Alumni in Action

Author, Instructor, and Holistic Wellness Consultant

Renée is a Holistic Wellness Consultant with Enlightened Hands in the Chicago area. Her career is a fusion of many divergent life experiences.

"I transitioned from a 13-year corporate career into a new path incorporating a holistic blend of training in food healing, holistic nutrition, energy disciplines, breathwork, coaching and event production."
Founder of One Love Organics

Suzanne LeRoux created One Love Organics as a way to offer people a simpler approach to beauty. After the birth of her two sons, Suzanne "felt an overwhelming need to simplify everything," including her beauty routine. She wanted to get back to the essentials but they had to work, and they had to work overtime!
"For me, the essentials needed to be pure and safe, of the highest quality and serve multiple purposes to earn a spot on my bathroom counter," says Suzanne.  

Owner and chief formulator for Peppernilla

Gigi Olsen is the owner and chief formulator for Peppernilla. She is a trained and experienced Holistic Health Practitioner, formally educated in the chemistry and appropriate use of essential oils, herbs and holistic nutrition as means of supporting optimum mental and physical health. She enjoys creating customized wellness plans and products for her clients as well as sharing her knowledge about holistic health and wellness.

2011 Graduate - Certificate in Natural Products Manufacturing

Daniela was born and raised in Sardinia, Italy, and moved to the USA twenty years ago. She had always liked the idea of creating new things. After living in Miami, Daniela decided to share her culture and knowledge of natural things to create a line of products called OCIAU. Thanks to her training at ACHS, she had the opportunity to learn everything that has led her to the creation of her beautiful line of products.

Founder of jodi baglien well being + wisdom studio

Jodi’s life’s work is expressed through her hands-on, integrative approach to teaching practical and accessible information.  Considered the Twin Cities “go to” consultant in aromatherapy, she creates and implements aromatherapy training and presentations for numerous Senior Care facilities, VA hospitals,  Holistic Health practitioners and holistic conferences.

Author of The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Handbook for Everyday Wellness

Lora Cantele is a Registered Aromatherapist (RA), Swiss Reflex Therapist, and author of The Complete Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Handbook for Everyday Wellness. As a clinical aromatherapist, Lora works in both private practice and in pediatric hospice and palliative care.

Owner of The Spirited Sage

Barbara Ford uses plant medicine, energy healing and education to help empower, enlighten and heal those that desire to integrate natural healing with conventional medicine therapies. 

Her passion for plant healing started almost fifteen years ago and has never stopped. Barbara received her Diploma in Herbal Studies Master Herbalist credential from the American College of Healthcare Sciences in 2001 and has been practicing Reiki since

Owner of COATI Theta Healing

Robin Coventry credits the study of herbs as part of her awakening. Robin completed the HERB 201 Herbal Studies course at ACHS and is currently a Theta Healing Instructor and Practitioner, using all of her skills to help others. She has studied many healing modalities and believes that she was a healer in many lives. Robin remains committed to the healing path and healing others.

Founder of Essential Blends Artisan Aromatherapy

Cheryl Cromer completed the ACHS AROMA 101 Introduction to Aromatherapy course and AROMA 307 Aromatherapy Study Abroad in Provence, France (2002). Her business, Essential Blends Artisan Aromatherapy, was founded in 2000 in the metro-Atlanta, Georgia, area. Cheryl offers couture, spa-quality aromatherapy blends to boost wellness and enhance living spaces.