Upcoming Classes & Workshops 
Fall, 2014

Tommy Priester is teaching Lyme Disease Practitioner Training beginning September 8 and Linda Patterson is offering the Art of Making Goat Milk Soap on September 7 and her extraordinary Aromatherapy Certification Course beginning September 21.

Please see below for more information about our classes and our monthly 
Medicinal Plant Walks.
Green Blessings,
Madelon Hope

Upcoming Classes
Shamanic Plant Journeying 
Tuesday, October 14, November 11, December 9
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.

The Art of Making Goat Milk Soap
Sunday, September 7 
1:00-3:00 p.m., $35 plus $10 material fee
12 Pelham Terrace, Arlington, MA
Linda Patterson, Clinical Herbalist, Aromatherapist
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Come learn the ancient art of soap making this fall. Watch the demonstration of kitchen chemistry reveal techniques for creating beautiful and successful goat milk soap. The workshop will cover the benefits of different ingredients (goat milk, coconut oil, palm kernel, olive oil and shea butter), molds, recipes and tools. All participants will leave with a sample of soap made that day. 

Lyme Disease Practitioner Training
Monday, September 8, 29, October 20, November 10
6:30-9:30 p.m. $395
4 Minebrook Rd., Lincoln, MA
Tommy Priester, Clinical Herbalist
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This course is designed to help practitioners understand and address Lyme Disease and Co-infections in an effective and comprehensive way. Clinicians will learn how to work with protocols to ease dreadful 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.

An Aromatherapy Certification Course
Sunday, September 21, Saturday, October 25, Sunday, November 16, Sunday, December 14
10:00-5:00 p.m. $400 plus $50 for materials
12 Pelham Terrace, 
Linda Patterson, Clinical Herbalist and Aromatherapist

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 of how to use essential oils in our everyday lives. We will also be making our own natural cosmetics and learning how to use essential oils to trigger memory, mood and attraction.

All About Honey; an Herbal Honey Workshop
Thursday, October 9, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $25
12 Pelham Terrace, Arlington
Stephanie Elson, Herbal Educator and Bee Keeper
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In this hands-on workshop, you will learn how honey is produced by the bees, its uses throughout history, and its amazing medicinal and nutritional properties. Not only is honey delicious,but it can boost energy and immune function, soothe coughs, and help heal wounds; it is anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, laxative, and anti-fungal. This workshop includes a tasting of local and varietal honeys and a hands-on project where we will make a medicinal honey syrup and, of course, sample it.

Herbal Ecology; landscape as a key to a plant’s character
Thursday, October 16, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $25
12 Pelham Terrace, Arlington, MA
Natalie DeNormandie, Ecological Herbalist and Landscape Architect
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Learning about different habitats and the medicinal plants they attract is important for understanding and an herb’s character. This course will focus on the main eco-regions of New England, where they are located, and what herbs, families and plant communities are found there. The goal is to provide an understanding of landscape ecology as a tool for meeting and identifying plants and as a key to their healing actions. 

Seasonal Affective Disorder
Thursday, October 23, 6:30-9:30 p.m. $25
12 Pelham Terrace, Arlington, MA
Patrice Green, Herbal Educator
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During the darkest months, some people experience fatigue, melancholy, craving for carbohydrates, and an increased need for sleep. In this workshop, we will explore a variety of causes for seasonal affective disorder and how to address them. We will discuss herbs to help correct neuro-endocrine imbalances, flower essences to help bring light into our lives, essential oils to soothe and nurture us during the winter journey, and nutrition and exercise to help balance and strengthen the body. 

Registration Form for Classes PDF


 To Register

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

Registration Form-5.pdf