Tutor Profile – Samantha James

Tutor Profile – Samantha James

Samantha James
Tutor  for Holistic Therapies Training.
Founder  of the Focus Project

Sports therapist at Hands on Clinic braunton

Samantha has worked in the Health and Social Care sector and been a tutor for alternative education for a combined 24 years.

She has a passion for teaching small groups, giving more tutor contact time and ensuring every student feels competent and confident during the course, adapting the delivery of the course to your unique learning style. Holistic Therapies Training holds the strong belief that tutors teach at the individuals pace and ability at that time which is also Sam’s ethos. She enjoys business and personal mentoring, giving each student the confidence to pursue their dreams.

She also runs the Focus Project, an under 25’s youth skills charity. Delivering one to one and small group training to young people who have bad experiences of education. By using an holistic approach to deliver supported education, practical work experience, health and fitness and mentoring, the young person can then set goals to achieve self-development and employability courses from entry Level to full diplomas.

Current qualifications:

  • ITEC Dip in body massage
  • ITEC Dip in sports massage
  • VTCT hot stones massage
  • Masters reiki
  • VCTC Complementary Therapies
  • Oriental face massage
  • Thai foot massage
  • VTCT Indian head massage
  • Warm bamboo massage
  • Pregnancy massage
  • Level 3 Bowen
  • First aid at work
  • City & Guilds PTLL’s
  • VTCT Assessors


On-going training

VTCT: Personal Trainer

VTCT: Yoga instructor

VTCT: Invigilating tests and exams