EUROPEAN SPA COURSE

Travel Overseas and Immerse Yourself in the Ancient History of Spas and Healing

This experience is an exciting way to learn more about the history of spas and Roman Baths, European Spa Treatments, and healing while visiting ancient sites at the same time. You will learn about techniques that are used in Europe in the spa industry and visit one of the most famous spas in Europe with natural thermal waters. Of course your experience would not be complete without the access to pools and steam rooms. At the end of this amazing educational experience, you will receive an Official Certificate from the City of Bath College that can be used towards your CEs..
This training has not been reviewed or approved by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges

What is included in this amazing educational experience?

  • Experience the city of London from a double-decker bus with a live tour guide to explain the major points of interest.
  • Take a river cruise in London along the famous River Thames and see famous structures as the Houses of Parliament and the ancient Tower of London.
  • Visit Stonehenge, a prehistoric monument of standing stones, surrounded by burial grounds, believed to have been built between 3,000BC to 2,000BC.
  • Visit and tour the famous Roman Baths--the best-preserved ancient baths in northern Europe.
  • Attend a course that can be used towards 21 hours of continuing education (course details to be announced in late spring)
  • At the end of this course, you will receive an official Certificate from Orion Institute that can be used towards 21 CEs.
  • Experience relaxing spa sessions at the famous Thermae Bath Spa with the soothing vapors of steam rooms infused with aromatic essences such as jasmine, frankincense, lotus flower, sandalwood, or eucalyptus mint.
  • Soak in the Minerva pool and relax in the heated open-air rooftop pool at the famous Thermae Bath Spa overlooking the ancient city of Bath. Robes, towels, slippers, and access to lockers included.
  • Visit Bath Abbey, the last of the great medieval churches in England
  • This trip is open to everyone. For those who are not massage therapists or massage therapy students, you will have the option of other tours (included in the cost).
  • Dates: October 2017

Dates: October 2017

Cost of this Amazing Educational Experience is based on how early you register!!

  • The 2017 early payment dates are still being determined! Check back for updates!

What is included in the cost?

Cost includes flights to and from London, England (departing and returning to Detroit, Michigan), accommodations, tours (mentioned above), Thames River cruise, all coursework/training, spa sessions (with pools and steam rooms), airport and city transfers within England, Official Certificate from City of Bath College, entrance into Stonehenge and entrance into the Roman Bath Museum) and continental breakfast. For full Terms and Conditions and Registration Form, please e-mail jromaker@orion.edu.

What is NOT included in the cost?

All meals (except continental breakfast) and drinks. You are responsible for your own food/drinks and the payment of any activities/travel or purchases of services or items that you may choose that are not listed or included in our program. Tipping is optional and not included.

You must have a valid US passport in order to board the plane. See below for details.

THIS OFFER IS BASED ON A FIRST- COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS. ALL REGISTRATIONS THAT WE RECEIVE PAID IN FULL FIRST TAKE PRIORITY. SHOULD YOUR REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT ARRIVE AND SPACE IS FULL, YOU WILL RECEIVE A FULL REFUND.

If you are will be flying into Detroit from out of state, please speak with us prior to purchasing your plane ticket to Detroit.

Passport Information:

You should allow at least 6 weeks to receive a first time US passport. The cost is $110.00. For expedited processing, it takes about 3 weeks to receive your passport for an additional $60.00.

If you are traveling within 2 weeks or need a passport for a foreign visa within 4 weeks and: Have not yet applied,
please call the National Passport Information Center (1-877-487-2778) to schedule an appointment and schedule an appointment with a Passport Agency.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT jromaker@orion.edu or call 419-874-4496 and ask for the Director.

Testimonials

Fran Breitner

“The European Spa Trip is a beautiful combination of history, culture, and knowledge. The hands-on classes are phenomenal and help to rejuvenate, inspire, and increase the confidence of massage therapists regardless of how long they have been practicing.”

Fran Breitner

LMT

Sarah Bellman

“This trip was life changing! I have been a LMT for over 13 years and feel so re-charged and inspired to fulfill my professional goals…I am so grateful for being in a group setting to experience London and Bath—it helped me to have my own adventures because I felt safe. This trip will benefit me for a lifetime so thank you for such an amazing professional and personal trip of a lifetime!”

Sarah Bellman

LMT

Trina Lovins

“This trip was amazing—rich in history and knowledge. It was the opportunity of a lifetime. Thank you for making it possible!”

Trina Lovins

LMT

Paula Ellerbrock

“A wonderful blend of sightseeing and massage education.”

Paula Ellerbrock

LMT

More Testimonials

Jill Bernthisel

“Thank you for this one-of-a-kind experience! I have been exposed to different culture, people, and landscapes. I’ve been educated internationally in areas of my profession in which I don’t usually participate in or am familiar with. I have grown personally, professionally, and re-connected with myself on this trip. My mind / body and future are revitalized and clear. The new friends and colleagues are a true blessing. Thank you from my heart. I loved it.”

Jill Bernthisel

BSc., LMBT, LMT

Lynn Lehnert

“As a massage therapist I felt the history of massage and the Roman baths on this trip was very impactful. Spiritually you could have a sense of connection with those before us.”

Lynn Lehnert

LMT
Healing Through Touch
doTERRA Wellness Advocate

Pam Rezk

“I loved this trip, the classes, the teachers—all of it ! As a LMT, doing several massages a day, you can get into a routine doing the same thing. This trip helped to refresh and rejuvenate me within my practice.”

Pam Rezk

LMT

Michelle Smolenski

“This was an amazing and lovely trip! I am so glad I decided to come. This is something I may not have ever done on my own so I am thankful for you for arranging this amazing and beautiful experience.”

Michelle Smolenski

LMT
Be Well Massage Therapy