Aura-Soma Color Care System
The Aura-Soma Color System Training is a color phenomenon that has circled the world. Originally inspired in 1983 with the creation of the remarkable jewel like Equilibrium oils, the Aura-Soma Faculty offers comprehensive color training. A training that provides the student with not only tremendous knowledge about the language and uses of color, but also invites the student into a process of personal transformation as they interact with the living energies of color and awaken to the beauty and potential within themselves.
The Academy has been responsible for developing the Aura-Soma Color Care System Faculty, training teachers to present these courses around the world, developing course materials and teaching aids, as well as ensuring that high standards and the quality of students experience are maintained. The Faculty is also engaged in developing links with further accrediting bodies.
Color as a universal language speaks directly to the deeper aspects within us. All living things emit and respond to colour, confirmed and understood by quantum physics as all matter is light vibrating at different frequencies. Colour is a key through which we may come to understand the essential nature of ourselves as beings of light. The dual-colored Equilibrium bottles at the heart of the Aura-Soma system contain the energies of herbal extracts, essential oils, crystal and gem essences, color and light in a water based lower fraction and an oil based upper fraction. They enable the user to understand the underlying themes of their life whilst also offering a pathway of expression for the soul. Each of the 111 Equilibrium color combinations can be seen as a key to consciousness itself.
As a reflection of consciousness color is a powerful tool that can be used to bring about harmony and well being on all levels of body, mind and spirit. Through the understanding and use of color it is possible to move towards a greater awareness or clarity of consciousness.
The notion of using the different frequencies of color and light to influence mood and well being has been around for thousands of years and was practiced in the color temples in Ancient Egypt.
Color is a language and tool that has profound implications for affecting our world. In recent years there has been an explosion of activity in the field of color education as new techniques, understandings and areas of expertise have evolved. AS I ACT is delighted to be at the forefront of this field.
Color is a universal language understood by all people in all cultures. Your color preferences, such as your favorite color, the colors you like next to each other, the passing phases you have for certain colors, are all expressions of the inner self. Through your choice of the Equilibrium color combinations for the soul finds a way to express itself and touch the underlying themes of your life in a way that goes beyond language.
In addition to the work ASIACT does with its own color faculties, the Academy is also committed to furthering education and standards in all forms of color therapy. ASIACT offers you a listing and further information on many other schools and organizations in the field of color education.
The Academy Faculties and Departments
The Academy is offering more courses than ever before and therefore faculties are beginning to grow. The Faculties and their Departments are outlined below.
At present the largest faculty is that of the Aura-Soma Color System. The Academy is the accrediting body of the Aura-Soma Training, and under its care, with the tremendous energy of 700 Aura-Soma teachers, to date more than 41,000 Aura-Soma students have received training.
The aim of these Certified Course Faculties and Departments is to bring greater clarity and structure to all the courses offered within the Academy Directory. Our vision is to have greater recognition with other academic and educational establishments.
The Aura-Soma Color Care Consultant Training
The Aura-Soma Color Care Consultant Training offers a comprehensive programme of courses developed over the last 30 years. These courses teach about color and consciousness. They introduce you to the beautiful Aura-Soma Color System, its philosophy and understanding, both for yourself and others.
This training offers the opportunity for personal enrichment as you open to the transformational energies of color, as well as being vocational which leads to the qualification of Aura-Soma Color Care Consultant.
LEVELS OF TRAINING
The Aura-Soma Color Care Consultant Training consists of Levels 1, 2 and 3 which involve 36 hours of attendance, these may be through residential courses at Dev Aura, or with one of our qualified Aura-Soma teachers throughout the world. Many teachers offer the flexibility of weekend courses split across two or three weekends. Completion of levels 1 and 2 is followed by the Personal Presentation Skills course (18 hours of attendance). After the Level 3 course, the final level is 4 which is a Home Study course to be completed in your own time.
