Upcoming Workshops~

Herbal Bodywork and Plant Based Remedies for Pain- NCBTMB Approved Weekend Class

Saturday September 21 and Sunday September 22, 2019

16 CEU $175/day $325.00 full weekend Early Bird Tuition: $150/day $275.00/weekend Early bird tuition ends August 15

Class size is limited to 10. Held in Sedro Woolley, Washington, address sent upon confirmation of registration.

Over the past 13 years I’ve developed a protocol integrating decades of practice as an herbalist with training in therapeutic massage. Since 2016; I’ve practiced the art of Lomi Lomi and herbal bodywork with profound results on the body, mind and spirit. My motto is “Don’t make the plants do all the work!” By supporting ourselves, our families and clients through the wisdom of plant medicines, hands on earth centered bodywork and a basic understanding of the physiology of pain- we transform a basic massage into a transformational healing session.

Day One of this Weekend Intensive includes lomi lomi basics, earth centered (herbal) bodywork, materia medica for pain/stress/inflammation and an introduction to the concept of the wisdom of the bones.

  • Choosing plants for specific symptoms, indications. (non CBD)

  • Plant based compresses, poultices and liniments.

  • Warming the tissues, lomi lomi basics

  • Using stones, sticks and plants in bodywork sessions.

  • Clearing the space, setting intention.

  • Trauma informed bodywork, holding space, wisdom of the bones

(Note: I am not a practitioner of Hawaiian medicine. The lomi lomi concepts shared in this class were passed down to me as a student of LomiLomi on the island of Maui where I completed my Mastership Training in 2016))

Day Two is a full day of hands on herbal training in medicine making, application, physiology of pain, self care and movement.

  • Physiology of pain: Neurological and immune response

  • Herbal Medicine Making- Herbal oils, infusions, decoctions, balms.

  • Case studies: TMJ, fibromyalgia, sciatica, neck and shoulder trigger point self care,

  • Understanding stress and the emotional aspects of pain. Using flower essences, plant placement in bodywork.

  • Movement: lymphatic drainage through movement, upper body stretches for neck and shoulder pain, muscle specific exercises to increase range of motion/accelerate healing.

2019 Integrated Plant Medicine Immersion Is Full!

Applications for 202o program will begin October 2019.

2020 IPMI runs March - September, one weekend per month. Tuition:$2100.00

The Integrated Plant Medicine Immersion integrates plant centered curriculum around body awareness practices of anatomy and physiology, herbal energetics, first aid, filed study, bodywork and exceptional apothecary skills. Medicine making curriculum includes water based applications for internal and external use, food as medicine, alcohol based tinctures in the folk and standardized tradition, flower essence making, hydrosols, herbal oils and salves, oxymels and miels. 2020 IPMI opens for applications October 2019. For details on the IPMI, click the link below.

Summer Community Classes!

Folk Medicine Making Class

Saturday August 3, 2019 10:00-4:00.

Join herbalist Erin Vanhee and other plant lovers in a day of Folk Medicine Making.

Using the Tradition Folk Medicine method of making herbal tinctures, oils, vinegars and salves is a simple time honored way of making plant based remedies from fresh plants.

In this day long intensive, students will make from start to finish their own tincture (to press at home) herb infused oil, mineral rich vinegar and healing salve. This class is held in a garden apothecary setting and includes some plant identification, harvest demonstration and protocol before heading in to the kitchen to make plant medicine.

Tuition is $85.00 and includes all plants used in class and a sample of the days herb infused salve.

Students will take home two products to finish at home and are required to bring the following supplies:

2 8 ounce canning jars, with lids

8 ounces of 100 proof vodka

8 ounces of apple cider vinegar

cutting board and knife to chop fresh plants

This class is held in Sedro Woolley, Washington and is taught by herbalist Erin Vanhee. Address will be sent upon registration and confirmation of payment.

To register, fill out the form below. After sending the Registration form, click on the Pay Pal link in the footer; please pay using friends and family option or add $4. Thank You!

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