Rebecca's Herbal Apothecary and Supply

Class Schedule: Summer & Fall 2014

Making Body Butters
Monday, August 11th, 6:30-8:00pm
Instructor: Faith Goguen Rodgers, certified clinical herbalist
Cost: $35.00, checks payable to Faith Rodgers

Learn to make decadent and nourishing body butters in your own kitchen! This is a fun class where you will get to learn about different natural butters including shea, cocoa, and mango butter. We will talk about the different properties of each, how to blend them, and ultimately how to create your own unique body butters. Participants will leave with recipes and samples of body butters made in class.

Herbal Bar
Wednesday, August 20th, 6:30-8:00pmParticipants must be 21 or over
Instructors, Liz Philbrick, certified clinical herbalist and nutritionist, Amber Brisson, certified clinical herbalist and nutritionist
Cost: $40.00, checks payable to Amber Brisson

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own bitters or spice up your favorite cocktail? Come explore how to make all of the mixers and main ingredients needed to stock your very own herbal bar! In this class we will discuss herbal infused liquors, cordials, simple syrups, bitters, and homemade mixers. Fresh and distinctive, homemade cocktails are fun and easy to craft! Participants will leave with recipes and samples of their favorite ingredients.

Herbs as Emotional Allies
Wed., September 3rd, 6:30-8:00pm
Instructor, Lauren Stauber, certified clinical herbalist and nutritionist, licensed massage therapist
Cost: $30.00, checks payable to Lauren Stauber

In this class, we'll learn about herbs that can support us through the emotional ups and downs of life. Well discuss approaches for general support, as well as for specific emotions such as grief, anger, or fear. We'll talk about the qualities of different herbal preparations, including teas, tinctures, aromatherapy blends, baths, and more, and we'll have an opportunity to try some remedies together. Each student will go home with a tea sample, a personal medicine pouch created in class, and an informative handout.

Fertility Awareness Method Workshop
Monday, September 8th, 6:30-8:30pm Monday, September 15th, 6:30-8:30pm
Instructors: Faith Goguen Rodgers, certified clinical herbalist and Liz Philbrick, certified clinical herbalist and nutritionist
Cost: Individuals — $50/ both classes, Couples — $75/ both classes, checks payable to Faith Rodgers.

Join us for an insightful workshop dedicated to The Fertility Awareness Method. FAM is a method of observing and charting fertility signs to either avoid pregnancy, achieve pregnancy, or to monitor your gynecological health. FAM is an effective, well-researched method for determining fertility and infertility. It is also a powerful way to develop a deeper understanding and relationship with your body. The first class will cover the history of natural family planning methods and their effectiveness, basic physiology of the menstrual cycle and recognizing fertility signs. The second class will teach you how to chart, the rules for natural birth control, ways to maximize your chances of achieving pregnancy and how to use FAM to determine overall health.

Nourishing a Healthy Menstrual Cycle
Monday, September 22nd, 6:30-8:30pm
Instructors: Faith Goguen Rodgers, certified clinical herbalist and Liz Philbrick, certified clinical herbalist and nutritionist
Cost: $35.00 ($25.00 for participants of the FAM Workshop), checks payable to Faith Rodgers.

In this informative class we will explore herbal and nutritional methods to support a healthy menstrual cycle. Periods need no longer be a negative event, instead we can learn to love and support our bodies through this beautiful process. Not only will we touch on overall menstrual health, but we will also address specific issues that can come up in a menstrual cycle and how to deal with them. These topics will include, hormone imbalances, PMS, heavy bleeding, cramping, acne and more. You will leave this class with information, recipes and a feeling of empowerment about your reproductive health.

Medicinal Mushrooms
Wednesday, September 24th, 6:30-8:00pm
Instructors, Kate Briggs, certified clinical herbalist, Amber Brisson, certified clinical herbalist and nutritionist
Cost: $35.00, checks payable to Amber Brisson

Expensive cuisine, immortality tonic, and decomposer, medicinal mushrooms have been used for centuries as food, tea, and medicine. Come explore the fascinating world of fungi, from ancient history to modern medical research. We will highlight ways to incorporate these magnificent mushrooms into your life! Participants will receive recipes and samples.

*Kid's Herbal Classes Details
Each class will include hands on participation and each child will go home with a remedy we make together. Classes are geared for children ages 6-12, but all ages over 4 are welcome to participate. Parents are encouraged to stay with children under 6, although parent participation is not required. Hot water and an electric stove will be used during class. Classes are limited to 10 children.


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Instructors
Kate Briggs
Amber Brisson
Faith Goguen Rodgers
Elizabeth Holtman
Rebecca Luna
Ellie Martin
Lauren Stauber
Adriana Sugrue
Amy Timmons
Visiting Instructors

Registration and Payment
We recommend early registration. Payment for classes is made by cash or check payable to the instructor. Your space in the class is reserved once payment is received. Please be aware that classes fill up quickly, so sign up early. If you are not able to come by the shop with payment, you may send in a check by mail to:

1227 Spruce Street
Boulder, CO 80302

Please be sure to include the class title, your name and your phone number.

Please note that your registration is not final until we receive payment. Feel free to call us anytime with questions concerning classes at 303.443.8878.

Cancellation Policy
Refunds will only be given if you cancel your class at least 24 hours before the class begins.

Location
All classes are held at the shop unless otherwise noted in class description. Rebecca's Herbal Apothecary & Supply is located at 1227 Spruce St. in downtown Boulder, Colorado. Between 13th Street & Broadway on Spruce Street, next to the Hotel Boulderado.

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