Healthy Metabolism
Nov
27
6:30 PM18:30

Healthy Metabolism

Have you tried every diet out there and still have trouble losing or keeping the weight off? Did you know that calories in versus calories out no longer holds water? Our Apothecary
Nutritionist will discuss all the ins and outs of dieting. We will define what a Real diet is and how it’s more lifestyle than deprivation. We will discuss diet myths, why diets fail, how weight gain is usually a symptom of something deeper. We will also discuss why eating is
emotional and how to break the negative cycle and how being mindful can lead to easy weight loss and real sustainable change.

Cost: $25

With: Yvonne Matthews

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Herbal Syrups & Elixirs
Dec
11
6:30 PM18:30

Herbal Syrups & Elixirs

Learn the skill of creating your own beautiful and healing herbal syrups and elixirs.  We will cover medicinal uses of a few focused herbs, different extraction methods, formulas, and how to use these delicious medicines to support your family or community.  After this class you will have a solid foundation for making potent and vibrant herbal syrups and elixirs.  We will make samples to take home!

With: Adrian Mintzmyer

Cost: $35

 

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Stress Support! Herbal and Nutritional Therapeutics
Dec
13
6:30 PM18:30

Stress Support! Herbal and Nutritional Therapeutics

This is a class will focus on herbs that are useful and applicable in your everyday busy life.  Both good and bad stress have similar effects on the body.  Whether you are getting married, starting a new job, grieving a loss, or facing a financial setback you may experience impaired digestion, loss of focus, frequent illness, or fatigue.  In this class we will discuss simple herbal, nutritional, and lifestyle changes that are easy to do and can enhance your body’s ability to cope with life’s myriad of challenges. This will be a hands-on class with opportunities to taste teas/tinctures and make sample herbal blends to take home.

With: Adrian Mintzmyer, CN & CH

Cost: $25

 

 

 

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Transformational Magic
Dec
19
6:30 PM18:30

Transformational Magic

Big changes in career, relationships, love and deaths of loved ones can be extremely difficult to navigate. Creating ritual can aid in healing. Join us as the solstice approaches as we explore herbs, tools and rituals to honor change and transformation in our lives.

With Hannah Haddadi and Megan Anderson

Cost: $25

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Easy Meal Plan & Prep for Everyday
Jan
15
6:30 PM18:30

Easy Meal Plan & Prep for Everyday

Do you love cooking? Hate to cook? Don’t know what to cook? Meal planning and prep can be one of the most stressful parts of following a healthy lifestyle. But it doesn’t have to be. Our Apothecary Nutritionist will demonstrate how to make great breakfasts in
advance, like chia pudding overnight oats, and filling smoothies. How to make your how homemade nut milks, healthy creamers and coffee alternatives. Plus, how to meal prep like a pro to make eating during the week easy, healthy and tasty! There will be a homemade bone broth bar with topping and lots of food to take home!

With: Yvonne Matthews

Cost: $25

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Introduction to Homeopathy - DATE CHANGE!
Jan
22
6:30 PM18:30

Introduction to Homeopathy - DATE CHANGE!

Interested in learning about Homeopathy? This beginner class will give an introduction into the history, uses, myths, and backbone of homeopathy and give each participant enough knowledge and curiosity to further their learning of the field.

With: Hannah Haddadi, Staff Herbalist 

This class is part of our Foundational Wellness Series. In an effort to empower our community and to make herbal medicine, nutrition, and wellness more accessible to our community we are offering these classes on a sliding scale from $5-$25. Simply call to pre-register, pay what you can, and we’ll see you in class! You may also register below for the regular class fee of $25

 

 

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Foundations of Aromatherapy
Mar
6
to Apr 3

Foundations of Aromatherapy

Five Consecutive Wednesday evenings
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. Whether you are wanting to use these for fun, for health, as part of an aromatherapy business, this class covers all the most important elements, including:
•    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: $300 / $250 before February 15th Deposit: $150
With: Kim Thompson, Clinical Herbalist & Aromatherapist

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Women's Hormonal Balance
Nov
14
6:30 PM18:30

Women's Hormonal Balance

Are you trying to get off birth control but don’t know where to start? Are you struggling with hormonal acne and feel like you’ve tried everything? Have PMS, irregular or heavy bleeding or painful periods? Or are you curious on how to sync your cycle? Join us as our nutritionist talks all about balancing hormones, how to best get off birth control, have a great period, what seed cycling is, how to sync the 4 phases of our cycle with our daily lives, exercise, food, career and more so you can live your life!

