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In this Aromatherapy for Beginners course you will be introduced to the theories of how your body and mind respond to essential oils. 

Taught by an experienced and professional aromatherapist, this interactive class is designed to give you an understanding of the established and practical applications of essential oils.

Learn about the claimed properties of essential oils as well and what to look out for when purchasing your oils. Explore how aromatherapy may have an impact on your physical as well as mental well-being, and how essential oils are commonly used to treat headaches, and muscle aches, ease anxiety, boost energy and more. And find out about the risks and dangers that you need to consider to ensure the application is safe and beneficial.

This class will cover common application methods in aromatherapy as well as teach you how you can mix and blend your products. During this hands-on class, you will create four individual blends to take home:

  • two 25ml oil blends that you can use as a rub or massage oil
  • one room or pillow mist
  • one roll-on blend that fits in every bag

Learning outcomes

By the end of this Aromatherapy for Beginners course, you will have:

  • an understanding of the use of essential oils and their claimed benefits for health and well-being;
  • learned how to read labels to understand the quality of an essential oil;
  • learned how your body and mind absorb essential oils;
  • an understanding of common application methods and how to use those in your everyday life safely; 
  • learned how to mix your essential oil blends for your individual needs;
  • created your individual four blends to take home; 

What will be covered in this Aromatherapy for Beginners course?

  • How essential oils are commonly used in aromatherapy;
  • The good and ugly: how to use and not use essential oils;
  • How the body and mind absorb those oils, what this means for our well-being, and how to use the knowledge to benefit yourself;
  • Basic essential oil chemistry to help you understand which oils to choose;
  • Mixing & blending rules;
  • Variety of application methods including diffuser, in the shower or bath, inhaling, rub and massage.

Who is this Aromatherapy for Beginners course for?

  • Total beginners;
  • This course is for anyone with an interest in essential oils and how to use those safely;
  • No prior experience is required.

What you will get

  • A range of essential and carrier oils for your blends;
  • All packaging;
  • Handouts with a list of common essential oils and their health benefits and risks, formulas for different application methods, and recipes to try at home.

Please note: If you have a particular essential oil you wish to use, please bring it along. Our tutor will bring a selection of essential oils to work with but is aware that there are hundreds and cannot provide for every preference. 

Allergy disclaimer: The tutor provides all products supplied for use in this course. Essential oils can cause skin irritation in some cases. It is advised that sensitive individuals check reactivity by doing a skin patch test first. Essential oils must not be applied to the eyes. Essential oils are not to be applied in concentrated doses unless under the supervision of a trained health professional.

What to bring to class

  • A bag to transport your products home
  • Your lunch. You may bring your lunch and keep it cool in our refrigerator or purchase it close by.

Additional information

  • Sydney Community College is an educational organisation dedicated to the provision of quality adult education. Classes are intended to develop skills and knowledge. Classes are not intended as individual therapeutic solutions. In health-related matters, guidance from a suitably qualified health professional is recommended.

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