Welcome to Ginger Tree Academy for training in skin and complementary therapies for both new and qualified therapists.
It takes a high level of skill, in-depth knowledge and plenty of passion to become the best therapist you can be. Here at Ginger Tree Academy we help you develop your therapeutic skills, improve your knowledge and learn how to better manage your beauty, skincare or complementary therapy business.
Based near Richmond, North Yorkshire on the beautiful country estate of Aske near Scotch Corner, Ginger Tree Academy is easily accessible by car from the A1 and the A66 and only 20 minutes from Darlington railway station. Training is delivered by highly qualified teachers with extensive experience who are keen to share their knowledge in advanced skin therapy, homeopathy, massage, reflexology, hair, make-up and other beauty therapies to inspire you to become the best therapist you can be.

Professional Courses

All courses will have some element of online teaching via Teachable.com and Zoom tutorials, as well as face to face learning at Ginger Tree’s premises, Aske Stables, Richmond, North Yorkshire.

About Us

Training at Ginger Tree Academy is delivered by Kathy Scott, a highly qualified facialist and complementary therapist with 20 years’ experience in advanced skin therapy, homeopathy, massage, reflexology, hair, make-up and beauty therapies. Prior to this, Kathy worked in industry as a Training and Development Manager and Facilitator in the world of corporate and personal values. She is a natural teacher who enjoys sharing her extensive knowledge with her students to inspire new and experienced therapists to hone their skills, to enable them to become the best therapists they can be.

Kathy’s salon, Ginger Tree Holistic Skin and Lifestyle Clinic near Richmond, North Yorkshire, has won numerous awards and recognition as a highly regarded skincare and complementary therapy salon. She knows what it takes to become an outstanding therapist valued highly by her clients. Having been self-employed for over 25 years, Kathy also knows how to run a successful small business and here at Ginger Tree Academy she will be sharing her knowledge with her students to help them develop and run their own successful complementary therapy, skin health and beauty businesses.

Courses offered at Ginger Tree Academy include short courses for those who are interested in trying their hand at learning a new therapy, to fully accredited NVQ courses for those who wish to become professional therapists and gain a recognised qualification from City & Guilds or CIBTAC.

For all her students, Kathy is passionate about the importance of high quality training and raising standards in the industry.  At Ginger Tree Academy training is designed to ensure students leave with the confidence and skills  needed to practice safely and effectively in their chosen therapy.

Kathy Scott, Founder

Let Ginger Tree Academy help you become the therapist you wish you could visit.

Fully Insured

Qualified Educators

Lifelong Learning

Contact us:


T: 07891 481090

E: training@gingertreeacademy.co.uk



7 Aske Stables



North Yorkshire

DL10 5HG



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