Yoga means union, union means oneness, oneness means wholeness, and wholeness means health. How can herbs support our health and nourish our bodies, minds and spirits? How can herbal medicine compliment your yoga practice? In what ways would you like to grow? What do you need support with?
What to Expect::
Plants and people have been in intimate relationship for thousands of years, and they are still here for us, available as allies whenever we choose to connect. As beings of the earth, plants can help us attune to a deep groundedness and connection with all. Let’s re-member. Our bodies have the intelligence to be well and in balance. In yoga, we practice finding integration within ourselves and unity with all beings. Asana practice can give us clarity about blockages or tension patterns we may have in our bodies, and places we wish to strengthen or open deeper. Plant medicines can be wonderful teachers and helpers in our process of moving stagnation, smoothing our energy, finding ground, opening our vision, breathing deeply, nourishing our vital organs and nervous system, and so much more.
For years, Madelyn has been focused on gleaning tools for healing and transformation. With a background in herbal medicine, yoga, reiki, and Body Dialogue™, Madelyn enjoys holding space for folks to explore their own healing process. Madelyn believes that plants can unlock doors of transformation, allowing us the space to walk through, toward a greater sense of self and connection with all.
Plant medicines can be simple and accessible, yet effective and profound. Herbal medicine is people’s medicine, and Madelyn wishes to empower folks to take control of their own health and well-being.
Together we will journey through our Chakra system and familiarize ourselves with ...
Tools for space clearing
Herbs to soothe stress and anxiety
Herbs for relieving pain
Herbs to support grounding and embodiment
Herbs to support meditative states
Herbs for the heart
Herbs to support breathing well
Simple tonic herbs for deep nourishment and immunity
Supporting yourself and clients with simple herbal remedies
Rosemary Gladstar's Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide.
Meet Your Teacher:
MadelynSovern is an herbalist, musician, medicine crafter, artist, reiki practitioner, yogi, teacher, and student of Body Dialogue™ .
Madelyn began formally studying herbal medicine in 2012 at the Florida School of Holistic Living with Emily Ruff. This initial course propelled her into a period of deep study in the herbal healing community, and service to the land, attending herbal conferences and classes across the country, and living on and working with organic farms, eco-institutes, and environmentally conscious summer camps.
In 2016, Madelyn earned a certification in energetic clinical herbalism from Blue Otter School of Herbal Medicine with Karyn Sanders and Sarah Holmes.
Madelyn currently teaches the youth programs for both the Florida Herbal Conference and the Southeast Wise Women’s Herbal Conference in Western North Carolina. She sees clients in the Asheville, NC area and remotely over the phone.
Madelyn is a dedicated and passionate teacher and is happy to facilitate connection between people and plants whenever possible.
Global Breath Studio
Fri: 2-5 pm
Sat: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sun: 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
March 16-18, 2018
*You must pre-register for modules 2 weeks in advance (space permitting).