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Saturday, June 16, 2018

New Class Dates

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

All lecture classes taught by Dr. Jen Martinez can be taken online on demand.  On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience.  All pre-recorded classes include a live question and answer session with the teacher. Upon completion of each level a special date and time is set up to have a live question and answer session by way of the internet or phone.  
 
Shelley Luehring, NHD
  Doctor of Natural Health

Cleveland Park location
3701 Connecticut Ave., N.W. #1
Washington, D.C. 20008
 
 
Acupressure CEs and Certification
Each Level  $225.00
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
6 CEs per level
 
Level 1 - 12 Major Meridians and the Basic Protocol
Sunday July 15, 2018
 
Level 2  - Aromatherapy and Pressure Points
Sunday July 29, 2018

Upper Levels Determined by Level 1 & 2 Students with teacher 
Level 3 - Light Tapping (AFT)

 Level 4 - Clinical
Sunday August 19, 2018

Acupressure Level 5 - Meridian and Lymphatic Acupressure with essential oils - TBA    

Acupressure Level 6 - Acupressure with Magnets - TBA        

Mind Body Medicine/Visualization
Visualization techniques, relaxation therapy, and eye focusing techniques are included in this class. These techniques promote relaxation and stimulate a positive thought process.

Level 1
Upon Request 
10:00am to 4:00pm  
$225.00

Aromatherapy CEs and Certification
Each Level  $300.00 plus supplies
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
6 CEs per level
 
Level 1 
Saturday September 22, 2018
 
Level 3
Saturday October 6, 2018

Level 5
Saturday October 20, 2018

   ________

Instructor: Robert White, DIM, LMT
     Doctor of Massotherapy

Cleveland Park location:
3701 Connecticut Ave., N.W. #1
Washington, D.C. 20008

Orthopedic Massage CE Class
Head Neck and Shoulders
6 CE Credits
 
Upon Request
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
$225.00
 
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Rev. Carol Richardson, M.Div., MPH, Intuitive Life Coach, Energy Healer, Hypnotherapist

Silver Spring Location:
Potomac Massage Training Institute 8380 Colesville Road, Suite #600, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Reiki Level 1
Part 1 of Seven Rays Reiki
    
Certification Class with CE Credit
TBA or Upon Request 
 9:30am to 4:30pm
Continuing Education Units: 7 CEUs
Fee: $195.00
7 CEs

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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
Upon Request, On Demand, Online

 HHC2 - Pathology & Detox
Upon Request, On Demand, Online
  
HHC3 - Aromatherapy &  Herbal Medicine
Saturday June 30, 2018

HHC4 - Homeopathy & Energy Medicine
Saturday July 14, 2018

HHC5 - Iridology & Japanese Hara
Saturday July 28, 2018
   
HHC6 - TCM Principles & Meridian theory
Saturday August 11, 2018

 HHC7 - Pulse & Tongue
Saturday August 25, 2018

 HHC8 - Clinical I
Dated Selected with Current Students and Teacher 
    
HHC9 -  Clinical II
Dated Selected with Current Students and Teacher 
 
HHC10 - Clinical III 
   Dated Selected with Current Students and Teacher


 Feng Shui

All Classes are from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  Each Level is $225.00
 
 Level I
Saturday Sep. 8, 2018

Level 2
Saturday Sep 15, 2018 
 
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Instructor: Robert White, DIM, LMT
     Doctor of Massotherapy
 
Cleveland Park location
3701 Connecticut Ave., N.W. #1
Washington, D.C. 20008
  
Lymphatic Drainage CEs
  
TBA or Upon Request 
10am to 4pm     $250.00
6 CEs

_______
 
 
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 Nutrition Certification

All Classes are from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  Each Level is $225.00 
HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology
Upon Request, On Demand, Online
  
HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition
Upon Request, On Demand, Online

    HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry
Sunday July 1, 2018

HNC4 - Fats and Sugars
Sunday July 15, 2018
 
HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines
Sunday July 29, 2018 
  
HNC6 - Counseling & Clinical
Upon Request, On Demand, Online
  
      
Master Herbalist Certification
 
HNC2, HHC3 and HNC5 Required

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

MHC1 - Treating Body systems & Detoxification
Sunday August 12, 2018

HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition
Upon Request, On Demand, Online

MHC2 - Treating Body systems - Reproductive, Nervous, Immune, and Circulatory systems
Sunday August 26, 2018

