Welcome to our Classes & Workshops 

SPRING & SUMMER 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! Your class registration includes ALL class supplies and creative materials unless otherwise noted. 
  • 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-registration is encouraged, as class sizes are limited. 
  • Please note our class cancellation policy: No cash refunds. Deposits are non-refundable for all classes. Class credit will be given for single night class if cancelled within 48 hours, and for series class cancelled 7 days prior to start date. 

SPRING & SUMMER SCHEDULE 

COMMUNITY CLASSES

Introduction to Essential Oils & Aromatherapy
Wednesday February 17th
6:30 – 9:00pm
A great introduction to essential oils, we will discuss the basic healing properties, qualities, and blending techniques of our top 10 favorite essential oils. 
Cost: $25 

The Art of Tea Blending
Thursday February 25th
6:30 - 9:00pm
Curious about making your own herbal teas? We’ll discuss how to select plants for both flavor and medicinal action and how to design a well balanced blend to fit your desires and needs. Preparation, dosage, and other tidbits will be covered while we taste test different plants on their own and in combination. You will leave with your own custom tea blend and the confidence to make your own loose teas for you and the ones you love!
Cost: $25

Herbs for Emotional Healing
Monday February 29th
6:30 - 9:00pm
This workshop is an introduction to using herbs to support emotional healing from trauma. We will focus on using plants to encourage the body's natural healing process including: herbs to promote relaxation, sleep, and a sense of groundedness in our bodies; nutritional support for emotional healing, including food suggestions and mineral-rich teas to give the body building blocks for health; fostering community through herbalism, including supporting the spiritual heart in reconnecting with both human and plant allies. This will be a hands-on class with opportunities to taste teas/tinctures and make sample herbal blends to take home. This class is geared toward survivors of emotional trauma, but non-survivors are also invited. As teachers we are not experts; rather facilitators in a larger community of healing. Suggested Donation: $0 - $45. All donations go to SOLcolorado.org


Healing Inflammation
Tuesday March 8th
6:30 - 9:00pm
Inflammation is at the root of many illnesses and imbalances. We can be creating it without even knowing it, and could be unaware we are experiencing. Learn about how to create an anti-inflammatory lifestyle and to heal inflammation with herbs, supplements, and nutrition.
Cost: $25

Stress-less!
Monday March 28th
6:30 - 9:00pm
Both good and bad stress have similar effects on the body. Join us to learn how herbal, nutritional, and lifestyle changes can enhance your body’s ability to cope with life’s challenges and live more fully! We will taste teas/tinctures and blend up your own Stress-less formula. 
Cost: $35


Lip Balms, Salves & Lotions
Wednesday April 6th
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

An Evening with the Honey Bee
Tuesday April 12th -DATE CHANGE FROM PRINT
6:30 - 9:00pm
Learn about the importance of honey bees, products that can be made with honey and beeswax, how to create a bee-friendly yard and incorporate bee products into your diet and lifestyle. *100% of registration fees will be donated to the Honey Bee Conservency  
Cost: $25

Natural Cosmetics
Wednesday April 13th
6:30 – 9:00pm
Tired of not knowing what goes into your makeup or paying too much for high end organic makeup? We’ll explore making your own custom foundation, blush, bronzer, lip tint/gloss, eyeshadow, eyeliner, and mascara using ingredients from the earth; Minerals, Waxes, Butters, Oils, and Herbs can be combined in so many ways to complement your natural beauty! You will go home with 3-4 product samples we come up with in class. 
Cost: $35

Herbs for the Dreamtime
Wednesday April 20th
6:30 – 9:00pm
Whether you are already a dreamer, or you desire to create a richer dreamtime, herbs can be powerful allies. Learn how to encourage restful sleep, while enhancing your dreams and dreamtime medicine. Everyone will make their own dream encouraging tea to take home!
Cost: $35

Botanical Salts, Scrubs & Sprays
Wednesday April 27th
6:30 – 9:00pm
Natural botanical aromatic body care! Come play with us as we create sprays and scrubs for all you summer fun and skin needs! And you’ll even make one to take home.
Cost: $35


Women’s Wisdom Circle
Third Tuesday May – October
6:30 – 8:30pm
Join us as we gather a sacred circle of women. Explore the energies of the goddess archetypes and how they influence our day-to-day living. Learn about spirit medicine tools, energy healing, and sacred ceremony.  Circle meets one evening a month, for 6 months. 
Cost $75 ($35 for returning sisters)
With: Kristin Schuch & Alma McKinley

Essences of marshmallow, self heal, and datura under a full moon. 

Essences of marshmallow, self heal, and datura under a full moon. 

