Join Lorna Mauney-Brodek, for a four-weekend-long exploration of Herbal Medicine. This 50-hour series will be a combination of lecture and experiential learning as we develop our understanding of how botanical medicine can play a transformative role when we incorporate them into our everyday life.
You will leave this class with the tools to utilize herbal medicines for common ailments; to make preparations for yourself, friends, and family; and the framework to move forward if you desire more advanced training.
By taking an Herbalista training you become part of our Health Network and will also have the option and opportunity to participate in a number of community-based activities to further develop your herbal knowledge.
Topics covered include: • Herbal First Aid • Wildcrafting • Medicine Making • Field Botany for the Herbalist • Herbal Actions and Energetics • Holistic Lifestyle • Materia Medica • Herbal Therapeutics • Aromatherapy • Herbal Cautions • Cultivation of Herbs
Dates of the Class:
Meet & Greet/Introduction:
Friday, October 4th 7-9
October 5 & 6 from 10-5
October 19 & 20 from 10-5
November 2 & 3 from 10-5
November 16 & 17 from 10-5
Potluck and Film Screening: November 17 from 5-8
Cost includes all supplies.
About the Instructor:
Lorna Mauney-Brodek is a traveling herbalist, medicine maker, wildcrafter and teacher. Much of her herbwork supports organizations dedicated to promoting diversity, environmental responsibility, and social justice. Growing up “americana,” her health practices reflect the abundantly diverse influences of these lands to blend western medical herbalism, traditional chinese five phase, ayurveda, and southern folk.
She maintains a clinical practice and apothecary in East Atlanta as The Herbalista, offers free herbal healthcare to the underserved through The Herb Bus, and teaches at various venues around the southeast, including BotanoLogos, the Blue Ridge School, and The Herb Kitchen.
Early Bird, Homestead Atlanta Member, or Herbalista Supporter Rate (Before September 1 or any time for Homestead Members & Herbalista Sustainers) - $675
Standard Rate - $750
Payment Plan Option - You may pay the course fee in installments as long as the course is paid in full by the start date.
Workshop includes manual, materials & supplies.
Limited financial assistance is available; application deadline is September 15th. All financial aid applicants will be guaranteed the early-bird rate. Application available here.