- September 23, 2017 - September 24, 2017
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Have you been called by the plants into service? … amazed and transformed by the wisdom of the plants …. desire to share their teachings with others …
If the green path is speaking to you, then you are student whom the Community Herbalist Program is designed for. Please note, students are required to have successfully completed the two core curriculum pre requisites, Roots of Herbalism and the Family Herbalist Program in order to participate in this class.
The Community Herbalist Program is an nine-month journey into the world of professional herbalism. We deeply explore the herbs in our Materia Medica, and the herbs in the wild around us through research, presentations, and plant walks. We guide our family and the community, supervised by professional herbalists, to grow more confident in our sharing of this wisdom with others.
The Community Herbalist Program includes rich, guided hands-on study, as well as group discussions and lectures, herb walks, clinics, written assignments, and ceremony. We seek to call forth the spirit of nature within us, and ask it to be present with us to guide us along the path. Each student will have the opportunity to explore those aspects of Community Herbalism that are most important to their journey – be it medicine-making, herb cultivation, or client consultations – while all students will be deeply immersed in all areas for a comprehensive experience.
Our next nine-month program will begin with the first weekend session of September 23-24, 2017. Classes are held Friday evening through Sunday evening once per month, with mid-month online classes and additional reading, audio & video classes between in-person sessions. Students also attend clinical sessions in between class meetings during the second half of the program, as scheduled between the school and the student in advance.
OUR COURSE CURRICULUM INCLUDES:
Traditional Herbal Medicine
Integration of Folk Traditions and Science
Western Herbal Energetics
Introduction to Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine
Native Plant Identification and Ethical Wildcrafting
Gardening for Herbalists
Discovering Your Plant Allies
Herbal Research and Library
Personal Wellness and Self-Care in Healing our Community
Spiritual Practices to Ground our Herbal Practice
Diagnostics and Assessment Skills
Legalities within Herbalism in Florida
Contraindications and Interactions
Case Conference Roundtables
Group and Individual Studies
Completion of our Family Herbalist program or transfer of relevant education from other institutions is required for enrollment.
For more information or to register, please contact 407-595-3731 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Herbal materials and handouts are included with each module. Course tuition is $2,500 if paid in full, or $2,750 if paid in monthly installments. A $200 deposit is required to reserve your space and is non-refundable / non-transferable. Space is intentionally limited, and these classes do fill up quickly. We encourage you to register early to hold your space.
Student with previous herbal education from other herbalists may submit an application for override of this requirement through transfer of other educational experience. Please contact our office for more information.
Instructors: Emily Ruff, Shannon Lockhart, Annie SewDev
Venue Phone: 407-595-3731
Venue Website: https://www.holisticlivingschool.orgAddress:
Welcome to our main campus. During weekdays, parking is available in the two spots in front of our building, or streetside along Thornton Avenue and Concord Street (south side of Concord only). After 5 pm and on weekends, all six spots in our lot are available, as well as the lot behind our office. Please plan accordingly.