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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Acupressure classes Nov 8

 

Acupressure Program
  
Continuing Education classes with Certification through the 
American Naturopathic and Holistic Association

Acupressure Level 1
Sunday, November 8, 2020
Live Online
 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Special $195.00 (Regular $225.00)



Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD

Acupressure Program
Live Online 
 
 

Level 1, Regular Price $225.00, Special $195.00
Nov 8, 2020

Class Outline
  • Introduction
  • Principles of Acupressure 
  • Meridian Theory
  • General Procedure for Pressure Point Technique
  • Acupressure Techniques in a Basic Routine
  • Practical - Perform the basic routine
  • Draw the Meridians

Level 2, $225.00, Special $195.00
Nov 15, 2020  

Class Outline
  • Learn to use acupressure for various conditions
  • Seven Emotions - Inner cause of disease
  • Clinical Application

Participant will receive certification after attended both levels, completed homework, submission of a video showing acupressure session on the Bladder Meridian as well as five documented sessions. 

To register call 202-237-7681, (202) 686-8202, (301) 538-9540
  
Continuing Education Units: 6 CEUs for each level

Total CEUs: 12

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

This is a prep course for the Acupressure Certification exam through the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA)

Required text: The Essential Step-by-Step Guide to Acupressure with Aromatherapy, Relief for 64 Common Health Conditions 

See our video on acupressure and acupuncture:


 
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, Educational Support Services


The Washington Institute teaches continuing education classes and a 
certificate program in Holistic Health 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 the state of Maryland.

Homeopathy & Energy Medicine Class Saturday, October 17, 2020

 

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine

Homeopathy & Energy Medicine Class

A part of the
Holistic Health Care Certification Program

Homeopathy & Energy Medicine Class

  Saturday, October 17, 2020

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

The student will learn how to use the electromagnetic power of the body, and how to use Homeopathic remedies for acute and chronic ailments. Ailments of the Nervous system, Reproductive system and Urinary system will be discussed.

Live Online

This is Level 2 of our Holistic Health Care Program

$225.00

Special Rate if you sign up for two levels at a time
$210.00 per level 

Become Certified as a
  
Holistic Health Practitioner

Prep Class for Certification through the 
 American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA)


Holistic Health Care Certification Program 

 Each Level $225 ($210 if paid with one additional level)
 
Holistic Health Care (HHC)

All lecture classes are live online and can also be taken online demand.  On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience.  
  
  The classes are independent modules and can be taken out of sequence

Class time 10am to 2 pm         Make up classes are arranged with instructor. 

Level
$225
Each
Holistic Health Care (HHC)
Total cost $2,250
Class dates
   Adobeconnect
IHHC1 -Anatomy & PhysiologyUpon request
IIHHC2 -Pathology & DetoxUpon request
IIIHHC3 -Aromatherapy & Herbal medicineUpon request
IVHHC4 - Homeopathy & Energy MedicineOct 17     Sat
VHHC5 - Iridology & Japanese HaraOct 31      Sat
VIHHC6 - TCM Principles & Meridian theory   Nov 14     Sat
VIIHHC7 - Pulse & Tongue   Dec 5       Sat
VIIIHHC8 -Clinical I          TBA
IXHHC9 -Clinical II          TBA
XHHC10 -Clinical III          TBA


 
    TBA Classes determined with previously enrolled students 

Call 202-237-7681 to register

Clinical Location:
3700 Mystic Ct., Olney, MD 20832
(clinical can be done live online if you are out of state or can not attend in person)

 Make up classes are arranged with instructor

The student must complete ten levels. Each level is an independent module; therefore, the student may take them out of sequence except for Level VIII to X (clinical). After the completion of the program a student can take the exam with the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association.          
    
Upon completion students are eligible for certification through the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine and the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association

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 in Maryland. 

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


 

Upon payment you will either report to our class location or you can participate through Live Online attendance with Adobe Connect.

  

Upon registering for the class let our representative know that you wish to attend Online.


 

Perfect for Nurses, Care Givers, Massage Therapists, and Aspiring Holistic Health Practitioners!

 

Receive continuing education credit and experiential learning credit towards an advanced health degree.

 

This course is required for the following degrees:

 

Integrative Homeopathy, Holistic Health,

Holistic Massotherapy (Massage), Natural Health,

and Naturopathology

 

www.HolisticDegrees.org



The Demand for Holistic Health Careers and Practitioners  
 
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine recently reported that approximately 38 percent of adults in the United States are using some form of complementary or alternative medicine (CAM). This includes the following types of treatment modalities:
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook, the holistic health, alternative medicine and wellness industry has increased substantially since 2002, and all signs point to continued growth in the popularity of CAM through 2022.
 
A large number of people are willing to pay for this kind of health care, since CAM is usually not paid by health insurance. This growing demand makes it an excellent time to begin a career as a holistic health practitioner. See our Holistic Health Care Certification Program below.
 

