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July

 

Lavender Farm Tour – Maine State Meeting
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Maine
Glendarragh Lavender Farm
151 Searsmont Road, Appleton Maine 04862

Join us as we take a tour of Maine local Lavender Farm.
One hour long, free private tour for the AIA group.
Open to both members and non members.
Bring a picnic, stay and chat afterwards.
Please RSVP
Stephanie Veilleux Welch, AIA National Representative
207-776-5190 or peacebethejourneyaromatherapy@yahoo.com

 

 

Level One – Aromatherapy Foundations – Certification Course
Friday, July 11 and Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 9:30-5:00pm
Minnesota
Instructor: Jodi Baglien, CA, CST
Location: wisdom + well being studio, 221 1st Ave NE, Osseo, MN 55369
This Level One certificate course in Aromatherapy provides the foundational information and skills you need to understand how and why essentials oils work. Learn how essential oils heal simultaneously in the physical body, and emotional and energetic levels. Explore the therapeutic benefits, chemistry, safety, olfactory system and receive insider tips on the field of Aromatherapy. Hands on learning in class includes learning about 7 essential oils, assessment skills, how to make inhalers, use diffusers and sprays, and make topical treatments that are safe and cost effective.
Class is valuable for nurses, massage and shiatsu therapists, mental health care providers, retailers, acupuncturists, senior, hospice and palliative care providers, or for anyone who wants clear, detailed information and education of Clinical Aromatherapy practices.
Please go to www.jodibaglien.com for important class details and prerequisites.

 

Mountain Region Meet-Up
Saturday, July 12, 2014 – 1:00 – 3:00 pm MDT
Colorado

Location: Soul Journey Health, 12211 W. Alameda Parkway, Suite 103, Lakewood, CO 80228
All are welcome, join us for an aromatherapy educational program and learn about AIA membership.
Program: Creating Your Message & Going to Market, with Phil Odell of Casa Grande Communications
For more information  contact:
Nancy C. Graves
Mountain Region Representative
720-291-2157

 

Reducing Stress & Restoring Balance
Saturday, July 26th 2014, 9:30-5:00pm
Minnesota
Instructor: Jodi Baglien, CA, CST
Location: wisdom + well being studio, 221 1st Ave NE, Osseo, MN 55369
The most important use of essential oils is stress reduction. Reduced stress creates less tension in muscles, improves digestion and sleep, and improving our ability to be emotionally balanced.
After this course you will understand the effects of stress on the body, learn detailed assessment skills to determine which oils and methods of applications to use for stress and pain reduction. Course is taught from a unique holistic approach that integrates the best of east and west approach to essential oil uses and techniques. Information is applied to health care environments or home use.
Course is perfect for nurses, massage and shiatsu therapists, mental health care providers, acupuncturists, hospice and palliative care, moms and dads, for anyone who wants clear, detailed information and techniques.
Outline:
• Explore the effects of stress on the body, mind, spirit
• Explore a variety stress reduction techniques you can use along or with essential oils
• Learn the therapeutic actions of essential oils related to stress and how to use them to reduce stress and stress symptoms
• Practice assessing, selecting, applying aromatherapy treatments

Learning Objectives:
• Understand the scope and potential of aromatherapy for stress related symptoms
• Practice making educated, safe selections of oils for various populations
• Explore a holistic approach to stress and tension reduction
• Assess, create and implement basic aromatherapy application methods

Jodi Baglien is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider.
Pre requisite: Level One Foundations, Beginner Prep, or Instructor approval – please call.
6.5 CEU’s
Information and registration: http://www.jodibaglien.com/reducing-stress-and-restoring-balance-july-26th/

 

Clinical Safety: The Way Forward
July 26-27, 2014
Beijing, China
Instructor: Robert Tisserand
www.roberttisserand.com

 

August

 

Clinical Safety: The Way Forward
August 2-3, 2014
Shanghai, China
Instructor: Robert Tisserand
www.roberttisserand.com

 

Natural Perfumery Class – - 4 days for 8 students

August 7, 8, 9, 10 , 2014 – Thursday 12-4 and Fri/Sat/Sun 9:30-4 daily. 4 days
California

Instructor: Jeanne Rose
Location: San Francisco, California
Botanical Perfumery. . This course, encompassing the series of Blending, Perfumery, Bases, Accords. In all it includes the natural perfumery course, 2 course booklets, 1 textbook, scent blotters including all goods and 200 naturals to work with.
Fee:  $1099 using Credit card; $1075 with cash or check.
Call to enroll:  415-564-6785
www.JeanneRose.net

 

Harvest to Hydrosol Distillation Workshop
August 15-17, 2014

Washington
Instructor: Ann Harman
Location:  Fruitland WA (80 miles NW of Spokane, WA)
Fee:  $1000 if paid in Full by May 1, 2014   $1200 after May 1. 5% Discount to AIA members
Contact: Ann Harman  www.botannicals.com
Email: ann@botannicals.com  More Information: 509-722-3150

 

Botany/Business/Beauty —Aromatherapy CERTIFICATION II
August 16-17, 2014
California
Instructor: Jeanne Rose
Location: San Francisco, California
Certification Level I with a fascinating Botany ID Day at Botanical Gardens, VIP Class for Chemistry and Business and Ethics in San Francisco
Fee: $420
Call to enroll: 415-564-6785
www.JeanneRose.net

 

Essential Oils in Skincare – weekend seminar with Robert Tisserand
August 23 and 24, 2014 – 9:00 am – 4:oo pm
New York
Instructor: Robert Tisserand
Learn the importance of precise dilution; to what extent essential oils are dermally absorbed; how to use them to address skin problems such as acne, fungal infections, psoriasis, rosacea and sun damage, and how to make up simple preparations with safe yet effective ingredients.
Location:  The Strand Hotel, 33 W 37th St. New York, NY 10018
Fee: $490/$575
Information and Register: http://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=48_59&products_id=478

