We are very excited to announce an upcoming new 5-part lecture series: MASTERING HERBAL MEDICINE: with Cheryl Schwartz, DVM and Matthew Wood, MSc. These two masters are renowned experts in their fields with over 70 years combined animal and human healing experience. The are teaming up to offer an invaluable and unique look at herbs and remedies for humans, cats, dogs and horses.
The lectures/classes will focus on three of the five elements in Traditional Chinese Medicine – Fire, Wind & Water – and the organs and systems that regulate each: heart & circulation (Fire), kidney, fluids & bones (Water) and connective tissue, muscles & bones (Wind).
The lectures will be held at Holistic Hound on the following Thursday nights from 6:30-8:30 p.m:
January 21 – Movement: Muscles, Ligaments, Tendons & Bones
February 11 – Water: Kidney & Bladder
March 17 – Wind & Fire: Nervous System, Spiritual & Mental Well-being
April 7 – Fire: Heart & Circulation
April 21 – Fire, Water & Wind: Keeping Healthy & An Emergency Herb Kit
Registration is required! Please call the store at 510.843.2133 to register. We expect this class to fill up quickly and we can only guarantee a seat if payment is made at the time of registration. The cost of the entire series is $250, or participants may attend individual nights of the series for $60 per night.
Cheryl Schwartz, DVM is an international educator, holistic veterinarian and founding member of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association. She is also a internationally known author of Four Paws Five Directions: A Guide to Chinese Medicine for Cats and Dogs and Natural Healing for Dogs & Cats A – Z. You can find more information on Dr. Schwartz at: http://www.drcherylschwartz.com
Matthew Wood, MSc is a registered herbalist with the American Herablist Guild, an internationally known herbal practitioner and teacher with 35 years of experience. Matthew is also an internationally known author of The Book of Herbal Wisdom and The Earthwise Herbal. You can find more information about him and his work at: http://www.matthewwoodherbs.com/