The Wonderment of Plant and Animal Medicine
Presented by KARYN SANDERS
July 13 – 14, 2019
Join us for this very special weekend to learn from my teacher, friend and inspiration, Karyn Sanders. Karyn has been working with plants for most of her life. She was first trained in Native American traditional plant medicine and in her mid-teens she apprenticed with a Mexican curandera. She has subsequently studied with various traditional teachers as well as Western herbalists. Karyn has been teaching and practicing herbal medicine from an energetic perspective for over 42 years.
A special invitation from Karyn: Karyn teaches from a native perspective, so this weekend will be more than a simple conveyance of information. In preparation for the weekend, Karyn invites participants to sacrifice something for two or more weeks before the workshop. Giving up caffeine, sugar, meat, or anything of your choosing is a way to “till the soil” of your being, so to speak. This helps create a vulnerability, which enables the spirit medicine to be felt in a deeper way. This is a practical way to prepare your whole self to engage with the complexity and entirety of the teachings. This is completely optional and won’t even be acknowledged during the workshop.
Saturday, 9am – 4pm
~ Animal Medicine
In this class you will learn about how to start working with animal medicines: deer, bear. wolf,etc… Every plant has an animal energy that it carries. Different illness’/out-of balance states also carry an animal medicine attached to them as well. For example, autoimmune diseases have a wolf energy about them so remedies will follow suit. In this class I will go over the different animal medicines and the qualities they carry. I will also give some of the plants attached to them and also how to use them in formulation or as a single. we will be taking a few herbs to feel the animal medicine in ourselves. if time allows, i will touch on how to use the animal medicines in mapping out a strategy for treatment.
Sunday, 9am – 4pm
~ Uses of the Herbs
This class will cover different herbs (in depth) and how to use them in your lives and or practice. Included will be: how to plant and grow each herb, how to tend each herb, what the different energetic uses are: spiritual, mental, physical and emotional. I will also go over dosage, how to make medicine with them and the best way to take them.
Registration & Details:
Class will be held at our favorite Camp Albemarle just outside of Charlottesville.
Please take a moment to review our refund policy:
Cancellation requests must be received at least 14 full days before the start of the workshop to receive a refund minus $75 administrative fee. This amount is $100 for Stephen Buhner’s 2020 Weekend. For cancellations received less than two weeks before the start of the workshop, refunds (less admin fee) will only be granted if we have filled your space. Most of our classes end up with wait lists, so we try as best we can to accommodate all needs – yours as well as other participants. Thank you for your understanding.
Sacred Plant Traditions reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any event due to inclement weather or for not meeting registration minimums. If SPT cancels a workshop, paid registrants will be given full refunds and deep apologies for any inconvenience.
Whole weekend – $295
(Days may not be taken separately)
Camping or rustic cabins two nights $20
Meal plan – Four meals Saturday lunch and dinner, Sunday breakfast and lunch $60