Join us for a yearlong journey to cultivate clarity & center through living in harmony with lunar cycles


“The Moon is the earth’s oldest temple holding the potency of countless prayers since the dawn of time … a bell whose ringing brings you into the field of the Mother, where body and soul can quietly drink.”

Dana Gerhardt


Join Emily Ruff for a yearlong study of the stars, following the cycles of the moon:

  • Receive a unique lesson and study booklet in your inbox each New Moon and Full Moon for a full calendar year – over 30 lessons in total
  • Gather for a seasonal group discussion by Zoom each Equinox and Solstice
  • Enjoy an online discussion group for sharing resources, lessons, and experiences
  • Your yearlong course begins with the Winter Solstice on December 21
  • We’ve extended enrollment to December 29, the December Full Moon (The Winter Solstice Gathering can be watched via video recording)

What You’ll Learn

  • Understand the lunar cycle including the energetic influences of phases (apogee, perigee, waxing moon, waning moon, Full Moon, New Moon) through the study of the calendar year corresponding with each lunar sign
  • Explore the intersection of astronomy and astrology through historically cited teachings, lunar-influenced cosmologies, and traditions throughout all the worlds religions
  • Learn the influence of the moon on your garden from seed planting, harvesting, propagation, and weeding through a study of modern science and folk traditions
  • Develop a deeper connection to your own lunar profile and learn throughout the year, and explore ideal times to set intentions, manifest dreams, and release ideas, beliefs, and behaviors you have outgrown
  • Align your personal and professional activities with the most positive lunar influences by planning strategically and living consciously with the daily moon
  • Create health rituals based on lunar activity that optimize fertility, energy, and healing potential by aligning with plant allies and holistic modalities in conjunction with the sky
  • Gain insight into the influences of lunar movements on personal relationships and learn how to align
  • Our study will explore Lunar Influences on Gardening – Harvesting – Medicine Making – Emotional Healing – Physical Wellness – Intention Setting – Dream Manifesting and more!

Learn more about the structure of the course
and materials offered with instructor Emily Ruff


Download this FREE mini-sample lesson at this link

Download this FREE mini-sample lesson at this link



Watch a sample mini-class on Moon Phases
and November 15th’s New Moon in Scorpio

Watch a sample mini-class on the Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
of the Full Beaver Moon in Gemini on November 30th

Watch a sample mini-class on the New Moon Solar Eclipse, Geminid Meteor Shower and Jupiter-Saturn Grand Conjunction


Tuition Plans

  • Tuition can be paid annually, seasonally, or monthly for the year-long program
  • Annual Tuition Plan is $397
  • Seasonal Tuition Plan is $111 every 3 months
  • Monthly Tuition Plan is $44 monthly
  • Add on a personalized birth chart indicating your Moon Sign and Planetary Astrology for $40

About Your Instructor

Emily Ruff is a community herbalist who has practiced the art and science of plant healing for over a decade. Her studies have taken her around three continents where she has studied under healers of many traditions, including an apprenticeship under renowned herbalist Rosemary Gladstar.

Her background in gardening and botany came in childhood while wandering the wilderness and digging in the sandy soils of Florida with her grandfather, a tobacco farmer turned urban gardener, and her father, a botany and astronomy professor. His love of the cosmos was instilled on his daughter at an early age through regular nighttime rituals of watching stars transit and planets journey across the skies.

Emily’s classes have been described as “heart-filled,” “enriching,” and “empowering,” creating a bridge between the teachings of our ancestors and the technologies of our modern world.

featuring Guest Instructor Wilnise Francois

Wilnise is a Haitian-American Licensed Nurse and Herbalist that has worked in the allopathic modality of healing for over a decade. Working alongside physicians and caretakers alike facilitating wellness to those across the life span. Her role as an herbalist expanded with the personal need and integration of herbal medicines from her coveted traditional Haitian practices and studies in Western herbalism. As a community herbalist, she is working to revolutionize the cultural affinity of our plant friends through our relationships with the earth and stars. Her aim is to integrate the very love our herbs show us and implement that essence into our daily lives; creating a lifestyle of health and wellness.

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