Having been raised in the simple ways of natural health, David's interests grew beyond his university study. In 1974 David Christopher, M.H., took his place by his father's side at The School of Natural Healing. David's book entitled "An Herbal Legacy of Courage" is a loving tribute to his father.
In 1979 he became a Master Herbalist and the director of The School of Natural Healing. Today, thousands safely apply the Christopher methodology thanks to his directorship.
David is an international lecturer and was instrumental in influencing natural healing to principles taught in several European Herbal Colleges. David and his wife Fawn host a weekly radio program, "A Healthier You."
He has generated new ideas on the management of high blood pressure, diabetes, and auto-immune diseases, as was one of the first to discourage the use of Prozac in favor of natural methods.
David Christopher's goal in life is to help others learn to benefit from a healthier lifestyle. Type your paragraph here.
Internationally known herbalist and aromatherapist, Kathi Keville, has
conducted medicinal herbs and
aromatherapy seminars in North
America and Europe for over 40 years.
Her Green Medicine Herb School hosts year-round programs including wild
herb walks, herb garden tours, herbal
apprenticeship program, body systems
series and aromatherapy seminars, plus appearances by internationally-known herbalists. She teaches wild edibles and medicinals for San Francisco State
Kathi's 15 popular books have been
published in nine countries and seven languages. She has written 150 articles
for national magazines and has
consulted on National Geographic,
Newsweek, and Women's Day.
Kathi grows 450 medicinal herb
species from around the world at
her Oak Valley Herb Farm in Northern California's Sierra foothills.
Kathi is the Directory of the American
Herb Association, founding member
of the American Herbalist Guild,
and United Plant Savers, and
honorary member of the National
Association of Holistic Aromatherapy
and previous American Aromatherapy Association.
Kathi appears in her garden on the aromatherapy show "Everybody Nose"
and has a Garden Forum: Herb Edition
which is on KVMR, Nevada City, (89.5 FM).
Our lovely Appalachian Southern Herbalist. Phyllis D Light, MA, RH (AHG) is a fourth generation herbalist and healer. Her studies in Southern and Appalachian Folk Medicine began at the age of 10 in the deep woods of North Alabama with lessons from her Creek/Cherokee grandmother and continued with well-known folk herbalist Tommie Bass. She continued her education with a Master of Health Studies from the University of Alabama.
As a practicing herbalist, Phyllis has seen clients for over 25 years . She also worked in a medical clinic in Birmingham, AL and was supervising herbalist at Common Ground Medical Clinic in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. One of her goals is to be a bridge between traditional and scientific knowledge.
Phyllis is a registered herbalist and currently vice-president of the American Herbalist Guild as well as a member of the Admissions Committee. Locally, Phyllis is the director of the Appalachian Center for Natural Health in Arab, AL which offers both online and residential classes.
Yes, Christopher is back again!! He is a fourth-generation, internationally renowned herbalist, licensed acupuncturist, herbal clinician, research scientist, consultant to the dietary supplement industry, expert witness, botanist, mycologist with over 35 years of experience.
The author or co-author of over 20 books, Christopher lectures on herbal medicine world-wide. He has taught at universities and medical schools such as Stanford Medical School, Yale Medical School, Bastyr University, and the National School of Naturopathic Medicine. He has taught classes for the last 6 years at the University of California, Berkeley as a Ph.D. graduate student in evolutionary biology, phylogenetics, plant chemistry, and ethnobotany.
He is also a grateful father of Ken Hobbs.
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Welcome to the MidAmerica Herbal Symposium offering intensive classes on the art of herbal medicine.
We offer a quaint little herb conference with a big impact! All nestled in a beautiful forest setting. Not overwhelmed with 500 people walking the grounds, just the perfect size, where we get to know each other and the plants and teachers sit amongst us!
Southeastern Minnesota near the banks of the Mississippi in Whitewater State Park, Altura, MN
A Conference we can really get into!! The classes are all Intensives!! No need to pay extra and sign up for intensives! The classes are all 2 and 3 hours in length!!