Ready to  become a NAHA Level 1 Certified Aromatherapist®?

(Online course coming late this summer)

Are you interested in being professionally qualified as an Aromatherapist?

The Aroma Institute Level One Foundations of Aromatherapy Program is offered ONLINE  as well as on location in Nacogdoches, Texas, located in the heart of the Pineywoods of East Texas. Considered the Garden Capital of Texas, Nacogdoches is the perfect place for this guided journey into the intricate world of plant medicine, aromatherapy & essential oils.

 

Who is this certification for?  Everyone!

 

The continued growth in the interest in complementary and alternative approaches to health has lead to an increased demand for therapeutic aromatherapy based products and practices. Whether you want to open a practice  as an aromatherapist, be a consultant, incorporate aromatherapy into an existing healing modality or be empowered to improve the health of you and your family, being a certified aromatherapist open the door to a vast array of opportunities.

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What will I  learn?

This course is designed  to  empower  you  to confidently  use essential oils to  effectively formulate and create aromatherapy blends  using a variety of applications for various issues supporting mental, emotional and physical health. You  will gain knowledge in ayurveda to assess doshic imbalances , aromatherapy history, safety, quality, application methods and sustainability issues.
By the end of this course students will be able to:

•    Evaluate essential oils based on  organoleptic qualities
•    Utilize  foundational  Ayurvedic skills  & evaluation 

      techniques to assess constitution  & doshic imbalances
•    Formulate & create a variety of  unique
Aromatic

      products for skin-care, respiratory and mental and

      emotional wellness         
•    Assess the quality & purity of essential oils
•    Make educated & ethical decisions when buying

      essential oils
•    Formulate using 5 different blending techniques
•    Integrate essential oil into their lives to support wellness
•    Choose an appropriate method of application
•    Conduct aromatherapy consultations

 

What will I be able to do as a Certified Aromatherapist?

  • Aromatherapy or Aromatic consultant

  • Aromatherapy business owner

  • Aromatherapy Writer/ Blogger

  • Guest Speaker

  • Spa Consultant/Practitioner

  • Retail Specialist

  • Aromatherapy Educator

  • Integrative Healthcare Practitioner

  • Product Designer

  • Hospice/Palliative care

  • Web Retailer

  • Therapeutic Product line Development

  • Improve the well-being of family & friends

Aromatherapy can also  be integrated into other  professions:

  • Massage Therapy

  • Spa

  • Asian Bodywork Therapies

  • Herbal Medicine

  • Nursing

  • Hospice Volunteers

  • Yoga

  • Reiki

  • Flower Essence Therapy

  • Integrative Medicine

Course Outline

MODULE ONE

Introduction

Orientation, Introduction to Aromatherapy.What are Essential 

Oils? Aromatherapy as a Healing Art

MODULE TWO

Aromatic History

Multicultural History of Aromatherapy,The Role of Aromatic

Plant Use Throughout History, Essential Oil Use in Industry Today.Creating an Ancient Aromatic Blend

MODULE THREE

Making Sense of Scents

Language of Aroma, Experiential Sensory Training, The Art

of Organoleptic Analysis, Blending Using Aromatic Notes

MODULE FOUR

Ayurveda and Aromatherapy

 

The Five Elements of Nature,Fundamental Concepts of

Ayurvedic Anatomy & Physiology, Foundational Skills of

Ayurvedic Assesment I ,Aromatic Plants- Essential oils,

Carrier Oils & Their Doshic Effect,  Blending from an

Ayurvedic Perpective

MODULE FIVE

Aromatherapy in Practice I

Client Consultation, Completing a Client Intake Form,

Consent Form & Ayurvedic Assessment, Evaluation and

Aromatherapy Treatment Plan

MODULE 6

Botany

Plant Families, Endangered Species, Sustainable Harvesting

& Ethical Wild-crafting, Differentiating Between Different

Species, Varieties, Cultivars and Chemotypes, How and

why plants make essential oils

MODULE 7

21 Essential Oil Monographs

Cedarwood Atlas, Cedrus atlantica, Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea), Cypress (Cupressus sempervirens),  Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus), Fennel, Foeniculum vulgare, Frankinsence

(Boswellia carteri ) Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens),

Grapefruit ( Citrus paradisi, Ginger Zingiber officinale, Juniper Berry Juniperus communi, Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), Lemon(Citrus x limon), Lemongrass, Cymbopogon flexuosus,
Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) Peppermint 
Mentha x piperita), Roman Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis),Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis), Sweet Orange (Citrus sinensis), Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia), Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanioides), Ylang Ylang

(Cananga odorata)

12 Carrier Oil Monographs:

Sweet Almond Carrier Oil (Prunus amygdalu) Avocado Carrier Oil (Persea americana), Apricot Kernel Carrier Oil (Prunus armeniaca)
Coconut Carrier Oil (Cocos nucifera),  Grapeseed Carrier Oil (Vitis vinifera ), Hemp Carrier Oil (Cannabis sativa), Jojoba Carrier Oil (Simmondsia chinensis), Olive Oil Carrier Oil (Olea europaea),
Rosehip Carrier Oil (Rosa rubiginosa/R. eglanteria), Safflower Carrier Oil (Carthamus tinctorius), Sesame Carrier Oil (Sesamum indicum) Sunflower Carrier Oil (Helianthus annuus),
 

Other Ingredients:
Hydrosols, Gels, Butters, Salts, Clays, Creams & Lotions

MODULE EIGHT

Aroma Chemistry

 

Therapeutic Properties of main chemical families
Safety Considerations, Creating chemistry inspired blends

MODULE NINE

Safety & Quality

Safety considerations, Safe Handling & Storage. Proper Record-keeping & Labeling, Oxidation, Quality Control, Tests for purity, Common forms of adulteration, GCMS Testing

MODULE TEN

Formulation & Blending

 

Formulation & Blending Guidelines. Quantities and proportions when blending essential oils, Calculating cost of blend

MODULE ELEVEN

Methods of Absorption & Application

Factors affecting absorption, Methods of application, How to choose the appropriate method of application, Recipes

MODULE TWELVE

Balancing The Mind & Emotions

Olfactory System, Limbic System, Creating remedies to support mental & emotional well-being

MODULE THIRTEEN

Basic anatomy & physiology, Respiratory System,Common respiratory ailments, symptoms and therapeutic goals, Creating remedies to support respiratory health, Integumentary System, Skincare routines Common skin conditions ,Creating unique artisan aromatic skincare products

MODULE  FOURTEEN

The Business of Aromatherapy

Basic Business Skills for the Aromatherapist, Marketing & Resources

MODULE TEN

Business and Aromatherapy

The Business of Aromatherapy, Business Development, Resources

COMPLETION

Assessment

 

Final Exam Modules 1 – 15 and Five (5) Case Studies.

Coming late this summer

TUITION

$450 USD

   

Requirements for Certification

This hand on program is interactive, comprehensive and  includes a total of 70 total hours of training.In order to receive your official certification from Aroma Institute and call yourself a certified aromatherapist, you will need to:

 

  • Complete all modules

  • Complete  5 case studies  and the final exam with a grade of 85% or better

  • Proof of completion of Anatomy & Physiology 1 from an accredited institution, or the equivalent class taken from a NAHA approved school

info@aromainstitute.com   US: 1-817-717-558 MEX:  52-1-999-118-3677

PO Box 633444, Nacogdoches , TX 75963

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