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

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Classes Aug - Oct 2022

 


Certification Programs

Reiki & Touch Therapy Level 1, Aug 13
(Acu-Reiki: Reiki Combined with Acupressure)
(Spa Bodyworker Program, Level VI, Section A)

Integrative Holistic Health Care, Aug 20

Master Herbology, Aug 21

Flower Essence Therapy, Sept 10

Feng Shui Design, Oct 15

Holistic Nutrition, On Demand Online

Aromatherapy, On Demand Online

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
Live Online or On Demand Online Classes
On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience
Continuing education and Certification Programs

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!

Classes are taught as independent modules and can be taken in any order except for clinical.

Master Herbalist Certification
Each level special $195
Regular $225.00
Live Online, each level 10 am to 2 pm
10 Levels, Each level is a one day class

MHC4 – Phyto chemistry and Research, Aug 21, Sun
MHC5 – Plant Identification/Harvesting, Sept 4, Sun
MHC6 – Vit / Drug / Herb interactions, Sept 18, Sun
MHC7 - Business procedures, Clinical, Oct 2, Sun
HNC2 – Principles of Nutrition, On Demand
HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry, On Demand
MHC1 – System Affinity/Terminology, On Demand
MHC2 – Treating Body Systems and Detoxification, On Demand
MHC3 – Eastern & Ayurvedic Herbs,On Demand


Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
____________________________
Integrative Holistic Health Care Certification
Live Online, Saturdays, 10 am to 2 pm
10 Levels, Each level is a one day class
  Special $195.00 per level
 Regular Price $225.00

HHC3 - Aromatherapy & Herbal Medicine, Sat Aug 20, 2022
HHC4 - Homeopathy & Energy Medicine, Sat Sept 10, 2022
HHC5 - Iridology & Japanese Hara, Sat Sept 24, 2022
HHC6 - TCM Principles & Meridian Theory, Sat Oct 8, 2022  
HHC7 - Pulse & Tongue, Sat Oct 22, 2022 
HHC8 - Clinical I, Sat Nov 12, 2022
HHC9 - Clinical II, Sat Nov 26, 2022
HHC10 - Clinical III, Sat Dec 10, 2022
HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology, On Demand
HHC2 -Pathology & Detox, On Demand

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
_______________________
Flower Essence Certification
All classes Live Online from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Each Level is $225.00, Special $195.00

FLOWER ESSENCE THERAPY, LEVEL I
History and Emotions
Saturday, September 10, 2022

FLOWER ESSENCE THERAPY, LEVEL II
Dr. Bach's 38 Flower System
Saturday, September 17, 2022

FLOWER ESSENCE THERAPY, LEVEL III
Case Studies
Saturday, October 8, 2022

FLOWER ESSENCE THERAPY, LEVEL IV
Building of Flower Therapy Blends
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Instructor: Carolyn Jones, Holistic Health Practitioner
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Feng Shui Design
Practitioner Certification Program

Special - $195.00 per level 
 Regular Price - $225.00 per level

Live Online or On Demand Online 
through Adobeconnect
Each Level 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
   
Feng Shui Level 1
Saturday,   October 15, 2022 
10 am to 2 pm     $195 

 Feng Shui Level 2
Saturday,    October 29, 2022  
10 am to 2 pm    $195 
 
Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
Certified Feng Shui Practitioner

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Spa Bodyworker Program Required Classes
Listed by Date     
Each Class Section is from 10 am to 2pm
Unless otherwise noted
Live Online

Saturday, August 13, 2022, $195.00
Level VI, Section A
Spa Bodyworker VI, Reiki and Touch Therapy 1
Rei1 Class: Acu-Reiki History and Technique, 4 CEs

Saturday, August 27, 2022, $195.00
Level VI, Section B
Spa Bodyworker VI, Reiki and Touch Therapy 2
Rei2 Class: Acu-Reiki points for specific conditions, 4 CEs

On Demand, $195.00
Level I, Section A
Spa Bodyworker I, Acupressure 1 Lecture
ACU1 Class: Introduction to Acupressure, 4 CEs

On Demand, $195.00
Level I, Section B
Spa Bpdyworker I, Acupressure 1 Clinical
ACU1 Clinic: Hands on Client Cases, 4 CEs

