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NEW to Normandale! - Aromatherapy Basics

Thursday, February 23rd 2017
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Register before February 23rd
Tuition: $49.00

Are you loving essential oils but get overwhelmed by mixed messages on HOW to use them?

Bring your questions and let's explore uses of essential oils with a common "scents" approach. Learn where to get professional resources and balanced information to help you use what you already have and find what you need!  This is a wonderful introductory course for anyone looking to integrate the use of aromatherapy into their everyday life.

In this course you will learn:

    • Essential Oil Basics – what, why and how they work
    • Safety guidelines for using essential oils
    • About quality, storage and uses of essential oils


To register for Aromatherapy Basics, click here to Normandale's website
Aromatherapy Foundations Certificate (Series)

Aromatherapy Foundations Certificate with Advanced Applications for Stress and Pain Certificate

Dates: Friday, March 10th & Saturday, March 11th (Foundations - see below for Stress and Pain Dates)
Times: Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm, Saturday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Register before March 10th
Tuition: $495.00 (Full certificate)

Description: In this certificate course you will be introduced to the best practices of Professional Holistic Aromatherapy from a Certified Clinical Aromatherapist. You will learn in a fun, interactive atmosphere thru lecture, discussion and hands on practical wisdom. You can immediately apply this information to improve your well being, reduce stress levels, and help your friends and family use oils safely and economically!

Learning Objectives:
    • Understand the scope and potential of essential oil therapies - for home and professionally
    • Discover exactly "how" essential oils have an affect our mind, body and spirit
    • Begin to choose your oils intelligently based on their chemistry, aroma energetics and safety information
    • Learn how to use essential oils via inhalers, diffusers, baths, compresses and topically
    • Get clear guidelines for use on children, elderly, and understand contra- indications of use
    • Create your own take home blend of oils, using your new skills!
    • Have Fun!
To register for Certificate in Aromatherapy Foundation (series), click here to Normandale's website
Please note - The Foundations Certificate is offered without the advances stress and pain workshops. You can also register for the advanced stress and pain workshops, without foundations course if needed. 
Recommended but not required for Series:
Book -  “The Complete Guide to Aromatherapy” 2004 (2nd edition) by Salvatore Battaglia. Available from Instructor for $109

Student Kit of Essential Oils and a Materials Kit:
Student oil kit - 1 each of Bergamot, Roman Chamomile, Lavender, Lemon, Marjoram, Tea Tree and Peppermint.
Materials Kit with: glass bottles, inhalers, spray bottles, massage oil bottles
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Aromatherapy Advanced Applications Certificate: Stress Reductions
The most valuable use of essential oils is stress reduction.  You will gain awareness of your own stress levels,  and how your body is coping with them. Explore how to integrate other holistic therapies and along with the essential oils to minimize the effects of stress.
We will go beyond the traditional therapeutic uses of the oils and learn how to pair oils with Acupoints and practice a simple stress reducing technique you can use for yourself and others.
Prerequisite: Aromatherapy Foundations Certificate or Instructor Approval

When:Stress Class - Saturday April 1st 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost $155 if purchased separately from certificate series
Register here for Stress Workshop ONLY

Aromatherapy Advanced Applications Certificate: Pain Relief

This workshop covers the uses of essential oils to provide comfort and relief from everyday muscle tension, headaches, sprains and strains, and more.  This course is taught within holistic framework, from a Clinical Aromatherapist and Holistic Practitioner and will combine simple acupressure skills with essential oils to heighten their effectiveness.  Prerequisite: Aromatherapy Foundations Certificate or Instructor Approval


When: Pain Relief Class - Saturday April 22nd, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost $155 if purchased separately from certificate series
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 Essential Oils and Acupressure for Women's Health

Learn and practice how to apply and use essential oils to support the emotional and physical ups and downs of women's health. Explore the top essential oils that often help restore flow and balance. Many women find relief for anxiety, mood swings, insomnia, PMS symptoms and hot flashes with intelligent use of essential oils. You will create a restorative blend in class, created for your own body’s symptoms. You will also learn a few helpful "calming and balancing" acupressure points you can instantly use. No prerequisites.

Where? Normandale Community College
Date: Thursday March 23rd, 6:00 pm - 9:00pm
Cost $49
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Essential Oils and Acupressure to Improve Sleep

Learn how to support better sleep with essential oils and acupressure. Explore the best oils for a more restful night while pairing with key Acupoints. Enjoy finding your "sleepy oils" and create your very own sleep-time inhaler to integrate it into your bedtime routine. Everyone is invited. No experience needed.

Where? Normandale Community College
Date: Thursday May 11th, 6:00 pm - 9:00pm
Cost $49
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