Introduction To Aromatherapy

Ref: C3843191

Aromatherapy has been in existence since Egyptian times and can be used to improve your health and wellbeing as well as to create beauty products at a fraction of High Street prices. In this introduction to AROMATHERAPY you will discover how to use essential oils safely, in the correct quantities and how to create simple but really effective treatments for your hands and face. You will learn to unlock the secrets of nature's treasure chest of oils and the various ways of using them to treat many ailments. Discover how they can alter your mood, enhance the atmosphere of a room and explore how they can relax and de-stress you

Course aim

This course aims to demonstrate an introduction to Aromatherapy and holistic massage to help promote a feeling of health and well-being

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • Recognise the health benefits of aromatherapy
  • Recall the therapeutic properties of a range of natural products
  • Compare practical ways you can use essential oils in your daily life
  • Demonstrate how to administer a simple hand massage

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
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

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Introduction To Aromatherapy

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