Reminder: Celtic Herbcrafting Class begins May 1st
- Take a nine month journey to discover gentle, effective herbs and the healer within. Work hands-on with plants much like our Celtic ancestors did. Learn how to weave herbal wisdom into your daily living to improve the health and holistic wellbeing for yourself and your loved ones.
This extensive course of studies is geared for beginning to intermediate herb students interested in learning the old ways of plant spirit healing and the fine art of crafting folk medicines. Class meets two Sundays a month May through December (with the exception of three Sundays in May) in Spanish Springs.
The Celtic Herbcrafting course includes all nine of the Crafting Green Medicine workshops covering infusions, tinctures, herbal syrups and oils, flower essences, elixirs, salves and creams.
In addition to the Green Medicine workshops, explore and learn:
~ Materia Medica ~ medicinal & plant lore information of the Green Nations
Learn approximately thirty Celtic herbs in depth
~ Plant identification, ethical harvesting and wildcrafting
~ Wise Woman wisdoms' preventative, holistic and "wholistic" health care
~ How herbs affect particular body systems, their actions and benefits
~ Herbs for children, adults and the elderly
~ Herbs, wild foods & nutritional food therapies to prevent and ward off common illnesses
and the serious diseases which plague our society
~ Additional herbal medicine making techniques
~ Planning an organic garden at home, lunar & planetary gardening, harvesting, and preserving
~ Becoming a home herbalist, gain confidence & be empowered in taking charge of your
Sunday Class Dates: 5/1, 5/15 & 5/22, 6/5 & 6/12, 7/10 & 7/24, 8/7 & 8/21, 9/11 & 9/18, 10/2 & 10/16, 11/6 & 11/13, 12/4 & 12/11 meeting 10 am to 4:30 pm
Price includes over a hundred hours of instruction, handouts, materials, samples, herbal refreshments and class projects to take home for $995.00, (receive 20% off if paid in full prior to the first class on May 1st = $795.00). Or you can get a hundred and fifty dollars off the original price by paying in four installments of $211.25 each. (Please e-mail if you are interested in the payment plan or doing work exchange.) This is a complete first year of herbal studies. There are a few herbal courses of this breadth & depth offered across the country ranging from $1200 to $1700.
If you wish to enroll in the Celtic Herbcrafting course or get more information please write to: wisewomanstudies @... or call 775.424.4095. Class size is limited and held on a first come, first serve basis.
Classes are led by a Wise Woman Herbalist and Holistic Health Practitioner with over eight years experience.
Master Herbalist & Aromatherapist
About the instructor:
Tamara Meringolo, HHP, MH, RM (AKA Terra Sands) is a Folk Herbalist walking a Wise Woman path for over eight years. She has been fortunate to study with world renown Wise Women: Rosemary Gladstar, Sharol Tilgner, N.D., Demetria Clark, Kathi Keville, Susun Weed and Gina McGarry. Terra graduated from the Australasian College of Health Sciences with a concentration in Holistic Medicine in '08', from Heart of Herbs' Master Herbalist program in '06', and as Certified Herbalist in Celtic Herbalism from Brighid's Academy of Healing Arts of Ireland in '03'. Terra apprenticed with the amazing Rosemary Gladstar and completed an advanced apprenticeship with Kathi Keville who is the Director and Editor of the American Herbal Association. Always continuing her education, Terra is currently studying advanced aromatherapy.
Terra was co-owner of Earth Dragon Herbals for five years and has taught throughout Central Oregon, locally in the Reno area and at Sage Mountain Herbal Retreat Center in Vermont. Terra resides in Northern Nevada with her family and teaching gardens.