DIY ~ Hands-on Body & Medicinal Herbal Making Workshop
Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

DIY ~ Hands-on Body & Medicinal Herbal Making Workshop

Lunch
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Presented by Vicki Greener, Aromatic Specialist & Brittney Sounart, Clinical Herbalist

On or before Saturday, Apr. 13th:
$115 w/ lunch (early bird special)
$105 w/o lunch (early bird special)

Starting Sunday, Apr. 14th:
$145 w/ lunch
$135 w/o lunch
Early bird special expires April 13th including for those registered but not yet paid.

Join us, Brittney and Vicki, for a full day of fun and learning.
We will teach you how to make:

  • Infused Herbal Oil

  • Pain Relief Gel

  • Lip Balms

  • 3 types of Body Lotions

  • Herbal Salve

  • Medicinal Syrups

  • Sugar Scrubs

  • Aromatherapy Spritzers

  • Body Oil

  • Foaming Anti-bacterial Hand Soap

  • Herbals Candy and Snacks

Recipes and handouts are included so you will be able to make them at home by yourself.

Best of all, you will walk away with samplings of all your homemade, great natural products! (Most supplies are available at Desert Sage Herbs with a 20% Off Discount the day of the workshop) (20% Off not valid with any other offers, prior purchases or sale items.  Cannot be used on classes or gift certificates.)        

Class size is limited and this class fills up quickly, so make sure to sign up and prepay early.

Register for classes online, in store or by phone 480.785.9065.
Pay for classes online or in store.

Pre-registration and pre-payment is required for this class at least 1 week prior to class date.  
Online class registration is free. There is a convenience fee when paying for classes online.


Refund policy for this class:  Unfortunately there can be no cancellations or refunds after Saturday, April 20th.

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Breathing & The Power of the Spoken Word
May
8
6:00 PM18:00

Breathing & The Power of the Spoken Word

Presented by: J.W. Gartland

$30

Breath is the elixir of life. And words are our magic wands. Along with a deep connection with the Infinite Intelligence, God, Spirit - it’s all we need for health, wealth, love and perfect self-expression. We all have the power to heal ourselves, it’s our divine right. In this class we will discuss the breath and the power of words and how to use them to have the life we are destined for. We will discuss breathing techniques, how to use the right words at all times, as well as tea rituals and using essential oils with the breath. The class will be filled with aromas, tea, and breathing.

Everyone will receive an essential oil roller bottle with a blend of invigorating oils to stimulate breathing.

Register for classes online, in store or by phone 480.785.9065.
Pay for classes online or in store.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required for all classes at least 5 days prior to class.  
Online class registration is free. There is a convenience fee when paying for classes online.


Refund policy for all classes:  Unfortunately there can be no cancellations or refunds 5 days or less prior to the scheduled class.  *Please Note:  Some classes may have a different pre-registration and cancellation policies.  Please check each class to make note.

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Supporting Blood Pressure & Cholesterol Levels Naturally
May
18
1:00 PM13:00

Supporting Blood Pressure & Cholesterol Levels Naturally

Presented by Brittney Sounart, RH (AHG) Clinical Herbalist

On or before Saturday, May 11th:
$25
(early bird special)

Starting Sunday, May 12th:
$30
Early bird special expires May 11th, including for those registered but not yet paid.

 According to the CDC, over ½ a million people die of heart disease a year-that is 1 in every 4 deaths. Heart disease can be addressed with a holistic lifestyle that includes diet, exercise, sleep and reducing inflammation. 

This class will empower you to take control of your health by learning ways to lessen your risk of heart disease. Herbs and supplements will be discussed that can lower blood pressure and cholesterol naturally while supporting and strengthening the heart and entire cardiovascular system. In addition, I will discuss blood work that you can request from your family doctor that can give you an idea of your risk of cardiovascular disease.

Register for classes online, in store or by phone 480.785.9065.
Pay for classes online or in store.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required for all classes at least 5 days prior to class.  
Online class registration is free. There is a convenience fee when paying for classes online.