TBA or on Demand, $195.00
Level V, Section A
Spa Bodyworker V, Aromatherapy 1 Lecture
Arom1 Class: Introduction and History, 4 CEs

On Demand, $195.00
Level IV, Section A
Spa Bodyworker IV, Reflexology 1
Ref1 Class: History and Technique, 4CEs

On Demand, $195.00
Spa Bodyworker II, Acupressure 2 Lecture
ACU2 Class: Treatment Protocol, 4 CEs

TBA or on Demand, $195.00
Level V, Section B
Spa Bodyworker V, Aromatherapy 2 Techniques
Arom2 Tech: Raindrop Techniques, 4 CEs

On Demand, $195.00
Level IV, Section B
Spa Bodyworker IV, Reflexology 2
Ref2 Class: Reflexology and Aromatherapy, 4 CEs

On Demand, $195.00
Level II, Section B
Spa Bodyworker II, Acupressure 2 Clinical
ACU2 Clinic: Hands on Client Cases, 4 CEs

On Demand, $195.00
Level III, Part A
Spa Bodyworker III, Lymphatic Massage Lecture
Lymp Class: History and Technique, 4 CEs

On Demand, $195.00
Level III, Section B
Spa Bpdyworker III, Lymphatic Massage Clinical
Lymp Clinic: Hands on Client Cases, 4 CEs


Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
______________
Aromatherapy Certification
Basic & Advanced
Each level is a one day class
Special $195.00 per level
 Regular Price $225.00
On Demand Online    
    
 Aroma Level I, History, philosophy, benefits, TBA, On Demand

Aroma Level II, Vitaflex and Raindrop Techniques, On Demand

Aroma Level III, Acupressure & Lymphatic drainage with essential oils, On Demand 

 Aroma Level IV, Making essential oil products, On Demand
 

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
_______________

Holistic Nutrition Certification (HNC)
Health Educator Registration

Each level special $195
Regular $225.00
Each level is a one day class
On Demand online through Adobeconnect

HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology, On Demand

HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition, On Demand

HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry, On Demand

HNC4 - Fats and Sugars, On Demand

HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines, On Demand

HNC6 - Counseling & Clinical, On Demand

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
_______________

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 

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Classes Aug to Sept 2022

 


Certification Programs

Integrative Holistic Health Care, Aug 6

Master Herbology, Aug 7

Reiki & Touch Therapy Level 1, Aug 13
(Acu-Reiki: Reiki Combined with Acupressure)
(Spa Bodyworker Program, Level VI, Section A)

Flower Essence Therapy, Sept 10

Holistic Nutrition, On Demand Online

Aromatherapy, On Demand Online

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
Live Online or On Demand Online Classes
On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience
Continuing education and Certification Programs

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!

Classes are taught as independent modules and can be taken in any order except for clinical.

Master Herbalist Certification
Each level special $195
Regular $225.00
Live Online, each level 10 am to 2 pm
10 Levels, Each level is a one day class

MHC3 – Eastern & Ayurvedic Herbs, Aug 7, Sun
MHC4 – Phyto chemistry and Research, Aug 21, Sun
MHC5 – Plant Identification/Harvesting, Sept 4, Sun
MHC6 – Vit / Drug / Herb interactions, Sept 18, Sun
MHC7 - Business procedures, Clinical, Oct 2, Sun
HNC2 – Principles of Nutrition, On Demand
HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry, On Demand
MHC1 – System Affinity/Terminology, On Demand
MHC2 – Treating Body Systems and Detoxification, On Demand


Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
____________________________
Integrative Holistic Health Care Certification
Live Online, Saturdays, 10 am to 2 pm
10 Levels, Each level is a one day class
  Special $195.00 per level
 Regular Price $225.00

HHC2 -Pathology & Detox, Sat Aug 6, 2022
HHC3 - Aromatherapy & Herbal Medicine, Sat Aug 20, 2022
HHC4 - Homeopathy & Energy Medicine, Sat Sept 10, 2022
HHC5 - Iridology & Japanese Hara, Sat Sept 24, 2022
HHC6 - TCM Principles & Meridian Theory, Sat Oct 8, 2022  
HHC7 - Pulse & Tongue, Sat Oct 22, 2022 
HHC8 - Clinical I, Sat Nov 12, 2022
HHC9 - Clinical II, Sat Nov 26, 2022
HHC10 - Clinical III, Sat Dec 10, 2022
HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology, On Demand

