Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism

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Stone and Crystal Medicine

2016 Dates TBD

Dates: March-September, 2015
Last weekend of each Month
(Saturdays 10-5, Sundays 9-2)
March 28th & 29th
April 25th & 26th
May 30th & 31st
July 25th & 26th
August 29th & 30th
September 26th & 27th

Click here to see the 2015 Syllabus! (Syllabus is subject to change)

Course Length: Five months

stone cert pics 4 copyInstructor: Sarah Thomas

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.





What You Will Learn:

  • 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!

This course is perfect for:

  • Herbalism students and practitioners
  • Acupuncturists, massage therapist, energy healing, and any holistic health practitioners wanting to add a new modality to their toolkit
  • Naturalist and nature enthusiasts curious about the medicinal properties of stones
  • Geologists and science teachers looking to take their understanding of stones to new heights
  • Those looking for a better awareness of how nature can help enhance our daily lives

Prerequisites/Requirements: Commitment to upholding sacred space in class; including but not limited to: arriving on time, talking in turn, respecting instructors and classmates, maintaining excellent attendance

Tuition: $1099 Early Bird Special (before January 1, 2015)
$1199 (after January 1, 2015)

Payment Plans Available
Your nonrefundable $50 deposit holds your place in the class and is applied to tuition.

Apply Here!