Level 1 Foundation
Level 2 Intermediate
Personal Presentation Skills
Level 3 Advanced
Level 4 Home Study
Students will receive course materials and workbooks as part of the training. Where possible these will be provided in the language relevant to the course location. If this is not available the information will be provided in English. If you require an alternative language please speak to your teacher.
After completion of each level of training, a Certificate of Attendance will be issued by The Academy.
LEVEL 1 FOUNDATION
Before commencing the training the student will need to sign the Student Registration Agreement and give it to their Level 1 Foundation Teacher. By signing the Student Registration Agreement the Student agrees to be bound by the rules of the Academy as set out in the document. A signed Student Registration Agreement must be received by the Academy before the Certificate of Attendance can be released.
The primary aims of the Level 1 Foundation course are to introduce the student to the philosophy of the Aura-Soma color system, to provide information about the tools offered within the Aura-Soma color system, and to practiCe interpreting Equilibrium selections. In this respect the course concentrates on viewing the four bottle selection as a whole picture and explores the relationships between the selected Equilibrium bottles.
* The principles of the Aura-Soma color system as a non-intrusive self-selective system.
* Color theory. Primary, secondary and tertiary colors. Complementary colors. Visible and invisible spectrums.
* Sympathetic resonance as a key to restoring balance.
* The language of color. The messages of color at various levels.
* Consultation procedure and interpretation of color selections. The significance of the position of each Equilibrium bottle in the selection. The color relationships between the Equilibrium bottles selected.
* Guidelines for making recommendations based on the client’s selection
* Introduction to the products and guidelines for their usage.
* An exploration of the specific messages and interrelationships of many of the color combinations within the Equilibrium range.
* Demonstration and practical work with a hand massage technique.
* Demonstration and practical work with the aura and subtle energies.
The Academy Recognition
On completion of the Level 1 Foundation course and upon receipt of the signed Student Registration Agreement, the student is entered on to the Academy’s database and given a personal identification number. The student then receives a Certificate of Attendance from the Academy which recognizes completion of this level of the Training. At this point the student may wish to develop their consultation skills by practicing consultations with family and friends.
LEVEL 2 INTERMEDIATE
The pre-requisite for attending the Level 2 Intermediate Course is completion of the Level 1 Foundation Course. There needs to be a time period of three months from Level 1 completion date prior to attending the Level 2 Intermediate Course in order to assimilate the information learned.
The primary aim of the Level 2 Intermediate course is to make connections between the Aura-Soma Color System and other wisdom traditions showing the value of recognizing color’s influence on consciousness. Through these connections many new perspectives become available that may enrich the sharing in the Consultation. As this course explores so many connections the following list of course contents represents some of the subjects from which each course will be drawn. Some of these subjects are core and will be taught by every teacher, whilst others are optional and will be selected according to the needs of the group. All subjects are however covered in the course materials.
* The Language and Energy of Color *
* Practice in the different levels of a Consultation *
* Color Breathing*
* The Three Primaries *
* The Three Tendencies *
* The Three Dosha, Ayurveda
* Consultation Skills *
* Relaxation, Centering and Meditation *
* Gems and Crystals *
* Astrology *
* Numerology *
* Cultural Experiences
* Color and the Environment
Items marked with * are core units and will be covered by every teacher
4. The Academy Recognition
At the end of the Level 2 Intermediate course, each student receives a further Certificate of Attendance which recognizes the student’s completion of this level of the training.
For students who commenced their Aura-Soma training prior to 01 January 2009, on completion of the Level 2 Intermediate course, students can register as an Aura-Soma Practitioner which enables them to offer Aura-Soma Consultations to the public and describe themselves as an Aura-Soma Practitioner Level 2. The Practicing Certificate will be valid for up to two years from the date of issue whereupon it may be renewed. See the sections Renewal Process and Practicing Certificates for further information. For students who commenced their training from 01 January 2009, the Personal Presentation Skills Course will need to be completed prior to Practitioner Registration.
