The Wellpark College massage programmes are designed to encompass the many and varied approaches to massage, offering students choice of direction and emphasis. Diploma and certificate programmes are wide-ranging, from relaxation massage to full structural remedial work, from the energetic to the more physical and physiological approach of sports therapy.
Faculty of Yoga
The Yoga and Yoga Therapy programmes run at Wellpark, are two of New Zealand's leading yoga courses. Our year long diploma programmes enable you to go on to teach this ancient discipline, certified to practise internationally.
Faculty of Naturopathy
Since 2010, Wellpark College has been proud to offer New Zealands first Degree in Naturopathy. You will gain an extensive knowledge in a variety of health sciences, and complete in-depth studies of a wide range of natural therapies. Graduates may choose to obtain a Diploma in Herbal Medicine and/or Nutrition by sitting additional papers at the end of their Bachelor programme.
Faculty of Ayurveda
The Wellpark College Ayurvedic programmes are unique in the western world, teaching you an understanding of the philosophies and principles underpinning Ayurveda, how to relate Ayurvedic concepts to the development of wellbeing, the role of nutrition in Ayurvedic health, how to carry out Ayurvedic body therapies and apply a basic range of Ayurvedic spices, and culminating in supervised clinical practice.
Faculty of Nutrition
With the 2 Year Wellpark Diploma of Nutrition programme you will gain a comprehensive understanding of how to manage health and wellbeing through nutrition, gaining an in-depth knowledge in a variety of health sciences including anatomy and physiology, chemistry, biochemistry, pathology, microbiology and diagnosis.
Faculty of Herbal Medicine
Herbal Medicine utilises herbs backed by vigorous research in a clinical setting, to assist the healing of patients in respect of their body, mind and spirit. During this programme you will gain an intimate understanding of the healing power of plants from an energetic, pharmacology and research perspective, developing your understanding of the clinical practice of herbal medicine with the support of experienced practitioners, integrating theoretical training with actual practice.
Faculty of Aromatherapy
The Wellpark Aromatherapy Diploma and certificate programmes provide you with a deep appreciation of this life enhancing modality, where you will develop your skills and understanding, gain an intimate understanding of the healing power of aromatherapy oils, their actions, indications and contraindications. Your training is enhanced through extensive clinical experience providing you with the skills, experience and confidence to leave as a highly qualified aromatherapist.