Sleep Hygiene and Natural Supports Poor sleep impacts energy levels, immunity, brain functioning and life in general. In decades of clinical practice, Gigi has observed a multitude of factors that impact human sleep from screen time to substance use. She believes we have been amidst a national sleep hygiene crisis for at least 5 years. Learn of the many questions she asks patients during clinical sessions. Gather solutions from environmental changes to herbs and supplements that she shares in a clinical context. Presenter: Gigi Stafne, Naturopath and Master Herbalist. Hosted by Green Wisdom School of Natural & Botanical Medicine www.greenwisdom.weebly.com
Date/Time: Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Noon-1pm Central Time Tele-seminar Tuition: $20 Format: Tele-conference call dial-in; One hour presentation, 15-20 minute Q & A time after This tele-seminar counts as clinical credit hours for our Master Herbalism students and elective credits for Environmental Health & Herbalism students. For other professionals this seminar may be applicable CEU credits. Open to the pubic. Must register and prepay tuition before accessing seminar code and call-in.
Spring Detox, Reset Your Health A Naturopathic Doctor's Series to Spring into Health
This has been a super long spring. At least it feels that way! Time to wake up your body and make way for the next seasonal transition. In this vital tele-seminar series you'll learn how to safely do a detox for your body if you feel foggy, sluggish or stagnating energy. This session taught by longtime clinician Gigi Stafne is rooted in both naturopathic medicine and herbalism pathways. The series consists of 2-parts covering: toxins and exposures to be aware of, from excess technology to ground water contamination; the human body's 5 main elimination pathways, plus naturopathic and herbal remedies to detox and support each of these systems; The healing crisis, means of supporting the body and spring rejuvenation and more!
Dates/Times: Thursday, April 28, 11:30am-1pm; and Friday, April 29 11:30am-1pm Tele-Seminar Tuition: $65 (entire series) Presently enrolled Intermediate/Master Herb students via our school are at a special discounted rate of $50 (entire series). Format: Tele-conference dial in; One hour presentation, 15-25 minute Q & A time after. This tele-seminar counts as clinical credit hours for our Master Herbalism students and elective credits for Environmental Health & Herbalism students. Other professionals may inquire about receiving CEU credits. Open to the public. You must register and prepay tuition before accessing tele-seminar code and call-in information. Email our school/clinic to register: firstname.lastname@example.org Our school/clinic PayPal is the same: email@example.com
Herbs for Patients with Chronic Pain
During the past decade increasing numbers of people suffer from one or more chronic pain conditions that diminish quality of life, also placing people at risk of other serious health conditions. In this seminar learn various internal and topical natural/botanical approaches to help people reduce pain, inflammation, as well as improve mobility, sleep and quality of life. Gigi Stafne MH, ND has assisted countless clients, patients and others with chronic pain and dis-eases for 35 years of practice. We think you'll learn plenty in this session, whether you are a patient or practitioner.
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 11:30-1pm Central Time Tele-seminar Tuition: $35 Format: Tele-conference call dial-in; 60 minute presentation, 20-30 minute Q & A. This tele-seminar counts as clinical credit hours for our Master Herbalism students and elective credits for Environmental Health & Herbalism students. For other professionals this seminar may be applicable CEU credits. Open to the pubic. Must register and prepay tuition before accessing seminar code and call-in.
Natural Supports for Substance Abuse & Addictions Look for new/repeat 2021 dates TBA The prevalence of people in pain, coping with various addictions, has been on the rise during the pandemic. Substance abuse impacts countless individuals and families. At the same time resources seem to be dwindling. Learn from Naturopath and Master Herbalist Gigi Stafne and Gina Bozych, Master Herbalist about how they have supported friends, family and patients with natural methods to build a healthful foundation in their lives. Please know this and all tele-seminar conversations are confidential (this seminar not recorded).
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 16, 2021, 11:30am-1/1:30pm Central Tele-seminar Tuition: $55 Format: Tele-conference call dial-in; 60 minute presentation, 30+ minute Q & A. This tele-seminar counts as clinical credit hours for our Master Herbalism students and elective credits for Environmental Health & Herbalism students. For other professionals this seminar may be applicable CEU credits. Open to the pubic. Must register and prepay tuition before accessing seminar code and call-in.
