Your Retreat Hosts

Helen Jane Meyrick (Dreamstone Holistics - Therapies & Training), Pat Underwood (Airy Fairy Holistics) and Petrena Talbott (Harmony Reflexology) welcome you to join them on retreat at Elan Valley Lodge.  Here's some information on your hosts:

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Helen Jane Meyrick

Helen is a qualified teacher in adult education, in addition to being a complementary therapist trained in a number of therapies.  Helen's main therapy offerings are:

  • Reiki and Reiki Teaching to Level 3 Master Teacher
  • Tuning Fork Sound Therapy
  • Crystal Therapy and also teaching to Diploma level
  • Meditation
  • Five Element Reflexology

but she is also qualified in:

  • Holistic & Aromatherapy Massage
  • Reflexology (including Hot Stone Reflexology)
  • Indian Head Massage
  • Thai Foot Massage
  • Facial Acupressure
  • On-Site Massage with Acupressure
  • Stress-management

Helen trained with the Bristish School of Meditation in 2012 and more recently became a SkillfulMIND Meditation Leader.

Helen is a member of the Complementary Health Professionals and her courses are also accredited by this organisation


  • Reiki Master Teacher
  • Diploma in Crystal Therapy (ICGT)
  • Five Element Reflexology (Complementary Therapy College)
  • IHM Practitioner (Teach Therapy)
  • On-Site Massage & Acupressure (Teach Therapy)
  • Meditation Teacher Diploma(BSoM)
  • Stress Management Practitioner & Instructor
    (Zodiac Complementary Therapy Training)
  • SkillfulMIND Leader
  • Diploma in Massage techniques (ITEC)
  • Meridian Energy Therapist (EFT & TBP)
  • Diploma in Reflexology Techniques (VTCT)
  • PGCE (University of Wales, Newport)
  • BSc (Hons.) (Open University)
  • First Aid Certificate
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Pat Underwood

Airy Fairy by name but not by nature - Pat trained as a reflexologist 11 years ago at Coleg Morgannwg and has gone on to qualify in a number of different forms of reflexology including:

  • Women’s health with Hagar Basis
  • Hormone balancing, conception, fertility with Kate Mulliss of Teach Therapy, Val Groome
  • Advanced Reflexology with Teresa Rich
  • Light Touch Baby Reflexology with Teresa Rich of
  • Precision reflexology with Jan Williamson,
  • Chi Reflexology with British School of Chi Reflexology.
  • Pain management with Carol Samuels,
  • Exploring cancer and reflexology with The Old Mill Foundation

In addition to her reflexology skills Pat has also trained in different forms of Sound Healing:

  • Gong Practitioner Training with The College of Sound Healing
  • Tuning Fork Sound Therapy with Suara Sound Academy
  • Advanced Tuning Fork Sound Therapy with Suara Sound
  • Reiki Drum with Ruth Jones of Universal Therapies.

Through her work at T.E.D.S. ( Treatment and Education Drug Service), where she worked for 15 years, Pat obtained various qualifications & attended additional training and workshops including;

  • Advanced Diploma in Counselling @ Colwg Morgawwg
  • Motivational Interviewing @ Univesity of Wales, Newport
  • A Cognitive Behavioural Approach to Low Self Esteem @University of Wales.
  • Moving Beyond Words @ University of Wales,
  • Sexual Abuse, Getting There, Surviving to Thriving @University of Wales
  • Brief Solution Focused Therapy with Phil Harris of The Training Exchange.
  • Parents and Carers Training with Phil Harris of Free Space.
  • Level 3 in Education and Training with Highfield Qualifications.
  • Stress Management Practitioner/Instructor with Zodiac Complementary therapy Training.
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Petrena Talbott

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