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At Local Community Colleges

Winter 2014

Normandale Community College

Aromatherapy Foundations - Level 1 Certificate
Where: Normandale Community College
When: Friday, March 7th  and Saturday, March 8th, 2014
Cost: $225.00
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Class Descriptions

Aromatherapy Foundations - Level 1 Certificate
Are you interested in developing or enhancing an existing health care practice? Do you want to learn how to safely and effectively integrate aromatherapy into your home and family life for managing everyday health conditions? This beginning level course in Aromatherapy introduces you the foundational information and skill set needed to learn how to work with essential oils in safe, practical, and cost effective ways. The course is supported by professional research and resources and taught by a professional, practicing Aromatherapist.  

This course is perfect 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. The instructor also offers a unique East - West approach to essential oil uses and techniques. This course is recently updated and expanded with new information and more class hours.
Additional training continues in Level Two to learn which methods, and essential oils for stress and emotional support, pain and minor injury, respiratory health, skin care, lymphatic and immunity support.

Recommended but not required for class:

Student Kit of Essential Oils and a Materials Kit of bottles, blending oils and tools are available for purchase at class from Instructor, but not required for class.
Book -  “The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy” 2004 (2nd edition) by Salvatore Battaglia. Available from Instructor for $99

Outline:

  1. The background, science and chemistry of essential oils
  2. Safety guidelines
  3. Olfactory System – physiology of how oils work
  4. Application methods
  5. Client intake methods
  6. Study profiles of 7 essential oils

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the scope and potential of aromatherapy 
  • Learn how to make educated, safe selections of oils for various populations
  • Gain skills needed to begin applying methods to common daily health conditions
  • Assess, create and implement basic aromatherapy applications

 

Aromatherapy Applications - Level 2 Certificate: Reducing Stress & Pain

Where: Normandale Community College
When: Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12, 2014
Cost: $285.00
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This course will teach you the hands-on skills needed to begin selecting and applying essential oils in safe, practical, and cost-effective ways. Upon completion of this course you will understand the effects of stress on the body and gain detailed assessment skills to determine which oils and methods of applications to use for stress and pain reduction. This course is taught from a holistic approach and is easily applied to many care environments or for home use.

Aromatherapy is perfect for nurses, massage and shiatsu therapists, mental health care providers, acupuncturists, hospice and palliative care - for anyone who wants clear, detailed information and techniques. The instructor offers a unique East-West approach to essential oil uses and techniques.

Students are encouraged to take Aromatherapy Foundations before Aromatherapy Applications- but this class is open to all - no prerequisite.


It is highly recommended that you purchase the textbook The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy, 2004 (2nd edition), by Salvatore Battaglia, which is available at all major book retailers.
Oils and supplies will be available for purchase at class

Aromatherapy and Acupressure

Where: Normandale Community College
When: Monday, February 24th, 2014, 6:15- 9:15pm
Cost: $59
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This introductory class will teach you two powerful stress reducing techniques that you can use right away for overall healing, tension and stress relief. By pairing aromatherapy and shiatsu, you can profoundly enhance your well-being routine and add a new rich dimension to your holistic practice with essential oils.

 Tension, stress, and trauma are what commonly block the flow of qi (energy) in our bodies and cause pain, headaches, and tension. Essential oils and acupressure points when used together can quickly reduce symptoms. Learn how to quickly help yourself, family or patients with a few basic points and oils.