Sun, Mar 24 | Wainwright House

Introduction to Holistic Herbalism: Spring Edition

Join Herbalist and Founder of Sacred Warrior, Vanessa Chakour for this multi-sensory workshop that will introduce the empowering practice of Holistic Herbalism; treating the whole self—mind, body and spirit—in collaboration with medicinal plants.
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Introduction to Holistic Herbalism: Spring Edition

Time & Location

Mar 24, 2019, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Wainwright House

About the Event

This multi-sensory workshop will introduce the empowering practice of Holistic Herbalism; treating the whole self—mind, body and spirit—in collaboration with medicinal plants. We’ll share herbal infusions (medicinal teas) and tinctures made from plants found in the wilds of New York and discuss how they help us heal. You’ll learn to tap into the language of these wild healers, engage practices to explore the root cause of health challenges and learn to make your own medicine. Come away with a deepened connection to yourself, to nature and a herbal blend to support you and your loved ones this spring.

About Vanessa:

Vanessa Chakour is the founder of Sacred Warrior whose mission is to deepen relationship with ourselves and the environment. A visual artist, herbalist, holistic arts educator, former pro-boxer and environmental activist, Vanessa’s work is a dynamic blend of her vast personal experiences over the last two decades. Her unique approach is rooted in the belief that healing happens through reclaiming an intuitive connection to ourselves, the natural world and our own “inner-wild.”

Vanessa inspires personal relationships with the plants and animals around us and curates embodied experiences in her workshops, herbal apprenticeships and rewilding retreats. She works in partnership with wildlife organizations such as the Wolf Conservation Center in New York, The Jaguar Rescue Center in Costa Rica and Alladale Wilderness Reserve in the Scottish Highlands.

A fierce defender and advocate of the land, Vanessa embodies the practices she teaches. She has spearheaded land-based education programs to inspire ecological awareness and land stewardship. As an inspirational speaker, she has spoken at the United Nations, Brown University and the Muhammad Ali Center. Her work has been featured in Aligned Magazine, Ravenous Zine, Culture Trip and more. She leads ongoing courses and workshops in NYC and throughout the Northeast, and runs Rewilding Retreats in New York, Costa Rica and in Scotland

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