Dawn's Enchanted Garden: a place to learn to heal and to be healed.
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Herbal Classes

Dawn’s Enchanted Garden

Herb, Aromatherapy, and Spiritual Classes

Dawn Gates, is a RN, master herbalist, aromatherapist and medicine woman who has been studying natural and spiritual healing for over 18 years. She has studied with herbal greats such as Matthew Wood, Rosemary Gladstar, and Dottie Running Horse. Live classes at Avalon: 1211 Hillcrest, Orlando  or at
Leaves and Roots in Orlando, FL

        Now offering a 10% military and senior (65+) for certification programs. For military, just send me a copy of your DD form 214  or copy of active card. Seniors, please send me a copy of your drivers license for verification. Please e-mail me for more details.

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Email to preregister: Dawnsenchantedgarden@yahoo.com

 

Herb Walk Series
Come walk several different eco-systems and see the plant diversity in each eco-system in each season. We will be looking at plants that can be used as food , medicine, natural dyes and more. In my classes we learn about all of a plants abilities, as well as taste, touch and get to personally know the plant. We will talk about folk and the Native American Lore of the plants, as well as cover the modern science of how each plant can assist us. Cost: $30.00 for 1, $50.00 for 2. Please specify location when registering.
For 1: $30.00


For 2: $50.00 


Ocala National Forest (scrub)
 Come feel like you are in ancient pine forest as you see the Ocala scrub zone, we will be seeing several different species that can be used for food and medicine. We will be meeting in Paisley Fl, and then I will drive us (or if you have a truck you can follow) deep into the forest  to learn about the plants and animals that live in the pine forests.
 November 15, 2014. 10-12:00 

Ocean Herb Walk
I bet you didn't realize that there are plants that grow next to the ocean that can be used as food and as medicine. We will be meeting at Apollo Beach (end of new Smyrna Beach) and we will walk around looking at plants in the ground and with any luck some interesting ocean life as it lands on shore in addition to ancient Indian mounds. Bring your bathing suits and or day-tripping supplies if you plan to stay the day to enjoy the beach ($5.00 gate fee in addition to class fee). December 13, 2014. 10-12:00.

Ocala National Forest Swamp
Come see all of the life and plants that lives near around swamps. Discover eatables and medicine that thrive on damp conditions and get to see all of the interconnectedness that swamplands provide. This is an exciting herb walk; please wear comfortable clothes and appropriate shoes.
January 10, 2015. 10-12:00

Orlando: the Urban Jungle
In this class we will be meeting at Mead gardens in Winter Park to walk through their natural gardens. We will explore several of their fabulous wild areas and learn about the food and medicinal plants that grow in the Orlando/central Florida region. Here we will see a different kind of biodiversity with plants and wildlife.
March 14, 2014. 10-12:00.


Creating the Home Spa

Did you know that you can make your own face washes, sugar scrubs and lotions? In this class we will be talking about essential oils and learning how to make several home spa items including bath salts, face washes, sugar scrubs, and lotion by both discussion and demonstration. In this class you will not only get to learn how to make spa quality products you will get some of the things we make in class to take home. Perfect for gifts!
December 7, 2014 12-5pm @ Avalon
and @ Leaves and Roots January 11, 2015. 12-5pm.
$100.00 for 1 $180 for 2. Please specify which location on payment.

Spa class for 1:



Spa Class for 2:
 


Medical Herbalism: Learning the Art of Herbal Healing
A six-month class that will cover the top 100 herbs that every herbal student should know. Information includes; Doctrine of signatures related to each plant, growing conditions/locations, medical uses, contraindications, standard dosages, and specific indications by disease pattern. Case studies will be discussed; herbs will be tasted, made into herbal medicines, and learned through hands on experiences with them. Part of the Herbalist certification program. Also available online at any time! Cost: $350.00 Live: January 18, 2015. 12-3 PM at Leaves and Roots in Orlando. or online at any time!