With: Yvonne Matthews, CNT

Cost: $25

photo credit: Tatianna Diakoff, MA

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Acupuncture (and pressure) for Stress and Anxiety
Nov
13
6:30 PM18:30

Acupuncture (and pressure) for Stress and Anxiety

Come receive mini treatments from a licensed acupuncturist and learn how acupuncture and acupressure can greatly reduce the anxiety and stress of everyday life.  You will learn some theory about how and why acupuncture works while also learning some acupressure techniques that you can take home with you.

Cost: $25

With: Lee Hurter LAc DIplAC

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The Art of Natural Perfumery & Botanical Blending
Nov
7
6:30 PM18:30

The Art of Natural Perfumery & Botanical Blending

Join us for an evening of aromatic magic as we sample, smell and learn to blend essential oils into exquisite natural perfumes. Essential oils possess a depth and complexity that synthetic fragrance can’t capture. Learn the elements of blending balms, sprays, and rollers for your own body chemistry & sensory pleasure while making your very own sensational scent!

Cost: $55

With: Kim Thompson

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Healing Habits and Addiction Holistically
Oct
30
6:30 PM18:30

Healing Habits and Addiction Holistically

Is there something in your life that is no longer serving you? Whether it’s a bad habit like that pot of coffee or a possible addiction to alcohol, drugs, food, sugar, work, shopping, just to name a few. They can run and ruin your and your loved ones’ lives. Our Apothecary Nutritionist will layout the science behind habits and addiction, why imbalanced blood sugar and nutrient deficiency can be a big culprit. We will discuss how it’s treatable through holistic methods like nutrition, herbs, supplements, and lifestyle, and how you can address your addictions for good and live your best life naturally!

Cost: $25

With: Yvonne Matthews

 

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Deadly, Poisonous Plants and their Folklore
Oct
25
6:30 PM18:30

Deadly, Poisonous Plants and their Folklore

In this class we will explore beautiful and magical plants that have deadly reputations. We will also discuss a bit of history and folklore associated with these plants as many of them have been used in folk magic for uses such as love, protection, and good luck. If you’ve ever been curious about this side of plant magic, this just might be the class for you!

With: Hannah Haddadi & Megan Anderson

Cost: $25

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Using Crystals For Protection
Oct
18
6:30 PM18:30

Using Crystals For Protection

Learn about the crystals to use in the specific situations, how to clear, shield and protect yourself with crystal energy. We will discuss topics such as energetic cords, protection against electromagnetic frequencies, releasing empathically absorbed energies and shielding from psychic attack.  

Cost: $25

With: Beth Ann Kennedy   

photocredit: pinkhearthealing.com

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Wellness for Stress Reduction and Adrenal Health
Oct
15
6:30 PM18:30

Wellness for Stress Reduction and Adrenal Health

Feeling stressed? Think you might have adrenal fatigue or exhaustion? The cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle all comes down to how we manage the stress in our lives. Our Apothecary nutritionist will discuss eating for health in relation to stress and the endocrine system. We will talk about the different types of stress, how that manifests physically, what key nutrients are depleted by stress and adrenal fatigue, what foods and herbs we can use for stress reduction, balancing blood sugar and healthy adrenals, emotional eating, as well as how to work with stress in a healthy way.

Cost: $25

With: Yvonne Matthews, CN

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Crystal Healing Techniques: Introduction
Oct
13
10:00 AM10:00

Crystal Healing Techniques: Introduction

The first in a series, The first in a series, this class is an opportunity to connect with the power of crystals through learning to utilize them as healing tools.  If you are already a healer looking to bring crystals into your work or a student wanting to learn about the different aspects of crystal healing, this class is well suited for all levels of experience.  

In this class we will cover:

  • Basic Prep
  • Synchronizing the subtle bodies
  • Energy Generating
  • Aligning and grounding the energy body
  • Muscle Spasm and tension release

Cost: $100

With: Beth Ann Kennedy

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Ancestral Magic
Oct
9
6:30 PM18:30

Ancestral Magic

The Dark Harvest Moon holds abundant magic for Autumn Ancestral Communion. In this class we will discuss the importance of this time of year and the Harvest Full Moon, and rituals for connecting with lost or known ancestors. Students will learn how to build an altar to honor their loved ones and skills to support their own explorative journey from here on out.  

Cost: $25

With: Hannah Haddadi & Megan Anderson

photo credit: ancestralmedicine.org

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Intro to Acupuncture: How Acupuncture Can Help You!
Oct
4
6:30 PM18:30

Intro to Acupuncture: How Acupuncture Can Help You!

Fire, water, wood, metal, and earth are the ancient Chinese understanding of the five elements that exist both in nature and within all of our body systems. Understanding how our bodies can be a microcosm of the macrocosm of nature can help us learn how to live in balance. Learn about how acupuncture can help you balance the elements within while receiving a mini-treatment. 

