Backyard Medicine 

Water Infusions and Decoctions

The final in a 5 part series, this workshop focuses on using water as your extractor. These create excellent topical washes or internal preperations. Inlcudes a take home booklet with detailed instructions as well as information on several plants well prepared by these methods.

Thu, November 29, 2018

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM MDT

 Herbal Healing
Bay G, 2410 2nd Ave SE
Calgary

This workshop is a component of the ‘Backyard Medicine’ course, but can still be taken as a stand alone.  

Material

(for registered students)

Local Material Medica

The first in a 5 part series, this workshop focuses on several local plants and how to use them. Includes details on appearance, growth, harvesting, historical usage and dosage as well as a take home booklet on different preparation methods.

Thu, November 1, 2018

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM MDT

Herbal Healing
Bay G, 2410 2nd Ave SE
Calgary

 

This workshop is a component of the ‘Backyard Medicine’ course, but can still be taken as a stand alone.  

Material

(for registered students)

Foraging, Processing and Storage

The second in a 5 part series, this workshop will focus on a blend of traditional and modern techniques, structured to give a holistic understanding of harvesting, processing and storing plants for use as food and medicine. Includes a take home booklet with detailed instructions and information about several local plants.

Thu, November 8, 2018

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM MDT

 Herbal Healing
Bay G, 2410 2nd Ave SE
Calgary

This workshop is a component of the ‘Backyard Medicine’ course, but can still be taken as a stand alone.  

Material

(for registered students)

Herbal Tinctures

The third class of a 5 part series. Tincturing can be done with a variety of fluids and usually denotes a greater potency and longer shelf life. This class covers the creation of an alcohol, acid and glycerin tincture, it includes details on several plants that are well prepared by this method as well as a hands on portion and a take home instruction booklet.

Thu, November 15, 2018

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM MDT

 Herbal Healing
Bay G, 2410 2nd Ave SE
Calgary

This workshop is a component of the ‘Backyard Medicine’ course, but can still be taken as a stand alone.  

Material

(for registered students)

Herbal Oils

The fourth in a five part series, this class includes details on using oil for plant extractions with a bonus extended section on the benefits of different oils for skin care and nutritional health. Perfect for people interested in creating topical and edible remedies.

Thu, November 22, 2018

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM MDT

 Herbal Healing
Bay G, 2410 2nd Ave SE
Calgary

This workshop is a component of the ‘Backyard Medicine’ course, but can still be taken as a stand alone.  

Material

(for registered students)

Bonus Potions Day

Bonus Potions Day! This is a day of creating herbal products. We will finish up some formulas we started earlier, and make a special something with our oil maceration. Lots of take-home goodies for you to enjoy.

 

Thu, Dec 1, 2018

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM MDT

 Herbal Healing
Bay G, 2410 2nd Ave SE
Calgary

This workshop is a component of the ‘Backyard Medicine’ course, but can still be taken as a stand alone.  

Material

(for registered students)

More Workshops

Bath Bombs

Ever wanted to know how to make your own bath bombs? Need an idea for a party, or creative inspiration for self care?This class is deliciously smelly, informative and teaches you how to make some fizzy creations, tailored to your very own skin

Material

(for registered students)

Salves and Balms

Learn to make Herbal Salves and Balms in this hands-on workshop. Salves are handy dandy remedies to have around. By adding a little wax to your oils, you can create a perfume that last hours, a cream for overnight or a slow release muscle rub! Salves and balms
are a great way to use Herbal Infused Oils or your favourite Essential Oils for added punch.

Material

(for registered students)

Tea Time

This hands on tea party will cover the basics of making your own tea for pleasure or health, including tastings of several unique and exotic flavours!  Learn how to layer your blends to create harmony in flavor and intention. For bed-time, indigestion, hosting company or just hanging out, it’s always time for tea!

Material

(for registered students)

Blending and Using Essential Oils

This hands-on workshop covers the history and explores the art of using Essential Oils. Included are blending instructions, oil usages and a special info section on adding health benefits with different carrier oils! Learn to get the most out of using Essential Oils in this 2-hour class; finished off with a group blending session and a take-home sample of our customized spray.

Material

(for registered students)

Backyard Medicine 

Nutrution Simplified 

How to balance fats, proteins and carbs while getting the necessary vitamins and minerals.

This workshop is a component of the ‘Knowledge For Self Care’ course, but can still be taken as a stand alone.  

Material

(for registered students)

Hair, Skin and Nails

what they do, how they work and how we can help them. The easiest way to get healthy hair skin and nails is to treat them right

This workshop is a component of the ‘Knowledge For Self Care’ course, but can still be taken as a stand alone.  

Material

(for registered students)

Digestion 1

Digestion is a complicated process. This class focuses on the mouth and upper portion of the digestive tract ending a little past the stomach. Includes an outline of common ailments and holistic management methods

This workshop is a component of the ‘Knowledge For Self Care’ course, but can still be taken as a stand alone.  

Material

(for registered students)

Digestion 2

This class deals with the intestines and colon, as well as our friend bile. Covered are the topics of leaky gut, candida, the microbiome and a detailed look at probiotics.

This workshop is a component of the ‘Knowledge For Self Care’ course, but can still be taken as a stand alone.  

Material

(for registered students)

Nervous system for sleep and anxiety

What takes an instant to fire up, requires a cascade to calm down. Learn how to better manage stress levels by understanding the basics of your nervous system. This class has a special focus on somatic techniques to reset your stress clock!

This workshop is a component of the ‘Knowledge For Self Care’ course, but can still be taken as a stand alone.  

Material

(for registered students)

Host a Workshop

$250 +gst
Looking for a fun, easy way to entertain guests; interested in a class but unable to attend at the scheduled time? Try hosting a workshop at your home or office! Choose from any of the regularly offered workshops, either hands-on or educational and schedule a private class for you and your friends. The evening includes setup and cleanup of the space and materials for up to 8 people. Additional individuals are $15 each

1 + 12 =

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