Intro to Naturopath

Intro to Naturopathic Medicine

Do you want to get a glimpse into the world of natural remedies and naturopathic medicine or broaden your current knowledge? These naturopathic classes offer the opportunity to obtain valuable knowledge that can improve lives in a meaningful way. You will learn natural health techniques and practices to take control of your life through natural, healthy living.

This eight-week series will offer attendees a chance to dip their toe in the benefits of natural medicine and natural health through the holistic approach of naturopathic medicine by creating an environment that teaches and increase the awareness of natural health.

What is a Naturopath?

A Naturopath is a holistic specialist that studies the individual person. They evaluate and assess the person's entire history; medical, mental health, lifestyle, spirituality, and everything that creates the foundation of our individual existence and experiences. Naturopathic approaches health with day-by-day foundational changes, bringing the entire self back into balance and shifting the internal and external forces in order to create personalized health and wellness.

Times/Locations/Dates

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Harrison City Market
  • August 30, September 6, 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, & 18

See each session below for full details.

Cost

$30 per session per person OR $220 for the full 8-week series.


Series Topics

Week 1 Advanced Plant Care & Cultivation

Discuss the history, care and partnership, cultivation, constituents, medicinal uses, preparation, and storage of plants. How to start the growth cycle from seed and/or shoot, transplant, and harvest.

Please bring gloves and garden pots if easily available.


Week 2 Herbal Identification Wildlife Walk

Learn about medicinal plants that grow in Michigan. This 3-hour class is dedicated to identifying and cultivating wildlife plants, flowers, and trees. Learn about the medicinal, edible, and culinary properties nature has to offer.


Week 3 Tinctures & Homeopathic

Discuss the history, preparation, usage, and storage of tinctures and homeopathic remedies. Homeopathic remedies are simple yet powerful remedies that are safe for all ages. Tinctures will cover the powerful herbal effects in the bloodstream with alcohol-based preparations.


Week 4 Soap Making

Learn the process of formulating, molding, and creating your very own soaps. You will learn how to maintain moisture, regulate body temperature, protect against skin damage and aging, protect against germs and bacteria, and how to create various soaps for health.


Week 5 Skincare Lotions & Lip Balms

Learn how to extract and apply herbs into lotions and lip balms to prevent TBDkin, acne, dermatitis, eczema, pores, blackheads, burns, wounds, and abrasions.


Week 6 Capsules, Gummies, & Antacids

Learning how to encapsulate, press, and form edible plant medicines for ease, travel, and children. Learn how each method affects the body and how to customize it for your own health care needs.


Week 7 Health Packs, Wraps, & Soaks

Learn how to help the body heal when dealing with aches, pains, sprains, inflammation, and bruising.


Week 8 Reflexology

This class allows you the opportunity to learn Reflexology, which is an ancient therapeutic massage technique that works on applying acupressure to the reflex points of the body. Shape your health by introducing simple daily routines for yourself and applying Reflexology to others of all ages. Learn how to apply minimal pressure in order to live a more pain-free life.

Questions?

We'd love to answer them!

lifelonglearning@midmich.edu

(989) 386-6651

Instructor Bio

Marhea Fay has been working in the Naturopathic Field since 2015 and specializes in Reflexology. She hopes to expand Naturopathic health and wellness in the community through Lifelong Learning classes in partnership with Mid Michigan College.

Lifelong Learning courses at Mid Michigan College are non-credit events that are intended for enrichment and entertainment purposes. This event has not been approved by the College’s Curriculum and Standards Committee and is not affiliated in any way with the science department of Mid Michigan College. Participants should consult their physician before implementing advice provided from this event.


For more information on homeopathy please visit the following links
https://www.fda.gov/drugs/information-drug-class/homeopathic-products
https://www.nccih.nih.gov/health/homeopathy

 
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