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This Celebratory Fundraiser will be a catered luncheon and will include botanical tours
Live music, a Flower-Centric, essential oil-infused organic feast, Good company will make this an Aromatic Afternoon not to be missed!
$75 + $25 material fee In this demo and hands on class, students will learn the therapeutic mathematical ratios to make quality botanical extractions in alcohol, glycerin and oil. These extracts are very versatile and can be used for medicine, perfume and cosmetic formulas. The goal of this class is to enable students to work from the raw dried, fresh or wild harvested materials to the finished product. These botanical extracts are a perfect base and potent ingredient for making…Find out more »
$65+ $15 material fee In this class, the emphasis is put on the basic functioning of the hive and how bees are an intricate and necessary part of our ecosystem. Using bee-products sustainably is a way to support bee keeping and the maintenance and the equilibrium of the earth’s bio-system. These incredible little creatures offer a true wisdom of inner nature’s wisdom. Student s will discover in this class how they are an incredible ally to human health. In this…Find out more »
$95+ $25 material fee Christine Hassler is a long-time herbalist from the Trinity Mountains, teaching the ancient tradition of creating preparations to benefit your well-being. Touch, smell and taste plant materials in this hands-on workshop; make tinctures, elixirs, herbal oils and salves to take home, we will en-joy tea infusions.Find out more »
Each year COBHA sponsors a Holistic Health Wellness Fair bringing together traditional and alternative practitioners, businesses and educational institutions reflecting our diverse Santa Cruz Community.
Our aim is to promote personal and community wellness and sustainability through networking and education.
2018 will be our 13th annual fair.
Save the Date: August 25, 2018!
The fair takes place in downtown Santa Cruz, on Lincoln St. between Pacific and Cedar Streets.Find out more »
It’s All About The Blend A quick & easy guide to better blended smoothies, soups, juices and bowls Suzy Brown Saturday, September 22 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. $50 + $15 materiel fee We will explore how essential oils will boost your culinary creations while dramatically changing the flavor profile of your dish. Learn the health benefits of perfect blended smoothies, soups, juice and buddha bowls. Simple, quick and easy recipes that you will be able to recreate in your own…Find out more »
Spiritual Nutrition Paulette Suzanne Sunday, October 7 1:00 p.m. –4:00 p.m. $80 In this workshop, we will explore the Spiritual Nutrition paradigm and how it affects and amplifies the evolutionary unfolding of the spiritual being that we are. From this perspective, we can think about nutrition in a different way. We will learn that what we eat affects the functioning of our mind, and how our food choices reflect our state of harmony with ourselves, our world, and…Find out more »
Its All About the Blend! Series II: Holiday Harvest This is the 2nd workshop in our series with Holistic Nutrition Consultant Suzy Brown and I am so excited to announce the theme. If you attended our first workshop then you know what I mean when I say "YUM". Suzy brought so many simple and delicious recipes for us and I have no doubt that she will once again bring it all to the table. We decided…Find out more »
Pendulum Dowsing Wayne Hoff Sunday, November 11 1:00 p.m. –5:00 p.m. Space is limited $90 Pendulum dowsing is the most common form of dowsing. You can use it in all areas of your life and business. Using a pendulum is like having a precision meter to indicate what your intuition is telling you. In this class we will be learning to dowse accurately with a pendulum, and then use the pendulum with charts and directly with oils and supplements.…Find out more »
Take A Deep Breath with Giovanna Piumarta & Pinecone Botanicals Saturday December 1st, 2018 10:00am-2:00pm $70 (includes Materials) Giovanna demonstrates the process of Distillation and guides you through the creation of your own botanical healing salve, using local plants and other simple ingredients, to help increase respiratory health & well-being. Attendees will learn: Presentation of herbs that assist in healthy respiratory systems. Demonstration of distillation process & guidance on…Find out more »