Friday, August 19, 2011

Talking to Trees: Exploring the Medicine of the Tree Nation ONLINE INTENSIVE starts October 1!

Talking to Trees: Exploring the Medicine of the Tree Nation
8 week online intensive
$150-$200 sliding scale
 October 1, 2011- November 26, 2011

Back by popular demand!  I have had several folks request another run of Talking to Trees- so here's your chance! 
Grandmother of Oak trees
Join herbalist, tree lover, and wild woman Darcey Blue for an online intensive all about the Trees!  8 weeks of lessons, personal correspondence with Darcey, and community of sharing and learning for the duration of the course!  

• Learn about 20 of the major medicinal trees of North America
o Ecology and biology
o Energetic, medicinal and practical uses
o harvesting, preparations, medicine making
o Tree essences
o folklore and more

• Make your own medicinal oils, tinctures, teas and smudges
• Learn how to identify and work with trees unique to your bioregion
• Share experiences and learning with other herb students, herbalists and plant lovers.

Weekly lessons sent via e-mail, and group discussion on an e mail list forum is expected as part of the course. Please plan to devote 2-4 hours of time per week to this intensive.  Readings, journalling, time spent with trees around you and medicine making assignments all take time.  This is a hands on and experiential intensive, you will get out of it what you put into it.  The best way to learn about plants, including trees is to spend time with them, around them and getting to know them.  Please be ready to dive in with excitment!  
Some additional books and supplies are required for the course.  Syllabus available upon request.  

Please register with a $50 deposit by Sept 30, 2011 by e mailing
Space is limited, so register as soon as you are ready to commit!  
Full course payment expected by Oct 1, 2011 unless a payment plan is previously arranged.  No refunds available after Oct 8.

Save your spot in the course with a deposit now!

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