Class: Aromatherapy 101: Foundations | September 2017 – November

August 11, 2017

We are pleased to announce that Cheryl's Herbs will sponsor a 40-hour aromatherapy certification course. The class, Aroma 101: Foundations is offered by The School of Aromatic Studies and will be taught by Kathy Klug, a Registered Aromatherapist taught by Cheryl Hoard.


The class is offered by The School of Aromatic Studies.


Cheryl's Herbs


Begins Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM for 10 Tuesdays


Class dates:

September 2017: 12th, 19th, 26th

October 2017: 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st

November 2017: 7th, 14th



Continuing Education Hours:

40 hours; The School of Aromatic Studies is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education provider.

NCBTMB Provider #:  406071-00

Fee: $500 payable in advance, includes course manual, 24 bottles of 24 essential oils, and all supplies needed for making products during the course. 



Successful completion of the 40 hour course including 5 case studies, and final exam for Certification.

This certification program is the only “live” course presented in the country, besides the ones available on the East and West Coasts.  This provides each student the opportunity of hands on learning experiences. Kathy's teaching style focuses upon development of a group-learning atmosphere in which students are free to share knowledge and explore ideas. Throughout the course students are encouraged to present ideas/suggestions for learning activities, as long as these do not modify the basic structure and content of the course. The learning environment will stimulate interest in learning, respect individual needs of students and yet provide time for fun and shared interests of the group.



Payments are non-refundable

All payments are due in full by the first class

Classes will take place at Cheryl's Herbs

7170 Suite A Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO, 63143



Core Topics

♦ Discovering aromatic plant medicine: An introduction

♦ Discover the therapeutic properties of 20 essential oils: Chamomile (Roman), Clary Sage, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Frankincense, Geranium, Ginger, Grapefruit, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Orange, Patchouli, Peppermint, Rosemary, Mandarin, Tea Tree, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang

♦ Aromatic skincare:  The integumentary system

♦ The basics of olfaction and the psychology of essential oils

♦ Methods of application and blending techniques

♦ Homecare and healthcare with aromatherapy

♦ Basic chemistry of essential oils

♦ Basic case study for family, friends and existing health care professionals


Course objectives

♦ Discuss the history of aromatherapy and its modern development.

♦ Compare and contrast true therapeutic aromatherapy with retail market aromatherapy.

♦ Compare and contrast a true essential oil with a fragrance oil.

♦ Identify key elements in determining the quality of an essential oil.

♦ Define what an essential oil is and how it is produced.

♦ Demonstrate knowledge of 20 essential oils, including Latin binomial, safety information and five key therapeutic properties of each individual essential oil.

♦ Describe the basic physiology of the skin and its key functions.

♦ Design an effective blend for basic skincare.

♦ Describe basic anatomy and physiology of the sense of smell.

♦ Specify key parts of the limbic system and their.

♦ List and describe various methods of application techniques and delivery systems.

♦ Demonstrate basic knowledge of the chemistry of essential oils.

♦ Provide a brief overview of key systems of the body and best methods of application.

♦ Design aromatic blends for a client's physical and or emotional well-being.



 For more information, or to sign up, feel free to contact Kathy Klug at (573) 535-0074


Meet the Instructor:


Kathy Klug


      Kathy has been practicing the Art and Science of Aromatherapy for over 30 years.  She is a Registered Aromatherapist who received her certification training under Cheryl Hoard at Cheryl’s Herbs several years ago.  She has worked as a Nurse for 30+ plus years, and has combined her knowledge of essential oils to her knowledge of nursing and energy work with great success.  She has been teaching basic aromatherapy classes, and delivering presentations to various groups and organizations on subjects regarding the use of essential oils with disorders such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and pain.  She also uses hand and arm massage combined with oil blends and Reiki to help with anxiety and pain relief.  Particularly helpful with the elderly, and for palliative care.  Kathy provides Reiki therapy, Chakra clearing and Balancing.

     She creates and manufactures her own essential oil blends and products.




Online Course

If you are unable to attend the live classes here at Cheryl's Herbs and are still interested in taking the course; Jade Shutes offers an online Aromatherapy 101 Foundations course. Click the link below for more information.

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