Animal Aromatherapy Practitioner Certification Course (sm).

Essential Oils Studies to Become an Animal Aromatherapist

This course is designed for those wanting to learn how to professionally use essential oils and botanicals safely with their animal friends. 

Ashi Aromatics Advanced Educational Module Series is formatted to empower and educate others in the safe and proper use of essential oils with animals.

A solid foundation in aromatherapy is a must for anyone using essential oils. Our course is unique in that we offer a complete mentorship-based program designed with the main focus on Animal Aromatics and Essential Oil Therapies.

Course information is applicable to dogs, horses and farm animals.

Modules include educational studies in: 

  • History of Aromatics and Oils
  • Aromatic-Anatomy and Physiology Theory
  • Olfactory Process-The Sense of Smell
  • Basic Aromatherapy Botany and Chemistry
  • Methods of  Extraction
  • Essential Oil and Carrier Oil Profiles
  • Botanical Bases Profiles
  • Hydrosols-Gentle Aromatherapy(sm)                 
  • Methods of Applications
  • Therapeutic Properties and Uses
  • Essential Oil Blending Techniques
  • Safe Use and Contraindications
  • Health History Intake Procedures
  • Case Study Development
  • Purchasing, Storing and Quality of Essential Oils
  • TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) Meridian Theory and Essential Oils
  • The Yin & Yang of Essential Oils
  • Aroma Business Building Skills 
  • Marketing and Promotion Tips
  • Ethics, Standards and Scope of Practice 

  Future Course Topics that will be available for Continuing Education: 

  • Animal Shen-Spiritual Awakening(sm)
  • Crystal & Gemstone Therapy
  • Animal Auricular Aromatherapy(sm)
  • Aromatic Animal First Aid(sm)
  • A Holistic Horse in a Botanical Barn(sm)

 Course Levels:

  • Level I*, Level II, Level III, Essential Oil Chemistry, Aromatics & MRSA, Flower Essences Level I Course Programs are now available in home study mentorship option. These six courses are part of the Animal Aromatherapy Certificate Course program requirements.
  • The remaining course module: (Business Building/Professional Ethics for the Animal Aromatherapist) for the certification course is currently being updated into home study format. This additional required course will be posted to the site as soon as it is available (estimated availability: Fall 2018). Please check back often or use the online feedback form to submit your interest. 
  •  *Level I Course is a prerequisite for all the other aromatherapy classes (there are no exemptions from Level I, it is a required course). Animal Aromatherapy is different from human aromatherapy in includes additional safety, cautions and contraindications for safe use with our animal friends. 

Click here for more details on these courses.

Additional Required Elements for Course Completion:

  • Students must complete a minimum of 20 Case Studies.

  • Students must document 100 hours in Health History Intake and Follow-up practical/hands-on experience.

  • Students are required to complete a 10 page Research Paper.

  • Students must take and pass course module quizzes and assignments.

  • Students must take and pass a final examination.

  • Students must give an oral presentation to the instructor of a documented case study via conference call area.

Upon successful completion of all course elements students will receive:

  • A Certificate of Completion

  • Continuing Education Certificate/s (if applicable)

  • 1 year Professional Membership with H.A.A. (Holistic Animal Association)

  • Opportunity to join the Ashi Animal Aromatherapy Practitioners Online Group

  • A private one-hour phone/email consultation with instructor

  • Discount on consultations with instructor

  • 10% discount off Ashi Aromatics product line

  • Contact list of reputable suppliers

  • Access to educational audio recordings as available

Students will have the option to be able to apply for Professional Membership with NAHA (The National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy). NAHA Membership Fee is not included with course fee.

Our 300+ hour program meets and exceeds the NAHA (National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy) professional aromatherapy education standards and requirements.

Level: This course is open to all levels: beginner through professional. A great learning experience for all animal lovers and for those already working in animal-related fields such as: Veterinarians and Vet Tech/Assistants, Groomers, Trainers, Stable and Farm owners and staff, Massage Therapists, Energy-therapy Practitioners, Animal Communication and Animal Rescue Center Staff and Volunteers etc.

Where: Classes are offered via distance home study programs. Course materials and handouts are emailed to the student. Students will also have direct access to the instructor via email.

NOTE: Coming in 2018, the courses will be offered via our new online school format. Current students of the existing certification program will be added to the online program at www.animalaromatherapy.com 

Continuing Education available to Licensed Massage Therapists and Aromatherapists for certain courses. 

Course Tuition fee: (based on individual course module fees. See online store classes link for details on each course module fee). 

Additional course materials that are not included: Essential oils, carrier oils/bases and optional books or charts that are listed for recommended reading. Students are not required to read any additional books (as the course materials are a complete program) however you may want to purchase the laminated charts of meridian channels for specific animals for visual reference use with Level III Course. 

Course dates and fees are scheduled to change without notice. Course fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Our courses are approved by:

NAHA (National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy) and H.A.A. (Holistic Animal Association). NCBTMB Continuing Education Credits are available for Licensed Massage Therapists.

Classes, Courses, and Workshops are offered several times throughout the year.

Check our calendar or contact Ashi Therapy for more information.

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