Nyssa Hanger, MA, LMT, RYT is a second-generation aromatherapist, Assistant Director and Instructor for the Atlantic Institute of Aromatherapy, and Owner of Upward Spiral Center for Healing and Transformation. Nyssa has has been a practicing massage and aromatherapist for more than 10 years and has a Master’s Degree in Religious Studies from the University of South Florida. Nyssa teaches workshops in aromatherapy, works in the Aromatherapy Practitioner Training Program, and assists in additional professional level classes with other practitioners. She has completed training with teachers including Robbi Zeck, Robert Pappas, Gabriel Mojay, Mark Webb, Peter Holmes, and Timothy Miller. Nyssa has been a speaker at conferences including the Asian Aroma Ingredients Congress in New Delhi, India and the Alliance of International Aromatherapists in New Brunswick, New Jersey. She is a regular columnist for Massage Today and Nomos Journal. For additional information, visit www.atlanticinstitute.com or www.upwardspiralcenter.com.