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!


3 Keys to Creating True Connection with Robyn Smith

Tuesday September 12

7:00 - 8:15pm

Cost: $5 - 10 (Sliding scale per person)

The Secret Power of Yoga for your Relationships!
Are you frustrated with your relationship?
Feeling like you don't know how to connect?
Feeling distant when you want to feel close?
Want to stop arguing?
In this brief talk, Robyn will share how the teachings of yoga can bring ease and closeness in your connection to both yourself and your partner. You'll learn 3 simple steps you can take to feel better right away, and practices you can do on your own to increase love intimacy, and connection.
Robyn Smith owns Inner Freedom Yoga in Arcata and has been teaching yoga for over 22 years. She is also a Self-Esteem and Relationship Coach who uses consciousness practices to help her clients become unstuck from old patterns that limit their aliveness and prosperity. She is excited to soon be offering women's groups and workshops in Tantra for the local community. She can be reached at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Register now by calling 707-822-5296 or dropping by Moonrise Herbs on the Plaza.

Beginning with Herbs Fall Session with Jane Bothwell


September 13 - November 1

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, Sept 24, 2017 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
-Trinidad Head Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 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

Moonrise Herbs Autumn Sale!

Friday, September 22 - Sunday, September 24, 2017

The wheel of the year turns yet again and brings us the spirit and movement of the fall! Come celebrate the season with storewide and online savings of 25% off all Bulk Herbs & Teas and 10% off everything else including books! There will also be fantastic savings of up to 75% off on our Extra-Super Sale table!

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



Exploring Personality Theories with Donald Hughes

Tuesday, September 26th

6:30 - 8:00pm

Cost: $15


This class will explore ancient personality theories such as the Greek humors, the Enneagram, and Chinese element theory and compare these with depth psychology, in particular, Jungian psychology and the hero's journey.

This presentation will show the overlap between ancient personality theories and modern neurology and explore how ancient personality theories both accurately reflect personality archetypes and how they reveal to us clues about fulfilling our destinies and reaching our full potential.

Donald Hughes, Lac. received his Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences in Oakland, California. He received his massage training from the Acupressure Institute, formerly in Berkeley, California, now a part of the McKinnon Institute. He has had a private practice since 2006.

 **This class may fill up quickly so register quickly by calling Moonrise Herbs at 707-822-5296!**



Space Clearing & Enhancing with Annemarie Minke

Thursday, October 19. 2017

6:30 - 9:00pm

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.


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