Aromatheraphy for Health and Wellbeing

Ref: C3673072

During the course you will discover natural remedies and have the opportunity to put this into practice while making a range of skin and cleaning products to your liking. You will recognise how essential oils can help combat colds coughs and skin disease as well as other ailments which will be invaluable for future reference. You will practice mindfulness throughout the course and recognised how this can help improve your overall health and well-being.

Course aim

The course aims to explore alternative ways to create natural organic skin care and mindful aromatherapy massage whilst minimising the use of harsh chemicals which can be harmful for us and our environment.

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:

  • Recognise some essential oils and how to use them safely.
  • Have a better knowledge and understanding of how Aromatherapy works
  • Be able to blend and create my own products for home use.
  • Recognising the present moment and focussing on the hear and now.
  • Feel relaxed and grounded.

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
  • You will be expected to carry out a range of activities in your own time

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?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you

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
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member

Download full course outline

Aromatheraphy for Health and Wellbeing 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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