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To learn more about us, visit The Washington Institute of Natural Medicine.

Monday, March 1, 2021

New Class Dates, March to June

 


Certification Programs
March through June, 2021

Holistic Nutrition/Health Education
Holistic Health Care
Master Herbology
Meditation and Lightworker
Integrative Health Coach
Aromatherapy
Reflexology
Acupressure
Orthopedic Massage
Business Practices
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
Live Online or On Demand Online Classes
Continuing education and prep classes for Certification through the 
 Washington Institute of Natural Medicine (WINM) and the
American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA)

Classes can be taken Live Online or on demand.  On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience

Perfect for Health Food Store Staff, Fitness Instructors, Health Coaches,
Massage Therapists, Nurses, Child Care Providers, Geriatric Care Providers, and 
New Aspiring Alternative Medicine Practitioners!

Holistic Nutrition Certification (HNC) Program
Health Educator Registration
Each level special $195
Regular $225.00, 10 am to 3 pm
Live Online through Adobeconnect
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online

HNC4 - Fats and Sugars, Sat Mar 13
HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines, Sat Mar 27
HNC6 - Counseling & Clinical, Sat TBA
HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology, Sat TBA
HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition, Sat TBA
HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry, Sat TBA

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
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Holistic Health Care Certification Program
Each Level $225.00, 10 am to 2 pm
Live Online through Adobeconnect
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online

HHC4 - Homeopathy & Energy Medicine, Sun March 14
HHC5 - Iridology & Japanese Hara, Sun March 28
HHC6 - TCM Principles & Meridian theory, Sun April 11  
HHC7 - Pulse & Tongue, Sun April 25 
HHC8 - Clinical I, Sun May 9
HHC9 - Clinical II, Sun May 23
HHC10 - Clinical III, Sun June 6
HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology, Sun TBA
HHC2 - Pathology & Detox, Sun TBA
HHC3 - Aromatherapy & Herbal medicine, Sun TBA

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
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Master Herbalist Certification
Each level special $195
Regular $225.00, 10 am to 3 pm
Live Online through Adobeconnect
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online

HNC5 -Meal Planning Guidelines, Mar 13, Sat
MHC1 – Treating Body systems & Detoxification, Jul 11, Sat
MHC2 – Treating Body systems: Reproductive, Nervous, Immune and Circulatory, Jul 25, Sat
MHC3 – TCM & Ayurvedic Herbs, Aug 8, Sun
MHC4 – Phyto chemistry, Aug 22, Sun
MHC5 – Plant Identification, Sep 5, Sun
MHC6 – Vit / Drug / Herb interactions, Sep 19, Sun
MHC7 - Business procedures Clinical, Oct 3, Sun
HNC2 – Principles of Nutrition, TBA, Sat
HHC3 - Aromatherapy & Herbal Medicine, TBA, Sat

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
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Integrative Health Coach Program
New and Improved Program
Each level special $195
Regular $225.00
Live Online through Adobeconnect
Each Class, Sundays, 10:00 am to 2 pm
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online

Level 5: Carbohydrates & Fats, Sat Mar 6
Level 6: Stress Management, Sat Mar 20
Level 7: Coaching Defined, Sat Apr 3
Level 8: Wellness Coaching, Sat Apr 17
Level 9: Coaching core competencies, Sat May 1
Level 10: Herbal and Supplement interactions, Sat May 15
Level 11: Experiential Learning, Sat May 29
Level 1: Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology, Sat TBA
Level 2: Pathology of Disease, Sat TBA
Level 3: Aromatherapy, Sat TBA
Level 4: Principles of Nutrition, Sat TBA

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
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Business Practices Class
Learn to generate MUCH MORE INCOME in Massage Therapy GUILT FREE
On-Line Seminar
Saturday, March 6
Time: 10:30 AM EST - 2:30 PM EST
Investment:  Reg $129.00   
 Now $89.00

Instructor: Robert White, LMT, DIM
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Aromatherapy Certification
Basic & Advanced
Each level special $195
Regular $225.00
Live Online through Adobeconnect
Each Class, Sundays, 10:00 am to 2 pm
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online
Basic Aromatherapy Certification Includes Level 1 and 2
To receive Advanced Aromatherapy Certification all four levels must be completed   

 Aromatherapy Level Ihistory, philosophy, benefits, April 18
Aromatherapy Level II, Vitaflex and Raindrop Techniques, May 2 
     Aromatherapy Level IIIAcupressure with essential oils, May 16        
Aromatherapy Level IV, Making essential oil products, May 30

