Welcome to the Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine

February update:

- Check out the profile piece on CoreyPine as well as Jeannie Dunn and Ric Scalzo in the latest issue of WNC Magazine!

- The Holistic Herbalism Program is full for 2015, and there are still spaces available in our Essentials of Herbalism and our Advanced Clinical Program for 2015. Apply soon to be sure to get in.  We will begin taking applications for 2016 on July 1.

- The Blue Ridge School was a Copper Leaf Sponsor of the 2014 American Herbalists Guild Symposium in Callaway Gardens, GA. Hope to see you in Colorado next year!

Plants are our life; everything on earth exists because plants have the magic ability to transform sunlight into energy. Every cell of our body comes from plants, even if it came from animals that ate plants. They have been our food and our medicine for as long as humans have been on the planet. Recognizing our connection to plant life helps us to see our connection to all that is, and with awareness and respect for all life, we can see the interconnectedness of all things on this green planet.

The goal of the Blue Ridge School is to teach students how to see in a new way, using the vision of traditional cultures from across the globe including Chinese medicine, Ayurveda and native plant medicine. And ultimately that vision is this - treat the person with the disease, not just the disease the person has. Simply said, but the knowledge, wisdom and intuition behind this paradigm shift take months to learn, and a lifetime of practice. Ultimately it is a new way of looking at life.

The journey begins here, with our Herbalist Training Programs.

Be Well, and Good Medicine,

CoreyPine Shane
Holistic Clinical Herbalist
Director, Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine

Blue Ridge School is a member of the following organizations:
- American Herbalists Guild
- United Plant Savers
- Botanical Gardens of Asheville
- Rainforest Action Network
CoreyPine also offers consultations for personalized assessment and healing.

Pine's Herbals are all hand-made, mostly from locally gathered plants.
We are a strong supporter of the NC Herb Association, of which CoreyPine has been a board member, and highly recommend their herbal cookbook, which can be found here:
Herbal Cookbook

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Blue Ridge School
2015 Calendar

February 5 - 8
Herbalism by Taste; Herbal First Aid for Soft Tissue Injuries
Florida Earthskills Gathering
near Gainesville, FL

February 17
Advanced Clinical Program
Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine

March 6 - September 13
Essentials of Herbalism Weekend Program
Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine

March 27 - 29
Medicinal Herbs and Appalachian Sustainability
Appalachian Studies Conference
ETSU, Johnson City, TN

April 14 - October 21
Holistic Herbalism Program
Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine

May 29 - 31
Wild Plants to Tame the Wild Mind
Medicines from the Earth Symposium
Black Mountain, NC
"A Journey into the Healing Plants: A Deeper Look at the American Materia Medica" webinar is for sale! This 6-week series explores the 25 most useful American plants. The recording and Powerpoint slides are available here:
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To watch a free webinar on Bioregional Herbalism with Director CoreyPine Shane, check out Sylvan Botanicals
Bioregional Herbalism Webinar

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