Our team is here to support you in your learning, to help you to fully develop your potential as a therapist and to ensure that what you are learning is relevant and current.
SenSpa Academy Director, Lina Lotto has had a lifelong interest in holistic health and wellbeing. Since 1996 she has worked in spa development, management and marketing, having lived and worked in Thailand, Australia, USA and the UK. Lina was Programmes Director on the board of the Thai Spa Association and worked as Spa Consultant to Dusit Group in Thailand, establishing the first three of its Devarana spas. She is Spa Director at SenSpa.
Principal Tutor, Dinah Pickering has lived and worked in Thailand and is well versed in Thai culture, spa culture and a variety of therapies. She has worked as a spa consultant, lecturer and trainer in the UK, Malaysia, India, Singapore and Australia and has contributed to the recent spa foundation degree for Southampton University. Dinah was part of the VTCT Technical Expert Group commissioned to develop unit content for the VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Thai Massage (QCF).
Tutor, Tina Herridge has worked in the spa industry for over a decade. As Therapy and Training Manager for SenSpa, Tina brings her highly developed skills in therapy as well as a wealth of experience in operational spa management, standards and processes. She develops treatment and training modules that integrate beauty and wellness and is an experienced teacher and trainer. Tina has helped many therapists raise their skill levels to those required in the spa industry. Tina trained in Thai massage in Bangkok.
Director of Sales and Marketing, Gemma Gilbert has over 10 years sales and marketing experience in the hospitality and spa sectors. Gemma’s marketing team ensure we understand and keep up to date with the requirements of the sector so that our courses reflect the needs of spas and the therapy sector and include skills that are relevant and desirable.
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