2017 Course Schedule

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Tincture and Cough Syrup Workshop

Join us for this informative class that shows you how to make personalized cough syrups and alcohol extracts (tinctures) in your own kitchen. These methods have been used for 25+ years in my own herb practice. Learning to create these at home makes the benefits of high quality herbal products We offer courses in herbal medicine, alternative healing, Ayurveda, essential oils, and aromatherapy in Flagstaff, Prescott, Sedona, Oak Creek Canyon, northern Arizona, Las Vegas, Phoenix and Tucson. We also go to San Juan County and Durango, Colorado in the Rocky Mountains. “Arizona Herbal medicine” “Sedona herbal medicine” “Phoenix herbal medicine” “Colorado herbal medicine” “Las Vegas herbal medicine” “Prescott herbal medicine” “Flagstaff herbal medicine” “Oak Creek Canyon” “New Mexico herbal medicine” “Flagstaff essential oil” “Flagstaff essential oils” “Flagstaff aromatherapy” “Prescott essential oil” “Prescott essential oils” “Prescott aromatherapy” “Sedona essential oil” “Sedona essential oils” “Sedona aromatherapy” “Phoenix essential oil” “Phoenix essential oils” “Phoenix aromatherapy” “Las Vegas essential oil” “Las Vegas essential oils” “Las Vegas aromatherapy”affordable for everyone.

Location: Flagstaff, directions to the workshop will be emailed after you register
Date: July 8, 2017
Time: 9:30 – noon
Cost: $35 – includes materials, written notes and take home samples of a cough syrup and an immune supportive tincture.

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After payment is made, you will be re-directed to a workshop registration page. Once I receive your registration information, I will email you directions to the workshop location.
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Digestive Bitters For Better Health

In recent years, the traditional practice of using the bitter taste to improve digestion has received renewed interest in the herb community. Yet many people have an incomplete understanding of the What, Why and How of bitters use. The purpose of this workshop is to provide you with the information and skills to make bitters at home and use them appropriately to promote better health.

At this workshop you will learn:
• The purpose of the bitter taste in the plant world.
• The How & Why of the body’s physiological responses to the bitter taste in our diet that extend beyond digestion
• Three ways to add bitters to our diet.
• How to balance the energetics of bitters to promote long term healthy digestion
• Sample bitter formulas that can be made at home
• Guidelines for creating your own bitters formula
• How to make dried herb alcohol extracts (tincture) that are used as the base of many bitters.
• Making a take-home bottle of digestive bitters in class

When: July 8, 2017
Time: 1:00 – 3:30
Where: Flagstaff, location details will be sent upon registration
Cost: $30

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After payment is made, you will be re-directed to a workshop registration page. Once I receive your registration information, I will email you directions to the workshop location.
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Herbal Skin Care Workshop

Join us for this informative class that shows you how to make skin lotion, healing salve and herbal oil in your own kitchen. These herb-based skin care products and techniques have been used for 20+ years in my own herb practice. Using only the best quality ingredients, these products surpass any available off the store shelf.

Each participant will take home a small container of the lotion and salve made during the workshop.

Date: Sunday, July 9, 2017
Time: 9:30 – noon
Location: Flagstaff, directions will be emailed to you after you register
Cost $35
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After payment is made, you will be re-directed to a workshop registration page. Once I receive your registration information, I will email you directions to the workshop location.
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Herbal Honeys & Herbal Vinegars

The topics in this hands-on workshop are how to make:
*Herbal honeys with both fresh and powdered herbs
*Herbal and mineral-rich vinegars
*A quick and easy salad dressing that is high in minerals, anti-oxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds. This ‘salad dressing’ can be used over meats and stir fries in addition to salads. This type of home-made dressing is both much healthier and less costly than store bought versions.
*An overview of the tradition of the dinner salad and the role green salads, vinegar and fats have on overall health and digestion
Date: Sunday, July 9, 2017
Time: 1:00 – 3:30
Location: Flagstaff, directions will be emailed to you after you register
Cost: $25
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After payment is made, you will be re-directed to a workshop registration page. Once I receive your registration information, I will email you directions to the workshop location.

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Flagstaff Plant Walk 

What:
Join us for a plant walk through the gardens around Willowbend Nature Center to discover the edible and medicinal possibilities of our native flora. After the Walk, we will meet indoors at the Center to make an anti-oxidant rich, aromatic skin oil using plants that are easily found in the area. Each person will take home a sample of the oil.

This is a fundraiser to support the wonderful K-12 educational programs of the Center. All proceeds go to Willowbend.

