Wednesday, August 5, 2009

NAHA August E-Newsletter 2009

NAHA E-News Issue: 2009.3 August
Dear NAHA Member and Aromatherapy Supporter,

Welcome to NAHA's E-News. You are receiving this email as a current Member of NAHA or if you signed up to receive NAHA Enewsletters. If your contact information has changed please let us know so we can update enewsletter database.
Please use the Online Feedback Form to submit your contact changes.

August Highlights
*Membership Appreciation
*Approved Schools Renewed and New Listings
*Membership Discount Program
*E-Scents-green tips for aromatherapy awareness (see separate post for article)
*Calendar of Events
*Aromatherapy in the News
*Director's Corner
*Tele-Conference Schedule Updates: September 10, 2009
Muscle Testing with Aromatherapy-benefits of using Kinesiology in Aromatherapy Presented by: Sylla Sheppard Hanger LMT

NAHA Membership Appreciation

THANK YOU to the following members who recently joined or renewed their membership.

Aroma Heals Aromatherapy Institute

International Institute of Chinese Medicinal Aromatherapy

NAHA Approved Educators Schools
click on the direct link to find out more on aromatherapy schools and educational programs available in the USA, Canada and Internationally around the world. Many schools also offer distance learning, homestudy programs and online courses.

Aromatherapy Educators and Schools are a wonderful source for building a strong foundation and awareness in true aromatherapy. Please support the NAHA Approved Schools & Educators.

Here what some are sharing in response to NAHA E-news:

Good morning Kelly,"I'm so glad you forward these press releases. It really helps to stay informed personally, and to also provide information for our students." Lauren Shapiro-Communications Manager for American College of Healthcare Sciences.Lauren Shapiro, Communications Manager, works on behalf of the American College of Healthcare Sciences to educate the community about holistic health education and professional career opportunities.

In addition to maintaining the College's social media, including several blogs and the College's monthly newsletter, the ACHS Reporter, Lauren also builds community connections by circulating information about the College's current programs, developing programs, and community wellness events. Lauren is also an ACHS faculty member and teaches English Composition. While working with ACHS, Lauren has the unique opportunity to learn about the health-promoting properties of aromatherapy and herbalism through her everyday interactions. At present, she is researching apartment gardens!

THIS SECTION: NAHA Tele-Conference*Directors Corner*Aromatherapy Safety

NAHA Tele-Conferences

Topic: Muscle Testing with Aromatherapy-benefits of using Kinesiology in Aromatherapy

When:September 10, 2009 Thursday 8:30pm EST
Fee: Free for NAHA Members
Presenter: Sylla Sheppard Hanger LMT

Sylla will speak about:
Introduction to Aromatic Kinesiology (asking the body to hear, feel and understand the body's voice- Robbi Zeck).

Sylla will present on the unique use of muscle testing with aromatherapy and the benefits of using it in bodywork as well as any aromatic endeavor, or just for one self when one feels stuck; emotionally, physically and spiritually. Based on The Blossoming Heart- Aromatherapy for Healing and Transformation and work of Robbi Zeck (Australia)

Sylla will be offering tele-conference attendees a 10% discount on purchase of Robbi Zeck's book 'The Blossoming Heart- Aromatherapy for Healing and Transformation'.

Discount will apply towards Sylla's professional manuals and chemistry kit/booklets.Want to learn more about Aromatic Kinesiology?

Sylla will also be hosting a special in-person seminar workshop.
Tampa, Florida October 31 and November 1, 2009 'Aromatherapy and Emotions' with Presenter; Robbi Zeck; Pioneer in Aromatic Kinesiology.

To learn more about Sylla and her school or to register for upcoming event with Robbi Zeck please visit

To Register for Tele-conference
Please fill out the NAHA Online Feedback Form.

1. Completely fill out entire form
2. Use the comment box to include the tele-conference date and topic you want to attend.
3. Once your NAHA Membership is verified you will receive by email tele-conference call-in number and access instructions.

(please allow time for form to be processed prior to receiving confirmation).

Incomplete forms will not be accepted. Please fill in all information on the form in order to register for the tele-conference.

Tele-conferences are open to NAHA Members only.

Space is limited so please be sure you will be able to attend before registering.

Upcoming 2009-2010 Teleconferences to be scheduled with:

Shellie Enteen; Oct 8: Create a Toxic-free Environment by Cleaning with Essential Oils

Kelly Holland Azzaro; Nov. 12: Animal Aromatherapy; Holistic healing for you and your animal friends

Jennifer Hochell- Pressimone; Dec 10: Aromatherapy Relief for Holiday Stress - Keeping a Strong Immune System

Dr. Bruce Berkowsky: Jan 12: Spiritual PhytoEssencing (specific topic TBA)

Sara Holmes March 11: First Do No Harm; Safe Alternatives to Neat Application of Essential Oils in Massage and Spa Treatments

Dr. Vivian Lunny; April 8: Hormonal Balancing with Essential Oils

Mindy Green; May 13: Aromatic medicine in a clinical setting

Lesley Wooler; TBA
and many more exciting presenters/topics to be announced soon.