HHC3 - Aromatherapy and Herbal Medicine
Saturday June 30, 2018

MHC3 - TCM & Ayurvedic Herbs
Upon Request, On Demand, Online
  
MHC4 - Phyto Chemistry
Upon Request, On Demand, Online
  
 MHC5 - Plant Identification
Upon Request, On Demand, Online

HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines
Sunday July 29, 2018 
 
MHC6 - Vitamin/Drug/ Herb Interactions
Upon Request, On Demand, Online
  MHC7 - Business Procedures and Clinical
Dates Selected with Current Students and Teacher


Aromatherapy CEs and Certification

Basic & Advanced
Cost $300 per level
Each class 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
 
Basic Aromatherapy Certification Includes 
Level 1 and 2 Cost $600
To receive Advanced Aromatherapy Certification all four levels must be completed    Cost $1,200
Level 1 - Essential Oil Basics
Saturday June 23, 2018

Aromatherapy Level II 
Vitaflex and Raindrop Technique
Saturday July 7, 2018
Level 3 - Acupressure and Essential Oils
Saturday July 21, 2018

Level 4 - Making Products
Saturday August 4, 2018
 
___________


Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD 
Natural Health Practitioner

Location - Olney, Maryland
3700 Mystic
Olney, MD 20832

Reflexology CEs  and Certification
7 CEs each Level 
 
 Each Level  $225.00
Each class 10:00 am to 3:00 pm 

Level 1 - Introduction
Upon Request, On Demand, Online

Level 2  - Reflexology and Aromatherapy
Sunday June 24, 2018

Level 3 - Reflexology and Hot Stone
Sunday July 8, 2018

Level 4 - Clinical
Sunday July 22, 2018

___________
Instructor: Linda Khanzetian, NHD
Natural Health Doctor

Cleveland Park location
3701 Connecticut Ave., N.W. #1
Washington, D.C. 20008

Reflexology CEs  and Certification
7 CEs each Level 
 
 Each Level  $225.00
Each class 10:00 am to 3:00 pm 

Level 1 - Introduction
Sunday July 7, 2018
 Upper level dates determined with students and teacher
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   Rev. Carol Richardson, M.Div., MPH, Intuitive Life Coach, Energy Healer, Hypnotherapist

Location
12803 Twinbrook Parkway #204
Rockville, MD 20851
 
Reiki CEs and Certification

Each Level  $195.00
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
6 CEs per level
    
Level 1 - Basics
Level 2 - Distance Healing
Level 3 - Teacher Level
Upon Request


Lightworker and Inner Harmony Training

TBA, Upon Request

Level One:  18-hour training:  $300
 
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Instructors: Dr. Jen Martinez, HD 
Carol Richardson, MPH 
 Dr. Robert White, DIM, LMT
Shelley Luehring, NHD
Linda Khanzetian, NHD
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
 
Chakra Balancing
 
Aromatherapy
 
Acupressure
____________


Call to register

(202) 686-8202, (301) 538-9540
 
Check out our Blog
that has all of our current programs


 Class Description can be seen here
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 

Acupressure Program

Acupressure Program
 
Continuing Education classes with Certification
Starting Sunday July 15, 2018
 10:00am to 4:00pm
Level 1  $225.00



Instructor: Dr. Shelley Luehring, NHD

 
 
 
Acupressure Level 1 - Basics - July 15, 2018
Learn the 12 major meridians and the basic protocol, theory and palpation techniques. 
Cost $225, 6 CEU Credits

Acupressure Level 2 - Aromatherapy and Acupressure Points - July 29, 2018
Learn how to use aromatherapy and pressure points for specific ailments and more palpation techniques. Includes 3 hours of practicum. 
Cost $225, 6 CEU Credits
  
Acupressure Level 4 - Clinical  - August 19, 2018
This class is designed for the practitioner to complete the clinical requirement for certification. Complete sessions under instructor's supervision.
Cost $225, 6 CEU Credits
 
Acupressure Level 5 - Meridian and Lymphatic Acupressure with essential oils - TBA       
Students will learn how to use acupressure points and select appropriate oils for lymphatic drainage. Practical will include using acupoints with essential oils and lymphatic drainage.
3 hours of practical application. Essential oil kit included.
Cost $225 + $100 for oils, 6 CEU Credits
 
Acupressure Level 6 - Acupressure with Magnets - TBA        
Students will learn the history of Magnet Therapy, theory and practical use of magnets. Students will learn how to use acupressure points and magnets for specific ailments. Practical will include using acupoints with Magnets.
3 hours of practical application
Cost $225 + $100 Materials, No CEs provided for the magnetic component of this class
 
 Levels 1,2,4 required for certification 
  
Continuing Education Units: 6 CEUs for each level

Approved for Continuing Education by National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Body Work (NCBTMB)

TBA = To Be Announced,  upper level dates selected with instructor and Level 1 and 2 students.
 