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
_______________________
Flower Essence Certification
All classes Live Online from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Each Level is $225.00, Special $195.00

FLOWER ESSENCE THERAPY, LEVEL I
History and Emotions
Saturday, September 10, 2022

FLOWER ESSENCE THERAPY, LEVEL II
Dr. Bach's 38 Flower System
Saturday, September 17, 2022

FLOWER ESSENCE THERAPY, LEVEL III
Case Studies
Saturday, October 8, 2022

FLOWER ESSENCE THERAPY, LEVEL IV
Building of Flower Therapy Blends
Saturday, October 15, 2022

Instructor: Carolyn Jones, Holistic Health Practitioner
__________________
Spa Bodyworker Program Required Classes
Listed by Date     
Each Class Section is from 10 am to 2pm
Unless otherwise noted
Live Online

Saturday, August 13, 2022, $195.00
Level VI, Section A
Spa Bodyworker VI, Reiki and Touch Therapy 1
Rei1 Class: Acu-Reiki History and Technique, 4 CEs

Saturday, August 27, 2022, $195.00
Level VI, Section B
Spa Bodyworker VI, Reiki and Touch Therapy 2
Rei2 Class: Acu-Reiki points for specific conditions, 4 CEs

On Demand, $195.00
Level I, Section A
Spa Bodyworker I, Acupressure 1 Lecture
ACU1 Class: Introduction to Acupressure, 4 CEs

On Demand, $195.00
Level I, Section B
Spa Bpdyworker I, Acupressure 1 Clinical
ACU1 Clinic: Hands on Client Cases, 4 CEs

TBA or on Demand, $195.00
Level V, Section A
Spa Bodyworker V, Aromatherapy 1 Lecture
Arom1 Class: Introduction and History, 4 CEs

On Demand, $195.00
Level IV, Section A
Spa Bodyworker IV, Reflexology 1
Ref1 Class: History and Technique, 4CEs

On Demand, $195.00
Spa Bodyworker II, Acupressure 2 Lecture
ACU2 Class: Treatment Protocol, 4 CEs

TBA or on Demand, $195.00
Level V, Section B
Spa Bodyworker V, Aromatherapy 2 Techniques
Arom2 Tech: Raindrop Techniques, 4 CEs

On Demand, $195.00
Level IV, Section B
Spa Bodyworker IV, Reflexology 2
Ref2 Class: Reflexology and Aromatherapy, 4 CEs

On Demand, $195.00
Level II, Section B
Spa Bodyworker II, Acupressure 2 Clinical
ACU2 Clinic: Hands on Client Cases, 4 CEs

On Demand, $195.00
Level III, Part A
Spa Bodyworker III, Lymphatic Massage Lecture
Lymp Class: History and Technique, 4 CEs

On Demand, $195.00
Level III, Section B
Spa Bpdyworker III, Lymphatic Massage Clinical
Lymp Clinic: Hands on Client Cases, 4 CEs


Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
______________
Aromatherapy Certification
Basic & Advanced
Each level is a one day class
Special $195.00 per level
 Regular Price $225.00
On Demand Online    
    
 Aroma Level I, History, philosophy, benefits, TBA, On Demand

Aroma Level II, Vitaflex and Raindrop Techniques, On Demand

Aroma Level III, Acupressure & Lymphatic drainage with essential oils, On Demand 

 Aroma Level IV, Making essential oil products, On Demand
 

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
_______________

Holistic Nutrition Certification (HNC)
Health Educator Registration

Each level special $195
Regular $225.00
Each level is a one day class
On Demand online through Adobeconnect

HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology, On Demand

HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition, On Demand

HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry, On Demand

HNC4 - Fats and Sugars, On Demand

HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines, On Demand

HNC6 - Counseling & Clinical, On Demand

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
_______________

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 

Master Herbalist Certification Program Aug 7

 


Become a Master Herbalist
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine

Master Herbalist Certification Program

Special - $195.00 per level 
 Regular Price - $225.00 per level

Live Online or On Demand Online 
through Adobeconnect
   
Continuing education and prep class for Certification through the 
 American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA)