PERSONAL PRESENTATION SKILLS – PPS –
The pre-requisite for attending the Personal Presentation Skills course is completion of the Aura-Soma Level 1 Foundation Course and the Aura-Soma Level 2 Intermediate Course. This course can be taken any time after completion of the Aura-Soma Level 2 Intermediate Course, you do not have to wait three months as with the other courses.
The aim of the Personal Presentation Skills course is to develop more inner presence, to expand consultation skills and to improve presentation skills. This course will provide the student with valuable skills which will not only improve their consultation practice, but will also provide tools which the student will be able to call upon within every aspect of their every day life.
* Creating space
* Language and the words we use
* What are the gifts you can bring to a consultation?
* The value of centering and centering techniques
* Personal presentation
* Consultation skills
The Academy Recognition
At the end of the Personal Presentation Skills course, each student receives a further Certificate of Attendance which recognizes the student’s completion of this level of the training.
On completion of the Personal Presentation Skills course, students can register as an Aura-Soma Practitioner which enables them to offer Aura-Soma Consultations to the public and describe themselves as an Aura-Soma Practitioner Level 2. The Practicing Certificate will be valid for up to two years from the date of issue whereupon it may be renewed. See the sections Renewal Process and Practicing Certificates for further information.
LEVEL 3 ADVANCED
The prerequisites to attending the Aura-Soma Level 3 Advanced course are:
* Completion of the Aura-Soma Level 1 Foundation, Aura-Soma Level 2 Intermediate and Personal Presentation Skills courses (for new students from Jan 01 2009), and
* Submission of an essay of approximately 2,000 words based on the Academy’s guidelines. You may wish to note that this essay is designed to be for information rather than to be evaluated as a pass or fail, and, provided the essay makes reference to color or Aura-Soma, the choice of subject matter is up to you. If you would like some suggestions for a subject matter for your 2,000 word essay please contact the Academy.
Generally these essays are sent to the Level 2 Teacher who will respond to it sending an official letter acknowledging that your essay has been completed. Should your Level 3 Advanced course be presented by a different Teacher you must send the Level 3 Teacher (care of the course organizer if necessary) either a copy of the essay itself or a copy of the official letter acknowledging receipt of the completed essay. Either the essay or the letter must be received before enrollments can be confirmed.
The aim of the Aura-Soma Level 3 Advanced course is threefold. Firstly to explore the language of color through the sequence of the Master bottles. Secondly to foster further awareness of observation and listening skills. Thirdly to develop the correspondences between the Aura-Soma Color System and the Tree of Life. This course is the culmination all of the information received during the previous Aura-Soma training, grounding and and deepening the understanding of what the Aura-Soma color system has to offer.
* Color theory in relation to consciousness evolution as revealed by the unfolding sequence of the Master bottles.
* The color combination bottles in relation to the Tree of Life and the Tarot. The Aura-Soma interface with the Tree of Life.
* An introduction to mind mapping.
* Consultation skills through awareness of the Practitioner, client and observer roles.
* Revision and consolidation of information from previous levels.
4. The Academy Recognition
At the end of the Level 3 Advanced course, each Student receives a further Certificate of Attendance which recogniZes the students’ completion of this level of the Training.
Those students already possessing a Practicing Certificate Level 2 will receive a Practicing Certificate Level 3 from the Academy. This certificate will supersede their existing Practicing Certificate. See the sections Renewal Process and Practicing Certificates for further information.
Students not yet in possession of any Practicing Certificate will have the opportunity to join the system at this point.
The pre-requisite for the Level 4 Home Study Unit is completion of all of the previous levels of the Aura-Soma Color Care Consultant training.
Level 4 can be compared to a module of a correspondence course, with your work being assigned to a trained Marker who will carefully read and respond to it. The aim of Level 4 is to stimulate the student to explore and deepen their own understanding of the Aura-Soma Color System and the wider field of color. Level 4 also provides an opportunity to review the way that a Registered Practitioner is working with clients in consultations and for the Practitioner to receive feedback and support where appropriate.
To achieve these aims Level 4 comprises three components.
1. Questions and Answers
This component of the Level 4 work requires approximately 5,000 words based upon answering a series of set questions on various subjects, some Aura-Soma specific, others on the wider field of color.
