Aroma 101: Foundations of Aromatherapy Certification Program
When: September 19, 2014 to October 5, 2014
Instructor: Katie Vie
Location: Boone Healing Arts Center
Contact: Boone Healing Arts Center
Full Event Details:
AROMA101 Foundations of Aromatherapy Certificate Program with Katie Vie
The Aroma101: Foundations of Aromatherapy Certificate program has been designed for massage therapists, estheticians, nurses, healthcare providers and individuals interested in exploring aromatherapy and the benefits of essential oils.
This program is approved by the NCBTMB for 40 CE Hours for massage therapists.
The Holistic Framework
Essential Oils Study
The Quality of Essential Oils
The Therapeutic and Energetic Properties of 20 Essential Oils
Safety and contraindications
Olfaction and Aroma Psychology
Methods of Application
Blending Approaches and Techniques
Aromatic Treatment Design and Implementation
Self care and Healthcare with Aromatherapy.
Basic Chemistry of Essential Oils
Basic Case study for family, friends and existing healthcare professionals.
What to do next?
Upon successful completion of Aroma101: Foundations you will be able to:
Discuss the history of aromatherapy and its modern development.
Compare and contrast a true essential oil with a fragrance oil.
Identify key elements in determining the quality of an essential oil.
Understand and discuss methods of production and the various end products these methods produce.
Identify the origins and purpose of an essence in a plant.
Define what an essential oil is and how it is produced.
Demonstrate knowledge of 20 essential oils, including Latin binomial, safety information, and key therapeutic and/or energetic properties of each individual essential oil.
Understand current up-to-date information on safety and essential oils.
Describe the basic physiology of the skin and its key functions.
Design an effective blend for a basic skincare.
Describe the basic anatomy & physiology of the sense of smell.
Specify key parts of the limbic system and their function.
Create a blend of essential oils for an emotional purpose.
List and describe various methods of application techniques and delivery systems.
Demonstrate basic knowledge of the chemistry of essential oils.
Design aromatic blends for a range of common household ailments.
Assess your needs for advanced education in aromatherapy.
Develop clear career goals and a path to become an Aromatherapist.
You will learn about the following essential oils:
Clary sage: Salvia sclarea
Roman Chamomile: Chamaemelum nobile syn. Anthemis nobilis
Cypress: Cupressus sempervirens
Eucalyptus: Eucalyptus globulus
Fennel: Foeniculum vulgare
Frankincense: Boswellia carteii syn. thurifera
Geranium: Pelargonium graveolens
Ginger: Zingiber officinale
Grapefruit: Citrus paradisi
Lavender: Lavandula angustifolia
Lemon: Citrus limon
Lemongrass: Cymbopogon citratus
Orange: Citrus sinensis
Patchouli: Pogostemom cablin
Peppermint: Mentha x piperita
Rosemary: Rosmarinus officinalis
Tangerine/Mandarin: Citrus reticulata
Tea Tree: Melaleuca alternifolia
Vetiver: Vetiveria zizanoides
Ylang ylang: Cananga odorata
Posted to: Level 1