News March 2016 -- Classes & Best of Boulder

Best of Boulder 2016

It’s that time of year again for Best of Boulder voting. Normally I would not be so bold as to solicit votes, but this one is especially important to us. After 6 awesome years of service, our head Medicine Maker/Production Manager is moving on to have her baby. She wants to go out on a win!! We regularly come in second, but let’s give Liz a wonderful send off and bring it home to 1st!! Please help us do that. It’s very good karma to make a pregnant woman happy. The survey will be live until midnight March 31st, 2016.
 

How to vote

Enter your information and start the survey. The survey is multiple choice, if you don’t see the business name you are looking for, choose “Write in a Nominee”. To nominate us be sure to use our full name “Rebecca’s Herbal Apothecary”. You don’t have to answer every question, but you must answer at least 25 questions for the ballot to be counted.

Some suggested categories we would like to be nominated for:
Retail – Best Bath & Body Shop, Best Independent Business and Best Gifts
Fitness & Health – Best Skin Care Services  

We love what we do and our customers regardless if we win or not. Thank you for your time and consideration. 
Warmly,
Rebecca

Spring Classes

We have so many fun spring & summer classes coming up. We recommend signing up early as classes do fill quickly. Sign up online at www.rebeccasherbs.com.
 

Saturday, April 9th

Mental & Emotional Health with Brigitte Mars

Time: 12:00-2:00pm 
Instructor: Brigitte Mars, herbalist, author & university professor
Cost: $30.00

Learn to use food, herbs, essential oils and lifestyle techniques to improve depression, anxiety, fear, grief, stress, trauma, as well as enhance intelligence and sleep.
 

Wednesday, April 13thHerbal Bitters

Herbal Bitters and Cocktails

Participants must be 21 or over Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Instructors: Liz Philbrick, certified clinical herbalist and nutritionist, Amber Brisson, certified herbalist and nutritionist
Cost: $40.00

Fresh and distinctive, homemade bitters and cocktails are easy and fun to craft! Learn how to make cocktail bitters, herbal mixers, cordials, simple syrups and infused liquors to stock your very own herbal bar.
 

Saturday, April 16th

Homemade Summer Skin Care

Time:2:00-4:00pm
Instructor: Faith Rodgers, certified clinical herbalist
Cost: $40.00

Treat your skin this summer! Learn to create your own sunscreen, natural bug repellant, homemade deodorant and more using all-natural, botanical ingredients.
 

Saturday, April 23rd

Immune Health with Brigitte Mars

Time: 11:00-1:00pm
Instructor: Brigitte Mars, herbalist, author & university professor Immune Health with Brigitte Mars
Cost: $30.00
Learn to use food, herbs, essential oils and lifestyle techniques to improve resistance to disease, overcome illness more quickly and deal more effectively with infection, colds, flu, respiratory distress, allergies, skin disorders, and auto immune conditions like MS and  lupus.
 

Monday, April 25th

The Budding Herbalist: Herbs 101

Time:5:30-7:30pm 
Instructors: Becca Wasserman, certified clinical herbalist, Amber Brisson, certified clinical herbalist & nutritionist
Cost: $35.00

Interested in taking your herbal curiosities to the next level? In the first class of this three part series, we will learn about 15 different commonly used herbs and their broad range of applications.
 

Thursday, April 28thPain Series: Teas & Tinctures

Pain Series: Teas & Tinctures

Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Lauren Stauber, certified clinical herbalist & nutritionist, licensed massage therapist
Cost: $35.00

In this class, we'll learn about herbs that can bring relief from pain in the form of teas and tinctures.
 

Saturday, April 30th

Therapeutic Value of Culinary Herbs with Brigitte Mars

Time: 12:00-2:00pm
Instructor: Brigitte Mars, herbalist, author & university professor
Cost: $30.00

Learn how to use common spices like cayenne, garlic, rosemary, turmeric, and vanilla. Culinary herbs can do so much more than flavor food, including improving health and immunity.
 

