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7 Month Herbal Apprenticeship (200hr certification program) 2018


 Join me this year for a 7-month immersion into plant medicine. In this multifaceted, in person apprenticeship, we will dive deeply into the foundations of traditional herbalism. Course will include: •Materia Medica for 100+ local and global medicinal herbs •Bioregional medicinal plant identification •Overview of body systems including anatomy +physiology and pathophysiology for herbalists •Herbal energetics + flower essences •Comprehensive plant medicine preparation and formulation •History and practice of herbalism in indigenous, folk, western and medical systems •Ethical and sustainable harvesting of wild plant medicines + herb gardening •Seasonal, traditional and astrologically inspired ceremony  •Reconnection with natural earth cycles •Holistic nutrition, wild foods and delicious recipes •Opportunities to practice and share newly developed skills...case studies, home study, presentation, building home apothecary, herbal first aid •200hr herbal study certification (112 hours in person, 88 home study) upon completion of required projects and classes •Several guest teachers ...and lots more! Classes will be facilitated by Michelle Becker (www.foremothermedicine.com) and Grace MacNeil (www.monarchapothecary.com) who bring 25+ years of herbal education and experience to this program. Both Grace and Michelle are also registered nurses with combined 8+ years of clinical practice in holistic and medical healthcare settings. We will meet one weekend a month for 7 months beginning in April 2018. Space limited to 12-15 individuals. Total cost will be an introductory $1500.00 for this year's program only.  More details on this program (and others which will be offered through our newly created ♡Heartland School of Herbal Studies♡) coming soon!  For more information or to pre-register send an email to vgracemacneil@gmail.com by April 1st.

Join me this year for a 7-month immersion into plant medicine. In this multifaceted, in person apprenticeship, we will dive deeply into the foundations of traditional herbalism.
Course will include:
•Materia Medica for 100+ local and global medicinal herbs
•Bioregional medicinal plant identification
•Overview of body systems including anatomy +physiology and pathophysiology for herbalists
•Herbal energetics + flower essences
•Comprehensive plant medicine preparation and formulation
•History and practice of herbalism in indigenous, folk, western and medical systems
•Ethical and sustainable harvesting of wild plant medicines + herb gardening
•Seasonal, traditional and astrologically inspired ceremony
•Reconnection with natural earth cycles
•Holistic nutrition, wild foods and delicious recipes
•Opportunities to practice and share newly developed skills...case studies, home study, presentation, building home apothecary, herbal first aid
•200hr herbal study certification (112 hours in person, 88 home study) upon completion of required projects and classes
•Several guest teachers
...and lots more!
Classes will be facilitated by Michelle Becker (www.foremothermedicine.com) and Grace MacNeil (www.monarchapothecary.com) who bring 25+ years of herbal education and experience to this program. Both Grace and Michelle are also registered nurses with combined 8+ years of clinical practice in holistic and medical healthcare settings.
We will meet one weekend a month for 7 months beginning in April 2018. Space limited to 12-15 individuals. Total cost will be an introductory $1500.00 for this year's program only. 
More details on this program (and others which will be offered through our newly created ♡Heartland School of Herbal Studies♡) coming soon! 
For more information or to pre-register send an email to vgracemacneil@gmail.com by April 1st.