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April

 

Touch With Oils® Hand Massage Instructor Course by Candace Newman
Fri/Sat/Sun – April 4-6, 2014.    Fri & Sat:  9:00-5:00 … Sun: 9 to noon
Florida
Location: Hampton Inn, 19700 US Hwy 441, Mt. Dora, Florida 32757 (1 hr NW of Orlando)
The Touch With Oils® Hand Massage was developed in the early 1990’s through Candace during her Hospice and retreat work. The principles of this work combine the synergistic powers of reverent touch and authentic smell with the power of gentle and slow. This silent universal language of compassion, offers a deep and quiet rest. Upon successfully completing this course, you will join Candace’s circle of wonderful Instructors and become part of the Touch With Oils® Circle of Compassion in Action. Touch With Oils® is a registered trademark. All rights reserved.
Instructor: Candace Newman, MAT, LMT has practiced Aromatherapy for over 20 years. She was the late Madame Micheline Arcier’s 7th and last student in the USA, and part of Purdue University first Aromatherapy class. She is founder and owner of Oil Lady Aromatherapy LLC, The Good Medicine Tin® LLC, and the Touch With Oils® Aromatherapy work.
Fee: $355.00 includes Instructor Manual, DVD, and Personal Care Oil Pak. Limit 12 students.
Contact: Candace Newman     970.731.1589970.731.1589 or olatwo@earthlink.net     See flyer at www.OilLadyAromatherapy.com  

 

Moving Qi with Essential Oils and Acupressure
April 5, 2014
Minnesota
Instructor: Jodi Baglien, CA, CST
•    Understand “Qi” – the vital force of the body and mind
•    Explore basic treatment principles from Traditional Chinese Medicine to evaluate Qi
•    Learn how to view the Qi of an oil to determine therapeutic uses
•    Learn 3 oil and acupressure treatments you can immediately use to reduce tension, refresh the mind and balance overall energy.
 You will have time for hands on learning and practice applying essential oils to AcuPoints. Class includes charts and detailed notes to continue practicing at home.  This course is perfect for massage and shiatsu therapists, acupuncturists, but everyone can benefits from these simple and easy to use techniques for self, family and clients.  Jodi Baglien is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider.
Prerequisite: None – Great class for Therapists! 7 CEU’s
Information and registration:
http://www.jodibaglien.com/level-two-april-5th-moving-qi-with-essential-oils-and-acupressure/

 

Essential Oils in Skincare – weekend seminar with Robert Tisserand
April 5 and 6, 2014 – 9:00 am – 4:oo pm
California
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:  Fess Parker Doubletree Hilton Hotel, 633 E Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Fee: $440 / $525
Information and Register: http://www.backporchsoap.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=77_78&products_id=614

 

 

40 Essential Oils and Aromatic Waters: their Energetic Therapeutics according to Oriental Medicine (CEUs: NCBTMB #451383-10 for Massage Therapists)
April 5th and 6th, 2014; 10 am – 5 pm
Georgia
Instructor: Gabriel Mojay LicAc,CertEd,FIFPA, Principal of the Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy, London, and author of ‘Aromatherapy for Healing the Spirit’.
Location: Heal Center Atlanta, 180 Allen Rd, Atlanta, GA 30328.
Course Content: Through this special intensive course, Gabriel Mojay invites practitioners to engage in a comprehensive study of the therapeutic properties of essential oils and aromatic waters according to the principles of holistic health assessment central to Oriental medicine. The course will involve the study of the properties and uses of 40 essential oils and aromatic waters from the primary perspective of their effective qualities (their fragrance/taste and warming/cooling nature, for example) and their TCM energetic actions on the Qi, Blood, Fluids and vital Organs. The course will, at the same time, often consider these qualities and actions in the context of their historical use and traditional symbolism, as well as research evidence into their pharmacological activities and those of their main components. In this way, participants will gain not only a better understanding of the energetic actions of essential oils, but how these actions relate to their spasmoslytic, analgesic and anti-inflammatory activities, etc.
Fee: $299 early bird registration until March 4th; $325 from March 5th
Contact: Heal Center Atlanta – 404-303-0007404-303-0007
http://healcenteratlanta.com/classes/gabriel-mojay
info@healcenteratlanta.com

 

Energetic Uses of Essential Oils
Saturday, April 12th, 2014  From 9:30 am – 5:30 pm &  Sunday, April 13th from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Maryland
Instructor: Olivia McNish MacMillan, CA
Join Olivia McNish MacMillan for an exciting weekend of aromatic and energetic learning and blending in a lovely and sacred learning space in Marriottsville, MD. Learn a heart-centered, expansive approach to using the energetic properties of essential oils to influence the healing and balance of the mind, body, and spirit connection and how to give effective energetic consultations. Explore using your new-found knowledge to create deeply personal blends for use with loved ones or professionally with in-class practice. Discover chakras (the energy centers of the body), different personal techniques for choosing essential oils for energetic blends, using essential oils to shift vibrational patterns, using essential oils with other energetic healing arts, the practice of using meditation and other discovery practices to determine energetic imbalances. You will also learn intentional blending practices. Several products will be crafted in this class.
Pre-Requisites: A basic understanding of what essential oils are and a desire to learn are the only requirements.
Information and Registration: http://sweetearthessentials.com/products-page/courses/energetic-uses-of-essential-oils-april-12th-and-13th-2014/
Contact: Olivia McNish MacMillan 410-292-4901410-292-4901

 

