The Atlantic Institute of Aromatherapy has been providing education and training in aromatherapy since 1989.
We have classes for beginners and seasoned practitioners alike and also offer educational products to enhance your understanding of essential oils and their healing properties.
Looking for an aromatherapy mentor?
We have one of the best.
Can't travel to Tampa? Check out our home-study course.
Preorder your copy of the updated second edition of Tony Burfield's Natural Aromatic Materials: Odors & Origins today.
This manual is a compilation of over 50 years of research and includes data on 600 essential oils, absolutes, CO2s, and other aromatic extracts from natural sources, covering the natural aromatic materials presently and formerly in used in perfumery, aromatherapy and in flavorings.
This book is a must-have for any serious professional in aromatherapy, perfumery, or the flavor industry.
Only available through the Atlantic Institute of Aromatherapy.
At the heart of a mindfulness practice is the idea of a "beginner's mind." This means that no matter how long you have been practicing you are encouraged to approach your experience with the mind of a beginner, letting go of preconceived notions, of past experiences, of comparing this to last time and just be in your experience right now.
Sylla interviews Colleen Dodt on her early days of aromatherapy and how she uses essential oils now.
As the earth begins its slow movement towards Spring, we can feel the stirrings of the earth in this time of new root growth. We are contemplating how to nurture the seeds that are sprouting in our lives. Lately, we are turning to earthy roots of Vetiver and Angelica for inspiration in our process of growth.
Our first audio interview is up! Listen as Dr. Robert Pappas answers our questions about essential oils chemistry and shares about his professional life as an analyst and educator.
A student writes about her experience learning essential oil chemistry. We love how she is using both educational materials and her own intuition to make chemistry as enlightening endeavor.
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Early this morning, I was aware that I was dreaming of hydrocarbons. Just the word, hydrocarbon, and then there was a line, and then I saw 5, 5, and then I woke up.
One might think that aromatherapists share some of the same sensibilities. Most of us are in this field because we want to help other people. We believe that plants have the ability to help us heal and we are dedicating ourselves to a lifetime of learning this art and science of working with essential oils. However, many who have encountered our field for some time may also notice great disparities in how we use our tools, what we teach, and how we practice. Thankfully, there is something brewing that has the potential to bring our community together even more and expose our field to a much wider audience.
We are so pleased to host the wonderful Gabriel Mojay this October in our beautiful city of Tampa, FL. Partly because we are excited to learn how to help heal emotional imbalances using essential oils and acupressure, but also because Gabriel is just so cool.
Check out his photograph and poem in honor of the invigorating spirit of Rosemary.
We are happy to announce that we have a new instructor on board. The wonderful and talented Shellie Enteen will now be teaching our classes in the Tri-state area.
For a lot of people, roses are the epitome of love. As Valentine's Day swoops closer, lovers rush to buy bundles of these beautiful flowers. But did you know that most roses are bred for beauty, and don't give off the aroma that they should?
It's true! There are over 250 species of rose, and over 10,000 different hybrid varieties. Of these, only three are commonly used for oil extraction. But lucky for us, we get several varieties in the form of essential oils and rose absolute! Here are some ways you can use rose this Valentine's day, besides buying the bouquet.