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Monday, April 4, 2022

Certification Programs, April to July, 2022


Certification Programs

Reflexology, April 16

Holistic Nutrition, May 1

Master Herbology, May 8

Spa Bodyworker, May 21

Aromatherapy, June 4

Integrative Holistic Health Care, July 30

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

HNC2 – Principles of Nutrition, May 8, Sun
HNC5 -Meal Planning Guidelines, June 19, Sun
MHC1 – Treating Body systems & Detoxification, July 10, Sun
MHC2 – Treating Body systems: Reproductive, Nervous, Immune and Circulatory, July 24, Sun
MHC3 – TCM & Ayurvedic Herbs, Aug 7, Sun
HHC3- Aromatherapy & Herbal Medicine, Aug 20, Sat
MHC4 – Phyto chemistry, Aug 21, Sun
MHC5 – Plant Identification, Sept 4, Sun
MHC6 – Vit / Drug / Herb interactions, Sept 18, Sun
MHC7 - Business procedures Clinical, Oct 2, Sun

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

HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology, Sat July 30, 2022
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

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
Aromatherapy Certification
Basic & Advanced
Each Level Saturdays, 10 am to 2 pm, Each level is a one day class
Special $195.00 per level
 Regular Price $225.00
Live Online

 Aroma Level I, History, philosophy, benefits, June 4, 2022
Aroma Level II, Vitaflex and Raindrop Techniques, June 18, 2022 
Aroma Level III, Acupressure & Lymphatic drainage with essential oils, July 2, 2022  

  Aroma Level IV, Making essential oil products, July 16, 2022

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD
Spa Bodyworker Program Required Classes
Listed by Date     
Each Class Section is from 10 am to 2pm
Unless otherwise noted
Live Online

Saturday, May 21, 2022, $195.00
Level I, Section A
Spa Bodyworker I, Acupressure 1 Lecture
ACU1 Class: Introduction to Acupressure, 4 CEs

Sunday, May 29, 2022, $195.00
Level I, Section B
Spa Bpdyworker I, Acupressure 1 Clinical
ACU1 Clinic: Hands on Client Cases, 4 CEs

Saturday, June 4, 2022, $195.00
Level V, Section A
Spa Bodyworker V, Aromatherapy 1 Lecture
Arom1 Class: Introduction and History, 4 CEs

Saturday, June 11, 2022, $195.00
Level IV, Section A
Spa Bodyworker IV, Reflexology 1
Ref1 Class: History and Technique, 4CEs

Sunday, June 12, 2022, $195.00
Spa Bodyworker II, Acupressure 2 Lecture
ACU2 Class: Treatment Protocol, 4 CEs

Saturday, June 18, 2022, $195.00
Level V, Section B
Spa Bodyworker V, Aromatherapy 2 Techniques
Arom2 Tech: Raindrop Techniques, 4 CEs

Saturday, June 25, 2022, $195.00
Level IV, Section B
Spa Bodyworker IV, Reflexology 2
Ref2 Class: Reflexology and Aromatherapy, 4 CEs

Sunday, June 26, 2022, $195.00
Level II, Section B
Spa Bodyworker II, Acupressure 2 Clinical
ACU2 Clinic: Hands on Client Cases, 4 CEs

Sunday, July 17, 2022, $195.00
Level III, Part A
Spa Bodyworker III, Lymphatic Massage Lecture
Lymp Class: History and Technique, 4 CEs

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

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, 10 am - 2 pm
live online through Adobeconnect

HHC1 - Anatomy & Physiology, Sun May 1

HNC2 - Principles of Nutrition, Sun May 8

HNC3 - Nutrition and Body Chemistry, Sun May 22

HNC4 - Fats and Sugars, Sun June 5

HNC5 - Meal Planning Guidelines, Sun June 19

HNC6 - Counseling & Clinical, Sun July 3

Instructor: Jen Martinez, HD

Reflexology Program
Each level special $195
Regular $225.00
Each level is a one day class, 10 am - 2 pm
live online through Adobeconnect

April 16, Sat, Level II,  Reflexology and Aromatherapy

April 30, Sat, Level III,  Reflexology and Acupressure

May 7, Sat, Level IV, Reflexology Clinical

TBA, Level I, Introduction to Reflexology

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