Compassionate CAM Care for Caregivers Are you coping with compassion fatigue, high intensity stress or trauma related to the caregiving you do, whether in your family, work or volunteer roles? Learn how to identify burnout, compassion fatigue, secondary trauma, even post traumatic growth. Compassion fatigue impacts caregivers, crisis workers and clinicians who work on the frontlines in diverse settings. There is hope for coping and thriving with proven methods of compassionate wellness care including natural medicine modalities such as holistic nutrition, herbs, flower essences and more. Acquire proven resources and skills to support your well being in this tele-seminar. And remember, ultimately your health and wellness as a caregiver means optimal care for others.
Date/Time: TBA Tele-seminar Tuition: TBA Format: Tele-conference call dial-in; 1.5 hour seminar presentation, plus 20-30 minute Q & A. This tele-seminar counts as clinical credit hours for our Master Herbalism students and elective credits for Environmental Health & Herbalism students. For other professionals this seminar may be applicable CEU credits. Open to the pubic. Must register and prepay tuition before accessing seminar code and call-in. Green Wisdom PayPal code is: firstname.lastname@example.org
"Crisis Cleanse" Natural Medicine Methods for Aftercare & Post-Trauma Recovery In our society we see how toxic people feel after crisis, chaos and traumatic events. This toxicity is certainly real. Crisis 'hits' are now happening with greater frequency. Our true concern is that left unhealed, continual crisis has potential to fester into deeper wounds or illnesses if not released. The auric-energetic-physical body feels the impact of trauma in subtle and dramatic ways. People can learn to regularly cleanse the auric and physical body, especially after a traumatic event. In this seminar acquire natural, botanical and energy tools to care for yourself and others during post trauma recovery by engaging in what Gigi calls a "Crisis Cleanse."
Date/Time: TBA Tele-Seminar Tuition: TBA Format: Tele-conference call dial-in; 1.5 hour seminar presentation, plus 20-30 minute Q & A. This tele-seminar counts as clinical credit hours for our Master Herbalism students and elective credits for Environmental Health & Herbalism students. For other professionals this seminar may be applicable CEU credits. Open to the pubic. Must register and prepay tuition before accessing seminar code and call-in. Green Wisdom PayPal code is: email@example.com
Resiliency During the Pandemic This Seminar Series is Complete, but please register for this shorter seminar entitled:
Prevention During Pandemics: Botanicals for Various Body Systems Considerations for your home natural medicine cabinet or herb apothecary Thursday, October 21, 2021 Tele-Seminar, easy call in method Time: 11:30am-1pm Central Time Register by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org Use our school's PayPal: email@example.com Tuition: $55 REGISTRATION OPEN NOW!
As COVID and variant strains of the virus persist, individuals continue to fall ill, some fatal. Pandemic fatigue has set in for many as we reach one year of radical changes in life. In the new year, increasing numbers of people feel optimistic about vaccines. Alongside this, there's an awareness more might be necessary. People are hungry for holistic ways to build resistance, from health to finances. Globally, humans are impacted by trauma and victimization, yet it is estimated that 3/4's of all people do develop resilience, moving through adversity with creativity and resourcefulness. Mental health and psychological realms call this, post-traumatic growth. Rather than spiral downward, let's build a movement of deep resilience.