The Art of Essences: Plants & Gems
Wednesday May 4th
6:30 – 9:00pm
Vibrational medicine works in subtle but powerful ways. By using plant, gem, & environmental essences to tap into your energetic being, your mental, emotional, and even physical patterns can be beneficially shifted. Essences are very interactive in their creation and usage; they allow for the opportunity to spend deeply considerate time with both nature and yourself, expanding your relationship and understanding of your experiences and environment. Everyone will go home with a custom essence!
Cost: $25

Introduction to Essential Oils & Aromatherapy
Wednesday May 11th
6:30 – 9:00pm
A great introduction to essential oils, we will discuss the basic healing properties, qualities, and blending techniques of our top 10 favorite essential oils. 
Cost: $25

Chakra Wisdom & Balance
Thursday May 12th
6:30 – 9:00pm
Chakras are powerful energetic centers of the body. In this class will explore the emotional, psycho, and somatic indicators of chakra imbalance, as well as techniques and herbal tools to rebalance and nourish the chakras through the subtle bodies. 
Cost: $25

Intimate Alchemy
Wednesday May 18th
6:30 - 9:00pm
An introduction to our beloved plant allies, via teas, tincture, sexy elixirs and self-care practices to help induce vitality and rekindle that ooh la la feeling for you and your partner. Come prepared to taste, sip, smell, and feel your senses enliven . Take away samples of the luscious and sensuous potions created in class.
Cost: $35

Herbal Alchemy & Medicine-making, In the Garden! 
Sunday May 22nd  
1:00 - 4:00pm
Making seasonal teas, honey medicines, syrups & elixirs, and vinegars is easy, fun & delicious. We will make fresh garden medicines for everyone to take home! 
Cost: $35

Sacred Healing & Earth Medicine
Wednesday May 25th
6:30 - 9:00pm
Clear the energies that are interfering with your ability for growth, healing, and renewal with sacred, ancestral, and earth centered healing techniques. This class is hands on and experiential. We will demonstrate and practice the traditions and techniques as we explore them.   
Cost: $35


Talismans, Totems & Ritual Tools
Friday June 3rd
6:30 - 9:30pm
Spend an evening deep in the medicine of our animal & plant totems, crafting talismans, smudge fans and smudge bundles, and rattles. Crafting our tools helps to nourish our partnerships with their healing energies, and a ceremonial blessing helps to fully infuse the talismans with their totem medicines. 
Cost: $65

Intro to Botany
Sunday June 5th
10:00am - 4:00pm
Have you ever wished you could be on a long stroll with an herbalist/botanist who could help you learn to identify medicinal plants in our beautiful Rocky Mountain region?  Some of the deepest healing possible comes through our connection with nature.  Enhance your understanding of your local plants and ecosystems by going on this nerdy hike where you learn basics of plant identification, ecology, and wildcrafting ethics.  We will plan to hike 3-5 miles, with frequent stops to discuss the local flora. Please note that we will be talking about medicinal plants on this trip, not harvesting them.  We will meet at 10am to carpool and will plan to be out until late afternoon.   All proceeds will be donated to United Plant Savers
Cost: $65 

Shamanic Herbalism
Wednesday June 8th
6:30 - 9:00pm
We go beyond the physical healing qualities of our plant allies in this class, to being to partner with their vibrational, spiritual, and magical uses, as learned throughout time and traditions. We will discuss everything from nettle to datura, and how to connect with the spirit of the plants for healing and guidance.  
Cost: $25

Rose "The Queen of the Garden" : A heart centered approach to healing
Wednesday June 15th
6:30 - 9:00pm
This class will explore the treasured rose in all her glory, and delve into the spiritual significance and symbolism of the Rose seen throughout history. We will learn  how to utilize her medicine for all matters of the heart  In addition to learning  the various uses and herbal preparations of rose, a select few botanicals will  also be covered. You will leave well acquainted with an herbal toolbox to help comfort a dispirited heart, and bring strength and courage during  adverse times.
Cost: $35

Introduction to Gems & Crystals
Sunday July 10th
1:00 - 3:30pm
Gaia provides us with many healing allies, crystals and gemstones being one of the most powerful She has to offer.  Come join us in tapping into and utilizing these amazing tools of healing support! We will explore healing properties, selection of stones & clearing them, gem bath preparations and everyone will make a crystal amulet bag. 
Cost: $65 


WORKSHOPS

Red Tent Medicine Weekends

  • February 20th & 21st : Rattles, Masks and the Creative Womb  

Spend a weekend immersed in the medicine, lore and spirit of the divine feminine. Return to the source, journey to the self, be held in sacred space. We will move at our own pace, focused only on self-care. Each weekend is dynamic, and will honor the energies, desires and needs of the women in the tent. Please be aware this may sometimes planned activities shift. 

