Enrol for Holistic Aromatherapy NOW for 2019

Enrolment for our Diploma in Holistic Aromatherapy course has started for the in-house training in Aromatherapy, Massage and Pathology commencing in March 2019. Ten places only. (Full details on the Diploma page.)

Our training is:

  • Accredited by the International Federation of Professional Aromatherapists (IFPA)
  • Designed to meet the highest Aromatherapy standards in the UK
  • Enables you to practice as a professional Aromatherapist in the UK and abroad (except France)
  • Provides the individual with opportunities for personal development and spiritual growth

If you are interested, please contact our School Principal Emmalene Katayama directly on 07951 011423 or 01484 384297, or send an email to emmalenekatayama@gmail.com


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12th Summer Solstice Journey thru the Chakras

Personal experiential retreat weekend
Fortify a strong earthed foundation in the BODY,
Reconcile the often complex emotions in the HEART,
Expand toward infinite possibilities in the SPIRIT
7.30 pm Fri eve 21, daytime Saturday with eve fire, close at 2 pm Sunday 23 June 2019
Camping on the land, stay in the barn or local B and B. Shared meals.
Fell Edge Barn, Addingham Moorside, West Yorkshire LS29 9JX
(See Workshop page for full details)


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All the Hemispheres

Leave the familiar for a while.
Let your senses and bodies stretch out

Like a welcomed season
Onto the meadows and shores and hills.

Open up to the Roof.
Make a new watermark on your excitement
And love.

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A Guide to the Chakras

The Base Chakra – Muladhara

Part 2. YSNH Chakra Series: Tools for Balance and Healing

Meaning: Root/Support

Symbol: 4-petalled lotus encompassing a downward pointed triangle in a square

Essence: Physical needs and basic human survival/Vitality and will to live/Tribal connection and sense of belonging

Location: Base of spine, between anus and genitals

Colour: Red                                    Element: Earth

Sense: Smell                                   Developmental age: 1-7 years

Lessons: Grounding/Stability/Security/Stamina/Standing up for oneself

Keys: Awareness of physical body/Meeting one’s survival needs/Being in Nature/Making your house a home/Nurturing your Inner Child/Feeling a connection with family/Forming a sense of group identity/Connecting to Mother Earth

Animal: Elephant

Aromatherapy: Vetivert, Patchouli, Myrrh

Sanskrit sound: LAM                   Rune: URUZ

Affirmation: I accept and value myself. Life offers me everything I need. I am taking responsibility for my life. I am connected with Mother Earth.

NEXT INSTALMENT: The Sacral Chakra – Svadhisthana

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