Fri, Dec 7, 4:00pm-8:00pm
Sat & Sun, Dec 8 & 9, 9:30am - 5:30pm
Instructor: Jimm Harrison (17 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs)
Cost note: Register by 011/30 to receive the early discount
Please bring: Your kit of 13 essential oils representing each functional group and fragrance category.
Description: Explore the varied and multi-dimensional therapeutic effects of essential oils. Essential oils are secondary metabolites developed within plants through an evolutionary process to protect and heal the plant from damage, predators and micro-organisms. Through an in-depth analysis of antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, immune modulating, sedative, cell regenerative and other categories of healing properties, you will discover the full potential of medicinal essential oil use (including safety and precautions).
The seminar is 20 hours, and includes 17 hours of classroom experience and three to six hours of self-study. Classroom experience will include lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice. To augment the kit of essential oils that you will bring to class, additional materials, bases and oils will be supplied by the instructor (approx. $50 value).
This seminar has been designed for health care professionals; however, the general public is invited to attend as well.
Upon completion of the seminar you will be able to:
This class is part of a non-credit program offered by Bastyr’s Certificate, Community and Continuing Education Department. To read about the program's course sequence, requirements and fees, click here.
Meals: Fri: 1/2 hour dinner break - Bring a sack dinner. Sat & Sun: One hour lunch break - Bring a sack lunch or eat in Bastyr’s dining commons.
Location: Bastyr University Kenmore Campus, Room 131 Bastyr University is housed in an older facility with fluctuating interior temperatures; it is advisable to wear layers. Also, Bastyr is a “fragrance-free” campus.
Eligible for 17 CEUs, PDAs, CMEs, and/or CEs for the following professions:
Cancellation, transfer and refund policy can be found here.
Jimm Harrison, Cosmetologist and Certified Aromatherapist
Jimm Harrison founded the Phytotherapy Institute in 1995 to advance education in essential oil and plant therapy. He was the first cosmetologist invited by Harvard University and MIT to discuss the impact of essential oils in skin care.
Jimm has been conducting certification programs and lectures in essential oil therapy for massage, spa therapy, cosmetology and medical esthetic institutions across the country since 1993, including the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. He is the author of Aromatherapy: Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils for Esthetics, and has developed natural/organic skin care products for the professional and retail markets. To learn more about this presenter, please visit his website at www.jimmharrison.com.