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Fall Classes 2022

Water Harvesting Techniques- Saturday October 15th 12-1:30pm. Efficient water use is increasing in importance. Rainwater harvesting is an innovative approach that can help to capture rainfall using it for landscape irrigation and many other uses, especially during our dry summer months. We will examine rainwater harvesting and storage techniques as well as stormwater management and rain garden design and construction. Class includes handout, eBook and design consultation. Pierce College Continuing Education, Puyallup, WA www.PierceCE.com

Herbs Everyday- Tuesday October 11th 6-7:30pm. Herbs are food and vitamins as well as medicine- that’s why it is important to use them everyday. Choosing which herbs work most effectively and duration can be confusing and intimating. In this class you will learn why and how this process works by understanding herbal energetics and the three body types or doshas. We will also discuss the different herbal forms and how to infuse herbs into your lifestyle from a practicing herbalist with 30 years’ experience. Class includes a handout & eBook. Centralia College on Zoom.

Herbal Medicine Chest- Sat. Oct. 22nd 12-1:30pm. Learn how to stock your herbal medicine chest with easy to make home remedies using herbs, spices, and other natural ingredients. Fun to do with friends and family. Explore what you can create in your own kitchen and share with friends and family. Join Certified Herbalist Kerri Bailey as she shares her 30 years of experience and recipes with you. Students will learn how to make- herbal vitamins, tinctures & extracts, balms & butters, herbal sprays, essential oil blends, tea blends and bath salts. Class includes a handout and an eBook. Pierce College Continuing Education, Puyallup, WA www.PierceCE.com

Deciphering Herbal Supplements- Sat. Nov. 5th 10-11:30am- Most people may think of herbs as medicine, but herbs are also food! They are “nature’s whole food vitamins” better than any synthetic, generic vitamin found on drugstore shelves. We will discuss popular supplements currently on the market and how they may differ. You will also learn how to make your own herbal formula using ground herbs to target specific health issues and increase your daily nutritional intake. Includes a handout with recipes and an eBook. Pierce College Continuing Education, Puyallup, WA www.PierceCE.com

Chakra Workshop –  Saturday November 19th 10-11:30am - Chakras are our bodies inner energy centers that help us function on all levels. When we activate our Chakras we help to heal emotional wounds and physical ailments, balance our circadian rhythm and enhance inner peace. This class covers the basics of the 7 main Chakras and how to align them using crystal chakra kits, essential oils, meditation and herbs. Class includes a Handout, Chakra Test and eBook. Pierce College Continuing Education, Puyallup, WA www.PierceCE.com

 

Aroma Herbals- Make & Take. Saturday November 19th 12-2pm. Learn how to create all natural “Aroma Herbal Products” using plant-based oils, herbal extracts, flower waters and essential oils. They are fun and easy to prepare by combining a variety of scents and ingredients to make Aroma Skin Oil Blends and  Aroma Herbal Sprays in 2oz cobalt blue glass bottles with spray or pump top. The skin oil blend is a fast absorbing “lotion” used directly on the skin as a fragrance or to improve its condition. The herbal spray can be used as a fragrance and as a toner to tighten and improve skin elasticity. Learn the basics on using essential oils and how to blend oils by choosing which ones go well together for desired results sampling over 50 different essential oils. Class includes an informative Handout, eBook and 2 products to take home (2oz cobalt blue glass bottles with spray or pump top). Materials cost $15 Pierce College Continuing Education, Puyallup, WA www.PierceCE.com

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      Winter 2023

Detox Cleanse for a New You 2023! Sat. Jan. 14th 10-11:30am If your New Year’s resolution is to “lose weight” or “get healthier” then detoxification is a great starting point. We are all exposed to toxins every day from our environment, workplace, personal care products, what we consume as well as emotional toxins from multiple sources. From time to time, depending upon your lifestyle and level of exposure, our bodies need to go through a detox or cleansing process. In this class you will learn how to safely detox and create your own customized program using herbs, diet, and other natural substances. Class includes a handout and eBook. Pierce Puyallup Campus

