Linda Patterson, lapatterson@smith.edu
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 2017 Schedules


Here are the schedules and locations for the courses in 2017.  Some courses are offered several times in different locations.  All registration must be done through those hosting the course.  Please contact the location of interest to secure your place within the class.  Prior registration is required to ensure adequate materials for all students.  There is limited space so please register early to ensure availability.  Complete course descriptions are available under appropriate tabs or are listed within course information.   

Courses and workshops


Introduction to European based Aromatherapy Certification Course​

Offered through Soothing Touch Wellness Center, Taunton MA

www.4soothingtouch.com 508-880-3324

10:00 - 5:00PM

October 30th

November 27th

December 11th

January 22nd 2017


2017 Classes


Introduction to European based Aromatherapy Certification Course​

Offered through The Boston School of Herbal Studies, Arlington, MA
www.bostonherbalstudies.com 781-646-6319

10:00 - 5:00

January 7th 

February 4th

March 4th

April 1st


Level II Aromatherapy Certification Course
Offered through The Boston School of Herbal Studies, Arlington, MA
www.bostonherbalstudies.com 781-646-6319
10:00 - 5:00
January 21st
February 11th
March 11th
April 8th
Due to the need for a foundation in the European method of blending, this course has a prerequisite of The Introduction to European Based Aromatherapy Course.  Please see the complete outline of these courses under the aromatherapy tab and look for upcoming introduction courses.

Introduction to European based Aromatherapy Certification Course 
Offered through Alternatives for Health, Sturbridge, MA

www.alternatives-4health.com 508-347-2111
10:00 - 5:00PM

January 29th

February 26th

March 26th

April 23rd 


Goat's Milk Soap Making Workshop
Offered through The Boston School of Herbal Studies, Arlington, MA
www.bostonherbalstudies.com 781-646-6319
1:00 - 3:30
February 5th
Details for this workshop are found under the director tab.



​Introduction to European based Aromatherapy Certification Course 
Offered through The Eclectic Institute of Aromatherapy and Herbal Studies

Northampton, MA. Please phone for details 774-232-1721

10:00 - 5:00PM

February 12th

March 5th

April 2nd

April 30th 

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The Eclectic Institute of Aromatherapy and Herbal Studies invites you to come and study the ancient art and science of Aromatherapy and Herbalism, to indulge your senses in courses that will awaken you to the beauty and healing powers of the plant kingdom.

We are proud to offer an interactive, comprehensive certification to those desiring hands on training in aromatherapy and herbalism.

These courses are designed to bring both art and science together, to stimulate and inspire while providing practical information and skills for everyday use.

The institute’s goals are to provide you with the information needed to work with these complementary tools in ways that are both safe and effective.

Learning to make your own herbal, aromatherapy and cosmetic products will enable you to customize and target your creations for specific conditions and ailments.  In doing so you will also have control over the quality of your products as well as their safety.  You will find it far more cost effective and empowering to produce your own remedies, with fewer concerns for side effects, contraindications and crossing medications.


Only through living things, such as plants and oils can we gain vitality and strengthen the system.  In this way we can rebuild the body and enhance vibrancy.


Please browse our many courses below and contact us with any questions regarding classes  978-297-4502.