The Mystical Synergy of Scent

Holistic aroma-wellness with Ayurveda, Aromatherapy, and Aromanutrition

We are thrilled to announce that we have scheduled the first BCAOA Continuing Education speaker for a one day event, this September 30th in Tsawwassen at the Coast Tsawwassen Inn.

The speaker for this one day event will be “The Spice Mistress” Glynnis Osher. This one day event Glynnis will be covering holistic aroma-wellness with ayurveda, aromatherapy, and aromanutrition.

Glynnis will be bringing to us her intuitive and educational experiences of using our beloved plants for culinary purposes. She has studied and practiced the Ayurveda principals for over 18 years and will include an in-depth analogy of how the two modalities Ayurveda and Aromatherapy synergise.

Date and Time

September 30th, 2018 – 10:00am to 4:30pm

Date and Time

Registration and networking:
9:00am – 10:00am

Morning Seminar:
10:00am – 12:30pm

Lunch Break (included with registration):
12:30pm – 1:30pm

Afternoon Seminar:
1:30pm – 4:30pm

Topic 1: Aromanutrition

The inseparable world of the senses: how taste and smell work together for our holistic experience of the world. The 6 tastes of Ayurveda and incorporating the aromatic spice medicines and essential oils into our food for healing.

Glynnis will be infusing the oils and spices, integrating aromatherapy and aromanutrition in some easy to use at home methods. There will also be some fun lunch items inspired from the Ayurveda principals.

Topic 2: Seasons of Scent

Using aromatherapy with Ayurveda practices for optimal health through each season. Discussion of the Ayurveda practices of nasya – essential oils used as nose drops in oil – as well as abhyanga – the self-oiling massage practices – with a focus on the Fall season.

About Glynnis Osher

Glynnis is a passionate teacher, artist, certified Ayurvedic practitioner, and published author specializing in the healing arts of Ayurveda, aromatherapy and aromanutrition.

Glynnis was born in South Africa and moved to New York in her 20’s. After a flourishing career as an art director, illustrator, and graphic designer in the advertising world, she was magnetically drawn to the wellness paths of Ayurveda and aromatherapy. She strongly advocates for these modalities as a way to awaken to a life of sustainable wellbeing and beauty.

Glynnis shares a diverse 20-year background in the wisdom arts of Ayurveda. As founder and Creative Director of the former Mystic Masala Aromatherapy Inc, she partnered with Wild Earth Nepal, a women’s fair trade herbal collective in Kathmandu, to co-create authentic Ayurvedic aromatherapy body-care products. She is affectionately known as The Spice Mistress and her love for natural beauty and the aromatic healing foods, spices, and plant essences inspired Glynnis to develop The Spice Life. This online portal offers uplifting education and learning experiences in the healing arts of aromatic Ayurveda and aromanutrition.

Glynnis is on faculty at the Vancouver School of Healing Arts (VSOHA), where she created the curriculum for aromatherapy, Indian head massage and Ayurvedic self-care practices for the Bodywork Therapy Program. She is also guest faculty at Langara College offering her Ayurvedic self-care program in the Yoga Teacher Training. Glynnis is co-author of the book Your Irresistible Life: 4 Seasons of Self-Care through Ayurveda and Yoga Practices that Work, and she has authored The AromaDosha Blueprint and the Aroma 911 online learning experience.


The Coast Tsawwassen Inn
1665 56th Street, Delta, BC, V4L 2B2
(604) 943-8221

Accommodation Deal

The Coast Tsawwassen Inn has blocked 10 Superior Suites (that sleep at least 3 comfortably) for arrival on Sept. 29th, 2018 and departure Sept. 30th, 2018 at $168.00

Please call Toll Free: (800) 633-1144 or (604) 943-8221

Group Name:
You must request reservations in connection with “British Columbia Alliance Of Aromatherapy (BCAOA)”.

Cut-Off Date:
August 28th 2018

A complimentary continental breakfast is included for hotel guests.

Travelling to the Event

Depending on availability there is a free shuttle from the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal and a special negotiated rate to or from the Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal and Vancouver International Airport with Delta Green Cab 604-943-1111.

We also have worked out alternative options for commuting from the Ferry to the venue, and if you are on the main land and might have an interest in hosting a fellow member please email and together we will work on getting you there!

Important Details

  • There will be a lunch provided with your registration as well as coffee and tea upon arrival.
  • Attendees will be granted 4 CE credits along with a certificate of attendance.
  • For our beloved Islanders, there will be a shuttle option to be picked up from the ferry before the event and brought back to the Ferry after the day is complete.
  • We will have to hold back $60.00 for any cancellations on or after September 10th.
  • There will be no refunds after September 20th.

Special Draw

We are also pleased to announce we will be offering a draw for a full registration reimbursement for the early bird registrants deadline for this will be midnight on September 10th. Draw will be held on the day of the event.


The fees for registration are as follows:


Early Bird Registration Fee until September 10th

From September 11th until midnight of the 25th


Early bird from now until midnight of September 10th

From September 11th until midnight of the 25th

Please Note

There will be a $60.00 cancellation fee for any cancellations on or after September 10th. There will be no refunds for any cancellations after September 20th.

Registration Deadline

Last day of registration is September 25 at midnight.

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