2013 Sage Mountain Programs
"My job as a teacher is simply to unlock the key that opens one's heart, the passageway to ones inner wisdom and sense of 'knowing' that links us with our ancetral knowledge of the plants" ~ Rosemary Gladstar
The Foundations of Herbalism
with Rosemary Gladstar
September 25 ~ 29, 2013
Join Rosemary for this wonderful introduction into the world of herbalism. This class will emphasize the foundations of herbalism and herbs for family health. There will be lots of hands on learning and activities, including making herbal products, learning to identify, harvest and prepare plants, creating a first aide kit, and learning how to use plants for health and healing…..all taught in Rosemary’s joyful inspiring way with plants.
A sampling of topics we’ll cover:
Herbal Preparation ~ learn to make high quality herbal tinctures, salves, infusions, decoctions and beautiful herbal oils
Herbal First Aide ~ create your own personalized herbal home first aide kit
Plant Identification ~ join Rosemary on herbal identification walks through garden, meadow and woodlands
Plant Spirit Medicine ~ learn to deeply connect with the plants and how to work with their spirit and essence
Flower Essences ~ learn to make your own flower essences and how to use these special medicines
Herb Gardening ~ planning, planting and tending your herb garden
Cooking with Herbs ~ Rosemary will share her favorite wild and cultivated herbal recipes.
Using Herbs and Herbal Remedies for Home Health ~ how to put into practice your budding herbal knowledge. We will cover safety issues, dosaging, creating an herbal apothecary for the home, and other essential details that will help you develop your herbal skills.
An ‘herb camp’ as much as an ‘herb school’, students learn more than seems possible in a few days time, while having a ‘ton of fun’, enjoying the relaxing atmosphere of Sage Mountain and the great company of other herb students.
$695 includes all classes, materials, recipes, handouts, and field trips, and a delicious lunch daily.
For those wishing to stay at Sage Mountain, there is an additional $150 charge for camping and three hearty & healthy delicious meals daily (limited indoor lodging in dormitory style rooms available as well).
Beyond Herbology 101
Beyond Herbology 101
Developing Essential Tools of Herbal Practice
with Rosemary Gladstar,
Margi Flint & Sandra Lory
October 3 ~ 6, 2013
Beyond Herbology 101 has consistently been one of our favorite and most popular programs on Sage Mountain. We generally invite two teachers and Rosemary to discuss topics of interest for the intermediate to advanced students of herbalism. We decided to offer it once again for those intermediate students of herbalism who wish to develop and hone their skills of herbal practice.
This year Beyond Herbology will focus on:
Whether these skills are new to you, or you have already begun your studies on these subjects, Beyond Herbology will help you further develop these essential tools of herbal practice. Margi Flint, Sandra Lory and Rosemary Gladstar have all been practicing community herbalists for many years, are well known and skillful teachers and are delighted to share their knowledge, wisdom and love of plants with you.
This four-day intensive includes 6-8 hours of class time daily, with time in between for herb walks, garden strolls, soaking in the outdoor hot tub, and an evening sauna in our large wood fired cedar sauna.
$695 includes all instruction, materials, handouts, and a delicious lunch daily. For those wishing to stay at Sage Mountain, there is an additional $150 charge for camping and three hearty delicious meals daily (limited indoor lodging in dormitory style rooms available as well).
* Special Offer! Sign up for both The Foundations of Herbalism and Developing the Essential Tools of Herbal Practice for $1000 and save $390.