Aromatherapy Certification Course (C.A.H.T.) (HSC-ARO)

AromatherapyAromatherapy is the use of aromatic, botanical essential oils to balance and rejuvenate body, mind and spirit and to alleviate symptoms of illness. Upon completion of this course, 30 case studies and an exam, you can apply for the designation C.A.H.T. (Certified Aromatherapy Health Therapist). 

Module 1 — History and introduction to essential oils. Basic carriers such as vegetable oils, creams and lotions. Topical applications. Study of 10 essential oils.

Module 2 — Absorption of oils through skin and lungs, olfaction and blood brain barrier. Safety data and contraindications. Special carrier oils, exfoliants and scrubs. 

Module 3 — Extraction, quality and basic chemistry of oils. Complex and multi-condition blending. Compresses, ointments, vegetable butters and clay.

Module 4 — Client assessment and case study form. Contraindications to massage and basic safety. Lymphatic massage of the back, and back of legs.

Module 5 — Massage for the front of legs, abdomen, arms, and head. Blending for specific conditions such as pain, cellulite, arthritis, digestion, etc.  

Module 6 — Practicum for full body treatment. Case study supervision.

Module 7 — Practicum involving real case scenarios. Complete 9 case studies for the program.

Module 8 — Aromatherapy Applications. Create and adapt base carriers such as lotions, creams, ointments and water soluble solutions for use with essential oil blends. Make your own products from scratch, giving you complete control over your formulas and the flexibility to adapt recipes for treatment of many conditions.

Note: Modules 1, 2, 3 and 8 can be taken as a unit for those who are only interested in the basic knowledge and applications without massage training. All modules required to receive a Diploma in the Holistic Health Practitioner Program (C.N.H.P.), and as basis for separate certification (C.A.H.T.). Exam and designation fees are extra.

Instructor: Sandy Powell, Certified Aromatherapy Health Professional (C.A.H.P.) and Certified Reflexologist (C.R.H.P.) and Jan Soule

Pre-requisite: Anatomy and Physiology

Fee:  $1615 if taken as part of Program, $2040 + HST if taken as a single course. Material fee of $305 applies if taken as a single course. 


Full-time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting Thurs. Sept. 27, 2018 (9:30 am-5 pm), 16 classes

Part-time:  starting Sat. Feb. 2, 2019 (9:30 am-5:00 pm),16 classes (approximately every other Sat. & some Sun.)

To Register: For information or to register, please contact Maria Gallé at or 416.484.0454 ext.25 or Pat Rigby at or 416.484.0454 ext.30.

You can also register securely online through PayPal below.

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