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Once we have registered you, you will be contacted directly by the Accreditation board.  Please make sure you have your internet operational.

You will be welcomed by The International Guild of Holistic Therapists. To activate your membership, you will make a payment of  £25.00 directly to them. This will secure your membership and will activate your online theory modules that you will complete online (See more details below) 



Now that you are registered. You can officially start becoming an international world class registered therapist!!

The compulsory online theory component is easy to follow. This is recorded by the Guild for your Int. accreditation. Once you have completed this, you will be required to attend your practical components in class. Once you have completed everything, you will officially be an Internationally Registered Professional and a member of the Guild of Holistic Therapists.

The power of being internationally registered, means a lot in our industry.  It shows that your training and qualifications, on a world standard, are properly regulated (Hold solid backing and cover all the up to date  criteria for safe and successful Practice) for the greater good of clients and our industry and that you, are in fact on par or even above the standards needed in SA.  Your name and your qualification is recorded on an international data base of Practitioners and you can proudly call yourself a Member of the International Guild of Holistic Therapists. You are then an Official Registered Massage Therapist or and Internationally Registered Reflexologist. No one can question or reject or doubt your credibility, your skill or your work. You will be an International member of The Guild of Holistic Therapists - You will receive your membership number - Date of registration and Title - that can be used on all your literature and marketing.


Once Registered, a whole world of options opens up to you, Literally. Firstly you can work with even greater pride and surety with your qualifications. South Africa will be shown the fantastic world standards that you work with and will respect your work even more. International clients that are familiar with the international best practice and standards that they get back in their own country, will recognise and admire the levels you learned at Balancingtouch and will probably know your accreditation body you are registered with, naturally booking with you when they are in town. 

Even though you are recognised internationally with your Balancingtouch certificate, once you are registered, you will be accredited Internationally and accepted faster overseas.  Immediately, should you move abroad, you could start working without legal restrictions and find it easier to find work with your certificates. Furthermore, You automatically qualify for professional insurance cover in most countries for massage once registered though our accreditation board, you also gain access to other online courses through The Guild of therapists once you have registered through Balancingtouch. There are also many other career options for you. Scroll down to see more....  


In SA, we may not register you internationally without consent, so the international registration for your courses with The Guild is done in addition to your enrolment.  The registered courses are identical to the standard courses in syllabus but with a few minor additions to the registration process  and adjustments to the submission procedures of your work. All of our courses are internationally recognised. However, for the following, we have made it easy for you to ensure your most important Qualifications (foundation and highest demand) are registered and accredited through the Guild so that you can be and international member of The Guild of Holistic Therapists with your international Therapist Codes.

  • Swedish Massage (Accredited Full Body Therapy)
  • Reflexology (Accredited&Registered foot Reflexology)
  • Hot Stone Massage (Accredited Hot Stone Therapy)
  • Anatomy & Physiology (Accredited Higher level)

Our courses at Balancingtouch are recognised world wide for adding huge value in skills in our industry in SA and abroad. Balancingtouch is contributing  and registering these refined and enhanced recognised course to the international board so that they can become registered  into the international therapy education system. Although this takes time to process, the following courses will become internationally registered for everyone's benefit.

  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)
  • Soft tissue & Remedial Massage Therapy (Remedial Sports Massage)
  • Cupping Therapy Massage (Cupping)
  • Bamboo Fascial Therapy (Sports Bamboo Massage)
  • Lomi-lomi
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • and more...


Becoming registered is not a legal obligation for now. South Africa does not have a regulatory board of natural touch therapy. There are associations in SA (Not Governing Bodies/Regulators). These Associations do not work according to world standards and are not  within the scope of the international practices of natural, preventative touch medicine. Many of these Associations are completely governed by the medical and pharmaceutical boards are severely restricted, even though massage therapy is not in the same scope of conventional western medical studies. Registering with an Association is not an Accreditation, it does not put you on a board of special therapists.  It puts you on a list at that Association and binds you contractually to work how they see fit.  You are note legally obligated to register and get a  medical /membership practice number in SA, because massage therapy and natural healing is not a medical based/pharmaceutical ruled industry - all this means is that medical aids cannot be used (In SA).

When you ready to enrol and want international registration, just follow these simple steps.

Thanks to our international Accreditation, Therapists who choose to study through Balancingtouch automatically qualify to register internationally with the Guild of International Therapists.

Although all of our courses and qualifications are internationally recognised and accredited, wouldn't you like to be registered as internationally qualified therapist?

This title carries extra weight, credibility and gives therapists huge benefits, an added advantage should you wish to travel or immigrate.


When you enrol, be sure to make it clear you want International Registration and for what course.  clearly mark it on the enrolment form. (recommendations below)

Once we have received your enrolment and full payment has been made, we will then register you with The Guild, as the Registered Accredited School. We will inform them of what qualification you have selected to have internationally registered so they can create your membership. 

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