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CARE Intensive - Northglenn, CO

May 21-23, 2017 · Sunday-Tuesday



Karen Birdsall CCI, LMT, BCTMB, CPMT
Marie T Koepke LCCI, RN, NBCR

This CARE Intensive is a 3-day NCBTMB and IACET authorized training (25 CE hr / 2.5 CEU) in Raindrop, Vitaflex, Chemistry, Emotional Release, and History of Anointing and Laying on of Hands (formerly "Healing Oils of the Bible"), which provides practical applied aromatherapy skills for the healing professionals who choose to integrate essential oils into their practices, as well as for the non-professionals who are empowering themselves to increase the health and well-being of themselves, family, and friends. Participating in a CARE Intensive can lead to a Certified Practitioner status and Certification as a CARE Instructor.  


~ Understand the Fundamentals of Aromatherapy
~ Learn the Historical and Modern Uses of Healing Oils of Biblical Times
~ Understand the Science and Chemistry of Essential Oils
~ Learn and Experience basicVitaflex Techniques
~ Learn and Experience YLEO's Raindrop Technique (as done by Gary Young in Dallas, TX, 2000)
~ Learn and Experience Essential Oils applications in Emotional Release
The Center for Aromatherapy Research and Education (CARE) is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. CARE is also an Authorized Provider for the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In addition, CARE is also recognized by the Natural Therapies Certification Board (NTCB), the Spiritual Healing Licensing Board (SHLB), and the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP).
Learn how to become a Certified Raindrop Technique Specialist (CRTS), Licensed Spiritual Healer (LSH), Board Certified Raindrop Specialist (BCRS) or Certified CARE Instructor (CCI) and legally facilitate/teach Raindrop and Vitaflex.
Raindrop originated in the 1980's through the research of Dr. D. Gary Young.  Raindrop is a non-invasive tool integrating the art of aromatic science and gentle applications of therapeutic grade oils on the feet and back. The intention of Raindrop Technique is to stimulate every organ, muscle and bone at a cellular level bringing the body into structural and electrical balance. 
Vitaflex is an ancient Tibetan Technique that was brought to the USA by Stanley Burroughs in the late 1920's. Class participants will learn 13 basic Vitaflex techniques. This technique is one of the many ways essential oils can be applied to the body
Ancient Scripture is full of hundreds of references to "precious" oils: Aloes, Cassia, Frankincense, Galbanum, Hyssop, Balm, Spikenard, Cedarwood, Myrrh, and many more. They were considered: "the best products of the land," "the work of a skilled apothecary," "most holy" and "treasured gifts." This class will help clarify the valuable roles of essential oils in ancient and modern day. Every student will experience the  YLEO's in the original 12 Oils of Ancient oil Scripture kit. Based on the book, Healing Oils of the Bible by Dr. David Stewart.
Research has shown that intense and long-term stress can cause a number of physical health problems.  During an Emotional Release session, essential oils and blends are both applied and inhaled. These blends are formulated for their potential properties in the whole body. Class Participants will acquire an understanding of how essential oils may facilitate clearing of emotional patterns through lecture, demonstration, and a "personal" session.
To you, who have little or no background in chemistry yet desire a basic understanding of essential oils, this class is for you.  To you, who may even fear chemistry and avoided it in school, fear no more.  This class is for you.  And to You, who may have degrees in chemistry, even advanced degrees, this class is for you, too, because the unique composition and character of essential oils is not found in college textbooks, nor is it yet a part of the college curriculum of most university regimens.  
Upon Completion of the History of Anointing With Oils Class, you will have sampled and experienced the most common 12 Oils of Sacred Scriptures and be able to identify scripture of the Old and New Testaments containing information on essential oils as well as their Biblical and modern applications.
Upon Completion of the Applied Vitaflex Class, you will be able to perform 13 Vitaflex Procedures, to understand the basis for Vitaflex, and what benefits may be expected from their application.
Upon Completion of the Raindrop Technique Class, you will be able to perform the entire Raindrop protocol, understand its limits and precautions, and know its potential benefits. This class is part of the foundation for becoming a Certified Raindrop Technique Specialist.
Upon Completion of the CARE Chemistry Class, you will gain a scientific understanding of how the compounds of essential oils reach to cellular levels and how they can bring benefits to the various organs and tissues of the body.
Upon Completion of the Emotional Release Class, you will be able understand how physical maladies may correlate with repressed emotions, to use essential oils to locate where emotional issues may be stored in the body, and learn a protocol aimed at releasing them for yourself and others.
Karen Birdsall, CCI, LMT, BCTMB, CPMT

