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After years of research and dabbling in creating her own diffuser blends, cold sore remedies and green cleaning solutions, AnnMarie left her corporate career in Operations and Employment Law with the Federal government to start anew.
AnnMarie received her certification in both Aromatherapy & Reflexology from Joy Watson of JoyEssence in Guelph Ontario who inspired AnnMarie's passion of helping people.
Along with AnnMarie's longstanding love affair with scent, she has been helping transform the loves, minds and spirits of all ages to embody a healthier environment and lifestyle using essential oils and is involved with several youth and senior community services in the Elgin, Middlesex and Lambton County areas including the Alzheimer's Society.
AnnMarie supplies several esthetics locations in Southwestern Ontario with her diffuser blends, room mists and bath and body products and is becoming widely known for making specialized products directly for her clientelle.
London, Ontario - Canada
Skincare, Massage therapy, Custom blending, Hospice, Aromatherapy store, Aromatherapy Consultant, Spa Therapy, Reflexology, Botanical/Natural Perfumery, Clinical Aromatherapy, Author/Writer/Researcher, Counselor, Lifestyle coach
Botanic Universe is a Canadian provider of quality essential oils, aromatherapy products, and supplies. We pride ourselves on sourcing the highest quality products from all over the world.
Certified Clinical Aromatherapist - 2016
Diploma in Aromatherapy - 2016
Registered Aromatherapist (RA), Essential Oil Therapist (EOT) - (BCAOA) 2016
Registered Professional Member with the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC) since 2016
Windsor, Ontario - Canada
Massage therapy, Custom blending, Ayurveda, Holistic Health Care or Holistic Practitioner, Clinical Aromatherapy
Joyessence offers aromatherapy certification courses by correspondence recognized by NAHA (National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy )and the CFA (Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists) . Joyessence Aromatherapy Centre Inc. was founded in 1996 and is an International Training Centre for students in many countries throughout the world. Our 400 hour course is available in two modules and is described in detail on our website, while you are there have a look at our Testimonials page. For current content, please check out our Facebook page too.
Sandra Topper is a Professional Aromatherapist and an Artisanal Natural Perfumer who has worked with botanical essences since 1992. Her interest in natural aromatics stems from her childhood days in England when she mischievously hid jars of concoctions under her bed which were filled with blooms from her mother’s garden.
During the early 90’s she obtained accreditation as a Professional Aromatherapist and also has professional training in reflexology, herbology and holistic nutrition. In the mid 90’s Sandra began teaching aromatherapy courses and was a guest instructor at several colleges in Ontario, teaching essential oil safety to massage and aesthetic students. Apart from having extensive knowledge about the chemical complexities of aromatic essences she also possesses a super sense of smell. Sandra indicates that her true passion lies with the art of blending aromatics and prefers to be known as an aromatic mixologist or natural perfumer.
In 1993 Sandra founded two successful enterprises: a natural health retail operation, The Natural Nut Health Shop and Natural Sense Aromatherapy a wholesale distributorship. Over the years her businesses received accolades through several publications in industry magazines, newspapers, and interviews on CBC radio and television talk shows. The Royal Bank of Canada featured her in several of their publications and she was coined as one of their Champion Women Entrepreneurs. In 2001 she also received an award from the Retail Council of Canada for being a socially responsible retailer.
After ten years in retail with two locations, Sandra decided to focus on her wholesale supply business known as Natural Sense Aromatherapy, which became one of Canada’s esteemed distributors of essential oils and spa products supplying hundreds of clients across Canada, the United States and beyond.
After the birth of Sandra’s first grandchild, Sandra was compelled to sell her distribution company. The little one was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition called Loeys-Dietz syndrome and it became evident that Sandra’s daughter would need help with the baby due to multiple trips and numerous stays in hospital.
Sandra has always had a keen interest in personality development, intrinsic motivation and the coping mechanisms that people develop during times of stress and so during her entrepreneurial sabbatical she returned to school to study psychology while continuing to expand her olfactory repertoire. As a result, Sandra’s current interest now leans towards a behavioural and neurobiological perspective, a field now referred to as Aromachology which takes into consideration the human olfactory system and the emotional benefits of scent.
In 2015 Sandra opened Bespoke Aromatics, a thriving little aromatherapy boutique to which Sandra calls a ‘retirement hobby’ where she continues to share her knowledge about aromatic essences, while continuing to cultivate her passion by creating natural perfumes and other scented products that are free from petrochemicals and synthetics under the brand name Prima Essence.
Cobourg - Canada
Skincare, Custom blending, Aromatherapy store, Aromatherapy Consultant, Holistic Health Care or Holistic Practitioner, Botanical/Natural Perfumery, Counselor
Retail location, Practitioner/Clinic, Custom product development
Rachael Dean is one of the instructors at School of Essentria. She is a Certified Clinical Aromatherapists with NAHA and Certified Aromatherapy Health Practitioners (CAHP) with the Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists (CFA). We are an online school offering various courses recognized by NAHA and the CAHP course with the Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists.
Our Aromatherapy Certification course is over 425 hours and covers over 70 essential oil profiles, history, chemistry, safety, chakras, carrier oils, hydrosols and so much more. Students also learn anatomy, physiology and pathology. They learn through hands-on activities, assignments and case studies while having fun in our positive and upbeat student group.
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Milton, Ontario - Canada
Skincare, Custom blending, Aromatherapy Consultant
Calgary, Alberta - Canada
Skincare, Custom blending, Aromatherapy store, Aromatherapy Consultant, Energy Therapy (Reiki, Qigong), Botanical/Natural Perfumery, Clinical Aromatherapy
Practitioner/Clinic, Supplier (Retail/Wholesale), Custom product development
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