Kona Aromatherapy Boot Camp: Current Issues in Aromatherapy

Kona Aromatherapy Boot Camp
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Save the Date for 2019: 

November 11-14, 2019 - Request priority information when available online here.


This four-day, five-night aromatherapy boot camp is designed for professional aromatherapists, aromatherapy students, and aromatherapy enthusiasts! 

You'll receive expert instruction from ACHS Founding President and Aromatherapy Registration Council Chairperson Dorene Petersen and ACHS Aromatherapy Program Chair Amanda Lattin.

You don't want to miss the opportunity to study with ACHS Founding President Dorene Petersen and Amanda Lattin in this comprehensive aromatherapy workshop.

Download the 2018 schedule online here.  


Immerse themselves in the rich culture of traditional Hawaiian plants and natural product-making
Experience sustainable Sandalwood production and plant a sandalwood tree
Expand your consulting and intake skills with mock client sessions including formulating for each client

In this hands-on aromatherapy boot camp, you will:

  • Catch up on all the latest issues in aromatherapy
  • Learn the ins and outs of blending essential oils for therapeutic purposes
  • Discover the keys to conducting effective aromatherapy client sessions
  • Experience sustainable Sandalwood production and plant a sandalwood tree
  • Immerse yourself in the rich local culture including attending a traditional luau, enjoying an historical walking tour in downtown Kailua-Kona, and exploring the island's energy vortexes1
  • Enjoy 1-year online access to the ACHS essential oil monographs authored by ACHS Founding President Dorene Petersen
  • Have the opportunity to earn 100 hours of aromatherapy continuing education2

Students can also join participate in optional side trips including a one-day field trip exploring the energy vortexes around Kona, attending a traditional luau, and an historical walking tour (additional fees apply).

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Workshop Pricing

2019 price will be announced by January 15, 2019.

Single Supplement - 2019 pricing to be announced - Please make sure to request when registering. (Note: In the event that the participant does not have a pair in sharing the room, the participant will have to pay the single supplement charge. Double occupancy is based on first come, first served.)

Price includes: 

  • All instruction and materials for workshop
  • Two study tours during the week
  • Five nights' accommodations at the Royal Kona Resort
  • All land transportation in Hawaii including airport transfers
  • Five breakfasts and four lunches
  • All admissions, parking fees, and taxes for study tours during workshop

Price does not include:

  • Airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Dinners and incidentals

Please view the full terms and conditions online here.


[1] Additional fees apply for optional tours.

[2] Includes hours completed online with ACHS prior to the workshop, ACHS's CE 520 Aromatherapy Materia Medica online CE course, and hours studied during the workshop.

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