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CARE Seminar - Bloomington, IL

August 27-28, 2022 · Saturday-Sunday



Patricia Iannone CCI,, CRTS,, LSH,, CAC

This two-day workshop in Vita Flex, History of Anointing, and Raindrop Technique is 14 hours in the theory and practical applications of essential oils, as well as 14 hours of continuing education for massage therapists, body workers, physical therapists, and other professionals. Participants completing the training will:
- Understand the Fundamentals of Aromatherapy
- Learn to Apply Useful Skills in Vita Flex
- Learn to do Raindrop Technique
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. This Seminar is worth 14 CE-hours of credit through NCBTMB.
The 14 Hours of Credit for this seminar are the first step toward becoming a Certified Raindrop Technique Specialist (CRTS) through the Natural Therapies Certification Board (NTCB). Completing this seminar is also the first and basic set of requirements toward becoming a Certified CARE Instructor (CCI), should you wish to pursue a teaching career with CARE. There is an additional 11 hours of CARE class time required in order to move forward with these certifications.
2401 E Washington St.
Suite 200 B1 (at top of stairs)
Bloomington, IL 61704
Nearest Airport: BMI Central Illinois Regional Airport
~ Day 1 Saturday ~
8:00 a.m. Registration
8:15 Introduction to CARE
9:00 Applied Vita Flex
1:00 p.m. Lunch Break
2:00 History of Anointing
4:30 Evaluations & Prep for the Next Day
5:00 Adjourn
~ Day 2 Saturday ~
8:00 a.m. Registration
8:15 Raindrop I
12:15 p.m. Lunch Break
1:15 Raindrop II
5:15 Evaluations
5:30 Adjourn
Course Credits Fee
History of Anointing 2 hours $ 40 U.S. dollars
Applied Vita Flex 4 hours $140
Raindrop 8 hours $320
Total Seminar 14 hours $500 U.S. dollars
Class notes, necessary oils, and certificate(s) acknowledging your participation in the courses taken are included in seminar fees.
Pat Iannone
1202 Newcastle Drive
Bloomington, IL 61704
Email or Message me to sign up. I am open to scheduling a single topic (i.e., History of Anointing) or an entire seminar. Prerequisites include:
- CARE Vita Flex is required before taking Raindrop I.
- Raindrop is taught in two separate sessions. You must attend both sessions to receive a certificate of completion.
For individual courses at ala carte prices or for an entire seminar, you may register using cash, local checks from established clients, or Venmo (use payments between friends @Patricia-Iannone-1). You may also register via U.S. Postal Service by enclosing a check with the following information: your name, address, phone number, and email address.
Refunds: Full refund less $50 for processing for cancellations no later than two weeks before the seminar date.
Registrations for Raindrop and Vita Flex are limited to keep class sizes small for better hands-on attention and training. In this particular seminar, the number of participants for Raindrop and Vita Flex may be limited to the first 10 people who register and pay.
Bring two (2) sheets, two (2) bath towels, one (1) pillowcase, and one (1) hand towel for Raindrop. 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 History of Anointing class. Once you are fully registered, I will send you further details on supplies to bring.
It is a good idea to purchase the CARE DVDs on Raindrop and Vita Flex to review ahead of class in preparation for the hands-on training. Your fingernails must also be very short and filed smooth on the edges and corners. Clippers and files will be available in class. With long nails you will not be able to do all of the Vita Flex and Raindrop techniques. If you cannot perform all of the techniques taught in class because of long nails, you may not receive credit for the class.
Participants of a CARE Applied Vita Flex Class will be able to:
- Repeat the theory of how Vita Flex works electrically on the body.
- Restate how essential oils and Vita Flex enhance each other as therapeutic agents for the body.
- Name the principal organs of the body and identify the locations of each in the body.
- Locate the reflex points on the feet for the major organs of the body.
- Perform all thirteen Vita Flex Techniques taught in class.
Participants of a CARE Raindrop Seminar will be able to:
- Repeat the story of the origin and history of Raindrop Technique.
- List the oils used in Raindrop and say a little about what each one does.
- Recognize the purpose of Raindrop, and list potential benefits, including detoxification.
- Outline key points to be included on a Release Form for a Raindrop Practice.
- Repeat the steps on how to become a Certified Raindrop Practitioner for legal practice.
- Record the height of a Raindrop receiver before and after in a proper manner.
- Do a complete Raindrop unassisted and without coaching, following the notes given in class.
Participants of a CARE History of Anointing Class will be able to:
- Understand references to essential oils in the Bible and how they were used.
- Explain why essential oils produce emotional responses and how that relates to healing.
- Discuss how and why anointing with scented oils was done for both spiritual and physical purposes.
- Explain why healers were also priests.
- Restate the differences between modern medicines in their therapeutic actions and essential oils.
- List practical applications of essential oils for you and your family.
This was a very worthwhile and comprehensive program I would recommend everyone take. It was a very informative, organized and thorough workshop . . . and Fun! I teach oils myself and the pieces of information I was missing was the chemistry. David and Lee have put a lot of time, effort, hard work, and love into this program. It was worth every cent, and then some. You didn't charge enough for all the info you gave to us. Your program brought an even clearer picture to my already considerable knowledge of essential oils. I was very impressed with the entire program. I would love to repeat your class when you come to my area again. ~Roxanna Weddle, Silver Springs, Maryland
I am overwhelmed with gratitude for such a wonderful program. Not only have I learned a great deal of new skills, I have grown as a spiritual being. All this in just a few days! ~Kim McMahon, Bronte Beach, New South Wales, Australia
This workshop has been the most rewarding learning experience since my introduction to essential oils. The wealth of material and wonderful personal experiences and knowledge shared was beyond my expectations. In these times of despair, I feel blessed to be a part of such a God-centered healing organization as CARE. ~Aziyza Shabazz, St. Croix, Virgin Islands
This program offered the best chemistry that I have come across. Dr. Stewart takes the essential oil chemistry and turns it into common 'scents' helping us to understand why these amazing oils can do what they do. The entire program David and Lee offer is an excellent comprehensive integration of experience and theory and a wonderful foundation for the best of what therapeutic essential oils offer! ~Marilee Tolen, RN, HCN, CHTP, Mt. Laurel, New Jersey

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