Class times 10am to 4pm
Call 202-237-7681 to4 register. Each level is $225.00

 
See our video on acupressure and acupuncture:



Location: 

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
within the Wilshire Condo Building in Cleveland Park
3701 Connecticut Ave., N.W. #1, Washington, D.C. 20008

Call for further details or to register (202) 237-7681, (202) 686-8202
Ask for the Cleveland Park Acupressure class.

 NCBTMB approved Continuing Education Provider

Approved for continuing education through the
American Alternative Medical Association
  
 Accredited by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners
  
 Approved prep class provider for the
American Naturopathic and Holistic Association
  
District of Columbia General Business Licensed with the following endorsements:
Education Services, Apprenticeship Training, Exam Preparation and Tutoring, and Educational Support Services
   

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

new Class Dates

 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

All lecture classes taught by Dr. Jen Martinez can be taken online on demand.  On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience.  All pre-recorded classes include a live question and answer session with the teacher. Upon completion of each level a special date and time is set up to have a live question and answer session by way of the internet or phone.  
 
Shelley Luehring, NHD
  Doctor of Natural Health

Cleveland Park location
3701 Connecticut Ave., N.W. #1
Washington, D.C. 20008
 
 
Acupressure CEs and Certification
Each Level  $225.00
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
6 CEs per level
 
Level 1 - 12 Major Meridians and the Basic Protocol
Sunday July 15, 2018
 
Level 2  - Aromatherapy and Pressure Points
Sunday July 29, 2018

Upper Levels Determined by Level 1 & 2 Students with teacher 
Level 3 - Light Tapping (AFT)

 Level 4 - Clinical
Sunday August 19, 2018

Mind Body Medicine/Visualization
Visualization techniques, relaxation therapy, and eye focusing techniques are included in this class. These techniques promote relaxation and stimulate a positive thought process.

Level 1
Upon Request 
10:00am to 4:00pm  
$225.00

   ________

Instructor: Robert White, DIM, LMT
     Doctor of Massotherapy

Cleveland Park location:
3701 Connecticut Ave., N.W. #1
Washington, D.C. 20008

Orthopedic Massage CE Class
Head Neck and Shoulders
6 CE Credits
 
Upon Request
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
$225.00
 
_____
 

Rev. Carol Richardson, M.Div., MPH, Intuitive Life Coach, Energy Healer, Hypnotherapist

Silver Spring Location:
Potomac Massage Training Institute 8380 Colesville Road, Suite #600, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Reiki Level 1
Part 1 of Seven Rays Reiki
    
Certification Class with CE Credit
TBA or Upon Request 
 9:30am to 4:30pm
Continuing Education Units: 7 CEUs
Fee: $195.00
7 CEs

________

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
Upon Request, On Demand, Online

 HHC2 - Pathology & Detox
Saturday June 16, 2018
  
HHC3 - Aromatherapy &  Herbal Medicine
Saturday June 30, 2018

HHC4 - Homeopathy & Energy Medicine
Saturday July 14, 2018

HHC5 - Iridology & Japanese Hara
Saturday July 28, 2018
   
HHC6 - TCM Principles & Meridian theory
Saturday August 11, 2018

 HHC7 - Pulse & Tongue
Saturday August 25, 2018

 HHC8 - Clinical I
Dated Selected with Current Students and Teacher 
    
HHC9 -  Clinical II
Dated Selected with Current Students and Teacher 
 
HHC10 - Clinical III 
   Dated Selected with Current Students and Teacher 
_______

Instructor: Robert White, DIM, LMT
     Doctor of Massotherapy
 
Cleveland Park location
3701 Connecticut Ave., N.W. #1
Washington, D.C. 20008
  
Lymphatic Drainage CEs
  
TBA or Upon Request 
10am to 4pm     $250.00
6 CEs

_______
 
 
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 Nutrition Certification

All Classes are from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  Each Level is $225.00 
HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology
Upon Request, On Demand, Online
  
HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition
Sunday June 17, 2018

    HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry
Sunday July 1, 2018

HNC4 - Fats and Sugars
Sunday July 15, 2018
 
HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines
Sunday July 29, 2018 
  
HNC6 - Counseling & Clinical
Upon Request, On Demand, Online
  
      
Master Herbalist Certification
 
HNC2, HHC3 and HNC5 Required

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

MHC1 - Treating Body systems & Detoxification
Sunday August 12, 2018

HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition
Sunday June 17, 2018

MHC2 - Treating Body systems - Reproductive, Nervous, Immune, and Circulatory systems
Sunday August 26, 2018

HHC3 - Aromatherapy and Herbal Medicine
Saturday June 30, 2018

MHC3 - TCM & Ayurvedic Herbs
Upon Request, On Demand, Online
  
MHC4 - Phyto Chemistry
Upon Request, On Demand, Online
  
 MHC5 - Plant Identification
Upon Request, On Demand, Online

HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines
Sunday July 29, 2018 
 
MHC6 - Vitamin/Drug/ Herb Interactions
Upon Request, On Demand, Online
  MHC7 - Business Procedures and Clinical
Dates Selected with Current Students and Teacher


Aromatherapy CEs and Certification

Basic & Advanced
Cost $300 per level
Each class 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
 
Basic Aromatherapy Certification Includes 
Level 1 and 2 Cost $600
To receive Advanced Aromatherapy Certification all four levels must be completed    Cost $1,200
Level 1 - Essential Oil Basics
Saturday June 23, 2018

Aromatherapy Level II 
Vitaflex and Raindrop Technique
Saturday July 7, 2018
Level 3 - Acupressure and Essential Oils
Saturday July 21, 2018

Level 4 - Making Products
Saturday August 4, 2018
 
___________


Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD 
Natural Health Practitioner

Location - Olney, Maryland
3700 Mystic
Olney, MD 20832

Reflexology CEs  and Certification
7 CEs each Level 
 
 Each Level  $225.00
Each class 10:00 am to 3:00 pm 

Level 1 - Introduction
Sunday June 10, 2018

Level 2  - Reflexology and Aromatherapy
Sunday June 24, 2018

Level 3 - Reflexology and Hot Stone
Sunday July 8, 2018

Level 4 - Clinical
Sunday July 22, 2018
 
_______ 
   Rev. Carol Richardson, M.Div., MPH, Intuitive Life Coach, Energy Healer, Hypnotherapist

Location
12803 Twinbrook Parkway #204
Rockville, MD 20851
 
Reiki CEs and Certification

Each Level  $195.00
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
6 CEs per level
    
Level 1 - Basics
Level 2 - Distance Healing
Level 3 - Teacher Level
Upon Request

See Silver Spring Location for additional Class Dates


Lightworker and Inner Harmony Training

TBA, Upon Request

Level One:  18-hour training:  $300
 
___________


Instructors: Dr. Jen Martinez, HD 
Carol Richardson, MPH 
 Dr. Robert White, DIM, LMT
Shelley Luehring, NHD
Himani Chaudhary, M.Phil.
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
 
Chakra Balancing
 
Aromatherapy
 
Acupressure
____________


Call to register

(202) 686-8202, (301) 538-9540
 
Check out our Blog
that has all of our current programs


 Class Description can be seen here
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 

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Herbology Program Starting June 17

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.
  
All lecture classes can be taken online on demand.  On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience.  All pre-recorded classes include a live question and answer session with the teacher. Upon completion of each level a special date and time is set up to have a live question and answer session by way of the internet or phone.    

2018
 
Master Herbalist Certification
Total cost $2,250
Classes can be taken in any order. 10am - 4pm
Class dates
PMTI
 
HHC3-   Aromatherapy & Herbal Medicine
              
June 30
Sun
 
HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition
June 17
Sun
 
HNC5 -Meal Planning Guidelines
July 29
Sun
 
MHC1 - Treating Body systems & Detoxification
Aug 12
Sun
 
MHC2 - Treating Body systems - Reproductive,
               Nervous, Immune and Circulatory
               systems
Aug 26
Sun
 
MHC3 - TCM & Ayurvedic Herbs
 
TBA
 
MHC4 - Phyto chemistry
              
 
TBA
 
MHC5 - Plant Identification
                
 
TBA
 
MHC6 -   Vit / Drug / Herb interactions
 
 
TBA
 
MHC7 - Business procedures
               Clinical
 
TBA
 
 
                   
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

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

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Nutrition Program Starting June 17

Online Availability! 
 
