Herbalism & Holistic Living

Mindfulness and Holistic Living

This is a program that allows adults to lead a mindful lifestyle with a more holistic approach. Different classes include varying types of yoga, meditation, Reiki, etc. It also has a strong focus on herbalism, and allows adults to gain a deeper understanding of the benefits that plants and essential oils hold. Participants can pick and choose from a number of herbalism topics and learn different ways of making their own products,  including herbal remedies, essential oils, soaps, candles, and much more.

**The  recommended deadline to sign up for the classes is two weeks prior to each class.**

 

Upcoming Classes:

New Moon Gong Meditation with Mantra

Throughout India, it is thought that the new moon and full moon are especially auspicious times for reflection—a time of contemplation on both our inner nature, as well as our interaction with the natural world. To honor this tradition, on the Sunday closest to each new moon this fall, the Arts at the Armory in collaboration with Emily Murphy Kaur & Harmeet Singh will hold space for a monthly special event: New Moon Gong Meditation with Mantra.

Dates and Times:  This event will be held the Sundays on 10/15, 11/19, and 12/17 at 7PM.

Herbal Remedies for Digestion

About the Event:  This class will address simple teas you can make at home and we’ll discuss herbs you can find at the grocery stores to improve your digestion such as thyme, cinnamon and more… We’ll also discuss probiotics, gut bacteria, the gut/brain connection, and alternative ways to better your health. Handouts will be provided. You will taste different herbs and teas throughout the session. You will also walk away with a tea blend created during the session.

Date and Time: This is a one time event that will be held on Wednesday, November 15th from 6-7:30PM

Herbs for Joint Health

About the Event: This class will address simple teas you can make at home and we’ll discuss herbs you can find in grocery stores to improve joint health, some for internal use, some for topical use. We’ll also discuss foods and other non-herbal ways to improve your joint health. Students will have the opportunity to taste all of the teas and herbs that will be discussed.

Date and Time: This is a one time event that will be held on Wednesday, November 13th from 7-8:30PM

Herb-Gift-Palooza

About the Event: As we skate into the holidays, now is the perfect time to learn how to make herbal gifts for your friends and family. In this workshop. we’ll make a simple syrup of a tasty aromatic herb that can be used to spice up your recipes (which can be repeated with almost any herb for endless herb preservation and culinary joys), as well as a unique herbal chai blend that can be adapted into teas, holiday drinks or a variety of recipes (and learn about the medicinal qualities of these spices). We’ll even make topical herbal items, including an herb infused cream, that is natural and protects and brightens. In fact, if time allows we will make a few different types of topical items. You will also take at least one of these gifts home with you at the end of the session.

Date and Time: This is a one time event that will be held on Thursday, November 14th from 7-8:30PM