The EWSHAS

The East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies (EWSHAS) is dedicated to ensuring that you receive the best aromatherapy education to meet your needs and goals.

We realize that selecting the right Aromatherapy school to attend can be a daunting task. With so many schools to choose from we at the East-West School for Herbal & Aromatic Studies understand your dilemma. What makes each aromatherapy school unique is its philosophy, its approach to aromatherapy education, as well as its established position within the field of aromatherapy.

Since 1990, Jade Shutes and her school have been leaders in the aromatherapy community helping to shape the future of aromatherapy education locally and nationally. Our aromatherapy programs have evolved over years of experience, teaching, student feedback and research.

Our first priority is our commitment to you as an individual and in ensuring that you choose the correct aromatherapy program to fulfill your needs for aromatherapy education. The East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies (formerly the Institute of Dynamic Aromatherapy) is one of the founding schools for aromatherapy education in North America. The School was established in 1991 by Jade Shutes and has continued offering professional and dynamic aromatherapy education for over 20 years.

The East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies offers dynamic, innovative and professionally designed aromatherapy educational programs.  By studying with the East-West School you will earn your aromatherapy diploma or aromatherapy certificate from a highly respected and established aromatherapy school.

Our Professional Qualifications & Membership:

Jade Shutes

  • B.A., Diploma At., Certified Herbalist, Cert. AT Reflexologist
  • Aromatherapy Educator, Practitioner and Author with over 20 years of experience
  • Author: Aromatherapy for Bodyworkers textbook
  • Past President of the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy 2000-2003
  • Professional Member: NAHA

The East West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies

  • Full Member: Council of Aromatherapy Schools and Educators (NAHA CASE)
  • WA State approved private vocational school
  • Organizational Member of the American Holistic Health Association
  • Organization Member of United Plant Savers (UPS)
  • Academic Member of the American Botanical Council
  • Massage Therapy NCBTMB Continuing Education Provider

Earn Valuable CE Hours

  • Continuing Education Provider: The East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education provider. NCBTMB Provider #: 406071-00
  • NEW!   Approved CE provider with the Florida Board of Massage Therapy.   CE Provider #: 50-13927

Gain Knowledge and Empowerment

  • Whether you are interested in becoming a Certified Aromatherapist or simply pursuing knowledge of herbs and aromatherapy, the East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies offers two professional certification programs and several independent certification modules. All our aromatherapy programs are available to you whether you are interested in setting up a practice, complimenting an existing one, or enhancing your knowledge for your own personal health, passion, and well-being. We believe that it is within education where the path to awareness is nurtured and each of us: empowered.

Study with one of our incredible instructors

  • The East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies offers classes throughout the United States, in Taiwan and in Hungary.  Our instructors have all completed Level Two Graduate training in aromatherapy and are excited to share their knowledge and experience with you. As representatives of the East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies, our instructors offer the same high quality education as Jade Shutes.

Receive Educational Support and/or Work Experience

  • During your aromatherapy education with the East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies we support you in maintaining communications with the School. As a student you can request course support at any time via email, telephone and/or written letters. We are here to provide you with feedback, support and answers to your questions as often as you like and throughout your educational experience with us.

Become a Registered Aromatherapist

  • The East-West School for Herbal and Aromatic Studies’ comprehensive aromatherapy education programs will help to prepare you for sitting the National Aromatherapy Registrations exam should you wish to do so. This exam is offered across the United States and will provide you with the initials, RA, Registered Aromatherapist. More info at: www.aromatherapycouncil.org