In this important educational series, Gigi Stafne MH, ND shares resilience strategies during weekly seminars spanning 4 weeks in February, designed in a convenient tele-seminar format. Gigi is a long time clinician, educator who has worked for decades in crisis intervention, CAM clinical settings and national trauma trainer. Stafne bio: Instructors, Guides, Clinicians - Green Wisdom (weebly.com)
Weekly topics include:
Prevention During Pandemics Botanicals, supplements and strategies to consider as supports
Herbs and Dosing for Serious Infections A spectrum of herbs to consider if infected--bacterial pneumonia to COVID
Personal Resilience: Emotional, Familial, Social, Economic Internal and external strategies, skills and supports
Ecological Aspects of the PandemicA discussion of environmental implications of COVID
Botanical Bonus: Home Herb Apothecary List, Top Herbs to Consider in 2021 (shared online packet)
Dates and Times: Wednesdays, January 20, 27, February 3, 10, 2021 (Begin at 10am Central) Program Tuition: Above Format: Tele-conference call dial-in; 50-60 minute presentation, plus 20-30 minute Q & A. This tele-seminar counts as clinical credit hours for our Master Herbalism students and elective credits for Environmental Health & Herbalism students. For other professionals this seminar may be applicable CEU credits. Open to the pubic. Must register and prepay tuition before accessing seminar code and call-in. ~Open to practitioners, patients and the public~ Registration via Green Wisdom's PayPal: firstname.lastname@example.org www.greenwisdom.weebly.com Several partial scholarships available for those in need.
Green Wisdom e-Courses
Your life is busy, but with Green Wisdom you can learn anytime, anywhere! Our past and present students study from California to Canada to Croatia. Acquire natural medicine skills, education and completion certificates through Green Wisdom Online eCourses. Study natural medicine for personal self-care to professional clinical practice, even beginning your own natural medicine business. Receive individualized attention from instructor as you study or select a course option where you simply purchase the course module.
Our e-Courses each have two options. Selecting option 'a' includes 1:1 instructor interaction online and a Certificate of Completion. Option 'b' courses are without instructor and do not include a certificate.
Do you hear a calling from deep within from your ancestors? Have you received messages during dreamtime? Would you like to take an inspiring journey to recollect stories, foods, formulations, herbs and healing practices of your family and culture? Gigi's created something enriching for you during this tumultuous yet transformative year:
A flexible online exploration course with 9 inspiring, healing topics and units:
~Journeying with Ancestors: Experiences, recollections, storylines ~Homelands: The Body Holds Eco-Memory, places of past and present ~Migration Lines and Melting Pot Medicine ~The Intuitive Gift: Healers, Herbalists, Seers & Shamans ~Medicine Traditions of Your People: Foods, Herbs, Practices ~Healing Trauma in Family Lineage: Intergenerational Trauma & Epigenetics ~Honoring Ancestors: Creating Ritual and Ceremony ~Home Herb Apotheca: 13 Ancestral & Contemporary Plant Allies ~Ancestral Medicine Project: A garden, journal, scrapbook, audio or video recording
Green Wisdom Course #: OL-36 Tuition: Scroll down to chart below
Biophilia: Passion for Plants, People & this Precious Planet
A 9 unit online experience with explorations, engage with nature and plant medicine allies
9 units of immersion topics:
~Deeply Rooted in Biophilia ~Bio-phobia, Toxins, Uses, Abuses ~The Body Holds Eco-Memory ~Landscape Shapes Culture ~Earth Energetics & Medicine Meridians of the Land ~Plant Spirits of the Land ~Walking Lightly, Earth Ethics ~Heart Centered, Hand Crafted Herbalism ~Seeking and Co-Creating Sacred Sanctuary
Green Wisdom Course #: OL-37 Tuition: Scroll down to chart below
Health & Happiness 15 Days, 15 Ways Get your life on track with this 15-day easy to do self-care wellness program. Gigi Stafne MH, ND offers simple wisdom and effective tips for a healthful, soul nourishing life. Order this easy e-Course and get started with solo independent work from the comfort of home. Self-paced, solo work, no instructor. Green Wisdom Course #: 1100 Scroll to bottom of page for all online course tuitions
Explore CAM Careers: Complementary Alternative Medicine Intro Foundations Do you feel a calling to serve humanity through healing work? Are you uncertain of which natural medicine modality to study and specialize in?
In this course you will: Explore careers in CAM-Complementary Alternative Medicine in this mini course Learn the foundations of CAM Understand reasons why patients desire this care Learn trends now and into the future
Discover which career path is best for you
Receive a special bonus when you take this course: a one-time, online or phone CAM career coaching session with advisor with personalized professional guidance. Green Wisdom Course #OL-1101 This online course option includes a free 1:1 coaching session!