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
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Reflexology Certification
Basic & Advanced
  Special $195.00 per level
 Regular Price $225.00
 Live Online, Saturdays, 10 am to 3 pm
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online
Basic Reflexology Certification Includes Level 1 and 2
To receive Advanced Reflexology Certification all four levels must be completed  

Level I, Introduction to Reflexology April 24
Level II, Reflexology and AromatherapyMay 8
Level III, Reflexology and AcupressureMay 22
Level IV, Reflexology ClinicalJune 5

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
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Acupressure Certification
Basic & Advanced
Live Online, Saturdays, 10 am to 2 pm
  Special $195.00 per level
 Regular Price $225.00
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online
Basic Acupressure Certification Includes Level 1 and 2
To receive Advanced Acupressure Certification all four levels must be completed  

ACU Level 1,  June 26principles and theory
 ACU Level 2, July 17, TCM, Eight Principles, Acupressure treatment protocol
ACU Level 3, July 31, aromatherapy and pressure points,  palpation techniques 
 ACU Level 4,  August 14, clinical requirement

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
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Orthopedic Manual Therapy (Massage)
Head, Neck, and Shoulders Class
For Licensed and Registered Massage Therapists
NCBTMB CE Provider
Other licensed health care practitioner may qualify
to take this class. Call for details.
Live Online with Zoom
The workshop Will be Held Virtually
Upon Request
10 AM to Approximately 6:30 PM
Special Fee:$195.00. Regular $325.00

Instructor: Robert White, LMT, DIM

 Gain Continuing Education Credit, Total 8 CEs
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Meditation and Light Worker Certification
18-Hour Virtual Training through conference Call Video
Cost: $300
Dates: Upon Request
11:00 AM Eastern/8:00 AM Pacific
To 6 PM/2 PM

Instructor: Rev. Carol "Anandi" Richardson, M. Div., M.P.H.

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To register call 202-237-7681, (202) 686-8202, (301) 538-9540
  
    The Washington Institute teaches continuing education classes and a certificate program in Holistic Health in Maryland.

The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) has reviewed the Washington Institute's classes and has determined that the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine can teach classes in Maryland. 

District of Columbia General Business Licensed with the following endorsements: Education Services, Apprenticeship Training,
Exam Preparation and Tutoring, Educational Support Services

Approved for continuing education through the
American Alternative Medical Association

Massage and Bodywork classes approved for continuing education for massage therapists through NCBTMB
  
Accredited by the
American Association of Drugless Practitioners 

Approved by the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA) which is a peer review organization for professional natural health care training institutions.

Student review - "Dr. Jen did a fantastic job, she is a wise, intuitive healer with a vast knowledge and experience!" Melisa M. Miner

Call to register: (202) 686-8202, (202) 237-7681, (301) 538-9540 

Reflexology Program 4/24

 

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
NCBTMB Continuing Education Provider
 
Reflexology Program
Live Online
Starting Saturday, April 24, 2021
 
Certification Program and Continuing Education 

Perfect for Massage Therapists, Nurses, Child Care Providers, Geriatric Care, and 
New Aspiring Reflexologists!

Introduction to Reflexology
Live Online
Level 1
Saturday, April 24, 2021
10am to 3 pm
  Special $195.00
 Regular Price $225.00

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
NCBTMB Approved Provider
Qualify and test for the American Reflexology Certification Board,
the highest standard of credentials in reflexology recognized through out the United States.

Special Reduced Fee: $195 for each level
Regular $225.00 ( 5 CE units/each level)
 
April 24, 2021, Saturday, 10am to 3pm  
Level I 
Introduction to Reflexology
This course includes reflexology theory, history, zone therapy, meridians, map of reflexes and foot and hand structure. 1 hours of hands-on to learn reflexology grip and techniques. One hour on business ethics and standards. Twenty hours of unsupervised documented practical sessions.
 
May 8, 2021,  Saturday, 10am to 3pm  
Level II  
Reflexology and Aromatherapy                 
This course includes reflexology theory, history, zones, meridians, relaxation response, and body systems related to reflexology. Introduction to aromatherapy, its benefits, safety guidelines and practical applications will be discussed. A practical session is discussed including the application of essential oils on reflex points. Business standards, local/state laws and ordinances pertaining to the practice of reflexology is also included.
 
May 22, 2021, Saturday, 10am to 3pm
Level III 
Reflexology and Acupressure                     
This course includes body systems as related to reflexology, leg and foot structure, hands-on palpations, and map of reflexes as they are anatomically reflected on the feet. Practical use of hot stones for reflexology is discussed and practical sessions for four hours. Business standards and ethics pertaining to the practice of reflexology is also included.
 