Refund policy for all classes:  Unfortunately there can be no cancellations or refunds 5 days or less prior to the scheduled class.  *Please Note:  Some classes may have a different pre-registration and cancellation policies.  Please check each class to make note.

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TCM Energetic Concepts and Western Botanicals for Respiratory Support @ SW Herb Fest in Prescott, Arizona
Jun
1
8:30 AM08:30

TCM Energetic Concepts and Western Botanicals for Respiratory Support @ SW Herb Fest in Prescott, Arizona

SW Herb Fest in Prescott, Arizona

HIGHLANDS CENTER FOR NATURAL HISTORY
8:30 AM - 4:00PM (
FULL-DAY REGISTRATION INCLUDES LUNCH AND ALL CLASSES LISTED HERE)

Early Bird Registration (November 1 - February 28, 2019) $115.00
Registration March 1st or later $155.00

Visit SW Herb Fest website to register and for more information.

Brittany Sounart RH (AHG) - TCM Energetic Concepts and Western Botanicals for Respiratory Support

Traditional Chinese Medicine uses the constitution of an individual to support and resolve their underlying condition/s.  We can utilize these principles with our Western herbs and in turn, producing a more desirable outcome.  In this discussion, Brittney will focus on the respiratory system and how one can incorporate the energetics of herbal medicine so as to create a better treatment plan geared toward the individual person. She will address various respiratory issues like acute and chronic coughs, asthma, bronchitis and sinus conditions. 

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Herbs for Women's Health
Apr
15
6:00 PM18:00

Herbs for Women's Health

Presented by Brittney Sounart, RH (AHG), Clinical Herbalist

On or before Monday, Apr. 8th:
$25
(early bird special)

Starting Tuesday, Apr. 9th:
$30
Early bird special expires Apr. 8th, including for those registered but not yet paid.

At all ages and times in our life we experience different types of hormonal changes. This class will be discussing how women can support and balance their hormones. PMS, fertility, menstrual irregularities and menopausal concerns will be discussed. We will be making herbal teas and nutritious herbal snacks. All supplies, handouts and recipes are included.

Register for classes online, in store or by phone 480.785.9065.
Pay for classes online or in store.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required for all classes at least 5 days prior to class.  
Online class registration is free. There is a convenience fee when paying for classes online.


Refund policy for all classes:  Unfortunately there can be no cancellations or refunds 5 days or less prior to the scheduled class.  *Please Note:  Some classes may have a different pre-registration and cancellation policies.  Please check each class to make note.

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Supporting Healthy Blood Sugar Levels and Weight Loss
Apr
8
6:00 PM18:00

Supporting Healthy Blood Sugar Levels and Weight Loss

Presented by Brittney Sounart, RH (AHG) Clinical Herbalist

THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.

On or before Monday, April 1st
$25
(early bird special)

Starting Tuesday, April 2nd
$30
Early bird special expires April 1st including for those registered but not yet paid.

According to the CDC, more than 100 million adults in the US are living with diabetes or pre-diabetes. Did you know that fasting glucose levels should be in the range of 75-85 for optimal health? If these test numbers are regularly higher you might be experiencing pre-diabetes or insulin resistance which is inhibiting your ability to lose weight and manage inflammation and pain. 

This class will look to empower people into learning how to optimize their blood sugar levels, lose weight and reduce side effects from having high blood sugar levels. Learn what foods, herbs, supplements and blood work can empower yourself to optimal health. In addition, learn how a simple glucometer may support your weight loss goals and lessen the chances of becoming diabetic.

Register for classes online, in store or by phone 480.785.9065.
Pay for classes online or in store.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required for all classes at least 5 days prior to class.  
Online class registration is free. There is a convenience fee when paying for classes online.


Refund policy for all classes:  Unfortunately there can be no cancellations or refunds 5 days or less prior to the scheduled class.  *Please Note:  Some classes may have a different pre-registration and cancellation policies.  Please check each class to make note.

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Using Numerology in our Daily Lives
Apr
4
6:00 PM18:00

Using Numerology in our Daily Lives

Presented by: Jony Mushroom (John Gartland), Herbalist

THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.

