you the healing wonders of the Woodland
Together Energetics & Physiology, Heart & Spirit
Matthew Wood and Kate Gilday
is an in-depth, experiential course designed for the practicing herbalist,
to help develop and expand one's skills in understanding the language
of the human body along with the life force and qualities of the plants.
It is by giving attention to and learning from both that one can begin
to bring plant and person together in a dynamic and remarkable way.
Advanced Intensive follow-up course will be offered in 2009
to see Energetic conditions and where they lay
Six Tissue States
to Ayurvedic principles and constitutions (doshas)
of herbs- taste, form, environment, etc
to Diagnostic practices- pulse, facial, tongue, etc
medicine in plants and people
to using Flower essences in conjunction with herbs
organ system of emotions
systems- Respiratory, Liver/Gallbladder, GI Tract, Lymphatic/Immune
as Medicine- wild edibles, nutritious foods and healing spices
certificate will be awarded upon completion of program and clinical
WOOD has been practicing traditional Western herbalism for
over twenty-five years. He is the author of four books on herbalism,
including The Book of Herbal Wisdom (1997) and The Practice
of Traditional Western Herbalism (2004). He has training
in American Indian medicine, Traditional Chinese medicine, and homeopathy.
He has a master's degree in herbal medicine from the Scottish
School of Herbal Medicine, accredited by the University of Wales,
and is a registered member of the American Herbalist Guild.
GILDAY is a practicing herbalist, flower essence practitioner
and teacher who has also completed training as an Ayurvedic Lifestyle
Consultant. Kate works with Collaborative Healing, a group of practitioners
in upstate New York who address health care through a unique integrative
network educating the community and combining conventional medicine
with expert complementary care. She brings her love and experience
of the wild places, song and healing to the workshops she presents
throughout the Northeast.
program will be held at Woodland Essence Teaching Center,
Cold Brook, NY in a lovely, rustic setting in the Adirondack Park.
$1095 for the 8 day program Includes accommodations,
meals, all instruction & handouts.
contact Kate @ 315-845-1515 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
deposit will hold your place for this program.
Northeast Flower Essence Collaborative
Flower Essence Practitioner Certificate Program
with David Dalton, Kate Gilday, Jane Bell and Don Babineau
August 2-9th ~ an 8 day Intensive
This year David,
Kate, Jane and Don come together to present a truly inspiring and heartfelt
experience in meeting and learning directly from the plants while developing
a relationship with nature in a pristine, secluded woodland setting that
holds a deep healing resonance.
This is an eight
day intensive exploration of the power and potential of flower essences
as a healing clinical agent for disease, emotional and mental stress,
fears and system blocks caused by past trauma.
is filled with research-based clinical training and outdoor field study
in this wild and beautiful sanctuary. Also, time for swimming, hiking
and simple being ...
Learning to Introduce Flower Essences
The Contributions of Dr. Bach and Present Uses/ Directions
How the Personality Holds Disease
Treatment of Disease- Exploring Energy Partnership
The Language of Plants- "Reading" and Understanding Sense Experience;
How Flower Essences are Made, Stored and Potentized
How Flower Essences Work; The Energetic Underpinnings of Flower Essence
How Flower Essences Resonate with the Chakras
Practice of the Wild; Deepening Understandingof the Forces of Nature (
this is a walk on the wild side)
Native Northeast Forest Flowers; Holding the Spirit of the Land
Healing Patterns of Woodland Orchids
Energetic Protection through Flower Essences
Lilies, Daisies, Roses; Flower Familes and Clinical Action
Treating Clients with Flower Essences; Case Studies
Treating Children with Flower Essences
Taking a Flower Essence History; Developing a Treatment Plan, Research
Treating Lyme Disease with Flower Essences
Treating Animals with Flower Essences
Arnica to Yarrow: Traditional Herbal Uses of Some Flowers
Flower Bathing for Healing the Heart
Plant Spirit Journey
Flower Essences from Poisonous Plants
Moonlight Flower Essences
Flower Essences of Uganda
Space Clearings with Sprays; Distance Clearing with Energy
Overview and Demonstration of Energetic Architecture
David Dalton is a recognized speaker, researcher
and producer of Delta Garden Flower Essences. His practice as a flower
essence therapist spans 25 years. He is the founder of Delta Gardens,
a research center for flower essences www.deltagardens.com.
His book, Stars of the Meadow, Medicinal Herbs as Flower Essences
is based on 20 years of investigation of flower essences.
Kate Gilday & Don Babineau are
the founders of Woodland Essence Teaching Center and Woodland Essence
Herbs and Flower Essences . Kate has an active practice as an Herbalist,
Aruvedic Consultant and Flower Essence Practitioner. Don, a certified
NY Wilderness Guide and expert wild-crafter, has spent his life in the
forests and on the shorelines of the Northeast. Their extensive experience
with herbs and flower essences comes from their deep relationship with
the forest. They are regular speakers at popular national and local conferences.
Bell, this year’s guest instructor, is a flower essence
practitioner, teacher and researcher with over 23 years of experience
and is co-producer of the Alaskan Flower Essences. Jane will be teaching
the topics of Space Clearing and an overview and demonstration of Energetic
Architecture this year.
$1,395. Includes tuition, lodging and three delicious healthy meals per
day. Contact us for course brochure. You can register with a non-refundable
deposit of $300. Full amount paid before June 1 is $1,250.
Call Kate at 315-845-1515 if you have any questions.
Whole Foods Cooking
3 Monday evenings, April 28, July 14th, September 22nd
With Meg Richards, herbalist, massage therapist
and natural foods cook
preparation of simple, quick and nutritious meals incorporating fresh
herbs and vegetables, whole grains and more. Learn new ideas for creating
delicious meals with nourishing foods and garden greens for healthy digestion
and renewed vitality. Particpants wil recieve recipes, handpouts and a
delicious meal at each class. Limited to 8 participants.
$15. per class.
more information or to receive a full brochure of these workshops, call
(315) 845-1515 or e-mail us.
392 Teacup Street, Cold Brook, NY 13324, Phone 315-845-1515
Website Updated February 8, 2008 by woodland essence