Clinical Safety: The Way Forward
April 5 and 6, 2014 – 9:00 am – 4:oo pm
Czech Republic
Instructor: Robert Tisserand
Location:  Prague, Czech Republic
Information and Register:
http://aromaspol.cz/jaro-2014-robert-tisserand-v-praze,  
http://aromaspol.cz/sites/default/files/pictures/tisserand_aromaspol_eng.pdf

 

Mountain Region Meet-Up
Saturday, April 26, 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.
For more information  contact:
Nancy C. Graves
Mountain Region Representative
720-291-2157720-291-2157

 

 

RJ Buckle Associates LLC
Clinical Aromatherapy for Health Professionals – Four weekend module certification course
Dates:  Begins April 26 & 27, 2014 – Ends:   March 7 & 8, 2015
Tennessee
Location:  Clarksville, TN
CEUs awarded through AHNA for nurses & through NCBTMB for LMTs
Contact:
Instructor: Kathleen Duffy  aromaherb123@aol.com
Co-ordinator:  Janis Emery janis@purejoysoap.com
Co-ordinator:  Marge Clark  marge@naturesgift.com

 

May

 

Introduction To The Therapeutic Uses Of Essential Oils
Saturday May 3rd and Sunday May 4th, 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.
Instructors: Terese Miller, DOM, CA and Minta Meyer, LMT, CA
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: 272-327-1309 or Essentialelementssite.com

 

Essential Oil Therapies for Aches and Pain
Saturday, May 10 2014, 9:30am-5:00pm
Minnesota
Instructor: Jodi Baglien, CA, CST
Location: wisdom + well being studio, 221 1st Ave NE, Osseo, MN 55369
Upon completion of this course you will understand:
•    which oils to use, how  and why they are used for pain
•    which methods of applications to use for pain reduction
•    get recipes and create a pain blend to take home
•    Learn oil and hands on treatments you can immediately use to feel better, refresh the mind and balance overall energy.
This course is taught from a holistic approach and is easily applied to many care environments or for home use. Jodi offers a unique East-West approach to essential oil uses and techniques. You will have time for hands on learning and practice applying essential oils and creating a blend.  
It is highly recommended that you purchase the textbook The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, 2004 (2nd edition), by Salvatore Battaglia, which is available from Jodi at class, or from major booksellers.
Oils and supplies will be available for purchase at class at a 10% discount if desired – this is optional.
Jodi Baglien is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider.
Prerequisite: Level One Foundations, Beginner Prep or ask for instructor approval 7 CEU’s
Information and registration:
http://www.jodibaglien.com/level-2-may-10th-essential-oiltherapies-for-aches-pain/

 

June

 

New York State Region Meet-Up
Sunday, June 1, 2014 – 1:00 – 4:00 pm MDT
New York
Location: 8469 Wayfarer Drive  Cicero NY 13039
All are welcome, join us for aromatherapy networking and learn about AIA membership.
For more information  contact:
Paula Begel
New York State Representative
315-727-2630315-727-2630

 

 

Aromatherapy Certification Program
Begins June, 2014, 9:30 am – 5:30pm

Florida       
Includes three 5-day sessions, over 3 months.
June 11-15
July 9-13
August 13-17
Instructor: Terese Miller, DOM, CA
Assistant: Minta Meyer, LMT, CA
This is an entry-level class. No previous Aromatherapy training is required!  The ACP is designed to prepare students to become qualified professionals in the therapeutic uses of Essential Oils. Anyone may attend but most students are interested in developing a new career in what has become a rapidly growing complimentary healthcare profession.
Many students want to enhance their existing practice through the uses of Essential Oils including, Massage Therapists, Acupuncturists, and Esthetician to name a few.
Students learn through a fun, intensive program taught in a relaxed, nurturing environment with lots of hands-on activities. In this course, students learn the therapeutic uses of 60 essential oils and how to safely use them at home and/or professionally.
Topics Covered: Essential Oil Study, History of Essential Oils, Methods of Extraction, Methods of Application, Safety and Contraindications, Consultation Skills, Oil Quality, Blending Techniques, Methods of Absorption, Carrier Oils, Treatment Design, Business Skills, Ethics, Basic Aroma Chemistry and Botany. There is also time in which the students explore energetic models of Blending, working with the spiritual and emotional aspects of the oils, hydrosols and flower essences.
Included Materials: Students will create and take home over $700 worth of products, Your own 300+ page manual, Free access to the Anatomy & Physiology class, Extensive resource list of quality products, Discounts on additional materials and kits from Essential Elements.
Certification: Aromatherapy Certification Program was established in May 2000, the course is approved by the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) one of the two governing bodies for national education standards for Aromatherapy.In order to receive the Essential Elements School of Aromatic Studies Certification, Students must: complete all elements of the ACP and complete the online Anatomy and Physiology class (included in the tuition of the ACP). If you have previous training in Anatomy and Physiology you may take the multiple-choice final exam for your credit.
Cost: $2100.00 (go to essentialelementssite.com for early registration discount).
Payment Plan: There is a $350 non-refundable deposit required for this class. If you need a payment plan for the balance of the tuition, please contact Essential Elements directly to register, we are happy to work with you.
This class is approved for 90 Continuing Education Hours for Florida Massage & Acupuncture.
Any questions? Call 727-327-1309727-327-1309 and speak with Minta or Terese.

 

August

 

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: 509-722-3150509-722-3150

 

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: 727-327-1309727-327-1309 or EssentialElementsSite.com
Save money and register now! Space is limited. For more information call 727-327-1309727-327-1309.

 

 

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: 727-327-1309727-327-1309 or EssentialElementsSite.com