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Aroma Yoga Retreat & Course

Aromatherapy Course

50-Hour Curriculum

April 4-18, 2020

Course Overview

This 50 hours Course will teach you all the fundamentals of Aromatherapy to confidently use Essential Oils.

You'll study the science behind aromatherapy, how oils are processed by the body, their different uses, application methods, and much more. 

In addition to the curriculum below, we will cover:

                                                                                🌱 20+ essential oils profiles.

                                                                                🌱 10 carrier oils profiles.

                                                                                🌱 Complete 5+ case studies.

Module 1 Overview

  • You will be introduced to Essential Oils, from Ancient Egypt to Modern Time. You will learn about the research and science behind Aromatherapy. We'll talk about carrier oils and how they differ from essential oils, yet are critical in using Essential Oils.

  • We'll discuss how to apply oils, topically or by inhalation. You'll know what are the best application methods for each condition. You'll be making your first blends and other customized aromatherapy products!

  • You'll experience how to safely mix Essential Oils to create a wonderful aroma while making an efficient blend. How do Essential Oils work? What happens within our bodies after applying them? Understand how the natural compounds are being processed by the human body.

  • After covering all safety guidelines, contraindications and precautions, you will study in depth the controversial subject of essential oil quality, and what are ‘pure’ oils. 

Certification Requirements

🌱 Minimum of 80% attendance

🌱 Submit all assignments

🌱 Pass with a grade of 80% minimum

Module 2 Overview

  • While the first module provided you with some fundamental  knowledge, we're now digging deeper.

  • After comprehending  how Essential Oils are obtained and how it affects their quality, we'll leave Cairo to  visit* one of the oldest Essential Oils production site in Egypt.
    Smell the wonderful fragrances, see how the plant material is being grown, harvested, extracted, and bottled. Every single drop of Essential Oil has its own story!


  • Do you know what psychoneuroimmunology is? We will discuss the importance of body/mind connection and its role in Aromatherapy.

  • During the second week, we will also talk about all the different uses of Essential Oils. From healthy breathing, skin, and immune system, to keeping a clear and calm mind. 

* Included in the tuition

Module 3 Overview

  • We continue by looking into our body system and learning how essential oils can help with various health conditions. Understand how the olfaction system works  and how Essential Oils impact and influence emotions

  • We move along to another important subject: Using essential oils safely during & after pregnancy, with babies and children.

  • Essential Oils are made of natural chemicals found in nature. To understand how they work and what make them so powerful, we will talk about Essential Oils chemistry & botany. No need to panic! This is an introductory and beginner-friendly chemistry course!

  • Essential Oils come from plant materials, which, therefore, aren't unlimited. We'll mention endangered species and how to ensure a sustainable use of Aromatherapy.

  • Finally, we will end the retreat discussing several paths and carriers available through Aromatherapy. 

Module 4 Overview

  • By now you should have experienced so many new oils and tested your customized blends. During this last week, we will review important learnings to be ready for the Final Test. You will be working on and presenting your assignments.

  • You'll also get a taste of other fun ways to use Essential Oils. We'll touch on vibrational aromatherapy, using essential oils with pets or cleaning etc. You will make a cleaning spray, hand soap, and a salve.

  • We will end the program with a relaxing 1-hour Aroma Yoga Class. Experience how Essential Oils can be utilized to enhance a yoga practice.

  • Upon successful completion of the program, you will be granted a certificate of completion of the "Aromatherapy Foundation Course".

Aroma Products You'll be Making Throughout the Course

(all materials are provided)

Because the best way to learn is by doing, this Course is hands-on. Throughout the course, you'll make your own aromatherapy: 

🌱 Epsom bath salts

🌱 Inhaler tube

🌱 Cleaning Spray

🌱 Face oil

🌱 Hand Soap

🌱 Salve

🌱 Air Spray

🌱 Roll-on

🌱 Body oils at almost every class!

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Grading System

🌱 Final Exam

🌱 Completion of 5 Case Studies

🌱 Assignments

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