ADAPTOGEN HERBS, CEU Online Course
Are you an herbalism student, clinician or someone who wants to learn more about the important classification of herbs entitled, Adaptogens? This is a solid 2-hour class that includes a strong introduction about what Adaptogens are, a sampling of such herbs and fungi, along with 7 example clinical cases that you'll work on. This new course is an essential that will enhance your health and/or clinical practice.
There are two options for taking this course:
Self-study, send in no assignments, no need to take exam. Certificate is not received. Green Wisdom Course: #OL-1119b or Self-study, engage in assignments, send into instructor for input, take the exam. CEU credits, certificate received. Green Wisdom Course: #OL-1119a
Imagine, Act, Manifest! A CAM Small Business Certificate Course Now being offered in separate modules-units, as well! Visit this page: www.greenwisdom.weebly.com/business-services
Are you establishing a New Natural Medicine Business or Enhancing an Existing Practice? Feeling passionate about creating your natural medicine business, but are overwhelmed and unsure where to begin? Or perhaps you wish to boost your present business to the next level of success. This Complementary Alternative Medicine Small Business Course is perfect for you. Whether you're in the dream phase or jump-starting your small business in an allied health field, this is a comprehensive course designed to transform your dreams and desires into an amazing and abundant practice!
Who should take this course? Those in massage therapy, herbalism, homeopathy, aromatherapy, personal coaching or other natural medicine and allied health professions. Instructor Gigi Stafne, ND, MH created this course with 35 years of experience behind her and thus identifying unique needs and gaps in CAM practitioners and business owners practices. This course is tailored specifically for those practicing in the unique professions of natural and botanical medicine to help with common hurdles and barriers.
Easy Efficient Format Our online course can be accomplished from the comfort of your home or office. Work at your own pace and receive individual business coaching support online from the instructor. Each week you'll work on inspiring, practical assignments that directly translate to your practice in a real way. A big boost to your business!
Are you ready to manifest your dream business right now? Take the first step. Make this valuable business investment in yourself. Certificate awarded upon completion of course. This small business course generally takes students 3 months to complete. All exercises apply directly to setting up your business. CAM Small Business Certificate awarded upon completion. #OL-1111-a Course w/instructor 1:1, certificate level: #OL-1111-b Course Modules only w/out instructor 1:1 and non-certificate options
Herbs for the Developmental Life Cycle
From pregnancy to the elderly wisdom years there are unique herbs best aligned for each stage of life. Knowing which to use will help ensure greater happiness and health in life! This e-Course will help you select herbs for personal and family wellness. This course is also an excellent choice for health care and CAM clinicians who work with families.
Course includes: Introduction plus informative units on: pregnancy and childbirth, childhood, 3 phases of women's lives, men's health, and the elderly wisdom years unit. Wrap up with an exercise on making it all real by creating your own home herb natural medicine cabinet.
This 6-unit course generally takes 4-5 weeks to accomplish. Option 1118a is a certificate level course.
Have you dabbled in herbalism, desiring to take the next step?
Our inspiring beginner herbalism online course has been taught to students for three decades with fantastic success! Engage in this foundational botanical medicine course that covers essentials that entry level students need to know, either for personal home health and wellness or to prepare for further professional studies within the natural or botanical medicine fields.
Topics include: Orientation to Herbalism Foundations & Philosophies in Herbalism The Art & Science of Herbalism Cross Cultural Medicine Ancestral Medicine Tastes & Traits of Herbs Super Spice Secrets Herbs for the Life Cycle Top Herbs Materia Medica Actions & Applications Make-n-Take Sessions Herbs for Contemporary Stressors Consumer, Political and Legal Issues in Herbalism Careers in Herbalism ...and more!
