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In order to meet the demands of our times and to thrive, it is sometimes necessary to access deeper support from the plant kingdom. Flower essences are a gentle and effective vibrational plant medicine specifically concerned with our evolution, and are available for the unique challenges facing the Collective and Planet right now. If this offering resonates, please join us! Read more and register here. 

The Art of Plant Spirit Medicine

A Three-Day Immersion in Rockingham, VT

Friday, July 22nd - Sunday, July 24th 


Join me and my Aunt, Virgina Voronin, for a weekend of healing and medicine making in the beautiful countryside of Vermont. 

This workshop is appropriate for beginners as well as experienced herbalists wishing to deepen their practice. 

We’ll be exploring the following:

  •  wildcrafting plant spirit medicine

  •  introduction to plant signatures and energetics

  •  working with intention and art 

  •  rituals for formulation and application

  •  acupuncture

  •  yoga

  •  forest bathing (optional)

Cost: $375, which includes sleeping accommodations in the guest house as well as all organic, locally-sourced meals. A discounted rate of $275 is available to those who would prefer to camp on the property.

Limited to 12 people.

Virginia Voronin, L.Ac, Herbalist, has over 25 years of alternative healing experience throughout the U.S., Mexico, Central and South America. She is also a skilled artist, gardener, yoga instructor, and shamanic healer. Virginia is a master homesteader, creating and maintaining vegetable, flower, and medicinal gardens for over 35 years. She feels her early relationship with the plants is the unifying thread connecting the many facets of her interests and life pursuits. Presently, Virginia is developing a unique meditation garden featuring large “green sculptures” using medicinal, wild, and cultivated plants. She is the founder of Witness Oak Artist Retreats. Virginia’s healing practice blends all of her passions dynamically together. She sees clients at her home in Rockingham, VT. You can contact her via email at, her Facebook page, or by phone (802) 779.3652.

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Befriending Anxiety

a multi-faceted approach to supporting our nerves in modern times

Maha Rose, Brooklyn

Sunday, April 3rd




Join Deborah and Heidi for this informative and interactive workshop to gain a deeper understanding of how to alleviate anxiety. Deborah & Heidi are inspired to offer a class to contextualize anxiety within a framework of being human at this evolutionary point, amidst collective unrest. Bring your curiosity as we open up the conversation and explore ways of befriending anxiety. All participants will leave with both a flower essence and herbal tea blend. Please register in advance so that the teas and tinctures may be provided for all participants.



Introduction to Flower and Gem Essences

Remedies Herb Shop, Brooklyn

Sunday, April 17th 



Befriending Anxiety

an integrative approach to supporting our nerves in modern times

Yogamaya, New York

Saturday, February 6th 


Flower Essences for Fall & Winter

Remedies Herb Shop, Brooklyn

Sunday, October, 18th (2015)