2. Consultation Records
The second component is the submission of 60 Consultation records. These will be reviewed by the Examiner as a means of monitoring Consultation practice. Each record will be of one Consultation involving a personal meeting between the Practitioner and the client. It is important that some of the Consultation records submitted are of follow up Consultations for returning clients. The Academy honors client confidentiality. Any identifying information on records must be removed before they are submitted to the Examiner.
3. 36 hours further study
The completion of a minimum of thirty-six hours of training in a prescribed subject is the third component. At present there are two options for students. You may either complete a course in Anatomy and Physiology or one in Consultation skills.
For either subject the course must involve a minimum of thirty-six hours of study. The course must also be acceptable to the Academy. Generally this means that the course is recognized by either the national educational or medical body of your country, or by another complementary medical body of your country. If you are uncertain as to whether a course will be acceptable or not please contact the Academy. A copy of a certificate from the school or teacher who has presented the course will be requested by the Academy as evidence of completion of this component of Level 4.
Once you have completed all three components of this level then you should inform the Academy by letter and enclose a cheque for the accompanying marking fee (currently £60) made payable to the Academy. The Academy will assign you a Marker to whom you may send your work for reading and response.
4. The Academy Recognition
Following submission of the Level 4 Home Study work, and once we have received confirmation from your Marker that your work is acceptable, you will receive a Level 4 Certificate from the Academy. It will then be possible for the student to register with the Academy as a Color Care Consultant.
As with all registration certificates the Color Care Consultant Certificate needs to be renewed annually. See sections on The Renewal Process and Practicing Certificates for further information.
The Bridge takes the information received in the Training to a new dimension, deepening your work with yourself and so your ability to work with others. From this perspective it benefits Practitioners, Color Care Consultants as well as those wishing to become Teachers. On completion of the Bridge, Registered Practitioners and Registered Color Care Consultants may give public talks and hold full day experiential events on the Aura-Soma color system to develop their practice. Completion of the Bridge course is one of the prerequisites for entering the Aura-Soma Teacher Training Program.
PRACTICING OPPORTUNITIES AT EACH LEVEL
From Aura-Soma’s earliest days there has been much enthusiasm from the students to share the Aura-Soma Color System with others through Consultations.
Consequently the Academy has developed a Code of Practice which all students should follow.
Level 1 Foundation
Once the Level 1 Foundation course has been completed the student may begin sharing consultations with family and friends to gain practice and experience. The student may also support Aura-Soma stands at exhibitions provided the stand is run by a Registered Practitioner or Color Care Consultant and provided that the Level 1 Foundation student does not give Consultations. At this level, the student may not give Consultations to the public, charge a fee for consultations or describe themselves as a Registered Aura-Soma Practitioner.
Level 2 Intermediate and Personal Presentation Skills
Once the Level 2 Intermediate course and the * Personal Presentation Skills course has been completed, the student may choose to become an Aura-Soma Registered Practitioner by joining the Worldwide Register of Aura-Soma Color System Practitioners. Following receipt of the Registration Agreement, the Academy will provide the student with a Practicing Certificate which will need to be displayed when offering consultations to the public and at exhibitions. A current Registered Practicing Certificate is required in order to continue to describe themselves as an Aura-Soma Practitioner. The Academy notes however that Level 2 Practitioners are still near to the beginning of the training and consequently suggests that they develop their practice with the public in a gradual way. * (Personal Presentation Skills course is only applicable for new students from January 01 2009).
Level 3 Advanced
Once the Level 3 Advanced course has been completed the student that holds a current Practicing Certificate Level 3 may work increasingly with the public, their practice benefitting from their growing Consultation experience, skills and knowledge.
Level 4 students with their demonstrated experience of working with the Aura-Soma Color System and their understanding of the principles of Aura-Soma and the wider field of color may register as an Aura-Soma Color Care Consultant and develop a full public practice.
