Amhran na Draoi: An Introduction to the Magic and Medicine of the Celts, Dec 2019

Amhran na Draoi: An Introduction to the Magic and Medicine of the Celts

Dates:  Saturday December 14th, 4pm – 8pm and Sunday December 15th, 11am – 4pm.

Location:  Ancestral Apothecary office, 3798 Grand Ave. Oakland

Cost: $120-$500 sliding scale. 

*** This is a FUNDRAISER for the scholarship fund for the 2020 Cecemmana Program***

In this two-day weekend class, we will journey together through the mystical and medicinal past of the Celtic people, stopping along the way to learn mythology, indigenous spiritual beliefs, plant wisdom, and the basics of unlocking and working with magic from a pan-Celtic lens. We will also discuss several plants of singular importance to the Celtic people during the Winter season, and make medicine and spiritual tools with them that can be taken home. Topics covered will include: history and myth, the four elements, Celtic ritual practices, basic herbal medicine, gods and goddesses of the Celtic pantheon, ancestral dreamwork, tree magic and tree medicine, Winter rituals, and much more.

Class taught by Rylan Sían.

Photo courtesy of Nick Amoscato.


Please click here to submit your application.

To reserve your spot, please mail class payment to:Ancestral Apothecary, 3798 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610.Alternatively, you may request a paypal invoice (3% finance charge).*We are not doing payment plans at this time. If the class becomes full- we will add you to the waitlist in the order you submit your application.

Access Information:

The classroom space is located up one flight of stairs. There is an alternate entrance available for folks who need it. Please contact us at the email below with your accessibility needs.

We ask folks to come free of perfumes, scented lotions, scented detergents, essential oils, and other scented products. While we strive to keep our space free from chemical scents, we share a building with others and are located above a nail salon. As an apothecary, there is regular use of smudging and essential oils in the space. Please contact us at the email below if you have concerns.

For more information: ancestralapothecaryassistant@gmail.com

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