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IFA Gains Professional Standards Authority (PSA) Approval of its Register
IFA Gains Professional Standards Authority (PSA) Approval of its Register
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Covid-19 (Coronavirus) UK Practitioner Guidance
Covid-19 (Coronavirus) UK Practitioner Guidance
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IFA Accredited Aromatherapists Prioritised for Covid Vaccine
IFA Accredited Aromatherapists Prioritised for Covid Vaccine
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IFA Donates Care Packages to Front Line NHS Key Workers
IFA Donates Care Packages to Front Line NHS Key Workers
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About Us

The International Federation of Aromatherapists (IFA) awards qualifications as an Awarding Body and is also the Professional Body for aromatherapists worldwide, established in 1985. We are a charity set up in the public interest, whose purpose is the preservation of health and wellbeing by advancing the knowledge, practice of and expertise in aromatherapy by education, teaching and training. We provide a register of globally qualified and regulated aromatherapists who engage in evidence-based practice for the safety of the public. The IFA’s register has been approved as an Accredited Register by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (PSA), a body accountable to Parliament. We offer an array of specialised curriculum leading to internationally recognised qualifications in aromatherapy through our accredited centres. The IFA has successfully pioneered aromatherapy in the UK medical profession and is the voluntary regulator for aromatherapy operating worldwide. 

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Sacred Scents Masterclass

In this masterclass, Salvatore will explore the role of scent within culture and spiritual practices and how this relates to the way we use essential oils today. Researchers have always struggled to understand the complex role of scent. We will explore the six key factors that I believe contribute to the spiritual dimension of scent: biophilia, awe, sacred space, rituals, myths and neurobiology.

Why Do My Muscles Hurt Webinar

This webinar covers why muscles create pain by exploring the physical and emotional reasons. We all ache but have you ever wondered why we do. It takes you through the process of muscle pain and what psychological stress each muscle relates to, what you can do to counteract that stress so the muscle can relax and stop hurting and which essential oil relates to that particular psychological issue.

Returning to Work in a Covid-19 World

Before returning to work you need to give some serious thought about how you will protect both your clients & clinic and be ready to work in a world where Covid is both a risk & reality. This course is designed to take you through that thinking to check you have done everything possible & be able to display certification so that your clients know that you are taking their welfare seriously.

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