Rise Up Nourish

Make Your Own Herbal Medicine

Our Nourish workshops create space for students to share their own healing traditions while learning to use food and herbs as medicine. Taught by a licensed health care provider and certified herbal educator, Nourish brings community members together in local classrooms, gardens and parks.  With each module (you may choose 1 to 4 workshops), students will have the opportunity to experience many different wellness practices!

Food as Medicine

In this foundational series we explore how to heal ourselves through the food we eat.

Food as Medicine

Workshops include:

  • Fermenting for gut health
  • Herbal teas and decoctions
  • Gentle yoga for digestion
  • Mindful eating practices

Module 1

Wellness Practices for Mental Health

Gentle and effective holistic practices to decrease symptoms of anxiety and depression.

Wellness Practices for Mental Health

Workshops include:

  • Breathing exercises and meditation
  • Herbal preparations for mental health
  • Self massage techniques
  • Yoga for emotional balance

Module 2

Preparing for Cold and Flu Season, Naturally

Strengthen and support the immune system for cold and flu season.

Preparing for Cold and Flu Season, Naturally

Workshops include:

  • Antiviral herbal preparations
  • Herbal steams for congestion
  • Neti pot use
  • Medicinal teas

Module 3

Women’s Health

Learn safe and effective self care and share your own self care practices.

Women’s Health

Workshops include:

  • Herbs and practices for menstrual irregularity and discomfort
  • Herbs for the wise woman: menopausal wellness
  • Self massage and essential oils
  • Meditation and gentle yoga

Module 4

Holistic Skin Care

Support the health of your skin by taking care of yourself- inside and out.

Holistic Skin Care

Workshops include:

  • Wellness practices to destress and detoxify
  • Make your own bath salts and skin scrubs
  • Herbal steams and dry brushing
  • Natural facials and healing herbal treatments

Module 5

Detox and De-stress

Learn natural ways to remove toxins from your body and home to improve your health.

Detox and De-stress

Workshops include:

  • Detoxifying herbal teas and practices
  • Self massage with essential oil
  • Herbal steams and dry brushing
  • Making natural household cleaners

Module 6

Community Herbalist Program

The full Nourish program includes 7 Medicine Making workshops and 12 Holistic Health lessons.

Community Herbalist Program

Topics include:

  • Introduction to Holistic Health
  • Heart Health
  • Skin and Joint Health
  • Food as Medicine
  • Botany
  • Digestive Health
  • Endocrine (Metabolism) Health
  • Mental and Emotional Health
  • Immune Health
  • Respiratory Health
  • Urinary Health
  • Reproductive Health
  • Seasonal Eating
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Nourish Scholarships

Rise Up Nourish is completely scholarship based; there are no fees for students accepted into the program.

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