Events Calendar

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The Triangle of Health
AIA Teleseminar
May 18, 2016, 6:30 pm Mountain Time
Speaker: Jennifer Jefferies
Learn more, go to teleseminars.



Aromatherapy Q&A
AIA Massachusetts State Meeting

May 25, 2016, 7-8pm Eastern Time

Special Guest: Kathleen Duffy, Nurse, Herbalist and Clinical Aromatherapist
Call-In information will be sent via email to all in our email list.





Aroma-Herbalism for Women’s Health
with Herbalist / Aromatherapist Mindy Green – a day long intensive
Sponsor: New York Institute of Aromatherapy – Amy Gapter,  owner
Sunday, June 5, 2016  9:30am – 5:00pm
New York
Fee: $250.00
Aromatic plants have been used throughout history for tending body, mind and spirit. Essential oils are fast gaining recognition in medical facilities around the world, and contemporary research confirms that the chemical constituents found in essential oils have tremendous therapeutic value. Learn about the various applications of these functional fragrances specific to women’s health.  Herbs and essential oils are the perfect synergistic combination to support the treatment of a variety of gynecological concerns and support overall health. The class will focus on essential oils and this combined modality for common female complaints such as PMS, candida, herpes, hormone balancing, infections, breast health and more. We will have both demo and hands-on session for making specific herb/essential oil formulas. Participants will take some items home.
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An Evening with Herbalist / Aromatherapist Mindy Green
Sponsor:  New York Institute of Aromatherapy – Amy Gapter, owner
Monday June 6, 2016, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
New York
Fee: $35.00
Join us for a special evening with Mindy Green.  Mindy will give a talk on Botanical First Aid, answer questions and sign her book. There will be vegan appetizers, teas and juices… and little gift bags!
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Greece Study Abroad: An Aromatic, Botanical, and Wellness Immersion on Syros, Greece
June 13-18, 2016
Syros, Greece
“This study abroad wellness program is ideal for adventure and knowledge seekers,” says ACHS President and Founder Dorene Petersen, who will be teaching and guiding the program in Greece.
“Program attendees will have a chance to step off the beaten path and immerse themselves in an aromatic and botanical wellness experience,” says Petersen. “We’ll spend the week discovering the essential oils and herbs of the Mediterranean, learning new tools to achieve vitality and wellness, and experiencing all that this rich culture has to offer.”
Along with extensive cultural exploration on the Greek island of Syros, the wellness program offers travelers a fresh perspective on health and wellness. The workshops and lectures—taught by Petersen, a renowned aromatherapy and herbal medicine expert—will include:

  • Discovering essential oils and herbs of the Mediterranean
  • Harvesting and wildcrafting botanicals
  • Healing through flowers: understanding the power of flower essences


The early bird pricing of $2,900 (a $300 savings) ends on March 7.
More information on the itinerary and pricing for the Greece study tour can be found here at:,
or by calling 800.487.8839 or emailing



Peru’s Aromatic Medicine
Exploring aromatic plant medicine as a form of aromatherapy in Peru
AIA Teleseminar
June 15, 2016, 6:30 pm Mountain Time
Speaker: Dr. Kelly Ablard, PhD, EOT, RA
Learn more, go to teleseminars.



The Importance and Development of Your Business Plan
Mountain Region Meeting
June 25, 2016, 1pm – 3pm
Boulder, Colorado
Speaker:  Chuck Hunker
Location:  George Reynolds Boulder Library, 3595 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, CO
Open to the public.






Eat and Smell the Lavender!
AIA New Jersey State Meeting with Robin B. Kessler, CA
AIA Luncheon and trip to a Lavender farm
July 15, 2016. 12:00 PM
Skillman, Jew Jersey
We will meet at the Brothers Moon Restaurant (7 West Broad Street in Hopewell, New Jersey) for lunch, then go to Hidden Spring Lavender Farm and Shoppe (890 Country Route 601 Skillman NJ).
At the farm we will have a tour of the different types of lavender that is growing, pick some Lavender and enjoy the day.
The cost is $10 per person for the farm only. Lunch is separate.
RSVP is a Must by July 8th, Please send email RSVP to Please make sure you put your phone number so I can call you to confirm.
Seating is limited for the Restaurant so please reserve your spot asap. It will be first come first serve. Members of the AIA will get first preference but you do not have to be a member to come to the event.
The website for The Brothers Moon Restaurant is:
The lavender farm is:



AIA Teleseminar
July 20, 2016, 6:30 pm Mountain Time
Speaker: TBA
Learn more, go to teleseminars.



Developing your Herbal Garden for Practical Use
Mountain Region Meeting
July 23, 2016, 1pm – 3pm 
Boulder, Colorado
Speaker:  Mindy Green
Location:  George Reynolds Boulder Library, 3595 Table Mesa Drive, Boulder, CO
Open to the public.





Oncology Massage
Mountain Region Meeting
August 27, 2016, 1pm – 3pm 
Boulder, Colorado
Speaker:  LauraRose Boyle
Location:  Meadows Branch – Boulder Public Library, 4800 Baseline Rd, Boulder, CO
Open to the public.






CO2 Extracts–The How, What, When, Where and Why in Aromatic Therapies   
with Mark Webb– 2-day class
Sponsor: The International Journal of Professional Holistic Aromatherapy – Lora Cantele, Editor/Publisher
Saturday and Sunday, October 15-16, 2016  9:00am – 5:00pm
Boulder, Colorado
Fee: $450.00/$375.00 Early Bird thru July 15
In this 2-day workshop Mark will delve deeply into the world of CO2 extracts, looking firstly at the production technology and how this affects the end product. He will compare and contrast a range of volatile and non-volatile, Select and Total CO2 Extracts with their essential and fixed oil counterparts, discussing safe and effective usage within topical and internal formulations. Certificate-12 CPDs
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Touch With Oils® Hand Massage Instructor Course
Mon, Tues, Wed: Oct 31, Nov 1-2, 2016 9am to 5pm each day
This certification course with Candace Newman MAT, LMT, The Oil Lady®, is for those interested in teaching this peaceful technique. Become part of Candace’s Touch With Oils® Circle of Compassion in Action of Instructors. Developed through her Hospice and retreat work in the early 1990’s, this offers a mindful heart-felt tool to teach caregivers, volunteers, clients, families and friends.
Touch With Oils® is a philosophy and a technique, based on Ten Principles and the synergistic powers of reverent touch and authentic smell. It reveals the silent universal language of compassion. Candace is the founder of the Touch With Oils® Institute.
Location: The Historic Lakeside Inn, Mt. Dora, Florida. (45 min NW of Orlando)
Course Flyer
Information & Registration Form: or 352.602.7218.
18 CE hrs for NCBTMB #451025-09




The opinions and methods expressed by those offering educational programs listed on this Events Calendar are those of the educators and do not necessarily represent the views of the AIA. This Events Calendar is a benefit of membership for the purpose of providing members the opportunity to participate in sharing their expertise in the practice of aromatherapy with the  the public and health care practitioners.