Using a body-based contemplative approach, students will be shown how to perceive the inner dimensions and deeper meanings of these fundamental medical and spiritual principles as understood by ayurvedic, Tibetan, and Chinese medicine, including prana and chi (life force), ojas and jing (nutritional essence), shen (spirit), and agni and soma (essence of sun and moon).… Read more
The Medicinal Uses of Essential Oils: A Weekend Training
Members: $275 / Non-members: $325
Early Bird Rate (ends September 7): $245/$295
This weekend with leading aromatherapist David Crow, one of the world’s foremost experts in botanical medicine and Ayurvedic and Chinese medical systems, will offer an in-depth training in the therapeutic uses of essential oils and the principles and
practice of Aromatherapy.… Read more
An Evening Workshop
Sara Crow, L.Ac.
Thursday, Sept. 22 – 6:30pm-9:30pm
Members: $35 / Nonmembers: $45
Flower essences are energetic preparations of flowers that work directly on the acupuncture meridian system to stimulate the healing of the body, mind and spirit. They are a primary treatment for what Traditional Chinese Medicine calls Shen, our psychological health and well-being.… Read more
A TWO-AND-A-HALF-DAY TRAINING with David Crow, LAc
at the New York Open Center
Friday, September 18, 6:30–9:30pm
Saturday & Sunday, September 19 & 20, 10am–5:30pm
There will be two basic approaches used in this course. The first will be examining the role of aromatic plants and their preparations in TCM; the second is that we will describe the oils, their properties and their therapeutic uses according to TCM principles and terminology.
Using Essential Oils According to Traditional Chinese Medicine
There will be two basic approaches used in this course. The first will be examining the role of aromatic plants and their preparations in TCM; the second is that we will describe the oils, their properties and their therapeutic uses according to TCM principles and terminology.… Read more
In 2012 there will be only one Farm to Pharmacy Intensive. Instead of five days on the farm, it will be seven, and the days will be longer.… Read more
Hua Lu (Flower Dew): Using Essential Oils According to Traditional Chinese Medicine
The subject matter was the use of aromatherapy and essential oils according to the ancient wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
David’s perspective is quite intriguing and his mind is very attuned to the intricacies of the subject.… Read more
The Feast of Nectars: Nourishing the body and spirit with sweet foods, herbs, and fragrances.
Join us for a weekend of tasting, smelling and studying the essences of sweetness that rejuvenate the body, strengthen vitality and uplift the heart.
Milk, honeys, and cacao; tropical fruits, ancient grains and edible flowers; oils of roses, jasmines and plumeria; elixirs and syrups of tonifying herbs: these are a few of the subjects that we will study using the concepts of Chinese and Ayurvedic medicines and explore using sensory enjoyment and contemplation.… Read more
Join William Siff and David Crow at the Goldthread Herb Farm in beautiful Northampton, MA for a week long intensive in the principles of cultivating, harvesting, preparing and administering fresh local medicinal plants.
This one week intensive hands on training is the third in a series of seasonal programs designed to replicate the revolutionary Farm to Pharmacy model of grassroots healthcare using medicinal plants cultivated, produced and distributed through local Community Supported Agriculture.… Read more