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CARE Intensive - Clarkston, MI

April 13-15, 2023 · Thursday-Saturday



Sherry Newcomb CCI, BCRS, LSH, CAC
Sherry Cummings Strayer FCCI, LMT, BSN, BCRS, LSH, CCT

This CARE Intensive is a three-day NCBTMB authorized training (25 CE hr) 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.  

Participants completing the training will:
~ Understand the Fundamentals of Aromatherapy
~ Understand the Science and Chemistry of Essential Oils
~ Learn to Apply Useful Skills in Vitaflex
~ Learn to do Raindrop Technique
~ Learn how Essential Oils Can be Used for Emotional Releasing
C.A.R.E. 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).
Raindrop originated in the 1980's through the research of Dr. D. Gary Young. Raindrop is a powerful, non-invasive tool integrating the art of aromatic science with the technique of Vitaflex and gentle applications of therapeutic grade oils on the feet and back. The purpose of Raindrop Technique is to stimulate every organ, muscle and bone at a cellular level bringing the body into structural and electrical balance, enabling the release of toxins wherever they may be. This may include those lodged in the mind and emotions.
Vitaflex is an ancient healing modality that was rediscovered by Stanley Burroughs in the late 1920's. Vitaflex is a digital electrical stimulation that activates neuro pathways, delivering benefits of the essential oils. The body has a self-regulating electrical system that Vitaflex stimulates.
Is emotional baggage keeping you from being the person you were designed to be? Clinical research shows that traumatic experiences are stored on a cellular level and have profound effects on one's emotions and the physical state of the body. During an Emotional Release session, essential oil blends are both applied and inhaled. These blends are formulated for their unique ability to:
   ~ Balance energies in the body and open the subconscious mind
   ~ Promote emotional release of negative stored memories
   ~ Program the mind with positive beliefs
Class Participants will acquire an understanding of how essential oils may facilitate clearing of negative emotional patterns through lecture, demonstration, and a "Break-Out" 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. As you will discover, the properties of essential oils that bring healing and maintain health cannot be explained solely by science as we know it. The power of essential oils is more than chemistry.
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 seminar will help clarify the valuable roles of essential oils in ancient and modern day health care and show how they are intricately designed by our Creator.
Upon Completion of the Bible Oils Class you will be able to cite books 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 scientific basis for Vitaflex, to know when and to whom to apply them, and what benefits can be expected from their application.
Upon Completion of the Raindrop Technique Training you will be able to perform the entire Raindrop protocol, understand its limits and precautions, and know its potential benefits. This class also leads to your becoming a Certified Raindrop Practitioner.  
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 bring therapy to the various organs and tissues of the body.
Upon Completion of the Emotional Release Class you will be able to correlate physical maladies with repressed emotions, to use essential oils to locate emotional issues stored in the cells of the body, and will know how to release them for yourself and others.
Hotel Near by:
Comfort Inn Suites
Sashabaw Rd
Clarkston Mi 48348  248-795-1369
Hotel is less than 2 miles from Intensive Location.
Nearest Airport:
Flint Bishop (1/2 hr away)
Detroit Metro (approx 1 hr)
Location of Seminar:
Sherry's Spa
9526 Pine Knob Rd
Clarkston  MI 48348
Daily Format:~First Day, Thursday April 13, 2023
8:00AM - 8:30AM  Registration
8:30AM - 9:00AM  Intro to CARE
9:00AM - 12PM     Chemistry I
12:00PM - 1PM     Lunch
1:00PM  -  5PM     Vitaflex
5:00PM  -  6:30PM Dinner Break
6:30PM  -  8:30PM Bible Oils
8:30PM  -  Adjourn for evening 
~SECOND DAY ~~Friday, April 14, 2023
8:30AM - 12:30PM  Raindrop I 
12:30PM  - 1:30PM  Lunch
1:30PM  -   5:30PM  Raindrop II
5:30PM  -   Adjourn for evening
~THIRD DAY ~~Saturday, April 15, 2023
8:30AM  - 11:30AM  Chem II
11:30AM - 12:30PM  Lunch
12:30PM -  5:30PM   Emotional Release
5:30PM   -  Adjourn

Credit Hours & Prices


Credit Hours

A la carte pricing

Applied Vitaflex

4 hours


History Anointing

2 hours


Raindrop I&II

8 hours


Chemistry I

6 hours


Emotional Release

5 hours



25 hours

$1,015 (a la carte)

Full Intensive cost is $800 (savings of $215)

EARLY BIRD PRICING AVAILABLE (when paid in full by February 1st)

1. Call Sherry to register and pay with Credit Card, Paypal or SQUARE or VENMO
2. Checks may be made to Sherry Newcomb and sent to address above. 
To Note:
1. Classes may be taken ala-carte, so please call directly to register for these. 
2. Sherry is happy to take questions about the CARE Intensive; Please call 248-249-3735 or email at:

 What Is Included:

Class notes, necessary oils, handouts, and a certificate acknowledging your participation in the course or courses taken are all included in seminar fees. 

What To Bring 

  • A notebook and pen or pencil to take notes 
  • Snacks/Meals for yourself 
  • You are encouraged to bring your Bible for the Bible Oils class. 
  • Books used in course include: The Chemistry Of Essential Oils Made Simple,Feelings Buried Alive Never DieReleasing Emotional Patterns with Essential Oils, and Heal Your Body. Please bring your copies if you own them. No worries if not - We will have some here for sale.
  • A set of twin sheets (flat, fitted, and pillowcase)
  • A bath towel and a hand towel


Seminar Bookstore:

A limited number of Texts and DVDs required for CCIs, as well as other publications, will be available for sale at the CARE Intensive 

What Some People Say About This C.A.R.E. Training:
This was an amazing weekend.  I could do these classes for days.  I'm sad its the last day!  Thank you both so much for this amazing experience.
** Ashley Shellabarger, Utica MI
I loved this program.  I learned so much that I intend to share.  Both presenters were so interesting, informative and so wonderful.  Thank you!
**Darla Garvin, Manistique MI
This was one of the most pleasant classes I have ever attended.  Fun, loving and so informative! ** Elizabeth Hynes, Clinton Township, MI
I appreciate both of these ladies and their love and passion for people.  Their love for the Lord shines through their teaching for sure! 
** Mindy Brown, Bellville MI
Sherry's love of the oils, her recall and sharing of information, and her love of teaching caresses her classes with patience, wisdom and a safe haven to learn about he miracle of oils. **Kim Tubbs, Columbia City, IN
The instructor was well prepared, competent, understanding and patient.  She has a way of making everyone feel comfortable and valued.  She corrected techniques and at the same time encouraged us.  An unforgettable experience that I thoroughly enjoyed.  **Lori Marino,
Sherry & Sherry guided us and instructed us through a whole new world of oils! Thank you so very much LOVED these classes.  Dawn Vollmar, Caro MI
CARE was a wonderful program that simplified material allowing it to be easily digestable. VERY empowering. Thank you!  Carly Staubach   Cincinnati OH
This has been an amazing experience.  Both Sherry's taught the classes in an enjoyable and relatable manner.  I would highly recommend this class for anyone who wants to know more about how the oils work.  Bonnie Diamond  Midland MI
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Sherry Newcomb CCI, BCRS, CAC, LSH
9536 Pine Knob Rd
Clarkston MI 48348


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