Course is comprised of 10 core units. Generally students take 7-8 weeks to complete, although 6 months is allowed. This course is a prerequisite for our Intermediate and Master of Herbalism programs. Certificate level course, certificate awarded upon successful completion for students enrolled in #1112a
Note: There are two options for this course: 1) Take the course for credit, with interaction and feedback from instructor and a Certificate of Completion. #1112a 2) Purchase the course at reduced price and study on your own--no instructor feedback or Certificate. #1112b
Instructor: Gigi Stafne MH, ND
Green Wisdom #OL-1112a Green Wisdom #)L-1112b
Herbs & Natural Approaches to Coping With Stress
Contemporary stress is nearly epidemic in our world. It impacts the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being of many, from self to patients. Gain a solid understanding of what stress, distress and eustress are. Acquire clinical tools and skills to assist with coping and adaptation to stress from a mental health and natural medicine professional instructor. Learn about anti-stress foods, natural medicine and herbs for the Immune System, Nervous System and a special bonus assignment on Herbal Adaptogens. Enroll now and you'll be better equipped to help your clients and patients reduce stress in their lives immediately and significantly.
Generally, this online course takes students 4-5 weeks to complete. Certificate level course, certificate awarded upon successful completion.
Contemporary stress is running rampant globally. Everything from daily stressors piling up to more complex situations where humans are impacted by accidents, crime, domestic violence, wars and life altering experiences. Intense emotional upset, trauma and PTSD--Post Traumatic Stress Disorder--can effectively be approached with clinically proven natural medicine modalities. Among such modalities is the subtle, yet powerful realm of Flower Essences. In this eCourse, students acquire knowledge and skills, for emotional upset to trauma. Flower Essences can then be utilized for personal wellness, family and patient overall health. Create an Emotional Care Kit at home as part of this course.
Generally, this online course takes 2-4 weeks to complete. Certificate level course, Certificate Awarded upon successful completion.
Instructor, Gigi Stafne MH, ND is one of the primary Trauma Trainers in North America and abroad for Herbalists Without Borders International.
Compassionate Care A Naturopathic Care Plan for Patients
How do we best support individuals who have experienced intense life stress, trauma and major disruption? In this online course, you will learn to design a wellness plan that includes herbs and other natural supports that help ease the transition back to harmony and balance. This is a short certificate level course that will enhance one's personal life and augment your clinical practice. A strong finale to the two courses above. Contact our school for a special discount if enrolling in all three anti-stress courses during the pandemic. Consider our series of three e-Courses above to acquire vital healing tools! Humanity needs you!
Certificate level course #OL-1117-a Course w/instructor 1:1, certificate level #OL-1117-b Course Modules only w/out instructor, non certificate
The Art of Assessments: Ancient & Contemporary Natural Medicine Tools
Are you seeking new assessment skills to integrate into your life or clinical practice? Are you seeking alternatives to gather holistic information about patients, or yourself and family? This uniquely designed course taught by an experienced Naturopath and Master Herbalist will inspire you and change the way you view prevention medicine. Past students have taken our course and now integrate it into their practices include: Herbalists, Massage Therapists, Social Workers, Therapists, Physicians and other allied health professionals. Study online in this intensive to learn the following topics and skills to put to use right away:
The Role of the Elements: Earth, Metal-Mineral, Water, Wood, Wind, Fire, Ether Intuitive Styles & Approaches in Clinical Settings Reading Body Language Basic Body Constitutions Facial Features & Diagnostics Introductory Iridology Introductory Breath, Tongue, Nail Assessing The Body Clock Meridians
Enjoy working on yourself, friends and family members as you study each unit Generally, this online course takes 2-3 months to complete. Certificate level course, certificate awarded upon completion.
Students have 6 months to complete their online course
Our online courses are affordable! Consider, average cost of a 3 credit college course is $700-$900
Save thousands of dollars in health care costs by acquiring important skills in our online classes!
Improve your clinical practice, help patients & clients with your new skills, boost your business
All online course credits/hours 'count' toward our Master of Herbalism program automatically
1:1 instructor attention with certain levels of our online courses. Instructor Gigi Stafne is a well seasoned Naturopath, Master Herbalist, educator, writer with 30+ years of practice
Opt for online course modules with no advisor or certificate at discount rates
Receive your professional certificate of completion for each certificate level course
PREMIER Natural Medicine Program: enroll in 5 online courses this year for total tuition of: $995 and receive one online course free
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