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Winter 2018 Schedule
Online Level I | Foundation in Essential Oil TherapyOngoingOngoing
Live Level I | Foundation Course in Essential Oil TherapyThe program includes lessons on distillation methods, blending, chemistry of essential oils, physiology of skin and immune system, methods of application, safety data, the study of oils in ancient cultures, and the effectiveness of essential oils on the mind, body, and spirit.Mondays, May 7June 255:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Level II Course 9 | Communication Business SkillsThis course focuses on the ethics of being an Essential Oil Practitioner. Through communica-tion and business skills, students learn how to develop a deeper relationship between the client and the practitioner. Also covered: How to start a business, record keeping, legal considera-tions, creating a business card, brochure and business plan. Wednesday, May 9June 65:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Level II Course 2 | AromaBotanyThe abstract and mysterious quality of
essential oils become a living botanical
reality as students study the plants of their origin. Students study botanical classification and structure, photosynthesis, flower reproduction, as well as ex-ploring various plant parts. This class includes field trips to local botanical gardens. The public may join the class for a one day UCSC Arboretum tour. Contact COBHA for details.
Thursdays, May 10June 2811:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Level II Course 5 | Advanced Essential Oil Chemistry Students gain a deeper appreciation of essential oil functional groups in this course. The meaning of optical isomers, ethers, and oxides is clarifies, along with the reason why some essential oils heal and others are toxic. The class offers some hands-on experience in steam distillation. Thursday, January 18Saturday, January 20 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Level II Course 8 | Energetic Healing Students are introduced to the mystery of the human etheric body and the chakra system and their connection to the body's endocrine system. Through class experiences, students explore how a person's energy field exists and how it is affected by essential oils. They learning to discern methods for keeping the body's aura healthy and promoting spiritual healing. Experience flower essences, traditional Chinese medicine, sound healing and homeopathy. This course is taught a collaborative effort with other instructors. Thursdays, January 25March 1st 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.