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Whether you're an enthusiastic amateur, a dedicated care-giver, or a professional healthcare practitioner, Absolute Essential's renowned seminar program offers a range of sessions to help you deepen your knowledge and skills for using natural therapeutic health care products. With the emphasis throughout on delivering practical and applied information, each seminar is structured to provide key learning points, supported by case studies, analysis, and hands on experience of blending and formulating for specific therapeutic benefit. Seminars are presented by Absolute Essential founder and director Bo Hendgen D.O.N.D.A.M., who brings more than 20 years of experience in Aromatic Medicine, Osteopathy and Naturopathy to the table.

A registered practitioner for 17 years in her successful Auckland clinics, Bo is professionally acknowledged as a leading natural healthcare expert in New Zealand. She is passionately hands on in all aspects of the healthcare business and is personally involved in the designing and formulating of all Absolute Essential products. Bo's extensive practitioner experience offers a unique insight to product design and creates an invaluable opportunity for learning in depth. Please note that places are limited for most events and booking is essential.

 

 

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NEW DATE ! Christchurch - Wednesday 14th October 2015, 6:30-8:00pm

(COMPLETED) Auckland - Tuesday 23rd June 2015, 6:30-8:00 pm
(COMPLETED) Wellington - Wednesday 24th June 2015, 6:30-8:00 pm

A light supper is served at 6pm

Integrating Therapeutic Oils for Optimum Healthy Outcome
(Companion Heath Choices)

  • This is all about getting the best and fastest results for you and every family member.

  • What works and how can it all work together - navigate the health hype with clear, informed choices.

  • How Therapeutic Plant Oils work alongside herbs, vitamins, minerals, medication & contraindications.

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Auckland - Tuesday 22nd September 2015, 6:30-8:00 pm
NEW DATE! Wellington - Tuesday 13th  October 2015, 6:30-8:00 pm

 

Light supper is served at 6pm

 

Gain expert knowledge in one of today’s most versatile and powerful natural health
practices.


Maternity, Baby & Child Care
All You Need To Know for Everyday Nurture

  • Family care with the insight of 25 years of clinical practice and prescriptions in maternity and child care.

  • What are the cautions?

  • What are the conditions we can ease?

  • Knowledge to ensure confident, competent care for sickenss accidents and everyday nurture.

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Auckland - Tuesday 5 May 2015, 6:30-8:00 pm
Wellington - Thursday 28 May 2015, 6:30-8:00 pm (date changed)
Christchurch - Thursday 25 June 2015, 6:30-8:00pm

A light supper is served at 6pm

 

Harness the full power of therapeutic plant extracts with the following seminar:

  • Learn the significance of Top, Middle and Base notes, as well as Enhancers, Modifiers and Equalizers
  • Discover the art of creating aromatic and therapeutic balance for powerful wellbeing blends.
  • Learn how to combine the right raw materials in the right measures.

 

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Seminar 4 - 6.00-8.00pm, 18th November, 2014

Looking for proven organic medicine to enhance body tone, circulation & immunity? Gain essential, hands-on knowledge in one of today's most versatile and effective natural health practices.

Seminar 4 - 6.00-8.00pm, 19th November, 2014

Looking for proven organic medicine to enhance body tone, circulation & immunity? Gain essential, hands-on knowledge in one of today's most versatile and effective natural health practices.

Seminar 3 - 6.00-8.00pm, 30th September, 2014

Are you looking for proven organic medicine to improve balance, calm and restoration? Gain essential, hands-on knowledge in one of today's most versatile and effective natural health practices.

Seminar 2 - 6.00-8.00pm, 17th June, 2014

Are you looking for essential practical knowledge for professional & family health care? Learn how clinical aromatherapy uses the compound synergy of pure essential oils and body systems to naturally fortify balance and healing.

Seminar 2 - 6.00-8.00pm, 18th June, 2014

Are you looking for essential practical knowledge for professional & family health care? Learn how clinical aromatherapy uses the compound synergy of pure essential oils and body systems to naturally fortify balance and healing.

Seminar 1 of 2014 Series - 6.00-8.00pm, 1st April, 2014

Are you looking for proven therapeutic skin care solutions using natural ingredients? Gain essential, hands-on knowledge in one of today's most versatile and effective natural health practices.

Seminar 1 of 2014 Series - 6.00-8.00pm, 2nd April, 2014

Are you looking for proven therapeutic skin care solutions using natural ingredients? Gain essential, hands-on knowledge in one of today's most versatile and effective natural health practices.

Join us for an evening with experts in natural skin care.

Absolute Essential

Dr Bo Hendgen D.O. N.D. shares natural First Aid for summer and how to care for sunburn, bites, allergies and more.

 

The Herb Farm

Sarah Cowan shows you how to head into summer looking and feeling your best with intensive treatments for dull, dry skin pigmentation, signs of ageing and tired eyes.

 

ecostore

Covering the importance of what we apply to our bodies, skin protection and ecostore's nurturing Skin Care range.

 

Light refreshments, goodie bags & exclusive discounts!

 

Tuesday 8th October, 6pm

ecostore Shop, 1 Scotland Street, Freemans Bay

 

Bookings Essential - $15 deposit

(redeemable towards purchases on the night)

ph: 09 360 8477 extn 2

email: shop@ecostore.co.nz

 

 

This introductory seminar for professionals is created
with the intention to assist the wellbeing of anyone in the primary health care industry to attend, eg receptionist, any health practitioner, nurses, midwives, assisting staff, students...


Date: Tuesday 16th July 2013

You will learn:
• How to make recipes to keep the clinic rooms,
toys, towels & all surfaces clean & safe.
• Create pleasant & harmonising aromas

• Safety considerations for pregnancy & early years.
• Design simple blends to maintain optimum
health & energy for you & your patients


We will cover:
• Powerful antiseptic blends, how to create & apply them
• Harmonising energetic blends, how to design & when to use them
• Safe operational practices for your healthcare clinic
• 12 Pure Essential Oils & their blending & applications
• 12 Recipes for essential practice management

Time: 6pm - 8.30pm, Healthy supper provided


Cost: $45, first 25 to register receives a free Air Fresh Spritzer, valued at $25.00
Venue: South Pacific College of Natural Medicine,
8 Arthur Street, Ellerslie, Auckland
[CPD Points: 2.5 per seminar]

30 April 2013

You will learn:

• How to use a minimum of 12 essential oils.
• The three best carriers for all the basics.
• How to combine & apply as effective healthcare tools.
• Safety and confidence for pregnancy and early years.

We will cover:
• Coughs, colds, sinus & sore throat.
• Minor infections and irritations.
• Immunity.
• Burns, bruises, cuts & scrapes
• Stress, sleep and home enhancement
• Pregnancy & early years care.

How to approach family healthcare with calm self-assurance, to reduce the impact of common accidents and illness for effective natural recovery.

Time: 6.00pm – 8pm

[Supper included, 6-6.30pm]

Cost: Free

Venue: Otumoetai College, Windsor Road, Tauranga

Flexible Two-Part Training Program
Choose two full days. Learn how to prescribe individually designed blends for common clinical conditions:
Full Day Theory


Topics covered:

  • Pregnancy & early childhood
  • Sleep, anxiety and stress
  • Therapeutic care for skin complaints


Full day Practical
Making pure blends, massage oils, serums, balms, creams, capsules, suppositories.
Specific examples and sample prescriptions covered with every topic. How to maintain safety and deliver best practice. Expand your knowledge and gain practical tips about uses.

CPD Points APPLY
Certification available after successful passing of optional exam.

A basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology is expected.