The Teaching Circle is for herbal practitioners seeking to hone their skills at intake, learn more about phytochemicals and plant constituents and what they do in the body and how to make more effective medicine using this information, get more in-depth knowledge about modern diseases, and how to use herbs to facilitate healing and bring balance in a more effective and (w)holistic way. The Teaching Circle is a three part herbal educational experience as listed below. See below for all dates.
*Intermediate Skills and Advanced Medicine Making: Plant Constituents - 2 part Series $333 - Learn the basic elements of life and how they form the phytochemical in plants and the therapeutic actions those chemicals have in the body. We will also discuss the proper technique for making double extractions with mushrooms (and other herbs as well) as well as discuss other ways of making extractions: increase ratios for stronger medicine, percolation, fluid extracts, and soxhlet extracts. February 9rd and 16th, 2020. You must commit to both dates.
*Client Intake Skills/Teaching Circle: $555 - This 3-part series go through basic Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnostic Techniques to help you hone in on imbalances in the body. We will also discuss basic Ayurvedic doshas and body constitutional theory (we will also discuss William Lassasier's constitutional theory) in order to assess a persons energetics for better formulation. The first class I will walk you through assessing face, tongue, nails, and pulses and constitutional theory. The second class delves deeper into some of the modern dis-eases we see regularly as Herbalists, and the third class will be the beginning of the Teaching Circle, where we sit in circle with a client and assess and formulate. You can stay on and participate in the other Teaching Circle dates, which require a $40 practitioner fee for each Circle. The basic Fee of $555 covers the three classes, not the extra Circles held typically on Sunday per month. 2020 dates TBA You must commit to all dates.
*Teaching Circle Clinic dates are listed below. Clients come for free, practitioners come and practice. Hone your intake and formulation skills in the group setting. $40 per practitioner per class date. 2019 dates: 5/5, 6/9, 7/14, 8/11, 9/8, 2019 10am-3pm. 2020 dates TBA Sign up for one Clinic or all....it's up to you.
Skills you will learn
*TCM diagnostic techniques - face, tongue, nail, pulse
*Plant constituents - what they are and what they do in the body
*Advanced formulation techniques
*A deeper understanding of how the emotional, spiritual, and physical bodies manifest dis-ease
*Herbal Energetics and how to apply those to an individuals energetics to create more effective blends
*The importance of client connections and building a solid relationships and boundaries
*Building deeper connections with the plants
*Learning more about modern diseases - Lyme Disease, Heart Dis-ease, Type II diabetes and many others
*And so much more!