 
Patterns of Dis-ease in the Face, Ears, Skin, and Pulse
In ancient Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine practitioners use a system of uncovering imbalances using changes or abnormalities in the pulse or facial appearance. This class is a six month series that will teach the student how to look at the tongue, ears, skin, and face to look for color and pattern changes that indicate an imbalance. We will also learn/feel pulses and determine abnormalities that show an imbalance. January 18. @ Avalon in Orlando. 4:30-7:00 pm. Cost:350.00


Spiritual Herbalism Series
 
In this series we will be leaning how to use herbs for magic and spiritual expansion. Each class focuses on herbs historically used for magical purposes but we will also make something in each class so that you can take it home and use it right away! At Avalon in Orlando. 4-6pm. Cost: $30.00 each or $150.00 for all
All classes:


Herbs For Prosperity- In this class we will talk about the herbs used to increase cash flow. In this class we will make a prosperity incense. January 25, 2015.

 
Herbs For Love- In this class we will be talking about herbs used for love of self, others and how to attract the perfect partner. We will be making an oil to attract love. February 8, 2015


Herbs For Purification- In this class we talk about herbs used for protection. We will also talk about how to smudge and do a basic space clearing. We will be making an incense. Mar. 8, 2015


Herbs For Beauty, Immortality, and Invisiability- Did you know there are herbs to help you become more beautiful? We will also cover herbs traditionally used for Immortality and Invisiability. In this class we will be making a body spray for beauty. April 26, 2015

 
Herbs for Protection-
In this class we will talk about herbs that can be used for protection as well as how to protect yourself from curses, hexes, and the evil eye. In this class we will make an uncrossing powder. May 31, 2015


Herbs for Divination- In this class we will be talking about herbs that can help with divination. We will also learn some easy techniques to improve your skills. In this class we will be making a divination tea. June 28, 2015

Herbal Smokes
 In this class we will talk about how to make your own smoking blends using herbs. We will talk about everyday smoking blends as well as blends to promote sleep, visions, relaxations and more. Save some money by making your own relaxing blends. Cost: $30.00 for 1 and $50.00 for 2 @ Leaves and roots: January 25, 2015 12:00-2:00.
For 1:

For 2:

 
Create an Herbal Medicine Chest
Come learn how 12 herbs and essential oils can be used for healing everything from cuts and scrapes to colds and flu. We will discuss the herbs and essential oils that can be used to treat specific illness as well as ways to store and prepare herbal medicine for a first aid kit in your home or for travel. Cost $25.00 for 1, or $40.00 for 2 . At Leaves and roots 12-2, February 8, 2015.
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Aromatherapy 101
 Aromatherapy has been used for thousands of years to heal the body, mind and spirit. Come join us as we rediscover this ancient art and its modern uses for treating everything from the common cold to cancer. In this class we will cover 15 essential oils and how to use them to treat a variety of illnesses. We will also discuss how aromatherapy works, how to integrate aromatherapy into your life, and how to heal your family and friends.  At Leaves and roots. Cost $25.00 for 1, $40.00 for 2 .March 8, 2015 12-2pm
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For 2:

 

 

 

Pre-recorded classes

These classes are for people who want to go at their own pace on their own schedule. Its also for those herbalists and natural healers  who want to purchase certain classes in order to round out their herbal education. Once the class is ordered I will send a link and handouts via e-mail to you, all you do is click on the link and learn. For the Certification programs I snail-mail you a copy of Module 1 which is over 200 pages of information. If there are homework assignments, do them along with the program and turn them in. I offer the same support and mentorship as I offer my live and live-online students, you just work at your own pace. I am offering the Certified Herbalist and Master Herbalist below as full programs as well as the individual classes. Please allow me 48 business hours to process your order.

Earth- Skills Prepper herbalist Recorded: 
Cost: $800.00
  

  

 
 
Herbalist Certification program recorded:
Cost: $1200     

   

For down payments or monthly payments please contact Dawn first. Monthly payments first require 50% down payment with the remaining 50% being due monthly; balance being due within 6 months. If you pay monthly be aware that your total cost does include processing charges of $10.00/month which brings total to $1260.00 for program.