Cost: $150/weekend; 10:00 - 4:00pm each day
With: Kristin Schuch, Women’s Health Practitioner & Co-Owner at Apothecary Tinctura

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 and supported during this time will labor and birth more easily, and will feel more empowered in her birth and mothering experience. You will learn Maya Moon’s technique for gently coaxing the full womb into alignment for ease of carrying and ease of labor. You will also learn accessible spiritual healing techniques to support the mother to be. Each day you will have the chance to experience this work yourself, and you will learn to apply these techniques on pregnant women so you feel comfortable to begin working with pregnancy in any stage. You will learn how to modify the work for each stage of pregnancy to ease common discomfort’s women often experience in pregnancy. 

This 3-Day Experiential Immersion will cover: 

  • Stages of pregnancy and modifications for each stage.
  • Emotional aspects of the expecting mother and how to support her.
  • Common Symptoms of pregnancy and how to ease them. 
  • Application of womb massage through the stages of pregnancy.
  • Benefits of this technique for both mother and baby to be.
  • Advanced Hands On Healing Techniques.
  • Spiritual Healing

This class is appropriate for doulas, body-workers, and birth professionals. Class size is limited, early registration encouraged. Cost: $325, Please call Apothecary  Tinctura to register at 303.399.1175

Ayurveda Healing
Two Consecutive Thursdays March 17th & 24th
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

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Sacred Drum Making  
Saturday April 2nd
11:00am - 4:00pm
Learn to make your own 16″ deer rawhide drum on a maple hoop frame, and drum beater, in sacred ceremony and ritual the way our ancestors did. Call in the spirit of your drum, and infuse your drum making with love and intention. We will open a medicine wheel and call in the directions and all our allies, we will smudge and smoke ourselves and our drum materials while setting intention and sending prayers to Spirit.
Cost: $295 (Includes all creative materials) Limited to 12 students. Must register by March 18th
With: Katherine Skaggs, Shamanic Practitioner & Visionary Artist

Reiki Level I
Sunday April 17th
9:30am - 5:30pm
Reiki is the Japanese word for Universal Life Force Energy. Reiki practitioners utilize specific intention, energy, and hands-on touch during each session to promote wellbeing, balance, and harmony while affecting the physical, emotional, mental, heart, soul, psychic, energetic, and Spiritual aspects of one’s self.  Class fee includes your Reiki Level I attunement, Practitioner manual and  Level I practitioner certificate.
Cost: $135, Limited to 6 students
With: Rev. Ann Rene Drewry, Owner at Wise Woman Wellness 

Tarot for Everyday
Friday April 22nd
6:30 – 9:00pm
Spend an evening exploring your intuition and gaining a solid foundation to the most widely used Tarot deck. Learn techniques that help you tap into your intuition, gain a history of tarot and its traditional uses and use these tools to help you gain a better understanding of the energies surrounding your life circumstances.
Cost: $35
With: Rachel Jensen, Tarot Reader and Goddess Extraordinaire
 
Introduction to Shamanic Journeying & Healing Guides
Sunday May 8th
1:00 - 4:00pm
Do you want to know more about the Shamanic journey?  Are you curious about your Guides, who they are, and how to connect with them?  Then this is the class for you!  During our time together we will explore the beautiful healing practice of the Shamanic journey, intuition, and healing Guides.   

  • Helpful tips and tools in understanding and enhancing your intuition 
  • Exploration and a better understanding of your Guides
  • Exploration and a better understanding of the Shamanic journey
  • A Shamanic journey and meeting your primary Guide
  • Making and taking home a dream amulet
  • Your very own Energetic Essence to take home

Cost: $85
With: Rev. Ann Rene Drewry, Owner at Wise Woman Wellness


 

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. 

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 Non-refundable Deposit: $100
With: Kim Thompson, Clinical Herbalist & Aromatherapist

Roots of Herbal Medicine: Weekend Immersion
March 19th & 20th
10:00am - 4:00pm
Part of our herbal foundation series, this class is open to herbal students of all backgrounds. It is also prerequisite for the Herbal Apprenticeship program. We will explore:

  • The principles of Traditional Western Herbalism and Folk Medicine
  • Basic Anatomy and Physiology, as it applies to understanding how herbs affect the body.  
  • Herbal remedies and preparations to create health and balance for each system 
  • Selecting, growing and basic herbal medicine making. 
  • Herbal tastes and formulating 

Cost: $200 Non-refundable Deposit: $100
With: Kristin Schuch, Herbal Educator

Green Pharmacy
5 consecutive Tuesday evenings
April 26th - May 24th   
6:30 - 9:00pm
For the beginner and herb enthusiasts alike, this class is a wonderful way to experience herbs and learn more learn to make quality herbal medicines. Why not turn your garden into a bountiful herbal pharmacy; we’ll learn to prepare and use:

  • Medicinal Teas
  • Oils and Salves
  • Liniments & Poultices
  • Vinegars & Elixirs
  • Tinctures 

Cost: $200 Non-refundable Deposit: $100, Drop-in Rate $45
With: Birch Foster, Clinical Herbalist & Brett Cook, Co-Ownder and Medicine-maker at Apothecary