Advanced Aromatherapy Practitioner Graduate Program
Ongoing

essence of thyme

Essence of Thyme College of Holistic Studies offers an Advanced Aromatherapy Certification Program through correspondence and interactive studies.  The course covers 82 essential oils in-depth as well as all the commonly used carrier oils and hydrosols. Emphasis is put on blending techniques, safety guidelines and chemistry.  The student will learn what essential oils and application methods are recommended for specific conditions for every system of the body. 

Monthly seminars are held on a variety of topics, ranging from new research, essential oils not covered in the course curriculum and specific conditions.  This allows the learner to keep up to date on the newest research and information in the field of aromatherapy.  The seminars are offered at three different times throughout the day to work with time zones and work schedules.  New students receive all the past student meeting notes.

Essence of Thyme College of Holistic Studies has secured some exclusive benefits on behalf of the students.  This includes wholesale access to essential oils and aromatherapy related products; a research database and a chemistry software program.

Assessment methods are as follows:

  •         AT101 - midterm - emailed out and open book with 24 hours in which to complete it.
  •         Midterm Case Studies - 5 required.
  •         AT101 - final - emailed out and closed book with 5 hours in which to complete it.
  •         Final Case Studies - 10 required.
  •         AT201 - midterm - emailed out and closed book with 4 hours in which to complete it.
  •         Midterm Case Studies - 5 required.
  •         AT201 Final - proctored, closed book with 5 hours in which to complete it.  In the case of Canadian students, the CFA Board exam takes the place of the AT201 final exam.
  •         Final Case Studies - 10 required.
  •         Research Project

Upon graduation from the course you would be eligible to join the following associations.

  •         Alliance of International Aromatherapists at the highest level which is Advanced Aromatherapy Practitioner (formerly Clinical Aromatherapist).
  •         The British Columbia Alliance of Aromatherapy with the registered trademarked designations of Registered Aromatherapists and Essential Oil Therapist.
  •         The Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists with the designation of Certified Aromatherapy Health Professional.
  •         The National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy – Professional Aromatherapist.

For more information, please visit the Essence of Thyme College of Holistic Studies website at www.essenceofthyme.ca

Modality
Aromatherapy

Credits

6

Facility

N/A

Location

Online

Instructor

Colleen Thompson

Phone

604-318-2793
Seminars for Health
Multiple

Seminars for Health General

Massage Therapists, Achieve your Maximum Potential

Seminars for Health is the leader of Continuing Education for Massage Therapists, offering over 110 quality courses per year to support and enhance the massage therapy industry. Our courses are uniquely and carefully designed, created from knowledge, experience and care to enhance the massage therapy industry. We offer exclusive courses that cannot be found anywhere else. 

Courses are conveniently offered in Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Lethbridge, Red Deer, Florida and soon Saskatchewan

Together we will raise the standard of excellence!

Massage Therapy Students receive a 20% discount off courses up to 6 months from graduation. Proof of student/recent graduation status required.

Please visit our website www.seminarsforhealth.ca for a complete list of our courses, including prices, location, credits and course dates.

Join us, your clients WILL feel the difference.

Courses by area of specialty.

Course Calendar click HERE

Visit www.seminarsforhealth.ca for details.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Seminars for Health.

Contact information:
www.seminarsforhealth.caemail: info@seminarsforthealth.ca
phone: 403-607-9389

Modality
Therapeutic Massage

Credits

Varies

Facility

N/A

Location

Calgary/ Edmonton

Instructor

N/A

Phone

403-607-9389
Jade Stone Massage Workshop
Various

healing jade

Jade Stone Massage Workshop

Saskatoon November 18-19
Edmonton November 20-21
Calgary November 22-23

Participants learn over two days all aspects of Jade Stone Massage.

Therapists will be able to confidently incorporate this modality into their practice.

The following areas are covered in detail:

• Tools Required
• Historical use of Jade in Massage
• Attributes of Jade
• Types of stones used and there properties
• Benefits of stone massage
• Alternating temperatures in treatment
• Contraindications and considerations
• Temperature control
• Working with the Stones
• Sterilization, care and storage
• Treatment with clothing on
• Full body jade massage.

