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Queer Nature Skillshare: Intro to Herbalism

We are adding a couple more skillshares for the LGBTQIAP+ community this season due to demand. Join us for the fifth of our series of skillshares for our LGBTQIA* community of all (a)genders in collaboration with Agua y Sangre Healing! In collaboration with Women's Wilderness & Natural Wisdom Counseling, we received a small grant from The Open Door Fund to be able to offer community skillshares for the queer community. 

Blooms, Bears, and Bitters: an introduction to herbal medicine for the gut, the mind, and the transition of seasons.

In this class we will talk about how we can call on & accept support from our herbal allies to help us adjust and flow during the transition from winter to spring. We will begin by briefly introducing herbal medicine as a concept, and then dive into the importance of creating connections with plants, how to speak to them, and how to ask & receive their permission to call in their medicina & magic. We will then discuss in detail a handful of plantitas that are perfect for supporting us in the transition of springtime - when things are starting to bloom, our digestive systems are coming out of hibernation, and our minds + spirits could use some extra love. We will finish the class by making our own springtime remedio - a nourishing herbal vinegar.

Michelle Castor, owner of Agua y Sangre Healing, is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Herbal Educator, and Wellness Promotora. She weaves a passion for healing justice with her background in curanderismo & ancestral magic, western herbal medicina, and massage therapy. Central to her work is compassion and a commitment to providing transformative, empowering, and nurturing care to all people, without judgment. Learn more about her work at, and find her on IG & FB: @aguasangrehealing // // 

You MUST register online to attend! All our skillshare have had waitlists, so register as soon as possible.

These events are for LGBTQIA* people ages 16-99+ years old. We have a suggested donation $10-$35 to cover costs for materials. Registration works by putting down a $10 deposit to hold your space so we can purchase/prep materials and you have the option of donating an additional $0-$25 when you arrive to cover guest instructor and location fees. We will send an email with location information post-registration. If finances are deterring you from registering, please contact us at We are so excited to see y'all!

Due to the nature of wilderness skills, we are needing CONFIRMATION of your ATTENDANCE by April 16th to be able to have time to prep. There is LIMITED SPACE! We're so looking forward to seeing y'all there! 

***ALLIES:*** This event is for the LGBTQIA community only. We've got awesome Nature Awareness courses via Women's Wilderness you can check out that we offer!