Journey into Ancestral Birth Wisdom

Our Teacher: Mayra Martinez de Garay Degree in Physics, UNAM, Mexico PhD Theoretical Chemistry, UNILAC, Italy Certified Midwife from Veracruz, Mexico We are honored to host Mayra Martinez in Chicago, from Veracruz Mexico, sharing her traditional Mexican midwifery work and knowledge. Mayra’s experiences are rooted in traditional midwifery practices like rebozo, “sobadas” (traditional massage) and [...]

Journey into Ancestral Birth Wisdom

Our Teacher: Mayra Martinez de Garay Degree in Physics, UNAM, Mexico PhD Theoretical Chemistry, UNILAC, Italy Certified Midwife from Veracruz, Mexico We are honored to host Mayra Martinez in Chicago, from Veracruz Mexico, sharing her traditional Mexican midwifery work and knowledge. Mayra’s experiences are rooted in traditional midwifery practices like rebozo, “sobadas” (traditional massage) and [...]

Simple Granola Recipe

This is such a simple recipe that you can make over the weekend to have yummy granola  ready all week long. I love this plant based recipe because I don't like to buy granolas full of additives or sugar, and it tastes so much better! My family loves it. This is a basic recipe idea, [...]

Herbs for colds and flu

Using North and South American traditions, local herbalist, Cote Garceau, will guide us in making simple and safe home remedies to fight the flu season. She will explain when to use specific herbs and will help us understand their classifications, (demulcent, antimicrobial, astringent, expectorant, diaphoretic, etc). During this workshop we will be shown how to [...]

Nature Walk. 08/12/17

Summer is in full bloom, and this is the perfect time to gather and learn about the beautiful plants that are growing around us. During this gentle walk, herbalist Cote Garceau will help you learn to identify, and use many edible, nutritional and medicinal plants. These herb walks introduce identification, medicinal uses and ideas for [...]

Health Consultations

Are you ready to take the next step for your health? Are you generally  healthy, but want to address some minor health issues? Are you interested in learning more about your personal health constitution? Cote will guide you into creating a healthier life for yourself. If you’re ready to commit to improving your health, sign [...]

Wild Medicine

I’m really excited to be presenting this class next month. I hope to see some familiar faces there! “Wild Medicine” Are you interested in learning more about plants and weeds that grow wild in your area or even in your own back yard? Let’s take a walk on the wild side! During a gentle walk [...]