Holistic Health Care Certification
 
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.

Required book:
How The Body Works edited by Peter Abrahams

 
Level 2: Detoxification and Pathology of Disease
Learn the holistic or naturopathic perspective of disease. Learn the importance of detoxification and various detoxification protocols.
 
Required books:
The Naturopathic Way by Christopher Vasey, N.D.
Prescription for Nutritional Healing by Phyllis Balch
 
Suggested readings:
Dr. Jensen's Guide to Better Bowel Care by Dr. Bernard Jensen
Liver Cleansing Diet by Sandra Cabot, M.D.

 
Level 3: Aromatherapy and Herbal Medicine
The student will learn how to use essential oils and herbal remedies safely.  Ailments of the Digestive system, Circulatory system and Respiratory system will be discussed.
 
Required Books:
Essential Oils Desk Reference, compiled by Essential Science Publishing
Prescription for Herbal Healing by Phyllis Balch
Linda Page's Healthy Healing
 
Suggested books:
Merck Manual
Prescription for Nutritional Healing by Phyllis Balch
The Art of Aromatherapy by Robert B. Tisserand
Planetary Herbology by Michael Tierra
Herbal Medicine: Trends & traditions by Charles Kane

 
Level 4: Energy Medicine and Homeopathy
The student will learn how to use the electromagnetic power of the body, and how to use Homeopathic remedies for acute and chronic ailments. Ailments of the Nervous system, Reproductive system and Urinary system will be discussed.

Required Text:
The Complete Homeopathy Handbook by Miranda Castro
Prescription for Nutritional Healing by Phyllis Balch
 
Suggested books:
Essential Reiki by Diane Stein
Hands of Light by Barbara Brennan
Homeopathic Psychology by Philip M. Bailey, M.D.

Level 5: Iridology and Japanese Hara Analysis
The student will learn the analysis of the iris and how it relates to the human anatomy. The Hara Analysis is a tool used to determine the present status of each energy center. Ailments related to the Immune system will be discussed.
 
Required Text:
Simplified Iridology by Bernard Jensen
Visions of Health by Dr. Bernard Jensen & Dr. Donald Bodeen

 
Level 6: Traditional Chinese Medicine
The student will learn the philosophy and principles of TCM and will also learn the 12 major Meridians and their symptoms when out of balance.

Level 7: TCM Observations - Tongue & Pulse Analysis
The student will learn how to interpret the appearance of the tongue in relation to various organs and how to feel for the pulse to determine the status of the client's health.

Level 8: Intro to Clinical -Treatment of Ailments I- Clinical Rotation - 4 cases
The student will interview the client, perform observations (Face, Tongue and Hara), test remedies and make recommendations.

Required Text Holistic VI-VIII:
The Web That Has No Weaver by Ted Kaptchuk, O.M.D.
The Skin, Tongue and Nails Speak: Observational Signs of Nutritional Deficiencies By Donna Burka Wild

Suggested Books:
Your Body Never Lies: The Complete Book of Oriental Diagnosis by Michio Kushi
Tongue Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine by Giovanni Maciocia
Planetary Herbology by Dr. Michael Tierra, L. Ac., OMD, A.H.G.
Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine Vol I by Dr. Michael Tierra, L. Ac., OMD, A.H.G. & Lesley Tierra, L.Ac., A.H.G.

Level 9: Intermediate clinical - Treatment of Ailments II - Clinical Rotation - 3 cases
The student will interview the client, perform observations (Face, Tongue, Hara & Iridology), test remedies and make recommendations.
 
Level 10: Advanced clinical - Treatment of Ailments III - Clinical Rotation - 3 cases
The student will interview the client, perform observations (Face, Tongue, Hara, Iridology, & Pulse), test remedies and make recommendations.

The student must complete ten levels. Each level is an independent module; therefore, the student may take them out of sequence except for Level 8 -10 (clinical). After the completion of the program a student can sit for an exam with the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association. 

To register call 202-237-7681. Please register two weeks before first class date so that we can send the class materials before class.     

**** 

See a video on You Tube showing you the exam you will learn about:


See our school approvals on You Tube:


Call to reserve your space! 
 
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
Primary Wellness Center in Washington, D.C. 
www.NaturalHealthDC.com
(202) 686-8202

Instructor
Dr jen 

JEN MARTINEZ, HD

Integrative Homeopath

NCBTMB Certified Massage Therapist

Holistic Practitioner

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Reflexology Class 11/7

 

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
NCBTMB Continuing Education Provider
 
Reflexology Program
Live Online
Starting Saturday, November 7, 2020
 
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 November 7, 2020
10am to 2 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 ( 4 CE units/each level)
 
November 7, 2020, Saturday
10am to 2pm  
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.
 
