Teachings of the Medicine Circle –Herbal Medicine & Healing for Self-Care

“My friends, do not lose heart. We were made for these times. Ours is not the task of fixing the entire world all at once, but of stretching out to mend the part of the world that is within our reach. Any small, calm thing that one soul can do to help another soul, to assist some portion of this poor suffering world will help immensely. It is not given to us to know which acts or by whom, will cause the critical mass to tip toward an enduring good. One of the most calming and powerful actions you can do to intervene in a stormy world is to stand up and show your soul.”
Clarissa Pinkola Estes, American poet, post-trauma specialist and Jungian psychoanalyst, author of Women Who Run with the Wolves.

Welcome to the Medicine Circle. Wisdom teachings of all traditions teach us that herbs work if you know how to use them and that the only place we can ever start the healing journey is with ourselves. These practical and inspiring herbal teachings are designed for self-care, so you can take better care of yourself and gain the essential herbal wisdom needed to nourish yourself and those you love. Our class gatherings serve as a wisdom circle that you can count on to help you cultivate and maintain a connection to what is most important to you in life. More than ever we need a tribe to belong to and a safe place to explore ancient and wise cross-cultural teachings that allow us to thrive during these changing times.

Shelley’s House is our home base. Other classes will happen in herbal medicine gardens both in the city and in the wild.