Aromatherapy for Health and Well-being

Ref: C3672074

The course will cover a range of relaxation and massage techniques with the use of essential oils. It will identify the effects and benefits of Aromatherapy and how you can explore different synergies by blending oils safely. You will also learn how to use Aromatherapy in a variety of ways at home for your own personal use and for friends and family.

Additional information about this course

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Course aim

The course aims to give a brief introduction to Aromatherapy and will cover a range of essential oils and their uses. You will learn how to store and use oils safely while blending to create formulas which you can then use to massage.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • How to remain grounded while listenimng to relaxing music
  • How to blend oils safely and have an understanding of how they work in the mind and body
  • Be able to use essential oils at home safely
  • Be able to store essential oils safley and be ware of any safety precautions
  • Be able to perform a range of massage techniques on each other

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
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided
  • Two hand towels would be useful for your personal use.

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

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

Aromatherapy for Health and Well-being 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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