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Misty Meadows Herbal Center is a Private Post-Secondary Career School
Licensed by the NH Dept. of Education

All certification programs include a 3% processing fee


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2020 LEVEL ONE HERBAL PROGRAM

 

Level One Herbal Certification:  Foundations in Basic Herbalism

Formerly The Spirited Herbalist: A Plant-Guided Journey To Your-Self, this portion of our herbal studies program has been restructured to accommodate a broad audience of students, from the recent High School grad to the mom or dad with little ones at home, the person working a 40-hour week, the retiree who wants a new focus and healthier lifestyle or the person who wants a career-track in clinical herbal practice.

Students learn all the mechanics of making safe and effective herbal products. Discover the world of plants up close and personal, through sight, smell, taste and intuition, and discover how these versatile and brilliant beings work with us, supporting balance and vibrant health.  Anatomy and Physiology are explored from a blending of scientific, energetic and spiritual perspectives, showing the exquisite way the body is designed to work and how our mental, emotional and spiritual state affects its function -- guaranteed to be different from other A&P experiences you might have had!

Class time is balanced with lecture and experiential learning.  A comfortable and versatile classroom, flooded with natural light and views of the gardens, affords students the ability to choose seating that best suits their learning.  The well-equipped kitchen allows ample visual access of demonstrations as well as hands-on participation. 

Homework assignments are designed to be interesting and fun as well as challenging and thought-provoking.  A dedicated Facebook group provides students a forum for discussion. Assignments, class notes and PowerPoints are posted here for easy access.

Practicum hours outside of class time provide the student with real-life harvesting and processing experience. The student spends one 5-hour day each month working hand in hand with the Harvest Manager learning the proper ways and timing of the herbal harvest. There is also opportunity to work directly with the medicine maker.

Teachers are experienced, dedicated and skilled herbalists, gardeners, medicine makers. They also serve as faculty advisors, each student being assigned a personal advisor to help ensure student success.          

MEET & GREET Day:  

  • Sunday April 19, 2020

  • 9:30 am - 3:00 pm.

  • Lunch will be provided

  • Attendance is mandatory

Class Dates/TIMES: 

Class meets 9 am - 5:30 pm on the following dates:   

  • May 9-10

  • May 30-31

  • June 20-21

  • July 11-12

  • August 8-9

  • August 29-30

  • September 19-20

  • October 10-11

GRADUATION:

  • October 25

 Prerequisites:  

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Physically able to participate in garden work and gentle hiking.

  • Able to maintain focus for a minimum of 2 hours at a time.


Program Cost:  $2550 

Includes processing fees, a printed Student Handbook and all class materials:  Textbooks, field guides, plant material, bottles, jars, labels, oils, vinegar, alcohol, glycerin, essential oils, and templates.

Payment Plan:

  • Deposit with Registration:  $550 (75% refund within 30 days. Non-refundable after 30 days or April 1, whichever comes first).

  • 7 Payments of $285.72 starting on the Meet and Greet Day in April and continuing in May, June, July, August, September, October.  Payments will be automatically collected through the Misty Meadows secure website. 

  • Student Contract is required, to be signed and submitted with registration.

Class Size Limited to 25 Students

 2020 INTERN POSITION

Deadline to apply
February 1, 2020

Each year we offer this opportunity to one aspiring herbalist!  The Student Intern receives full participation in the 2020 Level One Program in exchange for working as a gardener on the beautiful grounds of Misty Meadows! 

Requirements: 

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Must be able to commit two 6 hour days a week from May 1st to September 30th. The days available to work in the gardens are Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

  • Must be able and willing to work outside in varying weather conditions.

  • Applicant should have gardening experience and be able to work independently.

This internship is solely a tuition for work exchange and does not replace any program requirements of the herbal apprenticeship program.

If this is the opportunity you have been looking for, please write a 1-2 page essay on why this opportunity would be a great fit for you and for Misty Meadows and submit it with your 2020 Herbal Apprenticeship Application. 

Send your application:

  • Email

         mistyoffice@comcast.net

  • U.S. Mail
    Misty Meadows Herbal Center
    183 Wednesday Hill Road
    Lee, NH 03861

  • FAX
    603-659-7211.

 2020 Herbal PROGRAM LEVEL TWO

Expanded Skills of The Herbalist

Class Dates:

  1. April 4-5

  2. April 25-26

  3. May 16-17

  4. June 6-7

  5. June 27-28

Class Times:

9 am – 4:30 pm

For the person who:

  • Is comfortably proficient with plant identification

  • Understands plant actions.

