Patty Held, teacher of Aroma Apothecary Healing Arts Academy's Essential Aromatherapy course in Minnesota, is a licensed school teacher by profession. She has worked for 30 years in the public school system and has a master’s degree as a reading specialist. Her holistic training includes the following healing modalities: Certified Clinical Aromatherapist, Level 2 and teacher's training, and Reiki Master, as well as, numerous workshops on meditation and other wellness topics. Patty continues to teach special education students, while maintaining a private office for aromatherapy and healing clients in her home. She is a partner in a venture which plans and hosts healing retreats with various mind, body and spirit wellness topics.
Along with teaching aromatherapy, she also teaches classes on reiki, meditation, and bellydancing. Patty is a professional member of NAHA (National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy) and an affiliate member of the ICRT (International Center for Reiki Training.)
It is her belief that we have the power to heal ourselves, and to be happier and healthier than we’ve ever been before!