The Certificate in Holistic Spa Management program offers foundational training in effective spa management, including an overview of business management protocols for spa management, customer service, ethical business practices, and a foundation in aromatherapy to provide basic knowledge in the use and administration of essential oils, a modality often used in spa therapies.
Broaden your knowledge and skills with a mind-body-spirit approach to health and wellness. Explore various approaches to health and wellness and study the concepts, values, and applications of this exciting field of health science.
Dynamic phytotherapy (formerly called homeobotanical therapy) is a blended modality, a careful balance between herbalism and homeopathy that draws upon and combines the benefits of both fields. Developed in New Zealand, ACHS has exclusive rights to teach this exciting modality in the United States. Dynamic phytotherapy remedies are low-potency, palatable remedies designed to selectively support the body in the natural restoration of health by improving nutrition, opening drainage, and stimulating healing.
Learn to assess the quality of botanicals and understand the primary production methods of preparations including tinctures, decoctions, infusions, and teas while learning how to recommend herbal supplements for preventative health and how to incorporate herbs in daily life to support optimal health and wellness in a retail setting.
This terminal professional degree allows students to work toward a specialization in Aromatherapy, Herbal Medicine, or Holistic Spa Management, or to complete a general degree by completing electives to satisfy the degree requirements.
The focus of the Certificate in Aromatherapy is holistic aromatology. Holistic aromatology focuses on restoration of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health through the application of essential oils. We use the terms “aromatherapy” and “aromatology” interchangeably throughout the program.
The Certificate in Wellness Consulting covers a diverse selection of holistic modalities enabling graduates to select the modalities that will best assist clients in achieving optimal health.
The Certificate in Holistic Nutrition Consulting provides training in how to legally and successfully operate a nutritional consulting practice including how to create lifestyle plans to support optimal health.
Graduates of the Certificate in Natural Products Manufacturing will be able to use herbs and essential oils to manufacture natural products including lotions, creams, salves, bath and bodycare products and formulate natural perfume blends.