Birdsall Chiropractic Hand and Foot Clinic
11154 Huron St.
Suite 106
Northglenn, CO  80234
Contact Karen:  913-449-5064

Denver International (DIA)


Day 1 – Sunday May 21, 2017
8:30 am - 9:00 am. . . . . . . . REGISTRATION
9:00 am -11:00 pm………………..HISTORY of ANOINTING OILS of the BIBLE (lecture)
11:00am - 12:00 pm . . . . . . .Brunch on your own
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm . . . . . . . . . . . INTRO TO CARE (lecture)
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm . . . . . . . . . . . .APPLIED VITAFLEX (lecture & hands-on)
4:30 pm  - 8:30 pm.........................RAINDROP I (lecture, demonstration & hands-on)
8:30pm        Adjourn for the evening

Day 2 – Monday May 22, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00am . . . . . . . . . . . . RAINDROP II (hands-on)
1:00 pm - 2:00pm. . . . . . . . .Lunch (on your own)
2:00 pm - 5:00pm . . . . . . . . . . . .CHEMISTRY I (Lecture)
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm . . . . . . . .Supper recess
5:30 pm - 8:30pm . . . . . . . . . . . .CHEMISTRY II (Lecture)
8:30pm. . . . . . . . . . Adjourn for the evening  

Day 3 – Tuesday, May 23, 2017
9:00 am-12:00pm  . . . . . . . . . . . EMOTIONAL RELEASE  (lecture & hands-on )
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm . . . . . . . Lunch (on your own)
1:30 pm - 3:30pm . . . . . . . . . . . .EMOTIONAL RELEASE con't (lecture & demo)
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm . . . . . . . . Closing Comments/Questions & Answers/Evaluation forms
3:45 pm    Adjourn Seminar

Please note:
Particpants can take the entire 25 hours or any of the ala carte classes. The best pricing is to take the whole seminar.(see classes and pricing below)
Applied Vitaflex . . . . . . . . . .  . . . 4 hours . . . $140 U.S. Dollars
Bible Oils . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . 2 hours . . . $40
Raindrop I . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . .4 hours . . . $160
Raindrop II. . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . .4 hours . . . $160
Chemistry I & II. . . . . . . . . .   . . .6 hours . . . $220
Emotional Release. . . . . . . . . . .  .5 hours . . . $170
In order to receive the package pricing, Tuition must be paid in full no later than 2 weeks before the seminar start date. After the package pricing term, Ala Carte pricing will apply.  
Individuals who have previously taken CARE classes may retake those classes at 1/2 price.  *IACET Certification will incur an additional fee of $5 per educational hour (i.e., $5 per each 1/10 of a CEU) 
Registrations for this Raindrop and Vitaflex are limited to 10-20 people (10 people/Instructor) to keep class size small for better hands-on attention and training. Register early to assure a place. As for the History of Anointing, Chem I & II, and Emotional Release classes, these are demonstration/lecture classes and there are no limitations on class size for these beyond the seating capacity of the room. They are all open to the public at ala carte prices with registrations taken at the door, however, Pre-registration is recommended for these portions of the CARE Intensive. 
Cash, Check, and Credit Cards Acceptable:  VISA, MC 
CARE Vitaflex I & II is required before taking Raindrop I.
CARE Raindrop I is required before taking Raindrop II.
There are no pre-requisites for the Bible Oils, Chem I & Chem II, or Emotional Release classes.
Full refund less $100 for processing for cancellations no later than two weeks before the seminar start date. The seminar must be paid in full no later than 2 weeks before seminar date.
Class Notes, All Necessary Oils Used During Class, Handouts. Certificates of Completion Acknowledging Participation in the Course(s) are provided (Certificates will be sent via mail from CARE Headquarters)
Bring a twin set of sheets with pillowcase (or massage table sheets and face cover), two (2) bath towels, and one (1) hand towel. If you would be willing to bring a massage table, please mention this when you register. You are encouraged also to bring your Bible for the Bible Oils class. While there are no texts required to take the CARE classes if you own a copy of THE CHEMISTRY OF ESSENTIAL OILS MADE SIMPLE, please bring it inasmuch as it will be referred to often in the Chemistry classes.  
Texts and DVDs required for CCIs, as well as other publications, will be available for sale at the seminar for all attendees. 
Your fingernails must be very short and filed smooth on the edges and corners.(This included acrylic nails!).   Clippers and files will be available in class. With long nails you will not be able to do all of the Vitaflex and Raindrop techniques. Please note:  If you cannot perform all of the techniques taught in class because of long nails, you may not receive credit for the class.


