Practicum Meeting for All Students
Monday Sept. 24th 7pm
Herbal Healing Inc., Bay G 2410 – 2nd Ave SE Calgary
September 28 & 29th, 2018: Modern Herbalists & Clinical Skills with Herbalists Joanne Wilson & Kalyn Kodiak
MORE Practicum segments are coming soon – There is one segment per month, Sept-April. Segments don’t have to be taken in any particular order, so you can join us any time! Contact StudentClinic@KodiakHerbal.com to learn more.
July 28th – September 15th, 2020
Be a part of this traditional hand-looming sash class via video conferencing! Looms and all materials are provided via Canada Post. Everyone is welcome to this beginner-level workshop that features video lessons & 2 Q&A sessions for students.
May 15th – June 4th, 2020 SOLD OUT
Be a part of this traditional hand-looming sash class via video conferencing! Looms and all materials are provided by Canada Post. Everyone is welcome to this beginner-level workshop that features video lessons & 2 Q&A sessions.
We’re working to bring this workshop to you online! Please check back with us soon.
Begin with the basics or advance your knowledge of the traditional art of sash weaving, while making your own bracelet or hatband. All experience levels are welcome.
Tuesday, April 7th 6:30-8:30pm
Make a poppy or Metis-style beaded flower pin to honour a loved one or just for fun. We begin at the beginning – no experience needed for this workshop!
We’re working to bring this workshop online! Please check back with us soon.
Octopus bags or Fire-bags have a colorful history! “But, there are no octopus on the prairies..!!?” I hear that a lot! Learn the interesting story of the “octopus bag”, how it got its’ unique name, and make your own mini-octopus bag in this fascinating workshop.
Tuesday May 5th CANCELLED
View the many edible & medicinal plants of the river valley on this fascinating historical medicine walk lead by a traditional Metis Herbalist.
Wednesday May 6 CANCELLED
Explore the traditional medicine of Southern Alberta’s Metis Community. This walk is lead by Metis Knowledge Keeper Kalyn Kodiak, whose family has lived in Southern Alberta for 6 generations.
May 9 CANCELLED
Join us for an afternoon of delights! We begin with a D.I.Y. natural perfumery class with herbal chemist Zoe Lynne, who leads us in the creation of the perfect blend of natural scents to compliment your chemistry & personality. Then, we will sit down to a tea social featuring custom-blended beverages, dainties and crumpets with berries & cream.
Tuesday, May 19th CANCELLED
Learn some of the meaning & traditions of wearing a personal medicine bag. You can use your medicine bag for prayer, protection & creativity. Anyone can make a bag to remind them of their powerful qualities. This workshop is a fundraiser for the Metis Bear Harvest events.
Saturday, May 30th 1-4pm Rocky Mountain House Native Friendship Center
The ‘Silver-berries’ of the Wolf Willow bush are traditionally used to make beautiful natural rosaries by the Metis people. Make your own rosary while learning about the food, medicine and cultural uses of this beautiful Canadian Prairie plant.
Sunday May 31st 12pm-2pm
Explore the traditional medicines of Alberta’s Metis Community. This walk is lead by Metis Knowledge Keeper Kalyn Kodiak, whose family has lived in Alberta for 6 generations.
Saturday/Sunday 12-4pm, June 6 & 7
Be a part of this traditional hand-looming sash class in Kelowna! Looms and all materials are provided and yours to take home after the class. Everyone is welcome to this beginner-level workshop.
Saturday in June 2020 11am – 3pm (Date TBA)
Return to the mountains to view the flowering plants in all their Glory! Meadows, Prairies and forest landscapes and a gourmet lunch in the wild.
New workshops are scheduled every few months -please bookmark our visual calendar and check back often to see new experiences. Or, contact Kalyn@KodiakHerbal.com to get on the mailing list.
Please click this link to view our workshop & class policies.
Classes and tutorials happening in 2017. This menu is being updated, some class information may be missing. Check back later or contact Kalyn@KodiakHerbal.com for info.
Week Nights & Weekend Workshops – Click link for list of practicum experiences
Date To Be Announced
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Saturday February 25th 2017, 11am – 4pm – REGISTRATION OPEN
Wildflowers in the City!
June 2017 Plant Walk – details coming soon
For Kids & Adults! Details soon
New Classes, Practicum programs and Clinical opportunities for Herbalists, Iridologists, Students & Groups in Calgary & Lethbridge!
Many of the courses below can be applied towards your Wild Rose College of Natural Healing credits or practicum hours. Other colleges may also accept our programs for credit – please ask your college administrator.
Attend the First meeting of the Energetic Practitioners to provide input into how the group will be run, including how often it is to be held and on what days, which modalities and instructors we will learn from, and to find out other administrative details such as the cost of the program and payment plans.
Please come to Ray of Light (address below) on January 30th, 2014 to attend the 1-hour meeting. We will begin exactly at 6:05pm.
You can also sign-up for the Iridology segment, beginning that evening, at the link provided HERE.
6:00-7:00pm, January 30th 2015: Administrative Meeting
- Introductions, discuss layout for modalities and clinical practice nights, confidentiality agreement
- Choosing modalities to focus on for the rest of the year (Iridology + 2 others), as well as modalities for next year. Suggestions for instructors and modalities will be accepted for review. Students who wish to instruct a segment should attend this meeting to present the idea to the group.
- Discussing cost (which changes depending on instructors) and payment schedule
- Discuss meeting 4x monthly instead of 2x monthly
- Volunteer clients for Clinical Practice nights
How to Find Ray of Light Holistic Living: Starting from Crowchild Trail, exit onto Flanders Avenue and continue through the main gates of the Currie Barracks. Take the first Right turn into the parking lot across from building B8.