Down Payment cost $600.00



Monthly payments for 6 months after 50% deposit made are: 100.00/month plus $10.00 processing charge. $110.00/month
$110.00



Master Herbalist Certification program Recorded
Cost: $1500

For down payments or monthly payments please contact Dawn first. Monthly payments first require 50% down payment with the remaining 50% being due monthly; balance being due within 6 months. If you pay monthly be aware that your total cost does include processing charges of $10.00/month which brings total to $1560.00 for program.

Down payment $750.00



Monthly Payments for 6 months after 50% deposit made are $125.00 with a $10.00/month processing fee so $135.00/month
 

 

Individual classes  

Medical Herbalism: Learning the Art of Herbal Healing

-This is an advanced class in herbalism. In this class we will be studying 100 herbs (in depth), discussing case studies, medicinal uses, standard dosages, contraindications, recipes and specific usage by disease, and doing hands on learning with medicine making. Foundation class for Module 1 (25 class hours- 50 study hours- 25 lab hours)

 Recorded
Cost $350
 

 

History of Herbal medicne 

In this class we will discuss the history of herbalism from the time of the wise woman to current practice. We will discuss all of the major turning points as well as modern concerns. (2 class hours- 12 study time).

 

Recorded Cost: $50.00 

 

 

 

Disease By Organ Syste 

Dis-ease by Organ System- In this class students learn basic anatomy, physiology dis-eases by organ system, Chinese and aryvedic methods of treatment including the 5-element system, the doshas and western herbal disease concepts. As well as some of the history and greatest texts in herbal history. Foundation class for Module 3.(25 class hours- 50 study hours)
Recorded Cost: $350.00    

  

 

 

Making Herbal Medicine - In this class students learn how to make their own herbal medicines including basic formulations. (4 class hours- 11 lab hours) Online students will do this via videos and by sending in samples for teacher to sample and give feedback on
Recorded Cost: $100.00   

  

 

 

Patterns of Dis-ease in the Face, Ears, Skin, and Pulse   

In ancient Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine practitioners use a system of uncovering imbalances using changes or abnormalities in the pulse or facial appearance. This class is a six month series that will teach the student how to look at the tongue, ears, skin, and face to look for color and pattern changes that indicate an imbalance. We will also learn/feel pulses and determine abnormalities that show an imbalance and talk about how to correct dis-order in the body. This class is for the beginning to advanced herbalist, natural healer, or other medical professional who wants to expand their knowledge of identifying dis-ease patterns. This class is part of herbal and aromatherapy certification programs. Foundation class for Module 2 (25 class hours-50 study hours- 30 lab hours).
Recorded Cost: $350.00
 

 

 

Systems of Chinese, Ayurvedic, and Unani medicines

In this 6 month class we will delve deeply into these herbal healing systems. We will explore the Chinese 5 element system the Ayurvedic system of Doshas and the Unani systems in detail. The goal of this class is to show advanced herbal students the connections between the systems and how to balance by using foods, exercises, and herbs. This class is the Foundation class for the Master Herbalist Certification program. (25 class hours-50 study hours). Recorded Cost: $350.00

 

 

 

Wildcrafting 101
In this class we discuss how to responsably wildcraft and how to promote good stewardship of the plant poupulations. This class includes a harvesting lab for the live students and individual lab time using ID books for on-line students. (2 class hours- 20 lab hours)
Recorded Cost: $50.00 



Understanding Lab values
In this class we go over common lab values what they mean individually and what they mean in common groupings. We will also discuss common disease patterns and expected abnormal lab values. (2 class hours- 10 study hours).Recorded Cost: $100.00

 

Botany 101
In this class we will discuss the common ways to identify plants including names of plant parts, how to identify certain families of plants and how to use this knowledge to be a better herbalist. (2 class hours- 13 study hours- 12 lab hours)

Recorded Cost: $100.00.

