Upcoming Classes & Workshops 
Summer, 2015

Summer is a time of fullness and blossoming, of extended light and warmth. 

Our community Medicinal Plant Walks will be happening once a month through August. They are an opportunity to identify and learn about the healing energies of local plants. On Sunday, July 21, we will be meeting at 45 Trapelo Rd., Lincoln on beautiful conservation land. 

We are excited to offer an Awakening the Spiritual Heart intensive this fall beginning September 16 with Patrice Green, who will introduce a three step process of protecting, centering, and opening the heart.  Students will receive flower essences, herbs and essential oils to support them through each phase in the process. 

Linda Patterson will teach the Art of Making Goat Milk Soap on Sunday, September 6 and, on Sunday, September 26, she will begin her extraordinary Aromatherapy Certification Course.

It is an honor to offer Lyme Disease Practitioner Training with Tommy Priester beginning Wednesday, September 9. This vital training provides comprehensive information about how to address Lyme disease and co-infections.

Please see below for more information about our classes and courses.

Green Blessings,
Madelon Hope















Upcoming Classes
Medicinal Plant Walks
Sundays, June 21, July 5 and August 9
1:00-3:00 p.m., $15. Children are free
On June 21, we will be meeting at 45 Trapelo Rd., Lincoln at Natalie DeNormandie’s beautiful land. Other Medicinal Plant Walks will be at Rock Meadow, Belmont
Various Herbal Teachers

Find out about healing plants in our area. Medicinal plants are everywhere - in our backyards, along the streets we walk, and in open spaces all around us. We will look at plants ranging from the familiar: dandelion and nettle, to the less well known: motherwort, burdock, chickweed, ground ivy and cleavers. You will learn which parts of the plants are used medicinally and how they nourish us and support health.

An Aromatherapy Certification Course
Sunday, September 26, October 3, November 7, December 5
10:00-5:00 p.m., $400 plus $50 materials fee
Linda Patterson, Clinical Herbalist and Aromatherapist
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Learn how essential oils work to heal the body, mind and spirit. This comprehensive course addresses the body systems, their common ailments and the essential oils most helpful for each condition. Three different methods of blending will be introduced with demonstrations on how to use essential oils in our everyday lives. There will be a particular focus on reducing stress. We will also be making our own natural cosmetics and learning how to use essential oils to trigger memory, mood and attraction,

The Art of Making Goat Milk Soap 
Sunday, September 6, 1:00-3:00 p.m.  $35 plus
$10 materials fee
12 Pelham Terrace, Arlington, MA 
Linda Patterson, Clinical Herbalist, Aromatherapist
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Come learn the art of making goat milk soap. Watch the demonstration of kitchen chemistry reveal techniques for creating beautiful and successful soap. The workshop will cover the benefits of different ingredients (coconut oil, palm kernel, olive and shea butter), molds, recipes and tools. All participants will leave with a sample of soap made that day.

Lyme Disease Practitioner Training
September 9, 23, October 7, 22, November 4, 19        
6:30-9:30 p.m. $395
4 Minebrook Rd., Lincoln, MA
Tommy Priester, Clinical Herbalist
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Sign up for Webinar

This training is designed to help practitioners understand and address Lyme disease and c0-infections in an effective and comprehensive way. Clinicians will learn how to work with protocols to eliminate symptoms and help people to return to normal functioning. There will also be information on how standard medications work and/or don’t work and which tests are accurate. Practicing healers will gain critical resources to help clients who have chronic Lyme.
You will learn how  to:

  Use herbs and supplements that specifically address Lyme disease and co-infections
  Support the body to repair damage caused by Lyme
  Determine which tests are most accurate
  Restore balance so that clients are symptom free
  Address the psycho-spiritual dynamics responsible for immune suppression
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Awakening the Spiritual Heart
with flower essences, herbs and essential oils
Wednesday, September 16, October 7, November 4, December 2
6:30-9:30 p.m. $150
Patrice Green, Flower Essence Practitioner and Herbal Educator
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In this intensive, we will focus on the heart as a physical, spiritual and emotional center. We will discuss a three step process of protecting, centering and opening the heart and the flower essences, herbs and essential oils most helpful for this practice. We will also talk about tools and techniques to strengthen our relationship with ourselves as we undertake this journey.

Month one will focus on heart protection, month two on heart centering and month three on heart opening. You will learn mantras, meditation and shamanic journeying techniques to deepen your awareness. Students will receive herbal tinctures, flower essences and aromatherapy blends to support them through each phase of the process.

Shamanic Plant Journeying
June 19, July 14,  August 11,  September 11 October 13
6:15-9:30 p.m. $25 
4 Minebrook Rd., Lincoln, MA 
Tommy Priester, Clinical Herbalist
Contact: www.bearmedicineherbs.com
This experience illustrates how physical and spiritual energies of a plant affect all levels of being. Participants meet the physical plant, experience the tincture and open to the energies of the flower essence. Through drumming and guided meditation, we make contact with plant wisdom for our own personal healing and the healing of the earth. This is a workshop for beginning and intermediate
herbalists as well for those who want to learn more about
shamanic journeying.

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for our workshops, you can sign up on-line or send a check to:

The Boston School of Herbal Studies

12 Pelham Terrace

Arlington, MA 02476

We also accept credit card payments directly.

For further information call 781.646.6319

or email: herbstudies@verizon.net