Tea Blending For Energy and Wellness - Japan Town SF
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About the Event
The Center SF is excited to host our first in-person workshop since our re-opening with Yonsei acupuncturist and herbalist Erin Wilkins, owner of the Herb Folk shop in Petaluma, California. Registration includes two herbal tea blends to take home! Register at https://www.jcccnc.org/events/asian-american-herbalism/
Asian American herbalism draws upon traditional wisdom and current trends for staying healthy naturally. Join us for a hands-on workshop where you will learn how to blend herbal teas for increased energy and wellness. We will learn about the Eastern and Western energetic properties of common herbs such as chrysanthemum, mint, honeysuckle, mullein, marshmallow and goji berry. And we’ll discuss how to prepare for fire season with herbal recipes for lung health and immunity. Everyone will take home two herbal tea blends.
Erin Wilkins is an Asian American herbalist and Japanese style acupuncturist. Her work is rooted in TCM and Japanese energetic medicine—tapping into her own ancestral healing traditions to empower others to restore health and prevent illness. A seasoned educator, her classes include seasonal wellness, self care workshops, Asian American herbalism and folk traditions. Erin is the owner of Herb Folk, an Asian American herb shop and clinic in Petaluma, CA. She is a member of the Sonoma County Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League and a proud Yonsei. To learn more about the services and other offerings at Herb Folk, visit www.HerbFolkShop.com.
About Sonoma County JACL
The Sonoma County Chapter of the Japanese American Citizens League, the nation’s oldest and largest Asian American civil rights organization, was founded in 1934 and continues to expand its involvement in cultural, civil rights, and community activities, hosting a wide range of activities and collaborating with other ethnic and civil and human rights organizations. In addition to monthly and annual activities, including a senior citizen drop-in, the Keiro Kai luncheon to honor the senior members in the Japanese American community, and dinner with the Redwood Empire Chinese Association and Filipino communities, other events have included Japanese food workshops, recognition of the Congressional Medal of Honor awardees, and the Day of Remembrance workshop. For more information on Sonoma County JACL’s programs and activities, go to: https://www.sonomacojacl.org/