 

 

 

Nutrition 101

Want to learn about the healthiest way for your clients to eat? In this class we will get to the roots of good nutrition and give you hints on how to help your clients adapt to healthy changes. Part of the Herbalist and Master Herbalist Certification programs. (2 class-15 study-20 lab)
Recorded Cost: $100.00 

 

Detoxification 101

In this class we will talk about why detoxification is so important in today’s world and some of the ways you or your clients can detoxify the liver, kidney, skin and lymphatic systems with herbs and simple exercises. Part of the herbalist and Master Herbalist Certification programs  (2 class-12 study-18 lab) Recorded Cost: $50.00

 

 

Detoxification 201

In this class we will talk about deeper methods of detoxification including full and juice fasting (is it necessary or harmful in a detox program?), Nettie pots, and deep Yogi Detoxification techniques. Part of the Master Herbalist Certification program but useful for anyone who wants to do a deep detoxification on themselves or on their clients.(2 class-12 study- 20 lab)  Recorded Cost: $100.00 

 

 

 

 

The Power of Breath; the secret source of healing

In this class we will talk about the importance of breathing correctly and how to change your clients breathing habits to facilitate healing. I will also teach you several breathing exercises to help your clients through issues like COPD, anxiety, weight loss, etc. Part of the Master Herbalist Certification program, but good for any natural healer who wants to expand their knowledge. (2 class-10 study-10 lab) Recorded Cost: $50.00

 How to start an Herbal Practice: Formulary Development

In this online class we will discuss how to build your supplies and stock so that you will have enough product for your clients. We will discuss basic record keeping related to the formulary as well as some basic legal information about making herbal medicines. Part of the Herbalist and Master Herbalist Certification programs but open to all natural healers who want to improve their business. (2 class-10 study- 10 lab)
Recorded Cost: $100.00

 

 

 

How to Start an Herbal Practice: Ethics and the Law                   
  
In this online class we will discuss ethics and how to legally practice herbalism. This class will teach you how language can keep your practice within legal limits, about waivers and how to avoid diagnosing disease. Part of the Herbalist and Master Herbalist Certification programs but open to all natural healers who want to improve their business. (2 class-20 study) Recorded Cost: $100.00 

 

 

How to Start an Herbal Practice: Doing a History and Physical    In this online class we will discuss how to do a history and physical which is a focused way to see what is out of balance in your client. This logical method of fact finding is used by medical doctors to help them get to the root of the issue. H&P taking is a valuable tool to the advanced healer. Part of the Master Herbalist Certification programs (2 class-20 study) Recorded Cost:$100.00 

 

 

 

How to Start an Herbal Practice: How to build your practice

In this online class we will discuss how to build your practice using advertising, webinars, expos and other methods. We will discuss the most effective way to build your client base and effectively grow your practice. We will talk about rental spaces, and more advanced office needs as well... Part of the Master Herbalist Certification programs (2 class- 40 study) Recorded Cost: $100.00

 

 

Power of Exercise

In this class we will talk about the power of exercise to treat different dis-orders. We will learn about exercises to increase circulation, clear the lymphatic system and increase tone, strength and endurance.  Part of the Herbalist and Master herbalist Certifications Recorded Cost: $50.00 

                                                                    


Call Dawn Gates @ 407-967-6042 or e-mail at:

 

 

Dawnsenchantedgarden@yahoo.com to pre-register for classes. Classes may be canceled if no students pre-register. Online classes through WizIQ, education platform, preregistration mandatory.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical Herbalism: Learning the Art of Herbal Healing

A six-month class that will cover the top 100 herbs that every herbal student should know. Information includes; Doctrine of signatures related to each plant, growing conditions/locations, medical uses, contraindications, standard dosages, and specific indications by disease pattern. Case studies will be discussed; herbs will be tasted, made into herbal medicines, and learned through hands on experiences with them. Part of the Herbalist certification program. Cost $350.00

