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December 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

$60 – $90

Building Internal Fire

In this pragmatic and hands-on workshop, you will learn ancient folk medicine heat treatments that are as deeply relaxing as they are healing.

10-1PM Ginger Compress– learn of the art of treating deficiency conditions of cold and weakness with the penetrating heat of freshly grated ginger applied as a warm compress to either the low back or the lower abdomen. This treatment is applicable to other areas once you learn the method. Bring 1/2 pound of fresh ginger, two small hand towels and one small trash bag, 1 lg stainless cooking pot with lid and 1 plate.

2-5PM Salt/Moxa NavelTreatment– learn this simple yet deeply penetrating healing method as practiced in ancient Japan. This can be a treatment for any deficiencies that have occurred in our early development as it goes into the navel. Often deeply relaxing, the heat is absorbed into the core of the body and helps in the elimination cold and deficiency conditions.

Indications may including but are not limited to: cold hands/feet, easily chilled, cold abdomen, stiffness of muscles in Cold weather, dislike of Cold, slow to warm up after exposure to Cold, pale tongue, weak pulse, pale complexion, fear

Class limited to 10 persons, Soup provided or bring light fare  Both sessions have a focus on the lower abdomen and the digestive system.

Supplies needed: two hand towels, 1/2 lb fresh ginger, ginger grater, two garbage bags (kitchen size).

Shared Items with Partner: 8-10  qt soup pot, two hot pads, pillow, blanket, 1 dinner plate, bags, grater

Details

Date:
December 30, 2018
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$60 – $90
Website:
forestmedicines.org

Organizer

Mayer
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