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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Aromatherapy Classes Starting July 1

Instructor: Linda Khanzetian
 
Aromatherapy Classes
 
Aromatherapy Certification Program 
Each Level is $225.00

Three Levels Required for Certifiction
(Levels 1, 3, and 5)
 
 
Aromatherapy Level I - Essential Oil Basics - $225
Essential oils have been used for hundreds of years for ritual, perfume, and therapeutic purposes. In this class we cover the history, philosophy, benefits, therapeutic use, and body system affinity of 30 essential oils. Information on safety, choosing a source for essential oils, and application techniques will be discussed. Required Book - Modern Essentials - costs $26 and is purchased through instructor.

Saturday 07-1-2017 10:00am to 4:00pm
 
Aromatherapy Level II - Raindrop Technique
Dr. Gary Young learned about energy healing through the stories of the Lakota Indian elders. From these stories and his own essential oil studies, he developed a healing technique using therapeutic essential oils dropped along the spine and then worked into the surrounding tissue. In this class you will learn about the essential oils he uses, the benefits and safety of these essential oils, the Vitaflex technique developed by Dr. Young, and the application protocol for the Raindrop Technique.
Date and time by request 
This level is not required for certification 
 
Aromatherapy Level III - Emotional and Spiritual Balance
Therapeutic essential oils are concentrated essences of medicinal plants which can affect the human body physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. In this class you will learn some of the historical uses and hands-on application of essential oils for mental/emotional and spiritual balance.   Book - "Emotions and Essential Oils: A Modern Resource for Healing" can be ordered through instructor - $24.00
 
Saturday 07-08-2017 10:00am to 4:00pm

Aromatherapy Level IV - NAT (Neuro-auricular Treatment)
The technique used in this treatment is useful for helping control the symptoms of neurological illnesses. Several oils will be talked about in this level for nervous system balance. This level is NOT an auricular application.

Date and time by request 
This level is not required for certification 
 
 
Aromatherapy Level V - Clinical
This class will go over conducting an aromatherapy consultation and recommendations to be given to clients. We will conduct 5 sessions in the class. 10 client treatment sessions are required to complete the Aromatherapy Program. Forms to document your sessions will be provided.
Saturday 07-15-2017 10:00am to 4:00pm
Classes are taught as independent modules and can be taken out of sequence

Continuing Education Credit: 6 CEUs per level
 
Fee: $225.00 per level
 
 
Call to reserve your space
Location:
 
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
within the Wilshire Condo building     
3701 Connecticut Ave., N.W. #1
 Washington, D.C. 20008
(202) 686-8202
winmoffice@gmail.com 
  
www.NaturalHealthDC.com    
(202) 237-7681

(202) 686-8202
 
 
NCBTMB Continuing Education Provider

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Herbal Classes Start 7/16

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
Silver Spring, MD
Master Herbology Program
Each MHC class level is $225
Each level can be paid separately
Classes can be taken in any order
Class time 10am - 4pm
 
Classes will be held at the Silver Spring location and thru Adobeconnect online.
Classes are simultaneously done on location and "live on-line" using Adobe-Connect.
Classes are Taught a Independent Modules and can be Taken out of Sequence.
   

2017
Master Herbalist Certification
Total cost $2,250
Classes can be taken in any order. 10am - 4pm
Class dates
PMTI
 
HHC3-   Aromatherapy & Herbal Medicine
TBA
 
HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition
July 16
Sun
 
HNC5 -Meal Planning Guidelines
Aug 13
Sun
 
MHC1 - Treating Body systems & Detoxification
Aug 20
Sun
 
MHC2 - Treating Body systems - Reproductive,
               Nervous, Immune and Circulatory
               systems
Sept 3
Sun
 
MHC3 - TCM & Ayurvedic Herbs
Sept 17Sun
 
MHC4 - Phyto chemistry
              
Oct 1
Sun
 
MHC5 - Plant Identification
                
Oct 15
Sun
 
MHC6 -   Vit / Drug / Herb interactions
 
Oct 29
Sun
 
MHC7 - Business procedures
               Clinical
Nov 12
Sun
 
                
PMTI = Silver Spring Location
TBA = To be Announced.  These dates are set up personally with the teacher.
 
If you would like to do the online course please let the administrator know.
 
To register and pay for the class please call 202-237-7681
 Give the class description, date and location.
 
Classes start at 10am and end at 4pm. Make-up classes can be arranged with instructor.
 
