Family Herbalist Beginners Program

Family Herbalist Beginners Program

  •  Sat., April 8, 2017
     10:00am - 4:30pm
  •  Sat., May 13, 2017
     10:00am - 4:30pm
  •  Sat., June 10, 2017
     10:00am - 4:30pm
  •  Sat., July 8, 2017
     10:00am - 4:30pm
  •  Sat., August 12, 2017
     10:00am - 4:30pm
  •  Sat., September 9, 2017
     10:00am - 4:30pm

with Rev. Candis Cantin, Integrative Herbalist, Counselor & Teacher

Second Saturdays, 10am-4:30pm: Apr. 8 • May 13 • June 10 • July 8 • Aug. 12 • Sept. 9

Learn the basics of Western Herbology while integrating it with the systems of Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese medicine. This six-month course will include medicine-making, plant ID, how to treat acute ailments, use of tonic herbs and food for strengthening vitality, as well as how to harvest local herbs for medicine. You will learn about your own constitutional needs and ways to balance yourself for better health and wellbeing. The program will include herb walks around the farm and the American River. There will be lots of tasting, smelling, and hands-on experience with herbs.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to Herbal Medicine and your Ayurvedic Constitution
  • Making Herbal Medicine and Identifying Plants in the Garden and Wild Places
  • Continuing our Integration of Western Herbology and Ayurveda
  • Herbs and Food for Good Digestion
  • Herbs for Calming and Strengthening the Nerves
  • Tonic Herbs for Rejuvenation and Rebuilding of Vitality

Classes are held at the American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova except for the June 10 session which will be held at Evergreen Herb Garden outside of Placerville.

Course fee: Early Bird Rate through 3/8:  $475, Regular Rate after 3/8: $525

Payment plan option available: First payment of $175 required to reserve your space in the course, call (916) 363-9685. (Note: No payment plan offered for Early Bird registration).

Cancellation Policy: $25 fee for cancellations and no refunds after April 7.

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