  • Understands basic Anatomy & Physiology.

  • Understands the basic physical/emotional/spiritual foundations of dis-ease.

  • Knows how to make simple medicines.

Now for the next step – Expanding Your Skills Toward Herbal Practice:

  • Diagnostic markers of the face, hands, tongue, feet and ears

  • Listening to pulses

  • Tastes, Tissue States

  • Working With An Intake Form

  • Achieve & Maintain Successful Client/Practitioner Relationships

  • Staying Healthy As A Practitioner

  • Shamanic Tools for the Herbal Practitioner

  • The Art of Herbal Formulation:

    • Choosing & blending plants to achieve a healing goal.

    • Formulation techniques and menstruums used by the skilled herbal practitioner.

  • Choosing and formulating flower essences deductively and intuitively

  • Reading & Understanding Lab Results

  • Drug Classifications

  • Working with Medical Diagnoses

  • Herb/Drug/Food Energetics, Actions and Interactions

  • Constitutional Types

  • Introduction to Ayurveda

  • Break-out Group Work

Tuition: $1392 Includes 3% processing fee.

Payment Plan: $300 Deposit with Registration (nonrefundable after 30 days or March 1, whichever comes first)
Payments of $273.75 due March, April, May, June (automatically charged through the Misty Meadows secure online store.)

2020 Level three program

More information will be available soon! We will be making an announcement via email, join our mailing list at the bottom of the page to be among the

first to know when this program is available!

 

GREEN FIRE REIKI CERTIFICATIONS

GREEN FIRE REIKI I CERTIFICATION

Tuition: $205

Class Size: 4-12
Class Times: 9 am - 4:30 pm

I am deeply blessed and excited to bring Green Fire Reiki forward at this time when healing is so profoundly needed in our communities.

Reiki is a simple, powerful, and gentle hands-on healing practice that promotes the body’s natural self-healing abilities. Green Fire Reiki I is rooted in the strong foundation of traditional Usui Reiki and Tibetan Shamanic practice, and introduces the vibrational healing power of plant spirit, the highest vibration after Spirit itself. The exquisitely unique energy of plants enhances the connection between the subtle bodies of a person and the Universal Life Force and expands possibilities for healing on all levels. This two-day intensive includes an introduction to and discussion of the Reiki Ideals and the chakra system, incorporating the use of healing plants to encourage healing on all levels.

You will:

  • Learn the history of Reiki, how it works, and many of its uses.

  • Receive the Green Fire Reiki I attunement which opens your Reiki channel to the infinite supply of Universal life force energy, the spirit of The Green Nations and invites balance among your four subtle bodies: the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual.

  • Receive the first Reiki symbol, learn how to use it, and practice using it.

  • Receive the Green Fire Reiki I symbol, learn how to use it, and practice using it.

  • Participate in exercises to open your own intuitive personal healing gifts.

  • Experience a guided meditation designed to clear and balance your energy, create your inner Reiki temple and meet your Reiki guide(s) and a plant spirit helper.

  • Learn the Reiki hand positions and practice a Reiki self-treatment.

  • Receive and conduct full Reiki treatments with class participants.

  • Certificate given at the end of class. 1 hour lunch break.

You do not need any previous knowledge of healing plants to participate in this class.
Herbalists and herbal students are urged to consider adding Green Fire Reiki to your herbal tool box for clinical practice.

  • Includes complete Reiki I Practitioner Manual.

  • Certificate given at the end of class.

1 hour lunch break. Please bring your lunch as our location is fairly remote and time will not allow for offsite dining.

 

GREEN FIRE REIKI II CERTIFICATION

Tuition:  $305

class size: 4-12
Class Times: 9 am - 4:30 pm

In this two day intensive, you will be introduced to the next two Reiki symbols & the Green Fire II symbol, learn their uses, practice using them and be able to distinguish between the feel of their energies as they flow through your empowered hands. You will:

  • Review healing properties of 10 plants from Green Fire Reiki I.

  • Practice a “distance" or “absentee” Reiki session for a person, animal, plant, situation in the present, past, or future time

  • Guided meditation to go to your sacred temple and meet/reconnect with your Reiki guides and your plant spirit guide(s).

  • Strengthen your Reiki channel through the Reiki II attunement.