Herbology Certification (HC)
Introductory course into Herbal Medicine.
  
 
HHC Level 3:  Aromatherapy & Herbal Medicine
History and philosophy of Western Herbal medicine, medical, herbal and botanical terminology.
Herbal sources and formulations
How to use herbal medicine safely
Benefits of compounding herbs
Holistic approach and Constitutional herbalism
Treating body systems-Respiratory system, Urinary system, Musculo-skeletal system,
Skin, hair and nails, Eyes and ears health
 
MHC Level 1: Treating Body Systems and Detoxification
Treating body systems - Digestive system, Circulatory system,
Treating body systems - Nervous system, Respiratory system
Food protocol to use when on a cleanse 
In-depth study of detoxification to rid the body of pollutants.
Detoxification protocol for candida albicans and other parasites
 
MHC Level 2: Introduction to Eastern and Ayurvedic Herbal Medicine
Principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine,Tongue analysis and Hara analysis
Principles of Ayurvedic Medicine, the traditional medical system of India.
 
MHC Level 3: Phytochemistry/Research:
Herbal phyto-chemistry of several most popular specific herbs
Herbal phyto-chemistry of tonic nervines.
Herbal treatments for diabetes, and arthritis
Herbal treatments for cancer, nervous disorders and digestive disorders.       
 
Instructor: Jen Martinez-Bentley, HD

The student must complete four levels. Each level is an independent module; therefore, the student may take them out of sequence. After the completion of the program a student can take the exam with the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association. This course is a pre-requisite for the Master Herbalist Certification program.
  
Location:
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
within Potomac Massage Training Institute
8380 Colesville Rd. Suite 600, Silver Spring, MD 20910
                                 
Call to Register

Monday, June 19, 2017

Aromatherapy Classes Starting 8/6


Perfect for Spa, Massage, Skin Care, Nurses, Acupuncture Practitioners,
Home Health Care Providers, Bodywork Practitioners, and Beginners!



Instructor: Linda Khanzetian
 
Aromatherapy Classes
 
Aromatherapy Certification Program 
Each Level is $225.00

Three Levels Required for Certifiction
(Levels 1, 3, and 5)
 
 
Aromatherapy Level I - Essential Oil Basics - $225

Essential oils have been used for hundreds of years for ritual, perfume, and therapeutic purposes. In this class we cover the history, philosophy, benefits, therapeutic use, and body system affinity of 30 essential oils. Information on safety, choosing a source for essential oils, and application techniques will be discussed. Required Book - Modern Essentials - costs $26 and is purchased through instructor.

Sunday 08-6-2017 10:00am to 4:00pm
 
Aromatherapy Level II - Raindrop Technique


Dr. Gary Young learned about energy healing through the stories of the Lakota Indian elders. From these stories and his own essential oil studies, he developed a healing technique using therapeutic essential oils dropped along the spine and then worked into the surrounding tissue. In this class you will learn about the essential oils he uses, the benefits and safety of these essential oils, the Vitaflex technique developed by Dr. Young, and the application protocol for the Raindrop Technique.
Date and time by request 
This level is not required for certification 
 
Aromatherapy Level III - Emotional and Spiritual Balance


Therapeutic essential oils are concentrated essences of medicinal plants which can affect the human body physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. In this class you will learn some of the historical uses and hands-on application of essential oils for mental/emotional and spiritual balance.   Book - "Emotions and Essential Oils: A Modern Resource for Healing" can be ordered through instructor - $24.00
 


Sunday 08-13-2017 10:00am to 4:00pm



Aromatherapy Level IV - NAT (Neuro-auricular Treatment)


The technique used in this treatment is useful for helping control the symptoms of neurological illnesses. Several oils will be talked about in this level for nervous system balance. This level is NOT an auricular application.

