Meet Virginia Joy Musacchio

Hey there, I'm Joy, owner of Stillpoint Aromatics and The School at Stillpoint. I'm on a mission to change the game when it comes to learning aromatherapy.

I have a Master’s Degree in Education. I’ve spent the last 39+ years working to fine-tune my teaching approach so that each of you has the greatest chance to learn…absorb…and master the subject at hand. My expertise in aromatherapy is rooted in decades of experience, including certifications in Clinical Aromatherapy, Reflexology, and Massage Therapy. I am also a trained distiller, allowing me to oversee every step of the process from plant to bottle.

For those of you who just want to know my credentials here they are:
Virginia Joy Stella Musacchio – MA, CCA, RA, CBC, LMT, NCBTMB (alphabet soup, yes?)
• Master’s Degree in Education – MA
• Nationally Board Certified Massage therapist – NCBTMB
• Compassionate Bereavement Counselor - CBC
• Compassionate Bereavement Counselor -Yoga – CBC-Y
• Clinically Certified and Registered Aromatherapist – CCA and RA
• Certification in Energy Medicine
• Formally trained Clairvoyant
• Reiki Master
• Free Soul Certified Instructor
• Published in Various Aromatherapy Professional Journals
• Speaker at National Aromatherapy Conferences
• Teach Certification Programs for Aromatherapy, Weekend Workshops, Mystery School and Wellness Retreats
• Founded and runs Stillpoint Aromatics and The School at Stillpoint

I'm not your average clinical aromatherapist. My unique approach to teaching is all about helping each and every student truly absorb and master the subject matter. I want people to be able to use what they get from classes and integrate it into their lives.

I've always been a bit of a renegade in the aromatics industry. I don't believe that there's just one "right" way to teach or learn anything. I go above and beyond to tailor my teaching style to each individual student's unique learning style and interests. Whether you're a newbie to the world of aromatherapy or a seasoned certified aromatherapist, I'm here to help you take your skills to the next level.

My passion for aromatherapy isn't just rooted in the practical applications of the craft. Yes, you need to know safety and chemistry. And I teach chemistry better than anyone in the industry! There’s so much more to essential oils than that. The industry has begun to allopathicize aromatherapy. As someone with a deep background in metaphysics, I understand that there's so much more to essential oils and aromatics than meets the eye. Yes, there are the physical and emotional aspects, but you can’t ignore the sublayer of yourself. You must get underneath the psyche. When you do this, the results can be truly transformative. You will be led home to the true version of you! I want you to reclaim your health and your power! I want my students to integrate essential oils and aromatherapy into their knowledgebase so that they can use them freely!

You might be wondering what makes me so different from other aromatherapy teachers out there. Well, for starters, I'm not afraid to let my true self shine through in my classes. From my Sicilian heritage to my New York accent, tattoos, and love for my poodles and motorcycle, I'm the real deal. I create a safe, authentic, and accepting environment in all my classes, so you can feel comfortable being your true self too.

I believe that the teacher-student bond is sacred, built on trust, compassion, and honesty. That's why all my classes are live, either in person or on Zoom. If you purchase recordings, they were recorded live. I want to know you, and I want you to know me. And even when class is over, I'm always available for questions, feedback, and assistance. The classes are recorded and yours forever, so you can always go back and revisit the material whenever you need to.

For years, my students have been asking for a place where they could connect with their classmates and other essential oil enthusiasts. I am excited to introduce The Oil Vortex, hosted at The School at Stillpoint! Feel free to join the community and have fun chatting with your peers about all things essential oil! Everyone is welcome! 

So, what are you waiting for? Whether you're looking to dip your toes into the world of aromatherapy or take your skills to the next level, I'm here to help. Break free from the constraints of traditional aromatherapy techniques and jump down this rabbit hole with me and see where it takes us!

Tutte Cose Buone,

Virginia Joy Musacchio


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