Saturday, April 30thHomemade Facial Care Workshop

Homemade Facial Care Workshop

Time:3:00-5:00pm
Instructor: Linda Byington, Registered Aromatherapist
Cost: $45.00

Would you like to be able to indulge yourself at home in a complete facial with items you created? In this workshop, which is just in time for Mother’s Day (hint, hint), you will make an almond & oat cleanser, facial mask, skin toner, and beauty balm.
 

Wednesday, May 4th

Lotions & Creams

Time:6:00-8:00pm
Instructor: Faith Rodgers, certified clinical herbalist
Cost: $40.00

Learn to make decadent lotions and creams in your kitchen.  This class will give you simple techniques, tips and easy to follow recipes.  
 

Wednesday, May 11th

Women’s Herbal Self Care

Time: 6:00-8:00pmwomens herbal self care
Instructor: Liz Philbrick, certified clinical herbalist & nutritionist
Cost: $35.00

Being a woman is a wonderful thing! In this class we will explore different ways to support our bodies and spirits with herbs.
 

Saturday, May 14th

Mineral Make-Up Workshop

Time: 10:00-12:30pm
Instructor: Amber Brisson, certified clinical herbalist & nutritionist
Cost: $70.00

A fun, hands-on workshop where you will make your very own mineral makeup set with base mineral powders, iron oxides, micas and organic oils.
 

Saturday, May 14th

The Budding Herbalist Series: Herb Gardening 101

Time: 2:00-4:00pmThe Budding Herbalist Series: Herb Gardening 101
Instructors: Becca Wasserman, certified clinical herbalist
Cost: $35.00

Dig into your herbal curiosities in the garden! Learn how to grow 10 different herbs that can be easily cultivated at home in pots or in a garden bed.
 

Saturday, May 21st

Essential Oils for Stress

Time: 3:00-4:30pm
Instructor: Linda Byington, registered aromatherapist
Cost: $25.00

Feeling stressed or anxious? Stress can cause emotional upsets that make you feel nervous or tense. Learn why essential oils are a wonderful therapy to help manage these emotions.
 

Monday, May 23rd

The Budding Herbalist Series: Medicine Making 101

Time: 5:30-7:30pm The Budding Herbalist Series: Medicine Making 101
Instructors: Becca Wasserman, certified clinical herbalist, Amber Brisson, certified clinical herbalist 
Cost: $35.00

Learn how to stock your kitchen and medicine cabinet with your very own homemade herbal remedies.
 

Thursday, May 26th

Pain Series: Liniments & Balms

Time: 5:30-7:30pm 
Instructor: Lauren Stauber, certified clinical herbalist & nutritionist, licensed massage therapist
Cost: $35 for single class, $90 for all three classes

In this class, we'll learn about herbs that can bring relief from pain in the form of topical liniments and balms.
 

Saturday, June 11th

Spring Herb Walk

Time: 10:00-12:00pmSpring Herb Walk
Instructors: Kate Briggs, certified clinical herbalist, Amber Brisson, certified clinical herbalist & nutritionist
Cost: $30.00

Come explore the fresh sprouting plants of spring with two local herbalists on an informative and fun herb walk.
 

Saturday, June 18th

Aromatherapy for Travel

Time:12:00-1:30pm
Instructor: Linda Byington, Registered Aromatherapist
Cost: $25.00

Digestive difficulties, heat exhaustion, bug bites, sleep upsets, and general weariness can plague the traveler. Learn how aromatherapy is wonderful at helping to manage these complaints.
 

Thursday, June 30thPain Series: Compresses, Poultices, Soaks

Pain Series: Compresses, Poultices, Soaks

Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Instructor: Lauren Stauber, certified clinical herbalist & nutritionist, licensed massage therapist
Cost: $35 for single class, $90 for all three classes

In this class, we'll learn about herbs and other ingredients that can bring relief from pain in the form of topical compresses, poultices, and soaks.