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Curriculum Vitae

Ulla-Maija Grace

Current positions:

Founder/Owner, Director and principal Aromatica Oy, Aromatica Wellness Ltd, Aromatherapy College of Finland from 1994.Aromatica-Wellness product developer 1994. Aromatica’s training concepts and programme formats developer 1989 England/1994 Finland Principal Tutor, the International Federation of Aromatherapists (IFA) reg. nr P/0048 from 1991


Development progression of Aromatica-Wellness and aromatherapy

IFA Professional Essential Oil Therapy training commence 2013

Lecturing for the Japan Society of Aromatherapists Tokyo 2012

Lady Grace product range for business women and the Wellness book launched 2011

Research programme in Elderly care commences at Kaskenlinna Hospital 2010

UMG-Wellness therapist training commences 2009

Teaching faculty of Yamano Beauty, Japan 2003 Training and co-operation with the Finnish Spas commence 2001

Aromatica – Wellness treatmens commence (facial, foot care, tension neck etc) 1999

Aromatica -Wellness product development commences 1997

UMG-Diploma in Aromatherapy co-operation with nursing colleges commences 1996

UMG diploma in Aromatherapy commences in Estonia 1996

UMG Aromatherapy Diploma training commences in Finland 1991


Working experience: Developing and setting up research programme on wellness treatments for geriatric patients with Kaskenlinna Hospital, Turku, Finland 2010- Training professional Spa, Clinic and Salon staff in Aromatica Wellness, Health and Beauty     treatments 2001


Teaching UMG-Diploma in Aromatherapy at Nursing Colleges 1996-2000

Developing treatments Formats and products targeting specific health problems;.

Fibromyalgia, Tension Neck, Stress relief programme, Cellulite, Atopic Skin etc. 1994-

Owned and ran a training centre for professional Aromatherapists in England 1992-1994,

The Department of Psychiatry, Princess Alexandra Hospital, West Essex Health   Authority

aromatherapist/ personal counsellor, 1990-1991,

Teaching professional aromatherapy and UMG-diploma in aromatherapy in Finland1989 –

Lecturer on essential oils and aromatherapy (e.g. fibromyalgia, cellulite, hormonal imbalance

essential oils and medication) Canada, England, Estonia, Finland, Japan, Russia, Sweden,

South Korea 1989 –

Planning and developing the aromatherapy diploma training programme for the Ulla-Maija Grace

College of Aromatherapy/The Finnish College of Aromatherapy, integrating the

English style aromatherapy with the French scientific approach to aromatherapy 1987-.

Full time professional aromatherapist 1985-1994

Local Authorities Finland, temporary posts in Child and Elderly Health and Social Care,

Finland (relating to studies in Psychology and Educational Sciences)1980-1984

The Inner London Education Authority Adult Education Tutor, Crafts 1971-1978

Owen Investments, London, Book keeper/Assistant Company Secretary 1971-1976

Travelscene Travel Agency, London, Book keeper 1969-1971

Family Taylor, London, Au-pair 1967-1968 Virtanen metal works, Finland, Book keeper 1966-1967


Books and publications:

2010 Wellness Hyvän Olon kirja (Wellness – book of wellbeing), Finland,

1999 Käytännön Aromaterapiaa Finland, translated and enlarged from the English original

1996 England, Aromatherapy for Practitioners (translated Aromaterapia para Practicantes

2001 in México),

1994 Eteeristen öljyjen käyttöopas (A guide for the use of essential oils 8th edition 2002) Finland,


Articles in peer reviewed Professional magazines; International Journal of Clinical Aromatherapy, International Journal of Professional Holistic Aromatherapy, International Journal of Aromatherapy, Aromatherapy Times, Aromatherapy Quarterly


Training formats taught

Finland         UMG-Diploma in aromatherapy

Spa-Wellness training for Spas and Clinic

UMG-Wellness therapist Training programme

Training formats for teachers of cosmetology

Elderly care

England       UMG-Diploma in Aromatherapy (own training centre)

Spa-Wellness training

Lady Grace treatment programmes

Japan           Spa-Wellness training for Spas and Clinics

Elderly care

Estonia        UMG Diploma in Aromatherapy

UMG– Wellness Therapist Training programme

Spa. Wellness treatments



Topics of Lectures:

Finland         Various topics on essential oils, health and wellbeing in seminars, exhibitions,

congresses and events

Ireland         Elderly Care, Botanica 2014, Dublin

France           Research report on Elderly Care, Phyt’Aroma Conress, Grasse

Canada         Fibromyalgia, Canadian Aromatherapy association congress 2000

England       Wellness treatments development in Finnish Spas, Spa Life Congress,.

Japan           Research report in Elderly care in institutionalised care, 1st International Congress,

Japan Society of Aromatherapy,

Sweden,       Women’s hormonal health and wellbeing, Aromatherapy association,

Russia           Basic aromatherapy, Hospital staff in St. Petersburg,

Estonia         The use of essential oils in conjunction with mainstream medication for

Aromatherapists and Phytotherapists, Sternun OÜ

South Korea Herbalism in Finland, Herbalist congress




2014               Pharmacy, the Open University, Turku

2007-2009   Psychiatric Care Professional Advanced Training, Specialising in Geriatric Care

Kaarina   College of Social and Health Care

22.3.2006     Helsinki Allergy and Asthma Association, Safety in Cosmetics seminar

2002-2003   ESR, Naseva Professional Advanced Training for Women Leaders

27.1.1999       Helsinki Allergy and Asthma Association, Safety in Cosmetics seminar

1987-1989     L’Institut des Sciences Biomedicales French scientific Aromatherapy and

Psychological use of essential oils.

1985-1990     The Dharma Yoga Centre, England Yoga Teacher

1985-1987     The London School of Aromatherapy England, Holistic and advanced aromatherapy

1980-1984   University of Turku, Finland Psychology and Educational Sciences

1977-1980     The Open University, England Psychology and Educational Sciences

1968               University of Cambridge, Lower Cambridge Certificate in English

1966               Secondary School Education, Finland