Kristin Schuch, (RN, BSN), Proprietress & Creatrix at Apothecary Tinctura, and now Rosehouse Botanicals, is a Colorado native who loves wild landscapes. She lives in Denver with her love, two kiddos, two dogs, a fish, and a whole lot of indoor & outdoor plant friends. As an Herbalist, Educator, and Ritualist for almost two decades, Kristin is a fierce advocate for environmental justice, health equity, and human rights.
Honoring her Mexican & Indigenous ancestors, Kristin is an initiated Ix Chel Priestess, in the tradition of Miss Beatrice Torres Waight. This directly led her to reclaim the native European traditions of her Celtic ancestors, and her Norse ancestors as a Seidkona. She is deeply committed to weaving modern knowledge together with traditional wisdom, whether in sessions with clients, or classes, workshops, apprenticeships, and retreats she offers.
Kristin is trained in Maya Abdominal Massage Practices, Holistic Pelvic CareTM, ancestral healing, plant spirit & herbal medicine, death midwifery & psychopomp, hypnotherapy, divination & mediumship, and soul retrieval. Kristin is a registered nurse, with a Bachelors in Science, a Bachelors of Arts in Behavioral Science & Anthropology, and a Master's Degree in International Relations. She is currently training as a Family Nurse Practitioner but knows that the earth and the ancestors will always be her greatest teachers.
Marian Rose brings over 30 years of experience in the healing arts to Apothecary Tinctura. She creates peaceful sessions that allow clients to experience release and relaxation, facilitating a return to wholeness for a sometimes fragmented body or soul. Her greatest gift is the integration of physical and energetic medicine into healing sessions. Trained in therapeutic, neuromuscular, oncology, lymphatic, lomi lomi, prenatal and Thai massage, she is skilled at infusing treatments with focused, balanced and truly customized body work. Shamanic healing, Reiki, Traditional Spiritual Healing, Bioenergetics, and chakra medicine are infused seamlessly into healing sessions to create powerful energetic and spiritual rebalancing. Specializing in Maya abdominal massage, Marian offers safe nourishing space for women to explore and unfold into their most rich vital selves during any phase of their journey. Around the shop you might hear her referred to as the "baby whisper", she has a special love and talent in caring for those cultivating fertility and preparing for birth.
Kimberly has spent the last 18 years cultivating her love and passion for the natural world and sharing it with others. She is well versed in the healing arts. In addition to being a clinical herbalist, Kim is also a Certified Massage Therapist and Aromatherapist. She practices many different modalities including Mayan Abdominal Therapy Practitioner, Mayan Tradition Spiritual healing, Lymph drainage massage, and Ashi-atsu barefoot massage. She has worked for 13 years at Apothecary Tinctura teaching classes in Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy, and works in the clinic. Her practice at Apothecary and her own private practice has an emphasis on women’s holistic health. She loves time in nature teaching people about wildcrafting, medicine making, and plant identification. Kim Studied herbal medicine with Micheal Moore at the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine. She also studied Aromatherapy with Kurt Schnaubelt at the Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy
Adrian is a certified nutritionist, certified clinical herbalist, and botany enthusiast. He originally trained in bioregional herbalism at the Columbines School of Botanical Studies in Eugene, OR. He then moved to Boulder to get his Nutrition and Clinical Herbalism Certifications at the Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism. His key values around health and healing work include:
Trusting a person’s own wisdom about their body
Respecting diverse identities and experiences
Body-positivity and health at every size
Holistic approaches to health that acknowledge structural violence
Lee holds a Masters of Classical Five Element Acupuncture from the Institute of Taoist Education and Acupuncture in Louisville, Colorado. During this three and a half year program, he engaged in 3,500 hours of education; including over 500 hours of hands-on clinical training.
His background includes training in women's health- using acupuncture, moxibustion and herbs to support issues around conception, pregnancy, post-partum and menstruation. This include helping people with fertility, turning breeched babies with moxibustion, supporting a healthy pregnancy, helping with morning sickness, helping to encourage the body to go into labor, alleviating menstrual cramps, and more. He has additional training in acupressure, shiatsu, herbology, and nutrition and can do low or no needle treatments upon request.
Megan Anderson, Shamanic Arts & Divination
Megan finds joy in opening to spirit to help heal herself, her community and the earth. Megan's background in herbal medicine made way for a journey that now includes plant spirit medicine, crystal work, shamanic practice and channeling, among other methods of divination and healing
REbecca Hilton, LMT & Ayurvedic Body Treaments
Rebecca began her career in the healing arts nearly twenty years ago as a Licenced Massage Therapist, specializing in Neuromuscular Therapy and Deep Tissue Massage, a yin/yang approach to her bodywork sessions unfolded due to her natural inclination for Energy work; as in.. just letting the energy flow! A simultaneous career in the healing art of singing, songwriting and recording led Rebecca to perform at various Spirit Conferences and Festivals over the next twelve years. In 2010 her path led her to Yoga, where she felt instantly at home, combining Yoga Teaching, Yoga Therapy and Massage Therapy for her clients and community. Recently Rebecca has been immersed in learning the ancient art and science of Ayurveda, and comes to Apothecary Tinctura offering insight on healthy practices, diet, lifestyle, herbs and body therapies with her unique Ayurvedic perspective. Rebecca is a 2017 graduate of the Ayurvedic College for Wellbeing and is available for individual private consultation, lifestyle coaching, bodywork, Ayurvedic body therapies, and sharing her ever increasing love and knowledge of herbs.
