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My Wellness Offerings

Holistic Wellness Consultations, Classes, Workshops and Community Gatherings are offered at my studio at Whiting Mills, 100 Whiting Street in sunny Winsted, Connecticut.

One-on-One Holistic Wellness Services 
March 21, 2018 update

In the spirit of Community, and Health 'n' Wellness Justice, I'm offering FREE/PWYW Wellness Consultations and Energy Healing sessions every Friday, by appointment.

These sessions are customized for you. Your session
might be focused on holistic herbal options, or time on the healing table. It might be your first time meeting with me, or it might be a follow-up. In any event, these services are offered to you FREE or PWYW (Pay What You Wish).

Initial consultations will fill at least an hour, and often require follow-up. In these sessions we explore together the holistic landscape of your wellness needs, desires and dreams. Together we'll work up a practice to support you in your personal challenges, and we'll work together in ways that empower you to nurture balance, harmony and wellness in the choices that you make - that they may best serve you and the goals you set for yourSelf.

This includes all flavors of holistic wellness consultations that I offer, including herbal consultations, garden-to-food, private teaching sessions, healing sessions, creative heART expression and customized intuitive readings. Group classes and workshops are offered separately (see below), though consultations can be highly educational ~ in fact, that's my intention!

And for the sake of clarity: While these consultations are free?PWYW, any herbs or herbals or other items are available for purchase, if desired, at standard cost. And if you don't know this already: Everything I make, I teach, and I'd love to teach you to create the Medicine that works for you. What I offer is YOUR Medicine ~ The Medicine of the People.

I'd LoVe to work with you, so I invite you to contact me if you're interested in a private wellness session!

Keep in mind that you may realize benefits from a wellness session even if you are healthy and well ~ in fact, that's what I'm all about! As I have said for years … don't wait to get sick to Be Well.

All sessions are By Appointment Only. 

Walk in the Woods School of Herbal Wellness

In addition to workshops, Walk in the Woods School of Herbal Wellness offers "formal" herbal studies in Winsted, Connecticut. This curriculum is a combination of Core Modules, Workshops and Apprentice Time. 

Walk in the Woods School of Herbal Wellness offers herbal studies in a combination of Core Classes, Workshops (electives) and Apprentices Time, all of which may be taken purely as desired without interest in certification, or with an objective to obtain a Walk in the Woods School of Herbal Wellness certification - your choice.

The reason for choice is, as I stress in our Introduction to Herbal Studies, herbalism is The Medicine of the People, there are neither certification nor licensing requirements to practice herbalism in the United States, and this is as it should be.

In any event, you can begin your studies with the Introduction to Herbal Studies class, which offers you insight into the total curriculum (which is adaptable for Self Study, which I also stress, for it is key no matter what external studies you pursue). The Intro Class also introduces you to my teaching style and herbal approach and is intended to facilitate your decision as to whether my outline, my classes, etc., might be a "good fit" for you before committing to further studies. Once you’ve taken the Introduction Class, you may join the Core Classes at any time, in any part of their rotation, within a year from the date of your Introduction class. Once you start the Core Classes, you can take them in any order you choose, in accordance with your schedule and budget. If you miss a Core Class, you simply catch it when it rotates around again on the calendar. Make sense? Also, Workshops may be taken and Apprentice Time may be scheduled at any time, and many students prefer these learning and experiential opportunities over the Core Classes.

Core Classes are typically scheduled on Thursday evenings, as well as two classes bundled on on Saturdays, every one to three weeks, and are cyclical - meaning they repeat throughout the year. This means if you miss one, you may catch it in the next cycle. Make sense?

Walk in the Woods School of Herbal Wellness offers a certificate of completion that is awarded upon fulfillment of the Core and Workshop requirements as outlined below, including 25 hours of Apprentice time and ongoing demonstration of mastery. Commitment to the certification program is not required and need not hinder you from exploring any of these classes. Your herbal studies may be pursued over as much time as desired or needed, allowing for flexibility of schedule, commitment and financial considerations.

A certification course overview, including average cost information follows:

Average Cost of Full Certification Study - $3155
~ 19 Core Classes $1615

~ 50 hours of Workshops $1250 (avg.)
~ 25 hours Apprenticeship $375
~ Demonstration of mastery

CORE CLASSES - $85 per class - Scheduled every 2-3 weeks, in rotation:

  • Intro to Herbal Studies, Physiology & Materia Medica
  • Physiology ~ Digestive System
  • Physiology ~ Integumentary System
  • Physiology ~ Cardiovascular / Circulatory System
  • Physiology ~ Renal / Urinary System
  • Physiology ~ Respiratory System
  • Physiology ~ Nervous System
  • Physiology ~ Endocrine System
  • Physiology ~ Lymphatic System
  • Physiology ~ "Liver System"
  • Physiology ~ Reproductive Systems
  • Physiology ~ Muscular System
  • Physiology ~ Skeletal System
  • Herbal Pharmacology
  • Cautions and Contraindications
  • Treatment Determinations
  • Dosage and Treatment Plans
  • Food as Medicine - Nutrition(taught as an open workshop)
  • Making Herbal Medicines (taught as an open workshop)

For more information regarding these studies please contact me.

These are just some of the workshops that I offer - past and present - and that are open to anyone and everyone, regardless of knowledge or experience. For dates and times, please contact me, visit the "What's Coming Up" pagesubscribe to our newsletter, or join us on FaceBook to receive event notices. Here are some of my current offerings:

  • Breast Wellness - A Holistic Herbs and Attitude Workshop
  • Fermenting Wellness
  • Fermenting Wellness - Mini Seasonal Workshops
  • Fermenting Spirit - The Art of Wine, Mead and Ale
  • First Aid Herbs for the Home Herbalist
  • Gaia Friendly Cleaning
  • Herb of the Month
  • Herbs to Relax By
  • Holistic and Herbal Aphrodisiacs
  • Learn to Make Your Own Kombucha
  • Making and Enjoying Your Own Herbal Oil Infusions
  • Make Your Own Herbal Elixirs, Oxymels and Shrubs
  • Make Your Own Alcohol-Free Herbal Medicines
  • Make Your Own Tinctures
  • Making Herbal Medicines – the Intensive
  • Making Libations - spirited and soft
  • Making Vinegar Infusions for Nutrition, Wellness and Delight
  • Making Your Own Botanical Cordials and Liqueurs
  • Making Your Own Flower Essences
  • Mystical, Magical, Spiritual Herbs
  • Pamper Yourself! - A Holistic and Herbal Spa Workshop
  • Plant Spirit Medicine - A Lecture and Meditation Workshop
  • Plant Spirit Medicine and Forest Bathing – an outdoor workshop
  • Sip Your Way to Wellness - A Tea Workshop
  • Sprouting an Herbal Business
  • The Organic Garden - Planning, Growing, Tending, Sustaining
  • The Bitter Truth – Delicious Bitter Tonics, Medicines for Food and Drink
  • Wellness and The Wheel of the Year – Autumn
  • Wellness and The Wheel of the Year - Winter
  • Wellness and The Wheel of the Year - Spring
  • Wellness and The Wheel of the Year - Summer
  • Wild Foods
  • ~ and more!

For more information regarding any of these workshops, please visit the "What's Coming Up" Pagejoin me on Facebook or subscribe to my newsletter ~ these are the best ways to keep up with the schedule! Of course, you may contact me at walkinthewoodsllc at gmail dot com or call me at 860.480.3642 as well!

~ rose
Walk in the Woods, LLC
Whiting Mills studio 310
100 Whiting Street
Winsted, Connecticut