Spa Education Academy
To make spa management qualifications more accessible and ensure they are delivered to a high academic level
Kathryn Dowthwaite-Blay MA has been in the Beauty, Spa and Wellness industry for 20 years. Starting her career in therapy and working her way into management roles in commercial Spas and Higher and Further Educational Colleges and Universities. Kathryn has worked in London, Australia, Bermuda, Turkey, Dominican Republic and Steiner Cruise Ships, gaining a wide variety of experience to share with her students. Kathryn qualified as a lecturer, Assessor, Internal Verifier and works as External Examiner for CIBTAC.
Kathryn was promoted to Manage a Beauty, Make up and Complementary Therapy College Curriculum Department, before studying for her Masters in International Spa Management at The University of Derby where she was then employed to lead the world renowned Spa Management Degree programmes. Kathryn was online Spa Management Degree tutor and advises on the creation of Spa HE Degree programmes. Kathryn has had her work published, spoken at Spa Conferences, lectures Spa Management, takes part in research and offers bespoke training for the prospective Spa Manager and Spa Educators. Kathryn is passionate about sharing her knowledge and enthusiasm for Spa and enjoys collaborating and contributing to the body of knowledge.
For those already in a leadership role or wanting to progress into spa management
- Study Online around your commitments from anywhere in the world
- ITEC and CIBTAC Accredited Qualifications
- Invest in qualifying your spa team
For lecturers teaching or aspiring to teach Level 4 and above
Be confident teaching Spa and learn to make your courses more academic
- One Day Course