Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 10:00 PM CDT
Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 3:00 PM CDT

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Golden Light Healing Retreat Center 
7102 Sundew Road
Sobieski, WI 54171

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The Herbal Apprentice with Gigi Stafne 


Self-Care to Community Care
2-day Certificate Level Immersion Course

Course Description:
An inspiring foundations certificate level botanical medicine course!

Desire to be more self-sustainable with your personal health care and home? Dabbled with herbalism a bit or engaged in self study for years? Now you're ready to learn more?

Combine the intuitive art and solid science of botanical medicine, apprenticing with Master Herbalist, Gigi Stafne, for an intensive weekend at Golden Light Retreat Center.

Core components of this inspiring course include:
  • Foundations in Natural & Botanical Medicine
  • History, Philosophies and Pathways in Herbalism
  • Top Herbs in North America
  • Herbs for the Life Cycle
  • Botanicals for Contemporary Life Stressors--anxiety, depression and environmental toxins.
  • Herb Apothecary Basics
  • Professional ethics, business and regulation seminar
  • Handcrafted preparations including teas, tinctures, lotions, oils and flower essences
  • And more!

About the Instructor:

Gigi Stafne MH, ND is an activist, educator and writer within ecological, health justice and natural medicine fields. She was long time Executive Director of Herbalists Without Borders International, addressing issues of health and social justice globally and is current Director of Green Wisdom School of Natural & Botanical Medicine in the Upper Midwest United States and Ontario, Canada. See Gigi's website here.
This course is a prerequisite for Intermediate & Master Herbalism programs with Gigi.


Workshop Times:
10:00am-4:00 (Sat) and 9:00-3:00 (Sun)

Workshop Fee: $275 Workshop Fee. Lunch included Saturday and Sunday.

Lodging Options: $30 camping, $55 Shared Cabin, $100 Single Cabin Room + tax. Includes 1-night lodging, 1 dinner, 2 lunches & breakfast.

Cabins have twin-beds with linen and towels provided. Cabin is heated & air conditioned and has electricity. Bathroom with shower a one-minute walk from cabin. Lunches, Saturday dinner and breakfast on Sunday included.

An additional night stay can be added for Friday or Sunday for $40/person shared cabin, $85/person private cabin or $15/person camping (breakfast included) plus tax.  Extra Dinner $15 +tax

Class Time: Saturday 1000-500, Sunday 900-500

Cancellation Policy: Refunds minus a $50.00 processing fee will be given until 15 days prior to workshop date. Refunds will not be given after that date. Exceptions are not made to this policy.

Materials to Bring:
Tote bag or basket, one glass pint size jar, one pint tincture solvent (examples: Apple Cider Vinegar, Brandy, Vodka, Vegetable Glycerin), 3 glass tincture bottles (1/2 or 1 ounce size--instructor will have some available to purchase, too). All other herbs, materials, containers are included in tuition.