Jade Shutes holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simmons College, a Diploma in Holistic Aromatherapy, Holistic Massage, Anatomy and Physiology, and Reflexology from the Raworth College of Natural Medicine in Dorking, UK, and a Diploma in Holistic Aromatherapy from the International Therapist Examining board (ITEC). She has studied with Jan Kusmirek of Fragrant Studies and has completed Part One of the Purdue University Advanced Studies of Essential Oils.
Jade has played an active role in the setting of standards for aromatherapy education in North America, and has authored published articles on this and other aromatherapy issues, in addition to being a popular speaker. Her first textbook “Aromatherapy for Bodyworkers” was released by Prentice-Hall in September of 2007. Jade is a strong advocate for the application of natural remedies for self care healthcare and believes education is the key to self empowerment.