Welcome to our Classes & Workshops 

FALL & WINTER SCHEDULE IS HERE!

We have a little something for everyone, and a truly unique experience. It is our goal to provide you with the information and experience that inspires your passion for natural healing and plant medicine, enhances your sense of community and encourages your desire to integrate wellness into your life. Here are a few things to know when you come to class:

  • Bring a mug...we are always brewing tea and love to share it with you. And feel free to bring anything else you might need to be comfortable. 
  • We like to show, taste, test, try, make, and otherwise help you experience plants, oils, teas, tinctures, or whatever we might be discussing. Oh, and we want you to have samples to take home!
  • You receive 10% of any shopping the night of a class, so you can pick-up your supplies and keep the fun going at home!
  • Drop-ins are welcome, but pre-registeration is encouraged, as class sizes are limited. 

 



NEW FALL & WINTER SCHEDULE 

Dandelion Flowers for an aperitif...

Dandelion Flowers for an aperitif...

COMMUNITY CLASSES

Family Herbal Medicine Chest
Wednesday September 16th
6:30 – 9:00pm
Back-to-school means back-to-bugs. Learn how to create a family herbal medicine chest that will have you prepared for all the cold, flu & belly bugs. Learn the simple, safe and easy-to-use herbal remedies you need to keep your family well! 
Cost: $25

Women’s Herbal Allies & Healing Ways
Thursday September 24th
6:30 – 9:00pm
Explore herbal remedies, teas, oils, belly massage, yoni steams, and a bounty of feminine lore to support, heal, nourish and empower yourself and your lovely lady parts. Everyone leaves with a Women’s Ally sample kit!
Cost: $25

Herbs for Men
Wednesday September 30th
6:30 – 9:00pm
Explore herbal remedies, teas, oils, nutrition & supplements, and lifestyle tools to enhance wellness and support the unique and specific health needs of men.
Cost: $25

Introduction to Herbs for Doshas
Thursday October 1st
6:30 – 9:00pm
Ayurvedic medicine teaches us that the body is comprised of three energies governing the body and our experience. This class teaches the basic principles of each Dosha and the herbal allies to help support energetic balance. 
Cost: $25

Introduction to Essential Oils & Aromatherapy
Tuesday October 13th
6:30  – 9:00pm
Whether you want to know how to make beautiful aromatherapy blends or you want to begin to understand the deeper healing properties & qualities of essential oils, this class is for you! We will smell, experience and make a simple blend to take home. 
Cost: $35

Herbal Smoke Blends
Friday October 16th
6:30 – 9:00pm
Whether you are trying to find an alternative for tobacco, or if you’re just interested in the medicinal, spiritual, and historical contexts of smoking plants, this class is for you. You will receive recipes & samples of blends made in class to enjoy. *Medicinal marijuana will not be covered.
Cost: $25

Herbal Chakra Companions
Thursday October 29th
6:30 – 9:00pm
Chakra Meditation is a therapeutic practice for mind, body, and spirit. In this class, we will explore powerful herbs, essential oils, flower essences, plant based foods, and gemstones associated with each of the seven major chakras. 
Cost: $25

An evening with the Divine
Friday November 6th
6:30 – 9:00pm
Most often when we feel a sense of lack, in our life or our self, it is because we are not fully present. A life lacking presence is missing out on the gifts of spirit: joy, connection, inspiration, direction, compassion. An evening with the Divine is an invitation to reconnect, to be renewed!  
Cost: $25

Herbal Alchemy & Medicine-making
Tuesday November 10th
6:30 – 9:00pm
Making seasonal teas, honey medicines, syrups & elixirs is easy, fun & delicious. We will make and sample various remedies, including our famous Elderberry syrup that everyone will make and take home.
Cost: $35

Lip Balms, Salves & Lotions
Thursday November 19th
6:30 – 9:30pm
Learn to make lip balms, salves and lotions for all your body care needs! Using delicious organic, aromatic and plant based ingredients, you’ll learn the basics of crafting skin saving remedies batch after batch.
Cost: $45

Nurturing Your Spiritual Heart
Tuesday December 1st
6:30 – 9:00pm
In this class we will delve into the realm of loving your true being, as well as how you can get back in contact with, and nurture your spiritual heart. Topics include herbal and lifestyle approaches, and the last 30 minutes will be a time set aside for focusing intention and visualization. Bring a blanket and a pillow
Cost: $25

Living Well
Tuesday January 12th
6:30 – 9:00pm
Start the New Year learning about the herbs, oils, supplements and most importantly, lifestyle tools to de-stress and keep your cup full. Join us to make a plan and start your year Living Well!
Cost: $25

 

Passionflower for fresh nervous system tisane. 

