TRADITIONS

SCHOOL OF HERBAL STUDIES

HONORING THE PAST,

MANIFESTING THE PRESENT,

CREATING THE FUTURE

Western Herbalism Program
Our Western Herbalism program is ongoing, spanning over two years and divided into three parts:

101 > Foundations > Advanced. In small classroom settings, we hold class on a half acre medicinal garden as well as in the apothecary. Each weekend intensive is $250. We do offer payment plans. Class size is limited, contact us to secure a space for the upcoming semester!

Instructor: Renee Crozier


Western Herbalism: 101
1 weekend class
Perfect for the beginning herbalist or a refresher for the experienced one, this class introduces the basics of Western Herbalism, bioregionalism, herbal nutrition, and the foundations of holistic herbal health. Each student will get hands-on experience making their own herbal preparations including tisanes and tinctures.
Learn more than 20 herbs: their uses, medicinal properties & propagation. From here, students can choose to continue herbal education in our higher level course > Foundations of Western Herbalism.

Next classes: April 7-8, May 12-13, June 16-17, June 30-July 1 *note only one weekend intensive listed is required

Cost: $250

Foundations of Western Herbalism
6 weekend course
Our Foundations curriculum is designed to immerse both the beginner and intermediate herbalist in the basic knowledge needed to provide herbal care for themselves and their family. In doing this, we provide a grounded, well-rounded western herbal program to evolve and take into the student’s home and community. This course covers the art of medicine-making, client intake, and the properties of over 100 herbs.
Classes meet one weekend a month over the span of 6 months.

Pre-requisites: Western Herbalism 101 -- Students must receive instructor approval to register.

Cost: $250/weekend intensive

Class begins: July 28-29, 2018


Advanced Western Herbalism
8 weekend course + weekly student clinic
This program covers a full range of educational opportunities from working hands-on with a strong western herbal materia medica to the theory behind holistic, bioregional, herbal living. It covers basic botany, wild crafting, cultivation, processing and storage, medicine making, human physiology, therapeutics and first aid. In addition to these fundamental principles the core curriculum will expand on herbal beauty products, essential oil, and plant spirit medicine and communication. Our overall goal is to educate the student on traditional herbal practices of thousands of years, that span many cultures and healing practices. Classes meet once a month for 8 months. 
Every Tuesday night, students will meet at the clinic to treat real, live clients. They gain experience in case taking, creating appropriate herbal formulas, and preparing medicine. 

Cost: $250/weekend intensive

Class begins: January 2019