Spring Giveaway Winners

Spring Giveaway Winners

We thank you all so much for participating in our first-ever Spring Giveaway and helping us to find new ways to do what we do better.

We are having a fun time reading through your entries. Your questions are great insights into what we can share on our website over the next few weeks and months.

This giveaway went so well we decided to do it once every season. Look for our Summer Giveaway in a few months, and check back with us often for new blogs and links with the answers to your questions.

And now…

Winners of the Spring Giveaway:

$50 off the Aromatherapy Practitioner Reference Manual ~ Grace Shoop

$250 off the Aromatherapy Practitioner Course ~ Crystal Gostinger

Signed copy of Aromatic Mind Book ~ Janie Fichter

Signed copy of Aromatic Spa Book ~ Ashley Glassman

Free Attendance to Tropical Treatments on June 28th ~ Li D. Wong

All winners will be contacted by email by the end of the day.

THANK YOU AGAIN for celebrating with us.

We hope you come back soon.

Spring Sale – 2 Hours Only!

Spring Sale – 2 Hours Only!

Make sure to enter our Spring Giveaway contest for your chance to win a free book or class. If you win something you already have, we will give to the equivalent in credit towards a book or class.  Make sure to enter our Spring Giveaway contest for your chance to win a free book or class. If you win something you already have, we will give to the equivalent in credit towards a book or class.

In celebration of our coming out this weekend, we are offering super savings for 2 hours only!

Only from 2-4pm on Sunday, you can get HALF OFF these items.

All orders include free shipping to anywhere in the US.

These materials have NEVER been offered at these prices.

Limited quantities for each sale item. Get yours now and save!

Calendula from the Yard-en

Calendula from the Yard-en

Blooming on Schedule

I have never grown calendula before, but I got some seeds at our local market from someone else with a yard-en (garden that covers the entire yard) and planted the seeds last fall. Finally I have plants!

So I am trying my hands at infusing an oil…I’ve never done this before (grew it or infused the oil). I will let you know how it goes; if you have any advice, leave a comment!

My colleague, Jade Shutes, has a great Calendula PDF on her school’s website. It says that that the name Calendula comes from the plant’s affinity to bloom on schedule. How funny, we thought, because we’ve been working to bloom on a schedule!

We officially launched our new website today for the Spring Equinox. You can also enter to win a free book or class here.

You’re Invited to Our Web Party!

You’re Invited to Our Web Party!

This weekend we will be celebrating the season of Spring and upcoming growth for the Atlantic Institute. We’ve got a new home online and we hope you will come by for a visit.

From Friday, March 21 to Monday, March 24rd we will be offering free shipping on all US orders next 3 days, limited time specials on our Facebook and Twitter pages and a chance to win a “door prize” for sharing your thoughts with us. Just fill out our form with your name, email, questions about aromatherapy and comments on our new site.

Here is your chance to let the Atlantic Institute know what you’d like to learn about aromatherapy and how we can make our website better. You will also enter to win a free book or class!

Prizes totaling $500!

You only have until Monday, March 24rd at midnight to submit your entry to win one of these prizes. Do it now before you forget. : )

Stay in touch with us on social media so you don’t miss anything at the party.

Welcome to our new home!

We’re glad you are here.

Spring Blend Recipe and Reflection

Spring Blend Recipe and Reflection

In celebration of the Spring Equinox and our new virtual home, we wanted to bring you an inspirational spring-time blend.

Robbi Zeck says that Vetiver provides assurance and grounding; Petitgrain awakens that which is no longer stifled, and Mandarin brings the peace of composure for moving us forward.

This blend represents the support of earth with the smell of freshly turned garden dirt and roots (Vetiver), the leafy greenness of new growth (Petitgrain) opens us to start a new journey, and the soft, sweet scent of fruit (Mandarin) reminding us that rewards do come from our past year’s growth. This is what spring shows: out of the darkness of the earth, new life emerges.

Use this blend to help pave the way for a new emergence in your life. What will your growth look like in the next year? 

Dilute 2.5% (15 drops of your blend in 1 oz. of carrier oil) for a blend for face and body. Great for a transformative massage session or an anointing oil after a shower. You can also diffuse it in the environment to really get spring in the air.

While using this blend, simply repeat this affirmation:

I am supported and protected as I emerge into my new life.

We wanted to use Mandarin because it is not phototoxic like other some citrus oils, but alternatives could be sweet orange (C. sinensis), grapefruit (C. paridisi),  or even Neroli (C. aurantium). If you don’t have Vetiver, find another oil with a grounding/earthy quality, patchouli (P. cablin) comes to mind. Share with us in the comments on what your variations are. Don’t take our recipe too seriously, you can totally make up your own. We want to hear from you and what you are blending for Spring.

Happy Spring!

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