Relax and De-stress -Using Aromatherapy

Ref: C3671209

This course will introduce a range of massage and relaxation techniques, to be perform and modified while working on each other. A variety of essential oils and mediums will be used to help improve one's health and well-being and build on previous knowledge and understanding.

Course aim

The course will aim to introduce basic relaxation techniques with the use of aromatherapy oils. You will also perform some basic massage techniques and recognise how to use aromatherapy to improve one's health and well-being.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is for anyone who has an interest in health and well-being.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • relax and breath correctly while listening to relaxing music
  • recognise 2 or more specific essential oils
  • follow a massage procedure and recognise the names of techniques applied
  • give examples about how they use Aromatherapy at home
  • mix and blend oils to suit at least 2 individual ailments.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • Practical demonstrations

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress
  • One to One with tutor Peer feedback

What else do I need to know?

  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • 2 small hand towels

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful
  • A-Z of Aromatherapy

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

Relax and De-stress -Using Aromatherapy Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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