Classes

Ongoing & Upcoming Classes

Ageless Beauty

Monday, February 25, 6-8pm, $30

What does it mean “beauty comes from within?” Stress and aging bring challenges and manifests in our body as issues with circulation, inflammation, fluid stagnation, and more. Please join Sheila Guarnagia, MAc, LAc and Heather Wetzel RH, Med, MSAP for an evening of self-care where we will explore easy, safe, effective and natural health enhancing and age defying techniques for lymphatic system care.

Ongoing Monthly Energy Balance Class: Qest4 Demo with Heather

Thursday, March 7, 2019, 6-7pm at The Elderberry — Community Herbs and Healing, FREE

Curious how a Qest4-Herbal consultation could benefit you? Join Heather for some herbal tea, a demonstration of the Qest4 and a Q & A session about how imprint drops combined with herbs can help you reach your wellness goals. Each class will focus on a different facet of the program.

March’s focus: Detoxification herbs, supplements and strategies.

Please visit The Elderberry Herbal Shop for details and registration.

Walk the Seasons

  • Spring (March 25)
  • Summer (June 17)

6-7pm at The Elderberry — Community Herbs and Healing, FREE
Each Season Heather teaches this class which explores beneficial herbs, diet, and lifestyle for staying healthy in each season… with lots of tasting of products and time for Q and A!

Sacred Plant Traditions: Introduction to Herbal Healing

  • Spring Session: April 16-May 21
  • Fall Session: September 17-October 22

6:30-8:30pm at Sacred Plant Traditions, $250 (includes all materials and text)

This six week series is great for beginners as well as those who want to deepen their knowledge and use of herbal medicine. This course will include history, herbal actions, apothecary practices, recipes, sacred use of plants and more. The weeks fly by as we spend time in the classroom, the kitchen, the lab and best of all, the garden. We will learn how to identify basic back yard medicines as well as those cultivated in the garden. We will learn harvest techniques, how to dry and preserve our medicines.

Please visit Sacred Plant Traditions for details and registration.

Homeschool Conference Speaker — Details TBA

April 27

May Gaia Women’s Gathering

May 4-6

Central Virginia’s Own Women’s Herbal Gathering. See gaiagatheringva.com for more information.

Take Back Your Health Conference

June 8, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Take Back Your Health is a celebration of the body and our planet’s natural ability to heal. Heather will be one of the speakers. See takebackyourhealthcville.com for more information and to buy tickets.

Kitchen Apothecary Class

June 15 AND September 21, 10 am-3 pm

In this class, participants will make an array of herbal preparations.  These are safe and time-honored recipes to be used for the family. We will learn the art of making salves, tinctures, oils and teas as well as how to stock our family medicine chest. This is an excellent class for those that are interested in learning sustainable ways of keeping selves and families healthy. See the Sacred Plant Traditions website for more information and to register.

Herbal Vibrance: Aging Gracefully @Garden of Zen Yoga Studio in Yorktown, VA

Sunday, June 30th, 1-4 pm

Stress and aging bring challenges and manifests in our body as issues with circulation, inflammation, fluid stagnation, and more. The lymphatic system often underlies these issues. The lymph system is critical for the functions of immunity, nourishment, detoxification, and more. We will explore easy, safe, effective and natural health enhancing and age defying techniques for lymphatic system care. Class will include herbal remedies and Gua Sha facial massage. We’ll focus on the face, head, neck, and upper body. These strategies can improve complexion, skin and muscle tone, fluid balance, mood, and even nerve and brain function.

Please email Garden of Zen Studio to register.