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Friday, May 26, 2023

Integrative Health Coach June 10

 

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine

 Integrative Health Coach Certification Program

 Live Online

 Level 1: Anatomy and Physiology, and Medical Terminology

June 10, 2023

10 am to 2 pm, Regular Price $225.00 for level 1

Special $195.00 per level

Perfect for Massage Therapists, Nurses, Child Care Providers, Geriatric Care, and 

New Aspiring Coaching Practitioners!

 

Integrative Health Coach Certification Program 

Dates

10 am to 2 pm



Level 1: Anatomy and Physiology, and Medical Terminology, June 10, 2023

Level 2: Pathology of Disease, June 24, 2023

Level 3: Aromatherapy, July 8, 2023

Level 4: Principles of Nutrition, July 22, 2023

Level 5: Carbohydrates & Fats, Aug 5, 2023

Level 6: Stress Management, Aug 19, 2023

Level 7: Coaching Defined, Sep 9, 2023

Level 8: Wellness Coaching, Sep 23, 2023

Level 9: Coaching core competencies, Oct 7, 2023

Level 10: Herbal and Supplement interactions, Oct 21, 2023

Level 11: Experiential Learning, Nov 4, 2023




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Saturday, May 13, 2023

Aromatherapy Classes 6/4

 

 

Become an Aromatherapist

 

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine

 

Aromatherapy Certification

Basic & Advanced

 

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)

NCBTMB approved provider

 

Saturday June 4, 2023

10am to 2pm      

Aromatherapy Level I

History, philosophy, benefits, therapeutic use  

 

 

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 2pm "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 Aromatherapy Practitioners!

 

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD

Class Dates, 2023

 

Each level special $195

Regular $225.00

 

Aromatherapy Certification

Basic & Advanced

 

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

through Adobeconnect

 

Sunday June 4, 2022

10am to 2pm

 Aromatherapy Level I    

History, philosophy, benefits

                            

Sunday June 18, 2022   

10am to 2pm     

Aromatherapy Level II     

Vitaflex and Raindrop Techniques 

                       

Sunday July 16, 2022

10am to 2pm

Aromatherapy Level III

Acupressure and Lymphatic drainage with essential oils           

 

Sunday July 30, 2022

10am to 2pm

  Aromatherapy Level IV 

Making essential oil products

 

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

 

Basic Aromatherapy Certification Includes Level 1 and 2.

To receive Advanced Aromatherapy Certification all four levels must be completed.   CE 6 per level.

      

Aromatherapy Level I      

Essential oils have been used for hundreds of years for ritual, perfume and therapeutic purposes. This class will cover the history, philosophy, benefits, therapeutic use and body system affinity of the most commonly used essential oils. Information on safety, how to choose a source for essential oils and application techniques.

 

 

Aromatherapy Level II

 Students will learn Vitaflex and Raindrop Techniques by Gary Young, including 2 hours of practical. Discuss benefits, physical and emotional actions of essential oils chosen for raindrop. 

 

 

Aromatherapy Level III

Acupressure and Lymphatic drainage with essential oils        

Students will learn how to choose oils for lymphatic drainage and conditions where acupressure can be a benefit. Practical will include using acupoints with essential oils and lymphatic drainage.

 

 

Aromatherapy Level IV

Making essential oil products.

Students will make products using essential oils and other natural substances such as bath salts, lip balms, insect repellant, skin balm, headache/pain relief salve and more.  

 

 

When attending in person sample oils provided  for demonstration and use during class 

 

Recommended Oil kits for Levels II and IV, cost per level $75.00 

Oils Required only for Level II for Raindrop Technique and Level 4 for the Creation of Mixtures.

Students can provide their own oils or purchase them from the instructor. Levels 1 and 5 can be taken without the purchase of oils but are recommended to purchase after graduation in order to practice. 

 

Basic Aromatherapy Certification Includes Level 1 and 2.

To receive Advanced Aromatherapy Certification all four levels must be completed.  

If the class is taken online the oils will be shipped to the student with an additional $9.00 fee for shipping, per level. Shipping will take approximately 5 to 6 days. 

