How to Teach Herbal Medicine
A three hour live online workshop that walks you through, step by step, how to teach in the herb community.
This includes information, strategies and tips learned from my 35+ years in education and 26 years of teaching herbal medicine.
Detailed class notes are provided in a .pdf format.
Why Teach Herbal Medicine?
Deciding What to Teach
What to Do About Homework
How to Choose the Length of Your Class
How to Best Convey Your Information
How to Find Your Ideal Students or Audience
How to Handle Questions in a Group
The workshop is for people who are considering teaching for the first time and also for those who are already teaching but want to be more effective in their instruction.
Wednesday, February 17 from 6 – 9pm on the Zoom platform.
The workshop will be recorded and available for viewing on your own schedule.
The regular fee is $45
Due to the current economic crisis, a reduced fee of $25 is offered for those who need it.
After payment is received, you will be contacted via email to confirm you place in the workshop.
9 Month Foundations of Herbal Medicine for 2021
Registration for the 9 month Foundations of Herbal Medicine program is now open.
The first meeting is February 7, 2021 .
Total Beginners are Welcome!
This 9 month course is designed to train Community Herbalists: People who are able to use the gifts of healing plants with their families, friends and local communities. The setting for the course is a small, interactive group with an emphasis on hands-on learning, plentiful discussion and Q&A in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.
A brief over view of the topics introduced include:
Botany – Plant Chemistry – Anatomy – Physiology – Solvents & Polarity – Body Systems – Traditional Chinese Medicine – Ayurveda – Energetics from the Western Herbal perspective – Herbal Pharmacy – Materia Medica – Nutrition & Diet – Foraging – Wildcrafting – Minerals
This Program has Seven Components:
1. Live Class Time 4x a Month
2. ~350 pages of class notes, formulas, recipes and clinical tips from 25 years experience. These will be emailed by individual chapters 2x a month according to the scheduled topic for the next herb gathering.
3. Monthly Readings and References for Your Resource Library
4. Videos for Herbal Medicine Making Each Month
5. Homework – Applying what you learn in class to home projects
6. Field Study/Plant Walks via video. Optional in-person plant walks will be offered in northern Arizona.
7. Private Email/Zoom/Phone contact with me is available each month
Outdoor Herbal Apprentice Program 2021
Total Beginners are Welcome!
This is a new program for 2021 and is being offered in response to the current public health situation.
This group is limited to five students and meets in-person and outside March through September.
The curriculum presents a wide range of skills for the developing herbalist.
It has a special focus on the local flora and life zones between 2,000′ and 12,000′ in Arizona and the Colorado Rockies.
Details are here.
1. FHM 2020