You will learn how to incorporate Jade into therapeutic and relaxation massage, working in alternating temperatures, working deep with less effort and more comfort for the client.

The two day workshop is designed that you the therapist has a solid knowledge working with a set of only twenty functionally-designed stones in many applications to confidently incorporate your knowledge and skills into a jade treatment.

Workshop cost $595. Includes your set of 20 massage stones
Tel: 1-250-619-5423
E-mail: shelley@healingjadestone.com

Modality
Hot Stone Therapy

Credits

12

Facility

Multiple

Location

Multiple

Instructor

Shelley Killeen

Phone

1-250-619-5423
Thai Yoga Massage - Level 1 Mat
October 23-25, 2017

Thai Yoga Massage - Level One Mat

Suitable for: Beginners
Duration: 40 hours (3 day sessions plus assignments - 15 hours of practical application)
Certification: Half-day practical examination (Four weeks after the course)
Investment: $500.00 + GST
Instructor: Shawne Klassen RMT RTT
Website: www.thaiyogamassage.guru
Email: shawne@thaiyogamassage.guru
Phone: 403-228-6420
Registration: thaiyogamassage.guru/course-registration/
Credits: 12 with RMTA
Dates: October 23 - 25, 2017 in Calgary, AB

The course covers the historical roots, practices, benefits and constraints of Northern style Thai yoga massage and then moves onto demonstrations and hands-on practical sessions. During the course, we explore the ‘northern energy model’ focusing on the effective delivery of massage techniques based on good body mechanics and how to achieve deeper releases with breath work.

On successful completion of the course and examination, you will be able to safely and effectively deliver a full Northern style Thai yoga massage, using a combination of over 100 techniques on a mat.

Includes: Comprehensive course manual and lifetime subscription to course videos.

Throughout the three days, we will cover:

The course covers the historical roots, practices, benefits and constraints of Northern style Thai yoga massage. We will explore the ‘northern energy model’ focusing on the effective delivery of massage techniques based on good body mechanics and how to achieve deeper releases with breath work.

  •       Indications and contraindications
  •       Body mechanics
  •       Transitions: supine, prone, side, and sitting
  •       Listening to the body
  •       Breath coaching
  •       Over 100 Thai massage positions
Modality
Traditional/Thai/Thai Yoga Massage

Credits

12

Facility

#2, 115 12 St. NE

Location

Calgary, AB

Instructor

Shawne Klassen

Phone

403-228-6420
IAIM Infant Massage Instructor's Certification Training
February 22-25, 2018

IAIM

IAIM Infant Massage Instructor's Certification Training
February 22-25, 2018  Edmonton, Alberta Canada

Infant Massage is a traditional parenting practice in India and many other parts of the world, where generations of mothers have offered this nurturing touch to their babies. It provides a loving connection between parent and baby starting early in life, supporting and strengthening this attachment as baby grows.

Today, countless research studies in the US and in Europe support the benefits of Infant Massage with impressive results. Babies are able to relax and sleep better, calm themselves more readily, and thrive on many measures.

This 4 day intensive training session is designed for nurses, physiotherapists, massage therapists, child care educators or anyone who shows the aptitude and willingness to promote infant massage.

The certification enables the participant to teach parents and caregivers how to massage their babies and will be recognized in over 50 countries where IAIM exists. Visit www.iaim.net for more information.

The Trainer:  Sylvie Hetu has been working with the International Association of Infant Massage since 1983 teaching parents of various backgrounds including multi cultural groups and vulnerable families. A pioneer of infant massage in Canada then becoming an International Trainer in 1989; Sylvie has brought the IAIM to several countries on the five continents. She has witnessed firsthand the benefits of the IAIM programme with families all around the globe and readily shares her experiences and wisdom throughout this 4 day intensive training. Sylvie has served as the International President of the IAIM (1992–2004), as well as a member of the IAIM International Education Committee for close to two decades.

For registration please contact Phyllis Paterson, Course Coordinator, at soul.direction@telus.net   Ph: 403-347-2033

Cost $650.00   RMTA Credit Value: 12

Early registration highly recommended!

Modality
Infant Massage

Credits

12

Facility

Providence Renewal Centre

Location

Edmonton, AB

Instructor

Sylvie Hetu

Phone

403-347-2033

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