Aromatherapy: Lotions And Potions

Confused about essential oils? This workshop is ideal for anyone wanting to understand what they are, how they work and how to use them safely.
This workshop also aims to give you the skills to make some of your own health and beauty products without the use of chemicals to enhance your well-being.

Who is this course for

What previous knowledge / experience / skills we expect students to have?
None - this workshop is designed for total beginners and those with previous experience who wish to refresh their skills.

What does this course cover

Concept of Aromatherapy
What are essential oils and what to look out for when buying essential oils?
How do essential oils interact with the human body?
Facts about smell.
Essential oils safety guidelines.
How to create an aromatic synergy.
Study of a selection of essential oils beneficial to both mind and body.
Create a variety of products using essential oils and other natural ingredients.
Self-help massage techniques for hands to boost circulation and distress.

What students should be able to do by the end of the course?
Learning Objective:
' Be familiar with some of the therapeutic benefits and uses of essential oils.
' Be able to confidently blend essential oils together to create an aromatic and skin safe synergy.
' Be able to make a variety of natural products including a face cream, bath salt and deodorant.
' Be able to use self-help techniques to relax and distress.

What will it be like

The teaching and learning methods we use on the course:
Theory teaching methods include:
Lecture / PowerPoint presentation / group work / discussion / questions and answers / self- assessment test.
Hands on exercises in blending.

How we assess your progress on the course?
At the start you will be ask to complete a:
Health questionnaire
Throughout the day:
You will receive regular verbal feedback from your tutor as and when appropriate.
At the end:
You will be asked to complete a session summary quiz and course evaluation form.

What else do you need to buy or do

All course material will be provided.

What extra study/practice we expect you to do outside the class?
Additional reading materials will be given for home reading.

What this course could lead to

What you can do next, after this course?
Students can enrol on further complementary therapies such as Massage, Aromatherapy, Indian Head massage, Alexander technique, Diet and Nutrition.

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Got a Question about this Course?

Contact The Departmental Administrator.

Why choose Mary Ward?

Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening and weekends to suit your timetable. You can learn face to face at one of our centres (Bloomsbury or Waterloo) or take an online course

Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’