Upcoming Spring 2018 BCAPA Sponsored Event



A Weekend with
Peter Holmes LAc, MH


Peter Holmes is a medical herbalist, essential oil therapist and practitioner of Chinese medicine with over 30 years’ experience of using botanical remedies and essential oils in clinical practice. He has focused on both the physiological and psychological aspects of using essential oils, and in particular has pioneered the use of essential oils with acupuncture and bodywork. His original training included studies with medical herbalist and pharmacist Henri Verdier in Paris, France; medical herbalist Christopher Hedley in London, England; and Chinese medicine practitioners and experts such as Naburo Muramoto, John and Angela Hicks, Ted Kaptchuk, Elisabeth Rochat and many others.

Peter brings to his courses and seminars many years of study, clinical practice, teaching experience and field research. He is author of several acclaimed textbooks on herbal and essential oil medicine: Aromatica, Clinical Aromatherapy (2 vols.), The Energetics of Western Herbs (2 vols.), Jade Remedies (2 vols.), and The TCM Materia Medica Clinical Reference and Study Guide. Peter lives near San Francisco and divides his time between teaching, writing and practicing.



Seminar Topics:

Peter’s weekend topics will be as follows:

  • Aromatherapy and Essential Oil Medicine:
    Exploring the psychological and physiological functions of essential oils
  • Fragrance Qualities and Pharmacology:
    The psychosensory approach to using essential oils as remedies
  • Essential Oils as Bioactive Remedies:
    Evaluating the integrity of essential oil production and identity
  • Symptom Versus Terrain:
    Differentiating treatment priorities with the six diagnostic conditions



Event Date:

April 21st and 22nd, 2018




Saturday April 21, 2018
Doors open for registration package pick up at 8:30am
9:00am – 4:30 Event
AGM to follow at 4:45pm

Sunday April 22, 2018
8:30am – 9am (networking)
9am – 4:30pm Event




The Coast Tsawwassen Inn
1665-56th St
Delta, BC
V4L 2B2



Important Details

  • Coffee/Tea provided upon arrival
  • Lunch will be provided for registrants on both days
  • There will be 8 CE credits granted for attendees
  • There are 10 rooms blocked for group rates under the BCAPA
  • Parking is complimentary at the venue
  • $100 will be held for any cancellations after March 10th to cover meal costs
  • There will be no refunds for cancellations after April 1st
  • Any applied fee’s for refunded registrations will be deducted from the final refund amount
  • Payment plan will be accepted ~ 3 x payments of $117.00 with the final payment due no later than March 31st, 2017



Registration Deadline:

Last day of registration is April 14th, 2018




Early Bird Registration for Members is Sept 1, 2017 – Jan 11, 2018: $300.00
2nd Early Bird for Members is Jan 12, 2018 – March 10, 2018 $325.00
Non-members and member registrations received after March 10th, 2018: $350.00



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