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CARE Intensive - Fraser/Winter Park, CO

January 20-22, 2023 · Friday-Sunday



Marie T Koepke LCCI, RN, NBCR

This will be a 3-day Intensive in Raindrop, Reflex Techniques, 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 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 original  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 describe the relationship between the material world and the spiritual world to explain how essential oils assist in healing. 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. Basic chemistry concepts and 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.
Marie Koepke, RN, LCCI, NBCR
PO Box 393
Fraser, CO 80442
The Office of A Step in Thyme
345 Zerex Street Unit 4
Fraser, CO 80442
*office is located on the corner of Eisenhower Dr. and US Hwy 40*
Denver International Airport
 8500 Peña Blvd, Denver, CO 80249
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
108 Zerex St, Fraser, CO 80442•(970) 722-7631
Best Western Alpenglo Lodge
78665 US-40, Winter Park, CO 80482•(970) 726-8088
Day 1 -Friday, 20 th
8:00 AM - 10:00AM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . History of Anointing Oils of the Bible (lecture)
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM . . . . . . . .Chemistry I (lecture)
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM . . . . . .Lunch (on your own)
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM . . . . . . . .  .Intro to CARE (lecture)
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM . . . . . . . . .Chemistry II (lecture)
6:30 PM . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Adjourn for Day
Day 2-Saturday, Jan 21
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM . . . . . .  . Applied VitaFlex (lecture, hands-on)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM . . . . . . . Lunch (on your own)
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM. . . . . . . . .Raindrop I(Lecture, demo, hands-on)
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM . . . . . . . . Brief Recess
5:30 - 9:30 PM. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Raindrop II (hands-on)
9:30 PM    Adjourn for evening
Day 3 -Sunday, Jan 22
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM  . . . .  . . .Emotional Release Part 1 (lecture)
12:00 - 1:00 PM . . . . . . . . . .Lunch
1:00PM - 4:00 PM . . . . . . . . . . ..Emotional Release Parts 2 & 3 (demo, hands-on)
4:15PM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Adjourn Seminar
Applied Vitaflex . . . . . . . . . .  . . .  4 hours . . . $160 U.S. Dollars
Bible Oils . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . 2 hours . . . $45
Raindrop I  & II. . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8 hours . . . $365
Raindrop II. . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . .4 hours . . . $160
Chemistry I & II. . . . . . . . . .   . . . 6 hours . . . $250
Emotional Release. . . . . . . . . . .  . 5 hours . . . $195
(Save $215 ) PACKAGE PRICE FOR WHOLE PROGRAM   (25 hours) $800 USD
Individuals who have previously taken CARE classes may retake those classes at 1/2 price.  
**Payment plans available: $150 deposit to secure your space. Remainder due  in 2 separate payments of  $225 each***
Registrations for this Raindrop and Vitaflex are limited to 6 new students to keep class size small for better hands-on attention and training. Register early to assure a place. As for the History of AnointingOils, 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.  *Pre-registeration is required*
Cash, Check, and Credit Cards Acceptable.
Venmo and Paypal accepted
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 $150 for processing for cancellations no later than two weeks before the seminar start date. 
CCI Handbook (full registrations only), Class Notes, Necessary Oils, Handouts, and a Certificate acknowledging your participation in the course or courses taken are all included in seminar fees (note: no certificate issued to those taking History of Anointing ala carte, only full intensive registrations). 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.
“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
 “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
"What a blessing to attend a CARE class that brings God into the healing process I had a limited knowledge of essential oils and knew nothing about their chemistry before this class. Marie Koepke expertly illuminated that dark world of chemistry for me. I am very excited about this training and how I can incorporate it into my practice as well as educate my clients to the healing in these essential oils. I encourage anyone who is interested in facilitating the healing of others to attend these classes. Thank you!"
~ Gale M. Veach, LMT, Lewisville, TX
"I've been to a LOT of seminars, and this is one of the finest. The facilitators were outstanding, warm, and in-tune spiritually. The breakout session in Emotional Release was the best I've ever been involved in even though quite short. A+++"
~ Margaret Blackburn, Houston, Texas
Location of Seminar: A STEP IN THYME,  345 Zerex St. Unit 4, Fraser, CO 80442
Dates of Seminar: January 20-22, 2023
Check classes:
____FULL 25 hours. . . . . . . .$800       ___Repeat Student . . . $400   
____Applied Vitaflex . . . . . .  $160       ___Repeat Student . . . $80
____Bible Oils . . . . . . . . . . . $45         ___Repeat Student . . . $22.50
____Raindrop I  & II. . . . . . . $365       ___Repeat Student . . . $182.50
____Chemistry I & II. . . . . .  $250       ___Repeat Student  . . . $125
____Emotional Release. . . . . $195       ___Repeat Student . . .  $97.50
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