About our classes

Precursor Medicinal Aromatherapy Workshop

This workshop is geared towards gaining an understanding of using the plant and tree medicine in your personal life and how to connect with the essences on a deeper level. This is a wonderful opportunity for students who may be interested in taking level 1 certification at a later time to start to be familiarize with some of the essences used during certification.

Level 1 Certification Course for Medicinal Aromatherapy

This unique class provides a tremendous learning experience and vast knowledge of the medicinal aromatherapy world as it has been intuited through the trees and plants themselves. The course opens doors of each individual for personal transformation as you are given the opportunity to explore over 70 pure undiluted essences in their highest vibratory state. You will have the opportunity to anoint yourself with many drops of these beautiful devas allowing more opportunity for energy shifts, heart opening, and of course learning experience! You will be given much content on the ancient teachings of the trees and plants as well as the ability to understand and connect with them personally in deeper ways than just the physical. This class is for those seeking a deeper understanding of how nature provides healing to us, those interested in the healing arts, natural medicine, massage therapy, aromatherapy, self care, the care of your family and reconnecting with our natural world to enhance meditation, yoga, chanting, and your life in general.


Course Topics:

  • What is Medicinal Aromatherapy
  • Wisdom of the Earth’s philosophy and principles
  • The Wisdom of the Earth difference
    • Including purity, non-dilution, not blending, and self-responsibility
  • How essential oils are made
  • Characteristics of plant and tree essences and medicine
  • The physical, emotional and spiritual uses of over 70 essences
  • Experiential and written understanding of those 70+ essences
  • Application methods
  • Your spiritual heart and deeper opening and listening
  • Frequency and Vibration for healing and health
  • Part of the plant used and its relation to human uses
  • Systems of the body and key essences for each
  • Quality and price considerations
  • Essences and the chakra system
  • Cultivating your intuition and trust in yourself
  • Class practice with a partner
  • Meditation and ceremony with the essences
  • Plant, tree and earth consciousness
  • Lots and lots of self-love and honoring of you!

Included with your class:

  • Wisdom of the Earth Essences Reference Guide
  • Course notebook detailing the above topics and all of the essences
  • Wisdom of the Earth Speaks book


  • $575 regular registration, $550 early bird registration paid in full one month or more prior to the class. Will honor the early bird 2 weeks or more to the January class offered this year due to its late announcement.
  • $50 Administrative fee for Certification (to be submitted with paper)
  • Cancellation policy: Deposit refunded or transferred to future date if WE cancel the class; Deposit transferred to future date if you cancel up to 5 days BEFORE the course; within 5 days, the deposit will be forfeited

Course Requirements

Please bring a pillow to sit on, pens/pencils (be prepared to take lots of notes!), a bag lunch (I provide snacks and beverages), and something precious to you to include in the meditation circle on Sunday morning (e.g., stone, piece of jewelry, picture). To receive certification, you must write a 6 page paper (double spaced) on an essence of your choice.You have 3 months from the date of the class to submit the paper…but I strongly recommend that you not take that long. You can include information on the history of the essence, where and how it is produced, information on conditions, symptoms it addresses, personal experiences (your own, your clients or family) with the essence, pictures, poems, stories, etc. Please include a simple bibliography on your sources as part of the paper. It is YOUR paper and you are sharing YOUR personal experience and learning. By submitting the paper, you are giving Wisdom of the Earth permission to excerpt sections from the paper for instructional use in our Newsletter and/or Website.Please be sure to include your name (as you would like it to appear on your certificate), address, telephone number, email address and the DATE YOU TOOK THE CLASS on the COVER PAGE of the paper. Please submit your paper to your instructor, along with the administrative fee, and she will forward them to Wisdom of the Earth. Once you have submitted your paper, along with the $50 processing fee, you are eligible for Wholesale Distributor pricing on Wisdom of the Earth essential essences, a 22% discount off the practitioner price. Also, you are entitled to audit future Level 1 seminars (space permitting) at no cost, but you MUST register to do so.

Shana has used and studied plant medicine for 20 years in the form of essential oils, organic skincare, herbs and food. As an advanced Medicinal Aromatherapist through Wisdom of the Earth it has allowed her the blessing to teach and work with others to become knowledgeable in utilizing this ancient medicinal modality. Shana began her journey in the healing arts as a Licensed Massage Therapist in 2001. In 2004 she began an intensive 3.5 year Energy Medicine course and now Co teaches these classes which brings/teaches individuals how to ground into their bodies, empowering them to shift deeply, remembering and aligning them to why they are here and brings them the ability to connect with themselves on the deepest level possible. Shana owns her own Spa and Wellness Center in West haven, CT where she practices these modalities as well as teaches the Wisdom of the Earth level 1 Certification Course.

For more information, please email Shana directly at or call us at 203-795-4170