AROMATHERAPY BLENDING

AROMATHERAPY BLENDING

 

For the therapists who are already trained in massage and wish to learn the art of aromatherapy and how to select and blend essential oils specifically for their client’s needs

Cost: £275, including booking fee of £80
Pre-Requisites: Anatomy & Physiology Level 3 + Body Massage
Course Length: 1½ days

Course Content & Learning Outcomes: 

  • Aromatherapy
    • History
    • Benefits
  • Essential Oils
    • How They work
    • Botanical overview
    • Methods of extraction
    • Properties of Essential Oils
    • Therapeutic Value
  • Carrier Oils
    • Examples of uses
  • Equipment needed
  • Blending
    • Notes
    • Evaporation rates & Odour Intensity
    • Plant families
    • Blending tips
    • Buying EO
    • EO selection for blending
  • Classification of terms
  • Index of 30 Essential Oils
  • Use in Pregnancy
    • Emmenagogic, Abortifacient and Oestrogen Stimulating oils
  • Health & Safety of Essential Oils
    • Dilution
    • Purchasing
    • Storage
    • Using
    • COSSH
  • Contraindications
  • Consultations
    • Observation
    • Questioning
    • Listening
    • Diagnostic Techniques
    • Support & Care of Clients
    • Case History/Consultation Form
    • Aftercare Advice
    • Healing Response
  • Hygiene
  • Health & Safety
  • Insurance/Legal Responsibilities
  • Business Matters
  • Summary of Essential Oils
    • Alphabetical list by common user
    • Summary of notes
    • Body systems and notes
    • Classification of effect
    • Skin type
  • Example Blends

Course Structure:

  • Home Study (3-4 days guided learning hours)
  • 1½ day practical
  • 10 case studies

Awarding Body: Towergate

Venues:
This course is available at:

  • Berkshire
  • Dorset (Ferndown)
  • Essex
  • Hampshire
  • Kent
  • London
  • Somerset
  • Yorkshire (Selby)
  • In-house training available