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Twin Star Herbal Education

175 hour 8-month

Foundations in Herbalism

Spring 2016 

"This class provides a great foundation in herbal medicine. Lupo's extensive experience and knowledge allows for her to meet the students where they are at, whether with lots of experience with herbs and plants or none at all! She helps us build a relationship with the plants"

-M. B. 2013 Graduate

At Twin Star Herbal Education we draw upon traditional, holistic modalities that empower individuals to live a healthy and peaceful modern life. This program will meet one weekend a month throughout the growing season, March through October.

Each session focuses on one of the seven sacred healing centers (chakras) and the corresponding system of the body. We honor and recognize the significant connection between well-being and our direct relationship with nature. This program provides the opportunity to continually deepen that bond by spending time outdoors in Natures classroom discovering the numerous healing benefits of the plants that grow all around us. By strengthening our knowledge and understanding of herbal wisdom we reclaim our health back into our own hands and continue to evolve the healing exchange between our communities, our planet and ourselves.

To insure a personal and intimate experience class size is limited, please contact us at [email protected] to reserve your 2015 spot.

Class Schedule

We are only offering TWO weekday Foundations in Herbalism classes in 2016! One at our home studio in New Milford, CT AND the other at our Sister Studio in Brooklyn, NY! Choose the location that is best for you! If you are interested in attending a weekend course please check out our women's apprenticeship program - Spiral Path

New Milford, CT & Brooklyn, NY

Our Weekday Program at our home studio in New Milford, CT will be offered on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month March-October (July & Sept will be the 2nd & 3rd Monday due to Holidays) from 9:30- 4:30

Our Brooklyn, NY classes will be offered Help Your Self in Greenpoint, Brooklyn on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month March-October (July & Sept will be the 2nd & 3rd Monday due to Holidays) from 10:30- 5:30

ALL Classes will include:

A Healing Circle

Herbs for the Systems of the Body

Herbal Remedies/Recipes

Plant Identification Walks

Medicine Wheel Gardening

Wildcrafting/Harvesting/Planting

Breath Work/Meditation

Chakra System/Energy Healing

Asanas for the Chakras   

Participants will create a variety of herbal remedies throughout the program to take home & will be responsible for 50+ hours of homework/self study. Students will receive a certificate of recognition for 175 hours of studies upon completion of the course.   

Monthly Topics/Dates

Monday Dates Below*

March - Intro to Herbalism - Energy Healing w/ the Chakras - Wildcrafting - Spring Tonics

April - Root Chakra - Herbal Energetics/Actions - Nervous System/Stress - Herbal Teas

May - Sacral Chakra - Male/Female Reproductive System - Herbal Skincare - Medicinal Oils

June - Solar Plexus Chakra - Digestive System - Detoxifying Herbs - Medicinal Salves

July - Heart Chakra - Circulatory System - Flower Essences - Tinctures and Glycerites

August - Throat Chakra - Eyes/Ears/Nose - Immune Support - Herbal Syrups

September - Third Eye Chakra - Herbs for Children - Aromatherapy - Herbal Powders

October - Crown Chakra - Herbal First Aid - Student Become Teacher - Closing Ceremony

November - Graduation Ceremony (Date TBA)