Herbal Education Classes

$ 35.00

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From time to time, we offer a variety of herbal classes ranging from herb walks to traditional water-bath canning and food preservation to making plant-based salves to basket-weaving with invasive vines. Come learn and grow with us! 

Nourishing Our Nervous Systems with Madelyn Ilana
Tuesday July 23rd, 6:30-8:30pm 
Cost: $35
We want this accessible to as many as possible so email madelyn.ilana@gmail.com if you'd like to arrange a sliding scale payment of $22-44.

Learn restorative practices to support a resilient and relaxed nervous system. Drawing from Qi Gong, Body Dialogue, Sound Healing, Polyvagal Theory, and Energetic Herbalism, this workshop will provide you with a toolbox of resources to support your well being.

We will begin with a gentle and nourishing movement and breathing practice, and from there we will have time to integrate and share, before going into a conversation on herbal medicine and flower essences to support our nervous systems. We will have time for Q & A throughout. 

Please wear loose fitting comfortable clothing that is easy to move and breathe in. Bring a yoga mat, water, a journal and a pen or pencil.

About Madelyn ilana:
Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Madelyn ilana is a singer/songwriter, teacher, herbalist, and somatic healing practitioner. She holds certifications in clinical herbal medicine from the Florida School of Holistic Living and the Blue Otter School of Energetic Herbalism. She is a certified practitioner of Body Dialogue, a unique form of somatic therapy focused on Breathing Coordination, alignment, and emotional intelligence. Madelyn also holds certifications in Reiki energy healing and CranioSacral Therapy. She sees clients locally at point center, a holistic health clinic in West Asheville. Madelyn can be found around town performing on her violin, and sharing her original music. Her passions include Daoist martial arts, musical mysticism, nature connection, plants, and embodiment practices.


Join Adam with Bigelow's Botanical Excursions Tuesday, July 30 from 10-1pm for a slow and gentle walk in Red Moon's garden & woodland trail. Adam will teach about the plants, identification including edible & medicinal uses, ecological roles and relationships, Cherokee and other Indigenous People's uses and stories.

Adam Bigelow is a horticulturist and amateur botanist who lives in Cullowhee, NC, and has been studying the plants and wildflowers of Southern Appalachia for over 20 years. Adam is the owner/operator of Bigelow’s Botanical Excursions, an eco-tour business leading guided plant walks in WNC. He is an avid organic gardener who founded and managed the Cullowhee Community Garden for ten years. Adam is a member of the planning committee for the Cullowhee Native Plant Conference, the largest and one of the oldest Native Plant conferences in the country and has attended the conference for many years. Adam lives in Cullowhee at 3,600 ft surrounded by Native Plants and Wildflowers