Kelly Holland Azzaro, RA, CCAP, CBFP, LMT, is a Registered Aromatherapist, Certified Clinical Aromatherapy Practitioner, Certified Bach Flower Practitioner, Licensed Massage Therapist, and Reiki Practitioner. Kelly has been an active member and served The National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) for close to 20 years as the following NAHA Board Member positions: Vice President (NAHA), President (NAHA), and is the current Public Relations, District Director, Journal Manager and Co-Editor of the NAHA Aromatherapy Journal.
Kelly is the Founder and Director of The Holistic Animal Aromatherapy Association.
Kelly has over 25 years professional experience and educational training in Aromatherapy (Clinical Aromatic Medicine) and Massage Therapy (over 20+ modalities). She also has specialized training in Canine, Feline and Equine Anatomy & Physiology, Equine/Canine and small animal Acupressure-Massage Therapies, Animal Communication, Homeopathy and Herbal Therapies (Human/Animal), Reiki (Human/Animal), CrainoScaral Therapy (CST) (Human/Animal), Chiropractic Assistant (Parker Chiropractic Foundation), and advanced studies in both Aromatherapy and Flower Essence Therapy for people and their animal friends.
Kelly is approved by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a Continuing Education Approved Provider (451233-10), and her (300+hr) Animal Aromatherapy Practitioner Certification Course© meets the NAHA Standards of Education requirements.
A presenter at live events, Kelly has spoken on the topic of animal aromatherapy and flower essences at the Natural Canine Health Symposium 2014, and NAHA’s World of Aromatherapy V (2004) VIII (2016) Conferences. Kelly’s love for writing and sharing with others can be experienced through her many article topics including aromatherapy, flower essences and animals which have been published in the following magazines and professional journals; NAHA’s Aromatherapy Journal, The International Journal for Holistic Professional Aromatherapists, Aroma Culture, Dogs Naturally, Massage Magazine, Family Circle, and Better Homes & Gardens. Inconjunct with writing, Kelly has also been interviewed on the topic of Animal Aromatherapy for multiple online blogs, publications, and audio podcasts.
As an educator, Kelly’s style of teaching is heart-centered with a focus on mentorship and support for the student and their individual goals. Empowering others through education is key in the student’s journey and also inspires those seeking to connect with animals to develop a deeper level of listening and awareness skills. Kelly, and her husband Marco a Licensed Acupuncturist and Qigong Practitioner and Instructor have Ashi Therapy; a Holistic Healing Center where they work together as a team to educate and empower others through holistic services, education, and support.