Ayurveda <> Herbalism <> Astrology
Part school, part study group, part personal development. A unique journey reconnecting you to the earth, the elements, and to your authentic spirit. Join us as we learn with the earth, reconnect back to the deeper Self, and explore holistic herbalism through Ayurveda and Astrology.
Taking place on our organic and biodynamic land in River Falls, Wisconsin you’ll be immersed in fields of medicinal plants, clean air, happy pollinators, and like minded community. For brand new and experienced herbalists alike, this course is designed to use and develop your senses and intuition to understand plants and spirit in a whole new way.
Having been in the design phase for over 7 years and with over a decade of research and development, this course brings together holistic modalities taught through various learning styles. Herbalism, Ayurveda, Astrology, Mindfulness, and Earth Awareness taught through hands on experimental learning, lectures, social engagement, and solitary reflection. Starting in the spring and continuing through the growing and harvest season, participants will learn and explore with the changing of the season and the blossoming of the gardens.
8 Saturdays & Every Wednesday Evening
Class will meet online every Wednesday evening from 6:30-8:30pm, and on site 8 Saturdays (and one Sunday) throughout the season.
October 7-8 (full weekend)
River Falls, Wisconsin
The farm is an easy 45 minute commute from the Twin Cities. There are many local accommodations in Hudson, River Falls, or Prescott for anyone traveling from a distance. Each Wednesday evening we will dive into the subject matters and then each Saturday session will be hands on and experiential learning on the farm- a chance to practice and utilize the class content. We will end our time together with a group campout for our last weekend together.
Saturdays 9am-5pm (In Person) May 13-October 8
Harvesting & Herbal Crafting
Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm May 17-October 4th (Virtually)
9am-5pm Saturday, October 7th
9am-5pm Sunday, October 8th
Option to camp Saturday night
Previous Guest Teachers
Stay tuned for 2023 Guest Teachers
What to Expect
This is not a clinical herbalism program. If you are interested in opening a practice and seeing clients, send us an email and we will connect you with a handful of programs. Instead, this course is about developing the holistic practitioner- helping to shape the way in which you perceive and experience plants, nature, and humans alike. Think of it as a self development course through plants.
You will not be memorizing a list of herbs and their medicinal uses. Instead, we will practice using the senses and intuition in order to perceive the energetic properties of plants and phenomena. Our goal is that by the end of the course, you will be well on your way to being able to understand (without having to use external resources) the energetic pattern of any plant or person. By greater understanding the energetics, patterns, and elements around us, we can understand balance and imbalance, harmony and disease on a deep level.
This course will require your active engagement and participation. You will asked to do personal reflection, continue learning outside of each module, connect with classmates both one-on-one and in a group, and share in front of the class. Though there is a ton of material to go through, you will be processing that material in real life with your fellow classmates.
***If you would like to view a copy of the course syllabus, please send us an email and we’ll send over the PDF***
- The cost of the course including materials, time, and guest speakers
- Includes written handouts, plant materials, and medicine making supplies- You’ll leave with an abundant apothecary of organically farmed herbs
- For those who would be unable to attend the course at the asking price
- Applications required- preference for those who plan to use the information and course experience to give back to the community
- Made possible by the generosity of others
Course + Donation
- The cost of the course for you + donation for another student who cannot afford to attend without financial supplementation.
Coronavirus: We are dedicated to creating a safe container for learning and exploration. We are keeping our enrollment sizes small not only in response to the coronavirus, but also because we want to create a safe and emotionally intimate space to connect and grow together as a community. Most classes will be held entirely outside (dress for the weather) and we will be following safety regulations when indoors or in close proximity.