Nature’s Immunity Boosters. Sat. Jan. 14th 12-1:30pm Now that we have ditched the masks, aren’t you tired of worrying about being sick every winter or suffering from seasonal allergies?  Learn how to increase your immunity using certain foods, teas, essential oils and herbal supplements as well as other natural techniques. We will cover how to prevent colds, flu, allergies, and general immune system enhancement. Class includes a handout and eBook. Pierce Puyallup Campus   

Indoor Gardening – Sat. Jan. 28th 10-11:30am. Discover the joys of indoor gardening. Did you know Houseplants clean the air inside your home? Learn how to keep your house plants healthy and happy using organic and natural pest control methods. We will also cover sprouting seeds for grazing on fresh greens all winter long as well as starting seeds indoors to get a jump start on spring. There is so much indoor gardening we can do during the winter that helps to beat the blues! Grow your own indoor microgreen garden, fresh sprouts on the countertop, seed starting that saves money and a crash course on growing & caring for houseplants. So much information and ideas packed into this class! Class includes a handout and eBook.  Pierce Puyallup Campus

 

A Good Night’s Sleep- Sat. Jan. 28th 12-1:30pm. Although the perfect night sleep may not exist-a good night’s sleep is attainable. Many of us are sleep deprived and are looking for quick solutions that  usually only work temporarily. In this class you will discover how to develop long term healthy sleep habits by balancing our circadian rhythms through a variety of techniques. We will learn emotional coping methods for stress/anxiety, deep breathing techniques, managing our sleep environment, useful herbal supplements as well as those to avoid; and how our diet, exercise & hydration affects our sleep.   Class includes a handout and eBook.    Pierce Puyallup Campus

Chakra Workshop –  Saturday Feb. 11th 10-11:30am - Chakras are our bodies inner energy centers that help us function on all levels. When we activate our Chakras we help to heal emotional wounds and physical ailments, balance our circadian rhythm and enhance inner peace. This class covers the basics of the 7 main Chakras and how to align them using crystal chakra kits, essential oils, meditation and herbs. Class includes a Handout, Chakra Test and eBook. Pierce College Continuing Education, Puyallup, WA www.PierceCE.com

 

Aroma Herbals- Make & Take. Saturday Feb. 11th 12-2pm. Learn how to create all natural “Aroma Herbal Products” using plant-based oils, herbal extracts, flower waters and essential oils. They are fun and easy to prepare by combining a variety of scents and ingredients to make Aroma Skin Oil Blends and  Aroma Herbal Sprays in 2oz cobalt blue glass bottles with spray or pump top. The skin oil blend is a fast absorbing “lotion” used directly on the skin as a fragrance or to improve its condition. The herbal spray can be used as a fragrance and as a toner to tighten and improve skin elasticity. Learn the basics on using essential oils and how to blend oils by choosing which ones go well together for desired results sampling over 50 different essential oils. Class includes an informative Handout, eBook and 2 products to take home (2oz cobalt blue glass bottles with spray or pump top). Materials cost $15 Pierce College Continuing Education, Puyallup, WA 

Pruning Your Landscape – Sat. Mar. 4th  10-11:30am. A fabulous landscape is not only well planted, but also properly groomed. Pruning is not only for the appearance, it enhances the health of your trees, shrubs and perennials by decreasing risk from disease and insect damage. In this class you will learn basic techniques, tools and equipment, what times of the year to prune as well as how to dead head flowers for prolific blooms. This class will take the confusion out of your pruning chores. We will discuss how & when to prune trees, shrubs, fruits, berries, vines, grasses, perennials as well as dead heading and dormant spraying. Bring your questions and images for the instructor if desired.  Includes a handout and eBook. Pierce Puyallup Campus

 

Lawn Retore or Alternatives? - Sat. Mar. 4th 12-1:30pm.   Are you tired of struggling with your lawn or maybe looking for alternatives? In this class you will learn how to restore your lawn using organic & natural techniques, tricks, and tips for you to have the lawn you desire with minimal effort- it’s all about timing. Healthy lawns start with healthy soil! This class will take the confusion out of your lawn care chores, and if you decide to ditch the grass, we will discuss other landscaping options- ground cover lawn substitutes, themed landscape areas, paths & walkways and much more. Bring your questions and images for the instructor if desired. Includes a handout and eBook. Pierce Puyallup Campus

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           Fall 2022 

Classes on Zoom Centralia College 

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Water Harvesting Techniques- Tuesday October 25th 6-7:30pm. Efficient water use is increasing in importance. Rainwater harvesting is an innovative approach that can help to capture rainfall using it for landscape irrigation and many other uses, especially during our dry summer months. We will examine rainwater harvesting and storage techniques as well as stormwater management and rain garden design and construction. Class includes handout, eBook and design consultation. SPSCC Lacey Campus.