On or before Saturday, Mar. 23rd:
$25
(early bird special)

Starting Sunday, Mar. 24th:
$30

Early bird special expires Mar. 23rd including for those registered but not yet paid.

You wouldn’t have a grand opening for your new business on a 9 day, the day of endings and completion or plan a party on a 4 day, the day of chores and work, now would you?

We are surrounded by numbers and each one holds a vibration. Learning what each individual number (1-9) represents, as well as master numbers (22, 33, etc), can help point to new perspectives and insights in our daily lives. This class will discuss all 9 numbers including master numbers and how to connect them with our birth day. We will then learn how to map out each week, month and the entire year based on our personal numbers and how we can use that information to plan our lives better, more efficiently, and connect with synchronicity.

Everyone will leave with a year calendar filled with their personal numbers for each day and handouts will be provided.

Please email your birthday, for example, December 3rd to me here upon registration.
We will also check the numerology of your birth name and/or your current name. Please provide in email as well.

Register for classes online, in store or by phone 480.785.9065.
Pay for classes online or in store.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required for all classes at least 5 days prior to class.  
Online class registration is free. There is a convenience fee when paying for classes online.


Refund policy for all classes:  Unfortunately there can be no cancellations or refunds 5 days or less prior to the scheduled class.  *Please Note:  Some classes may have a different pre-registration and cancellation policies.  Please check each class to make note.

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An Introduction to Astrology and the Elements
Mar
21
6:00 PM18:00

An Introduction to Astrology and the Elements

Presented by: Jony Mushroom (John Gartland), Herbalist

THIS CLASS IS FULL. REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.

On or before Saturday, Mar. 9th:
$25
(early bird special)

Starting Sunday, Mar. 10th:
$30

Early bird special expires Mar. 9th including for those registered but not yet paid.

Astrology can be a guide to self-realization and a road map for planning our lives. This class will discuss the 12 astrological signs, the 12 Houses, the Planets and an introduction to reading your birth chart. You will learn your Sun, Moon, Rising and North Node signs and how they relate to your daily life. We will also discuss the 4 Elements and how they can play a vital role in how we perceive the world.

Everyone will receive their birth chart and handouts will be provided.

Please provide your date of birth, time of birth and city of birth prior to class by emailing me here.

Register for classes online, in store or by phone 480.785.9065.
Pay for classes online or in store.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required for all classes at least 5 days prior to class.  
Online class registration is free. There is a convenience fee when paying for classes online.


Refund policy for all classes:  Unfortunately there can be no cancellations or refunds 5 days or less prior to the scheduled class.  *Please Note:  Some classes may have a different pre-registration and cancellation policies.  Please check each class to make note.

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Herbal Tinctures, Wine, Salves, Capsules, Syrups & Blending Personalized Tea Making Workshop
Mar
3
1:00 PM13:00

Herbal Tinctures, Wine, Salves, Capsules, Syrups & Blending Personalized Tea Making Workshop

Presented by Brittney Sounart, RH (AHG), & Jennifer Hinton, Clinical Herbalist

THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL. LOOK OUT FOR OUR NEXT OFFERING SOON!

On or before Saturday, Feb. 23rd:
$65
- (early bird special)

Starting Sunday, Feb, 24th:
$85
Early bird special expires Feb. 23rd, including for those registered but not yet paid.

Have you ever walked into the store and become overwhelmed by all the herbs and asked, "What do I do with all this?" Do you have an interest in learning how to take those herbs and create different herbal medicine preparations at home? Then this class is for you!

Come and discover the lost art of making homemade herbal remedies in your kitchen at Desert Sage with Brittney and Jennifer. We will be giving a hands-on demonstration in this 4-hour class and you will get to take home what we create. We will be exploring how to make the following herbal medicines:

 

  • Herbal tincture - folk method

  • Wine - Make a medicinal herbal wine or an enjoyable infused wine

  • Salves - topical herbal pain salve with desert plant

  • Capsules - making your own anti-inflammatory herbal capsules

  • Tea - how to mix herbs and create a personalized nourishing herbal tea blend

  • Syrup - creating a delicious berry herbal syrup to support the immune system and heart health on your stove

Class size is limited and this class fills up quickly, so make sure to sign up and prepay early.