 


 



How to start an Herbal Practice: Doing a Complete History and Physical (Advanced)

In this online class we will discuss how to do a history and physical which is a focused way to see what is out of balance in your client. This logical method of fact finding is used by medical doctors to help them get to the root of the issue. H&P taking is a valuable tool to the advanced healer. Part of the Master Herbalist Certification programs but open to all natural healers who want to improve their business. Online: recording Cost: $100.00

 

 

How to start an Herbal Practice: How to build your practice (Advanced)

In this online class we will discuss how to build your practice using advertising, webinars, expos and other methods. We will discuss the most effective way to build your client base and effectively grow your practice. We will talk about rental spaces, and more advanced office needs as well... Part of the Master Herbalist Certification programs but open to all natural healers who want to improve their business. Online: recording. Cost: $100.00

 

 

 

Lay Herbalist Certification Recorded: 
Cost: $800.00  


 
Herbalist Certification program recorded:
Cost: $1200   

Master Herbalist Certification program Recorded
Cost: $1500
  


Medical Herbalism: Learning the Art of Herbal Healing
-This is an advanced class in herbalism. In this class we will be studying 100 herbs (in depth), discussing case studies, medicinal uses, standard dosages, contraindications, recipes and specific usage by disease, and doing hands on learning with medicine making. Foundation class for Module 1 (25 class hours- 50 study hours- 25 lab hours) Recorded
Cost $350 
 

History of Herbal medicne 
In this class we will discuss the history of herbalism from the time of the wise woman to current practice. We will discuss all of the major turning points as well as modern concerns. (2 class hours- 12 study time).
Recorded Cost: $50.00 
 

 

 

Dis-ease by Organ System- In this class students learn basic anatomy, physiology dis-eases by organ system, Chinese and aryvedic methods of treatment including the 5-element system, the doshas and western herbal disease concepts. As well as some of the history and greatest texts in herbal history. Foundation class for Module 3.(25 class hours- 50 study hours)
Recorded Cost: $350.00    

  

 

 

Making Herbal Medicine - In this class students learn how to make their own herbal medicines including basic formulations. (4 class hours- 11 lab hours) Online students will do this via videos and by sending in samples for teacher to sample and give feedback on
Recorded Cost: $100.00   

  

 

 

Patterns of Dis-ease in the Face, Ears, Skin, and Pulse   

In ancient Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine practitioners use a system of uncovering imbalances using changes or abnormalities in the pulse or facial appearance. This class is a six month series that will teach the student how to look at the tongue, ears, skin, and face to look for color and pattern changes that indicate an imbalance. We will also learn/feel pulses and determine abnormalities that show an imbalance and talk about how to correct dis-order in the body. This class is for the beginning to advanced herbalist, natural healer, or other medical professional who wants to expand their knowledge of identifying dis-ease patterns. This class is part of herbal and aromatherapy certification programs. Foundation class for Module 2 (25 class hours-50 study hours- 30 lab hours).
Recorded Cost: $350.00 

 

 

Systems of Chinese, Ayurvedic, and Unani medicines

In this 6 month class we will delve deeply into these herbal healing systems. We will explore the Chinese 5 element system the Ayurvedic system of Doshas and the Unani systems in detail. The goal of this class is to show advanced herbal students the connections between the systems and how to balance by using foods, exercises, and herbs. This class is the Foundation class for the Master Herbalist Certification program. (25 class hours-50 study hours). Recorded Cost: $350.00

 

 

 

Wildcrafting 101
In this class we discuss how to responsably wildcraft and how to promote good stewardship of the plant poupulations. This class includes a harvesting lab for the live students and individual lab time using ID books for on-line students. (2 class hours- 20 lab hours)
Recorded Cost: $50.00 



Understanding Lab values
In this class we go over common lab values what they mean individually and what they mean in common groupings. We will also discuss common disease patterns and expected abnormal lab values. (2 class hours- 10 study hours).Recorded Cost: $100.00
 

Botany 101
In this class we will discuss the common ways to identify plants including names of plant parts, how to identify certain families of plants and how to use this knowledge to be a better herbalist. (2 class hours- 13 study hours- 12 lab hours)
Recorded Cost: $100.00.
 

