Aromatherapy: taster workshop
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Location: KWC - Kean Street Wellbeing Centre
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Course Code: FCL12
Duration: 1 session
What is the course about?
This workshop is about an introduction to nature's very own pharmacy and harnessing the power of essential oils for everyday health and well-being! You’ll be taken on a journey to explore essential oils that uplift and those that heal.
Learn the Art of Aromatherapy and put your sense of smell to test!
What will we cover?
- Essential oil safety
- Blending guidelines
- Properties of essential oils
- Benefits of Aromatherapy and its applications
- Exploration of three commonly used essential oils.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Use three essential oils safely at home
- Blend essential oils using blending guidelines
- Identify at least three properties of essential oils
- Identify at least three methods of Aromatherapy application
- Explain the benefits and uses of three common essential oils for health and well-being.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Beginner level - This is a brief introduction to Aromatherapy. No prior experience or knowledge of essential oils needed. Curiosity, enthusiasm and willingness to participate.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
This will be an experiential workshop with some theory taught via a presentation, much of the workshop will be hands on and practical. You’ll be in small groups for discussions and in pairs for practical elements of the workshop.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There are no additional costs. Handouts are provided.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
If the taster sparks an interest, you may further your knowledge of essential oils by enrolling onto Introduction to Aromatherapy or go onto accredited courses in Complementary Therapies. You may also enjoy Introduction to Indian Head Massage or Reflexology.
Ameena Rahman ITEC Tutor and Complementary Therapist Ameena has been working as a qualified complementary therapist for over a decade. Her community-based therapy practice extends to the heart of communities, including hospices and vulnerable groups. Ameena is passionate about preventative health and plays an active role in promoting screening and facilitating health & well-being workshops in the community. She holds a Diploma in Teaching in Lifelong Learning Sector and teaches accredited and introductory courses in Anatomy & Physiology, Swedish Massage, Aromatherapy and Indian Head Massage. Ameena has been teaching at City Lit College for several years and thoroughly enjoys it. Her teaching style reflects her personality in creating an open, engaging and reflective learning environment which fosters good working relationships in preparation for working with people in the community. She believes the holistic and person-centred approach is an important foundation for any career within complementary therapies.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.