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CARE Intensive - San Antonio , TX

October 5-7, 2018 · Friday-Sunday



Marie T Koepke LCCI, RN, NBCR
Ronda Allen CCI, ACN, MH

This will be a 3-day Intensive in Raindrop, Applied Vitaflex , Essential Oil Chemistry, Emotional Release with Oils and History of Anointing & Laying on Hands - providing practical applied aromatherapy skills and authorized training for NCBTMB (25 CE hours). This program is appropriate for anyone with an interest in essential oil use in their daily professional or personal life.  
~ Understand the Fundamentals of Applied Aromatherapy
~ Learn the Historical and Modern Uses of Healing Oils of Biblical Times
~ Understand the Science and Chemistry of Essential Oils
~ Learn and Experience basic Vitaflex 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. 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 Reflex Technique that was brought to the USA by Stanley Burroughs in the late 1920's. Class participants will learn 13 basic Vitaflex technique as described in Healing for the Age of Enlightenment by Stanley Burroughs. This technique is one of the many ways essential oils can be applied to the body and is the primary technique used in the Raindrop Technique.
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. 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.  Class Participants will acquire an understanding of how essential oils may facilitate clearing of emotional patterns through lecture, demonstration, and a "personal" session. A brief discussion of the theory, science and philosophy of emotions and how they affect us physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. We will explore some simple natural tools to assist in a deeper understanding of our emotions and the 'how and why' essential oils facilitate in emotional releasing.
This class will cover basic chemistry concepts  and to 'inspire one to see God's hand in the creation of the molecules of essential oils'. A discussion of the analyses of more than 100 essential oils cross indexed by more than 40 tables containing more than 600 compounds. Structural and chemical formulas of some of the common compounds found in essential oils will be explored. A review of Chemistry Literature and History will be briefly discussed. Based on the book: The Chemistry of Essential Oils made Simple by Dr. David Stewart.
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, understand the basis for Vitaflex, and what benefits may be expected from their applications.
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.
Ronda Allen CI, ACN, MH
1207 Agora Palms #118
San Antonio, TX 78258
Life Essentials Wellness Clinic
900A Pat Booker RD
Universal City, TX 78418
(suburb of San Antonio
Hilton Garden Inn
8101 Pat Booker RD
Live Oak TX 78233
Day 1 – Friday, October 5,2018
8:00 am - 8:30 am. . . . . . . . . Registration
8:30 am - 9:00 am . . . . . . . . . .Intro to CARE
9:00 - 12:00 pm . . . . . . . . . . . Essential Oil Chemistry I (lecture)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm . . . . .Lunch 
1:30 pm -  5 :30pm . . . . . . . . .Applied VitaFlex (lecture & hands-on)
5:30 pm - 6 :30 pm . . . . . Dinner 
6:30 pm - 8:30pm . . . . . .  . . . History of Anointing Oils & Laying on of Hands (lecture)
  Adjourn for evening
Day 2 – Saturday, October 6,2018
9:00am - 12:00pm. . . . . . . . . . . .  . Essential Oil.Chemistry II (lecture)
12:00pm - 130pm..................Lunch
1:30pm - 5:30pm. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Raindrop Technique I(lecture & hands-on)
  Adjourn for the evening
Day 3 – Sunday, October 7, 2018
8:30am -12:30 pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . Raindrop II (hands-on)
12:30pm - 1:30pm. . . . . . . . Lunch 
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm . . . . . . . . . . . . . Emotional Release ( lecture, hands-on & demo)
6:30pm  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Closing Comments/Questions & Answers/Evaluation forms
 Adjourn Seminar
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
Individuals who have previously taken CARE classes may retake those classes at 1/2 price.  
Registrations for this Raindrop and Vitaflex are limited to 10 new people 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. 
IMPORTANT NOTE: Online Registration is NOT available for this intensive. Please register directly with contact person (Ronda Allen) Please make checks payable to: Ronda Allen / Major Credit Cards accepted
CARE Vitaflex 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 $150 for processing for cancellations no later than two weeks before the seminar start 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 or Bible app.  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. 
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, RN, NBCR, LCCI, YLEO Gold
Lives in the Colorado Rockies (where she does Raindrop with an Altitude) and is an active YL distributor since 2001. Marie has had extensive training in Critical Care (Surgical & Open Heart) and Trauma nursing. She is a Nationally Board Certified Reflexologist (NBCR) who has advance training in hand/ear/foot/facial Reflexology. She is a Lifetime Certified CARE Instructor for 13 years with advance training in Chemistry of essential oils and Emotional Releasing with essential oils with Dr. David Stewart. In May 2007, she received special training in Raindrop Technique with Dr. Gary Young in Ecuador.When she is not teaching she sees clients in her own practice in Winter Park , CO. Integrative Reflexology & Aromatherapy – A Step in Thyme, LLC.
Ronda Marie Allen CI, MH, ACN, YL Executive
Ronda lives in the colorful city of San Antonio, TX.  She owns and is senior practitioner at Life Balance Natural Health Clinic in Victoria Tx,   She is also is a practitioner at Life Essentials Wellness Clinic in San Antonio. Ronda has been a clinical nutritionist for 15 years and been in the alternative health care field for 20. She has seen thousands of clients, with the goal of transforming lives one at a time.  She has an active lifestyle which includes lots of traveling. Ronda has two grown children, Tanya and Kyle, who have followed her footsteps and are involved in natural health also, both being certified as Clinical Thermogophists and nutritional clinicians. Ronda has been an advocate for Young Living for the last 18 years. 
 "It was amazing. I came to the seminar with shoulder pain from a surgery three months ago that had been fairly severe. When I left, after the Raindrop and Emotional Release Classes, my pain had decreased significantly. Thank you. I highly recommend that the CARE Intensive be taken in its entirety to get the full benefit."
Julie Stulz
Farmington, Minnesota
"This was not just another seminar. It was a true learning experience. I have been doing oils for nine years, but never really understood the chemistry of them before now. The CARE Instructor is very knowledgeable and a master teacher who can reach both the novice and the well-informed. I recommend CARE's seminars to anyone who has the desire to deepen their understanding of the workings of essential oils."
Joy Linsley
Ambassador Master Star
Naperville, Illinois
"Truly beautiful training. Very pure, sincere presenters who are very knowledgeable and have a talent to present the info to the class."
Iveta Dervay
"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  
“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
Locations of Seminar:  Life Essentials Wellness Clinic, 900A Pat Booker Rd, Universal City, TX 78148
(This is a suburb of San Antonio, Texas)
Dates of Seminar: October 5th – 7th, 2018
Circle classes that you are attending . .FULL SEMINAR . . HAL. .. VF  . . . .RDT 1 & 2  . . CHEM I & II . . .  ER  
A $150 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve a space.
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Ronda Allen 
1207 Agora Palms #118
San Antonio, TX 78258
A confirmation letter will be provided with specific directions and any change to the Class Schedule or Location upon payment.


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