September 2018: Upcoming Classes Jor July 2018: July 11: Illuminations CR; Class 3 of Stress a Tea Series. We will be doing formulating from 6-7 July 25 Illuminations CR: Class 4 Stress Tea Series final class, our Tea party. We will try our stress formulas with cookies and zoom balls.
August 2018 August 9 Salves Series. We will be doing this quick "down and dirty" two class series by popular demand. Both classes must be taken. On August 9 we will discuss and make 2 oil infusions to prepare for our next class. This class is going to fill QUICKLY! I am announcing it here and on Mamma Moon Herbals facebook page before I make an event for the public, because Mamma <3's her followers on fb and here on the website. Register here: https://illuminationscenter.com/schedule-an-appointment/ or PM me on Mamma Moon Herbals Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/mammamoonherbals/ or email@example.com, limit 8 students (I will be giving this again if you cant get in to this class)
August 17 At the LETS center in Washington IA, 6-8 pm Herbs 101 This class will introduce how to use herbs in different ways. We will discuss what may be in your own home or yard right now and how we may use them. We will lightly cover: Tisanes, Decoctions, Compresses, Poultices, Tinctures, Salves, Balms, Pills, Capsules and lozenges. These are all ways to use herbs even if you aren't a tea drinker! 35.00 includes handout
August 19 People's Clinic, Cherry Building, Cedar Rapids IA. See poster above.
August 23 Salve making class at Illuminations in Cedar Rapids We will be using the oils we infused in the first class to make salves in the second class. We will discuss different types of salves and how to make them and the difference between antioxidants and preservatives. The August 9 class is the prerequisite.
August 25th 2-5:30 (it will probably go over depending on how many enroll) At the LETS center in Washington IA Lets Make Soap! We will explore different oils and how they work along with the theory of saponification ( you love chemistry...you know you do) what different oils do and what to expect from your soaps,how to use a soap calculator and superfatting. We will make a batch of hot process soap you will leave with soap to use at home. The class is 40.00 the materials fee is 20.00 This includes oils, lye, handout, additives (superfat), essential oil drops or fragrance oil (as natural as I could find)
Inflammation; A tea series Illuminations in Cedar Rapids. I recommend taking all classes as one builds upon another. We will be exploring herbs for inflammation, what causes inflammation, how to avoid inflammation, and ending with making a personalized tea then trying teas the we made during this 4 week class. Each class builds upon the last class it is highly recommended that you attend all classes ( 25.00 discount for those that buy the whole series at once)
Week 1: What herbs are helpful for inflammatory conditions? You will be surprised about the variety and types of herbs that treat inflammation 6-7 April 11 25.00
Week 2: What causes inflammation? We will look at what herbs are helpful for different types of inflammation 6-7 April 25, 25.00
Week 3: How can we avoid inflammation? What lifestyle changes and teas can help us to mitigate or avoid inflammatory states? 6-7 May 9, 25.00
Week 4: We will make our personalized teas, taste our teas, taste other peoples teas and discuss what we have discovered and mingle! May 23 30.00
Free Menopause Support Class. Grab a pen and notebook!
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A class for distillation of Hydrosols and essential oils, I will show you a few different ways to get this done!