BALANCED, PROGRESSIVE & INSPIRING EDUCATION

For a new generation of Aromatherapists

Start or continue your educational journey with our innovative programs offered online, in-person and live streaming.

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When you fall in love with essential oils, it’s for many reasons. The obvious is that they are beautiful and just a bit magical. The less obvious is often more personal, and powerful: essential oils can heal the mind/body/spirit. Aromatherapy has the amazing ability to comfort, reinvigorate, and transform us.

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Free Online Introduction to Aromatherapy Course

This course has been designed to build a foundation from which you may continue your journey into and through the world of aromatherapy. It introduces you to the way we teach, the format of our programs and the depth of information made available to you when you register for any of our programs.

ONLINE COURSES

Instinctively, it may seem that aromatherapy and technology don’t mix. Yet both digital learning and the study of aromatherapy offer a very individual, self-motivated experience. With online learning, your relationship to essential oils is cultivated at your pace, in your own environment, and in your own time.

GET CERTIFIED

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.

Foundations of Aromatherapy; Level One Certification, 100 hrs

Qualify to become a NAHA Certified Level 1 Aromatherapist and elevate your passion for essential oils personally and professionally. This course is the foundation for all your future exploration.

Aromatic Scholars: Level Two Certification, 350 hrs

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.

Teacher Training Certification L1

Teaching individuals about essential oils is so much more than just explaining what they are and how best to use them. It goes much deeper than that. And throughout our signature teacher training program you will be inspired and empowered to teach basic aromatherapy concepts effectively and with love and humor.

ADVANCE YOUR LEARNING

Already certified? These courses have been designed to deepen your knowledge of specific subjects related to aromatherapy. Our French Aromatherapy course is our landmark course offering training in Aromatic Medicine as it is practiced in France by herbalists.

Aromatherapy and Medicine of the Soul

Are you looking for tools to guide guide your journey of personal evolution and soul transformation? Look to making aromas and plants as your allies! Our unique, authentic and practical online class will teach you how to use essential oils and hydrosols for soul transformation.

Aromas and the Mind

The Aromas and the Mind certification course delves deeply into how olfaction directly affects our nervous/endocrine systems, emotions, immunity and stress response. The This is an advanced aromatherapy certification designed to enrich your sensory awareness of and relationship with essential oils.

Aromatic Phytochemistry

Our Aromatic Phytochemistry Certification Program offers an in-depth exploration into the chemistry of essential oils. We examine the symbiotic relationship between plants, essential oils and humans, the nature of chemical families and their therapeutic resonances as well as how to utilize the chemistry of essential oils in clinical practice and formulation.

Aromatics and the Skin

The Aromatics and the Skin Online Certificate program offers an in-depth exploration into the therapeutic applications of aromatherapy for maintaining the health of the skin. We begin with a rich exploration of skin anatomy and physiology, examine common and not so common skin conditions, and experience a wide range of skin loving botanical ingredients.

SPECIALITY TOPICS

Built on collaborative relationships with leading herbalists, botanical perfumers, 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 hydrosols and their applications or create your own botanical body care product line, these courses will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed!

Balms, Butters and Salves

Our Butters, Balms and Salves online Certificate program has been designed for those wanting to begin making aromatherapy products as well as for those who would like to deepen their knowledge of formulating oil based products. A perfect program for massage therapists, estheticians, body care product makers, store owners, educators, and caregivers looking to formulate exceptionally effective butters, balms and salves.

Botanical Body Care Products

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.

French Aromatherapy

Our French Aromatherapy course is a scientific and practical exploration of the French approach to aromatic medicine. The course takes you from the roots of the French approach to its careful, experienced application, teaching you how, and when or if it’s appropriate, to take and/or recommend essential oils internally.

Intuitive Plant Communication

We have forgotten something that our ancestors practiced intuitively—The ability to relate sensitively to non-human life. This course will guide you to re-find the common language between ourselves and plants.

Hydrosols Certification

The Hydrosols Online Certification Program is a comprehensive program for those seeking to explore the therapeutic benefits and applications of hydrosols. Cathy Skipper, with special guest appearance of Florian Birkmayer, will take you on a journey from distillation to the many ways to integrate hydrosols into your practice.

ESSENTIAL OILS FOR PREGNANCY

A recording of a live day long presentation offered in NYC exploring what essential oils are best for pregnancy and new motherhood. We will study and discuss safe practices, powerful and effective applications as well as recommendations best for newborns and infants.

CONNECTING ENERGIES: AROMATHERAPY AND CHAKRAS

A recording of a 3 hour live class presented in NYC that explores uniques ways in which to integrate the use of essential oils while working with The Chakras. Learn about energetic synergies, formulate remedies and share olfactory experiences.

Demystifying Essential Oil Research: An Evidence Based Practice Approach

A four- part webinar series presented by Erika Galentin, MNIMH, RH (AHG) Clinical Herbalist and Certified Aromatherapist (ITEC) designed to demystify scientific research on essential oils and the practice of Aromatherapy.