Tele-conference date, time, presenter and fees are scheduled to change without notice. Tele-conference may also be rescheduled due to technical difficulties.

Are you interested in presenting a tele-conference?

If so please fill out the NAHA Online Feedback Form.

1. Be sure to include your complete contact information.
2. Use the suggestion box at the end of the form to include the tele-conference topic, along with a brief description of the 1 hour long presentation.

All submissions will be reviewed by the NAHA Board. If your tele-conference is approved you will be notified by email.

NAHA Director's Corner click on link to read more about this months highlighted director: Central District Director Missouri Jeff Hoard
Jeffrey Hoard has been NAHA Central District Director and Missouri Regional Director since 1999. He was a signer of the original NAHA bylaws adopted at the San Francisco AGM in 1995. He has served on several bylaw committees, 3 Conference Committees, the Executive Committee, the Ethics Committee and the Advisory Committee since then. From 1997 to 2000 he was editor of Scentsitivity Journal, the predecessor to the Aromatherapy Journal and has had articles published in both Scentsitivity and the Aromatherapy Journal. He was a daily volunteer in the NAHA Administrative office from 1997-2000 as special assistant to the President and was an active volunteer at the NAHA conferences of 1996, 1998 and 2004.

Aromatherapy and Essential Oil Safety Awareness

Visit the NAHA website via this link for more information on Essential Oil Reaction Form.

Or contact NAHA Safety Chair Sylla Sheppard Hanger at

NAHA Enewsletter Layout:
Kelly Holland Azzaro

Editorial Team:
Shellie Enteen
Kelly Holland Azzaro

The information on the NAHA Website or contained in NAHA Email Communications are not intended to diagnose or take the place of professional healthcare. Please consult your health care practitioner if you are pregnant or have been diagnosed with any serious healthcare problems.

Keep all aromatherapy products out of reach of children. Do not get near eyes.
If essential oils get in the eyes, flush with water and seek proper healthcare advice.
Before using essential oils and aromatherapy products please consult with a professional aromatherapist.

NAHA website is a resourceful area for information on Aromatherapy Safety, Applications and Uses.

All Questions pertaining to essential oils and aromatherapy must be submitted via the online Feedback form which is on the Contact NAHA page and Membership Resources page.
All incomplete forms will be returned to sender.

NAHA can not diagnose or prescribe essential oils, please note that any information shared is for educational purposes only.

Membership Discount Program
Click on the above link to view the Professionals, Schools and Businesses that offer a discount to NAHA Members. Please mention that you are a active member of NAHA when placing an order in order to receive a discount.

Do you want to offer a discount to NAHA Members?
If so, please fill out the Online Feedback Form and be sure to include your complete contact information along with discount amount and for what items; ie; products, services et

NAHA Members Marge Clark and Jennifer Hochell Pressimone are offering NAHA Members special discounts that were highlighted in recent NAHA E-news Announcements .

Marge of Nature's Gift is offering NAHA Members a special 10% off discount on essential oils, blends, carriers and hydrosols. Also free media rate shipping on her autographed book.
Visit more information. (Use order code: NAHA at online checkout)

Jennifer of JennScents is offering NAHA Members a special 20% off discount to purchase JennScents Recipe Guide and JennScents Aromatherapy Guide for Pets. (mention this e-newsletter when placing your order with JennScents for the discount to apply). To purchase a copy or for more information please visit her website or email

Essential News-Going Green
E-tips for Aromatherapy Awareness
Contributed by Jennifer Hochell Pressimone
Click on the separate blog post titled: August E-news Going Green Article to read Jennifer's complete E-tips; Green Bugs Busters!

Want to contribute to the NAHA Essential E-News column?
We'd love for you to share your helpful aromatherapy recipes and green-awareness tips. We are also looking for information on the following: Marketing your aromatherapy business tips, diffusion blends, what do you do to be green etc.

Please fill out the Online Feedback Form
and submit your writings in a WORD Document to Kelly at If your e-news is accepted for publication in a future NAHA e-newsletter you will be notified via email.

NAHA Calendar of Events
Click on the above link to view more classes, lectures, workshops and educational programs

Journal Discount Packet SPECIAL SALE

NAHA Journal Discount Packet get them while they last. Here is your opportunity to purchase past issues of the NAHA Aromatherapy Journals at a special discounted package price.

Click on link to NAHA Bookstore to order online.

Visit the NAHA Online Yellow Pages Advertisers

An affordable way to promote your business, products and services. Only $150.00 per year for Members and $250.00 per year for non-members. Includes a direct link to your website.

Save 20% off August Online Book Special Aromatherapy Workbook; Marcel Lavabre
*mention this enewsletter when ordering (use online store comment box at checkout) Offer Expires: August 30, 2009

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