Posts tagged ‘herbalist’

Life gets away from you sometimes. 2/11-20/2019

I pluck my beard hairs

Coarse little buggers, I dont

Know why I kill them

 

Irrational truck

attachments, I’ll fix her til

I’m broke, forever (more…)

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Electric Nomad Dance- New Studio at 123 E Main Street! Spring Signup!

Hey Yall

If you follow my social media you may have seen that I helped my friend Twila Jane a few weeks ago get started installing flooring at her new dance studio at 123 E. Main St.

I am so excited about their new space. I actually am going to have the opportunity to sell my herbal and craft products there in a mini punkothecary, and may even teach some classes. Other amazing people such as LeVar Carter, Owl Rare, and Laura Rettinger may teach Yoga and other classes in the space. And my friend Raven Mack aka Dirt God is going to try the space out as a venue for Haiku Battles in Richmond. This is such a collaboration of great people and has so much potential. Please support the space, as all of us artists an d crafters and teachers and healers have big hearts and smol smol budgets.  This is Twila’s space, please sign up for their classes and for other classes in the space. Richmond is what we make of it, and here is a chance to make something pretty great!!!

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From my friend Twila on Facebook:

Twila Jane is at Electric Nomad Dance.

Hey ya’ll! Lots of folks have asked how they can support the new studio space, and this is one of the best: sign up for or share our classes! 💖💖💖 New sessions begin in just under two weeks, and these first few months will be super important for us to have a solid registration. If you and yours don’t want to dance, but support our work, please consider purchasing a session for someone who receives a scholarship from us! 🤓 💃💖 We are also offering a discount for college students as well, so bring your ID for a reduced class fee. Beginner classes are Tues, Wed, and Thurs 6:30-7:30, and an open level class at 7:30 pm on Thursdays. Next week we have off and I’m gonna be working on improving the space even more. See you there?? Please share! Registration is up at www.electricnomad.net/signup
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#rva #rvaevents #rvadance #dancestudio #dance #bellydance #healthy #movement #richmondyoga #movingmeditation #poetryinmotion #movingart #learntodance #vcu #vcuarts #vcurams #scholarship #allarewelcome #fitness

3 New Zines Available!!

In the nic of time I finished 3 new zines in time for the Richmond Zine Fest this past Saturday.

Daily Tea Ritual for Self Care in 2019 is a great starting place for folks relatively unfamiliar with herbal medicine and self care. $2 in person $4 by mail

On Building Houses is the first in a series on the construction industry and my experiences working in it. $2 in person $4 by mail.

Fragments of Karnage is haiku (many also on the website) from 2017 & 2019 all collected in one volume. $3 in person $5 by mail

I will get these available on my Etsy and post link here soon.

Thanks!

9/17/2018

Warm apple cider

Reishi and cinnamon hopes

For strong winter fire

4/5/2018

Smoky quartz around

My neck, from technology

It does protect me.

I’m still here!

Hello anyone who looks at my website! It has been a minute. I got hired to open and manage a cafe at St. Stephen’s church in Richmond, VA. Then they added managing the weekly, year round Farmers Market to my responsibilities. All of this also meant my partner David had to start doing more with our historic window restoration business. I also had to put herbalism school on hold. And you know, we got married and also did all kinds of fun activities with our kids in the meantime.

 We opened the cafe in the week before Thanksgiving, and there was not much sleep. Over a month in, and many of the kinks have been worked out, I have great cafe staff, and we are open 7 days a week to the public. The cafe serves as a Village Green, and we have a smoothie of the same name. I was also able to create a really fun drink menu that works with the Church’s mission of being good environmental stewards and promoting healthy, local food and drink. I even incorporated some herbalist aspects into things like the Golden Milk Latte and our tea selection! 

I am hoping in 2018 to get back to regular haiku. It has just been a 70+ hour a week thing for a bit.

I am #grateful for the #harvest from #motherearth and for the time today to continue processing some of the plant bounty we were able to grow and #wildcraft this year. #herbalism #herbalist #theheathenhomestead #rva #beaverdam #goldenrod #rose #cleavers #chickweed #queenanneslace #wormwood #plantain here is just a little of what we grew and gathered

9/17/17

Take the time you need

To recharge your mind, body

And spirit. Self care.
Drink more water and

Try some herbal tea. Eat some

Nourishing foods too.
When at wits end, take

That wit outside to breathe that

Fresh air and see trees.

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