Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Portage Library to host Wellness program on essential oils Sept. 13

HOUGHTON -- The Portage Lake District Library will host its monthly program in the Natural Health and Wellness series from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13.

Professional Massage Therapist Angel Janssen will present "Your Essential Oil First Aid Kit." Participants will learn the benefits of and uses for the following oils: Lavender, Peppermint, Lemon, Tea Tree, Ginger, and Roman Chamomile. Handouts will be available.

Janssen is a licensed and nationally certified massage therapist in practice for over 20 years in Wisconsin, Arizona, and Michigan. She is a master level LaStone Therapist, a Reflexologist, and a 2nd Degree Reiki Practitioner. The focus of her massage practice is health maintenance, stress reduction, and pain relief with advanced training in aromatherapy, massage for people living with cancer, as well as massage for the medically frail. Janssen is the proprietor of Synergy Massage and Wellness.

The Natural Health and Wellness series is held on the second Thursday of each month. All library programs are free, and everyone is welcome. For more information, please call the library at 482-4570 or visit www.pldl.org.

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