Whether you are looking for personal growth or professional development, we welcome you to our learning community!
Soul Medicine welcomes ancestral understandings of health, humanity, nature, and the cosmos. These Open- Level Courses and Electives bring together intuitive, imaginative, and experiential learning with formal research and study. Come deepen your experience with flower essences and soul medicine!
Open-Level Courses and Electives are designed for:
Those who want to cultivate self-awareness, engage in meditative presence, and bring consciousness to their personal evolution
Acupuncturists, massage therapists, and bodyworkers who would like to address the mental, emotional and spiritual blocks underlying physical complaints
Healers and energy workers who want to incorporate plant medicine and indigenous healing systems into their work
Mental health providers seeking an integrative mind-body approach to shifting patients' limiting beliefs and stuck emotions
Parents and caretakers seeking alternative and natural remedies to support their family through change and transition
Courses are offered throughout the year and facilitated by certified and licensed practitioners.
Due to COVID-19, courses are currently offered online, and we will resume in-personal classes as soon as it is safe to do so. Please fill out our interest form and we'll make sure you know when registration is open!
Foundations of Plant Medicine
May 16- June 27th, 5 Sundays from 12-2:30pm EST
This workshop honor's nature's sacred gift of transformational medicine for emotional, mental and spiritual health. We will explore the basic science of the subtle body, and the relationship between plant medicinals such as food, essential oils, flower essences, herbs and homeopathic remedies. Students develop a unique relationship with the plant medicinal of their choice, and integrate the Flower Essence Society's Twelve Windows of Plant Perception through observation, research, art, and active imagination. This class is rooted in ecological psychology, and invites us to explore how to maintain a spiritual connection to nature in a modern, technological society.
Foundations is required for Flower Essence Practitioner Certification, and offers 10-15 credits
Rise Up! Flower Essences for the Wood Element
Thursday, April 22nd 7-9:30pm EST
Each season ushers in a new element, and a metaphor of nature as expressed in our minds, hearts and souls. The Spring is the season of the Wood Element, who teaches us soul lessons about how to live our purpose, speak our truth, and take a stand in world. This interactive workshop introduces flower essence remedies that can support the healthy expression of the Wood Element. You'll learn 4 flower essence formulas and over 10 individual flower essences for your personal or professional practice. We'll also explore clinical cases of the Wood Element in action.
Rise Up is approved for 2.5 NCCAOM PDA and 2 credits towards
Flower Essence Practitioner Certification upon project completion
Flower Spirit: Intro to Flower Essences
This course teaches you the fundamentals of flower essences so that you can enhance your work with clients and patients, as well as augment and amplify your owner personal wellness plan.
Lindsay’s interdisciplinary approach—which draws on the wisdom of psychology, the science of the subtle body, as well as indigenous approaches to self-cultivation—will help you to experience the magic of these powerful, yet subtle essences. They provide a new approach for addressing both physical and emotional challenges, and act as extraordinary tools for increasing self-awareness, and bringing attention to subconscious limiting beliefs, emotional complexes, and distorted perceptions that are blocking success. This online course includes video lectures, suggested readings and reflections, and experiential exercises to help you learn about all that flower essences have to offer. Lindsay discusses their inherent nature, how they can be used, their history, the consciousness states they help evoke, and their impact on the various planes of the subtle body.
It is a beneficial course of study for everyone engaged in healing and transformational work…whether that work is focused on yourself or on your work with others.
Flower Spirit is approved for 4 NCCAOM PDA Points in the PE-CW category
5 CEUs with the California Board of Acupuncture (pending); &
4 Credits towards Flower Essence Practitioner Certification
Boundaries: A Heart Centered Approach
Online, Self- Paced
This class offers a unique, dynamic, and highly effective heart-centered approach to boundary issues.
Once you have met the requirements of ethical, cultural and professional standards, most boundary questions must be answered personally, from the Heart. Author and healing activist Lorie Dechar draws from many perspectives, including Taoist alchemy, the Five Elements and Spirits, and Western psychology to offer an understanding of the benefits, pitfalls and challenges of the therapeutic relationship. Ultimately, she offers tools that will support you in creating and maintaining safe, healthy boundaries in the clinical encounter and beyond.
Boundaries is approved for 4 NCCAOM PDA Credits in Ethics & Safety,
4 CEUs by the California Acupuncture Board, and
4 credits towards Flower Essence Practitioner Certification
In Our Element: Five Element & Flower Essence Intensive
September 2021- March 2022
Water, Wood, Fire, Earth, and Metal represent five rhythms, stages, and transformations that we all experience as we move through our lives. They represent the stages of how all things are conceived, birthed, expanded, and ultimately die. They are a system for understanding how our souls are connected to nature, as well as to everything and everyone around us.
The Five Elements teach us how to use our emotions as a guide, directing us to the areas in our lives where calling for transformation. We find the signatures of these forces in nature in our personal lives and in our collective experience. This course will take you on a journey through each Element - as you get to know their signatures, you’ll also get to know the specific way each Element moves our nervous system, their energetic meridians, and their archetypal emotions and perspectives. You'll also learn 20 formulas and over 50 individual flower essences to use with your friends, family, and clients.
In Our Element is approved for 10-15 credits towards Flower Essence Practitioner Certification.