Each stage of the training is designed to build upon the information and skills acquired in the previous course. In this way the student who becomes a Registered Practitioner has an increasingly valuable reservoir of experience to offer in a Consultation as they progress through the training to become a Color Care Consultant.
The Student Agreement
Before commencing any Aura-Soma training course the student must complete a Student Registration Agreement. This agreement includes a legally abiding section whereby the student agrees to respect the rules of the Academy. The Student Registration Agreement must be completed and returned to the Teacher who will then submit it to the Academy for processing.
Time between Courses
All students should make time to assimilate the material presented on a course before attending the next level in the training. The Academy recommends students allow at least three months between attending courses for this assimilation to occur with the exception of the Personal Presentation Skills course which can be taken any time between the Level 2 and Level 3 courses.
Registering as an Aura-Soma Practitioner
After you have completed the courses up to and including Personal Presentation Skills, you will be able to join the worldwide register of Aura-Soma Practitioners and Aura-Soma Color Care Consultants as an Aura-Soma Practitioner and begin to work in a small way with the public. You can download a copy of the Practitioner & Color Care Consultant Guide, which you will need to have read prior to signing the Practitioner Registration Agreement.
Registering as an Aura-Soma Color Care Consultant
Once you have received your Level 4 Certificate from the Academy, you will be able to join the worldwide register of Aura-Soma Practitioners and Aura-Soma Color Care Consultants as an Aura-Soma Color Care Consultant.
The Renewal Process
To keep Aura-Soma Practitioners and Aura-Soma Color Care Consultants up to date the Renewal Process has been created. The Renewal Process is designed to nurture the developing skills of the student and may be seen as a continuing professional development programme. There are many ways to fulfill this requirement, you may wish to attend the next level of your training, or alternatively you may wish to attend a Sharing Day with your Teacher, or an appropriate certified Aura-Soma renewal course. Please check with either your teacher, or the Academy to ensure that your renewal course is applicable.
Students will receive a Certificate of Attendance at each fully attended level which recognizes completion of the course. Once the training has been completed up to and including the Personal Presentation Skills course the student can register for a Practicing Certificate. Upon receipt of this certificate the student can describe themselves as an Aura-Soma Registered Practitioner and begin to work with the public. After completion of all the pre-requisites, and completion and acceptance of the Level 4 Home Study the student can register as an Aura-Soma Color Care Consultant.
The Aura-Soma Color System Teacher Training program is a structured sequence of courses designed to provide the trainee teacher with the skills and materials necessary to present the Aura-Soma Color Care Consultant training to the public.
There are currently four levels within the teacher training program, each level empowering teachers to present a further course of the Aura-Soma Color Care System Training.
Only those who have completed courses within this Aura-Soma Teacher Training program may present Aura-Soma Colour Care Consultant training to students. The Academy certifies all such Aura-Soma students, giving each a unique identification number.
The Teacher Training program is available around the world and is taught only by the most senior teachers within the Academy. The Teacher courses are intended to provide something extra special and venues are chosen accordingly. In addition to Dev Aura, courses have been taught on the Nile in Egypt, in Crete and in Bali.
The Academy works together with the Aura-Soma teacher network in a spirit of co-operation and respect that honours and acknowledges the integrity, dedication and commitment of our teachers. We are all growing and sharing as we travel this path of consciousness and we look forward to deepening and strengthening our soul connections as we join together to bring forth the best we can offer for the highest good of all.
The Academy is committed to excellence and is continually striving to improve in all areas to ensure the highest teaching standards and practices possible. The Academy will be able to provide you with details of the pre-requisites required in order to apply to become an Aura-Soma Colour System Teacher. Once accepted onto the Teacher Training program, Aura-Soma Teachers of all levels are expected to participate in on-going training with the Academy in order to remain updated with the Aura-Soma Colour System and teaching methods.
For more infos on courses participation, teacher’s training please contact with Michail Fan :
Registered Teacher, Color Care Consultant, Official Distributor of Aura-Soma® & AEOS & Aura-Soma-Jewellery contributor
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