Passionflower for fresh nervous system tisane. 

WORKSHOPS

Traditional Spiritual Healing
Thursday September 17th  
6:30 - 9:00pm
Clear the energies that are interfering with your ability for growth, healing, and renewal with traditional spiritual healing techniques including: smudging, plant-infused waters, plant-brushing, prayer & herbal medicine. This class is experiential and will include a healing ceremony in the garden.  Please bring sacred item for the altar.   
Cost: $35
With: Kristin Schuch, Women’s Health Practitioner

 

Red Tent Medicine Weekends
October 24th & 25th: Women's Body Wisdom, Self-care & Ceremony                                                            December 19th & 20th: Rattles, Masks and the Creative Womb                                                                         February 20th & 21st : Drum-making & Journeying to embody and empower
10am – 4pm
Deep connection and intuition are the foundation of women’s health. Learn physiology of the feminine body, how to utilize herbal allies, traditional spiritual healing tools, energy medicine, mind-body techniques, traditional Mayan Healing practices, as well as other modalities to support mind-body-spirit wisdom, and delve fully into the innate power of women’s medicine. Each intensive weekend helps to build knowledge, practice, and a bountiful practice for self-care. All classes are experiential and hands-on. Please bring pillows, blanket, & sacred item for blessings. For detailed information about each intensives’ syllabis please email Kristin@apothecarytinctura.com
Cost: $150/series weekend
With: Kristin Schuch, Women’s Health Practitioner 

Ayurveda Healing
Two Thursdays, November 5th & 12th  
6:30 - 9:00pm
Ayurveda, is an ancient science of medicine that teaches us how to better attune to our body’s needs and stay in balance with our internal and external environments. This workshop teaches the foundations of Ayurveda and how to utilize it in our daily life. You will learn to identify your Dosha, how to recognize imbalance, and how to support health and to nurture your body’s unique constitution with herbs, nutrition, lifestyle and Ayurvedic practices.   
Cost: $65
With: Geenie Celento, Staff Herbalist, CYT

Herbal Actions & Energetics
Two Wednesdays, November 11th & 18th
6:30 – 9:00pm
Expand your herbal knowledge and enhance your ability to utilize herbs more effectively! This class demonstrates the nuances of herbal actions, qualities, & energetic characteristics of commonly used plant medicines. This class is perfect for the non-novice or intermediate herbalist looking to deepen their skill set. 
Cost: $45
With: Birch Foster, Clinical Herbalist

Herbal Formulations
Wednesday December 2nd
6:30 – 9:00pm
Formulating a tea or tincture, or using them together is an art and a skill. Sure, you can put a bunch of herbs together in a tea and hope for the best, but that’s kind of like opening your cabinet and throwing everything in a dish because it's edible. Herbal Formulations teaches you how herbs interact together in formulations, different methodologies for combing herbs, and how to make remedies that are harmonious and more effective. This is class is perfect for the non-novice or intermediate herbalist looking to deepen their skill set. 
Cost: $35
With: Birch Foster, Clinical Herbalist

Holiday DIY Gift-making Party
Friday November 27th or December 11th
6:30 – 9:30pm
We will eat, drink & make gifts to bathe, soothe and spoil anyone on your holiday list.  From top to bottom you will have your choice of herbal crafts: everything from invigorating soaks, luscious body oils, infused liqueurs & more! Each attendee will leave with 3-5 items ready to wrap-up and gift-away! *Class size is limited, early registration is encouraged.
Cost: $75
With: Apothecary Herbalist Makers & Crafters

Exquisite Essential Oils & Botanical Perfumes
Wednesday December 9th
6:30 – 9:00pm
Essential oils possess a depth and complexity that synthetic fragrance can’t capture. Learn the elements of blending perfume balms, sprays, and rollers for your own body chemistry & sensory pleasure. This class is hands-on. Each participant will make 2-3 oil blends of their very own!
Cost: $45
With: Kim Thompson, Clinical Herbalist & Aromatherapist

