We at Gathering Thyme are committed to helping you discover your natural ability to care for your health and the health of your family and friends using herbal medicine, aromatherapy and nutrition. Community education and outreach is a big part of our mission. We invite you to check out the short and long-term classes and workshops we have to offer.

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Begins 04/06/17    Roots of Shamanic Herbalism with Judy Lieblein
Begins 06/10/17    Summer Handcrafted Herbal Program - an Introduction to Western Herbalism
Begins 09/20/17    Explorations in Traditional Western Herbalism - a Nine-Month Comprehensive Program for the Beginning Herbalist


04/08/17    Herbal Clinic with Matthew Wood!
04/10/17    Herbal Medicine for People and Animals with Matthew Wood and Cheryl Schwartz DVM!
04/11/17    Women's Meditation with Mary St. Pierre
04/22/17    Herb Walk with Catherine Abby Rich
04/29/17    Introduction to Dowsing with Heidi Irgens
05/02/17    Women's Meditation with Mary St. Pierre
05/13/17    Beyond the Purple Pill: Ditch Heartburn Symptoms Naturally and Permanently
05/20/17    California Native Bees in Herbal Gardens with Jaime Pawelek
06/10/17    Allergies, Eczema and Asthma: The Answers Lie in the Gut


04/04/17    Food and Nutrition as Information and Medicine for Your Body
04/18/17    Wild Spring Greens: Eat Your Medicine
05/16/17    Medicinal Oils, Vinegars and Honeys
05/30/17    The Nutritional Wisdom of Traditional Diets with Jessica Prentice
06/06/17    The Healing Power of Fermented Foods and Beverages (Theory)
06/13/17    The Healing Power of Fermented Foods and Beverages (Practicum)
07/11/17    Raw Paleo for Healing and Detoxification
08/01/17    Healing Fats and Cholesterol... and How to Make Ghee
09/16/17    Healing with Medicine Soup
10/03/17    Building Immunity Against Colds and Flus with a Master Tonic
10/17/17    Tree Medicine and Food - Acorns and Bay Nuts
11/07/17    The Healing Power of Bone Broth
11/14/17    Food, Inflammation & Chronic Diseases

BOTANICAL COSMETIC CLASSES with Alice Encinas-Duvernell

04/01/17    Facial Serums: Level 1
04/02/17    Carrier Oils: The Hidden Chemistry of Liquid Gold for Health and Beauty
04/02/17    The Bee's Medicine Cabinet: Apitherapy for Cosmetic Formulation and Wellbeing
05/28/17    Live Distillation: An Aromatherapy and Alchemical Experience
06/11/17    Hydrosols and Essential Waters Made From Your Kitchen
06/11/17    PsychoAromaterapy: the Hidden Power of Smell for Emotional Balance & Empowered Life Purpose
09/09/17    Cleansing Oils and Toners
09/10/17    Botanical Extracts for Skincare Formulation
10/21/17    Doshic Chocolate
11/04/17    Treating Acne Naturally: 4 Steps to Success
11/05/17    Body Butters and Solid Lotion Bars
12/03/17    Cleansing Gels & Milks

MATTHEW WOOD: Consultations, Classes & Workshops

We are delighted to have internationally-acclaimed author and herbalist, Matthew Wood, teaching here at Gathering Thyme!
03/11/17    Herbal Clinic with Matthew Wood!
03/13/17    Herbal Medicine for People and Animals with Matthew Wood and Cheryl Schwartz DVM!
Spring 2017    Herbal Consultations with Matthew Wood