Herbalism – Workshop

Explore flower essences for practical application in our daily life. The course empowers you with the tools to become more aware and compassionate of your emotional states and those of others, to identify areas of imbalance, and to nurture ourselves toward emotional harmony with the essences.  (more…)

  • September 3, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • September 17, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 1, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 15, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • October 29, 2019
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Plant Allies for Trauma and Grief In these challenging times, there is a growing need for trauma-literate caregivers to support the health of our communities. Join us for an in-depth look at strategies for trauma and grief, both personal and collective, and build your toolkit for addressing trauma and grief from an herbalist’s perspective. We (more…)

  • September 14, 2019
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

(Online) Scientific Validation of Herbal Medicine Join Ellen Kamhi PhD RN for a discussion about the ‘inside story’ of how herbs actually work. We will transverse the indigenous traditional use and delve into the depths of scientific validity. Why does berberine kill bacteria without causing the development of resistant strains? How does Red Yeast Rice (more…)

  • September 15, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:00 am

Bodhi Garden Tour, presented by Florida School of Holistic Living. Come meet the plants of the Bodhi Garden! Mandy will walk through all the plants we grow in our urban oasis and provide ethnobotanical information about them. Join us at the Bodhi Garden – Sunday, September 22, 3:00pm – 5:00pm Donation based – Love offering $5 (more…)

  • September 22, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The ancient Chakra System describes energy centers within the body that need to be balanced to maintain health. When we look scientifically at the function of the thyroid , adrenal and pituitary glands, we can understand the mirror between the emotional, spiritual and physical aspects of health, as they are linked by this Sacred Triune. (more…)

  • October 6, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:00 am

Are you interested in learning how to create first aid salves and lip balms to soothe irritated skin using wild weeds? We will create a salve right here in class that you can take home with you! Salves are an effective and portable way to deliver plant magic to ease the discomfort of a variety (more…)

  • October 12, 2019
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sacred Passage: Providing Compassionate Care at the End of Life Our culture’s glorification of youth discourages healthy discourse around death, and often leaves us ill-equipped to address the complexities of end of life, when our own family faces loss or when it touches our herbal practice. This class will explore how we, as herbalists, can (more…)

  • October 19, 2019
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Materia Medica at the Bodhi Garden, presented by Florida School of Holistic Living. Building an intimate relationship with the plants is foundational to learning herbalism. Join us for an afternoon in the Bodhi Garden getting to know Ashwagandha. We will talk briefly about some seasonal plant visitors to the garden and then dive deep into the (more…)

  • October 27, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and lupus, involve destruction of healthy cells by the body’s own defensive mechanism. If the immune system’s error in judgment is not corrected, the attack can progress to the heart, lungs, and other vital organs. The mechanism that causes the deregulation of the immune response is not (more…)

  • November 3, 2019
    9:30 am - 11:00 am

Cordial, originally referring to an herbal tonic indicated for heart health, (cordis – Latin for “of the heart”) today generally refers to a sweetened infused alcoholic beverage. Join us in exploring the many combinations of herbs and fruits that can be utilized to create these delicious herbal concoctions. Take home recipes, ideas and your very (more…)

  • November 9, 2019
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm