January 9- April 3rd Working with others? 8-10ET
Tuesday Online Round Table 13 week program
January 17 - May 2, HERBALIST ROUNDTABLE Working with others?
Herbalists Leslie Alexander & Leslie Williams
are bringing years of clinical teaching experience together
& offering a 13 session online program
to strengthen interviewing skills and your practice
with clients, family members, friends & yourself
This online Round Table will focus on casework
with support, advice and supervision
from practicing herbalists
Classes will run online using a Zoom platform
WEDNESDAYS, 8-10PM EST
January 17th through May 2nd
Each week we’ll divide our time
~ working through real cases in a Round Table format
and discussing aspects of the interview, intake and holistic formulation process
Exploring the various styles participants bring to the Round Table
affords a safe, gentle and open-minded atmosphere
for growth & development
Join us. 13 weeks, 2 hours each session
$250. Payment plans available
All of our online classes are recorded, both audio & video should folks wish to study - or perhaps miss a class.
Enrollment will be limited to facilitate discussion so please one of us if you are interested.
Herbalist.firstname.lastname@example.org or Leslie.email@example.com
Planning & Planting an Herb Garden January 31, February 21 & 28 8-10PM EST online
Planning and planting with others, in an interactive format. Thinking of getting started planting medicinal herbs? Don't understand why your garden isn't thriving?
Three Wednesday evenings,online, 8-10 EST; a short suite of workshops covering planning, purchasing seeds, getting starters going indoors, planting out and more.
$60 and a bargain as likely everyone will save at least that much from abundant harvests.
This could be the perfect workshop for anyone new to planting a medicinal herb garden, or those with lower yields. All of our online classes are recorded, both audio & video should folks wish to study - or perhaps miss a class.
We limit enrollment to facilitate discussion in a Round Table format ... so please contact me if you are interested.
Herbalism A to Z Allegheny Herbal
A Appointment/s 1st and follow-ups – Assessment begins at first contact
B Blending herbal tea – how do you decide which herbs to include? Which herbs work well together and which ones are better as simples. fresh and dry – hot and cold, infusions & decoctions, solvents – water, milks, + oils? Cost, ease of infusing or decocting? How can herbal tea empower and connect us to self care?
C Cholesterol- what do the numbers measure? What do they mean holistically? does it matter and if so, how? Triglycerides? What herbs would be worth consideration? Holistic approaches?
D Dropper – drops, fractions of dropper, measuring. Alcohol vs glycerite. Vibrational remedies including “mother”
E Excretory- skin, digestive, respiratory, mucus membranes. Open/closed and how to we discuss these sensitive issues?
F * for your safety – do you have allergies? Sensitivities? … to foods, drugs, experiences, situations, environments? Aversions to flavors
G Glycerites- what are they? Why bother? Uses. Differences from alcohol tinctures? Blood sugar. Basic ratios, including added to alcohol and vinegar. Syrups. (Honey? Et al)
H How to measure metric - (and why) tinctures. Shall we offer basic formula here?
I * Introduce yourself as herbalist –
J Journal (ask client to keep- symptoms, food, well-being) – explain why, how, tech or non-tech options, things to cover – food, symptoms, pharma, herbs, activity, emotions, - bring sample blank charts
K Keeping an herbal inventory and apothecary – how to, examples, loss of medicinal power over time for dried herbs? Storage. Cost analysis specific examples – wildcrafted herbs tinctured/ purchased herb tinctured/ homegrown and wildcrafted tea
L Labels – reading labels of food & supplements (ingredients to watch
M Most of your time is spent – HOW? - line of inquiry with actual client( or with one of us)
N Nourishing ourselves – minerals, spirit, time, boundaries, rewards, goals – self care/ get your own herbalist
O Opening orifices practices – hand, food and body baths, breathwork, lobelia? diaphoretics
P Prepare infusions and decoctions –how to make cold/hot. Fresh dried. Combinations with water, various milks, butter and oils. Differences between serving hot of cold
Q quicksand – where we get stuck. How to we sabotage progress working with clients? Fees/clarity of goals/ realities of compliance/ spirit isolation/ cancellations. Self-defeat and self-confidence as an herbalist.
R Research tools I use – books, organizations, groups, people, places, online resources
S*Sleep patterns – talk with real person about sleep for up to 10 minutes.
T Tinctures, apothecary, pharmacy= forms of herbs/ delivery systems. describing how we might dispense
U Understanding limitations – when to refer to Claudia Anders, to other practitioner, when to do research and take a case; judging realities of client’s class, language, homelife, food taste, kitchen realities, alcohol free, time limitations, finances,
V Vision of self as an herbalist in the coming year – be specific. Could do guided meditation for a few minutes
W Water and salt
X Contra-indications – how to check, where online?, bring all pharm and supplements. Discuss food and timing of food/herb intake, time of day for bx etc.
Y Yearnings – cravings and aversions (food especially) – what’s it all mean mr natural? Taste of herbs and food. Time of day of cravings.
Z Zen and the arts of herbal maintenance/discipline of holistic care and working with the deep quiet places of the heart