Nothin’ Plain about Plantain with Angela Ueckerman & Avi-Rose

Event Details

In this 4 hour workshop, we will feature
summertime botanical beauty Plantain to:

  • Learn how to use your senses to study herbs!
  • Learn about the lenses to understand herbalism!
  • Make Medicine! We will guide you as you
    create your very own Plantain infused oil!
  • Play Herbal Ed Games & Discover
    new passions for plant learning!

Suggested Donation $20 – $50 Sliding Scale Pre-Register

Please arrive early to complete the Sliding Scale Worksheet, or print and bring it in completed.

Avi Rose is a sustainably-busy queer who loves finding acceptance and resolve in the face of a complex world. Her roots and realities include a tangle of working class lessons, artistic lineage, disabilities, intergenerational trauma, white-skin privilege, and unmeasurable resilience and laughter. Rising from and growing within these contexts, Avi-Rose dedicates her movements to creating personal and collective liberation by cultivating Justice and Joy in equal parts.

Her work in the world has included advocacy and community organizing, political education coordination, domestic work and event management. Avi-Rose currently works as a caregiver/health aide, yoga & meditation teacher, facilitator, and holistic health practitioner. She has also been known to be found doing graduate coursework, making medicine, finding balance in an asana or schedule, dancing, collaborating, and crafting her heart out.

Angela Ueckerman earned her Oriental Medicine degree from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, in New York. She is a licensed acupuncturist and a certified herbalist. While at PCOM she participated in a clinical externship at St. Vincent’s Cancer Center. She began her herbal studies in Colorado at the Rocky Mountain Center for Botanical Studies where she developed an earth-centered approach to clinical medicine. Angela’s interest in preserving indigenous medicinal practices led her to study Mayan natural healing with local healers in Belize.

Angela is passionate about using medicine and healing derived empowerment to promote community awareness and social justice. Angela incorporates the use of acupuncture, Chinese and local plants, tui na body work, aromatherapy and flower essences in her treatments. Her compassion and belief in the mind-body connection fosters deep healing on both the physical and emotional levels.

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