Heather Morfett. We will be offering taster sessions and an auction of treatments donated by the practitioners at the Barbican Therapy Centre.

A big Thank you to everyone who supported our AmnesTea Party on Saturday 10th March. Heather, Jodie and Ali raised just over £70 for Amnesty International.

Open Day and 5th Year Birthday celebrations.

Join us to raise money for a local Children's Charity and 5th year Birthday celebrations of the Barbican Therapy Centre. Please come and support us; we will be offering taster sessions in Indian Head Massage, Reflexology, Aromatherapy, Deep Tissue Massage, Reiki and Neal's yard Facial massage. There will be informative talks on Complementary Health and of course delicious Birthday cake and drinks to welcome you and your friends and family. An auction of treatments will take place and all proceeds will be donated to the designated charity. To book yourself in for a taster session call us at the centre on 01752 266002.

We raised £210 for the local charity Friends and Families situated in Virginia House in Plymouth, by taster sessions and an auction of treatments donated by the practitioners from the Barbican Therapy Centre.

Respect Festival - Sunday 30 October 2011, 11am - 5pm.

The Barbican Therapy Centre will be offering free taster sessions in Indian Head Massage, neck and shoulder or hand massage. We will also be bringing along some gorgeous Neal's Yard products. Join us at the Guildhall on Sunday 30 October from 11am - 5pm.

Afrikids Open Day - Saturday 25 June 2011, 11am - 4pm.

Our Afrikids open day on Saturday 25 June 2011, went really well with some very good talks from the practitoners working from the centre. We raised just under £200 for Afrikids from an auction, with therapies donated from the practitoners, taster sessions and the sale of some gorgeous things from Afrikids and we still have some items left, so drop in and see if there is anything that takes your fancy. We have an amazing hand made weaved basket for £30, some cotton jim jams for men and some lovely cards. Watch this space for some pictures of the day!

A big thank you to everyone who took part and donated money for Afrikids, what a great cause. We couldn't have done it without your support.

Amnestea Party - 2011.

The BARBICAN THERAPY CENTRE held an AmnesTEA Party last Saturday (19 March), hosted by Heather Morfett, in aid of the human rights organisation AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. We would like to thank the therapists who gave talks on: Nutrition (Ali Trott), Mindfulness (Heather Rose), Alexander Technique (Sarah Mugan), Cognitive Hypnotherapy (Marc Craig), Sound Healing (Di Stewart) & Hormone Yoga (Diane Bohme), and thanks to Denise Andrew for those gorgeous pink cakes!

We would like to thank local traders who donated gifts for the auction: Peardrops the Jewellers, 4orty5ive art gallery, Sarah Halliday hand made jewelery, Marc Craig art work, and NU Yu.

Therapists also offered free treatments in Aromatherapy, Reflexology and Reiki.

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who took part and helped us raise over £150!

The World's Biggest Coffee Morning.

On Friday 24th September, the Barbican Therapy Centre hosted the World's Biggest Coffee Morning in association with Shirley Valentine's Taverna to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. We offered taster sessions in Reflexology, Aromatherapy, Traditional Thai Massage and Indian Head Massage. Guests received a free cuppa and took part in a raffle with great prizes!

All proceeds went to Macmillan Cancer Support and in total we raised around £160! A huge thank you for your support and to everybody who took part!

Amnestea Party - 2010.

The Barbican Therapy Centre hosted an “AMNESTEA PARTY” in support of Amnesty International on Sat 27th Feb. Heather Morfett, who offers Integrative Counselling at the Barbican Therapy Centre is a supporter of Amnesty International and organised the event.

The centre was busy with people drinking tea to raise money to support human rights, enjoying free talks and therapy sessions, as well as the auction of quality products donated by local traders – thank you to: The Tudor Rose Tea Rooms, Vicky Sewart Jewellery, Sarah Haliday, Peardrops, The Terrace, Interior Heaven and Rockys Restaurant.

The day was a great success and we raised £200 – a big THANK YOU to everyone who took part!

May Open Day - 22 May 2010.

It was a relaxing day with approximately 20 people attending. We offered taster sessions in Indian Head Massage, Aromatheraphy and Reflexology.

Heather Morfett, Mary Baker and Ali Trott raised £100 for the Huntington' s Chorea Charity. Well done to us and a big Thank You to the people who attended the day and gave their generous support. With thanks from the team at the Barbican Therapy Centre.

Quest Festival - July 2010, 9am - 11am.

We had a great time at Quest offering treatments in Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Indian Head Massage and Tarot Readings. We met some some really nice folks and Heather, Beth and Ali were very very busy all weekend. We did have some time to enjoy some great live music in the evenings. A big Thank you to Pete and Lucy for all their help and to John and Al for putting up our lovely Moroccan tent. We are looking forward to next year.

Mind Matters Event - Saturday 4 September 2010.

The Mind Matters Day took place in Plymouth City Centre on the Piazza. We attended the event and were offering free taster sessions in Traditional Thai massage, Indian Head Massage and Shiatsu. It was a busy day for Ali, Nitch and Antje who were busy all day with taster sessions. We met lots of new people and received some very positive feedback. Quite a few people booked in for our Pamper Evening and Half Price Treatments day. Thank you to Nitch and Antje for taking part in the Mind Matters Event.