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TODAY. By donation. No registration necessary. This is the first in a series of by donation classes. More coming soon!🌱 . Friday, April 10, 12-1pm PST with Atava Garcia Swiecicki, Founder of Ancestral Apothecary 🌷 . LIVE ON FACEBOOK & INSTAGRAM 🌎@AncestralApothecary . In times of crisis, plants can be some of our most important allies. As we face the COVID-19 pandemic, people's interest in plant medicine is growing . At this time, it’s important that we learn how to be in a reciprocal relationship with plants and don't just turn them into another capitalist commodity . In this class we'll talk about how to learn to listen to plants, how to take care of them and how to build relationship with them. If weather permits, this class will be broadcast from Atava's garden! 🌿 . . DONATIONS MAY BE SENT VIA: VENMO: @Ancestral_Apothecary PAYPAL: paypal.me/AncestralApothecary CHECK: Mail check to: Ancestral Apothecary, 3798 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94610 . . . #plants #herbalmedicine #ancestralmedicine
UPDATE: The waitlist is now open for The Curanderx’s Toolkit (Virtual Version) with @batultrueheart & @remediosbirthandhealing DATES: April 23 - June 4 (Seven Thursdays) TIME: 6:00-8:30pm PST LOCATION: Online via Zoom COST: $350, plus $15 materials fee for students who can pick up materials in Oakland/Huichin and $25 for students who prefer mailed materials (includes $10 for shipping) . Visit our website on profile link for info on how to register 🌿 . Learn healing skills steeped in ancient wisdom to provide basic health care to yourself & your family. This cycle we are offering a seven-session online series. We will highlight herbal medicine, and also incorporate music, meditation, and other aspects of curanderismo to learn how to care for our physical, emotional and spiritual health 🌸 . Class time will include demonstrations of how to make herbal medicines, spiritual baths and we will also learn and practice other curanderismo techniques, such as the self-limpia (energetic cleansing ceremony) 💦 . Open to all people of all genders . . . #curanderx #healing #herbalmedicine
A second session of Spring Italian Folk Medicine with @cimarutaremedies is now open! Wed class is full 🌞 Saturday, April 25, 1:00-2:00pm PST ONLINE VIA ZOOM $30 - 50 sliding scale . By choosing to enroll in this class, you help us insure that Ancestral Apothecary will continue to stay open and in business💓 . Visit our website on profile link for info on how to register 🌿 . This is the fourth in the series of seasonal Italian Folk Medicine class and will be a combination of a one hour live class via Zoom, pre recorded amaro making video, and a forum for discussion . This spring folk medicine class will center around Amaro and the plants and Goddesses associated with Mediterranean and Italian ancestral spring rites and celebrations . . #italian #herbalmedicine #amaro #italianfolkmedicine
Herbal Allies, An Introduction to Herbal Medicine with @red_autumn_rebekah is now happening online! . 6 Wednesday Sessions, April 22 – May 27th 4:00-6:00pm PST, $240 ONLINE VIA ZOOM By choosing to enroll in this class, you help us insure that Ancestral Apothecary will continue to stay open and in business💓 . Visit our website on profile link for info on how to register 🌿 . In a moment of great transformation, we can turn to the botanical world for inspiration, healing, grounding and resilience🌻 . Join us for an immersion into the world of healing with medicinal plants. This class will focus on building our relationship with our herbal allies and learning practical medicine making skills . Each class will cover in-depth one or more herbal medicines and we will learn how they work both physically and energetically. We will learn recipes and other ways to incorporate the plants into our lives . . . #herbs #herbalmedicine #herbalists #medicinalplants #medicinalherbs