Cost: $25

With: Lee Hurter LAc DIplAC

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Empath Awareness
Oct
3
to Oct 17

Empath Awareness

What is an empath? How can you spot them in the wild? Could you be one yourself? Learn about the many types of empaths, their unique skill sets and pitfalls of each type and ways to best support yourself or the empath in your life. Class is 3 Consecutive Wednesday evenings: 

  • Part 1 - Connecting to Your Energy and Gifts
  • Part 2 - Tools for Shifting Your Vibe
  • Part 3 - Boundaries, Energy Vampires, and Protection

Cost: $75

With: Rachel Quinlan & Andrew Gettys

photo credit: foreverconscious.com

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Healing the Gut: Food Sensitivities & Allergies
Oct
2
6:30 PM18:30

Healing the Gut: Food Sensitivities & Allergies

Think you might have leaky gut? Struggle with food allergies or sensitivities? Learn how to heal your gut and have optimal digestion for better health and more nutrient absorption. We will discuss ways to support our bodies and diets in relation to food allergies and sensitivities and what makes them different. We will talk about the most allergenic foods out there, including gluten, dairy and corn, possible causes of food allergies, what symptoms look like. What is leaky gut and how to heal it for optimal digestion. What an elimination diet looks like and how to properly do one. Finally, we will examine what a hypoallergenic diet and lifestyle might look like and how it is related to a healthy gut.

With: Yvonne Matthews, CN

Cost: $25

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Introduction to Flower Essences
Sep
25
6:30 PM18:30

Introduction to Flower Essences

Flower essences contain the unique energetic imprint of the plant, encouraging healing of the spirit and energetic bodies. We will explore different flowers, delving into the ways in which plants are uniquely suited to healing on an emotional level. Leave class with your own custom flower essence! Sliding scale

With: Megan Anderson & Alicia Welu

This class is part of our Foundational Wellness Series. In an effort to empower our community and to make herbal medicine, nutrition, and wellness more accessible to our community we are offering these classes on a sliding scale from $5-$25. Simply call to pre-register, pay what you can, and we’ll see you in class! You may also register below for the regular class fee of $25

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The Nature of Expression
Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

The Nature of Expression

Our class meets in the beautiful Cheeseman Park to explore how writing & storytelling help us find our space in the world and embody the space within. This workshop will make space for you to express yourself & share your story in sacred space and community. Bring a notebook, a blanket, any other park-related items you would like, your courage and open hearts!

Cost: $35

With: Hannah Haddadi

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3-Day Detox, Cleanse & Fall Wellness Reset
Sep
20
6:30 PM18:30

3-Day Detox, Cleanse & Fall Wellness Reset

Join our Apothecary nutritionist for an honest discussion all about detoxes cleanses and reducing toxins in our body. Plus, a guided gentle but effective 3-day fall cleanse to transition from summer to winter and encourage optimal digestion, a healthy liver and immune system and a clear and calm mind. Just as the seasons change and the leaves turn, so too our bodies need to shed toxins and cleanse before winter. This seasonal cleanse will support your body’s natural ability to clear toxins that have built up from the body, boost the immune system to be strong for the upcoming winter and nourish your body, mind and soul. You will also walk away with a 3-day meal plan, simple and delicious recipes, and a grocery shopping list! This reset is anti-inflammatory and will help get you back on track, restore your energy, rejuvenate your mind and rebalance your entire body

Investment: $35

With: Yvonne Matthews

 

 

 

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Herbs for Anxiety
Sep
19
6:30 PM18:30

Herbs for Anxiety

This is a class will focus on herbs that are useful for promoting a grounded and present emotional state.  Long-term stress can have many impacts on bodily health and well-being, and building our capacity for resilience is essential for health in our turbulent modern society.  In this class we will discuss simple herbal, nutritional, and lifestyle changes that are easy to do and can enhance your body’s ability to cope with life’s myriad of challenges.  This will be a hands-on class with opportunities to taste many different teas/tincture.

With: Adrian Mintzmyer, CN & CH

Cost: $25

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Medicine as Food: How to Incorporate Herbs into Everyday Recipes
Sep
18
6:30 PM18:30

Medicine as Food: How to Incorporate Herbs into Everyday Recipes

Food and medicine is a spectrum, and the deepest and most lasting healing can come from the long-term use of gentle tonic and restorative herbs.  We will discuss the herbs that are subtle in the moment, but powerful and effective when taken regularly, and we will cover sample recipes for soups, spice blends, and tonic beverages to promote nutritional repletion, longevity, and lasting vitality. Come HUNGRY!

