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Mar Shopping Algarve hosts aromatherapy workshop for pets

A workshop entitled ‘Aromatherapy for Pet Animals’ will take place at Woofland by Iron Dog at Mar Shopping Algarve in Loulé on Saturday (September 16) at 6pm.

“In this workshop, participants will learn how to enhance and improve their own physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being, as well as that of their beloved pets, through the use of essential oils,” Woofland by Iron Dog says.

Topics to be covered include how to use aromatherapy for animals, precautions to take, where and when to apply it, all accompanied by explanations and practical demonstrations.

The guest instructor for this event is the experienced Erika Van Ingen, a Certified Instructor, Integrated Reflexology Therapist, Aromatherapist, and Oil Massage Technician. She is also the founder of the blog ‘Mãe & Filhos Óleos Essenciais’ (Mother & Children Essential Oils).

Erika, a mother of five children who embraces a natural lifestyle, is passionate about sharing and teaching how to safely introduce and benefit from essential oils, both for people and companion animals. She has over nine years of experience in the field of aromatherapy in various countries, including Portugal, Spain, Croatia, England, France, the Netherlands, and Brazil.

The workshop is expected to last approximately two hours and costs €30 euros. Registrations can be made online.