  • Begin using plants and crystals to create grids and rebalance chakras

  • Certificate given at end of class.

Prerequisite:  Reiki I attunement must have been received from a qualified Reiki Master Teacher no less than 2 months before this Reiki II class.  20 documented full Reiki sessions using traditional Reiki hand positions and the empowerment symbol (at least 15 treatments on humans) are highly recommended. All students should be prepared to share their Reiki stories of working with people, pets, plants, etc.  If you received your Level I Reiki attunement with a teacher other than Wendy Fogg, please contact her directly (mistyoffice@comcast.net) for an interview before registering.  You will be required to provide a copy of your Reiki I certificate and a copy of your Reiki lineage along with documention of 20 full Reiki sessions (see course description above). Anyone coming to class without having met prerequisite requirements will be dismissed without refund. No exceptions.

1 hour lunch break. Please bring your lunch as our location is fairly remote and time will not allow for offsite dining.

 

GREEN FIRE REIKI III CERTIFICATION

Cost: $405

Class Size: 4-12
Class Times: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

When Dr. Mikao Usui received the Reiki symbols and the power and wisdom to use them while meditating many years ago on Mt Kuryama, he accessed the same power that is available to all of us. Shamans from time immemorial have interfaced the spirit world with the human and Usui can be considered to be one of the most powerful shamans the world has known. The practice of Reiki opens the intuition and thins the illusionary veils between spirit and matter. Within this opening lies an invitation to work directly with Spirit in the healing process the way shamans and indigenous healers have done for centuries. Hands-on Reiki becomes a vital portal for the dynamic ways of working with the Universal Life Force Energy. Enlisting the power of healing plants with focused intention brings traditional Reiki to a heightened level of possibilities for healing on all levels, all time, all planes.

In this experiential weekend, Wendy Snow Fogg combines the diverse teachings she has received with the discoveries that have come with 23 years of Reiki practice. Through ceremony and practice, assisted by the four elements, plants, music, sacred stones, shamanic journeys and Reiki spirit guides, Wendy facilitates your opening to Shamanic Reiki. You will receive the Master-Practitioner Tibetan Buddhist symbol and attunement; receive another archetypal symbol for use in healing work and the Green Fire III Plant Spirit Symbol; work more deeply with your Reiki guides, plant spirit guides and the four elements in the healing/cleansing process; practice body-centered journeying techniques for yourself and your clients; learn energetic extraction techniques and etheric body-work approaches; energetic practices to support spiritual healing and the path of the healer.

Prerequisite: Green Fire Reiki II attunement and minimum 20 healing sessions.

1 hour lunch break. Please bring your lunch as our location is fairly remote and time will not allow for offsite dining.

 

REIKI MASTER TEACHER CERTIFICATION

Scheduled by request with a minimum of 3 students. This one-day intensive is for non-teaching Reiki Masters (Reiki III’s) who want to teach or pass on the practice of Reiki to others, You will be initiated as a Reiki Master Teacher with this attunement and receive one more symbol. You will have the opportunity to discuss professional issues and the commitment of taking on the role of Reiki Master Teacher. You will be provided with time for on-going Q&A. In addition, there will be a review and discussion of the Reiki ideals, the Healing Attunement, all symbols, the Hui Yin and Ki transmissions, the Violet Breath, psychic surgery, and what it all means at the Master Teacher’s level. New Master Teachers will have plenty of hands-on experience as you practice Reiki I, II, III and Master Teacher attunements. You will be given suggestions for effectively teaching Reiki throughout the duration of this class. Certificate given at the end of class. 1 hour lunch break. Please bring a bag lunch. Pre-requisites: Reiki I, II and III or equivalent.  Students who received their prior certifications with a teacher other than Wendy Fogg will be required to meet with her and show certificates as well as discuss prior trainings.

 

If you are already a credentialed Reiki III Master Teacher and would like to retake the class as a refresher, you are most welcome to participate at 20% discounted tuition cost! Bring credentials to class.

Wendy's Teacher Lineage:
Karuna Reiki Master Teacher Training - 2011 - William Lee Rand
Shambala Reiki Master Teacher Training - 2010 - Christopher Penzak
Usui Tibetan Enhanced Reiki Master Teacher Training  - 2006 - Christopher Penczak
Shamanic Reiki III Master Practitioner Training - 1998 - Lynn Roberts Herrick
Usui Reiki I/II - 1995 - Sarah Seifert Piper and Carol Piper