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Programme for The Apprenticeship in Healing Herbs and Medicine Music

includes The Herbal Path Intensive Week & Anthar Tabacco & Corn Ceremonies Weekend

Sun 5th April to Sun 3rd May 2020
Melilotus Herb Farm, near Lagos

Programme for The Spring Apprenticeship in Healing Herbs and Medicine Music 2020

Sun 5th April New Beginnings

Arrive and settle in. Introduction to fellow apprentices and into the workings of the programme and the farm. Songs round the fire to mark the beginning of our time together. Please bring any instruments you would like to have with you to contribute to the many fires we will be sharing.

 

Mon 6th April Tutorial Day 1 led by Maureen

Walk around the land. Introduction to Plant Communication based on Goethe's approach. Meditations and blind tea tasting. Choosing of your plant ally which you will work with over the next few weeks with an informal presentation on the final tutorial day.

Tues 7th April Garden Time 1

Morning in the Garden meeting our cultivated plants. Introduction to practical Veganic Gardening.Harvesting, pruning, cleaning and making beautiful preparations from our gatherings.

 

Weds 8th April Tutorial Day 2 led by Maureen

EARTH ~ ROOT MEDICINE

The Digestive Processes and Solar Plexus. Food as Medicine and Nutrition including preparation of living and superfoods for optimum health. Minerals, salts and structure: the Muscular-Skeletal system. Herb Tasting and Pharmacy – Making practical herbal preparations

 

 

Thurs 9th April Tutorial Day 3 led by Jose

MUSIC AS MEDICINE

Focussing specifically on the high vibration frequencies of the aromatic essential oil containing herbs, we will translate these healing frequencies into musical resonance using our voices, different instruments with Nature sounds as our backdrop and base.

Fri 10th April

Free days to work with your plant and integration. 

Sat 11th April Tutorial Day 4 led by Maureen 

WATER ~ STEM MEDICINE 

Principles of Cleansing and Detox. Herbs for the Urinary, Lymphatic and Reproductive systems. Herb Tasting and Pharmacy – Making practical herbal preparations.

Sun 12th April Tutorial Day 5 led by Maureen

AIR ~ LEAF MEDICINE

Botanical Identification, leaf sequences. Introduction to herbs for the Skin and massage using essential oils and infused oils. Herb tasting and Pharmacy for the Respiratory and Immune Systems.

Mon 13th April

Free day to work with your plant and integration.

Tues 14th April

Field Trip 1 to Monchique mountains

We will be collecting fresh spring water from source and visiting natural swimming pools.

 

Weds 15th April Tutorial Day 7 led by Maureen

FIRE ~ FLOWER MEDICINE

Aromatic Medicine and the Astral Realm. Passion and Creativity through Plant Artistry. Understanding the body's control systems and Herb tasting and Pharmacy for the Cardiovascular & Nervous Systems. 

Thurs 16th & Fri 17th April

Free days to work with your plant and integration.  

Sat 18th April Tutorial Day 6 with Jose

CHAKRA HEALING SOUND JOURNEYS

Sun 19th & Mon 20th April

Free days to work with your plant and integration.

Tues 21st April Garden Time 2 with Maureen

Afternoon in the Garden meeting our cultivated plants. Introduction to practical Veganic Gardening.Harvesting, pruning, cleaning and making beautiful preparations from our gatherings.

Beltaine Concert with Maureen and Jose

Weds 22nd April Tutorial Day 8 with Maureen

ETHER  ~ SEED MEDICINE

Shamanic Processes and Plant Ally Meditation. Plant Intelligence and the Psycho-Spiritual System. Herb Tasting and Pharmacy.

Thurs 23rd April

Morning to be with your plant to complete your studies, ready to present the findings of your journey with your plant in the afternoon.

 

Fri 24th April

Field Trip 2

We explore the most south west point of mainland Europe, walk some of the cliff paths and meet some of the unique plants of the Atlantic western seaboard.


Sat 25th & Sun 26th April

Free Days to prepare for The Herbal Path Week.

Mon 27th April  PLANTS :: PEOPLE :: PLANET led by Maureen

Connecting to our role as representatives of taking the Plants beyond themselves into our human consciousness and healing potential. Using insights from Rudolf Steiner's Spiritual Science/Anthroposophy, we use step by step techniques to become one with the plant realm and aspire to our highest human healing potential following what Goethe called the "Universal Human Journey of Oneness".

Tues 28th April MUSIC AS MEDICINE & CHAKRA SOUND JOURNEY led by Jose

Connect with the vibrational phenomenon of a healing sound journey through the chakras.

Weds 29th April LOCAL PLANTS, LOCAL KNOWLEDGE led by Fernanda Botelho

Thurs 30th April

Free day to go to the beach or visit the historic towns of Lagos and Sagres.
 

Fri 1st May THE MUSIC OF THE PLANTS led by Maureen, Jose & Special Guest Anthar

Working with the Aromatic plants to prepare us for going deeper with the Sacred Plants of Tabacco and Corn over the weekend.

Concert with Anthar 7.30pm (can be attended separately by donation).

Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd May SACRED TABACCO & SACRED CORN CEREMONY WITH TRADITIONAL AND ORIGINAL SONGS as shared by Anthar

 

COST

SUPER EARLY BIRD 25% DISCOUNT  until 2nd Dec 2019 (1 place available) 1725 euros

EARLY BIRD 10% DISCOUNT until 31st Jan 2020 (1 place available) 2070 euros

FULL PRICE 2300 euros

includes accommodation in shared cabin, all meals, all tutorial days, the Herbal Path Week incl weekend with Anthar.