Jacqueline Glinkie: “What I’ve learned with Tisserand is that I’m learning what any oil can do.”

by | Aromatherapy, General, Personal Profile

The Tisserand Institute is made up not just of our tutors and core team, but also an incredible body of passionate students who come from all over the world. We want to give them the floor to share their stories and their experience with us.

Jackie Glinkie is a certified aromatherapist currently living in Florida. Her interest in scents began with a collection of perfume bottles from her parents, and continued to come back to fragrance and essential oils. After she was able to help her daughter’s anxiety with essential oils, she decided to get to the bottom of things. We’re very lucky that, on her journey to learn she joined the Tisserand Institute – and stayed for many classes! You can find her at Infinite Aromatics website, on social media, or in one of our courses. 

Rachel Andorfer conducted the interview below with Jackie. Captions have been edited and you can turn them on or off as you prefer. 


  • Hana Tisserand

    Hana is the COO of the Tisserand Institute. She supervises our staff of seven, manages our teaching platform, organizes training courses, hosts webinars, commissions blog posts, oversees the creation of infographics and social media content, and writes our newsletters. Somehow, she also finds time to write her own blog posts and she is our go-to IT person. Being raised in a family of doctors and nurses has given her an underlying interest in the workings of the human body, which later manifested in her specialization in medical translation. Hana is a Czech citizen with 7 years of experience in translation and interpreting, her other languages being French and English. Working as an interpreter for politicians, authors, educators and medical professionals has given her a valuable perspective on how to effectively communicate information and avoid dispute. Hana has been working with Robert Tisserand since 2015, and has a unique perspective on how information about essential oils is sourced, processed and communicated.


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