Meet your instructors at the Wholistic Aromatics Institute: All instructors are NCBTMB Approved. Please see individual class descriptions as to which offer CE hours.

Trey Anderson is a Certified Clinical Aromatherapist (NAHA Level 3), Certified Aromatherapy Educator, Licensed Massage Therapist, Polarity Therapist, Energy Intuitive and Meridian Massage Practitioner. Trey has been studying energy medicine and energetics for 25 years and he began his study of Aromatherapy in massage school. Trey taught massage at The Charleston School of Massage in Charleston, SC from 2005-2007 and has been teaching Aromatic Chemistry at Botanically Rooted for the past several years. He opened his own school, Asheville Aromatics, in 2015 after completing Aromatherapy Teacher Training and he is excited to merge that school along with his Energetic Aromatherapy (Aromagetics) classes into the program at Wholistic Aromatics Institute. Trey’s specialties include Subtle Aromatherapy, Energetics, Aromatic Chemistry, Anatomy and Physiology.

Amber M. LaBorde is a Clinical Aromatherapist and Co-owner of Botanically Rooted, a private practice in Greensboro, NC, specializing in integrative therapies. She was first introduced to Aromatherapy in 2012 and began classes towards her degree in Aromatherapy and Herbalism with The American College of Healthcare Sciences in 2014. She currently teaches to groups, businesses, hospital settings, and lay persons. Her teaching/education specialties include; Fertility/Reproductive Issues, Children, Perfumery and Custom Blending, Essential Oil safety, as well as Cleaning with Essential oils and Herbs. Amber has a passion for education and teaching clients how to use Aromatherapy in their everyday lives alongside other Holistic practices to reach their goals of a healthy, happy, lifestyle. Prior to becoming a Clinical Aromatherapist, Amber worked in the childcare and medical billing professions both of which have served in her specialty areas in the aromatherapy world.


Kimberly S. Seymour is a Clinical Aromatherapist and Co-Owner of Botanically Rooted, LLC, a private practice in Greensboro, NC since 2009, specializing in integrative therapies. She was introduced to Aromatherapy while working on her three year Herbalism apprenticeship in 2006 with Arlene Bailey in the Daughters of the Earth Herbalism Program. Kimberly continues to educate herself in the field of Aromatherapy and Herbalism, taking several classes a year and attending conference’s to keep her updated in the field. Kimberly also has an extensive background in Lactation Education and as a Peer Counselor; she was the Program Manager for the Randolph County WIC Breastfeeding Program in NC for 13 years. Kimberly also worked as a Certified Personal Trainer, Aerobics instructor and Nutrition Assistant for several local fitness establishments in Louisiana and North Carolina. Kimberly has a passion for teaching and counseling clients to assist them in reaching their goals of optimal health, happiness, and finding their own awesomeness. She currently is teaching to groups, businesses, hospital settings, spiritual leaders and lay persons. Her teaching/education specialties include; Pet Aromatherapy, Mother/Baby/ Pregnancy, Birth & Lactation Aromatherapy, Perfumery and Custom Blending, and Cleaning with Essential oils and Herbs.