Massage & Skin Care

The Cancer Exercise Training Institute is proud to partner with Christine Clinton and Wellness for Life.

Christine Clinton has been involved in the Health and Wellness sector for over 30 years. Christine started in Dublin, Ireland, with a Diploma in Health and Exercise studies and went on to become Qualified in Therapeutic Massage, Skincare, Aromatherapy, Reflexology , Reiki, Lymphatic Drainage, Energy Medicine and The PECO program.

Christine was an International Examiner for a UK awarding body for over 10 years and has taught in many countries around the globe.

In 2007 she received certification in Medical Massage for cancer patients from Memorial Sloan- Kettering. In 2008 Clinical training in Mind Body Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Christine created an International award wining 3 day Cancer Care certification program for Spas and Schools.

Her global partners include some of the most prestigious brands in wellness today. Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton, Gharieni, On Board Spas and Voya to name a few. Christine has been a guest speaker at the World Spa & Wellness conference in Dubai & Thailand, and at Olympia Beauty London.

She chairs the Wellness For Children Initiative through the Global Wellness Institute. She is an Ambassador for the First 1,000 days of Life and is a facilitator for UN & WHO program WHISkids.


Some Courses offer NCBTMB accreditation of 24 credits and International certification

Cancer Care Certification Program – 3 Days

This 3 day award winning program offers both onsite and online training, whichever meets the needs of your Spa, School or Wellness Facility. As a founding member of SATCC (Standards Authority for Touch In Cancer Care) and a graduate of Leading Cancer Center Memorial Sloan Kettering In NYC,  I bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the program.

We will cover 6 modules over 3 days.

Module 1. What is Cancer

Module 2. How is Cancer Treated

Module 3. Side Effects Of Cancer Treatments (Both Long Term and Short Term)

Module 4. Recommended Ingredients/Products

Module 5. Safe & Effective Spa Services

Module 6. Prevention and Wellness

For International Certification there is a requirement to complete 10 Case Studies.

Sound & Touch In Cancer Care – 1 Day

The Use of Sound, Frequency and Vibration as healing therapies have been used since the beginning of recorded history.

Science is finally catching up with Sound Healing practices used by ancient civilizations. We know that sound travels about four times faster through water then it does through air. Our bodies are said to be 70% water so it makes sense that the ancient healing practice of sound would be a natural choice to release stress.

We offer a one day workshop for therapists who have an existing knowledge of oncology massage.

Himalayan Salt Stone Massage – 1 Day

The History of Himalayan salt use for therapeutic benefit dates back over millions of years.

Himalayan Pink Salt is mined in the Salt Range of the Himalayan Mountains, Punjab, Pakistan.

The salt contains 84 trace minerals including Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium and Sodium.

Sodium is essential for a number of processes within the body including

1. Maintaining Fluid Balance

2. Preventing Low Blood Pressure

3. Facilitating Nerve and Muscle Function.

This one day workshop offers an opportunity to both give and receive a Salt Stone Massage while understanding the unique benefits associated with this treatment.

Wellness for Life Program – 2 Days

This two day education program offers a real understanding of what it means to be well.

Sharing science from the Global Wellness Institute, one will learn about The Circadian Rhythm, The Microbiome, Nutrition, Mindfulness, Meditation and Mental Health.

How to use simple strategies to incorporate wellness practices into your everyday life to enhance your overall sense of well being.

The First 1,000 days of Life – 2 Days

A unique 2 day program for those preparing to conceive right up to the first two years of the life of your child.

The first of its kind, an evidence based learning experience with data from world renowned Doctor Sergio Pecorelli.

Understanding The Four Pillars of Wellness as it pertains to parenting and life style.

Please email for pricing. Group discounts available.


Our Immersion with Christine in the Cancer Care Training was so complete.  Christine exudes genuine compassion and kindness and has an innate ability to really connect with people.  Her knowledge of cancer care, from contributing causes through diagnostic processes,  treatments, side effects and recovery is extensive and reassuring.  Christine instilled confidence in and inspired our therapists to skilfully care for guests at all stages of the cancer journey.  The real magic happened when we had local Balinese women  (25 different people during the 4 day course), living with various stages of cancer come to be our ‘models’.  Christine created such a safe, non judgemental, loving space for beautiful healing treatments to take place.  The love was palpable to all.

We highly recommend Christine and her training and encourage other spas to spread the love by investing in training their team and offering Cancer Care treatments.

Luisa Anderson – Four Seasons, Bali

After 12-14 years in the massage business this course was a long time on my mind as we were continuously turning people away who had no idea they were contra-indicated to treatments. I found this course uplifting, educational and enlightening. The course educator, Christine Clinton, is highly knowledgeable with a vast expanse of experience to impart. I feel I can competently go forward to treat people that were formerly a “no-go area.” Thanks a million Christine. A job well done. I think this course will impact my career hugely in a positive way.

Joan – Tranquility Spa, County Wexford, Ireland

In the past, therapists were often taught cancer was a contraindication for massage. Unfortunately, this was translated to mean, “don’t touch people with cancer”. Even though we now know this is no longer true, many therapists, because of a lack of training, are working with cancer clients using primarily their intuition for guidance and hoping for the best. No longer is it necessary, however, to guess how to work with these very deserving spa guests. Christine Clinton has shown us how touch therapy treatments for people living with cancer has the power to open hearts, offer comfort and predominantly change lives. Christine trains, guides and offers ongoing support to therapists when treating spa guests during the challenging times of cancer treatment. Her incredible knowledge and personal experiences are evident in her excellent training. We are so thankful to have crossed paths with Christine and are very proud to be associated with touch therapy. We wouldn’t jeopardise our reputation by removing touch therapy from our treatment menu now. Touch therapy is here to stay!

Gina Groves – Nádur Spa, Ballygarry House Hotel & Spa, Leebrook, Tralee, Co Kerry