It's a new year - time for new steps, changes and beginnings. For many people this means prioritizing health and well-being. We're very happy to help you meet your goals by making a wide diversity of health and wellness classes available to people in any walk of life. Our wish is that with education you will feel empowered to make the changes you envision in your life. Whether it's all new to you, or you have plenty of experience already, we have something for you.
Feeling ready to dive right into learning? We have two options for those who would like to commit more fully to their health this year:
Classes can also be attended on a one-time basis. The average cost is $20/class.
We offer anywhere from 3-5 classes/week in our classroom space at Railyard Apothecary, 270 Battery St. in Burlington. We also offer individual herbal education to address specific challenges in the form of consultations - those are available on a walk-in basis at the apothecary ($15 for 15 minutes) or by appointment with our partners at the Burlington Herb Clinic.
Check out the list of classes below:
Class categories (scroll down to find the classes in each)
Basic herbalism classes
For many people herbs are an appealing way to support health because they are natural, effective, affordable and very safe. However for most people knowing how and where to begin with herbs is a challenge. That's where we come in. With years of experience learning about herbs and teaching others, we make the wide world of medicinal plants more accessible to all with our basic herbalism classes:
January 30 - Kitchen Cabinet Know-How
January 31, February 27, March 27, April 24 - Herb Tasting Group: Honing Our Senses and Intuition
February 6, 13, 20- Medicine Making Series
February 7- Wound Care with Herbs and Intelligent Response
February 8 - Herbs for the Mind and Heart
February 22 - Beyond the Brush: Mouth Care for Greater Health
March 6 - Planning and Planting Your Garden
April 5, 12, 19 - Digestive Health Series
April 25- First Foray - A Wild Food and Medicine Expedition
Special topics in herbalism
Some people may be looking for more specific information about herbs that can help for specific groups of people or tackling specific health challenges. These classes are suitable both for beginners as well as those with experience who would like to expand their knowledge to more areas:
January 29 - Natural Approaches to Diabetes and Blood Sugar Dysregulation
February 1 - Herbs for Students: Natural Resilience, Calm and Focus
February 5 - Sexual Trauma Recovery Using Plant Medicine and Magic
March 7 - Herbal Wisdom for Pregnancy and Labor for Parents and Birth Workers
March 8 - Herbal Support for Autistics
Other wellness topics
We are very lucky to have a wide variety of practitioners bringing health and well-being to our community with a multitude of modalities. These classes with our community partners are a great way to expand your wellness repertoire:
January 17 - You Can Do This: A Mind and Body Approach to Quitting Smoking
January 21, February 18 - CBD Guided Meditation
January 23 - DIY Aromatherapy: Essential Oils + CBD
January 25 - Abhyanga: The Art of Ayurvedic Self-Massage
February 11- Parallel Narratives: Self-development through Storytelling
February 14 - Couples Massage
March 1 - Reflexology to Reduce Stress and Promote Relaxation
March 4 - The Art of Reiki 1 - Discover the Healing and Spiritual Power of Reiki
March 17 - Essential Ayurveda for Women | The 3 Vital Tools
March 31 - Reiki Level 2
Special events and activities
And lastly, we have a number of events to bring together our community with story, movies, kava and more. Check out our various special events and movie nights:
January 20 - Nature Mindfulness Walks
January 27, February 24, March 24 - Stories of Transformation - Monthly Kava Lounge
March 10 - Medicine Swap!
February 9 – Juliette of the Herbs
March 2 - Seed: The Untold Story
April 6 - Sanctity of Sanctuary
All classes take place at Railyard Apothecary, 270 Battery St. in Burlington. To arrive at the space, continue South on Battery St. past the scuba shop and into the actual railyard area. Veer left to cross into a large parking lot and you'll find a long series of buildings. We're in the last door, in the turquoise section.
Any questions? Please don't hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-540-0595.
Looking forward to seeing you!