 

6 CEs per level

 

Certification for Aromatherapy Practitioner by ANHA** requires

Level I to IV and a written exam

 

CE credits for NCBTMB Board Certification Renewal offered for:

Aromatherapy Level II - Raindrop Therapy (6 Hours)

Aromatherapy Level III - Acupressure and Oils

(Acupressure Level 1, 8 hours)

2 additional cases need to be submitted for this credit

No CEs are provided for level 1 or level 4 for NCBTMB Board Certification Renewal

 

    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. 

 

Massage and Bodywork classes approved for continuing education for massage therapists through NCBTMB

 

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 

 

 

Friday, April 21, 2023

Saturday August 26, 2023 Health Educator/Holistic Nutrition Program

 

WINM

Become a Health Educator/Nutritional Consultant    

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine


Health Educator/Holistic Nutrition Program

Prep for Holistic Nutrition Certification, Health Educator Registration

and Board Certification through the American Association of Nutritional Consultants


Special - $195.00 per level 

 Regular Price - $225.00 per level


Live Online

through Adobeconnect

 

Continuing education and prep class for Certification through the 

 American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA)


Level 1, Anatomy & Physiology

Saturday August 26, 2023

 

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

 Lecture Classes are from 10am to 3pm "Live-online" using Adobeconnect

Makeup lecture classes are On Demand online using Adobeconnect upon request


Perfect for Massage Therapists, Nurses, Child Care Providers, Geriatric Care, and 

New Aspiring Health Educators/Nutritional Consultants!

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD

Class Dates, 2023

Holistic Nutrition Certification (HNC)

Health Educator Registration


Each level special $195

through Adobeconnect


HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology, Sat Aug 26


HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition, Sat Sept 16


HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry, Sat Sept 30


HNC4 - Fats and Sugars, Sat Oct 14


HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines, Sat Oct 28


HNC6 - Counseling & Clinical, Sat Nov 18



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



Holistic Nutrition Certification (HNC)

Class Descriptions


HHC Level 1: Anatomy and Physiology, and Medical Terminology

This level familiarizes the student with each system of the human physiology and introduces the world of medical terminology. This level will help the student understand the client’s description of symptoms and understand physician’s diagnosis.

Paper Back Test Books Required:

Atlas of the Human Body – by Takeo Takahashi

 Or How the Body Works – by Editor – Dr. Peter Abrahams


HNC Level 2: Principles of Nutrition

Learn the nutritional needs of the human body which includes macro and micro nutrients, enzymes and antioxidants.

Paper Back Book Required:

Diet and Nutrition – by Rudolph Ballentine (HNC2 & HNC4)


HNC Level 3: Nutrition & Body Chemistry

The student will learn the effect of the twenty-one chemical elements on colon health, how soft tissue is built, the importance of electrolytes and the importance of bone builders and blood builders.

Paper Back Book Required:

Guide to Body Chemistry and Nutrition – by Bernard Jensen (HNC3 & HNC4)


HNC Level 4: Carbohydrates & Fats

The student will learn the truth about the different types of fats and sugars and how they affect our body.

Paper Back Book Required:

Diet and Nutrition – by Rudolph Ballentine (HNC2 & HNC4)


HNC Level 5: Meal Planning Guidelines

The student will learn dietary planning for optimal health for both adults and children and healing for chronic ailments.


HNC Level 6: Counseling & Clinical

The student will be supervised by a Naturopath while working with clients. Hand out recipes for clients to try.

Paper Back Book Required:

Healthy Healing by Linda Page (HNC4, HNC5 & HNC6)

 

Each level includes Contact Hours: 6 (6 CEs per Level),  Homework Hours: 4

The student must complete six levels. Each level is an independent module; therefore, the student may take them out of sequence except for Level VI (clinical). After the completion of the program a student can sit for an exam with the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association.


Optional Books

Prescription for Nutritional Healing - by Phyllis Balch

 Putting it All Together – by Hoffer and Walker

 Herbal Healing for Children – by Demetria Clark

 Enzymes: The Key to Health – by Howard Loomis

Heal with Amino Acids – by Sahley and Birkner


    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


Prep for Board Certification through the American Association of Nutritional Consultants


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 


 www.NaturalHealthDC.com