Stone and Crystal Medicine
Embody the deepest layer of natural medicine and learn to weave it into your current practice of herbalism, acupuncture, bodywork, or stay-at-home magic. Understand the origins of mineral medicine, its role throughout our history, and where it is today.
*Study dozens of stones and their properties according to ancient Taoist texts.
*Discover how to create on-the-body stone treatments for many spiritual and physical conditions.
*Learn to alchemize, prescribe, and dose effective mineral elixirs.
*Identify and harvest stones on rock-hounding trips in the Blue Ridge mountains.
*Become a practitioner of science and magic!
Sarah Thomas BS, LAc is a licensed acupuncturist and owns Clarity Acupuncture in Asheville, North Carolina. She is a student of 88th generation Taoist priest, Jeffrey C. Yuen. In 2010, she implemented North Carolina’s first mineral studies course at Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism. Sarah leads rockhounding trips, brings mineral magic to her patients daily, and has been teaching stone medicine for 7 years. Her passion is helping you remember that all of the knowledge, wisdom, and magic are already inside you. Sarah won favorite teacher and favorite class (Stones for Trauma) at the 2013 Southeast Women’s Herbal Conference.
March- September 2014:
Meets every third weekend, with June off
Saturdays: 10am-5pm, Sundays: 9am-2pm
Tuition: $900; Payment Plan Available