COSMETIC REGULATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Do you make your natural beauty and body care products in your kitchen? Do you follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)? Learn from expert Gay Timmons, the steps required to make your product compliant with current standards and regulations, and what getting “certified,” actually means.

HOW TO POSITION YOUR BRAND FOR RETAIL SUCCESS

The retail beauty space is extremely saturated with compelling and beautiful brands. Learning how to merchandise and position your brand is vital for success.

SALES DISTRIBUTION AND BRANDING FOR NATURAL BEAUTY BRANDS

Learn why branding matters, and how best to position your messaging to make your product stand out. Leilah Mundt, Founder and CEO of Creme Collective, takes students through an inspiring step by step breakdown of how to hone your branding, set up a sales strategy and prepare for distribution.

Tongue Assessment for Western Herbalists, Nutritionists, and Aromatherapists

Traditional assessment methods, such as reading the tongue, face or pulse, are invaluable doorways to the inner terrain, giving us clues about qualities such as moisture and heat, as well as a sense of tension and overall vitality.

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.

INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOPS

Looking to live happier and to feel healthier? We offer a wide variety of classes designed especially for the home practitioner that focus on making your own wellness products using essential oils and botanical ingredients.

GET CERTIFIED

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.

Foundations of Aromatherapy; Level One Certification, 100 hrs

Qualify to become a NAHA Certified Level 1 Aromatherapist and elevate your passion for essential oils personally and professionally. This course is the foundation for all your future exploration.

Aromatic Scholars: Level Two Certification, 350 hrs

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.

LIVE STREAMING

Live Streaming is a technology that delivers content (audio and visual) to computers and mobile devices via the internet simultaneously broadcasting and recording it in real-time as it happens. It’s instant, accessible and engaging, and requires a consistent high speed internet connection. We are proud to deliver live broadcast programming of many of our courses. It’s an exciting way to participate in a class directly from your home.

JOIN LIVE Tuesday, July 24th
6:30-8:30pm
Exploring: Fruits and flowers of Aromatherapy

Spring brings flowers, pollinators and the promise of fruits and seeds—life, regeneration and rebirth. This is when the world is brimming with activity. This workshop is an excellent way to take a time-out from the bustle of spring in order to be present and “stop to smell the roses.”

JOIN LIVE Wednesdays, October 3rd, 10th and 17th
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm EST
Get Dirty With Dirty Dude Apothecary | A Three Part Series

Join Dirty Dude Apothecary founder Justin Wertz and learn how to make 100% plant based grooming and wellness products for men! Essentials oils aren’t just for for women - men also experience great benefits and love smelling good! Plants don’t discriminate and how we apply and use the oils for the unique needs of men can really shift the way we think about men’s wellness and grooming.

JOIN LIVE Monday, October 22nd - Friday, October 26th
9:30-5:00pm
Foundations of Aromatherapy; Level One Certification, 100 hrs

Qualify to become a NAHA Certified Level 1 Aromatherapist and elevate your passion for essential oils personally and professionally. This course is the foundation for all your future exploration.

RETREATS

Come away and immerse yourself in a learning experience that will stay with you for a lifetime. We offer retreats in beautiful locations around the world, integrating aromatic medicine, botanical beauty, distillation and aromatherapy.

Aromatherapy Retreat at the Standard
July 16-19th, 2018 | Miami Beach, FL
LEVEL ONE CERTIFICATION AT THE STANDARD HOTEL AND SPA

Join Amy Galper, Co-Founder of the New York Institute of Aromatic Studies, as she teaches the most comprehensive and progressive Aromatherapy Certification program currently offered live in the US. Returning to the Standard for the 4th time to teach this popular immersive experience, the Foundations of Aromatherapy is the program of choice for those yearning to become certified aromatherapists.

BOOKS

Aromatic Medicine

Aromatic Medicine is a new book that explores aromatherapy through the French approach and teaches how to integrate aromatic medicine into an aromatherapy or herbal practice. The book covers historical information, chemistry and a clinical approach using dermal, internal and other effective ways of utilizing essential oils for health imbalances and wellness.

E-BOOK: ABOUT VEGETABLE OILS

Throughout this E-book you will learn the chemistry of vegetable oils, how and why they are important components in skin care, and explore over 25 incredible vegetable oils. Learn how the skin and vegetable oils share common characteristics and how vegetable oils can be used to support and enhance the health of the skin.

SPECIAL OFFERS

SAVE $200
FOUNDATIONS AND AROMATIC SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Foundations and Scholars bundle discount. Become a Certified Aromatherapist!

SAVE $150
Botanical Body Care Products + Aromatic Applications for the Skin

Foundations and Scholars bundle discount. Become a Certified Aromatherapist!

SAVE $300
Aromatic Foundations and French Aromatherapy Special Offer

Combine Foundations of Aromatherapy with French Aromatherapy certification!