Herbal Workshop: Conversations with Calendula

Part of our series of herbal workshops that will be offered over the summer of 2019 at The People's Apothecary Herbal Medicine Community Garden.

Zoë Larigakis will be hosting this workshop in deepening intuitive connection with Calendula.

All are welcome, free to attend! No registration necessary. Community members are encouraged to harvest from the garden.

Contact quadravillage.gardens@gmail.com for more information or visit the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/448252622633409/

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In this exploratory workshop, we will sit in circle with each other and with Calendula officinalis with the intention to open dialogue between ourselves and this gentle, sunny plant ally. Whether you are wishing to get to know Calendula for the first time, or have a relationship to Calendula already and are wishing to deepen in connection, you are very welcome here to join us. We will open the circle with a meditation and tea, and there will be space for everyone to share of our experiences. All are welcome to bring their personal experience of connection to Calendula into the circle to share and learn with others.

Discussion and a handout of information about the layers of medicinal, energetic and spiritual properties will be available as well. Please bring a journal and pen, and an open heart!

Zoë Jeanne is a student of Earth and Life, passionate about connection to plants and traditional healing. Currently studying Oriental Medicine at Pacific Rim College, she finds herself simultaneously learning of intuitive healing with Nature through experiential based learning from the plants directly, self study and through a herbal apprenticeship in 2018 with Rainbow May on Saltspring island. She is also Trauma-informed Yoga and Meditation facilitator, as well as holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She is passionate about connecting in Nature-based community to learn, grow and heal together in safe space.