Every session with Rachel begins with entering into a co-creative space of magic and healing. Drawing from a variety of modalities Rachel creates custom sessions that nourish soul and psyche.
Using a combination of tarot, Reiki, shamanic journey, and sound healing, these sessions balance and align chakras, tug at the subconscious to reveal messages from your higher self and promote deep healing.
Geneva Montano, CPM
Geneva is a Certified Professional Midwife and Birth Doula offering homebirth midwifery care, doula services, prenatal, postpartum and well-woman care. She offers a monthly pregnancy support circle/ceremony at Apothecary Tinctura that is open to anyone by donation with complementary prenatal care before and after circle for those in need. She offers spirit medicine and womb care sessions to those who are trying to conceive, pregnant or postpartum. Geneva is a Colorado native and a mother of four children. She is trained and certified in sacred womb care, sacred pregnancy, sacred postpartum, prenatal yoga, birth art and spirit medicine. She has explored many paths of spirituality and has a deep personal practice and love of all things divine. She is committed to making homebirth and spiritual birth accessible to birthing people in Colorado. Sliding scale services available. www.sacredbirthdenver.com
Rebekah is a mother to three girls, body worker, student midwife, and intuitive healer. After a pilgrimage to the Ix Chel temple in Cozumel, she found her path and soul journey in earth based spirit medicine, and since then has been apprenticing with Kristin Schuch. She combines her nearly 20 years of body work practice with her ability to see/sense energy to offer an experience of intuitive healing touch, holding space for each person on their journey to peace, connection, and wholeness. Rebekah offers Wild Soul sessions and Ceremonial Bodywork at Apothecary Tinctura.
Serves as a Lukumi Priestess of Yemaya (Afro-Cuban Tradition), Spiritualist (Mediumship Communication With The Dead), First Degree Ritual Master under the lineage of Gudni Gudnason former member of the Golden Dawn Mystery School (High Magic), and Palo Mayombe Yaya (A Priestess in Congo African Tradition).
Services offered include: tarot, mediumship, astrology, personal amulets for employment, love, money, uncrossing, protection, chakra opening, dreams, fertility, court cases, peaceful home, ancestral work, healing, health, spiritual growth, spiritual house cleansing and protection, personalized spiritual baths, candle works and personalized abstract art pieces for spiritual growth for environments.
HANNAH HADDADI, divination & spiritual worker
Hannah is an aspiring death midwife/doula, community herbalist, spoken word poet, and writer. She combines her background and path in magic and divination to connect with her work in ritual, transformation, death, and rebirth. She holds deep curiosity, gratitude, and love for the divine, nature, plants, and the human connection. Hannah is very interested in the power of owning and speaking one’s truth, which she finds for herself within performance, art, and teaching. As a recent graduate from Metropolitan State University in Integrative Health and Human Services, Hannah believes in the importance of the integration of of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health in one’s daily life.
Services offered include: Candle Dressing, Ritual Magic, Transformational Magic, Death & Rebirth Work, Intuitive Medicine & Mediumship.
Lyndsey Hays, CCH, CN
Lyndsey Hays, a certified clinical herbalist and nutritionist, completed 1385 hours of study at the Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism in 2017. After three years of clinical experience and a lifetime of pursing her own healing, she is convinced of the body’s innate ability to heal when in alignment with the intuition of the soul and wisdom of ones own mind. She is skilled in guiding others into this journey of self healing and discovery.
While Lyndsey is gifted in her general practice, her passion and specialty is mental health and well being. Her approach is to find and connect clients with their herb allies through custom teas, tinctures, and flower essences. She also offers nutritional and regime recommendations to encourage overall vitality, mindfulness and embodiment.
Lauren Cannon, CH, CN
Lauren is a certified Clinical Herbalist, Flower Essence Practitioner, and Nutritionist who received her training from the Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism. Lauren is a skilled listener who is passionate about guiding people on their journey to uncover their best, most vital selves. She believes strongly that the state of the emotional body influences the wellness or dis-ease of the physical body, and vice versa. Through varying approaches including herbal remedies, flower essences, dietary and lifestyle protocols, Lauren’s goal is to bring her clients to a state of greater vibrancy.