Course Tutors


Lorna Forrester RMT DCA DIR DOSM SMTO - Principal of Scottish Massage Schools. Lorna is a practising Remedial and Sports Massage Therapist, Clinical Aromatherapist, Reflexologist and On-Site Massage Therapist in Edinburgh, and runs her own company offering Massage in the Workplace to businesses throughout the UK.


Barbara Fairbairn DSM RMT SMTO - leader of the Swedish Massage course in Edinburgh. Barbara works in a busy practice using Swedish, Remedial and Sports Massage, Emotional Freedom Technique and Thai Foot Massage. She also teaches on a Health & Fitness course for another Edinburgh college.


Simon Dickson DSM RMT DARM DCA leader of the Swedish Massage course in Aberdeen and Edinburgh.  Simon runs a busy practice in Bridge of Allan using Advanced Remedial Massage, Clinical Aromatherapy, Reflexology and Advanced Beauty techniques.


Diane Duguid RMT DSM SMTO – leader of the Swedish Massage course in Perth. Diane runs a busy clinic in Edinburgh where she practises as a Remedial Massage Therapist & Reflexologist.


Richard Hogg DARM DOSM DipPSM MAEPH CThA –  leader of the Remedial & Sports Massage courses in Aberdeen and Edinburgh. Richard is a practicing Advanced Remedial Massage Therapist, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Reiki Master, and On-site Massage Therapist. Richard also teaches First Aid as his 'day job'.


Gavin Cooper DARM RMT DSpM –  leader of the Remedial & Sports Massage course in Perth but also runs the Sports Event Massage courses in Aberdeen and Edinburgh.

Gavin teaches full-time on the Sports Therapy course for City of Glasgow College and runs a busy clinic in the Fife area as an Advanced Remedial Massage Therapist.

Sport is Gavin's passion! He is a keen cyclist, racing competitively since the age of 15, but has been involved in a variety of sports from a participation, organisational and treatment perspective, for over 15 years.


Moira M Watson DARM RMT DOSM HNDAroma SMTO DipCE - leader of the Advanced Remedial Massage course in Aberdeen and Edinburgh. Moira runs a busy practice in Inverness'shire, practising Advanced Remedial Massage, CranioSacral Therapy, On-Site Massage, Aromatherapy, Indian Head Massage and offers a confidential 1:1 guidance & support service to Therapists.


Dr Robert Goodrum PT. DO. COC. MSc. ITEC. FA. MCSP. SRP Robbie is Registered with The General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) and he is a state registered Physiotherapist HPC. He is a member of the chartered society of Physiotherapists, and a member of ITEC, the International examination council, as a Sports Therapist and Sports massage therapist.  Robbie has worked in the UK for 13 years as a clinician in his own clinic in Essex. Robbie's interests are spinal problems, sport injuries and health and wellness. He had contracts with Ford motor company for over 10 years. Robbie owns an International therapy school teaching Manual Therapy. He is Director and Principal of Goodrum Papaphotis Seminars.


Jill Tees DARM RMT DCA DIR – leader of the Clinical Aromatherapy and Reflexology courses in Edinburgh and Aberdeen.  Jill runs her own therapy practice in Cowdenbeath, Fife and incorporates essential oils and hydrolats into a variety of her other therapies, to enhance treatment effects of remedial work.

Jill enjoys ‘playing’ with the plants as well as the oils, and encourages their use in a variety of ways for use throughout the home. Jill is currently studying Herbal Medicine.


Coreen Gillespie – DSM, RMT, DSR, DOSM, SMTO – Leader of On-site Chair Massage course in Aberdeen. Coreen runs a busy clinic in the Westhill area of Aberdeen offering Remedial Massage and Reflexology, combined with offering On-site Chair Massage and Indian Head Massage in the corporate sector.


Sarah Urquhart-Taylor DARM RMT DSM DOSM SMTO – Leader of On-site Chair Massage course in Edinburgh.Sarah is an Advanced Remedial & Thai massage therapist and works in the Edinburgh area running a busy practice.  She is also a Thai Massage Instructor, having trained in Thailand.


Rhona Barton - DSM, DCA, DIHM - Leader of the Indian Head Massage Courses in Scotland. Rhona is a practising Aromatherapist, On-Site Chair and Indian Head massage therapist. She provides workplace massage in various locations in Scotland.  She is also a tutor in the Grampian School lecturing in the Swedish Massage class.


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