Register for classes online, in store or by phone 480.785.9065.
Pay for classes online or in store.

Pre-registration and pre-payment is required for this class at least 1 week prior to class date.  
Online class registration is free. There is a convenience fee when paying for classes online.


Refund policy for this class:  Unfortunately there can be no cancellations or refunds after Saturday, February 23rd.  

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The Art of Pairing Essential Oils ~ An Essential Oil Blending Workshop
Feb
24
10:00 AM10:00

The Art of Pairing Essential Oils ~ An Essential Oil Blending Workshop

Presented by Vicki Greener, Aromatic Specialist & Brittney Sounart, Clinical Herbalist

On or before Saturday, Feb. 9th:
$115 w/ lunch
- (early bird special)
$105 w/o lunch - (early bird special)

Starting Sunday, Feb, 10th:
$145 w/ lunch
$135 w/o lunch
Early bird special expires Feb. 9th including for those registered but not yet paid.

Class size is limited so make sure to sign up early so as not to miss out on this highly requested class. 

Come join Vicki and Brittney explore the beauty of creating your own aromatherapy blends.  We will be sharing with you the art of blending essential oils drop by drop.  We will share with you various oils and their properties that may be appropriate for certain conditions or concerns.  We will also be discussing the “notes” of these various oils….top note, middle note, and base note so you will be able to create an lusciously balanced blend.   Dilution and safety is always a concern when using essential oils for their healing properties, so we will be examining with you the necessity for proper dilution and how you can figure out how to create a safe blend for your loved ones no matter what age.  

This is a hands-on class as each participant will be creating 4 different personal take home blends; a blend for stress, a facial blend, an energizing blend and a pain/inflammation blend.  

Participants of this workshop will receive a 20% Off Discount on the day of this workshop!  (Not valid with any other offers, prior purchases, sale items, classes or gift certificates.)         

***Please note……this class is for participants who have prior knowledge and some basic understanding of essential oils.  If you would like to attend and have never attended an aromatherapy class it is important that you attend Vicki’s Top 10 Essential Oils for your Family Medicine Cabinet class, or something similar to, on Saturday, September 8th.  Unfortunately due to time constants for this class we will not have time for basic essential oil training. (please see class list for more information on this September 8th class).   Hand-outs provided.

Class size is limited and this class fills up quickly, so make sure to sign up and prepay early.

Register for classes online, in store or by phone 480.785.9065.
Pay for classes online or in store.

Pre-registration and pre-payment is required for this class at least 1 week prior to class date.  
Online class registration is free. There is a convenience fee when paying for classes online.


Refund policy for this class:  Unfortunately there can be no cancellations or refunds after Saturday, February 16th.  

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Herbs For Stress and Sleep
Feb
16
1:00 PM13:00

Herbs For Stress and Sleep

Presented by Brittney Sounart RH (AHG), Clinical Herbalist  

On or before Saturday, Feb. 9th:
$25
(early bird special)

Starting Sunday, Feb. 10th:
$30

Early bird special expires Feb. 9th including for those registered but not yet paid.

Are you having trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep? Do you toss and turn all night, and wake up feeling too tired to face the day? Are you overwhelmed by stress that keeps you awake all night, or keeps you in bed most of the day? This class explores herbs to help you get to sleep and stay asleep. In this informative and interactive class, you’ll learn which herbs actually help your body and mind deal with overwhelming stress and adrenal fatigue. Space is limited.

Register for classes online, in store or by phone 480.785.9065.
Pay for classes online or in store.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required for all classes at least 5 days prior to class.  
Online class registration is free. There is a convenience fee when paying for classes online.


