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This workshop is designed to give you an insight into the uses and discover the delights of aromatherapy, to use with family and introduce you to the possibility of taking a longer accredited course. The tutor will be able to recommend further training after this workshop if you wish to gain a qualification.
It includes the pharmacologic properties of the carrier and essential oils and how they can be used and applied to assist with a variety of conditions. A fun workshop giving you valuable information on a fascinating subject.
Just 8 students for individual attention.
This workshop is for beginners - no previous experience is required to attend, you will receive a certificate of attendance.
If you are looking for an accredited Aromatherapy massage course please visit our distance learning section as this full accredited course can be found there.
Essential oils can be calming and rejuvenating and assist with digestion, painful muscles and joints, as well as stimulating the immune system. Some oils are excellent for respiratory conditions and act as expectorants, antiseptics and antispasmodics.
Aromatic plants and oils have been used for thousands of years principally in used as incense, perfumes, religious, medical and culinary purposes. Numerous ancient civilisations Egyptian times hey are also mentioned in Vedic Indian literature and in the Chinese Yellow Emperors book of internal medicine dating from around 2000 BC.
Today they are used extensively in the cosmetic and food industry both for their aromas and as flavouring. The essential oils have many therapeutic properties that can assist the body with a variety of ailments, they are readily absorbed through the skin where their biological and pharmacological compounds can affect the body.
Essential oils are highly concentrated oils from raw plant material, including seeds, bark, leaves, wood, roots, fruit and peel. They are highly volatile and must be used with care and ALWAYS diluted. However they have many therapeutic uses. Essential oils can be used to help with many common ailments and reduce the need for taking pain killers and other over the counter medicines.
This workshop will teach you how by using essential oils you can:
This workshop will give you the basic skills to begin using essential oils for personal use and in the home. As well as giving you the freedom to create your own personalised and fragrant skin, bath and body care.
98' to present date
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The balance of the course fee is paid direct to the tutor and they will contact you by email as soon as the deposit is paid for the course.
All course manuals are included in the price of the course - you will get a bound hard copy course manual given to you on the day of your training.
You will also get a complimentary Anatomy and Physiology manual as our gift to you - worth £10!
This is given to you when you sign up for a course as an e-manual, via a link in your course confirmation from your tutor.
You do NOT have to read this before your course.
You do NOT have to bring it with you as it is for later reference if you need it.
It is an extra manual to save you having to buy Anatomy and Physiology books later saving you money.
We also send you the Gateway therapist accounts package after you have completed a course with us - complimentary worth £10!
You will receive a certificate of attendance.
Feedback from Glenora
I enjoyed the course throughly. I thought it was well presented and was very informative course, the course materials were also very good.
Did the course live up to your expectations? Yes
Would you consider attending another course with us? Yes