Fall Semester at the WHC Herbal School

To register for any of the classes below, please send a request to Anyaspractice@yahoo.com

Wise Healing Ways of Herbal Medicine

A 9-week class with Anya in Palo Alto

September 10 to November 17, 2018


Herbal Medicine As A Wise Healing Tradition
4 and 5 elements theory
Taste, color, smell, energy and signature of plants

Spring Season Wood Element Liver Health
Theory of wind related illnesses
Spring herbs, season of cleansing and
planning, inspiration, moving energy

Summer Fire Element Cardiovascular Health
Blood purifying plants, fertility, passion, joy, fullpotential tonics, sexuality and sensuality. Open heart tonics, body as temple herbal care

Autumn Metal Element
Respiratory system, maturity, skin health,
prevention and treatment of respiratory illnesses, treatment of dry pattern, elimination and intuition

Winter Water Element
Kidney and hormonal systems: Will power, warmth, bone and dental health, mood support, sleep and energy aids, postpartum care, understanding and supporting the circle of dying and birthing

Perehod- Transition
Earth element digestive system
Pregnancy, growth and development, digesting the world, mothering, nurture and nourishment

Medicine Making
Tinctures, decoctions, teas, oils and solve

Introduction To Shamanic and Visionary Plants, Esoteric and Spiritual Herbal Medicine

Spring Medicine Herbal Walk
and An Herbal Feast

Advanced Herbal Philosophy Course

A deeper study on archetype and metaphysical characteristics of medicinal plants

3 sessions: December 3, 10 and 17, 2018


Women’s Healing Intensive: Going Deeper

4 days 3 nights of deep healing, meditative work open to 20 women

October 18-21, 2018: Contact Anya to discuss your interest


This is very much a soul journey, many deep questions will be answered, paths restored, strength returned, beauty appreciated, earth will bless and love will penetrate and heal.

“Life is too short not to blossom.”         —AT

Approximate Schedule

3pm arrival
individual herbal medicine ally
movement dance meditation

morning herbal bathing
breath work journey
preparation for the night plant meditation
plant meditation journey

morning herbal bathing
integration of plant journey
breathwork and healing touch
embodiment journey dance

morning herbal bathing and
Limpia ceremony
earth healing sessions

Food ~ made by Earth and Love with herbs and prayers

Accommodations ~ silent yurt full of light and warmth

Location ~ Santa Cruz Mountains retreat center


We require a personal interview with Anya before processing your registration. Please contact Anya below, to schedule.