Herbal Night School with Mimi Hernandez

~ A Brand New Spring and Summer Series  ~

Six Tuesday Evenings // August 21, August 28, September 4, September 11, September 18 

Overview: Are you looking for a little extra herbal schooling? Got some free nights? We’re keeping it fresh and building Night School community over at BRSHM in this fun filled herb inspired experience! Each session dives into a unique topic in herbalism. No matter what your level of experience, our moonlighting Night School instructor Mimi is sure to keep moving your brain cells along the herbal path. If you've been to Herbal Night School before or not, session is unique so you can keep coming back for more fun!

Session 1. Energetics in Herbology
This class presents simple connections between the elements, the planets, the plants, the doshas, and our bodies to weave together a glimpse of synergistic and energetic possibilities.
 
Session 2. What’s in Season?

Make new allies with locally foraged friends! Learn what is in season right now and how to respectfully work within our bioregion.
 
Session 3. Herb Walk!

We will meet at the UNCA Botanical Gardens to visit our plant friends and learn more about local medicinal herbs.
 
Session 4. Vibrant Brain Health

Learn about the underlying causes of cognitive loss and how healthy oils, foods, and herbs can have a positive impact on brain health!
 
Session 5. Ten Important Herbs
Countdown ten of the most accessible and sustainable herbs on the market and take home some tips about being a community herbalist.

This session is complimentary to sessions in Mimi has done in the past! It's also a great session for diving into Herbal Medicine.

Price: $180

​​Location:
Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine
606 New Leicester Highway, Suite F
Asheville, NC 28806
​Instructor Bio: Mimi Hernandez, MS, RH (AHG), believes strongly that keeping plant wisdom alive is essential and has dedicated her life's work to serving as an advocate for both traditional and professional herbal pathways while building cultural bridges of understanding. Mimi lives in downtown Asheville and loves expressing herself through hip hop. She is the Executive Director of the American Herbalists Guild and formerly served as the Director of the Appalachian Center for Ethnobotanical Studies at Frostburg State University in Maryland.
Mimi Hernandez Testimonials:
“Mimi is an exciting teacher. She combines intellectual rigor with grounded, humorous delivery that is as engaging as it is informative.”
- Sarah Provenzali

“I love Mimi’s lucid, grounded material, biochemical and ethnobotanical background and incorporation of infinite possibility and wonder. I also love Mimi’s innovative and intuitive way of understanding and using plant medicine.”
- Ellen Mary