When:
Sunday, August 6 from 9:30 to noon.
Where:
At Willowbend. The map is here.
Register:
Pre-registration and payment is available through the Willowbend site.
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Exploring Essential Oils

This is an information intensive and experiential hands-on two day workshop. It is designed to teach people who are new to this branch of herbal medicine the safe and effective use of these concentrated botanical oils. Many people with some training and experience have found this workshop beneficial in filling in gaps in regards to chemistry, botany, dosing or safety issues.
Course details are here.
Place: Flagstaff, details will be emailed after registration
Date: August 26 – 27, 2017
Time: 9:00 – 3:30
Cost: $170
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After payment is made, you will be re-directed to a workshop registration page. Once I receive your registration information, I will email you directions to the workshop location.
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Advanced Topics in Herbal Medicine

The three weekend course addresses topics geared for people who have previous training and experience in healing and working with herbs. It covers several topics that are key to health in the modern world such as:
*Pain & Inflammation
*Heart & Circulatory Health
*Brain Function & Memory
*Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity & the Role of Carbohydrates
*Leaky Gut Syndrome & Food Intolerances
Details are available here.

When: Three weekends – Jan 13-14, Jan 27-28 & Feb 10-11, 2018
Time: 9:30 – 3:30
Where: Camp Verde, about 45 minutes south of Flagstaff

Price for the three weekends is $540.
An early registration discount price of $480 is available for people who register and pay in full by September 1, 2017.

Contact the school if you would like to register for this course. A brief phone interview is done to ensure proper placement for this program.
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Foundations of Herbal Medicine 2017

This course is full and closed to registration for 2017. Dates and registration for the 2018 program will be added by Sep 1.
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A Flagstaff-based course in Community Herbalism, emphasizing bio-regional healing plants from the Verde Valley up though the higher elevations around Flagstaff. Includes field work, energetics, medicine making, essential oils, chemistry, clinical skills and more. The class meets one weekend a month, February thru October. Class begins February 25 & 26, 2017.

 Details are here.

The price of this course is $1490.
A monthly payment plan is available. Click here for details.

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Rocky Mountain Herbal CampOut 2017“Arizona Herbal medicine” “Sedona herbal medicine” “Phoenix herbal medicine” “Colorado herbal medicine” “Las Vegas herbal medicine” “Prescott herbal medicine” “Flagstaff herbal medicine” “Oak Creek Canyon” “New Mexico herbal medicine” “Flagstaff essential oil” “Flagstaff essential oils” “Flagstaff aromatherapy” “Prescott essential oil” “Prescott essential oils” “Prescott aromatherapy” “Sedona essential oil” “Sedona essential oils” “Sedona aromatherapy” “Phoenix essential oil” “Phoenix essential oils” “Phoenix aromatherapy” “Las Vegas essential oil” “Las Vegas essential oils” “Las Vegas aromatherapy”

This course is full and closed to registration for 2017. Dates and registration for the 2018 program will be added by Sep 1.
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Based in southwestern Colorado, this multi-day course takes us into the verdant high country of the San Juan Mountains. The abundant streams and lakes allow us access to diverse plant populations not found at similar elevations in northern Arizona. The trip is timed to coincide with the peak wildflower bloom in the Rockies.

This is an excellent program for people wanting to learn the wetter and higher elevation medicinal and edible plants in the Southwest. Thorough information is provided for each plant on the traditional uses and methods of harvesting and preparation.

What: Rocky Mountain Herbal CampOut
Where: Southwest Colorado – details with registration
When: July 24 – 27, 2017

The price of this program is $285 with an early registration discount of $240 if paid in full by April 1. Both this program and the campground have sold out in recent years. It is strongly recommended registration and campground (or hotel) reservations be made before May 1, 2017.

Details for this course are available here.

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The Complete Herbalist

This course is full and closed to registration for 2017. Dates and registration for the 2018 program will be added by Sep 1.

The Complete Herbalist program combines classroom, lab and field work from the various courses offered at our school throughout the year. This gives students one of the most in-depth and thorough herbal training experiences available in the region. Click here for more details…

Dates: Meets throughout the year.
Times:  9 am to 3:30 pm – The first weekend meeting is February 25 & 26, 2017.

Cost: $1995

Registration is closed for this program. The Paypal button below is only for those students who have already registered.
Click on the button below to pay in full or click on the payment plan link below to make a monthly payment

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Click the button below to register for the private class “CPHI2017”


After payment is made, you will be re-directed to a workshop registration page. Once I receive your registration information, I will email you directions to the workshop location.
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