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Aromatherapy Certification Program (ACP)

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Learn about the healing power of the plants and trees in our Medicinal Aromatherapy Workshop in Sedona ArizonaThe ACP (Aromatherapy Certification Program) is taught in three 5-day segments, over 3 months.  Class times are 9:30-5:30 each day.

This intensive hands-on 15-day ACP (Aromatherapy Certification Program)  is an entry-level course.  No previous Aromatherapy training is required!  Graduates of this type of certification program have gone on to create essential oil retail businesses, web retail stores, therapeutic product lines and consultation services. Students learn through an exciting and intensive curriculum in a natural, casual and very nurturing setting in beautiful Sedona, Arizona.

This 235 hour Aromatherapy Certification Program (ACP) is designed to prepare students to become professionally qualified in the therapeutic uses of Essential Oils. Students lean to work proficiently and safely with over 60 Essential Oils. There is no previous Aromatherapy training is required! This is an entry-level but very intensive and highly rewarding class.

Who is this Aromatherapy Certification Program for?

Anyone and Everyone who is interested in delving in to the world of essential oils and aromatics for professional and/or personal use. Many students seek training in aromatherapy to enhance their current profession and others simply to enjoy better personal health, aromatherapy-specific career opportunities are growing as complementary medicine becomes a more widely accepted mode of health care. Aromatherapy is a growing industry in the US, so aromatherapy presents abundant opportunities available for well-trained and informed people. Aromatherapy is for you if you want to practice a subtle, ancient art that can help you educate or help others heal through natural methods. .

Course Overview:

Joy Musacchio, MA and Cynthia Brownley, MS are Certified Clinical Aromatherapists, Nationally Licensed Massage Therapists, and have their Master’s degrees in Education. They have both been working with essential oils for 22+ years. Their teaching styles are casual, relaxed, informal, student oriented and driven. Both Cynthia and Joy believe learning should be fun and teach this comprehensive and intensive curriculum through a variety of modalities. You will be engaged in hands on blending, informative lectures, lively discussions, multi media presentations, individual and group study. They are passionate and authentic.

Course Specifics:

The folloing topics will be covered during the course of the 3 weeks of class.

  • Essential Oil Study
  • History of Essential Oil
  • Methods of Extraction
  • Methods of Application
  • Safety and Contraindication
  • Basic Aroma Chemistry and Botany
  • Energetics and Aromatherapy
  • Vibrational Quality of Essential Oils
  • Consultation Skills
  • Oil Quality
  • Blending and Formulating
  • Methods of Absorption
  • Carrier Oils
  • Professional Treatment Design
  • Business Skills
  • Ethics

Included Materials:

You will create and take home over $700 worth of fantastic products including:

  • Essential oil inhalers and Steam Blends
  • Lotions, Body butters and Jojoba Blends
  • Bath Salts, Salt Scrubs, and Bath sachets
  • Hydrosol sprays
  • Room sprays
  • Lip balm and Chap sticks
  • Salves
  • Clays
  • Travel and first aid kits
  • Flower essences
  • Steam blends
  • Potpourri and incense sticks

In addition you will receive:

  • Custom 300 page Aromatherapy manual
  • Exposure to over 170 pure essential oils
  • Free access to the Aromahead Anatomy & Physiology class
  • Extensive resource list of quality products and aromatherapy journal
  • Discounts on additional materials and kits from Stillpoint Aromatics

Aromatherapy as a Career:

Aromatherapy is becoming increasingly popular as our society continues to focus on wellness and health consciousness. While many different cultures have used aromatic plants for healing purposes, modern aromatherapy was formally developed in the early 20th century and popularized in the 1980s and 1990s. Many naturopaths, massage therapists, chiropractors, sports medicine therapists, energy healers, psychotherapists, estheticians, ayurvedic clinicians and practitioners of Chinese Medicine incorporate essential oils into their healing art to enhance and magnify the desired effects. We have also seen an increased number of traditional western medicine practitioners such as nurses, doctors, and psychologists are using essential oils and aromatherapy in conjunction with traditional medicine.

Some career opportunities after receiving your aromatherapy certification are:

  • Aromatherapy Consultant Business for spas and hotels
  • Private aromatherapy practice
  • Creating natural products for sale in retail outlets or web stores
  • Writing aromatherapy articles, books or blogs
  • Community holistic health clinic participator
  • Essential oils retailer
  • Teaching aromatherapy
  • To enhance an existing natural or allopathic health care practice.


In order to receive the Stillpoint Studies School of Aromatics and Energetics certification, students must: complete all elements of the ACP and complete the online Anatomy and Physiology class (included in the tuition of the ACP). If you have previous training in Anatomy and Physiology you may take the multiple-choice final exam for your credit.


Stillpoint Studies...School of Essential Oils and Energetics is accredited by The Alliance of International Aromatherapists (AIA) as well as The National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy. They are the two governing bodies for national educational standards for aromatherapists. All courses are also approved NCBTMB for CEUs.


This program is approved by NCBTMB for 50 credits.

Course Information and Fees:

Instructors: Cynthia Brownley MS, LMT, CCAP
Joy Musacchio MA, LMT, CCAP
Location: Stillpoint Aromatics Sedona, AZ
Hours: 235
Time: 9:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Tuition: $2,500 Payment plans available.
Pre-requisites: No previous Aromatherapy training is required.
Deposit: A $400 non-refundable deposit is required for this class. If you need a payment plan for the balance of the tuition, please contact Stillpoint Aromatics directly to register, we are happy to work with you and honored to have you join us.


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