Ethics and Managing a Business

Ethics and Managing a Business

Basic business skills are as important a part of a successful holistic practice as knowledge of the human body, treatment skills, and an understanding of human nature.


  • Course Date*


This 18-hour course was created to give students the necessary information to open and maintain an independent practice in the field of holistic health.

Areas covered:

  • Practitioner/client relationship
  • Ethics and boundaries in a professional practice
  • The Ontario Health Act
  • Exploring your belief system around business
  • Developing and holding your vision
  • Identifying appropriate clients for your practice
  • Developing a business plan — why? how? when?
  • Budgeting time and money
  • Marketing your business and running your practice
  • Money matters — pricing your services, deciding on a type of business, dealing with taxes, etc.

Instructors: Andrea Ashley (Business), Maria Gallé (Ethics)


Term Date Time Length
Part-time Business: Tues. Nov. 12, 2019 7 pm – 10 pm 4 classes
Tues. Dec. 10, 2019 7 pm – 10 pm 4 classes
Full-time Ethics: Mon. April 6, 2020  9:30 am-12:30 pm 4 classes
Full-time Business: Tues. April 7, 2020 1:30 am-4:30 pm 4 classes

Tuition and Registration

Tuition Fee: $186 if taken as part of Program, $310 + HST if taken as a single course

Pre-Registration is necessary.


For information or to register, please contact Maria Gallé at or 416.484.0454 ext.25 or Pat Rigby at or 416.484.0454 ext.30.

You can also register securely online with PayPal above.

Holistic Program Courses

The Holistic Health Practitioner Training Program is split into two areas of study: Holistic Studies and Energetic Studies.You can take the entire program, focused certificates, individual studies or take one course at a time.

Holistic Studies

Anatomy and Physiology (30 hours)

Pathology (18 hours)

Aromatherapy, including product making (120 hours)

Herbal Studies and Fundamental Iridology (105 hours)

Homeopathy (30 hours)

Swedish Basics (30 hours)

Shiatsu Basics (30 hours)

Reflexology (45 hours)

Natural Nutrition and Nutritional Symptomatology (30 hours)

Basic Counselling Skills and Holistic Coaching (22 hours)

Ethics and Managing a Business (18 hours)

Holistic Treatment Skills (24 hours)


Energetic Studies

TS-01 Meditation and the Chakras (20 hours)

TS-04 The Path of Emotional Healing (20 hours)

TS-05 Spiritual Healing and Energy Transfer (20 hours)

TS-06 The Intuitive Arts (20 hours)

Shiatsu Basics (hours counted in Holistic)

Reiki I (15 hours)

Reiki II (15 hours)

Vibrational Arts and Energy Work (30 hours)

Chakra Studies II (30 hours)

Crystal Energy Work (8 hours)

Sound Energetics (15 hours)

Medical Intuition, Guided Imagery and Prayer (30 hours)

Colour Therapy (8 hours)

Subtle Aromatherapy (15 hours)

Bach Flower Remedies (8 hours)

Energy Medicine Techniques (7 hours)

Basic Counselling Skills and Holistic Coaching
(hours counted in Holistic)