 

 

Nutrition 101

Want to learn about the healthiest way for your clients to eat? In this class we will get to the roots of good nutrition and give you hints on how to help your clients adapt to healthy changes. Part of the Herbalist and Master Herbalist Certification programs. (2 class-15 study-20 lab)
Recorded Cost: $100.00 

 

 

 

Detoxification 101

In this class we will talk about why detoxification is so important in today’s world and some of the ways you or your clients can detoxify the liver, kidney, skin and lymphatic systems with herbs and simple exercises. Part of the herbalist and Master Herbalist Certification programs  (2 class-12 study-18 lab) Recorded Cost: $50.00

 

 

Detoxification 201

In this class we will talk about deeper methods of detoxification including full and juice fasting (is it necessary or harmful in a detox program?), Nettie pots, and deep Yogi Detoxification techniques. Part of the Master Herbalist Certification program but useful for anyone who wants to do a deep detoxification on themselves or on their clients.(2 class-12 study- 20 lab)  Recorded Cost: $100.00 

 

 

 

 

The Power of Breath; the secret source of healing

In this class we will talk about the importance of breathing correctly and how to change your clients breathing habits to facilitate healing. I will also teach you several breathing exercises to help your clients through issues like COPD, anxiety, weight loss, etc. Part of the Master Herbalist Certification program, but good for any natural healer who wants to expand their knowledge. (2 class-10 study-10 lab) Recorded Cost: $50.00

 

 

How to start an Herbal Practice: Formulary Development

In this online class we will discuss how to build your supplies and stock so that you will have enough product for your clients. We will discuss basic record keeping related to the formulary as well as some basic legal information about making herbal medicines. Part of the Herbalist and Master Herbalist Certification programs but open to all natural healers who want to improve their business. (2 class-10 study- 10 lab)
Recorded Cost: $100.00

 

 

 

How to Start an Herbal Practice: Ethics and the Law                   
  
In this online class we will discuss ethics and how to legally practice herbalism. This class will teach you how language can keep your practice within legal limits, about waivers and how to avoid diagnosing disease. Part of the Herbalist and Master Herbalist Certification programs but open to all natural healers who want to improve their business. (2 class-20 study) Recorded Cost: $100.00 

 

 

How to Start an Herbal Practice: Doing a History and Physical    In this online class we will discuss how to do a history and physical which is a focused way to see what is out of balance in your client. This logical method of fact finding is used by medical doctors to help them get to the root of the issue. H&P taking is a valuable tool to the advanced healer. Part of the Master Herbalist Certification programs (2 class-20 study) Recorded Cost:$100.00 

 

 

 

How to Start an Herbal Practice: How to build your practice

In this online class we will discuss how to build your practice using advertising, webinars, expos and other methods. We will discuss the most effective way to build your client base and effectively grow your practice. We will talk about rental spaces, and more advanced office needs as well... Part of the Master Herbalist Certification programs (2 class- 40 study) Recorded Cost: $100.00

 

 

Power of Exercise

In this class we will talk about the power of exercise to treat different dis-orders. We will learn about exercises to increase circulation, clear the lymphatic system and increase tone, strength and endurance.  Part of the Herbalist and Master herbalist Certifications Recorded Cost: $50.00 

                                                                    


Call Dawn Gates @ 407-967-6042 or e-mail at:

 

 

Dawnsenchantedgarden@yahoo.com to pre-register for classes. Classes may be canceled if no students pre-register. Online classes through WizIQ, education platform, preregistration mandatory.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 


Contact:
Dawnsenchantedgarden@yahoo.com to pre-register for classes. Classes may be canceled if no students pre-register. Online classes through WizIQ, education platform, preregistration mandatory.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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