Classes We Offer in 2019
In-Person and Online Options
Now Registering for the 2019 Roots, Foundation and Advanced Holistic Herbalist Certificate Programs!
Flexible, Affordable, Comprehensive
Beginner Herbalist Training
Vital Ways has two programs for those who are new to holistic herbalism:
Topics Covered in Each Course:
Herbal Medicine from Traditional and Modern Perspectives
Plant Identification and Wildcrafting
Foundations of Nutrition
Holistic Evaluation, Tongue and Pulse Evaluation
And much more!
Each can be taken as stand alone courses or as part of the multi-year Holistic Clinical Herbalist Program.
Advanced Herbalist Certificate
The Advanced Holistic Herbalist Certificate Program at Vital Ways is for students who have at least one year of formal holistic herbalism study, and would like to expand, evolve and deepen their abilities and skills with advanced study of:
Holistic Physiology and Pathophysiology
Advanced Nutrition Protocols and Practices
Complete Clinical Practice Skills from Interview to Protocol
Business Skills For the Holistic Herbalist
Our 3rd year Holistic Herbalist Clinic Practicum is for graduates of our Advanced Program.
3rd year Clinic Practicum Students perform all the tasks of a Clinical Herbalist in our Free Clinic, under the supervision of our clinical faculty, including:
Perform Clinical Interviews,with Clients in our Free Clinic
Analyze Cases, Nutrition, and Health History
Develop Herbal, Nutritional and Holistic Lifestyle Protocols
Research Health Topics, and engage in knowledge sharing with peers, and faculty
Empower and support clients to overcome challenges and achieve transformational health change
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Vital Ways Blog
“Vital Ways has been the most positively impactful program in my educational pursuits in nutrition, herbalism and wellness with each year adding another deep and important layer to my knowledge and skills. It has provided me with the ability to use herbs and nutrition with a methodology and structure to help clients with confidence. It has been invaluable and I can’t recommend it highly enough.”
“I received an amazing education at Vital Ways that gave me new perspectives, and abilities with herbs and mental-emotional healing. Chris and the rest of the educators have the deepest integrity for healing and led the way with their commitment and passion for holistic health. I couldn’t be more thankful that I found, and was able to attend this program.”
“This class changed me from the inside-out. I never dreamed I could make such progress so quickly. I achieved permanent results and gained knowledge that will last me a lifetime. “
“My time at Vital Ways deepened my understanding of holistic health and nutrition,gave me a sense of connection and fostered deep personal growth.”