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  • Tue., April 21, 2020
    5:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Tue., April 28, 2020
    5:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Tue., May 5, 2020
    5:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Tue., May 12, 2020
    5:30pm - 8:00pm

This course is postponed due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and in adherence to our government’s health and safety guidelines. Thank you for your patience and understanding. This course is an opportunity to explore herbal medicine from soil to teacup. Participants will learn the basics of planning, starting, and maintaining an herb garden, plant harvesting and storage, safe and sustainable collection of wild medicinal plants, making home remedies for use throughout the year, and the specific applications for several medicinal plants. This is primarily a hands-on, outdoor course, with lecture woven in.

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  • Wed., April 8, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Wed., April 15, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Wed., April 22, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Wed., April 29, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Wed., May 6, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Wed., May 13, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Wed., May 20, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Wed., May 27, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Wed., June 3, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Wed., June 10, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Wed., June 17, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Wed., June 24, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Sat., April 4, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Sat., April 11, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Sat., April 18, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Sat., April 25, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Sat., May 2, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Sat., May 9, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Sat., May 16, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Sat., May 23, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Sat., May 30, 2020
    10:00am - 11:00am
  • Sat., June 6, 2020
    9:00am - 10:00am
  • Sat., June 13, 2020
    9:00am - 10:00am
  • Sat., June 20, 2020
    9:00am - 10:00am
  • Sat., June 27, 2020
    9:00am - 10:00am

This class is postponed due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and in adherence to our government’s health and safety guidelines. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Our 60-minute outdoor yoga class is held every Wednesday and Saturday at 10 am. The classes will be breath work and intentional movement. It’s open to all levels. Please register in advance. Drop-ins are welcome as space permits (cash only). Bring your own mat and water bottle. We have yoga mats available for those who do not have their own.

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  • Wed., January 29, 2020
    2:30pm - 3:45pm
  • Wed., February 5, 2020
    2:30pm - 3:45pm
  • Wed., February 12, 2020
    2:30pm - 3:45pm
  • Wed., February 19, 2020
    2:30pm - 3:45pm
  • Wed., February 26, 2020
    2:30pm - 3:45pm

We begin our focus on developing functional breathing patterns in myofascial release work with small portable equipment such as foam rollers and balls. Core strength, flexibility, and coordination are also further explored. These mat-based therapeutic exercise and myofascial release classes are designed to increase functional movement patterns, improve posture, stability, balance, increase lung capacity, and develop core strength.

You will learn to work the deep musculature of the body to stabilize and support the spine by combining intrinsic awareness and activation; as well as uses of small portable equipment such as various therapy balls, stability trainer, and foam rollers, miracle balls.

These classes are adapted for all levels of fitness, with tools such as foam rollers and balls in various densities. Preregistration is encouraged to guarantee your spot in class. However, we will accept drop-ins as space permits. Bring a yoga mat to class.

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  • Sat., April 11, 2020
    10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sat., May 9, 2020
    10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sat., June 13, 2020
    10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sat., July 11, 2020
    10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sat., August 8, 2020
    10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Sat., September 12, 2020
    10:00am - 4:30pm

This course is postponed due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and in adherence to our government’s health and safety guidelines. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Join Candis and her team in learning the basics of Western Herbology while integrating it with Ayurvedic 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 well-being. This program will include herb walks around the farm and the American River. There will be lots of tasting, smelling, and hands-on experience with the herbs!

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  • Sat., March 21, 2020
    9:00am - 5:00pm

This event is postponed due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and in adherence to our government’s health and safety guidelines. It will be rescheduled to the summer or fall. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Enjoy a day of inspiration, nature and rejuvenation at Soil Born Farms without leaving the city. A delicious, organic lunch will be served and an afternoon tea. Come make the connection between food, health and the environment. You will feel refreshed and motivated to take good care of YOU! Presenters: Maxine Barish-Wreden, MD, ABIHM, Rev. Candis Cantin, Daylin Wade, Ann Sibbet, Terese Hollander Esperas, Summer Ward, Dana Marie, Kellan MacKay, Janet Zeller and Adriana Jones

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  • Sat., February 1, 2020
    10:00am - 1:00pm

When women reach menopause either naturally or surgically, the physical, psychological and spiritual changes can be confusing and overwhelming. Some women coast through this change, but others need guidance and reassurance as they traverse unknown territory. We will discuss the changes to expect; how herbs, food, and rest can ameliorate some of the symptoms and creative outlets that may help us while we find our new metamorphosed self.

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  • Sat., January 25, 2020
    9:00am - 12:00pm

A new year brings about a tremendous opportunity to examine ourselves and commit to positive change. But what areas do we change and where do we start? By exploring the areas of our lives where we are out of alignment and by identifying our core values, we create a plan for moving forward with positive life change. This class will include lecture, guided visualization and self-exploration exercises to create a plan for positive change in our lives.

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  • Tue., January 7, 2020
    6:00pm - 8:00pm

Learn what role medicinal plants can play in increasing your health and well-being in 2020. This free talk will introduce a philosophy of herbal medicine, how herbs work, and basic remedies for maintaining and increasing health and happiness. Come with curiosity; leave with recipes and inspiration.

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  • Sat., January 11, 2020
    9:00am - 5:00pm

Enjoy a day of inspiration, nature and rejuvenation at Soil Born Farms without leaving the city. A delicious, organic lunch will be served and an afternoon tea. Come make the connection between food, health and the environment. You will feel refreshed and motivated to take good care of YOU! Presenters include: Maxine Barish-Wreden, MD, ABIHM, Rev. Candis Cantin, Daylin Wade, Ann Sibbet, Terese Hollander Esperas, Summer Ward, Kellan MacKay and Janet Zeller
The $75 price includes organic lunch, snacks and beverages. Enjoy the day with a friend: Register two people by Dec. 31 for $100 (save $50). Space is limited. Adults only.

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  • Tue., December 3, 2019
    5:30pm - 8:30pm

Many medical traditions view the functioning of the digestive system as the root of health. Current science supports this concept, as we continue to understand the complex role of digestion, including the microbiome, on physical, mental and emotional well-being. This class will focus on building a healthy digestive system through herbs, diet and positive habits. The format will include lecture, herbal recipes and hands-on herbal preparations to take home.