Holistic Nutrition Program
 
Silver Spring, Maryland Location 
   
Continuing education and prep class for Certification through the 
 American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA)

Holistic Nutrition Professional Certification
 
 
Level 1 - Upon Request, On Demand, Online
 
$225.00
 
Level 2 - Sunday June 17, 2018
 
Become a Certified Nutritional Consultant
  
Classes are from 10am to 4pm on location or "Live-online" using Adobeconnect
Makeup classes are "Live-online" using Adobeconnect, on location in Virginia Beach, or pre-recorded on demand online.
 
All lecture classes can be taken online on demand.  On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience.  All pre-recorded classes include a live question and answer session with the teacher. Upon completion of each level a special date and time is set up to have a live question and answer session by way of the internet or phone.  
 
 
Holistic Nutrition (HNC)
Total cost $1,350
Each level $225
2018            
Adobeconnect
HHC1- Anatomy & PhysiologyBy request
HNC2- Principles of NutritionJune 17   Sun
HNC3- Nutrition and Body ChemistryJuly 1      Sun
HNC4 -Fats and SugarsJuly 15     Sun
HNC5 -Meal Planning GuidelinesJuly 29     Sun
HNC6- Counseling & ClinicalTBA
To register and pay call 202-237-7681.

TBA Classes to be determined with current students and teacher
 
To register and pay call 202-237-7681  


On Location or Live On-line!

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
Within Potomac Massage Training Institute
8380 Colesville Rd. Suite 600
Silver Spring, MD 20910
 

The classes are taught as independent modules and can taken out of sequence.

 
 
Holistic Nutrition Certification (HNC)
 
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.

 
HNC Level 2: Principles of Nutrition
Learn the nutritional needs of the human body which includes macro and micro nutrients, enzymes and antioxidants.
 

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.

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.

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.

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

$225.00 per level

 
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.

 
The Washington Institute teaches continuing education classes and a certificate program in Holistic Health/Naturopathy 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 in Maryland. 
 
 
Approved for continuing education through the
American Alternative Medical Association
 
Accredited by the
American Association of Drugless Practitioners



Instructor's Credentials
Jen Martinez-Bentley has 18 years of teaching experience.
Doctor of Naturopathy                       September 1999          Nova International
Doctor of Integrative Homeopathy      December 2007           National University of Therapeutics
 
Currently teaching at:
Centura College in Chesapeake,VA             
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine    
 
Qualified to teach the following courses:
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Aromatherapy
  • Business and Ethics for Body workers
  • Chair Massage
  • Deep Tissue Massage
  • Feng Shui
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Holistic Medicine
  • Holistic Nutrition
  • Kinesiology
  • Lymphatic Massage
  • Meditation / Visualization
  • Myofascial Therapy (Trigger Point)
  • Myology
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Reiki and Chakra Balancing
  • Shiatsu/Acupressure
  • Spa Modalities including hydrotherapy
  • Sports Massage
  • Swedish Massage
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
 
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The Washington Institute's Holistic Nutrition Program
is approved by the
American Association of Nutritional Consultants

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Gain continung education credit
CEU Credit for each Level: 6

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 Upon completion certification is provided by the
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
and the
American Naturopathic and Holistic Association

Become Registered as a Health Educator

Continuing Education approval by the
American Alternative Medical Association

Call to Reserve Your Space!
  
To participate in the class you must call to register and make the necessary payments.

Upon payment you will either report to our host site in Silver Spring, Maryland or you can participate through
Live On-line attendance with Adobe Connect.

 
If you participate through live on-line attendance our office will send you a link to Adobe Connect approximately 24 hours before the class.



 
Upon registering for the class let our representative know that you wish to attend On-line. At that time we will give your information to the instructor. The instructor will prepare for your attendance and will send you hand-outs by email. On site students will receive hand-outs at the time of their arrival to the class.
  
Class Location:
  
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
Within Potomac Massage Training Institute
8380 Colesville Rd. Suite 600
Silver Spring, MD 20910
 
Call to Register:
(301) 538-9650, (202) 686-8202