Refund policy for all classes:  Unfortunately there can be no cancellations or refunds 5 days or less prior to the scheduled class.  *Please Note:  Some classes may have a different pre-registration and cancellation policies.  Please check each class to make note.

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Intro to Essential Oils & Top 10 Essential Oils for your Family Medicine Cabinet
Feb
2
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to Essential Oils & Top 10 Essential Oils for your Family Medicine Cabinet

Presented by: Vicki Greener, Aromatherapy Specialist

On or before Saturday, Jan. 26th:
$25
(early bird special)

Starting Sunday, Jan. 27th:
$30

Early bird special expires Jan. 26th including for those registered but not yet paid.

Are you new to aromatherapy and essential oils and/or confused about all the conflicting information out there circulating the internet and through sales people?  Then this is the perfect class for you.  We will be discussing the difference between essential oils, fragrances and extracts and the “hows, whys and whens” you would want to use essential oils.  I will also share with you my Top 10 Essential Oils that you can begin using with you and your family.  Handouts will be provided. 

Register for classes online, in store or by phone 480.785.9065.
Pay for classes online or in store.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required for all classes at least 5 days prior to class.  
Online class registration is free. There is a convenience fee when paying for classes online.


Refund policy for all classes:  Unfortunately there can be no cancellations or refunds 5 days or less prior to the scheduled class.  *Please Note:  Some classes may have a different pre-registration and cancellation policies.  Please check each class to make note.

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Flower & Gem Essences for Lunar New Year
Jan
30
6:00 PM18:00

Flower & Gem Essences for Lunar New Year

Presented by: Jony Mushroom (John Gartland), Herbalist

On or before Saturday, Jan. 26th:
$25
(early bird special)

Starting Sunday, Jan. 27th:
$30

Early bird special expires Jan. 26th including for those registered but not yet paid.

Working with the spirit of a plant or mineral can help to unlock the mysteries of our lives, as well as move us forward with new perspectives, insights and inspiration.  Essences,  which contain the vibration or spirit of our natural allies, hold many keys to our evolution. 

This class will offer an introduction to flower and gem essences, including how they’re made, how they work and when to use them. We will discuss 10 essences for new beginnings, fresh starts and putting the past behind us. Just in time for the Lunar New Year (Feb. 5th), and in my opinion, the real beginning of the new year.

Everyone will take home a flower/crystal essence. Handouts will be provided.

Come with curiosity or come with purpose, the essences have answers for everyone. 

Register for classes online, in store or by phone 480.785.9065.
Pay for classes online or in store.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required for all classes at least 5 days prior to class.  
Online class registration is free. There is a convenience fee when paying for classes online.


Refund policy for all classes:  Unfortunately there can be no cancellations or refunds 5 days or less prior to the scheduled class.  *Please Note:  Some classes may have a different pre-registration and cancellation policies.  Please check each class to make note.

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Making Chocolate for the Home Cook
Oct
13
1:00 PM13:00

Making Chocolate for the Home Cook

Presented by Vicki Greener, Aromatic Specialist

On or before Saturday, Apr. 6th:
$40
(early bird special)

Starting Sunday, Apr. 7th:
$45
Early bird special expires Apr. 6th including for those registered but not yet paid.

You don’t need to be a chocolatier to make chocolate for you and/or your family. This class will teach you how to make pure, yummy, luscious dark chocolate with only the finest ingredients of organic cocoa butter, organic coconut oil, raw honey and organic cocoa powder. Along with sampling this delightful chocolate, we will also be sampling a chocolate rooibos tea and chia seed pudding. Space is limited. Class includes all supplies, lots of sampling and handouts. (all recipes are dairy, gluten, and egg free)

Register for classes online, in store or by phone 480.785.9065.
Pay for classes online or in store.

Pre-registration and pre-payment required for all classes at least 5 days prior to class.  
Online class registration is free. There is a convenience fee when paying for classes online.


Refund policy for all classes:  Unfortunately there can be no cancellations or refunds 5 days or less prior to the scheduled class.  *Please Note:  Some classes may have a different pre-registration and cancellation policies.  Please check each class to make note.

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