LIVE CLASSES

Do you prefer to learn in-person? Surrounded by a community of students that you can share experiences and exchange ideas? Join us in New York City at our flagship location and get a direct hands-on experience smelling, blending and learning about the power of essential oils.

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS

Cultivating a love and mastery of essential oils begins with a strong foundation in the art and science of aromatherapy. Choosing to become certified adds a greater sense of skill and legitimacy to your practice —whether professional, or strictly personal—and opens up the path to continue mastering aromatherapy in all its beauty and therapeutic potential.

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Various Dates in NYC


A transformative learning experience, our Foundations program was created for anyone interested in a meaningful exploration of aromatherapy and essential oils. Estheticians, yoga teachers, health practitioners, beauty entrepreneurs, massage therapists, psychotherapists and more—all are welcome. The program is interactive, comprehensive and lively—a guided journey into an intricate, beautiful world.

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Beginning September 23rd, 2019
9:30 am - 5:00 pm EST


Qualify to become a NAHA Certified Professional Aromatherapist and begin your training as a Clinical Aromatherapist. This class is the most comprehensive, progressive and holistic education offered for those seeking to become an aromatherapy practitioner.

ESSENTIALS AND DIY

If you are in the NYC area and want to get started using essential oils, but not sure where to begin, join us for our specially curated and fun hands-on classes, and experience using essentials and the how-to’s of product blending!

  • Open House: Aromatic Scholars | In-Person

    $0.00
    Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
    Thinking about taking the leap and furthering your aromatherapy education? We are bringing back our popular Level Two Certificate Program starting this September! Come join us for this informative and free Open House.
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  • Free! Introduction to Essential Oils | In-Person

    Multiple Dates Available
    If you are in the NYC area and have always wanted to know more about essential oils and our exceptional programming, join us for a Free evening of aromatic bliss and learn about our one-of-a-kind courses like: Aromatherapy Certification and Botanical Beauty Formulation.
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  • Clean Beauty Basics | In-Person

    $75.00
    Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
    What is Clean Beauty and what does it really mean? In this fun, interactive evening, Amy Galper, Co-Founder of our school and Co-Author of the best selling book, Plant Powered Beauty, will breakdown how we can all start integrating more conscious beauty products and habits into our daily skincare regimes.
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  • Nourishing the Skin with Herbal Infusions | In-Person

    $65.00
    Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
    Explore one of the places where non-aromatic herbs meet aromatic herbs: macerated (aka infused) herbal oils. Herbal infused oils are excellent medicine for the skin and when combined with essential oils add another layer of therapy to your medicine chest. This is an opportunity for you to take part of a time-honored tradition: infusing herbs into oil is an ancient form of medicine-making.
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  • Drinking Plants: Water Infusions and Decoctions | In-Person

    $65.00
    Wednesday, September 25th, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
    Join us on this evening in the fall to explore the benefits of cold infusions versus hot infusions versus decoctions. We will sample and discuss several single-herbal preparations to have direct-personal experience--this includes making hot infusions and macerations during class so the process is revealed. Plus, everyone will create their own blend of "tea" to take with them to enjoy at home.
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  • Connecting Energies: Aromatherapy and the Chakras | In-Person

    $195.00
    Sunday, September 29th, 2019 9:30 am - 5:30 pm EST
    Good health is promoted when energy flows whereas stagnation promotes sluggishness and dis-ease. A core law of energy states: “Energy can neither be created nor destroyed. It transforms from one form to another.” This experiential workshop presents a way for you to choose essential oils to work with your chakras in order to promote movement and balance—one of the great paradoxes of aromatics.
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  • Open House: Botanical Body Care Products

    $0.00
    Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST
    Wanting to formulate your own natural beauty products? Join us for this informative and free Open House where we will discuss our upcoming Botanical Body Care Products course with Co-Founder Amy Galper.
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  • Plant Powered Beauty: Fall Routine | In-Person

    $80.00
    Monday, October 7th, 2019 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
    Do you want to know how essential oils and plant based skin care ingredients can be used to support the fall transition? Join Amy Galper, Co-Author of “Plant Powered Beauty” (and Co-Founder of the New York Institute of Aromatic Studies) as she shares her favorite beauty and wellness tips for facing the new energy, wellness concerns and climate changes that happen during the fall.
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  • Menopausal Skin Care with Essential Oils | In-Person

    $80.00
    Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm EST
    In this 3 hours workshop, we will look at our skin through the lens of menopause and approach caring for it with fresh eyes. Review what exactly happens to our skin anatomically during menopause and then identify some of the key physiological shifts that are taking place.
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ADVANCE YOUR LEARNING

Feeling adventurous? These In-Person aromatherapy courses are great for Certified Aromatherapists or anyone who has achieved a basic level of aromatherapy experience. Designed to deepen your knowledge of specific subjects relating to essential oils, plant medicine, natural body care and aromatherapy. Most if not all of these courses will expect you to already have a basic understanding of aromatherapy and our blending method under your belt.

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Beginning September 23rd, 2019
9:30 am - 5:00 pm EST


Qualify to become a NAHA Certified Professional Aromatherapist and begin your training as a Clinical Aromatherapist. This class is the most comprehensive, progressive and holistic education offered for those seeking to become an aromatherapy practitioner.

Monday, October 28th - Friday, November 1st, 2019
9:30 am - 5:00 pm EST


The Botanical Body Care Products certification course has been designed through the lens of two exceptional aromatherapists and botanical product formulators, Amy Galper and Jade Shutes. Learn to formulate a wide range of plant-based skin care products including butters and creams, to gels, cleansers and masks and be poised to launch your own line of products.

SPECIALTY TOPICS

Built on collaborative relationships with leading herbalists, healers, wellness practitioners and aromatherapists, our specialty programs are designed to focus on specific subjects that can expand your knowledge and use of essential oils and other plant-based ingredients. Whether you want to explore the plants’ energetics, create your own botanical body care product line, or weave the therapeutic properties of essential oils into your own personal and professional development, these courses will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed!

  • Botanical Perfumery | In-Person

    $80.00
    Saturday, September 14th, 2019 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
    Aba of Aba Love Apothecary and New York Institute of Aromatics Studies invites you to create a custom aromatic blend in the spirit of personal stories. In this 3 hour workshop, we will create a pure botanical perfume oil blend to journey with you on your wildest adventures.
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  • CBD and Plant Based Skincare: Does it work? | In-Person

    $295.00
    Sunday, September 15th, 2019 11:00 am - 3:00 pm EST
    What’s the deal with CBD/hemp and skin? Everybody is asking, but who really knows the answers? In this 4 hour special workshop, join Mia Davis--a clean beauty business leader who created the standards for Beautycounter, Credo Beauty and others, and who has been researching and working with CBD for over two years--and Amy Galper, as they breakdown the CBD craze.
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  • Distillation, Hydrosols and Cocktails at Barano | In-Person

    $45.00
    Sunday, October 27th 2019 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
    Have you ever wondered how the distillation process works? Join us at Barano to observe and participate in a distillation of aromatic plants where the beautiful distillate, the aromatic water, will be used in a craft cocktail.
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