Welcome to Trillium Herb School
Trillium Herb School is located in the beautiful Skagit Valley region of Washington State. Trillium offers three distinct herbal training programs for the budding herbalist to the advanced student of herbal medicine. Registration is open for the 2017 Integrated Plant Medicine Immersion and the Herbal Foundations Certificate Program beginning January 2018..
Integrated Plant Medicine Immersion
begins September 30, 2017 Tuition $1500
This 9 month immersion (October 2017-June 2018) is designed to profoundly impact your ability to use plants as medicine, both practically and intuitively. Your course of study includes plant identification of bio-regional herbs, common weeds, medicine making skills, materia medica/apothecary studies as well as plant allies/plant communication, flower essences, inspired therapeutic bodywork, herbal energetics, six steps of healing and understanding body systems.
The student of this immersion has a strong desire to learn the hands on application of plants, from fresh harvest to understanding dosage and application. This training reaches beyond matching an herb to an illness and uses practical diagnostic skills and listening to the underlying story while choosing medicine. The art of plant medicine is equal to the science in this program and training in herbal formulation includes addressing the physical, emotional and spiritual aspect of healing.
Each month's training builds on the other and each module/months training is not available as an individual class.
Immerson dates include one weekend per month September 2017 through May 2018 (no class in December) held in Sedro Woolley or Upper Skagit-Concrete location and a 4 day field study/wildcrafting trip June 2018 to the arid region of Eastern Washington.
Tuition for this life changing Immersion in Plant Medicine is $1500.00, early bird registration is 1250.00 by July 1, $1350.00 by August 15.
Class is limited to 12 participants. Your tuition includes over 150 hours of live training, all plants harvested and used during class, hand outs and educational materials as well as a mentorship/communcation through private facebook group for the full length of the immersion. Finances are not a barrier to learning. While this program does not offer scholarship or work trade; payment plans can be made to fit your individual needs.
Plant Medicine Immersion Dates are 9:00-5;00 each day: September 30/October 1 November 4/5 December NO CLASS January 2018 6/7 February 3/4 March 10/11 April 14/15 May 5/6 June 15-18
Herbal Foundations Certificate Program begins January 2018. Registration is open.
This Certificate Program is designed for the serious or advanced student of herbs and herbal medicine. A basic understanding of herbs for food and medicine is expected but not required. Foundation program is taught in 4 Day Modules every other month beginning January 2018 culminating with a 4 day wildcrafting field trip exploring the Cascade and Salish Sea regions in July.
Pre requisite: Herbal Fundamentals, self study experience or instructor approval.
Module One: Introduction to Western Traditional Herbal Medicine, Apothecary/Dispensary Practices, Wisdom of the Bones/Bonesetting
Module Two: Body systems, Blending, Formulas, Herbal Energetics, Constitutional Assessment
Module Three: Growing Medicinal Herbs, Wildcrafting Ethics and Practice, Plant Identification/Habitat. Harvest Preservation techniques, Business and Ethics of Herbal Medicine
Module Four: 4 Day Wildcrafting Field Trip
Students of the Foundations Certificate program will gain a deep understanding of Western Herbal Medicine and bio-regional plants of the Cascades and Salish Sea.
This program is designed to give students the hands on , practical skills necessary to launch their own herbal practice or utilize their skills as community herbalist.
Tuition: $1900.00 early bird by december 3 $1700.00 Payment plans available.
Class runs 9:00-5:00 Fri/Sat/Sun/Mon
January 26-29 March 23-26 May 19-21 July 13-16
Herbal Medicine Fundamentals
November 10-13, 2017. 30 hour intensive $550, includes all herbs used in class and food as medicine supplies.
This 4 day herbal intensive is designed to meet the needs of the community as we honor our intention of a healer in every home. Each day builds on the next and participants leave with a strong foundation of knowledge and practical skills for use at home and in community.
Day One Introduction to Herbal Medicine
Day Two Food as Medicine and Whole Plants for Whole Health
Day Three Choosing Your Medicine and Apothecary Introduction
Day Four Herbal Medicine Making and Completion Ceremony/Celebration
Classes are held at Trillium Herb School campus in Sedro Woolley. Friday/Saturday/Sunday 9:00am to 5:00pm and Monday 9:00-3:00.
Housing available in nearby Airbnb, please inquire
Registration is open. A $100.00 non refundable deposit will hold your space. Balance due by November 5, 2017.