 November 21, 2020,  Saturday
10am to 2pm  
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.
 
December 5, 2020, Saturday
10am to 2pm
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.
 
December 19, 2020, Saturday
10am to 2pm
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.

See our You Tube Video about Reflexology
  
*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 

Friday, September 25, 2020

Acupressure Classes start 10/11

 

Acupressure Program
  
Continuing Education classes with Certification through the 
American Naturopathic and Holistic Association

Acupressure Level 1
Sunday, October 11, 2020
Live Online
 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Special $195.00 (Regular $225.00)



Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD

Acupressure Program
Live Online 
 
 

Level 1, Regular Price $225.00, Special $195.00
Oct 11, 2020

Class Outline
  • Introduction
  • Principles of Acupressure 
  • Meridian Theory
  • General Procedure for Pressure Point Technique
  • Acupressure Techniques in a Basic Routine
  • Practical - Perform the basic routine
  • Draw the Meridians

Level 2, $225.00, Special $195.00
Oct 25, 2020  

Class Outline
  • Learn to use acupressure for various conditions
  • Seven Emotions - Inner cause of disease
  • Clinical Application

Participant will receive certification after attended both levels, completed homework, submission of a video showing acupressure session on the Bladder Meridian as well as five documented sessions. 

To register call 202-237-7681, (202) 686-8202, (301) 538-9540
  
Continuing Education Units: 6 CEUs for each level

Total CEUs: 12

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

This is a prep course for the Acupressure Certification exam through the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA)

Required text: The Essential Step-by-Step Guide to Acupressure with Aromatherapy, Relief for 64 Common Health Conditions 

See our video on acupressure and acupuncture:


 
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, Educational Support Services


The Washington Institute teaches continuing education classes and a 
certificate program in Holistic Health 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 the state of Maryland.

Monday, September 21, 2020

Aromatherapy and Herbal Medicine Class Oct 4

 

Washington Institute of Natural Medicine

Aromatherapy & Herbal Medicine Class

A part of the
Holistic Health Care Certification Program

Aromatherapy & Herbal Medicine Class 

  Sunday, October 4, 2020

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

The student will learn how to use essential oils and herbal remedies safely.  Ailments of the Digestive system, Circulatory system and Respiratory system will be discussed. 

Live Online

This is Level 2 of our Holistic Health Care Program

$225.00

Special Rate if you sign up for two levels at a time
$210.00 per level 

Become Certified as a
  
Holistic Health Practitioner

Prep Class for Certification through the 
 American Naturopathic and Holistic Association (ANHA)


Holistic Health Care Certification Program 

 Each Level $225 ($210 if paid with one additional level)
 
Holistic Health Care (HHC)

All lecture classes are live online and can also be taken online demand.  On demand classes are pre-recorded and taken at your convenience.  
  
  The classes are independent modules and can be taken out of sequence

Class time 10am to 2 pm         Make up classes are arranged with instructor. 

Level
$225
Each
Holistic Health Care (HHC)
Total cost $2,250
Class dates
   Adobeconnect
IHHC1 -Anatomy & PhysiologyUpon request
IIHHC2 -Pathology & DetoxSep 19     Sat
IIIHHC3 -Aromatherapy & Herbal medicineOct 4       Sun
IVHHC4 - Homeopathy & Energy MedicineOct 17     Sat
VHHC5 - Iridology & Japanese HaraOct 31      Sat
VIHHC6 - TCM Principles & Meridian theory   Nov 14     Sat
VIIHHC7 - Pulse & Tongue   Dec 5       Sat
VIIIHHC8 -Clinical I          TBA
IXHHC9 -Clinical II          TBA
XHHC10 -Clinical III          TBA


 
    TBA Classes determined with previously enrolled students 

Call 202-237-7681 to register

Clinical Location:
3700 Mystic Ct., Olney, MD 20832
(clinical can be done live online if you are out of state or can not attend in person)

 Make up classes are arranged with instructor

The student must complete ten levels. Each level is an independent module; therefore, the student may take them out of sequence except for Level VIII to X (clinical). After the completion of the program a student can take the exam with the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association.          
    
Upon completion students are eligible for certification through the Washington Institute of Natural Medicine and the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association

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 in Maryland. 

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


 

Upon payment you will either report to our class location or you can participate through Live Online attendance with Adobe Connect.

  

Upon registering for the class let our representative know that you wish to attend Online.


 

Perfect for Nurses, Care Givers, Massage Therapists, and Aspiring Holistic Health Practitioners!

 

Receive continuing education credit and experiential learning credit towards an advanced health degree.

