MERCADO SAGRADO PRESENTS
Wildflowers & Weeds of the Canyon:
Flower Essences & Plant Communication
with Amanda Ackerman & Saewon Oh
Sunday, May 27 | 1–5pm
Please join Amanda and Saewon for a day in the canyon exploring the medicine of our local plants and wildflowers. In this workshop, we will discuss the unique healing properties of a number of local plants as food, medicine as well as flower essences (vibrational remedies that address the psycho-spiritual and energetic aspects of wellness). Immersing ourselves in the local landscape, we will take an interactive plant walk, forage, brew a meadow tea, explore techniques for plant communication and make a flower essence to take home.
The workshop will be held at a private outdoor location overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Topanga Canyon. The address & directions will be emailed to you once you RSVP. Space is limited. All are welcome. To RSVP please click on the link below.
Cost of workshop: $75, which includes a flower essence to take home
Amanda Ackerman is an author, teacher, and flower essence practitioner living in Los Angeles. She has been a flower essence therapist for over 17 years and has recently founded Plant Language, a hub for flower and vibrational remedies. Her own work with the plant world focuses on the feralscape, divining techniques that allow for communication across species boundaries. Her book The Book of Feral Flora was published in 2015 and uses biofeedback techniques that allow plants to create poems. She regularly offers flower essence therapy readings in Los Angeles and beyond.
Saewon Oh is an herbalist and friend of the flora who attended the Ohlone Center for Herbal Studies and the Gaia School of Healing. Her work engages healing dialogues with nature, our bodies, and the environment. She offers herbal consultations, teaches workshops, and is also the founder of Sun Song, a line of herbal teas, potions, and locally made flower essences.