Sat, Feb 01 | Herb Folk Community Medicine

Seasonal Wellness Workshop - Winter

This workshop will draw upon traditional wisdom and current trends for staying healthy with the seasons. Dennis Von Elgg will lead a class on traditional healing practices for the Winter months and how to stoke inner fire for physical and mental restoration, sexual vitality and adrenal health.
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Seasonal Wellness Workshop - Winter

Time & Location

Feb 01, 2020, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Herb Folk Community Medicine, 117 Washington Street, Petaluma, CA 94952

About the Event

This workshop will draw upon traditional wisdom and current trends for staying healthy with the seasons.  Dennis Von Elgg will lead a class on the energetics of Winter through the lens of Eastern medicine. We will explore how to stoke your inner fire during the Winter months to cultivate the deep reserves of energy that drive physical and mental restoration, sexual vitality and adrenal health throughout the entire year.  In this class, you will learn/experience:

  • Winter seasonal wellness practices and Eastern theory.
  • How to stoke your inner fire for physical and mental restoration, sexual vitality and adrenal health.
  • Winter roots and herbs - cordyceps, reishi, ginseng, pine pollen, cinnamon and more.
  • Medicinal decoction demo and congee tasting.
  • Heat therapy workshop with moxibustion demo.
  • Everyone will take home a tea blend and a moxa kit to use at home. 

When: Saturday February 1, 2020 11-3pm

Where: Herb Folk Community Medicine, 117 Washington Street, Petaluma, CA 94952

Acupuncture CE Course Credit: This is a category 1 course, approved by the California Acupuncture Board, Provider Number 1557, for 4 hours of continuing education.

Speakers & Organizers: 

* Dennis is a licensed Acupuncturist and clinical herbalist. He earned his Master of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from ACTCM in San Francisco, and did his post-graduate work at the Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital in the Sichuan Province in China. Dennis is a skilled clinician and educator. He frequently presents lectures to students and fellow acupuncturists and is a guest lecturer at UC Berkeley in the Integrative Biology Department. Since 2002 Dennis has been a professor at the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College, Berkeley, where he teaches graduate level herbology and integrative medicine courses. He brings together a large volume of Chinese Medicine and health topics to students in a way that is relatable, practical and inspirational. 

His private practice is in Occidental, CA: www.redwoodneedle.com  and   IG: @the_redwood_needle

* Erin Wilkins is an holistic health practitioner and community health activist. Her work focuses on restoring health and preventing illness by using a combination of herbal medicine, Acupuncture, traditional Chinese medicine, nutrition, energy work and lifestyle counseling. Her passion is making holistic health care accessible for everyone in our community. She is the founding director of Herb Folk Community Medicine.  Her private practice is Open Hand Acupuncture in Petaluma, CA.

CE Course Disclosures: At the end of class students will receive a 10% discount for any and all purchases at Herb Folk including, but not limited to, herbs, tea, moxa, topicals, and holistic medicine supplies. Questions can be directed to Erin Wilkins at erin@herbfolk.org or 707-774-6434.

Continuing Education Course Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Unless explicitly state in the description of the course, the Herb Folk Community Medicine (Herb Folk) CE Course Cancelation and Refund Policy is:

  • Cancellations and requests for refunds must be received by Herb Folk no fewer than seven (7) days prior to the first day of course. 
  • No refunds will be given for cancellations made fewer than seven (7) days prior to the first day of the course.
  • Submit requests for refunds via email to hello@herbfolk.org 
  • All request for refunds must be approved by the CE coordinator.
  • Approved refunds will receive a full refund less a $25 administrative fee and will be processed within 14 days of approval.
  • Herb Folk is unable to transfer course fees paid for one course to any other course or workshop.
  • Herb Folk reserves the right to cancel courses with insufficient enrollment or due to an instructor’s illness. A full refund will be granted in this case and refunds will be processed within 14 days of cancellation.
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  • Workshop + Acu CEU Credit
    $150
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  • Community + Sponsor Members
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  • Winter Workshop
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