HERBAL IMMERSION ~ May 25-30
A truly unique program, the Herbal Immersion is a week-long inspirational journey that infuses participants with a deep understanding of the principles of herbal medicine, traditional nourishment, and self-love. This circle of women gather all week at a mountain retreat--in safe and sacred space for each to rediscover their own wise woman within.
Group size: 20-25 women
Length: Six days, Sunday through Thursday
Instructors: In-depth teaching with Corinna Wood, Director of Southeast Wise Women
Focus: Hands-on, in-depth, experiential learning in a retreat setting with a small and intimate group of women.
Location: Bend of Ivy Lodge, 30 minutes from Asheville NC
Dates: May 25-30
Classes: Morning and afternoon class sessions (three hours each) covering medicine making, local wild edible and medicinal plants, nourishing traditional foods, women’s health, women as healers, plant communication, wildcrafting, and more.
Food & Lodging: Three delicious, nutritious meals/day are included, as is camping. Indoor lodging (private and semi private) is available for an additional fee.
HERBAL CONFERENCE ~ October 10-12
The Herbal Conference
weekend for women to learn, celebrate, and connect. Women come from all over the Southeast to learn about herbal medicine and women’s health in a vibrant, joyful, and loving community. Over the last ten years, this much-loved event has grow into an annual tradition for women from all walks of life.
Group size: Over 1,000 women
Length: Weekend event, Friday-Sunday
Instructors: Dozens of presenters, including leading herbal and women’s wisdom teachers from the Southeast and beyond.
Focus: Celebrating women, plants and earth-based healing in a festival type setting.
Location: Lake Eden, Black Mountain NC
Dates: October 10-12, 2014
Classes: Seven sessions (90 minutes each) with eight classes to choose from per session. Topics include herb walks, advanced herbalism, do-it-yourself herbalism, world traditions, nutrition, women’s health, myth & mystery, and much more.
Cost: $240 - $305. Early Bird Discount until May 30th
Food & Lodging: Camping is included. Communal indoor lodging is available for an additional fee. Meals are available for purchase.