Inner Garden School
Colon Hydrotherapy

with Sue Wilde

International Association for Colon Hydrotherapy’s   (I-ACT) Professional Colon Hydrotherapy Training is available with Instructor Sue Wilde, a Certified Instructor of Colon Hydrotherapy with I-ACT and certified with the National Board of Colon Hydrotherapy (NBCHT).

We invite you to study with us in beautiful Vancouver, BC. Sue Wilde has created an inviting and well rounded program, with the goal of certifying you as a professional colon hydrotherapist starting with the newly revised and updated I-ACT Professional Colon Hydrotherapy Training Course. In this training, you will learn how to be a great therapist and technician, serving your clients with confidence, consciousness, and care. You will be entering into a rich and rewarding profession helping individuals to heal and reinvigorate their whole body and health.  Sue’s passion for sharing her vast knowledge and experience will make for an engaging and enriching training program.  Sue is the owner and founder of Vancouver’s premier Colon Hydrotherapy clinic, Inner Garden Health, has been a practicing Colon Hydrotherapist for 20+ years and has supported thousands of individuals on their wellness journeys.

When embarking on this training, you will join I-ACT, an international organization of over 1,400 professional members in over 30 countries. When you successfully complete the exam with I-ACT’s sister credentialing organization, NBCHT, you can say you are among the best in the business and have the credentials, skills and knowledge to prove it.

Professional Colon
Hydrotherapy Training

I-ACT’s Professional Colon Hydrotherapy Training is a 265-hour program including a minimum of 35 client sessions.

These hours are divided over two components:
Part One – Online Learning, Part Two – In Person Training

Part One - Online Learning

200 hours of online course modules through I-ACT Cengage*.

Topics Covered:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Microbiology
  • Intestinal Health
  • Nutrition
  • Drug Interactions
  • Business
  • Ethics/Office Procedures
  • Complementary Modalities

*This online training must be completed before attending the in-person training.

Part Two - In-person training

65 hours training with Sue Wilde in-person.



Topics Covered:

  • Anatomy & Physiology review
  • Anatomy & Physiology of the Alimentary Tract
  • Health and Sanitation
  • Office Procedures
  • Practicum – including a miniumum of 35 client sessions

You will receiving training on
the closed systems: Dotolo and/or Aquanet 2000

International Association Colon Hydrotherapy Logo

I-ACT Requirements


Visit the I-ACT website at and click on RESOURCES, then TRAINING, then on PROFESSIONAL COLON HYDROTHERAPY TRAINING. to get a more detailed list of prerequisites. Briefly, before the first day of in-person class, we will need documentation of the following:

  • High school diploma, GED or higher
  • Current CPR Certification card (In-person CPR training is highly recommended)**
  • Three (3) personal colonic treatments
  • One (1) photo of you 

**In-person CPR training can be taken in Vancouver, BC with Vancouver First Aid. Alternatively, there is an online CPR new certification or renewal program at that would meet I-ACT’s requirements.

I-ACT needs a current CPR card which either of these programs can provide.

Start Your
Professional Colon
Hydrotherapy Career!

Enrollment and Fees for Training

Step one - Register and enroll

Fill out your registration and enrollment application for the Professional Colon Hydrotherapy training with Sue Wilde. Please print, fill, and sign the application forms. Once complete, you will email us all of your documentation.

Step two - Fees

I-ACT Professional Colon Hydrotherapy Training: $3,999 CAD + GST and a US dollar (USD) Fee paid directly to I-ACT (non-refundable)

There are 3 payment requirements for the training:

1. $1,999.50 CAD + GST tuition deposit payable to Inner Garden Health.

  • Payment can be made via e-transfer, cheque, or credit card.

2.  A Fee in USD (non-refundable payment)^ to be paid directly to I-ACT for:

  • Cengage online course and Ed 2 Go certification fees
  • I-ACT membership^^ and Certificate of Course Completion
  • Certificates of Completion for the course modules
  • NBCHT (National Board for Colon HydroTherapy) membership
  • NBCHT exam fee and Credentialing Certificate upon passing the exam

3. $1,999.50 CAD + GST tuition balance payable to Inner Garden Health due 2-weeks prior to the first day of in-person training.

  • Payment can be made via e-transfer, cheque, or credit card.

^You must fill out an additional application form for I-ACT with this payment
^^You must be a member of I-ACT in order to begin the training and to maintain your I-ACT Professional Colon Hydrotherapy status which is required by Coastal Health, Vancouver, B.C. or your province or state where you will be a practicing colon hydrotherapist.


If you are attending from out of area, you can stay at a local hotel. Arrangements are made by the student and are separate from the training program. A list of nearby hotels is available upon request.

Suggested Reading

Students are responsible for ordering and purchasing their own copies of the following optional books.

The Definitive Guide to Colon Hydrotherapy

by Dr. Stephen Holt

This book is recommended for all colon hydrotherapists and trainees. It compliments educational programs required by I-ACT. It is also of value for patient information.

Gut Solutions

by Brenda Watson, CNC

Brenda Watson’s Gut Solutions is a full color review of digestive problems and the diet and lifestyle changes you can take to heal your gut.

Program Dates and Location

Fall 2024 

The training will be an 8-day intensive, held at our Vancouver, BC location.  The course will run daily during those 8 days, from about 1-9pm with a breaks. 

For inquiries and additional course information,
please contact us at: or call us at 604-737-1161

NOTE: After April 1, 2021, all current I-ACT Certified Colon Hydrotherapists, Level 1 through Instructor, choosing to advance their level of training, or wanting to use the title of Professional Colon Hydrotherapist, will be required to take a number of the I-ACT/Cengage courses now part of the new Professional Colon Hydrotherapy Program.3rd2F1