of Herbalism is a double-length course that guides
you in the wise use of 52 herbs. You'll make teas, infusions,
tinctures, vinegars, oils, honeys, poultices, soups, and beauty
aids. You'll learn how to use herbs to build powerful immunity,
boost nutrition, increase energy, and help ease problems of
menopause, menstruation, asthma, allergies, cancer, headaches,
heart disease, joint pain, obesity, sleep problems, more.
Develop a relationship with a green ally. Includes 52 projects,
herbals, books, tapes, talk time, more. Total cost $550
Witch course helps you develop personal power
in relationship to plants and the planet. You'll prepare an
herbal first-aid kit, encounter your Goddess archetype, work
with your menstrual/ menopausal energies, create rituals, and
learn Wise Woman ways of living and healing. Includes 26 projects,
books, tapes, talk time, gifts, more. Total cost $450
Allies course goes deeply into plant magic and plant medicine by way of one plant, your green ally. This ally (and your project assignments) teaches you the basics of herbal medicine and the language of plants. If you want to connect with plant spirits, fairies, and devas, if you want to make medicines, if you yearn to discover the deep magic of green blessings, this course is for you."
Includes 26 projects, field
guide, books, tapes, talk time, more.
Total cost $450
& Practice of the Wise Woman Tradition course is designed for those who wish to help others, including their own families. It guides you in understanding the Three Traditions of Healing and the Seven Medicines. You will gain confidence in working with energy medicine, diagnosis, lifestyle medicines, herbal medicines, and even drug-like medicines.
Includes 26 projects, books, tapes,
more. Total cost $450
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Workshops at the Wise Woman Center in Woodstock, NY
April 30: Spring Tonics, Spring Treasures - Join Susun for a wild ramble as we encounter and learn how to use the special green allies of spring.
May 1: Hands-on Herbal Medicine Spring - Ready to get your hands dirty harvesting herbs, drying them, and preparing vinegars, tinctures, a salad and more?
May 21: Happy Knees - If your knees, or wrists, or hips, or back hurt, you're in good company. Most of us hurt in one or more joints, often daily.
May 22: Hands-on Herbal First-Aid - What do you do when you, or the ones you love, get cut, burned, scraped, stung, bitten, or bruised? How do you handle rashes, poison ivy, tick bites, snake bites and other nasties?
June 11: Hands-on Herbal Medicine: Great Remedies - Right now is the time to harvest the great remedies, the ones I rely on routinely, year after year, the mainstay allies, the ones who do so much. Time to make herbal tinctures, vinegars, honeys, and oils.
June 12: More Great Remedies - The only difference between Saturday and Sunday is the plants that we will spend time with. Which of the great remedies will we play with today?
July 23: A Day with the Trees - I love trees. Don't you? Wander with me in the forest, learning from and about the Standing People, the trees, and their allies, the mushrooms and their mycelia.
July 24: Hands-on Chronic problems - Asthma and allergies, arthritis and dermatitis, digestive upsets and depression, dementia and auto-immune diseases, heart problems and gum disease – there are so many ways to have a chronic problem.
Sept 17: Hands-on Magical plants - Some herbs are medicine, and some are food. And some change our minds. Throughout the world, magical and mind-altering plants are the first plants studied by those who wish to be healers and helpers.
Sept 18: Holy Ferment - Before there were tinctures, there were herbal wines and beers. Before there were refrigerators, there were lacto-fermented foods of all kinds.
Oct 15: Hands-on Herbal Medicine: Digging Roots - Come get your hands dirty as we dig burdock, yellow dock, teasel, dandelion, and/or chicory and make herbal medicines.
Oct 16: Winter Readiness - Here come colds, the flu, coughs, congestion, sore throats, and all the ways that winter can whomp you. Whomp back with simple, safe, effective herbs.
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