Level One Aromatherapy Foundations - Certificate Course
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 simultaneously affect the physical body, the emotional and energetic bodies.
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. Foundations provides the pre requisite course for taking Level Two Applications monthly workshops at the Studio.
Level Two Applications Certificates are offered as a monthly workshops at the Studio to continue your study and earn a Level Two Certificate.
You can take the workshops that best fits your needs, budget and time frames. CEU's are awarded for each class and a certificate of completion for level two when you complete 6 workshops. Most workshops provide NCBTMB CEU's.
Range of topics covered in Level Two: treatments and essential oils for stress, pain, muscular skeletal issues, respiratory, skin care, lymphatic and immunity support, blending skills, intention and intuitive skills with essential oils, energetic healing methods, essential oils and acupressure points treatments, and much more.
Jodi Baglien is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider.
Foundations Level One Topics Covered:
I. The history and evolution of aromatherapy - understand the business, ethics and todays model of Aromatherapy.
II. General safety guidelines and safety for special populations
III. The Olfactory System – physiology of how and why oils change our bio chemistry
IV. Application techniques - inhalation and topical methods of application, basics of making inahalers, sprays, salts, massage oils and use of therapeutic blends.
V. Client intake and assessment methods - to understand how to select, apply and dilute based on intake
VI. Chemistry of Essential Oils - learning the language of plants
Foundations Level One Certificate is a prerequisite for Applications Level Two Certificate workshops for those wishing to earn a certificate. However - you can attend any level two class, with instructor approval, or the beginners prep class offered occasionally through out the year. Level two classes require skills taught in Level One classes.
Application Classes are offered throughout the year at the Studio and cover essential oil applications for topics such as - essential oils and methods for:
respiratory system - immune and lymphatic sytem - pain, tension and injury - emotional well being/stress balancing - eastern energetics of oils - skin care, intuition and oils... and much more. CEU's are available for most Level Two classes.
Where: Well Being + Wisdom Studio, 221 1st Ave. NE Osseo, MN 55369
Class requires a minimum of 6 people, if not met, class will be cancelled and money refunded promptly.
Cancelation policy - NO refunds without a 48 hour notice.
Class fee covers any oils used in class
Text book - recommended, but not required: “The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy” 2004 (2nd edition) by Salvatore Battaglia. Available at the studio $99
Student Oil Kit - recommended, but not required: of the 7 oils profiled in Level One available at the studio for $84, includes a 10% discount. Kit contains 10 ml bottles of Bergamot, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Tea Tree, Peppermint and a 5 ml of Roman Chamomile.
Student Materials Kit - recommended, but not required: $18, includes 5 & 10 ml glass bottles, spray bottles, plastic bottles for massage oils, inhalers, fractionated coconut, pipette.