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December 2018

Take a Deep Breath: Handmade salve & live distillation demonstration

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
College of Botanical Healing Arts, 4170 Gross Rd Ext Suite 5
Capitola, CA 95010 United States
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$60

                    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…

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January 2019

Ancient Elixirs:  True Kombucha and the Art of Home Brewing with Corrina Keas

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
College of Botanical Healing Arts, 4170 Gross Rd Ext Suite 5
Capitola, CA 95010 United States
$65

The first recorded use of kombucha was in 221 B.C. during the Chinese empire of the Tsin-Dynasty. They called it “The remedy for immortality” or the “divine tische”. Today, Kombucha is becoming increasingly recognized as a delicious beverage that has many health benefits. Kombucha seems to be everywhere now. Bartenders are pouring kombucha martinis, they line the shelves at most health food stores, and Walking Man Brewery of Stevenson, WA, won a gold medal at the 2006 World Beer Cup…

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March 2019

Key Health and Wellness Principles

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
College of Botanical Healing Arts, 4170 Gross Rd Ext Suite 5
Capitola, CA 95010 United States
$200

We will be discussing the basic Principles of Health and Wellness that can be immediately implemented in your life.  You will learn about functional medicine tests for assessing your health including adrenal stress tests, full functional thyroid testing, autonomic nervous system assessment using heart rate variability and organic acids urine testing for assessing biochemical individuality, detoxification, and nutrient needs. We will also cover the need for periodic detoxification, the key role of the liver, kidneys and lymphatic systems for proper…

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April 2019

Geranium Day & Spring Open House

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
College of Botanical Healing Arts, 4170 Gross Rd Ext Suite 5
Capitola, CA 95010 United States
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Free

Geranium Day & Spring Open House Join us Sunday April 28, 2019 from 11:00 am-2:00 pm   Enjoy Geranium Infused Treats and learn about our courses and workshops! Receive 10% off all classes when you sign up during our Open House.   Register below. Or if you'd like to register over the phone, please call COBHA at (831) 462-1807.

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May 2019

The Art of Face Reading

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The College of Botanical Healing Arts, 4170 Gross Rd Ext.
Capitola, 95010
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$125.00

Face reading is a perceptive modality whose history traces back thousands of years spanning many traditions, from ancient Chinese medical diagnostics to modern psycho physiology. Face reading teaches you how to read the signs everyone carries with them, giving insight into a person's nature, their current emotional state, the health they are presently experiencing, and the strengths and challenges they were born into. Face reading is a method of diagnosis for both health and personality, and is a skill used…

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The 5th Annual May Flower Festival 2019

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UCSC Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States

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…

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June 2019

Legal Cannabinoids for Health and Comfort   

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
College of Botanical Healing Arts, 4170 Gross Rd Ext Suite 5
Capitola, CA 95010 United States
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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…

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Herbal Energetics

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
College of Botanical Healing Arts, 4170 Gross Rd Ext Suite 5
Capitola, CA 95010 United States
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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…

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July 2019

Basic Emulsions 101: Lotions, Creams and Gels

July 27 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
College of Botanical Healing Arts, 4170 Gross Rd Ext Suite 5
Capitola, CA 95010 United States

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…

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September 2019

Lavender Day Open House

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Elizabeth Van Buren, Inc., 303 Potrero Street | Suite 7
Santa Cruz, 95060 United States
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Free

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…

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