Offering accredited training in holistic therapies & facials to salons, spas, experienced practitioners & budding therapists - ensuring you master the skills needed to offer a great treatment and secure long term clients. Taught by industry professionals who are experts in training and running health and wellness businesses.


Sughra Khaliq and Kirstie Sherriff first met 20 years ago brought together by a passion for training. Back then Pinks Academy was an Award Winning, nationally recognised training school teaching over 1000 students a year in fast track, NVQ level treatments from facials to reflexology. As there journey continued the become involved in a number of international spa projects, created product and spa clothing brands between them. But when they decided to move away from Pinks Academy in 2013 there passion for training remained and now 10 years on they are bringing that passion back and with it a new look Pinks Academy aimed at helping those therapist committed to being the very best they can be for themselves and their clients.


All of our courses are accredited by the Complementary Medical Association (CMA) and will allow you to get insurance on completion of your course. The list of courses below are just the beginning, we hope to be adding more very soon.

  • Certificate in Indonesian Massage
  • Diploma in Facials
  • Diploma in Reflexology
  • Diploma in Swedish Body Massage
  • Diploma in Pregnancy Full Body Massage
  • Certificate in Indian Head Massage/Eastern Scalp Therapy

Wow, what a course

Kirstie really knows here stuff!

The course was super enjoyable,

friendly and accessible. I learned

I learned way more than I expected

My clients are in for a treat

- Leanne Smith

Loved every minute

Thoroughly enjoyed my training with Sughra.

Her knowledge is awesome and so was

her patience with all my questions!!

Definitely got me off on the right track and

I was inspired to move into training myself.

- Jeni Broughton

Relaxing and supportive

I can’t recommend Sughra highly enough.

I was a petrified mature student when

I started my studies and she was so helpful

and supportive, quickly making me feel

more relaxed and comfortable.

- Anne Perry

So much knowledge!

Kirstie's breadth of knowledge in the

beauty, wellbeing and spa treatments

is second to none, and her passion for

the industry shines through.

Thank you Kirstie for guiding me through!

- Natalie Chang


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