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Evolver's East Meets West Medicine Fest

Evolver’s East Meets West Medicine Fest: Herbalism at the Opera

Join fellow herbalists and plant medicine enthusiasts for an afternoon of unconventional herbalism seminars, interactive plant medicine meditations and a tablespoon of Opera (to help the medicine go down) at Evolver’s inaugural East Meets West Medicine Fest, where eastern and western traditions of herbal plant medicine are united as one. Presenters will offer their herbal wisdom from the stage of the National Opera Center in NYC, focusing on the intersection of eastern schools of herbalism with local, “western” herbs. The topics covered will include: Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, The Doctrine of Signatures, Shamanism, Alchemy and much more. Local herbalism schools and organizations will be tabling, providing information about their programs, and offering products. We will wrap up the evening with an auction for fantastic items like Evolver webinars, trainings in herbalism, books and much more.

Presentations will introduce basic concepts before entering more advanced territory, and are intended for beginner and advanced practitioners alike. Specially blended herbal tea options and refreshments will be served. There will also be raffles, performances, and networking opportunities. Presenters will be available to answer questions during breaks. Seating is very limited, so it is advised that you purchase ticket well in advance.

11am-12: Reception. Check in and engage with local sponsors and other herbalists. Refreshments will be served.
12-12:25: Introduction, Jeff Bausemer of Evolver
12:30-1:30: Richard Mandelbaum – “Common Local Plants Used in Chinese Traditional Herbal Medicine”
1:40-3:00: Ashley Sky Litecky – “Plant Spirit Medicine and Meditation”
3:00-3:50: Break
3:55-4:25: Performance
4:30-5:50: Kristen Rae Stevens – “The Power of Prana and Plant Medicine”
5:55-6:55: Leon Milmeyster – “The Cross Roads of Herbalism: Where Western Herbalism, Alchemy, Shamanism, and Ayurveda Converge”
6:55-7:00: Closing
7:00-7:20: Auction

When: July 19th, 11AM-7PM
Where: The National Opera Center, 330 7th Avenue, New York, New York 10001
Cost: $50 early bird with code "Fest" , $60-$75 Sliding Scale thereafter (people who purchase an early bird ticket are automatically entered to win an introduction to aromatherapy course through, valued at $550, and if you don't win, don't worry, because we will have two more courses up for grabs during the auction!)
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About the Host:
Evolver is creating a platform for content, learning, and commerce serving the global transformational community, supporting optimal states of well being in mind, body, and spirit.

Sponsored by Floracopeia, The American Herbalist's Guild, Arborvitae School of Traditional Herbalism, Sky House Yoga and Apothecary

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