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Fall 2015: Herbal Medicine for Stress and Wellbeing - NCAR 120

Title

Fall 2015: Herbal Medicine for Stress and Wellbeing - NCAR 120

When

Mon. Nov 2, 2015 - Mon. Nov 23, 2015 (4 weeks)
Every Monday from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Where

Zehmer Hall, Room E

In today’s culture very few people are unaffected by stress. Even the amount of information on ways to reduce its impact can be overwhelming. This short 4-week course begins with an explanation of what is happening in our nervous, immune, and endocrine systems when we face stress triggers. It then illustrates healthy choices that can make a positive impact on sleep, digestion, anxiety levels, and overall wellbeing and happiness. With a primary focus on safe and effective herbal remedies, information on nutrition, essential oils, and lifestyle strategies will be interwoven. This is a hands-on course where participants make and take home samples of herbal remedies specifically designed to relieve stress in our lives.
 
Instructors: Kathleen Maier, RH, PA, has been a practicing herbalist for over twenty years. Her training as a physician’s assistant allows her to translate the language of medicine we know today and ground it in the wisdom of earth-centered practices known for millennia. Heather Wetzel, RH, MEd, has been serving Charlottesville as a community herbalist and herbal educator since 2007. She practices energetic herbalism and specializes in creating individualized wellness plans that support women and children’s health.
 
This class is offered by the School of Continuing & Professional Studies.
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