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May Flower Festival! Keynote speakers Robert and Sheva Browning from HeartMath Institute will share their expertise on the healing power of the heart. This event features docent-led tours of the aromatic gardens. live music by the Wave Tones, mock cocktails by Wish Garden, and the Elizabeth Van Buren Essential Oil blending bar. A catered luncheon includes: Gluten Free & Vegan Mushroom-Almond Pate Canapes Avocado Radish Canapes Cabbage & Dried Cherries Salad Beet & Spring Vegetable Salad Greek Chickpea Pasta Salad…Find out more »
In this class, we will cover the basics of cannabinoids (mainly CBD) and the endocannabinoid system that regulates many aspects of well-being. We will present research on the use of cannabinoids for: Reducing pain and inflammation lowering anxiety and balancing mood reducing tremors, seizures and muscle spasms adjunct therapy for cancer treatment Learn the difference between CBD and THC and how to safely start utilizing non-psychoactive cannabinoids for general health. We will discuss internal and topical usage of high CBD products. Participants…Find out more »
In this class, we will cover the basics of Botany, plant phtyochemicals, and the process plants facilitate in our body and being. We will be going over Cannabis and its CBD/cannabinoids as one example, and how plants can: alter consciousness and mood help humans regrow bone, nerve, & impossibly tough tissues to regenerate nourish us in ways no medication ever can or will help us adapt to our local environmentAs Craig does a demonstration and lecture of Medicine Making of…Find out more »
Morning Workshop: Creams and Lotions Afternoon Workshop: Gels Learn the chemistry behind making creams, gels, and lotions with natural essential oils. Witness and learn how aromatherapists dilute their aroma blends into pure carrier oils (such as olive, Jojoba, sunflower and others including alcohol). Whether for medicinal or cosmetic benefits, these topicals are convenient and effective bases for aroma-therapeutic products, offering smooth penetration of the epidermis, meaning your skin will be left soft to the touch, not oily! You will be…Find out more »
Take this opportunity to learn more about COBHA, while enjoying essential oil-infused treats. You will also have an opportunity to meet some of the instructors for the upcoming Fall quarters, events and workshops and to see our new location right where Elizabeth Jones began everything. At Elizabeth Van Buren essential oil. Receive 10% off program classes when you sign up at our Open House! RSVP below Or simply show up! Or if you'd like to RSVP over the phone, please…Find out more »
Take this opportunity to learn more about COBHA, while enjoying essential oil-infused treats. You will also have an opportunity to meet some of the instructors for the upcoming courses, events and workshops and to see our new location right where Elizabeth Jones began everything at Elizabeth Van Buren essential oil. Receive 10% off program classes when you sign up at our Open House! RSVP below Or simply show up! Or if you'd like to RSVP over the phone, please call…Find out more »
New Date! We are so excited about our Geranium Day Open House, at our lovely new location. Please join us and learn about this wonderful plant. Please Note: Dates and times are subject to change, owing to the current Coronavirus pandemic.Find out more »
A guided walk at UCSC. Everyone is welcome! Cost is $50 All dates and times of currently scheduled Spring/Summer 2020 events are tentative and subject to change owing to current Coronavirus epidemic.Find out more »
We are so excited about the Annual Wellness Fair! Please contact COBHA if you are interested in participating as a vendor, sponsor, or service provider. All currently scheduled events are subject to change of date and time, owing to the current Coronavirus pandemic.Find out more »
During these times of COVID, we want to learn the tools that will help strengthen our immune system and lungs. Pranayama, which means “breath control”, is an ancient wisdom and science that helps us strengthen and control our autonomic and sympathetic nervous system.
This workshop will provide step by step instructions and practice, so you can experience and feel the benefits in the moment.
Beth Nolan has extensive experience with pranayama, with over 35 years of practice as a Licensed Massage Therapist, Registered Hatha & Tantra Yoga Instructor, and a Health Kinesiologist, which uses muscle testing and dowsing to balance and increase health.Find out more »