“Marie Koepke is an awesome & dynamic instructor. Marie kept my interest and was able to teach me using my learning style. I felt Marie’s love, honesty & caring in her teaching of the CARE seminar. I love to help people & I’m so happy to share these new tools I’ve learned. THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!”
~ Melody B. Frizzell, CMT, Fraser, CO

"This is the best program of this kind I have attended. I greatly appreciate CARE's commitment to quality & consistency, which provides a greater sense of professionalism. A warm & supportive atmosphere was always present as well. Thank you for your great work."  
~Sandra Parkins, Avada, CO

 “I just returned from Care Intensive less than a week ago.  I am ready to go back!  I was told that this is where I needed to be if I wanted to live a life with Wellness, Purpose, and Abundance using the blessings that are the Young Living essential oils! Right on! These classes opened my mind to infinite possibilities in how to use essential oils for me, my family and my friends. Marie Koepke taught our class at a level that resonated with every type of learning style.  She made complex topics like the Chemistry of Oils seem like second nature. Marie made sure that every person was able to grasp the information and be able to take it home and apply it. Every topic stimulated my mind! I have used some of the Emotional Release Technique every day since my return! How much more relative to our lives could it be when 80-90% of all disease is related to imbalanced emotions. Enough said, just sign up!  You will not be sorry and your life will be forever changed.”
~ Dr. Henrietta McElwee,DC Greenville, SC  
“I can't say enough to anyone who is starting a YLEO business about taking a CARE seminar. Marie Koepke was a very intuitive, knowledgeable, spiritual teacher and really knows and loves YLEO. I really got what essential oils are and do for you. Now I know what to do with all the oils I've been buying. Using all those oils throughout the workshops really showed you how safe and truly incredible the oils are.”
~ Christine L. Garcia, Occupational Therapist, Manhattan Beach, CA

 “Great hands on experience, a lot of information and a lot of things make more sense for me now.  Not I’ll go home and process information, study and practice.”  Yvonne Robinson, Derby KS

“Loved the class!!  I’m ready to learn more.  So glad that I found Karen!”  Briar Carpenter, Wray CO

“Through this program one can learn the healing properties and therapeutic applications of essential oils. 
I found this to be a valuable asset in the oncology patient in restoring balance, relaxation, sense of well- being & enabling them to reduce stress & pain levels. Every nurse should experience this natural approach to health. The chemistry class was particularly interesting to me because of the scientific rationale. This was an excellent seminar, Marie Koepke is a great communicator and I would recommend this program to every nurse!”
~ Peggy Goodwin, RN, BSN, Oncology Ad. Clinician, Encinitas, CA

“This was a wonderful class and fulfilling experience.”  Mary Treadwell, Olathe, KS

“Karen is very knowledgeable, encouraging, wonderful, kind, fun.  Actually she has been helping me on FB chat for weeks.  It has been a pleasure meeting her”. 
~Sylvia Daniels, Uganda

“These courses were very practical and I learned a lot”.  Russ Daniels, Kampala, Uganda
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Circle classes . .FULL  $700 . . .BO $40. .. VF  $140 .  .RD I & II  $320. . CHEM I & II $220 .  ER  $170. . 

A $200 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a space or payment in full.  Balance due 2 weeks before the start of the seminar
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Send registration and payment to:
Karen Birdsall, CCI, LMT, BCTMB, CPMT
13911 W. 71st Place
Shawnee, KS  66216
T: 913-449-5064

A confirmation letter will be provided with specific directions and any change to the Class Schedule or Location upon payment.

Center for Aromatherapy Research and Education is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider.

Center for Aromatherapy Research and Education is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is authorized to issue the IACET CEU.

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