Date and time by request 
This level is not required for certification 
 
 
Aromatherapy Level V - Clinical


This class will go over conducting an aromatherapy consultation and recommendations to be given to clients. We will conduct 5 sessions in the class. 10 client treatment sessions are required to complete the Aromatherapy Program. Forms to document your sessions will be provided.
Sunday 08-20-2017 10:00am to 4:00pm


Classes are taught as independent modules and can be taken out of sequence



Continuing Education Credit: 6 CEUs per level
 
Fee: $225.00 per level
 
 
Call to reserve your space
Location:
 
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
within the Wilshire Condo building     
3701 Connecticut Ave., N.W. #1
 Washington, D.C. 20008
(202) 686-8202
 
NCBTMB Continuing Education Provider

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Aromatherapy Classes Starting 6/15

Instructor: Linda Khanzetian
 
Aromatherapy Classes
 
Aromatherapy Certification Program 
Each Level is $225.00

Three Levels Required for Certifiction
(Levels 1, 3, and 5)
 
 
Aromatherapy Level I - Essential Oil Basics - $225
Essential oils have been used for hundreds of years for ritual, perfume, and therapeutic purposes. In this class we cover the history, philosophy, benefits, therapeutic use, and body system affinity of 30 essential oils. Information on safety, choosing a source for essential oils, and application techniques will be discussed. Required Book - Modern Essentials - costs $26 and is purchased through instructor.

06-15-2017 10:00am to 4:00pm
Registration required one week in advance
 or
07-01-2017 10:00am to 4:00pm
Registration required one week in advance
 
 
Aromatherapy Level II - Raindrop Technique
Dr. Gary Young learned about energy healing through the stories of the Lakota Indian elders. From these stories and his own essential oil studies, he developed a healing technique using therapeutic essential oils dropped along the spine and then worked into the surrounding tissue. In this class you will learn about the essential oils he uses, the benefits and safety of these essential oils, the Vitaflex technique developed by Dr. Young, and the application protocol for the Raindrop Technique.
Date and time by request 
This level is not required for certification 
 
Aromatherapy Level III - Emotional and Spiritual Balance
Therapeutic essential oils are concentrated essences of medicinal plants which can affect the human body physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. In this class you will learn some of the historical uses and hands-on application of essential oils for mental/emotional and spiritual balance.   Book - "Emotions and Essential Oils: A Modern Resource for Healing" can be ordered through instructor - $24.00
 
06-22-2017 10:00am to 4:00pm
Registration required one week in advance
or 
07-15-2017 10:00am to 4:00pm
Registration required one week in advance
 
 
Aromatherapy Level IV - NAT (Neuro-auricular Treatment)
The technique used in this treatment is useful for helping control the symptoms of neurological illnesses. Several oils will be talked about in this level for nervous system balance. This level is NOT an auricular application.

Date and time by request 
This level is not required for certification 
 
 
Aromatherapy Level V - Clinical
This class will go over conducting an aromatherapy consultation and recommendations to be given to clients. We will conduct 5 sessions in the class. 10 client treatment sessions are required to complete the Aromatherapy Program. Forms to document your sessions will be provided.
06-29-2017 10:00am to 4:00pm
Registration required one week in advance
or
07-22-2017 10:00am to 4:00pm
Registration required one week in advance
 

Classes are taught as independent modules and can be taken out of sequence

Continuing Education Credit: 6 CEUs per level
 
Fee: $225.00 per level
 
 
Call to reserve your space
Location:
 
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
within the Wilshire Condo building     
3701 Connecticut Ave., N.W. #1
 Washington, D.C. 20008
(202) 686-8202
winmoffice@gmail.com 
  
www.NaturalHealthDC.com    
(202) 237-7681

(202) 686-8202
 
 
NCBTMB Continuing Education Provider

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Foot Reflexology Class 5/27 with CEs



 
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine 
 
Reflexology Classes and Certification
 
Continuing Education Credits Given
 
  
                     
Reflexology Level 1  - Introduction

Saturday May 27, 2017
10:00am to 4:00pm       $225.00
 
                     
Instructor: Linda Khanzetian, NHD, CRP
Certified Reflexology Practitioner, Aromatherapy Practitioner
Natural Health Doctor


Continuing education and prep class for Certification through the 
American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA)
  
This program prepares you for the national exam offered by the National Reflexology Board.
  
Obtain Continuing Education Credits (Units)
  
The classes are taught as independent modules and can be taken out of sequence.
 
Reflexology Certification Program - $900 (Price per level - $225.00)
 
Reflexology Level 1 - Introduction to Reflexology
This course includes instruction on reflexology theory, history, zone therapy, meridians, a map of reflexes, foot and hand structure, and several hours of hands-on practice to learn reflexology grip and techniques, business ethics and standards.
 
Event Date:         05-27-2017        10:00 am to 4:00 pm
 
Location:        3701 Connecticut Ave., N.W. #1, Washington, D.C. 20008 
 
Reflexology Level II - Reflexology and Aromatherapy
This course includes a review of level 1 and an introduction to aromatherapy, its benefits, safety guidelines and practical applications, along with the application of essential oils on reflex points. There will be several hours of hands-on practical application of oils on reflex points.
 