 

Herbal Medicine Chest- Tues. Nov. 8th 6-7:30pm. Learn how to stock your herbal medicine chest with easy to make home remedies using herbs, spices, and other natural ingredients. Fun to do with friends and family. Explore what you can create in your own kitchen and share with friends and family. Join Certified Herbalist Kerri Bailey as she shares her 30 years of experience and recipes with you. Students will learn how to make- herbal vitamins, tinctures & extracts, balms & butters, herbal sprays, essential oil blends, tea blends and bath salts. Class includes a handout and an eBook. Zoom, Centralia College

Nature’s Immunity Boosters. Tues. Nov. 15th 6pm-7:30pm. Now that we have ditched the masks, aren’t you tired of worrying about being sick every winter?  Learn how to increase your immunity using certain foods, teas, essential oils and herbal supplements as well as other natural techniques. We will cover how to prevent colds, flu, allergies and general immune system enhancement. Class includes a handout and eBook. SPSCC Lacey Campus.  

Chakra Workshop – Tuesday December 6th 6-7:30pm - Chakras are our bodies inner energy centers that help us function on all levels. When we activate our Chakras we help to heal emotional wounds and physical ailments, balance our circadian rhythm and enhance inner peace. This class covers the basics of the 7 main Chakras and how to align them using crystal chakra kits, essential oils, meditation and herbs. Includes Handout, Chakra Test & eBook. Centralia College-Zoom

Detox Cleanse for a New You Tues. Jan. 10th 6-7:30pm Centralia, Zoom.If your New Year’s resolution is to “lose weight” or “get healthier” then detoxification is a great starting point. We are all exposed to toxins every day from our environment, workplace, personal care products, what we consume as well as emotional toxins from multiple sources. From time to time, depending upon your lifestyle and level of exposure, our bodies need to go through a detox or cleansing process. In this class you will learn how to safely detox and create your own customized program using herbs, diet, and other natural substances. Class includes a handout and eBook.

 

Natures Immunity Boosters  Tues. Jan. 31st 6-7:30pm Centralia, Zoom. Now that we have ditched the masks, aren’t you tired of worrying about being sick every winter or suffering from seasonal allergies?  Learn how to increase your immunity using certain foods, teas, essential oils and herbal supplements as well as other natural techniques. We will cover how to prevent colds, flu, allergies, and general immune system enhancement. Class includes a handout and eBook.

 

Pruning Your Landscape - Tues. Feb. 28th 6-7:30pm Centralia, Zoom. A fabulous landscape is not only well planted, but also properly groomed. Pruning is not only for the appearance, it enhances the health of your trees, shrubs and perennials by decreasing risk from disease and insect damage. In this class you will learn basic techniques, tools and equipment, what times of the year to prune as well as how to dead head flowers for prolific blooms. This class will take the confusion out of your pruning chores. We will discuss how & when to prune trees, shrubs, fruits, berries, vines, grasses, perennials as well as dead heading and dormant spraying. Bring your questions and images for the instructor if desired.  Includes a handout and eBook.

 

A Good Night’s Sleep- Tues. Mar. 14th 6-7:30pm Centralia, Zoom. Although the perfect night sleep may not exist-a good night’s sleep is attainable. Many of us are sleep deprived and are looking for quick solutions that  usually only work temporarily. In this class you will discover how to develop long term healthy sleep habits by balancing our circadian rhythms through a variety of techniques. We will learn emotional coping methods for stress/anxiety, deep breathing techniques, managing our sleep environment, useful herbal supplements as well as those to avoid; and how our diet, exercise & hydration affects our sleep.   Class includes a handout and eBook.

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