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Diet and Mental Health 

Wednesday, August 31

Free!

6-8 pm

Come learn about the gut-brain connection, how our nutrition influences our mental health, and a list of foods that affect anxiety and depression. Explore how one's diet should vary depending on lifestyle and stress. Gain a better understanding of the Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective on diet and emotional health. Registration is required. Please scroll to register below.





             




 


Medicine Making Circle Series

Thursdays 6-8 pm and/or Fridays 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

In Person or Online

$30

Join us once per month for an herbal circle in which we will spotlight an herb using a sensory experience. Taste herbal extractions, prepare recipes, and explore the seasonal elements of herbs! If you would like to attend virtually, please register at least one week in advance in order for your herbs to arrive in time. You may pay the shipping fee here.

Please bring 2 pint size jars to each class to bring home your formulas.

Thursday, January 27 - Cinnamon

Thursday, February 17 - Ginger

Friday, March 25 - Violet

Thursday, April 21 - Dandelion

Thursday, May 26 - Rosemary

Friday, June 24 - Plantain

Thursday, July 21 - Rose

Thursday, August 25 - Mint

Friday, September 30 - Passion Flower

Thursday, October 27 - Hawthorn

Thursday, November 17 - Goldenrod

​Friday, December 16 - Sage


Registration links at the bottom of page

Guided Herb Walk 

Saturday, Oct. 1

$20

9-11:30 am or 1-3:30 pm

Join us in our school's half acre medicinal garden and learn how to identify medicinal plants in your own neighborhood!
You will have the opportunity to purchase plants that we've been growing organically in our garden afterwards.





             




 


Anatomy for the Herbalist Lecture Series 

Thursdays, 6 - 8 pm

In-person or Online

$30

Join us for a crash course in Anatomy and Physiology, broken down system by system, in addition to common disorders. If you've never taken Anatomy before, need to brush up for your Foundations Class, or are just in need of a refresher, these classes are for you! This course is taught and designed by an experienced Anatomy/Health Sciences Teacher and an Herbalist.

January 20 - Reproductive System

February 24 - Medical Terminology

March 24 - Blood/Heart

April 14 - Nervous System

May 12 - Endocrine System

June 9 - Digestive System

July 18 - Immune and Lymphatic Systems  *Please note the change from the original date.*

August 4 - Urinary System

September 15 - Cardiovascular System

October 6 - Muscular System

November 10 - Skeletal System

December 8 - Respiratory System


             




 


Spiritual Cooking 

Cooking with Foraged Foods

Purchase the recording and handouts! 

​$25

Using your bioregional plants to create delicious, nutritious medicinal meals. 

 


​​Ayurvedic Herbs and Traditions Series 

Thursdays, 6 -8 pm ~ $30 In-person or $25 Virtual

Join us for this series where we will explore the beautiful tools and traditions of the world's oldest medicine: Ayurveda.

If you are attending in person, please bring 2 - 4 oz jars with you to class. If you are attending virtually, you will not receive the supplies that are received in class.

January 6 - Ayurvedic Daily and Seasonal Tools & Rituals      

February 3 -   The Reproductive System herbs                                  

March 3 - The Integumentary System herbs                                        

April 7 - The Nervous System and Brain Health herbs                      

May 5 - The Endocrine System herbs                                                    

June 2 - The Digestive System herbs                                                

August 18 - The Immune and Lymphatic System herbs                     

(*Please note the above date change from July 7!)

September 1 - Intro to Ayurveda     - FREE!                                               

October 13 - Ayurvedic Daily and Seasonal Tools & Rituals      

November 3 - Ayurvedic Nutrition and Cooking                         

December 1 - The Subtle Body: An Ayurvedic Perspective on Energy, Chakras, and Prana

                                                                                                        


                                      




 





Classes will be held online and in-person. Masks are encouraged for in-person attendance. 

Finding Balance with Plant-Centered Healing 

Thursdays, 6 - 8 pm

In-person or Online

$30

Join us for this three-class series where we will be learning a variety of methods used to balance the mind- body- spirit and surrounding environment using our plant allies.    

June 16 - Plant-Based Spiritual Cleansing: Discover easy self-care methods that use plants to cleanse the body and the environment. Come learn about the art of smudging, limpias, and herbal baths.  ​

August 11  - Plant and Flower Essence Basics: What is a Plant or Flower Essence?  How do I make a Plant or Flower Essence?  How do I use a Plant or Flower Essence?  Come find out the answers to these most commonly asked questions and more.  

September 22 - Quieting the Overactive Mind: Enjoy the many benefits of learning how to quickly relax your mind and quiet your racing thoughts whether at home or work.  In this class we will be learning different ways to practice mindfulness, meditation, and breathing exercises.  



             




 


Crystal Basics 

Purchase the recording and handouts! 

$25
Learn the basic properties and uses of common crystals and why they are important for healing and medicine. 


Introduction to Flower Essence 

Purchase the recording and handouts! 
$25​

Learn basics of preparation, application, and formulation of flowers essence. 


Food is Energy! 

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Free!

6-8 pm

Come learn about energy-sustaining foods vs. energy-consuming foods. Understand how diet can influence our energy throughout the day. Discover what factors affect your BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate), and how foods affect people with various conditions differently. Registration is required. Please scroll below to register.





             




 


School Open House 

Friday, Oct. 7

5:30-7 pm

Interested in becoming an Herbalist? Not sure where to begin? Deciding between our Western and Chinese Programs? Want to know more about our Community Classes?
Come by our school, located at 6340 Central Ave., on Friday Oct. 7 between 5:30-7 pm. We'll offer tours, answer any questions you might have, and show you our half acre medicinal garden. Please come with any questions you might have about the school!