MHC3 – Eastern & Ayurvedic Herbs
Sunday Aug 7
 
All lecture classes can be taken Live Online or on demand.  On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience. 
 Classes are from 10am to 3pm "Live-online" using Adobeconnect
Makeup classes are On Demand online using Adobeconnect upon request

Perfect for Massage Therapists, Nurses, Child Care Providers, Geriatric Care, and 
New Aspiring Nutritional Consultants!
Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
Class Dates, 2022

Each level special $195
through Adobeconnect
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Master Herbalist Certification

Classes can be taken in any order. On demand or Live Online
through Adobeconnect

10 Levels Required Seen Below
Each Level is a one day class

MHC3 – Eastern & Ayurvedic Herbs, Aug 7, Sun
MHC4 – Phyto chemistry and Research, Aug 21, Sun
MHC5 – Plant Identification/Harvesting, Sept 4, Sun
MHC6 – Vit / Drug / Herb interactions, Sept 18, Sun
MHC7 - Business procedures, Clinical, Oct 2, Sun
HNC2 – Principles of Nutrition, On Demand
HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry, On Demand
MHC1 – System Affinity/Terminology, On Demand
MHC2 – Treating Body Systems and Detoxification, On Demand

To register call 202-237-7681, (202) 686-8202, (301) 538-9540


Master Herbalist Program

Herbal Medicine Level 1: System Affinity/Terminology
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, and Eyes and ears health. Completion of Holistic Health Care 3- exempt from this level

Herbal Medicine Level 2: Treating Body Systems and Detoxification
Treating body systems – Digestive system, Circulatory system, 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
Completion of Holistic Health Care 2- exempt from this level

Herbal Medicine Level 3: : Introduction to Eastern Herbal Medicine
Principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine &Tongue analysis. Student will learn the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the principles of using herbs. Learn how to analyze the tongue to determine imbalances.

Herbal Medicine Level 4: 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.    

Herbal Medicine Level 5: Plant Identification/Harvesting:
A detailed study of botany in relation to herbal medicine. Plant anatomy, identifying,
cultivating and harvesting herbs. Students will learn how to make their own herbal remedies, including healing balms, lotions, teas, syrups, oils, tinctures, and more.
Discuss the entire process of preparing herbal medicines at home. Discuss methods of growing, gathering, and drying herbs, to different ways of extracting their vital essences. Students will be expected to send in a sample of a homemade remedy during their final grading.

Herbal Medicine Level 6: Vitamin/Drug/Herb Interaction
Students will learn how to avoid making mistakes when using natural supplements and common medications together. Drugs that deplete the body’s essential nutrients. Herbs that help prescriptions work better, or reduce drug side effects.
Herb and drug contraindications.

Herbal Medicine Level 7: Business Procedures Jurisprudence & Clinical procedures
Student will learn the forms to use to interview the client. What questions to ask and how to determine what recommendations to make based on the client’s answers.
Students will learn how to set up their own practice and how to avoid legal complications. Standard disclaimer forms will be presented, which should be used while practicing any aspect of herbal medicine.           

“Master Herbalist” certification is comprised of 7 Levels
Each Level is 5 contact hours which includes 2 to 3 hours of homework
The student will receive a certification after the completion of all 7 levels, completion of the ANHA take-home exam and completion of Holistic Nutrition Level 2 and 3.

Books Required for Master Herbalist Program
MHC2 - Medical Herbalism by David Hoffmann, Healthy Healing by Linda Page
MHC3 - Medical Herbalism by David Hoffmann, Planetary Herbology by Michael
Tierra
MHC4 - Medical Herbalism by David Hoffmann, Healthy Healing by Linda Page,
The Herbal Medicine – Maker’s Handbook by Green
MHC5 - Medical Herbalism by David HoffmannHealthy Healing by Linda Page
MHC6 - Medical Herbalism by David Hoffmann, Healthy Healing by Linda Page
MHC7 - Business Mastery by Sohnen-Moe
HNC2 - Prescription for Nutritional Healing - Fifth Edition - by Phyllis Balch,
Diet and Nutrition – by Rudolph Ballentine
HNC3 - Guide to Body Chemistry and Nutrition – by Bernard Jensen
 
Suggested but not required
How to be your own Herbal Pharmacist by Linda Rector Page
Prescription for Herbal Healing by Phyllis Balch


    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 

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