holistic therapy



Dena lectures and teaches within the UK and internationally.  She is an inspiring educator.  Her knowledge, understanding and genuine passion for natural health and wellbeing has helped many people and their animals to enjoy a better quality of life. Dena holds regular workshops teaching a variety of subjects allowing you to gain an understanding of the safe use of natural medicine.

Lecture demos are also a great opportunity to see Dena as she works with the animals, sharing the benefits of plant medicine, touch work and healing. Natural Health Clinics are a great way for both you and your animals to experience the benefits of complementary therapies.  Dena and her team spend the day treating both 2 and 4 legged patients in the comfort of your own surroundings.



Workshops are tailor made to meet the specific needs of those attending, and can be run as either a half day, full day or weekend workshop. Dena covers a wide range of topics, some of which are listed below:

 An introduction to holistic therapies - An insightful day, covering the practical use of aromatics, herbs and massage to improve the well-being of you and your animals.

Equine psychology & nature's pharmacy - Learn more about the evolutionary journey of the horse. Understand how they used nature's medicinal plants intuitively to maintain their well-being.

Natural first aid - Learn how to make natural wound preparations, poultices & much more! Discover the benefits of using nature's pharmacy to deal with everyday equine and canine complaints.

Children's fun filled natural horse care workshop - Gain a basic understanding of horse psychology, sample herbal infusions and have a go at making your own natural products. Especially aimed at children under 16yrs.

Fear, stress & anxiety - Discover the use of calming herbs and plants. Plus learn how simple massage techniques can significantly reduce fear.

Balance hormones with nature's pharmacy - Discover which herbs, essential oils and massage techniques benefit the female reproductive cycle. Help your mare breeze through her seasons.

Beat your nerves the natural way - This course focuses on both horse and rider. Learn natural ways to dispel fear and improve confidence both ridden and from the ground.

Weekend workshop - A closer look at how you can use Natural Therapies to enhance & maintain the well-being of your animals. A fun filled weekend including demonstrations, hands on experience & product making. This course will give you the confidence to continue using natural therapies at home.

Pamper day - Holistic health for you or your animals. Spend the day learning how to use herbs, massage and aromatics to relieve stress and improve overall well being.

Dena is happy to lecture on specific conditions such as Arthritis, Sweet Itch & Laminitis. Please phone to discuss your individual requirements. All workshops combine lectures, visual demonstrations and hands on practical sessions. Private consultations and lessons can be arranged by telephone or e-mail

Tel: 07778 379879 e-mail dena@animalaromatherapy.co.uk Terms and conditions: These workshops are designed so that the carer may participate in the healing of their horse. It is illegal for any person to treat an animal owned by another person without the permission of a veterinary surgeon.Dena Schwartz cannot be held responsible for any injuries sustained whilst attending workshops or for the misuse of any products. The Holistic Approach reserves the right to cancel or postpone all courses.


Why not let Dena come to you…..

All you need to host a Workshop in your own venue is…

  • A comfortable room for lectures, product making & kinesiology testing.
  • Tea, coffee and toilet facilities.
  • Two or more animals for practical demonstrations on location or within 10 - 15 mins drive.
  • And a group of like minded people.

We currently have people on our waiting list that would like to host or join a workshop. So do get in contact as we may have people close to you. Workshops are tailor made to meet the specific needs of those attending, and can be run as either a half day, full day or weekend workshop.


Dena has been asked to host many Natural Health Clinics at private yards, local events and European equestrian events.  Using a combination of aromatherapy, massage, reflexology and healing, the day is designed to help you and your animals ease any physical and emotional complaints, or to spoil and pamper you, easing stress and lifting your spirits.

These days are the living, breathing equivalent to your cars service so whether you or your 4 legged friend need relief from aching muscles, a boost to your confidence, or help with a chronic complaint, you are guaranteed an enjoyable and throughly, therapeutic day. Top

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