 

This course is required for the following degrees:

 

Integrative Homeopathy, Holistic Health,

Holistic Massotherapy (Massage), Natural Health,

and Naturopathology

 

www.HolisticDegrees.org



The Demand for Holistic Health Careers and Practitioners  
 
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine recently reported that approximately 38 percent of adults in the United States are using some form of complementary or alternative medicine (CAM). This includes the following types of treatment modalities:
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014-15 Occupational Outlook Handbook, the holistic health, alternative medicine and wellness industry has increased substantially since 2002, and all signs point to continued growth in the popularity of CAM through 2022.
 
A large number of people are willing to pay for this kind of health care, since CAM is usually not paid by health insurance. This growing demand makes it an excellent time to begin a career as a holistic health practitioner. See our Holistic Health Care Certification Program below.
 

Holistic Health Care Certification
 
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.

Required book:
How The Body Works edited by Peter Abrahams

 
Level 2: Detoxification and Pathology of Disease
Learn the holistic or naturopathic perspective of disease. Learn the importance of detoxification and various detoxification protocols.
 
Required books:
The Naturopathic Way by Christopher Vasey, N.D.
Prescription for Nutritional Healing by Phyllis Balch
 
Suggested readings:
Dr. Jensen's Guide to Better Bowel Care by Dr. Bernard Jensen
Liver Cleansing Diet by Sandra Cabot, M.D.

 
Level 3: Aromatherapy and Herbal Medicine
The student will learn how to use essential oils and herbal remedies safely.  Ailments of the Digestive system, Circulatory system and Respiratory system will be discussed.
 
Required Books:
Essential Oils Desk Reference, compiled by Essential Science Publishing
Prescription for Herbal Healing by Phyllis Balch
Linda Page's Healthy Healing
 
Suggested books:
Merck Manual
Prescription for Nutritional Healing by Phyllis Balch
The Art of Aromatherapy by Robert B. Tisserand
Planetary Herbology by Michael Tierra
Herbal Medicine: Trends & traditions by Charles Kane

 
Level 4: Energy Medicine and Homeopathy
The student will learn how to use the electromagnetic power of the body, and how to use Homeopathic remedies for acute and chronic ailments. Ailments of the Nervous system, Reproductive system and Urinary system will be discussed.

Required Text:
The Complete Homeopathy Handbook by Miranda Castro
Prescription for Nutritional Healing by Phyllis Balch
 
Suggested books:
Essential Reiki by Diane Stein
Hands of Light by Barbara Brennan
Homeopathic Psychology by Philip M. Bailey, M.D.

Level 5: Iridology and Japanese Hara Analysis
The student will learn the analysis of the iris and how it relates to the human anatomy. The Hara Analysis is a tool used to determine the present status of each energy center. Ailments related to the Immune system will be discussed.
 
Required Text:
Simplified Iridology by Bernard Jensen
Visions of Health by Dr. Bernard Jensen & Dr. Donald Bodeen

 
Level 6: Traditional Chinese Medicine
The student will learn the philosophy and principles of TCM and will also learn the 12 major Meridians and their symptoms when out of balance.

Level 7: TCM Observations - Tongue & Pulse Analysis
The student will learn how to interpret the appearance of the tongue in relation to various organs and how to feel for the pulse to determine the status of the client's health.

Level 8: Intro to Clinical -Treatment of Ailments I- Clinical Rotation - 4 cases
The student will interview the client, perform observations (Face, Tongue and Hara), test remedies and make recommendations.

Required Text Holistic VI-VIII:
The Web That Has No Weaver by Ted Kaptchuk, O.M.D.
The Skin, Tongue and Nails Speak: Observational Signs of Nutritional Deficiencies By Donna Burka Wild

Suggested Books:
Your Body Never Lies: The Complete Book of Oriental Diagnosis by Michio Kushi
Tongue Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine by Giovanni Maciocia
Planetary Herbology by Dr. Michael Tierra, L. Ac., OMD, A.H.G.
Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine Vol I by Dr. Michael Tierra, L. Ac., OMD, A.H.G. & Lesley Tierra, L.Ac., A.H.G.

Level 9: Intermediate clinical - Treatment of Ailments II - Clinical Rotation - 3 cases
The student will interview the client, perform observations (Face, Tongue, Hara & Iridology), test remedies and make recommendations.
 
Level 10: Advanced clinical - Treatment of Ailments III - Clinical Rotation - 3 cases
The student will interview the client, perform observations (Face, Tongue, Hara, Iridology, & Pulse), test remedies and make recommendations.

The student must complete ten levels. Each level is an independent module; therefore, the student may take them out of sequence except for Level 8 -10 (clinical). After the completion of the program a student can sit for an exam with the American Naturopathic and Holistic Association. 

To register call 202-237-7681. Please register two weeks before first class date so that we can send the class materials before class.     

**** 

See a video on You Tube showing you the exam you will learn about:


See our school approvals on You Tube:


Call to reserve your space! 
 
Washington Institute of Natural Medicine
Primary Wellness Center in Washington, D.C. 
www.NaturalHealthDC.com
(202) 686-8202