Artemisia Botanicals Classes
We finally have a new schedule for classes. Some are those we've been asked to repeat and some are new. Our nine month herbal class will begin again on March 12-13, 2016. We only take 12 students so if you're interested in participating, give us a call or send us an email.
To sign up for classes: call 978/745-0065 or come by the shop or check our store under the Classes category.
Intro to Herbalism A class to bring a basic understanding of herbs and how we use them. We will be discussing how to select the right herb for the right job. Demos and handouts.* Sat. Jan 30, 2016 10am-1pm $30.00
Tinctures, Oils & Salves This is the class that brings it all together. We will learn to take the herbs and create a healing mixture for some of the ills that plague us. Recipes and hands-on.* Sat. Jan 30 2-5pm $30.00/$10.00 supplies
Soapmaking 101 10am- 1pm Ever want to make your own soap? Here's your chance - This is a hands on beginner soapmaking class taught by certified soapmaker. You will learn the foundations of cold processed soap, lye safety, the proper equipment, the history of soap, and the qualities of a good soap bar. Working in small groups you will
experience the hands on creation of your own soap. There will be class handouts which include different soap recipes for you to try and you will leave with a bar of premade soap. Upon paid registration you will receive an email with information you need to know before attending class.* Jan 31st 10am-1pm Cost: $45.00/$10.00 supplies
Soapmaking 102 This is where the real creativity begins. This class will teach you about coloring and scenting cold process soap and the various types of colors that are used in soapmaking. We'll also discuss the fragrance components- essential or fragrance oils and the pros and cons of each. We will also look at the natural additives used for special properties for your soap such as exfoliating, eliminating smells and certain beauty/healing aspects. Working individually you will be able to create the type of bar you wish using color, fragrance and natural ingredients. You must have taken Soapmaking 101 or have made cold processed soap in order to take this class. * 2pm- 5pm Jan 31st Cost: $45.00/ supplies: $10.00
Aromatherapy I Begin a scentual journey into aroma. We will discuss the basics of distillation, history and the difference between synthetic vs. natural. Over 10 oils will be explored as well as their effects on our body, mind and spirit. This is a prerequisite for Aromatherapy II. *Sat. Feb 6, 10-12 $40.00
Aromatheraphy II This is when the fun starts. This class builds on the foundations learned in AT1 and will give you the necessary tools to create your own formulations for body, mind and spirit. *Sat. Feb 6, 1-3pm $45.00/ supplies $10.00
Beauty & the Bath Spend time learning about one of life's simple pleasures - the bath. Explore the wonders of skin brushing. Formulate your own bath salts, sachets, and scented oils. *February 13th, Saturday 10-12 $25.00/supplies $10.00
Incense: The Sacred Smoke One of the oldest forms of communicating with the Gods, and it is still in use today. Learn the basic techniques of creating a great smelling blend. Bring a small incense burner and we will supply the rest.* February 13, Saturday 1-3pm $25.00/supplies $10.00
Witchcraft 101 If you have ever been interested in learning about Witchcraft here is the place to start. This is a 2 day class. We will delve into the history of paganism, types, Sabbats and Esbats as well as tools and deities. Everyone will learn to create sacred space and all aspects of the Circle. Handouts & demos. Feb.20-21 10am- 4pm Cost: $125.00