Event Date      TBA, date selected with level 1 students and the teacher
 
Reflexology Level III - Reflexology and Hot Stones
This course includes a review of levels 1 and 2 and an introduction to hot stones and their application, benefits, and safety guidelines. There will be several hours of hands-on practical application of hot stones.
 
Event Date      TBA, date selected with level 2 students and the teacher
 
Reflexology Level IV - Clinical - For certification
This course includes a review of levels 1, 2 and 3. For certification as a reflexology practitioner, the student must perform 5 reflexology treatments during class with teacher watching. Certification to practice in the Washington Metropolitan Area can be received by taking level 1 and level 4.
 
Event Date      TBA, date selected with level 3 students and the teacher
 
Levels 1 and 4 required for certification.
 
 
                                                    CEU Credits per level: 6

Call to reserve your space.
  
Location of Class:
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine 
within Wilshire Condo building
 3701 Connecticut Ave., N.W. #1, Washington, D.C. 20008
 
  
Learn about reflexology on You Tube
  

 
Approved for continuing education through the
American Alternative Medical Association
 
Accredited by the
American Association of Drugless Practitioners
Instructor: Dr. Linda Khanzetian, NHD, CRM
  
Linda is a reflexology practitioner and has been practicing holistic health since 1998. She received her doctorate degree from First National University which was one of the founding schools in natural health. Linda became interested in energy work in 1988 and has been a Reiki Master for 13 years. She is certified in homeopathy, herbology, holistic health, Reiki (USUI and Reiki Tummo), acupressure, aromatherapy, reflexology, visualization, and hypnotherapy. Linda has worked with the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine for over 15 years and currently teaches Holistic Nutrition, Acupressure, Reiki, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, and Mind/Body Medicine for the Institute.
                                                   
                                              Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
                                            
                         NCBTMB Provider
                                                              www.NaturalHealthDC.com

                                                                 winmoffice@gmail.com 
                                                                       
                                                                        Call to register:
                                         (202) 686-8202, (202) 237-7681, (301) 538-9540

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

New Class Dates & Date Change



 
 
  
  New Class Dates 
  
Learn a new technique
   
Add a new Profession        Get CE Credits
 
Request your own personal date and time for a Class
  
Theses Classes are Perfect for 
Spas, Massage Therapists, Skin Care Practitioners, Nurses, 
Home Health Care Providers, Bodywork Practitioners, Aspiring Practitioners,
and more!
***

Washington, D.C.        Silver Spring, Maryland        Olney, MD

 
 New Class Dates
Continuing Education
Certifications
 
Classes are Independent Modules and Can be Taken out of Sequence Except for Clinical
 
Many Classes can be taken
Live Online or On Demand

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD 
Natural Health Practitioner

Location - Silver Spring, Maryland
within Potomac Massage Training Institute
8380 Colesville Rd. Suite 600
Silver Spring, MD 20910


Holistic Health Certification
 
All Classes are from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  Each Level is $225.00 

HHC1 - Anatomy &  Physiology
Date Upon Request 
 
HHC2 - Pathology & Detox
Saturday May 13 (this is a new date)
 
HHC3 - Aromatherapy &  Herbal Medicine
Saturday June 3
 
HHC4 - Homeopathy & Energy Medicine
 Saturday June 17
 
HHC5 - Iridology & Japanese Hara
Saturday July 1

HHC6 - TCM Principles & Meridian theory
 Saturday July 15
 
HHC7 - Pulse & Tongue
 Saturday July 29 

 HHC8 - Clinical I
Saturday August 12 
  HHC9 -  Clinical II
Saturday August 26 

 
  HHC10 - Clinical III 
   Saturday September 9 
 
   
 
Holistic Nutrition Certification

All Classes are from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  Each Level is $225.00 
HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology
Date Upon Request 

HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition
Sunday June 11
  
 HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry
 Sunday 
June 25

HNC4 - Fats and Sugars
Sunday July 9 

HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines
Sunday July 23
  
HNC6 - Counseling & Clinical
Sunday Aug 6

 
Master Herbalist Certification
 
HNC2, HHC3 and HNC5 Required
 
MHC4 - Phyto Chemistry
 Sun May 7
10:00am to 4:00pm     $225.00

 MHC5 - Plant Identification
 Sun May 21
10:00am to 4:00pm     $225.00

MHC6 - Vitamin/Drug/ Herb Interactions
Sun Jun 4
10:00am to 4:00pm     $225.00

  MHC7 - Business Procedures and Clinical
Sun Jun 18
10:00am to 4:00pm     $225.00

MHC1 - Treating Body systems & Detoxification
HHC3 - Aromatherapy and Herbal Medicine
HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines 
MHC2 - Treating Body systems - Reproductive, Nervous, Immune, and Circulatory systems
MHC3 - TCM & Ayurvedic Herbs
 TBA or Upon Request  $225.00

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Instructor: Linda Khanzetian, NHD
     Doctor
 
of Natural Health

Location - Cleveland Park, DC
3701 Connecticut Ave., N.W. #1
Washington, D.C. 20008
 
 
Acupressure CEs and Certification

 Dates Upon Request
Each Level  $225.00

 
Reflexology  Certification

 
Reflexology Level 1
Saturday May 6   
10:00 am to 4:00 pm     $225.00

Holistic Nutrition Certification


Level 4 - Fats and Sugars
Thursday May 4, 2017 
10:00am to 4:00pm       $225.00

Level 2 - Principles of Nutrition
Wednesday May 10, 2017
10:00am to 4:00pm       $225.00

Level 5 - Meal Planning Guidelines
Saturday May 13, 2017 
10:00am to 4:00pm       $225.00

Level  3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry
Thursday May 18, 2017
10:00am to 4:00pm       $225.00

Level 4 - Fats and Sugars
Thursday May 25, 2017 
10:00am to 4:00pm       $225.00
  
 Level 6 - Counseling & Clinical
Saturday May 27, 2017 
10:00am to 4:00pm       $225.00

Level 5 - Meal Planning Guidelines
Thursday June 1, 2017 
10:00am to 4:00pm       $225.00

Level 6 - Counseling & Clinical
Thursday June 8, 2017 
10:00am to 4:00pm       $225.00

Aromatherapy Certification

 Dates Upon Request
Each Level  $225.00


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Instructor: Linda Khanzetian, NHD
     Doctor of Natural Health
 
Friendship Heights location:
5239 Western Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20015 (within Nirvana Holistic Spa)
 

Aromatherapy, Reiki, Acupressure,
Nutrition, or Reflexology Classes
 
Upon Request Classes with Dr. Linda 

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Instructor: Linda Khanzetian, NHD
     Doctor of Natural Health

Location - Olney Maryland
3700 Mystic Ct. Olney, MD 20832
 

Holistic Nutrition
 
Dates Upon Request
Each Level $225.00

Reflexology Classes
 
 Dates Upon Request
Each Level  $225.00

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Instructors: Dr. Jen Martinez, HD, Dr. Linda Khanzetian, NHD, or Dr. Robert White, DIM, LMT

Locations - Silver Spring, MD; Olney, MD; Cleveland Park, D.C.; Friendship Heights, D.C.
 
On Demand, Upon Request CEs and Certifications
 
Aromatherapy

Reflexology

Orthopedic Manual Therapy -  Lower extremities
         
Orthopedic Manual Therapy - Head, neck, and shoulder

Orthopedic Manual Therapy - Upper extremities

Reflexology with Aromatherapy
  
Zen Shiatsu/Acupressure

 Reiki and Touch Therapy

Mind Body Medicine/Visualization

Lymphatic Massage
 
Acupressure
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Call to register

(202) 686-8202, (301) 538-9540
 
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Offered by:
 
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
Nationally Approved
NCBTMB Continuing Education Provider
 
Primary Wellness Center in Washington, DC
Cleveland Park
winmoffice@gmail.com 
  
www.NaturalHealthDC.com    
(202) 237-7681

(202) 686-8202
 
Licensed in Washington, D.C. for:
Education Services, Apprenticeship Training, Exam Preparation and Tutoring, Educational Support Services
 
Additional locations in
Silver Spring and Olney, Maryland

 
 The Washington Institute teaches continuing education classes and a certificate program in Holistic Health/Naturopathy in Maryland.
 
The Maryland Higher Education Commission has reviewed the Washington Institute's classes and has determined that the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine can teach in Maryland under the exempt status.
 
Approved as a Training Provider by the
American Naturopathic and Holistic Association
 
Approved for Continuing Education by the
American Alternative Medical Association
 
Accredited by the
American Association of Drugless Practitioners