June 5, 2021, Saturday, 10am to 3pm
Level IV
Reflexology Clinical                                     
Required for Certification with the *ANHA
This live online hands-on class is to satisfy the requirements of documented practical sessions required by *ANHA for certification. The student may schedule clients for the day. The student may invite friends and/or family to be their client and/or can record by way of video their cases.

Basic Certification requires Levels 1 and 4. Advanced Certification requires all levels.

See our You Tube Video about Reflexology
  
CE credits for NCBTMB Board Certification Renewal offered for:

Reflexology Level 1 combined with Reflexology Level 4
(Spa Bodyworker IV, Reflexology 8 CE credits)

Reflexology Level 2 combined with Reflexology Level 4
(Reflexology with Aromatherapy, 7 CE credits)

Reflexology and Aromatherapy Level 2 combined with Refleology Level 4
(Spa Bodyworker I, Acupressure I, 8 CEs)  

*American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA) is a peer reviewed organization for professional health care practitioners and natural health care training institutions.

Qualify and test for the American Reflexology Certification Board, the highest standard of credentials in reflexology recognized through out the United States.
The American Reflexology Certification Board is a non-profit corporation, an independent testing agency whose primary purpose is to certify the competency of those Reflexologist who practice on a professional level and wish to be recognized as meeting national standards. Certification by ARCB distinguishes the professional; setting apart and bringing credibility to the practitioner committed to excellence.
 
The Washington Institute teaches continuing education classes and a certificate program in Holistic Health in Maryland.

The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) has reviewed the Washington Institute's classes and has determined that the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine can teach classes in Maryland. 

District of Columbia General Business Licensed with the following endorsements: Education Services, Apprenticeship Training,
Exam Preparation and Tutoring, Educational Support Services

Approved for continuing education through the
American Alternative Medical Association
  
Accredited by the
American Association of Drugless Practitioners 

Student review - "Dr. Jen did a fantastic job she is a wise, intuitive healer with a vast knowledge of aromatherapy. What a wonderful experience!" Melisa M. Miner

Call to register: (202) 686-8202, (202) 237-7681, (301) 538-9540 

Thursday, February 18, 2021

New Class Dates and Programs, Feb - June

 


Certification Programs
February through June, 2021

Holistic Nutrition/Health Education
Holistic Health Care
Master Herbology
Meditation and Lightworker
Integrative Health Coach
Aromatherapy
Reflexology
Acupressure
Orthopedic Massage
Business Practices
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
Live Online or On Demand Online Classes
Continuing education and prep classes for Certification through the 
 Washington Institute of Natural Medicine (WINM) and the
American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA)

Classes can be taken Live Online or on demand.  On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience

Perfect for Health Food Store Staff, Fitness Instructors, Health Coaches,
Massage Therapists, Nurses, Child Care Providers, Geriatric Care Providers, and 
New Aspiring Alternative Medicine Practitioners!

Holistic Nutrition Certification (HNC) Program
Health Educator Registration
Each level special $195
Regular $225.00, 10 am to 3 pm
Live Online through Adobeconnect
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online

HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry, Sat Feb 27
HNC4 - Fats and Sugars, Sat Mar 13
HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines, Sat Mar 27
HNC6 - Counseling & Clinical, Sat TBA
HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology, Sat TBA
HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition, Sat TBA

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
 _____________________________
Holistic Health Care Certification Program
Each Level $225.00, 10 am to 2 pm
Live Online through Adobeconnect
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online

HC3 - Aromatherapy & Herbal medicine, Sun Feb 28
HHC4 - Homeopathy & Energy Medicine, Sun March 14
HHC5 - Iridology & Japanese Hara, Sun March 28
HHC6 - TCM Principles & Meridian theory, Sun April 11  
HHC7 - Pulse & Tongue, Sun April 25 
HHC8 - Clinical I, Sun May 9
HHC9 - Clinical II, Sun May 23
HHC10 - Clinical III, Sun June 6
HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology, Sun TBA
HHC2 - Pathology & Detox, Sun TBA

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
_____________________________
Master Herbalist Certification
Each level special $195
Regular $225.00, 10 am to 3 pm
Live Online through Adobeconnect
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online

HHC3 - Aromatherapy & Herbal Medicine, Feb 28, Sat
HNC5 -Meal Planning Guidelines, Mar 13, Sat
MHC1 – Treating Body systems & Detoxification, Jul 11, Sat
MHC2 – Treating Body systems: Reproductive, Nervous, Immune and Circulatory, Jul 25, Sat
MHC3 – TCM & Ayurvedic Herbs, Aug 8, Sun
MHC4 – Phyto chemistry, Aug 22, Sun
MHC5 – Plant Identification, Sep 5, Sun
MHC6 – Vit / Drug / Herb interactions, Sep 19, Sun
MHC7 - Business procedures Clinical, Oct 3, Sun
HNC2 – Principles of Nutrition, TBA, Sat

