• Borgo Santo Pietro - Aromatherapy Workshop
  • Borgo Santo Pietro - Aromatherapy Workshop
  • Borgo Santo Pietro - Aromatherapy Workshop
  • Borgo Santo Pietro - Aromatherapy Workshop

Aromatherapy Workshop

October 9th and 10th

Borgo Santo Pietro introduces a weekend Aromatherapy Workshop with Seed to Skin’s renowned aromatherapist Lindsay Woodman, BA, MIFA, LLSA.

Borgo Santo Pietro has prepared a weekend of activities dedicated to teaching about the physical and emotional effects of essential oils. An aromatherapy workshop run by our expert aromatherapist Lindsay Woodman, who will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to understand how the body reacts and benefits from essential oils, and to combine the perfect blend for their home use.

 Guests will learn how essential oils effect their mind, mood and emotions. They will learn how to create their own personal blend of essential oils and how the art of Aromatherapy links the healing of mind, body and spirit. A true revelation of the sense of smell and the importance and relevance to us , particularly in these current times , where sleep disorders and stress are prevalent.

Cost per course:

  • €295, includes course materials, coffee break, lunch both days

  • 50% is due at the time of booking. The remaining amount will need to be paid two weeks prior to the event.

About Lindsay Woodman

Apart from being a world reknown aromatherapist, Lindsay is also a natural perfumer and examiner for the International Federation of Aromatherapists for over 20 years. Lindsay is a genuine font of incredible information on the topic of aromatherapy, and how it is now more relevant and important than ever, to incorporate Aromatherapy into our stressful lives during these interesting times”.

The workshop will take place at the Herb House on the beautiful Estate at Borgo Santo Pietro. It’s here at Borgo Santo Pietro, where we transform the locally grown herbs into oils before they are transferred to the Seed to Skin lab and used in their natural skincare line.

Day One

1 hr – Theory session
  • Aroma chronology
  • How we perceive smell
  • Developing science of olfaction
  • How essential oils affect mind and emotions
2 hr focus on essential oils and the mind
  • Personal responses to essential oils relating to their actual properties
  • Lavender geranium bergamot
  • How to change mood by using a diffuser
  • Make stress reduction sticks – almond or jojoba oil rollerballs
1hr – Early afternoon oil blending session
  • Mandarin (digestive!) Rosemary, Ylang Ylang
  • How essential oils affect the body
  • Holistic aromatherapy – linking healing of mind, body and spirit
  • Create your own 2% massage blend
1hr 45min – Late afternoon focus
  • Aromatherapy Massage
  • Self massage
  • Hand massage demo
  • Experiencing giving and receiving massage
  • Feedback and questions

Day Two

1 hr – Theory session
  • The practicalities of essential oils
  • How to buy quality essential oils
  • How to keep essential oils fresh, therapeutically active and safe
  • Safety
  • Effective uses – Bath, Inhalation, Compress
  • Juniper-berry, Eucalyptus, Tea-tree
2 hr – Practical focus
  • Hot and cold compresses and inhalations practical

1hr – Early afternoon making sessions
  • Clinical Aromatherapy
  • Ginger, Lemon, Camomile
  • Arnica infused oil; Calendula infused oil
  • Recipe creating and making
  • Therapeutic Gels
1hr 45min – Late afternoon focus
  • Botanical Perfumery
  • Rose, Frankincense, Neroli, Jasmine, Benzoin, Sandalwood, Petitgrain, Grapefruit – small profiles
  • Eau de cologne history and recipe
  • Classical perfumery
  • Make your own personal perfume