Lotions and Potions
Make your own skincare and personal care products
In this course we will learn how to make very simple creams, elixirs and all types of aromatherapy products. The products are completely natural and can be prepared in your kitchen with ingredients easily found on the market.
2 hours (lecture, demonstration)
Flowers are the symbol of Divine unfolding. This course introduces the student to working with flowers and the beauty and wisdom held within their being. We will learn about flower remedies/essences, essential oils, aromatherapy and how to intuit with plants. This course is not required but recommended to students who wish to go on to the Lotions and Potions workshop.
2 hours (lecture)
Aromatherapy Past & Present
In this introductory course you will learn the basics of Aromatherapy:
- the history of aromatherapy
- what aromatherapy is
- how it is used
- the uses of essential oils
- their qualities and properties
- how to make simple blends for personal use
You will have the opportunity to experience the wonderful fragrances of essential oils. You will be given guidelines for blending essential oils and learn how to prepare your own simple therapeutic blends for personal use. Included in the course is an Aromatherapy Manual and Blending Workbook, as well as one personal blend that you will create during the class.
4 hours (lecture and practicum).
Aromatherapy is an art and science of using essential oils for a therapeutic purpose. It is a therapy that dates back to ancient times. What makes aromatherapy unique is that is combines a physically active substance with something that smells good, making it a pleasure to use.