Classes & Events

Jane Bothwell teaching

Welcome to our classes and events center. Below you will see our list of current events.

Please drop by Moonrise Herbs on the plaza or call at (707) 822-5296 for updated information on additional classes and/or free talks, and also for more detailed information on the following classes. Class sizes are limited, so register early. The store remains open after class for purchases, so you can get the tools you need to begin (or continue!) your journey to health.

  Here, Jane Bothwell teaches her Beginning With Herbs class.

Look below for our upcoming class and event offerings!


Space Clearing & Enhancing with AnneMarie Minke of Sahrlight

Thursday, January 18, 2018

6:30 - 8:30pm

Cost: $25 per person

Learn to create your own sacred space and the best way to set conscious intent on the qualities of your relationship that you value the most with a simple space clearing technique. Using flower essence sprays as a tool to revitalize stuck energies that become imprinted over time in the walls, furniture, and other objects in the spaces we occupy.

Using flower spiritual blends specifically created to bring more sacredness into your life by choosing the right combination for any situation. They will propel you to the farthest reaches of your goals, while uplifting energy to the spirit.

**This class with Annemarie and her absolutely incredible essences will fill quickly. To register, please call 707-822-5296 or drop by Moonrise Herbs at 826 G Street, Arcata

 **Register Now by calling 707-822-5296 or drop by Moonrise Herbs**

On The Plaza, 826 G Street in Arcata. 
Store Hours: Mon-Sat 10am - 6pm, Sun 12 - 5



Meditation Made Simple Series with David Sandercott

4 Thursdays, January 25 - February 15, 2018

6:30 - 8:00pm

Cost: $100 for the full series

Why do we meditate?  To live more peaceful, balanced lives and to raise the consciousness of humanity so we can all live in peace.

In this class you will learn:

-3rd Eye Meditation

-Simplified Kundalini exercises

-The 8 Limbs of Yoga

-The Power of Hum Sa

-Aura Expansion

Bring a yoga mat, pillows and a blanket.

  **Space is limited so claim your spot early by calling 707-822-5296 or drop by Moonrise Herbs**

On The Plaza, 826 G Street in Arcata. 
Store Hours: Mon-Sat 10am - 6pm, Sun 12 - 5



Beginning with Herbs Winter Session with Jane Bothwell


January 31 - March 21, 2018

6:00 - 9:30pm

Cost: $385


This series is an excellent introduction to the world of healing plants for the beginner and those with more experience as well, these classes will guide you through the gentle, healing way of herbs.
Includes field identification, herbal first-aid, demonstration and use of medicinal preparations (salves, tinctures, syrups, pills, etc.), formula making, and more, with lots of “hands-on” activities. We will prepare a number of herbal products and you’ll each have samples to take home.

Meets one evening a week for 8 weeks, and two herb walks:

-Dandelion Herbal Center Sunday, February 11, 2018 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
-Trinidad Head Sunday, February 25, 2018 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Tuition: $385 Includes samples and two herb walks.
To register or learn more, visit or call 707-442-8157

Intro to Ayurveda with Traci Webb

3 Tuesday evenings

February 27 - March 13, 2018

6:30 - 8:30pm

 Cost: $108.00

Introduction to Ayurveda is an 8-hour introductory workshop for the beginning to intermediate student who is wanting to learn foundational Ayurvedic concepts and tools for increased health and well-being. Topics include: unraveling the three doshas (vata, pitta, kapha), understanding your Ayurvedic constitution, healing emotions with Ayurveda, aromatherapy, Ayurvedic nutrition basics and home remedies.  Introduction to Ayurveda is the Institute's entry-level public workshop offered once a year in live format, or MAY BE TAKEN IN MP3 AUDIO FORMAT WHEN NECESSARY (please see below for details). Our live format meets three consecutive Tuesday evenings at Moonrise Herbs in Arcata, California. *Introduction to Ayurveda serves as prerequisite to the Ayurvedic Wellness Program and the Ayurvedic Herbalist Program. This workshop is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) for 8 Hours of Continuing Education for Massage Therapists and Body Workers. Students who are taking the workshop for continuing education hours may request to receive an Introduction to Ayurveda certificate of completion from the Institute.



  • Class 1: Five-Element Theory, Unraveling the Three Doshas (Vata, Pitta, Kapha), Understanding Your Ayurvedic Constitution, Healing Emotions through Ayurveda
  • Class 2: Ayurvedic Nutrition Basics and Six Tastes
  • Class 3: Home Remedies! with in-class medicine making and yummy take-home


 Traci Webb, CAS, PKT, CMT is Founder and Director of the Northwest Institute of Ayurveda.  Traci has been studying holistic medicine for twenty-five years. Her love of the Vedic sciences began in 1991 while studying Yoga and meditation with her mentor—Soneji—whom she continues to study with to this day. She holds a 2.5 year Clinical Ayurveda certification, a 6-month Panchakarma certification, a 500-hour massage certification, a BA degree in Psychology from UCI, and is trained in Jyotisha Vedic Astrology (K.N. Rao lineage). She is a nationally approved massage continuing education provider, and a California State Certified Massage Therapist, with over 600-hours of training in massage, panchakarma therapies and Asian body therapies. She underwent an Ayurvedic apprenticeship with a BAMS Gujarat Ayurved University graduate from India, and has studied with numerous renown vaidyas and teachers over the years. 

**Register now by calling 707-822-5296, drop by Moonrise Herbs on the Plaza, Arcata or sign up directly with Traci at her webite by clicking here.

On The Plaza, 826 G Street in Arcata. 
Store Hours: Mon-Sat 10am - 6pm, Sun 12 - 5