This 2-day course is specifically designed for the massage therapy professional to go in depth on how certain oils can be helpful for emotional and physical concerns. We will explore the chemistry of essential oils and scientific evidence is given to guide your practice. We will learn about aromatic waters and how to use them in a massage therapy practice. Ways of blending essential oils are discussed and we will create a blend for personal use.
Explore history, quality, uses, and safety of essential oils.
Discuss how essential oils may assist balance of physical and emotional concerns.
Relate chemistry of essential oils with their actions of the body for emotional and physical concerns.
Discuss the major chemistry categories for essential oils.
Identify how to use carrier oils and aromatic waters in a massage therapy practice.
Participate in creating a blend for practical experience.
Practice healing techniques using essential oils.
Instructor: Debra Reis, RN, MSN, NP
Debra Reis is an author, speaker, and nurse practitioner specializing in holistic health and supportive therapies including essential oils, relaxation techniques, and gentle movement therapies. She is the director and an instructor for the Certification in Clinical Aromatherapy program for the Institute of Spiritual Healing & Aromatherapy and nationally known expert in the area of essential oils for cancer care. Deb has a gift for making complex information easy to understand and integrate into practice.