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
____________________________
Integrative Health Coach Program
New and Improved Program
Each level special $195
Regular $225.00
Live Online through Adobeconnect
Each Class, Sundays, 10:00 am to 2 pm
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online

Level 4: Principles of Nutrition, Sat Feb 20
Level 5: Carbohydrates & Fats, Sat Mar 6
Level 6: Stress Management, Sat Mar 20
Level 7: Coaching Defined, Sat Apr 3
Level 8: Wellness Coaching, Sat Apr 17
Level 9: Coaching core competencies, Sat May 1
Level 10: Herbal and Supplement interactions, Sat May 15
Level 11: Experiential Learning, Sat May 29
Level 1: Anatomy, Physiology, and Medical Terminology, Sat TBA
Level 2: Pathology of Disease, Sat TBA
Level 3: Aromatherapy, Sat TBA

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
______________________
Business Practices Class
Learn to generate MUCH MORE INCOME in Massage Therapy GUILT FREE
On-Line Seminar
Saturday, March 6
Time: 10:30 AM EST - 2:30 PM EST
Investment:  Reg $129.00   
 Now $89.00

Instructor: Robert White, LMT, DIM
______________

Aromatherapy Certification
Basic & Advanced
Each level special $195
Regular $225.00
Live Online through Adobeconnect
Each Class, Sundays, 10:00 am to 2 pm
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online
Basic Aromatherapy Certification Includes Level 1 and 2
To receive Advanced Aromatherapy Certification all four levels must be completed   

 Aromatherapy Level Ihistory, philosophy, benefits, April 18
Aromatherapy Level II, Vitaflex and Raindrop Techniques, May 2 
     Aromatherapy Level IIIAcupressure with essential oils, May 16        
Aromatherapy Level IV, Making essential oil products, May 30

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
______________________
Reflexology Certification
  Special $195.00 per level
 Regular Price $225.00
 Live Online, Saturdays, 10 am to 3 pm
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online

Level I, Introduction to Reflexology April 24
Level II, Reflexology and AromatherapyMay 8
Level III, Reflexology and AcupressureMay 22
Level IV, Reflexology ClinicalJune 5

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
___________________________                  
Acupressure Certification
Live Online, Saturdays, 10 am to 2 pm
  Special $195.00 per level
 Regular Price $225.00
Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online

ACU Level 1,  June 26principles and theory
 ACU Level 2, July 17, TCM, Eight Principles, Acupressure treatment protocol
ACU Level 3, July 31, aromatherapy and pressure points,  palpation techniques 
 ACU Level 4,  August 14, clinical requirement

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
_______________________
Orthopedic Manual Therapy (Massage)
Head, Neck, and Shoulders Class
For Licensed and Registered Massage Therapists
NCBTMB CE Provider
Other licensed health care practitioner may qualify
to take this class. Call for details.
Live Online with Zoom
The workshop Will be Held Virtually
Upon Request
10 AM to Approximately 6:30 PM
Special Fee:$195.00. Regular $325.00

Instructor: Robert White, LMT, DIM

 Gain Continuing Education Credit, Total 8 CEs
_________________________
Meditation and Light Worker Certification
18-Hour Virtual Training through conference Call Video
Cost: $300
Dates: Upon Request
11:00 AM Eastern/8:00 AM Pacific
To 6 PM/2 PM

Instructor: Rev. Carol "Anandi" Richardson, M. Div., M.P.H.

________________

To register call 202-237-7681, (202) 686-8202, (301) 538-9540
  
    The Washington Institute teaches continuing education classes and a certificate program in Holistic Health in Maryland.

The Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) has reviewed the Washington Institute's classes and has determined that the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine can teach classes in Maryland. 

District of Columbia General Business Licensed with the following endorsements: Education Services, Apprenticeship Training,
Exam Preparation and Tutoring, Educational Support Services

Approved for continuing education through the
American Alternative Medical Association

Massage and Bodywork classes approved for continuing education for massage therapists through NCBTMB
  
Accredited by the
American Association of Drugless Practitioners 

Approved by the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA) which is a peer review organization for professional natural health care training institutions.

Student review - "Dr. Jen did a fantastic job, she is a wise, intuitive healer with a vast knowledge and experience!" Melisa M. Miner

Call to register: (202) 686-8202, (202) 237-7681, (301) 538-9540