Established in 1998, Living Essentials
is committed to teaching recognized certification
courses in a professional manner.
The school is located in Georgetown,
Ontario in an idyllic country setting
that enhances learning. It is recognized
by the Canadian Federation of Aromatherapists
and the Reflexology Registration Council
of Ontario. In addition to certification
courses there are several different workshops
and seminars available.
About the Founder of Living Essentials
Ida Mae Woodburn B.P.H.E; CAHP; RRPr; Reiki Master
Teacher; is a graduate of the University of Toronto
with a degree in Physical and Health Education.
Ida Mae has spent 34 years in public education as
a department head and in this capacity was actively
involved in curriculum development at both the provincial
and municipal level.
In the 1980's Ida Mae was awarded "Innovative
Teacher of The Year" by the Ontario Physical
and Health Education Association for her innovative
and prototype program designed to keep young women
involved in daily exercise. Her passion for learning
continued after she retired from public education
and entered the holistic health field. As both a
teacher and practitioner, her journey has included
studies in several different modalities as well
as advanced master courses in France with Dr. Penoel,
a renowned medical aromatherapist. Ida Mae was the education chairperson for several years as well as serving on the CFA board for two terms in the capacity as a board member and vice president.
Ida Mae's teaching style is to make learning interactive,
informative and interesting by using hands on techniques
that appeal to all learning styles. She has a commitment
to her students' and clients' well being and shares
her knowledge with them in an enthusiastic manner
as she guides them to a healthy lifestyle. Her programmes
represent the most current information available
and her courses are updated on a regular basis.
Ida Mae Woodburn
Complementary Health Practitioner
Bus: (905) 877-5670
Fax: (905) 873-2648