Women’s Wisdom Circle
Every Third Tuesday November – April
6:30 – 8:30pm
Delve deep into the wisdom of your body, mind & spirit. Explore the energies of various goddess archetypes and how they influence our experience of the day-to-day. Learn about spirit medicine tools, healing allies, your own intuitive gifts, and the divine sacred space created by women. Participants must pre-register. We meet one week a month, for 6 months. Please email Kristin@apothecarytinctura.com with questions. 
Cost: $75
With: Alma McKinley, Women’s Life Coach & Kristin Schuch, Women’s Health Practitioner

The Divine Connection Series
Four Thursdays, January 7th – 28th
6:30pm – 9:00pm
There is nothing more magical than a life where the Divine leads the way, where you feel connected to spirit in such a way that her love for everything actually flows through you. Life and busy schedules, long to-do lists often interfere or distract us from our sense of feeling supported, connected, passionate, joyful. The Divine Series helps you establish your relationship, create a strong connection and to experience the magic of the Divine that is waiting. 
Cost: $115
With: Alma McKinley, Women’s Life Coach

Sacred Womb Care for Pregnancy - Advanced Practice
3 Sundays, January 31st, February 28th & March 13th                                                                                                         10am - 3pm                                                                                                                                                             Pregnancy is a sacred rite of passage for a woman; when she is honored, when she receives physical and emotional support at the deepest levels, she is able to embrace and unfold into her motherhood wisdom. A woman nourished during this time will labor and birth more easily, and will feel more empowered in her birth and mothering experience. Utilizing traditional womb care techniques, shamanic herbalism, and pregnancy specific bodywork, Medicine Woman Naomi Boggs, will teach you how to spiritually midwife and physically care for the mama-to-be. All classes are demonstrative and experiential in nature. Course outline follows:

  • Class I: Foundations for supporting the pregnant womb 
  • ClassII: Advanced bodywork & Spirit-medicine for pregnancy
  • Class III: Free Clinic Demonstrations and Competency

This class is appropriate for doulas, body-workers, and birth professionals. Attendance at the October Red Tent Medicine Weekend or prior experience with Mayan abdominal massage or pregnancy massage is prerequisite. Class size is limited, early registration encouraged.                                                                                                    Cost: $325

 

Foundation of Herbalism

Deepen your understanding of natural remedies in our foundations of herbalism courses. Each series class helps you balance and integrate your knowledge of herbal medicine, aromatherapy & holistic healing. These courses are run throughout the year and are intended to build your knowledge base for personal & community applications. 

Roots of Health
5 consecutive Wednesday evenings
October 7th – November 4th
6:30 - 9:30pm
The first of our core series, Roots of Health provides a working knowledge of the therapeutic, nutritional and tonic uses of individual herbs to support each body systems. We will spend each week exploring a selection of herbal allies, or material medica, and their various forms of use as teas, tinctures, essential oils, and flower essences to promote health and restore wellness. You will learn basic formulations, medicine-making, and most importantly you will deepen your knowledge of personal wellness and herbal medicine. 
Cost: $225 Deposit: $125 Series OR Drop-in per/class $45
With: Apothecary Tinctura Herbalists

Green Pharmacy Medicine Weekend
November 14th & 15th
10-2pm
Join our herbal crafters and medicine makers for a weekend of plant medicine! For the beginner and herb enthusiasts alike, learn to prepare and use: teas, oils and salves, liniments & poultices, vinegars & elixirs and tinctures. At the end of the weekend you will have the beginnings of your very own Green Pharmacy.
Cost: $200 Deposit: $100
With: Apothecary Tinctura Herbalists & Makers

Foundations of Aromatherapy
Five Consecutive Wednesday evenings
March 2nd – March 30th
6:30 - 9:30pm
A full sensory experience, this class is a journey into the sophisticated yet simple art of aromatherapy. Essential oils are gentle, yet powerful, tools for creating change and supporting health. In class we will learn:
•    Methods of application & quality of oils
•    Functional groups used to classify and blend oils
•    Therapeutic use and materia medica
•    Hands-on class making hydrosol elixirs & perfumes
Cost: $200 Deposit: $100
With: Kim Thompson, Clinical Herbalist & Aromatherapist