Chief Editor: Sharon Falsetto
Editors: Kelly Holland-Azzaro
Journal Layout by: Kelly Peak
Director Coordinator: Sharon Falsetto
Sharon Falsetto, BA (Hons), CA
UK-certified aromatherapist Sharon Falsetto founded Sedona Aromatherapie LLC in 2007, and she is the sole creative force behind the founding of Sedona Aromatics: The Garden School in 2018. Sharon has a over a decade's worth of direct experience in the aromatherapy field, plus over another decade's worth of experience working within the UK government health care system before moving to the United States. She has a BA (Hons) degree in business and accounting from the University of Sunderland (UK). Sharon is a graduate of Penny Price Aromatherapy Academy, but has furthered her aromatherapy education with a week-long study trip to France, a hands-on distillation workshop with Ann Harman in Washington state, herbal studies, and master garden studies.
Sharon is the author of the The Linguistics of AromaticsTM Home Study Program, curated from years of work and research, in order to pass on her experience to new students and aromatherapists. She currently offers NAHA approved level 1 and level 2 courses, with a select number of in-person workshops each year. She works from her garden studio on her one acre homestead and aromatic gardens, including a working stillroom. This way of living is built on years of passion and learning.>
Sharon is the author of Authentic Aromatherapy (Skyhorse Publishing 2014) and she is also a consultant for many established and start-up aromatherapy businesses, advising from copy writing to custom blending product lines. Sharon has served as Chief Editor for the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy Journal since January 2015.
Sharon is the Arizona regional director for the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA).
Kelly Holland Azzaro, RA, CCAP, CBFP, LMT
Kelly Holland Azzaro is a Registered Aromatherapist, Certified Clinical Aromatherapy Practitioner, Certified Bach Flower Practitioner, Licensed Massage Therapist, Reiki Practitioner and Two-Term Vice President and current Past President of NAHA.
Kelly has over 20 years experience in the Aromatherapy and Massage Therapy profession. She has taught numerous Aromatherapy, Bach Flower and Massage workshops and classes to both the public and professionals. She also was a Workshop Presenter at the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy’s World of Aromatherapy V Conference in Norfolk, Virginia, where she presented on Aromatherapy Facial and Scalp Massage Techniques. She has been both a guest speaker and a host for tele-classes pertaining to Bach Flowers, Aromatherapy and Massage Therapy topics.
Kelly is part of the NAHA Aromatherapy Journal Committee and helps with gathering, compilation, editing and layout of articles and educational content for both the Aromatherapy Journal and Newsletters. She also oversees the NAHA Safety Committee and participates in dispersion of information about safe use of essential oils for the general public and NAHA Members via the NAHA website, publications, committees and regional directors.
Her passion is empowering others through education and sharing information with others so that they can help themselves and their animal friends in a natural and holistic manner.
Kelly has additional training and professional experience in Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory, Canine/Equine Acupressure-Massage, Intuitive Animal Communication, Crystal-Gemstone Therapy, Reiki, Aromatherapy and Flower Essence Therapy for people and their animal friends. Kelly and her husband Marco, a Licensed Acupuncturist and Medical Qigong Practitioner- Instructor, have a Holistic Healing Center in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Their secure online web store, www.ashitherapy.com, www.ashiaromatics.com, offers over 100 natural products.