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WEB CLASS: Herbalism in the Appalachian Tradition with Betsy Miller
Tue, May 9, 2017, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
This web class takes a look at some of the roots and origins of our modern herbal traditions. From folk remedies to rituals, we will explore the world of herbalism from a new perspective, and learn how the traditions of our elders guide our current uses and understanding of herbal medicine.
*Please note: Students will be emailed webinar registration link 20 minutes before class begins.
Betsy has always been drawn to the healing arts and the natural world. She began her self-study of herbal medicine in 2001, reading anything and everything she could on the subject of plant healing, and taking classes wherever she could find them. Drawn by her desire to be closer to nature, she attended the University of Vermont and completed her undergraduate studies in Environmental Science and Ecological Agriculture, focusing on forest gardening with wild edibles and medicinals. During this time she also completed her 200 hour training in Vajra yoga, and taught for several years in the Burlington area. Desiring to pursue her study of herbal medicine, Betsy received her Masters of Science in Medical Herbalism from the Maryland University of Integrative Health. She currently practicing as a clinical herbalist, licensed nutritionist and Healing Touch practitioner in the Washington D.C. area. She is focusing her practice on supporting fertility and reproductive health, immune system health and digestive health.