 

 

September

 

Botanica2014
Celebrating Herbs & Clinical Aromatherapy
September 5-8, 2014 
Ireland
What has been a long-time dream of bringing together therapists, scientists, educators and those passionate about herbal medicine and clinical aromatherapy began coming true in 2012. Building on its resounding success, we are now ready to welcome you to the next botanica experience! We invite you to save the date and book your place for 5-8th September 2014!
Location:  Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Guest Speakers: Dr Dilis Clare (Ireland), Andrea Butje (USA), Anne Marie Reilly (Ireland), Beverly Gray (Canada), Daiki Jimbo (Japan), Farida Irani (Australia), Guilherme Oberlaender (Brazil), Joe Nasr (UK), Julia Graves (France), Linda Anne O’Flaherty (South Africa), Lisa McKewan (France), Madeleine Knapp Hayes-Wellhuner (Netherlands), Marco Valussi (Italy), Mark Moss (UK), Michelle Lyons (Ireland), Nicolette Perry (UK), Peggy Finston (USA), Rosari Kingston (Ireland), Ulla-Maija Grace (Finland), Wolfgang Steflitsch (Austria)
Early bird registration
Botanica 2014 is hosted and organized by Rhiannon Lewis and for more information or inquiries please contact http://botanica2014.com/contact/

 

 

Aroma Qi Therapy   
Saturday September 13 – Sunday September 14, 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Florida
Instructor: Terese M. Miller, Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Certified Aromatherapist, Certified Cranial Sacral Practitioner
Location: To be announced (in St. Petersburg, Florida)
To understand how Oriental Medicine can inform us in our energetic view of essential oils, it is important to have an overview of the two main theories that exist today in practice. Acupuncturists and Eastern Herbalists operate using either Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Taoist Five Element Theory or a combination of both.
Terese M. Miller, Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Certified Aromatherapist has been in practice for over 26 years and has studied Traditional Chinese Medicine extensively, including an internship in China. Her unique perspective on Essential Oils utilizes Eastern Philosophies and is centered on her interest in the energetics of Taoist Five Element Theory.
This class will give you a working understanding of Qi and Taoist Five Element Theory, and how it applies to Essential Oils.
Learn: how Essential Oils naturally fit within the framework of the individual elements.
Introduction: to 5 Essential Oil Blends developed during clinical practice by Dr. Miller. You will have the opportunity to experience her blends, how to apply them according to the Taoist perspective and gain an understanding of her creative process.
Utilize: your awareness of Qi to create a healing link of focused energy between you, the Essential Oils and your client.
Tuition Includes: Informative Manual, Set of 5 Aroma-Qi Essential Oil Blends and a field trip to a sacred natural space.
Contact: 727-327-1309 or EssentialElementsSite.com
Save money and register now! Space is limited. For more information call 727-327-1309.

 

Distillation of Aromatic Plants & Demonstration Aromatherapy, Alchemy and the Art of Distillation
September 13, 2014, 11-4 pm
California
Instructor: Jeanne Rose
Location: San Francisco, California
Fee: $225
Call to enroll: 415-564-6785
www.JeanneRose.net

 

Safety and Skin Care
September 27 – 28, 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
California
Instructor:  Robert Tisserand
Location:  Eden Botanicals, 3820 Cypress Dr. Ste #12, Petaluma, CA 94954
In this hands-on course Mr. Tisserand will demonstrate how to properly incorporate essential oils into your skincare products. Product safety, dilution, and many other issues will be discussed during the class. This is an in-depth event most suited for those with some previous knowledge of essential oils and aromatherapy. Some knowledge of physiology and botany will make the class more rewarding.
Fee:  $500
Registration

 

October

 

Introduction to the Therapeutic Uses of Essential Oils
Saturday October 11 and Sunday October 12, 9:30 am-5:30 pm
Florida
Instructors: Minta Meyer LMT, CA and Terese Miller DOM, CA
Approved for 14 Continuing Education Hours for Florida Massage & Acupuncture.
Learn multilayered approach to health, gain a deeper understanding of Aromatherapy and how to utilize essential oils at home and/or professionally. Become proficient in the uses of 24 essential oils.
Make aromatic cream blends, room sprays, sinus inhalers, diffuser blends, massage oils and bath salts and more.
Discover how essential oils are used to maintain health, treat acute and chronic pain, and reduce stress. A manual and all class room supplies including essential oils are supplied. Just bring you curiosity and enthusiasm!
Contact: 727-327-1309 or EssentialElementsSite.com

 

Essential Oils in Skin Care
October 18-19, 2014
Sau Paulo, Brazil
Instructor: Robert Tisserand
Registration

 

Aromatherapy & Other Complementary Treatments
October 18-19, 2014
California
Instructor: Jeanne Rose
Location: San Francisco, California
We will learn how to make the most of essential oils and herbs in combination and the secrets that Jeanne Rose has acquired over the last 40 years. Learn how to choose the best Essential Oils to work well with the best herbs for various condition — the trick is finding out when and how to use both, for herbs and essential oils complement one another most graciously.
Fee: $420, Includes the New 200 page book of (75) Treatments ($200 on line) is free with this class.
Call to enroll: 415-564-6785
www.JeanneRose.net

 

 

2015

 

Aromatherapy Blending: Blending Essential Oils for Health
Certification Level I … for the Professional or Practitioner
March 1-2, 2015 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
California
Instructor: Jeanne Rose
Location: San Francisco, California
A complete course, ….Overall, it will show that there is art, craft and science to blending Essential oils
Fee: $525 or $500 if paid by check.
Call to enroll: 415-564-6785
www.JeanneRose.net