Herb Immersion Workshop
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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 weekend herbal immersion program emphasizing experiential knowledge through direct handling and tasting of 100+ herbs.
Speaker(s): JulieAnn Nugent-Head spent eight years in China working extensively with the final generation of traditional doctors alive and practicing prior the communist revolution of 1949. She earned her MD in Traditional Chinese Medicine at Zhejiang University of Chinese Medicine in Hangzhou. She now runs a busy teaching clinic specialized in the treatment of severe illness, and is dedicated to the establishment of Traditional Chinese Medicine as a co-equal branch of medicine. Her devotion to the preservation and transmission of authentic Chinese medicine has made her a sought after expert in the field and has lead her to lecture around the world.
The Herbal Immersion Workshop is a four weekend immersive experience designed to teach Chinese herbalism the way masters like Zhang Zhongjing, Sun Simiao, and Li Dongyuan learned it: by taking their studies out of the books and into their cups. Participants will internalize the theoretical foundation of Chinese herbalism by familiarizing themselves with over 100+ herbs and substances. By directly engaging the senses through handling and more importantly TASTING, participants will supplement their education with experiential knowledge of TCM's most commonly used herbs. Each lecture is to be organized around one of the pernicious qi (wind, heat, dampness, dryness, and cold), its causes, treatment principles, classic formulae, and its associated category of herbs. By combining group tastings, discussions, and demonstrative case studies, in four short weekends the Herbal Immersion Workshop will teach herbal literacy, prescriptive versatility, and produce a new generation of confident and effective herbalists.
Register at: https://association-for-traditional-studies.teachable.com/p/herbal-immersion-workshop
Students, new graduates, and seasoned practitioners.
Full details of the price can be found at: https://association-for-traditional-studies.teachable.com/p/herbal-immersion-workshop