Single Classes and Continuing Education (CE’s)
Single classes are offered throughout the year. Sign up on our Meetup Groups to receive updates and information for our current offerings or check back here often. Nicole Telkes is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Continuing Education Provider for Massage Therapists. Any class offering CE’s for LMTs will be noted. We are currently exploring other CE provider status.
Upcoming 2015 Single Classes or Intensives at the Wildflower School
Year Round Plant Walks, Bike Rides and Kayaking!
You must be a member of Meetup in order to register for this class.
Examples of Past Classes: La medicina del Puebla: Curanderismo - Carla Vargas-Frank
“Los Remedios del Pueblo” (The People’s Medicine) is an introduction to the traditional healing uses of plants and ritual from Mexico and the south-western United States.
This class will explore the social, curative, and spiritual role of the folk healer, el curandero, in Mexican and Mexican/American communities, give a basic overview of our roots in Aztec medicine and medical philosophy, learn some commonly used herbs (including their traditional preparation and applications), and introduce culturally specific ailments and healing rituals of Mexico and the American south-west.
Please join us!
*Class will be held in central Austin, specific location determined based on number of participants. TBA
Taught by Carla Vargas-Frank
[Carla Vargas-Frank is a practicing herbalist in Austin, Texas and teaches at the Wildflower School of Botanical Medicine. She is originally from southern Arizona.]
Ongoing - Spring Plant Walks on Meetup - Various
This site’s purpose is to continue to build a strong herbal community through events, spotlight different classes I, and some others lead in the area, and be a social network hub for herbalism in our area. Herb lovers and herbalists of all types should join.Subjects may include:
- Upcoming Herb Nerd Social Events
- Materia Medica of Local, Bioregional Plants
- Plant Identification Skills
- Outdoor Skills, reconnecting with nature
- Plant Properties and Preparations
- Clinical Skills—CEs are available for LMTs
“The Wildflower School brought in two wonderful, expert herbalists who worked with an audience ranging from experienced practitioners to beginners. They covered a wealth of material, made it accessible and useful and guided us though a practice session. What a joy to have access to such knowledge, skill and generosity.”
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