Cost: $45

 

 

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Beginners Guide to Working with Crystals
Sep
12
6:30 PM18:30

Beginners Guide to Working with Crystals

Crystals share their love in so many ways, offering opportunities for unlimited learning and growth. When we work with these earth energies, we have the ability to change our lives and the world around us. Deepen your appreciation of the earth energies whilst cultivating your ability to harness crystal energy. In this class we will cover Crystal selection, care, and cleaning; Programming and attuning to the crystals; and, an introduction to the ways of working with crystals

With: Beth Ann Kennedy 

Cost: $25

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Foundations of Nutrition
Sep
6
6:30 PM18:30

Foundations of Nutrition

Support your body with nutrition, healthy food, herbs supplements and the essentials for living a life of balance and vitality. Our Apothecary nutritionist will layout the foundations of nutrition, from the macronutrient roles of carbohydrates, proteins and fats, what a balanced approach to nutrition is and how to get vitamins, minerals and herbs into your daily diet and meals, and how to optimize your digestion.

With: Yvonne Matthews

This class is part of our Foundational Wellness Series. In an effort to empower our community and to make herbal medicine, nutrition, and wellness more accessible to our community we are offering these classes on a sliding scale from $5-$25. Simply call to pre-register, pay what you can, and we’ll see you in class! You may also register below for the regular class fee of $25

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Fall Garden Medicine
Sep
5
6:30 PM18:30

Fall Garden Medicine

Come spend an evening in the garden with the plants. We will meet our plant allies, talk about their mind/body/spirit healing attributes, and make a few fresh medicines! Please bring/wear what you need to be comfortable outside, a few small glass jars (4-8oz), and clothes that can get dirty. 

With: Kristin Schuch, Owner, Herbalist & Educator at Apothecary Tinctura

This class is part of our Foundational Wellness Series. In an effort to empower our community and to make herbal medicine, nutrition, and wellness more accessible to our community we are offering these classes on a sliding scale from $5-$25. Simply call to pre-register, pay what you can, and we’ll see you in class! You may also register below for the regular class fee of $25

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Herbs for the Spiritual Heart
Aug
31
6:30 PM18:30

Herbs for the Spiritual Heart

This workshop will cover many of the herbs useful for emotional health and vibrancy.  While mainstream medicine tends to focus on physical ailments, holistic health will also address the emotional and spiritual components of our human experience.  This workshop will be hands-on, with opportunities to prepare and sample many herbs to see what herbal allies best resonate with your personal experience, struggles, and desires for growth.  

With: Adrian Mintzmyer, CH, CN

Cost: $25

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Gut Health 101: Optimizing Digestion
Aug
29
6:30 PM18:30

Gut Health 101: Optimizing Digestion

In this class we will cover digestive teas, bitters formulas, carminatives, and nutrition to support the healing of the gut lining, building of digestive prowess, and cultivation of a diverse and vibrant gut microbiome.  We will taste many different preparations, discuss specific indications for individual herbs, learn how to balance herbs in formulation, and make sample blends to take home.   

Cost: $35

With: Adrian Mintzmyer, CN, CH

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Sports Nutrition for Everyday Athletes
May
31
6:30 PM18:30

Sports Nutrition for Everyday Athletes

Are you looking to sign up for our first big race? Or a weekend warrior wanting to be faster and stronger? Join a Denver sports nutritionist to discover tools for increasing your energy, combating inflammation, properly hydrating, training at your peak. As well as myths around things like injury recovery and carb loading. Being an athlete can put a lot of physical and mental stress on the body. This can mean digestive issues, food cravings, fatigue, hormone imbalance and anxiety. Don’t let this stand in the way of achieving your goals. You can be the most talented athlete out there but if you don't address proper nutrition
how would you ever know?

With: Yvonne Matthews, CN

Cost: $25

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Acupuncture/Acupressure and Nutrition for Pregnancy
May
16
6:30 PM18:30

Acupuncture/Acupressure and Nutrition for Pregnancy

From trying to conceive, to morning sickness, to breech babies, to labor induction; acupuncture, moxibustion, nutrition  and herbs can play a huge role in supporting the pregnant body. Partners, friends and family members are also encouraged to attend in order to learn techniques to support their pregnant or trying to conceive loved ones.

Cost: $25

With: Lee Hurter LAc DIplAC & Adrian Mintzmyer

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Growing Plants that Heal!
May
10
6:30 PM18:30

Growing Plants that Heal!

Have you always wanted a medicinal garden, but don’t have a green thumb? Join us to learn  about what to grow and how, as well as what to do with all that garden medicine. All the medicinal plant starts will be in shop for us to explore!

With: Kristin Schuch

This class is part of our Foundational Wellness Series. In an effort to empower our community and to make herbal medicine, nutrition, and wellness more accessible to our community we are offering these classes on a sliding scale from $5-$25. Simply call to pre-register, pay what you can, and we’ll see you in class! You may also register below for the regular class fee of $25

 

 

 

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Intro to Botany
May
5
10:00 AM10:00

Intro to Botany

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.

With: Adrian Mintzmyer

Cost: $45

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